2017-01-19 E-Edition

Expected to dominate, the Sabers come through big-time

Entering their weekend, three-game series at the Iceoplex with the visiting Arizona Hawks, the San Diego Sabers were prohibitive favorites to not only sweep but to do so in a dominating fashion. Needless to say, San Diego took care of business and did exactly what was expected of it. Yielding only a single goal while finding the net 18 times […]

City Council approves water treatment plant

Overriding shouts of “old lives matter,” from dozens of senior citizens who don’t want to live near a recycled water facility the Escondido City Council January 11 approved of the Conditional Use Permit for the City’s Hale Avenue Resource Recovery Facility (HARRF), a reverse osmosis treatment facility. The meeting was held at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido because […]

On the Menu

Steak Chimichurri

I use the grill even in the winter to remind me that Summer is only 6 months away and to give me that grilled flavor that I am craving! This recipe is such a flavor filled meal packed with freshness that is good in any weather. The fresh citrus and herb flavors pack a punch that truly shows that this […]

Chocolate Festival Feb. 11

Just in time for Valentines Day

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Escondido Downtown Business Association is bringing back For the Love of Chocolate, the Escondido Chocolate Festival to Escondido’s Historic Downtown on Saturday, February 11, 1– 5 p.m. Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth to the Downtown for the “For The Love of Chocolate” Escondido Chocolate Festival. Stroll through Downtown Escondido to […]

OGHS continues their undefeated record with last minute score

Even immense amounts of rainfall couldn’t keep these fighters from clinching another successful game last Thursday at San Pasqual. Amidst the falling sheets, Orange Glen’s varsity soccer team demonstrated their gusto and durability. In a textbook edge-of-your seat game (and not just because you didn’t want to sit in a puddle) the boys at San Pasqual and Orange Glen resolved […]

Get your taste buds ready for Dine Out Escondido next week

Diversity of impacts on your taste buds and diversity of cuisines is the name of the game for the annual ‘Dine Out Escondido’ which arrives next week, just in time to shatter any New Year’s resolutions having to do with losing weight or even maintaining weight. The city’s tourism organization, ‘Visit Escondido,’ will once again sponsor Dine Out Escondido Restaurant […]

High School Hoop Rundown

Calvin Christian (5-10 overall, 1-1 in league) – It wasn’t a productive week for the Crusaders as they dropped games to Tri-City Christian and Guajome Park Academy. CC has now lost four of its last five. In the 47-36 setback to the Eagles, Joshua Bakker helped keep his side reasonably close with a solid all-around effort that featured 17 points, […]

Adobe home tour to benefit History Center

The 6TH annual Adobe Home Tour March 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. will benefit the Escondido History Center. Mexican Colonial hacienda accents… reclaimed wood ceiling beams… cooling outdoor courtyards and breezeways… lush, low-water gardens… stone, brick and kiva-style fireplaces… Many of the features of California’s oldest ranchos and haciendas are in high demand today, including handmade adobe bricks, […]


The police blotter comes from the Escondido Police Department website. We provide the headlines. ATTACK WITH A CROWBAR — On January 1, a man called 911 to say that a family member had just tried to strike him with a tire iron, or similar metal rod, and also threatened to shoot the caller (although no firearm was seen). He was last […]