2017-01-19

2017-01-19 E-Edition

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California’s water outlook is brighter, but….


Though it’s still early, this year’s storms have brought increased precipitation, including heavy snowfall in the Sierras. Our real problem isn’t lack of rain, it’s a lack of water storage capacity. Despite voter approval of the $7.1 billion water bond in 2014, including $2.7 billion earmarked for new dams and reservoirs, few projects are currently under way. This week I […]

Words of Faith:

Worship – Are You a ‘David’ or a ‘Saul?’

The story of David and Saul in the Old Testament offers us many valuable lessons. Answering the question posed in the headline could have serious impact on your own success or failure. What follows are Bible passages that show two clear examples of where a lifestyle of worship — or the lack of one — was key to the outcomes […]

4 More Flu Deaths Reported in County



Four additional influenza deaths were reported in San Diego County last week, bringing this season’s local total to nine, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported . The ages of the people who died ranged from 60 to 96, and all had underlying medical conditions. Furthermore, the number of lab-confirmed influenza cases went up by 56% (from 292 to […]

New pastor to be installed



The Rev. Holgie Choi will be installed January 29 as Pastor of the First Congregational Church of Escondido, United Church of Christ. This special service will take place at 4 p.m. at the church, 1800 N. Broadway, Escondido, and will include special music and participants from the community and other United Church of Christ churches in the San Diego area. […]

Pet of the Week



Name: CupidAge: 8 weeks oldGender: Spayed femaleBreed: Rabbit – Silver mixID #: 232627Adoption Fee: $25 Cupid, an 8-month-old Silver mix rabbit, is looking for a loving family to call her own. This darling little bun is the perfect age to become a lifelong companion. She’s sweet, smart and happy go-lucky. She’d love to continue to learn new things and socialize […]

Arch Health opens newest office



Arch Healthy Partners opened its newest office Monday — this one in Valley Center with Drs. David Greb and Roy Johnson at 28743 Valley Center Road #B. The ribbon cutting was followed by a tour of the facility.

Times-Advocate Shorts



Police Cadets sought The Escondido Police Department and Explorer Post 2600 is currently recruiting for the position of Police Cadet. This is a volunteer position which is dedicated to teaching young men and women about law enforcement and a potential career in that field. Escondido Police Cadets participate in community events, provide traffic control, ride along as an observer with […]

Patio’s “Waiting for Godot” continues through Jan. 29



The Patio Playhouse rendition of Samuel Beckett’s tragicomedy “Waiting for Godot” through January 29 at the intimate downtown Escondido theater. The Nobel Prize winning writer Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot leads off the theater’s 2017 season. This existential masterpiece tells the story of two wandering tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait by a lonely tree to meet up with Mr. […]

Palomar Health to host low-cost health-education classes/screenings in January



Palomar Health will host a variety of low-cost health-education classes and screenings led by physicians and other health professionals during the month of January. Following is a complete schedule with registration information. Become a Palomar Health Volunteer Palomar Medical Center Escondido,2nd Floor, Raymond FamilyConference Center2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido,CA 92029Wednesday, January 18 | 10 – 11 a.m. Volunteering can make a […]


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