2017-01-19 E-Edition

Sharon Lynn Hill

was 32-year Escondido resident and a passionate quilter

The children of Sharon Lynn Hill, a 32-year resident of Escondido who died December 26, 2016 at 7:46 a.m. with her loving offspring by her side, say “there better be quilting in Heaven.” This beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and best friend succumbed to a very hard fought battle with Lung Cancer. She was not yet ready to stop fighting, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]


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 […]

Jim McFarland, 56, who owned MechTech Motorsports for 25 years, fought 3-year battle with ALS

Jim McFarland, 56, passed away at his home in Valley Center, on December 31. Mr. McFarland fought a difficult, three-year battle with ALS (aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and inspired everyone with his faith, hope, and strength along the way. He is not defined by how he died, but rather, how he lived. He was an exemplary athlete, and regularly competed […]

Lake Hodges is half full

Lake Hodges, which provides probably the most visible demonstrations of how dry or wet it is in North County, is about half full after several weeks of on and off rain, and a week of really heavy rain. We asked Isam Hireish, P.E., MSCE Deputy Director of Water System Operations Division of the City of San Diego for the latest […]

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. […]