2017-01-26 E-Edition

Invoking Hitler the epitome of ignorance

~ Guest Opinion

One thing I will not tolerate is ignoramuses that equate anything in their lifetime experience to the Hitler era. If they are alive right now, they don’t know what they are talking about. For any American under 80 to suggest that any person they know is equal to Hitler, is just the epitome of ignorance and insensitivity. But they don’t […]


The police blotter comes from the Escondido Police Department website. We provide the headlines. * * * HOT PROWL — On January 9, at 10:04 a.m. the department received a phone call from her 17 and 19-year-old sons who stated they heard someone downstairs in the kitchen of their home at 2305 Summercreek Way. The boys locked themselves in the bathroom […]

Career training for job growth

~ Guest Opinion

By MARIE WALDRON, 75th Assembly District The best way to reduce poverty is by bringing more of our citizens into the workforce. While government subsidies can help to overcome temporary setbacks, the only permanent way to increase overall prosperity is through permanent, well-paying jobs. Unfortunately, many Californians are now struggling to secure good jobs, even though many jobs are available. […]

Words of Faith:

Israel: What’s its connection to the Church? (Part 1)

Israel is a big topic in today’s news as it has been for decades. So many people throughout the world question Israel’s claim to the relatively small tract of land it occupies in the Middle East. Even within the Christian community, there’s much discussion as to whether Israel is still relevant to the Church of Jesus Christ. It’s still very […]

Three day event this weekend will help homeless veterans

Helping homeless Veterans get off the streets and back to a normal life will be the focus of North County San Diego Veterans Stand Down January 27-29 at Green Oak Ranch in Vista. This three-day event will impact the lives of hundreds of homeless Veterans throughout North San Diego County. The Veterans will receive assistance including: medical, dental, and vision […]

Thomas Lundgren, 89,

was longtime U.S. Forest Service fire officer

Thomas Edwin “Eddie” Lundgren, of Rogue River, Ore., 89, died December 30 in Grants Pass, Oregon. He was born May 11, 1927, in Riverside, to Fridolf Edwin Lundgren and Opha Amanda (Mardock) Lundgren. He was raised in Riverside and lived in Los Angeles County until he was 17, where he graduated High School. Mr. Lundgren met Margaret “Marg” Applebury, at […]

City’s preparation trumps the rains

Getting ready for last year’s El Niño storms that fizzled put the City of Escondido in fine shape to deal with the much larger than usual rainfall over the last few days. Early this week Escondido Director of Public Works Ed Domingue released a recap over the city’s response to the recent rains. “We have been very fortunate as the […]


Pamela D. Sandland06/20/1946 – 01/16/2017Escondido, CAPrivate ServiceCaliforniaFuneralAlternatives.com~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ray C. Urbaniak05/08/1929 – 01/09/2017Escondido, CANo ServicesVeteranCaliforniaFuneralAlternatives.com~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Bernard L. SweeneyAge – 6601/17/1951 – 01/21/2017Escondido, CAServices pendingCaliforniaFuneralAlternatives.com~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ma. Josefina Calderon de Bautista01/04/1930 – 01/15/2017Escondido, CAFuneral Service – Friday, January 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. at House of Prayers Lutheran Church, 795 N. Rose Street, Escondido, CA 92027.Followed by a graveside service at Oak Hill […]

City to offer programs for small businesses in February

The following free small business offerings will start next month at City Hall in partnership with the North San Diego Small Business Development Center: February 10, 9 a.m.–noon the city will hold the “Meet the Buyers” event in City Council Chambers, Training Room #1 and the Mitchell Room, 9 a.m. There is no fee to attend. REGISTER NOW at www.SanDiegoSmallBiz.com/ […]