2017-01-26 E-Edition

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/ […]

Escondido loves to Cha-Cha-Cha

The owner of the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Escondido, Autumn Dinh, was thrilled when she looked at the end of the year financial reports for 2016 for her dance studio. “I couldn’t believe it”, says Dinh, “we jumped more than fifty percent in gross over last year.” In a year where many businesses were struggling, Dinh attributes her location […]

Times-Advocate Shorts

Commissioners needed The City of Escondido is recruiting volunteers to serve on various Boards or Commissions. Applications are being accepted for the following: -Building Advisory and Appeals Board -Youth Member to serve a One-Year Term on the Community Services Commission -Library Board of Trustees -Personnel Board of Review -Planning Commission -Public Art Commission For information on qualifications and an application […]

Arrest Made in 2002 Escondido Homicide

On September 10, 2002 at Dee’s Sports Tavern, 426 N. Rose St, Hector Mendieta (DOB 8-15-81) and Bartolo Velador (DOB 9-24-66) were in a physical altercation. During the fight, Mendieta stabbed Velador and fled the scene. Velador later died as a result of his injuries. As Escondido Police Detectives began working the case, they learned that Mendieta fled the country […]

Emergency pipeline repair begins on North Hale Avenue

Emergency repair for a 24-inch pipeline on North Hale Avenue between North Tulip Street and the North County Transit District railroad tracks began on Tuesday, January 24, and is anticipated to be completed by February 10, according to a statement issued this week by the City of Escondido. Motorists should expect delays along North Hale Avenue. The inside traffic lanes […]

Lake Hodges is half full

Lake Hodges, which provides probably the most visible demonstration 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. The Times-Advocate asked Isam Hireish, P.E., MSCE Deputy Director of Water System Operations Division of the Public Utilities Department of the City […]

Escondido College News

News of Escondido residents attending college here and around the country.

Local Students Serve with Mexico Outreach Azusa Pacific University students served with Mexico Outreach during the fall semester. They were Kaitlin Estelle, Cole Mizel and Kelsey Geckeler, all of Escondido. Mexico Outreach was founded on the principle that young people of all ages can be effective in sharing the Gospel. APU sends 17 student teams to Mexicali to serve in […]

City, tribes reach historic agreement on water rights

Although some details remain to be worked out, a lawsuit that has gone on so long that most of the people who initiated it are dead, will be settled very, very soon. As is often the case, the villain in this piece is the federal government, which, about a century ago planted the seeds of a festering legal wound by […]

California Pizza Kitchen isn’t just about pizza

The new California Pizza Kitchen in the Westfield Mall January 11 cohosted with Ballast Point Brewery a lavish tasting event where this trendy eatery brought out some of its newest and tastiest offerings in a beer and food pairing night that demonstrated that CPK isn’t just about pizza. The evening was hosted by CPK’s head of culinary innovation Chef Brian […]