2017-01-26 E-Edition

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 […]

Skate Park Rally turnout ‘exceeded expectations’

The City of Escondido’s Community Services Department hosted a community Skate Park Rally at Washington Park on Saturday, January 14. The purpose of the event was to generate interest in and gather community input on a proposed skate plaza in the Park. According to Danielle M Lopez, assistant director of community services, “One of the main goals of the event […]

Pet of the Week

Name: EmberAge: 6 years oldGender: Spayed femaleBreed: Shepherd/Labrador mixID #: 230595Adoption Fee: $95 Ember, 6-year-old Shepherd/Labrador mix, is looking for a patient family to call her own. Sweet Ember is a shy, sensitive soul who will need a calm, loving family to earn her trust. She will need an experienced adopter in an adult only home who will spend some […]

Abed gives hints of upcoming address at Chamber breakfast

Every few months Escondido’s booster in-chief, Mayor Sam Abed, breaks bread with the folks in the form of the Chamber of Commerce’s “Breakfast with the Mayor.” On Tuesday, the always upbeat Mayor Abed joined about a dozen business people for an informal give and take that started off with the screening of the video that ran at last year’s State […]


Local Fastsigns receives national award Fastsigns of Escondido received national recognition out of more than almost 650 locations worldwide at the 2017 Fastsigns Convention, which was recently held in Phoenix, Arizona. The locally owned and operated business received two awards including the Pinnacle Club Award, which is given to the centers ranked 26 to 125 for sales volume between Oct. […]

Which Wich has local ribbon cutting

The dining revolution will be customized. Once upon a time there was a fast food restaurant that promised that customers can “have it your way.” Bring things up to the modern day and let’s bring on stage Which Wich, for which the bespoke sandwich is the be all and end all. Patrons can customize their sandwiches ad infinitum and get […]

On the Menu

Broccoli Bacon Salad

Serves 8 4 heads of broccoli chopped into florets ( no stems )1 lb bacon cooked, diced1 red onion diced4 cups golden raisins4 cups Marie’s Poppyseed Salad dressing Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine. If you are prepping this the night before, leave the dressing off until about an hour before serving. Quick, easy and delicious! […]