2017-01-26 E-Edition

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! […]

Mayor to present State-of-the City Address February 22

Mayor Sam Abed will be presenting the Annual State of the City address on Wednesday morning, February 22, at the Conference Center of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. The event is co-sponsored by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce and will be begin with an optional breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the program at 8 a.m. The program […]

“Split”: a triumph for M. Night Shyamalan

“Split” is a movie that could have easily gone very wrong. Thrillers about people with psychological conditions like amnesia, autism, or in this case multiple personalities tend to be clumsy, with the films rarely having any interesting ideas outside of the conditions. It’s also directed by M. Night Shyamalan, a filmmaker synonymous with awkward pauses, absurd dialogue, and ludicrous twist […]

EPD’s Lt. Al Owens named Officer of the Month by national police organization

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Lt. Al Owens, of the Escondido Police Department, as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for January 2017. Lt. Owens has been a police officer for 20 years, and in that time, he’s worn many hats. He also won the Escondido Police Department’s Police Officer of the Year […]

Game of the Week: Cougars surge past Ramona 68-59

Make no mistake about it, the Escondido High boys basketball team is starting to come on. Not only that but Coach Paul Baldwin’s club is also beginning to generate some real buzz. Suddenly, the Cougars have taken a decided step up and as such, they now loom as a bona fide contender in the just underway Valley League race. Based […]

Elizabeth Hospice CEO Jan Jones, elected chairman for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Elected by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), Jan Jones, the Elizabeth Hospice CEO and pioneer in the hospice movement, will now serve as the board chairman in 2017. NHPCO is the largest nonprofit, leadership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end of life care […]

More snapshots from the laptop

Now that a torrential rain that at times seemed worthy of the great flood has finally petered out, it’s time to adjust our focus and get back to what really matters, like the world of sports. Sorry President Trump, I meant no disrespect to the doings surrounding your inaugural. So let’s get to it: We’re often told that the power-brokers […]

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 […]

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