2017-01-26 E-Edition

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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. […]

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! […]

“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 […]

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 […]


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 […]