2017-02-09 E-Edition

Scott Rohlfs “Made You Look” exhibit opens Saturday

Local art aficionados will have the chance to be filmed in an unnamed popular reality show Saturday night and check out the works of Escondido artist Scott Rohlf at the Distinction Gallery (see address below.) Rohlf’s work will be featured in an exhibit called “Made Your Look,” which will have a reception at the Distinction Gallery at 317 E. Grand […]

Pet of the Week

Name: Jay JayAge: 3 years oldGender: Spayed femaleBreed: Domestic Short HairID #: 233162Adoption Fee: $25 Jay Jay, a 3-year-old Domestic Short Hair, is looking for a family to love. This darling girl is all about her humans. She may be a bit shy at first, as most cats are, but once she gets to know you, she’ll never leave your […]

City to hold scoping meeting on latest Esc. Country Club proposal Feb. 13

Every struggle has its battle cry. For Texans it was “Remember the Alamo! For Americans entering into World War I it was “The Yanks are Coming!” and for the homeowners of the old Escondido Country Club area who have drawn up battle lines to oppose the proposed General Plan Amendment by New Urban West, Inc. (NUWI), the cry “392 is […]

Ask the Vet

~ Question: Dental Disease Dental disease is one of the most common disease processes in pets. It is estimated that by the age of 2 years old 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease includes gum inflammation and bone and tissue damage around the teeth. If untreated this damage can progress to […]

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Fatality

On February 8, 2017 at about 10:21 PM officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched to the area of Vermont Avenue and Juniper Street regarding a serious injury collision. EPD officers and Escondido Fire paramedics arrived on scene minutes later and determined a vehicle had struck a pedestrian. Fire personnel attempted life saving measures although the pedestrian died at […]

60 attend Paul the Great job fair

Friday January 27 John Paul the Great Catholic University in downtown Escondido had its first ever career fair for students. A spokesman for the university commented, “As the university grows, we’re developing our relationships with local businesses who are interested in hiring our students. This is just one of the ways JPCatholic is positively contributing to the Escondido economy.” Companies […]

Escondido Union School District honors young writers

The Escondido Union School District held its annual Young Authors Celebration of Writing on Wednesday, February 1 from 4– 5:30 p.m., at Rincon Middle School. Students from each of the district’s 23 schools were recognized. This year’s exhibition and reception will highlight exemplary writing from each grade level (TK – grade 8) at all EUSD schools. Honorees, whose writing is […]

Local unemployment figures continue downward

Unemployment rates in San Diego County continued to inch down, and Escondido’s figures were right there in a median of the County. According to statistics for December released by California Employment Development Department (EDD) the unemployment rate dropped 0.1% in December to 4.2% for San Diego County, matching May’s low and 0.6% lower than a year ago. San Diego’s unemployment […]

Escondido college student named to leadership program

Morningside College senior Tracy Gates from Escondido is one of 22 emerging student leaders selected to be part of the inaugural class of the Connie Wimer Women’s Leadership Program. Gates, a senior, is a biology major. The new leadership program is named in honor of alumna Connie Wimer, an active Iowa business leader and member of the Morningside College Board […]