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 […]