2017-02-16

Fire destroys motorcycle dealership



The Ducati motorcycle service and sales center on Tulip Street was destroyed Saturday night shortly before midnight. About 125 motorcycles were completely destroyed in the blaze. On Saturday about 11:30 p.m., Escondido Fire Department units were dispatched to a reported commercial building on fire. Shortly after the dispatch as units were leaving Escondido Fire Station 1, there was heavy smoke […]

The 6th annual Adobe Home Tour to benefit History Center



The 6TH annual Adobe Home Tour March 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. will benefit the Escondido History Center. Mexican Colonial hacienda accents… reclaimed wood ceiling beams… cooling outdoor courtyards and breezeways… lush, low-water gardens… stone, brick and kiva-style fireplaces… Many of the features of California’s oldest ranchos and haciendas are in high demand today, including handmade adobe bricks, […]

Children’s museum program Saturday to celebrate Sweden



San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) this week announced the fifth year of the SDCDM Roots Series. This free series is part of the museum’s mission to celebrate and educate children and adults about different world cultures. The first program of the year is Saturday, February 18 from 2–4 p.m. and will highlight Sweden. The afternoon includes a slideshow created […]

Jags prevail but San Pasqual shows its heart



Entering Friday night’s hoop contest between Valley Center High and host San Pasqual, the goals and ambitions of the respective teams were quite divergent. For the Jaguars, the major intent was to extend their winning streak to five and by doing so, continue to be a factor in the Valley League race and keep their postseason hopes alive. Meanwhile, the […]