2017-02-23 E-Edition

“Everything Fitz” concert at CCAE to benefit Hidden Valley Community Concert Association

The “Everything Fitz” concert March 17 at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s Center Stage will raise funds for the Hidden Valley Community Concert Association, which has been bringing affordable concerts to Escondido for 72 years. “Canadian Fiddling and Step Dancing… Keeping tradition alive!” — The Fitzgerald family takes you on an exciting journey of music and dance styles […]

Pet of the Week

Name: SushiAge: 5 years oldGender: Spayed femaleBreed: Domestic Short HairID #: 235800Adoption Fee: $25 Sushi, a 5-year-old Domestic Short Hair mix, is looking for a love to call her own. This darling kitty may be a tiny bit shy, but once you get on her good side, you two will be besties for life. She appreciates the finer things in […]

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Chocolate Andes Mint Cake

YES, I baked! OK… anyone who knows me, knows that my baking skills are severely lacking. However, that being said, it makes me want to be better at it. So, with the new year 2017 comes new challenges for myself in order to bring variety to my OTM fans! I LOVE Andes mints. I seriously will pocket them (paid for, […]

Escondido artists among 22 top choral groups in San Diego Sings Festival 2015

Twenty-two of San Diego’s top choral groups will perform in a free concert in Balboa Park on March 25. Two years after making its debut as part of Balboa Park’s centennial celebrations, the San Diego Sings! Festival will return on Saturday, March 25, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Among those singing will […]


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Escondido youth among those honored at State Capitol

Escondido resident and Torrey Pines High School grad Nelson Lin, who is attending Cal Poly SLO was part of a group of Cal Poly students honored by state lawmakers on the floors of the Assembly and Senate in Sacramento February 13. Lin, 22, who graduated from Torrey Pines High in 2012 was one of 20 students recognized for their awards […]

City manager’s contract extended another month

At their closed session meeting February 15, the Escondido City Council voted to extend Graham Mitchell’s contract as Escondido City Manager for an additional 30 days. Mitchell has been serving as Escondido’s City Manager since December 2015. The City of Escondido’s Human Resources Department has been assisting the City Council with their search for Mitchell’s replacement by retaining the services […]

“A Ship in the Woods” to present first exhibition of year starting March 17

A Ship in the Woods will present its first exhibit of 2017, WAKE from March 17 – April 20 with the opening reception March 17, 6-11 p.m. at 3007 Felicita Rd., Escondido. A Ship in the Woods—which is a metaphor for something unexpected— also calls its itself WSOHOIDPS, which is the the letters in the word “ship” interspersed in the […]

Escondido cakery returns to Food Network’s Cake Wars

Escondido resident Linda Caro, who operates Little Hunnys Cakery here in the city, and whom we featured in September when she won the Powerpuff Girls “Cake Wars” Episode in September 2016 (Season 4 episode 1) is back! Caro is going back to Food Network to compete in “Cake Wars Champs.” It’s a new mini season (6 episodes) of previous winners. […]