2017-03-23

Lupe Sanchez honored as Classified Employee of the Year

Escondido Union High School District has honored Lupe Sanchez as the EUHSD Classified Employee of the Year 2017. For over 18 years, Lupe Sanchez has arrived early in the morning to greet students attending Orange Glen High School. As the Student Attendance Technician, she frequently interacts not only with students, but often with parents, teachers and counselors. She is very […]

New job for Escondido HS principal

Escondido High School Principal Rich Watkins, who has served in that position since 2009, will be taking the job of director of pupil services and intervention with the Escondido Union High School District. The change was announced by school officials earlier this week. He will take over at the new job on July 1. This job includes supervision of school […]

Escondido student makes Dean’s list – Maria Symons

Committed to academic excellence, Wittenberg University regularly recognizes students who maintain high educational standards. Maria Symons of Escondido maintained a 3.5 or higher grade point average for the 2016 fall semester and earned a place on the Dean’s List. Repeatedly recognized by the Princeton Review for its professor accessibility, superior classroom experience and longstanding commitment to sustainability. Wittenberg is a […]

Escondido student spends spring break volunteering

Corey David Soper, of Escondido is spending Spring Break volunteering in Washington, D.C. on an Assumption College SEND Trip. Soper traveled to Washington, D.C. (L’arche). In Washington, D.C., students on this immersion trip gained a deeper appreciation of the gifts that all people bring to their communities while staying at the L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C., Community, which, according to the […]

Local university students raise money to fund film

Several film students at John Paul the Great Catholic University in Escondido are raising money to fund a film that will be their Senior Thesis. They are required to develop a Senior Thesis short film from pre-production stages all the way to post production.  In order to do this each project must raise a certain amount of money to get […]

A recap of OG’s remarkable hoop season

By any measure or standard, the 2016-17 Orange Glen basketball season was one to remember. Was it exhilarating? Damn right! Was it thrilling? Oh yeah! Was it noteworthy? Without a doubt! And with just a slight variation or two, it could have been absolutely historic. The Patriots’ gallant and rather extraordinary run came to an end when they fell short […]

Stan was “the Man,” but just barely

  On paper, last week’s quarterfinal match at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells between the world’s No. 3 Stan Wawrinka and Austria’s 23-year-old standout Dominic Thiem (now ranked eighth) looked like it had the potential to be one whale of a confrontation. It seemed to have all the elements required to make for some riveting and compelling theatre. […]

North County Glassblowing Studio Celebrates Hot Glass, Cool Fashion

Artist James Stone of Stone and Glass hosts multi-media art & fashion show as a part of Escondido’s Second Saturday Arts & Culture. San Diego hot glass and mixed media artist, James Stone, presents art fusion in a whole new way. The Hot Glass, Cool Fashion Art Show will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 4– 8 p.m. The […]

Special Craft Beer Pairing Menu at Bellamy’s

A match made in gastronomic heaven, OffBeat will be showcasing their Session IPA, Pale LAe Giraffe-O-Copter, Blended Brown Ale “The Malt 40” with Bellamy’s featuring Local Yellowtail Crudo, Beer Cheese Soup, Sautéed Shrimp, 24 Hour Braised Short Rib, closing out the evening with Flourless Chocolate Cake. Let the brewers of OffBeat guide you through each plate and beer. For the […]

When Facing A Crisis, What Do You Do?


Until Jesus returns there are certain norms all humanity is having to contend with. As surely as the sun rises and sets, there will be both good times and bad; crises will come and go.  It isn’t whether crises will come, it’s when. The big difference for a Christian is that we don’t walk through them alone.  In fact, we […]


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