Jags continue to roll while youthful Cougars look to the future

Know this about the Valley Center High football Jaguars. If they get on a roll, better look out because they can be harder to stop than a runaway locomotive. Just ask Mt. Carmel, who they torched 57-3. Or inquire of Imperial, a team that fell 40-14 to the prolific Jags. Rancho Buena Vista will certainly testify to VC’s potency having […]

Cael Patterson’ s 3 three touchdown runs sparks Orange Glen Patriots to a 31-25 win over Tri City

By DAVID A. WILLAUER, Contributing Writer

For the first time in 5 years the Patriots of Orange Glen have a way of winning key football games and experiencing their first winning season since 2014 when father Jason Patterson was named head football coach and finished 6-5.   After 3 straight losing season the team is off to a good start with a 6-2 record and one […]

County launches new online reservation system for marriage licenses and wedding ceremonies

The San Diego County Clerk’s Office will launch a new online and mobile friendly reservation system that offers customers the ability to schedule their marriage license and civil ceremony appointments online. Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk, Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. said “The new system will allow couples to schedule their appointments at any time and no longer require them to either call or […]

Organic farm and training center faces foreclosure

Friends and supporters of Archi’s Acres, which is located on West Lilac Road, have organized to raise money to help Karen and Colin Archipley, owners of the highly regarded hydro-organic farm to keep it open. The farm is known far and wide for its organic basil.  The Archipleys are on Go Fund me and other sites trying to raise $100,000 […]

October is Pastor’s Appreciation Month

Words of Faith

“What are you doing here, Elijah?” He said, “I have been very jealous for the Lord, the God of hosts. For the people of Israel have forsaken your covenant, thrown down your altars, and killed your prophets with the sword, and I, even I only, am left, and they seek my life, to take it away.” (1 Kings 19:9-10, ESV). […]

Farmers provide “Nature’s Candy” for holidays

At the Sunday Farmers Market located at the Sikes Adobe Farmstead across from the Mall off E. Via Rancho Parkway in Escondido the farmers are trying to change the nature of the Halloween handouts.  They hope parents will scrap distributing the sugar-loaded commercial candies in favor of “Nature’s Candy” as this year’s healthy trick-or-treats. “Nature’s candy” is dehydrated fruits such […]

“Perishables” art lesson helps to remind us about our food

The Education Department at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is hosting another free 2nd Saturday art lesson on Saturday, November 10, from 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in our Education Studio 2. Using printing ink, brayers, and real produce leaves, participants will mix biology, agriculture and art as they produce prints that inspire conversation about the food we eat, where […]