Carols by Candlelight to benefit Rady Children’s Hospital

The 2018 headliners for this weekend’s Carols by Candlelight  are Hunter Hayes, Jamie O’Neal, Anna Vaus and Steve Vaus. The annual fundraiser for Rady Children’s Hospital, will be Friday and Saturday, December 7 & 8, 8 p.m. You can buy tickets beginning at $19 at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, box office or call 1-800-988-4253. A spectacular family […]

Sunny Side Kitchen offers something that gets national attention: personalized service

  Bob & Kate Carpenter have been the proud winners of Yelp’s “Top 100 Places to Eat” for two years running. Once, you might say it was good fortune. Twice and the Carpenters, owners of Sun Side Kitchen must be doing something very, very right. In 2017 they were 51st in the list of eateries to visit and the following […]

2018 Palomar College Comet Award honors Bob and Marion Wilson

Three hundred of North County’s civic, industry and community leaders gathered at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Tuesday, December. 4 for the inaugural Palomar College Community Showcase.  During the event, college officials reported on a variety of exciting initiatives, programs and events from the past year on campus, and presented local philanthropist Bob Wilson with the 2018 […]

Duncan Hunter trial date set for Sept. 10, 2019

On Monday U.S. District Judge Thomas Whelan set the trial date for 50th District Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife at September 10, 2019. The couple was indicted in August with 60 counts of spending more than $250,000 of Hunter’s campaign funds on personal items such as video games, dental work, golf outings and trips abroad to Italy and Hawaii.  […]

SDCCU To Award Escondido High School For Financial Education

San Diego County Credit Union will present Escondido High School Friday with a $1,000 prize and a private concert by former boy band member Logan Henderson for winning its SDCCU Classroom Heroes program. The Classroom Heroes program is intended to honor educators and schools for giving students superlative financial education. The credit union accepted nominations via its Instagram account through […]

ECCHO looking at future after lawsuit dismissal

In the wake of their lawsuit against the City of Escondido aimed at stopping the development of 380 new residences at the old Escondido Country Club property, the Escondido Country Club Homeowners Organization (ECCHO) is taking stock of its future options. Shortly after the Escondido City Council approved a plan to build 380 residences on the abandoned golf course property, […]

The Season of Advent

~Words of Faith

“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder.  And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, to order […]

Church brings 1,100 volunteers to clean Kit Carson Park

On November 17, The Church of Rancho Bernardo held their annual serve day at Kit Carson Park. This event is the City’s largest volunteer turnout of the year. The Church brought over 1,100 volunteers to clean, pick up trash, trim plants and trees, plant new trees and spread mulch for nearly 4 hours. This equates to 82.5 weeks of labor […]

Zoo ambassador Rick Schwartz to lead the parade

The December 8 Jaycees’ Christmas Parade, whose theme is “Wild About Christmas” will be led by Grand Marshal Rick Schwartz, ambassador for the San Diego Zoo. The parade will step off at 9:30 a.m. and will go south on Broadway from Escondido High School to Grape Day Park. There will be an awards ceremony at the Train Depot at Grape […]

No postal service Wednesday, December 5

Local post offices will join all post offices in the nation in being closed Wednesday as part of the National Day of Mourning in memory of former President George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States who died on Friday night at his home in Houston, Texas. President Bush was 94. His wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush, had […]