Grand Avenue Festival is coming May 19

Springtime in San Diego County means the wildflowers are blooming, kids are dreaming about summer vacation, our roads are about to be inundated with ‘Zonies, and it’s time for the Grand Avenue Festival in historic downtown Escondido! Happening on Sunday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. it is getting so close you can almost smell the kettle corn. […]

“Thoroughly Modern Millie”….Thoroughly Entertaining

Community Players Theater, under the direction of Chris Ryan, has gone and done it again and that’s to put on a great show of the Broadway Classic, “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”  Though set in the 1920’s, the music and dance filled production addresses the very current and poignant topic of human trafficking interwoven in the romantic and comedic story line. The […]

Companion Animal Clinic, a Network Partner with feeding pets of the homeless

The national nonprofit, Feeding Pets of the Homeless, welcomed Companion Animal Clinic in 2019 as a network partner. The hospital is asking the community to bring pet food donations to their place of business in an effort to support pets whose owners are homeless in Escondido. Companion Animal Clinic accepts pet food and pet supplies year round at 1215 S. […]

Vintage fashion show May 11 to raise funds for Escondido schools

The Escondido Education Foundation (EEF) invites you to attend “Now and Then,” a  vintage show Saturday, May 11, 2-4 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 845 Chestnut St., Escondido There will be opportunity drawings, champagne, outside vendors, tea sandwiches and desserts, with all proceeds going toward innovative classrooms projects in the Escondido Union School District. Mayor Paul McNamara will […]

Three hikes offered at Escondido lakes in May

Hikes begin at the Daley Ranch La Honda Drive entrance unless otherwise noted. Bring water, hat, sunscreen, and treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sections. Do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels a hike. The hike schedule is also available at www.escondido.org and www.visitescondido.com. Please note that drinking water is not available in many areas […]


TERC TO MEET MAY 20 The Escondido Republican Club (TERC) will be holding its monthly lunchtime meeting on Monday, May 20, featuring guest speaker Ruth Weiss, vice president, co-founder -Election Integrity Project California, Inc. who is currently serving as the Director of Legislative Oversight and Director of the Southern Region of California, consisting of San Diego and Imperial Counties.  This […]

Caimans continue to mow down the opposition

Classical Academy’s 2019 baseball season just keeps getting more remarkable with each passing day. What’s more, the Caimans show absolutely no signs of slowing down or letting up. Right now, they are munching on the opposition with the same kind of efficiency as their namesakes do with their prey.      Winners of eleven straight games, the owners of a […]

Art Association presents Kids Kaleidoscope Awards

Escondido Art Association members, parents and K-12 students gathered together at the Awards Ceremony and Reception held on Saturday, April 13, to honor the Kids Kaleidoscope art students at the Artists Gallery on Grand Avenue in Escondido.   The competition is sponsored by the EAA and salutes young artists ages 5 – 18 who compete for cash prizes and ribbons […]

Patio Theater presents “Animales Nocturnos”

Two strangers meet:  one tells the other that he knows his secret. The stakes escalate as they begin a perilous relationship based in blackmail.  Patio Playhouse Community Theater presents “Animales Nocturnos” by Juan Mayorga, with an English translation, “Nocturnal,” by David Johnston. Written in 2003, this tautly written and suspenseful play is set in motion by a secret:  Short Man […]