Some great TV! —Yes, really!


It’s Labor Day and I’m toiling feverishly over this hot keyboard. What I want to talk about is some great TV the past few weeks. Yeah, the oxymoron great TV. If you didn’t watch any of the Little League World Series games you missed out on something special. I watched parts of probably six games including the last five innings […]

Escondido native takes part in Fleet Week

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Eden Farmer, a native of Escondido, California, assigned to dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45), serves breakfast at the St. Francis Center during Los Angeles Fleet Week (LAFW). LAFW is an opportunity for the American public to meet their Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard teams and experience America’s sea services. During fleet week, service […]

One Book One San Diego arrives at Escondido library

Be a part of One Book, One San Diego. Participate in Library programs to earn prizes. From September 4 through October 30, complete activities for chances to win weekly drawing prizes and log your progress online.  One Book One San Diego Family Storytime Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:30–11:30 a.m. Children’s Room Children & Families  Join the library for a special […]

Think Two Steps Ahead: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

The Escondido Police Department is working with law enforcement agencies across the state to promote safe behaviors that allow drivers and those on foot to get where they need to go safely. September is Pedestrian Safety Month, and California continues to see more and more pedestrians getting injured or killed on roads. In 2016, 867 pedestrians were killed and more […]

Demolition to begin soon of old Escondido Country Club

The Escondido Country Club Homeowners Organization (ECCHO) were informed earlier this week that demolition will begin within days to make room for New Urban West Inc.’s “The Villages Project.” According to the letter by Project Manager Jonathan Frankel, sent to all impacted residents (i.e. homeowners within 500 feet of the project,) the demolition will take about four weeks to complete. […]

World’s youngest solo musician to perform in Escondido Sept. 13

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido and KPBS present, “Ethan Bortnick, Live in Concert, Generations of Music” for one-night only on Friday, September 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center Theater.                                                         […]


Family-Friendly art lesson in September teaches chalk “Impressionism”

The Education Department at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is hosting another free 2nd Saturday art lesson on Saturday, September 14.     Impressionism, a 19th Century style of art, characterized by vibrant colors, an emphasis on light, and vivid strokes that aim to capture the feeling of a subject over an exact replication, is the inspiration for […]

1st and 2nd graders learn about safety

On August 21, Engine 131 participated in a safety program at Epiphany Prep Charter School. Captain Beverly, Engineer Lara and Firefighter/Paramedic Hanna provided tours of the engine and a gave a safety talk to nearly 200 1st and 2nd graders.

Holiday craft fair set for Oct. 11

First United Methodist Women will hold its 23rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair on Friday, October 11, (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and Saturday, October 12, (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.), at 341 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido.   The fair will have quilts and linens, embroidered items, wreaths, floral decorations, artwork,  jewelry, and  gift items for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and every […]