Zoppè Italian Family Circus resides at the Center from September 26–29

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will present the Zoppè Italian Family Circus: “La Nonna – Power, Beauty, Elegance!” for a four-day residency on Thursday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 27, 2at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, September 28, at 2 p.m. & 6 p.m;  and Sunday, September 29, 2019 at noon & 4 p.m.         […]

Workshop offered on specialty crop grants

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) will present four workshops and two webinars on the 2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) competitive solicitation process.  One of the workshops will be in Escondido at the San Diego County Farm Bureau office. Workshops will feature an overview of the program, a review of the concept proposal questions, a live […]

Students return to campus as fall semester arrives at Palomar

As thousands of students settled into the fall semester at Palomar College, many others are preparing to begin eight-week “Fast Track” courses that run from October 14 through the end of the semester. The first day of the semester on Monday, August 19 kicked off two weeks of activity across the district, as students at the San Marcos campus and […]

Del Lago Academy senior helps discover new molecule

Esthela Barriga, now a senior at Del Lago Academy applied for and was awarded a SEED fellowship (a program that provides opportunities to lower income students) in chemistry.   She worked with Dr. Jacqueline Trischman at Cal State San Marcos’s department of chemistry and biochemistry during the summer along with two other students, one just graduated from San Pasqual HS […]

Smoother parking for students as Palomar adopts new digital system

With the implementation of a digital system utilizing license plate scanners, the Palomar College Police Department has modernized campus parking enforcement. During the first week of the fall semester at Palomar College, some 9,000 students had bought parking permits, but virtually no one put a placard in their windshield when they arrived on campus. Meanwhile, in front of the Palomar […]

XXV: The Silver Anniversary Exhibition opens at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum announces its 2019 fall exhibition.  XXV: The Silver Anniversary Exhibition opens at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 and is on view through December 1, 2019. In celebration of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s 25th anniversary season, selections from the Museum’s permanent collection […]


Supervisors vote to go forward on Community Choice Energy; Gaspar votes no

The County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday to continue exploring the idea of getting into the business of buying and selling electricity. Supervisors Kristin Gaspar and Jim Desmond opposed the motion. The action came after a feasibility study/business plan was presented to the Board on the pros and cons of community choice energy also known as community choice aggregation. […]

“Escondido Together” hosts free event in observance of Peace Day

The interfaith leaders of Escondido, known as Escondido Together, invite all to a free event in observance of International Day of Peace. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all of humanity to commit to Peace above all differences.  Escondido Together is hosting a viewing of “The Sultan and the Saint,” […]

School district, Chamber to hold college, career fair

Escondido Union High School District, in coordination with the Escondido Chamber of Commerce will be holding a College and Career Fair at Escondido High School on September 26, 5-8 p.m. Students, their families and the community will have the opportunity to learn from more than 100 college and career representatives.  The list of university representatives can be found here: docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1W6rNC7bBn3gURVMuuAwOyQI35_tjMueTKTDZ5Bi-608/edit?usp=sharing […]