2020-01-02

Escondido businesswoman awarded Women of the Vine & Spirits scholarship

Cassandra Schaeg, founder of Escondido’s SIP Wine & Beer (SIP), is a recipient of the Women of the Vine & Spirits Scholarship. Schaeg was selected out of 376 applicants spanning 42 countries to advance and empower knowledge in the alcohol beverage industry.  Women of the Vine & Spirits non-profit arm, the Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation, Ltd. 501(c)(3), […]

Rainbow trout planting coming January 3

Trout fishing has been excellent at Lake Wohlford. Jeremy Cominlag of San Diego has big fish honors with his 8.40 pound trout caught in Willow Cove on a green power-worm. Other notable catches included; Selvin’s 7.10 pound, Chris Sy’s 6.70 pound, and Keith Greetis’s 5.40 pound.  Fishing has been best on the east end and in the southern cove opposite […]

Award-winning lecture series comes to Escondido

The award-winning January Series of Calvin University is coming to Escondido. From January 8 –28, 2020, Calvin Christian School will be one of 60 remote webcast locations worldwide to broadcast one of the nation’s leading lecture and cultural arts series. The 2020 edition features New York Times best-selling authors, Billboard-topping musicians, and a 41-year veteran of the White House press […]

2020 – The Year of Momentum!


  “Enlarge the place of your tent and let them stretch out the curtains of your dwellings; Do not spare; lengthen your cords and strengthen your stakes.   For you shall expand to the right and to the left, and your descendants will inherit the nations, and make the desolate cities inhabited.” (Isaiah 54:2-3, NKJV)   The word, mo-men-tum, defined […]

Steven E. Chappell, 68

a.k.a. Steve Gates Steven E. Chappell, who was born on Jan. 16, 1951 at Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego, California, passed on Nov. 28, 2019 at his home with his family in Pipe Creek, Texas. Mr. Chappell proudly served our country from 1969-1974 in the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam Campaign.     He also was part of Apollo […]

County awarded $2.5 Million to House homeless veterans

The County Health and Human Services Agency was recently awarded an annual $2.5 million federal grant to fund housing vouchers for homeless veterans. The $2,520,346 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will allow the County to issue housing vouchers to 175 unsheltered veterans in San Diego County. The funds are administered through the Veterans Affairs […]