The Deer Springs Fire Safety Council will host a “Last Chance Survival Simulation Workshop” in Escondido at Hidden Meadows Community Pavilion, 28208 Meadow Glen Way West, Escondido, on Saturday, April 22. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The Last Chance Survival Simulation Workshop was developed to empower residents in high- risk, wildfire-prone communities to prepare for evacuation and potential wildfire […]
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Trout season is coming to an end soon – The local lakes are stocking Rainbows (4500 pounds in April.) Is your gear ready? The Escondido Kiwanis Club will be hosting their Semi-Annual Trout Derby at Dixon Lake 1700 La Honda Dr., Escondido from April 15 and 16. No California Permit is required. Lake Permits cost $18 for adults, $14 for […]
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Many people are eager to help San Diego Habitat for Humanity build more affordable ownership housing in our region. Some swing a hammer on a build site, some advocate for changes in government policy that create more homeownership opportunities, and some prefer to indulge in treats provided by amazing local chefs, brewers, vintners, and bakers. Comfort food, secret family recipes, […]
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The Downtown Business Association is bringing back a fun idea to attract people downtown to do some shopping, eating and have some fun: The Small Business Shopping Spree. It will be held Saturday, April 15. Similar to “Small Business Saturday,” with a purchase, the customer will receive a Scratch-Off Card. Each card will contain the name of another participating merchant […]
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Senior Helpers, a provider of personalized in-home senior care, has announced the official opening of its Escondido, California location to be managed and operated by Cort Peters. The new franchise will serve senior citizens and their families in Escondido, Oceanside, Carlsbad, San Marcos, Vista, La Costa and San Diego. It hopes to bring more than 75 new jobs to the […]
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The local nonprofit Wounded Warrior Homes (WWH) has opened their first house for female veterans in North County San Diego as a pilot program. WWH has been serving male veterans with transitional housing for 11 years in San Diego County; now they have begun a pilot program to also serve women veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTS) and traumatic brain injury. […]
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The Hair Lounge at the Escondido Promenade has announced two contests: “The Best Hair in Escondido” and “The Great Mother makeover.” The “Best Hair in Escondido” is open to all Escondido residents, male or female, older than 13. It will determine who has the best hair in the city. Participants should submit a photo of their hair, and a brief […]
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I’ve been engaging in some sports-related brainstorming and wanted to share some of those thoughts, opinions and observations. So let’s tip things off. Despite the mercurial weather of late that has caused plenty of rainouts, the prep golf season is nonetheless well underway. And how many here in these parts would be surprised to learn that three of the County’s […]
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Heriberto (Eddie) Esqueda Sr. 90 years old died peacefully at home in San Marcos on February 28, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife Maria, daughters Lucy Gonzales (Jess), Elvira Esqueda, Gabriela Lopez (John), sons Eddie Esqueda Jr. (Gail), Jose Luis Esqueda (Don), Manuel Esqueda, Raymond Esqueda, Ernie Esqueda (Michele), and stepson Basilio Bucaroff. Two sisters Rita […]
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Christine Ruth (Matzen) Koerts passed away peacefully at home on the morning of March 10, 2023. She was born on March 1, 1950 in Columbus, Nebraska and lived on the farm until moving to Escondido, California in 1957. She attended Escondido High School graduating in 1968. Chriss got her “dream job” as a flight attendant for TWA and […]
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