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  • Felicita Park Escondido ribbon cutting 090514
    Escondido park built for more activities
    San Diegans living in Escondido can find more to do along the path through Felicita Park located at 742 Clarence Lane. Work upgrading the park facilities finished, and, the park features improved playgrounds and an event center with a pavillion...
  • Widened Bear Valley Parkway 0814
    Major Escondido road widening goes ahead
    Work on widening a 1 mile stretch on Bear Valley Parkway started this week at the groundbreaking. Construction workers will widen the 2 lane fast road traffic has been building up on to 4 lanes.The county's Department of Public Works has...
  • Experience beer magic in the making at Stone Brewing Co.
    Experience beer magic in the making at Stone Brewing Co.
    Touring StoneBrewingCo.is different then the typical brewery tour, while most tours take visitors through a sectioned off area or watch from the other side of the glass, Stone takes groups directly in the midst of everything. Stone’s tour...
  • CA Green Building Standards Escondido 2014
    2013 green building standards the norm in Escondido
    Builders in the east county city Escondido need to use California green building standards before they can pass a city plan check. Building projects have to guarantee builders use full limits on using natural resources and energy. The projects...
  • 31 Days of Music: Best of 2013 - Day 17
    31 Days of Music: Best of 2013 - Day 17 - Escondido
    Number 15 – Escondido – The Ghost of EscondidoAs 31 Days of Music: Best of 2013 starts rolling downhill towards the finish line I present to you Number 15, the mesmerizing music of Escondido and their album The Ghost of Escondido...
  • Vintana
    Stellar vibe and victuals at Vintana restaurant
    The Cohn Restaurant Group has done it again. The award-winning company, which now owns and operates 16 restaurants within the San Diego area and Maui, has hit a home run with one of its newer North County venues: Vintana. This eatery, uniquely...
  • Andrew Ripp
    Alanna Royale, Escondido, Andrew Ripp and more this week
    Whether you're looking for rock, pop, singer/songwriter, or Christian music in Nashville, you're sure to find something of interest in the week ahead:Monday, October 14 – FIDLAR with The Orwells, The Kingston Springs, and Bully at...
  • Plan 9 Alehouse opens in Escondido
    Plan 9 Alehouse opens in Escondido
    Excitement always accompanies the opening of a new brewery, which means San Diegans are an excitable lot. Thursday’s soft opening of Escondido’s Plan 9 Alehouse brings the grand total of San Diego breweries up to 76, and there are...
  • Photographing Lake Hodges
    Photographing Lake Hodges
    On an outing with one of San Diego’s photo clubs, I was introduced to a great piece of wilderness surrounded by suburbia: the San Diego River Park area of Lake Hodges. I knew it was there --how can you miss that pedestrian bridge?-- but I...
  • murder
    Elderly murder suspect tells Escondido Police he killed wife
    A confession always makes things easier for both law enforcement and prosecution.According to a FOX5 report, a 67-year-old showed up at the Escondido Police Department early Sunday to inform officers that he had murdered his wife.Police say that...
  • Five hikes in Escondido
    Five hikes in Escondido
    Known for Lawrence Welk, the nearby Safari Park and Palomar College--and perhaps to some as the birthplace of 20th century composer Benjamin Britten and Myspace founder Tom Anderson (thank you Wikipedia)--Escondido is one of San Diego County's...
  • Escondido
    Escondido: Taking chances but making them work
    On paper, it should have never worked: a Spaghetti Western inspired pop album from an Iowan and Canadian who met in Nashville. But on Escondido’s debut, The Ghost of Escondido, Tyler James and Jessica Maros not only pull it off, but they do...
  • Amgen Tour of California -Kick-off press conference; informative with no drama
    Amgen Tour of California -Kick-off press conference; informative with no drama
    This year’s Amgen Tour of California kick off press conference took place in the Council Chamber of the City of Escondido site of this Sundays start and finish. There was no drama like in 2010 when Lance Armstrong and Paul Kimmage had their...
  • Felicita Park project 1212
    County invests in more welcoming Felicita Park
    To stop the turf and playground at Felicita Park from going downhill, and to make the park south of Escondido in the North Metro area last, the board of supervisors guaranteed a project to make the gathering place fit for all visitors who enjoy...
  • Queen Califia's Magical Circle delights Escondido visitors
    Queen Califia's Magical Circle delights Escondido visitors
    Jerusalem. Paris. New York. Visitors aren’t surprised to find world-class art in these major population and cultural centers.But drive through the dusty back roads of San Diego County, past suburban grade schools and housing developments....