Welcome to the week in between Christmas and New 12 months’s, when it’s in a single 12 months and out the opposite. Annually presently we evaluate the preferred tales, as indicated by hits on times-advocate.com. As these tales have been picked by the readership, I dedicate this checklist to them!
Imagine it or not, the preferred story this 12 months was: “Stater Brothers retailer to shut.” There’s clearly extra to the shop than simply that easy truth, and we have now contacted Stater Brothers company headquarters and public relations division to see if we are able to discover out some extra. Like what may change the market at that location?
For the web story, go to: www.times-advocate.com/articles/stater-brothers-store-to-close/
The second hottest story within the TA on-line this 12 months was “Costco coming to Westfield Mall,” which we printed June 26. It reported that “The Escondido Metropolis Council at a particular assembly on Monday will vote on a decision that can renew the present lease with Westfield/ North County Purchasing Heart and lease land to Costco for a brand new middle on the metropolis land, which is situated on the southern fringe of the town.” Costco can be constructed on the previous website of Sears, which for a few years was one of many anchor shops of the mall.
You could find the story right here: www.times-advocate.com/articles/costco-coming-to-westfield-mall/
The third hottest story on-line this 12 months was “4 teenagers arrested for homicide” which we ran final week (December 24) and which began off: “On December eleventh, 2022, at round 5:45pm, quite a few 911 calls have been acquired by the Escondido Police Dispatch Heart reporting gunshots heard within the space of the flood management channel at Hickory St. A 16-year-old sufferer was discovered within the flood management channel. The sufferer was transported to the hospital and sadly was pronounced useless round 6:45 pm.” It continued, “On December twenty second, 2022, a 17-year-old male, two 15-year-old males and a 15-year-old feminine have been arrested and charged with homicide. All 4 juveniles are at present in custody. The suspects are all Escondido residents. The homicide was gang associated. The sufferer had no affiliation with any gangs.”
You could find the story right here: www.times-advocate.com/articles/four-teens-arrested-for-murder/
This story was learn and rapidly shared throughout the globe with tens of hundreds of views simply the primary day of posting.
Escondido residents are very keen on their meals institutions, so the opening of a brand new breakfast and lunch venue is all the time a narrative of excessive curiosity. That was very true of “Huckleberry’s to open in Escondido subsequent month,” which we ran on March 3. The restaurant, which “brings Southern Cooking with a California twist,” did certainly open and has confirmed highly regarded those that like their breakfasts southern. See the entire story right here: www.times-advocate.com/articles/huckleberrys-to-open-in-escondido-next-month/
The fifth hottest story within the TA was “Founders of Our Religion: Kathryn Kuhlman” which was written by Rob Granger, creator of the Church buildings, Phrases of Religion weekly column. The story may be discovered right here: www.times-advocate.com/articles/founders-of-our-faith-kathryn-kuhlman/
Quantity six in our hit parade of fashionable on-line articles is “Property as soon as proposed for large undertaking purchased by Golden Door spa that opposed it.” The story famous: “The land previously referred to as Newland Sierra, and Merriam Mountains, the place county voters two years in the past defeated an effort to construct an enormous improvement of two,100 houses between I-15, Deer Springs Highway and Hwy 78, has been taken out of play completely. It should grow to be protected, preserving open area, wildlife and habitat areas. Golden Door Spa, which led the struggle towards any improvement within the space, bought the 1,900 acre property.”
Learn the entire story right here: www.times-advocate.com/articles/property-once-proposed-for-huge-project-bought-by-golden-door-spa-that-opposed-it/
The seventh hottest story on The Instances-Advocate web site this 12 months was “Ashley Williams sentenced 25 years to life,” which ran June 30. Williams was convicted of the deaths of 4 pedestrians, together with two kids, in a automotive accident that occurred Might 5, 2020, on San Pasqual Valley Highway at Oak Hill Drive.
Learn the story right here: www.times-advocate.com/articles/ashley-williams-sentenced-25-years-to-life/
The eighth hottest story on The Instances-Advocate web site in 2022 was “Sheriff search 2 tried homicide suspects” which was printed Might 13. This story adopted the stabbing of a 15 12 months outdated, by which two suspects have been sought by the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station. Discover the story right here: www.times-advocate.com/articles/sheriff-seek-2-attempted-murder-suspects/
The ninth hottest story for 2022 was “Delight of France is transferring” which appeared on August 25. It reported on the plans by the homeowners of the favored French bakery restaurant to maneuver to a brand new, two-story location additionally on Grand Avenue, subsequent to O’Sullivan’s. One of many homeowners advised us: “We’ve outgrown this location.” Learn the entire story right here: www.times-advocate.com/articles/delight-of-france-is-moving/
The tenth hottest story was one which sparked probably the most nationwide curiosity: “CCAE management to take away controversial cops as pigs portray.” That headline turned out to be inaccurate, because the board of the California Heart for the Arts, Escondido, vacillated and issued conflicting statements as to what it was going to do about probably the most controversial piece within the Avenue Legacy: SoCal Model Masters exhibit. In the end it stored the portray the place it was and, additionally one thing of a shock, the Avenue Legacy exhibit turned out to be one of the vital fashionable within the museum’s historical past.
Discover the unique story right here: www.times-advocate.com/articles/ccae-leadership-to-remove-controversial-cops-as-pigs-painting/
The most well-liked tales after that included:
“Escondido felon arrested 10 times since 2020” (Might 11),
“South Escondido neighborhood living a nightmare,” (October 20), which was half considered one of a 3 social gathering collection on the results of homelessness on an Escondido neighborhood.
“Eduardo Zamora arrested in case of missing Escondido man” (September 6)