Posts Tagged ‘Grand Avenue’

Breaking New Ground

by Pastor Tim Spivey For those who weren’t able to make it this morning, here are my brief comments from this morning’s groundbreaking for the Grand Project in Escondido. I’m grateful to Councilwoman Olga Diaz, Councilman Mike Morasco, and Supervisor Kristin Gaspar for their participation this morning. It is so inspiring to see all God…

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An Opportunity Like No Other

The cultural heart of Escondido has always been Grand Avenue.  For much of the city’s early history, an icon of Grand Avenue was the Ritz Theater.  Originally built in 1938, the historic theater which was once a vibrant place of community life in the early-mid 20th century, went through a period of decline, including becoming an X-rated…

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