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Innovate 78

The 78 Corridor is a hub of innovation.

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Daley Ranch

Daley Ranch

Located in the northeastern portion of the city, Daley Ranch is a 3,038-acre conservation area.

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Dixon Lake

Dixon Lake

Open year-round, Dixon Lake's gates open at 6 a.m. Night fishing is available during summer months.

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Lake Wohlford

Lake Wohlford

Open 7 days a week from mid-December through Labor Day weekend and weekends for the rest of the year.

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City Hall

City Hall

Located at 201 North Broadway, City Hall provides one-stop shopping for most municipal services.

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Recreation Camps

Recreation

Offers life-enriching recreational programs and activities for people of all ages, from infants to older adults.

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Skate Park

Sports Center

Offers something for everyone – skateboarding, inline skating, bike freestyle, soccer and hockey.

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The risk of fire increases as temperatures rise and vegetation dries out.

With more hot, dry weather still to come, Escondido fire officials ask you to look for potential fire hazards on or around your property. Here are some items to check for:

  • Clear any combustible material, weeds, brush, trees or other vegetation (including mulch) that is, or could become, dry and catch on fire
  • Maintain plantings within one hundred feet of a structure. Doing so can slow down or redirect the movement of a fire, and it will also allow firefighters the space they need to defend your property.
  • Ensure that properties of more than one acre have one hundred feet clearance from structures and fifty feet clearance around the perimeter.
  • Store firewood a minimum of thirty feet from structures and separated from the crown of trees by a minimum of fifteen feet.

For further information, please contact the Escondido Fire Department (760) 839-5417, (760) 839-5400 or visit fire.escondido.org/weedvegetation-abatement.aspx

FEATURED THIS WEEK 

Downtown Median Beautification Partnership:
Escondido’s Downtown Business Association has received a community enhancement grant from the County to fund additional landscaping in the Grand Avenue medians. They will be working in partnership with our Public Works Department and maintenance contractor to purchase, install, and maintain landscaping to enhance the beauty of our Downtown. 

Traffic Signal Coordination Project:
The traffic signals along Valley Parkway between Juniper and Centre City Parkway were recently coordinated to improve the flow of traffic and reduce travel times. New signal timing plans were implemented and has reduced travel times by 12%-28%. This results in an average time savings of 75-hours per day for Escondido commuters. 

Art Center Improvements:
Several years ago the City Council allocated $300K for various maintenance and repairs for the Conference Center at the California Center for the Arts, and only a portion were used for capital improvements. Since funds are available from the previous allocation, and repairs are needed to bring the event space back to its original condition, the City will move forward with repairing the walls of the Conference Center. 

Neighborhood Leadership Training:
The City is offering a free Neighborhood Leadership Training course to Escondido residents. Classes will be held on Mondays, from September 1, 2017 through October 30, 2017 from 6 - 8 p.m. The Neighborhood Leadership Training program offers opportunities for participants to build and strengthen leadership skills, provides networking and skill which can assist in building stronger communities. To enroll, contact Dulce Salazar at 760-839-4057 or dsalazar@scondido.org. 

SPECIAL EVENTS
Movies in the Park – Grape Day Park – 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday July 22
Bring your family to the 10th season of Movies in the Park and watch a great movie on an inflatable 40’ screen. Activities start at 7:00 p.m., movie airs at dusk. Bring low backed chairs or blanket, sweater and cash for the snack bar. Free entrance. For more information call 760-743-8207 or visit escondidohistory.com. 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Escondido Brewing Company opened this past weekend at 649 Rock Springs Road. To read more about the brewery and their community-oriented approach, click here.
  • On Friday, July 14, 2017, Badiee Development held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Escondido Victory Industrial Park located at 2005 Harmony Grove Road. The project will provide approximately 100,000 SF of new, high-end industrial space on 4.9 acres, and is slated for completion in the spring of 2018.

  • The July 10, 2017 issue of the San Diego Business Journal included this center spread piece showcasing the large number of industrial projects underway in North County, the majority of them clustered along the 78 Corridor. The Escondido Victory Industrial Park, which celebrated its groundbreaking on July 13, 2017 and the Escondido Innovation Park, are prominently featured in the piece. 

 

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Visit Escondido - Explore! Experience! Enjoy!

For info on dining, arts, attractions, craft breweries, wineries, & events, go to visitescondido.com.

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Contact Numbers

Building 760-839-4647
Business License 760-839-4659
City Attorney 760-839-4608
City Clerk 760-839-4617
City Council 760-839-4638
City Hall 760-839-4880
City Manager 760-839-4631
Code Enforcement 760-839-4650
Community Svcs. 760-839-4691
Economic Dev. 760-839-4587
Engineering 760-839-4651
Finance 760-839-4676
Fire 760-839-5400
Graffiti Hotline 760-839-4633
Housing 760-839-4841
Human Resources 760-839-4643
Library 760-839-4684
Neighborhood Svcs. 760-839-4841
Park/Picnic Rentals 760-839-4691
Planning 760-839-4671
Police 760-839-4721
Pothole Hotline 760-839-4349
Public Art Program 760-839-4671
Public Works  760-839-4668
Recreation 760-839-4691
Recycling 760-839-6216
Utilities 760-839-4657
Utility Billing 760-839-4682

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Water Conservation Update

 

For more information on Escondido's Water Conservation program, such as FREE landscape classes, click here.

 

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