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Due to COVID-19 and the City’s efforts to increase efficiency and to serve customers both online and in-person, City Hall will close to in-person customers at 3 p.m. until further notice.

  • Utility Billing will continue accepting cash payments through the Walk-Up Utility Billing Window Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • City employees will remain on duty until 5:30 p.m. to serve customers online.


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Escondido Nonprofit Named Nonprofit of the Year
The Assistance League of Inland North County was named nonprofit of the year by Assembly Member Marie Waldron. For the last five years, legislators from across California have chosen a winning nonprofit in their district, and there are over 72,000 nonprofits in California alone. The Assistance League of Inland North County strives to improve the lives of children and adults in need through hands on programs that are developed and funded by an all-volunteer membership, and they currently have over 150 volunteers. Learn more about the program here.

Parking Enforcement
Full enforcement of parking regulations for street sweeping and timed parking, including citations will resume on November 15. The Escondido Police Department is currently issuing warnings for all parking violations until that time. Restarting parking enforcement will allow for increased turnover on busy streets and will allow for easier accessibility for patrons and residents.

New Mural at the Center for the Arts Entrance
There is a new mural on the footbridge entrance to the Center for the Arts that was painted by a local artist, Katie Gaines. The new art piece is in conjunction with the new World of Frida exhibition that is now on display at the Center. Learn more about the World of Frida here.

Visit Escondido Newsletter
The October issue of the Visit Escondido newsletter is out now. This issue features a spotlight on local craft breweries, and recommendations for visiting. Learn about our Escondido breweries and upcoming fall events here.

October Economic Development Business Newslette
This issue covers Women in Small Business Month, Halloween Tips and More! Read it here.

Go Paperless for a Chance to Win!
Register for paperless billing and/or enroll in AutoPay for your City of Escondido Utility Bill by December 15, 2020 for a chance to WIN an iPad mini or one of two $50 Amazon gift cards!

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