September 9, 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT A two-step process will be used to identify the preferred developer for a downtown hotel: Step One-Request for Qualifications:Developers will be asked to assemble qualified teams and to submit information on their team members’ companies, such as experience with similar ground-up projects and identification of certain . . . read more
 

September 2, 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Kaer Biotherapeutics, a one-man business in Escondido owned by Donovan B. Yeates, was featured in the San Diego Business Journal recently for his innovative device to better deliver aerosol medicine to the lungs (see attached). The article includes a quote from Mr. Yeates, who noted, “Escondido is an unsung place for . . . read more
 

August 26, 2015

PREPARATIONS FOR POTENTIAL WINTER STORMS A team of city employees representing Public Works, Police, Fire, Engineering, Utilities and the City Manager’s Office has been formed to ensure the City is properly prepared for potential heavy rains related to the El Niño phenomenon. A public education effort is also being developed to . . . read more
 

August 19, 2015

ESCONDIDO RESIDENTS EMBRACE WATER CONSERVATION For the second consecutive month, City of Escondido water customers reduced their water consumption. In July residents reduced their water use by 40%, double our goal of a 20% reduction. Also, beginning in July 2015, the SDCWA imposed drought limits on water deliveries to TSAWR customers (i.e., . . . read more