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

August 12, 2015

August 12, 2015 RECLAIMED WATER ON CCP MEDIANS The medians on Centre City Parkway have all been retrofitted with reclaimed water pipes, so irrigation of the turf there has begun again using recycled water. SPECIAL EVENTS No special events this week. For information about activities taking place in Escondido, please visit . . . read more

August 5, 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Transient Occupancy Tax (Hotel Tax) revenue at the end of Fiscal Year 2014/2015 increased by 8% compared to the prior fiscal year. In Fiscal Year 2013/2014 revenue also was up 9 % compared to the previous fiscal year. This is tangible evidence that we are achieving success with our tourism efforts. The asbestos removal . . . read more