April 20, 2016

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT This week, North County, and specifically Escondido, were recognized in a Huffington Post travel piece titled “10 U.S. Suburbs that are Surprisingly, Genuinely Cool.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gogobot-/ten-us-suburbs-that-are-s_b_9660366.html The piece reached over 16,000 people and received 1,600 post . . . read more

April 13, 2016

April 13, 2016 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Baker Electric was nominated for an award of $620,000 in California Competes Tax Credits (CCTC) to be approved later this week in Sacramento. The award was the 17th largest this round for the large business category. The CCTC is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to come to California . . . read more

April 6, 2016

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The City Manager’s Office, through its Visit Escondido staff, is playing an instrumental role in assisting the formation of an Escondido arts and museums group. The group consists of businesses and nonprofits comprised of art galleries and studios, museums, live theater venues, and other arts-oriented businesses. These . . . read more

March 30, 2016

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT In preparation for the tens of thousands of visitors who will come to Escondido during the 2016 season of Cruisin’ Grand which starts April 1, Public Works employees have been sprucing up downtown by touching up benches, mulching tree wells, repairing potholes, cleaning sidewalks, etc. SPECIAL . . . read more