March 4, 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The property owner at 225 E. Grand Avenue (former McMahon furniture store) gave the City permission to put attractive display boards promoting Escondido in the windows of the vacant building. The large boards that were on display at the State of the City address were put in some of the the windows last Friday. Public . . . read more

February 25, 2015

ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER RECRUITMENT The recruitment for the Assistant City Manager is underway. The recruitment is being handled by Peckham & McKenney and applicants have until March 4, 2015 to apply. I anticipate the finalist interview process will take begin in early April. Information about the position is available at . . . read more

February 18, 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The opening of Queen Califia’s Magical Circle every second Saturday has been a huge success. KPBS-TV did a short video segment on it last Friday evening and over 375 people came to the sculpture garden the next day. Here’s a link to the segment The Planning Department . . . read more

February 11, 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT New restaurants: El Camaron Escondido, a full service Mexican Seafood Restaurant, has opened at 125 S. Kalmia (the site of the former El Nopal restaurant) The Wooden Spoon is opening soon at 805 E. Valley Parkway. Owner/Chef Jesse Paul creates modern versions of classic comfort food and always uses local sources. They . . . read more