The Gift of an Arch
Members of the Escondido Charitable Foundation unveiled their plans to construct an arch at a last week’s City Council meeting. The arch, which will be 40 feet high and 180 feet wide, was gifted to the City by an anonymous donor. Read the full article about this generous donation in the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Volunteers Sought to Help to Shape the Future of the Library
The City is seeking volunteers to apply to serve on the Escondido Public Library Board of Trustees. For information on qualifications and an application form, please contact the Escondido City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 201 N. Broadway or call (760) 839-4617. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Information is also available on the City’s website.
The Escondido Chocolate Festival Returns to Downtown
The Escondido Chocolate Festival "A Tasting Affair" is returning this year on February 9 with new features. This important economic development event, produced by the Escondido Downtown Business Association, features over twenty designated restaurants, shops and spas and allows its 300+ attendees to stroll our historic downtown while sampling chocolates paired with local fine wines and craft beers. New this year are pedicab rides to assist in the flow of the event which spans Grand Ave from Ivy to Quince. You can also learn to make chocolate at a special class. This event partners with the local arts group, MAGEC, 2nd Saturday Arts & Culture Experiences events.
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