November 19, 2014

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The History Channel Show, American Pickers, is headed to California in February and they are looking for leads throughout the state, specifically interesting characters with interesting items. If you aren’t familiar with the show, American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the world of antique . . . read more
 

November 12, 2014

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The Visit Escondido (www.visitescondido.com) Website continues to do well. Last month we had over 9,000 visits to the site and the average number of pages viewed during each session was 5 pages. The vast majority of visitors to the site are from the United States, followed by Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Brazil. . . . read more
 

November 5, 2014

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT A façade remodel project was recently completed at 430 N. Rose. The applicant did a comprehensive “facelift” of the dated-looking property which included new, low-water landscaping, paint, stacked stone accents and signage. Additionally, the applicant repaved and striped the parking lot at his own . . . read more
 

October 29, 2014

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT A film crew for The Discovery Channel was in Kit Carson Park on Tuesday, Oct. 28 to film a segment for a television program called the “Daily Planet”. This program features daily news, discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events and discoveries. The subject of their filming was an . . . read more