January 23, 2014

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  Today representatives of Visit California are interviewing Katherine Zimmer, our Marketing and Tourism Administrator.  She and Visit Escondido will be featured as a case study on Visit California’s new “industry community” section of their website.  Escondido attracted their attention as a new city participant that has had . . . read more

January 15, 2014

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  We have been notified that the Abercrombie Kids store at Westfield North County will permanently shut down no later than January 25, 2014.  A copy of the notice is attached. SPECIAL EVENTS No special events are planned this week. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UPDATES Planning: Major Projects Update: Oak Creek (NUW) – . . . read more

January 8, 2014

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  There will be a Girls fast  pitch softball tournament this weekend in Kit Carson Park. This is a  three day tournament with 129 games and 50 teams from all over Southern California.  We can expect approximately 3000 players and spectators in the area over the weekend.  Visit Escondido’s effort to promote DineOut . . . read more

December 18, 2013

There will be no Weekly Update the week of December 23 or December 30. SPECIAL EVENTS No special events are scheduled until January. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UPDATES Planning: On 12/11/13, staff participated in the first meeting of a new Permitting and Planning Committee formed by the San Diego North Chamber of Commerce, consisting of chamber . . . read more