July 18, 2013

UPDATE ON CHARROS On June 21, 2013 the City issued an Occupancy License to the Charros de Escondido group affiliated with Ben Cueva. They held an event on Sunday, June 23, and we are informed that it was a successful event. This group will use the City’s arena on specific dates set forth in the License Agreement (essentially every other weekend) . . . read more
 

July 10, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Officials with John Paul the Great Catholic University report they are making great progress on improvements to the former Mingei building. They hope to get their occupancy permit by early August.  Escondido is hosting a very large youth softball tournament this week in Kit Carson Park from July 9 to July 14.  All . . . read more
 

July 3, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT In accordance with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, we have been advised that Palomar Health will permanently close the Palomar Continuing Care Center located at 1817 Avenida del Diablo on or about October 31.  This will affect a total of 122 employees.  The effective date of the first separation . . . read more
 

June 26, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Walmart will hire approximately 200 associates to work at the Walmart Neighborhood Market and the Walmart Store slated to open this fall in Escondido. A temporary hiring center for both stores has opened at 1351 E. Valley Parkway. Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interested . . . read more