April 2, 2014

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  Public Works crews have been busy the past several weeks, sprucing up the Mercado and the Downtown area in preparation for Crusin’ Grand and the thousands of visitors it will draw to Escondido every Friday for the next 27 weeks.  Crews have been trimming trees, fixing lights, weeding, and planting annuals at the end caps . . . read more

March 26, 2014

 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  Cal South State Cup will be in town at Ryan Park this weekend March 29th & 30th.  Ryan Park has become the hot bed for Southern California tournament soccer over the past few years.  There will be 75 games played with 51 teams.  This weekend we will see close to 2,700 visitors for the Boys under14, Girls under 14, and . . . read more

March 19, 2014

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  The Post Office has informed us that a moratorium is in place indefinitely on “Post Office discontinuance actions.”  This means that the plan to close the Escondido Boulevard Post Office in May is on hold.  Post Office representatives also have provided a list of the current businesses that have been authorized to serve as . . . read more

March 12, 2014

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE  Our state lobbyist, Michael J. Arnold, informed us that AB 2739 has been introduced and placed on our “watch” list. This bill would extend the sunset of SB 731 from January 2015 to 2019.  On March 10, mayors, council members, police chiefs and other law enforcement from throughout the state called on the Legislature to . . . read more