July 25, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Sales Tax for the most recent four quarters (July 2012 through June 2013) showed an increase of 8.0% over the previous period.  The state total was 6.2%. In accordance with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, we have been advised that Palomar Health will lay off 35 employees in the job . . . read more
 

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