May 23, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT We continue to schedule an increasing number of special events, both private and public, that are having a positive economic benefit in the community. I will provide information on a weekly basis for upcoming events: This week: Private Filming for Botox commercial – May 22, Dixon Lake American Heritage Car Show – May . . . read more

May 15, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT As one of the benefits of participating in the Amgen Tour of California the City produced a 30 second TV spot that was aired on NBC Sports Channel during the race.  If you didn’t get a chance to see it, it is now on the City’s You Tube Channel at It is the one called Escondido . . . read more

May 8, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Attached is a comprehensive report from Katherine Zimmer of Visit Escondido regarding her efforts and progress in promoting Escondido.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UPDATES Planning: On 5/1/13, Council directed staff to monitor a proposed waste recycling facility located in the County at 25568 Mesa Rock Rd. (County File No. . . . read more

May 1, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The AMGEN Tour of California is now less than 2 weeks away and preparations are in full swing.  5,000 notices about road closures were mailed to all residents/businesses along the route.  In addition, 6 electronic messages boards will be located throughout the city beginning next week to alert people about the event.  . . . read more