August 15, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT This weekend on August 17 and 18, Escondido will be hosting a Peninsula Women’s Soccer League Tournament at Ryan Park.  There will be a total of 36 adult teams and 62 total games in the Women’s division and Coed division’s.  They are expecting between 1500 and 2000 players and spectators in our area over the weekend.  The . . . read more

August 9, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Palomar Health, in partnership with Qualcomm Life, have formed an incubator called Glassomics.  They want to attract developers to write medical apps for computer glasses, smart watches, sensors and other gear worn on the body. The following is an article that appeared recently about this joint venture: . . . read more

August 2, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Attached is the second quarter report on special events/film permits in Escondido. The number of special events more than doubled from the first quarter, jumping from 11 events to 24. The following is a link to some current information about the “California Competes Fund”. The  California Competes Fund is a resource . . . read more

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