September 19, 2012

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Sales tax revenue increased 13% last quarter.  Escondido is once again the No. 2  sales tax generator in the County,  surpassed only by City of San Diego. The Escondido Chamber of Commerce is working with Crystal Crawford to hold a workshop  to educate businesses and the community about the PACE Program and Ygrene. A . . . read more

September 12, 2012

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT New Business in Escondido Four new businesses are expected to open this week: Entwined Bistro and Wine Bar at 113 Grand Avenue will open on Wednesday, September 12.  On Friday, September 13, Plan 9 Alehouse will open at the old Theatrix building.  On Saturday, September 15, Offbeat Brewery will have its grand opening at 1223 . . . read more

September 5, 2012

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Restaurant Guide A few weeks ago we placed the restaurant guide on-line.  Now a “new and improved” online restaurant is up and running.  It is significantly more functional in this new format:   Special thanks to Anne Morgan in Information Systems for reformatting the information to make it . . . read more

August 29, 2012

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Special Events/Economic Development Coordinator Position We anticipate that the recruitment for this position will begin on September 10 and be open for a two-week period. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UPDATES Building The applicant  for the new American Grill  at 239 E. Valley Pkwy. pulled the building permits on 8-22-12. . . . read more