March 3, 2022

State of the City 2022

The 2022 State of the City will take place on Wednesday, March 23as part of the regularly scheduled City Council meeting. This is also when the 2022 City Council Award winners will be announced. The State of the City will be live-streamed at 5p.m. and available for viewing after at:


Kit Carson Park Fitness Court Now Open

Escondido's next Fitness Court is now open in Kit Carson Park! This past weekend a ribbon cutting ceremony, fitness demonstration, and competition took place on the new court. Members of the City Council, City staff including competitors from Police and Fire, the public, volunteer Fitness Court Ambassadors, and Daisy Camacho the local artist who created the mural that adorns this fitness court were all in attendance. The Fitness Court is an outdoor bodyweight circuit training system that provides a full-body workout to people of all ability levels. With 7 functional fitness zones, the Fitness Court can be used in thousands of ways. Learn more at:

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February 24, 2022

Grand Opening - Kit Carson Park Fitness Court

Join us for the Grand Opening of Escondido's second Fitness Court in Kit Carson Park on Saturday, February 26. Ceremony starts at 10 a.m. with a free fitness class following at 11 a.m.

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February 17, 2022


Grand Avenue Vision Project Update

Grand Avenue is undergoing construction improvements! On January 10, 2022, the City began the Phase 1 construction of the Grand Avenue Vision Project.

This week the contractor completed installing electrical conduits on the north side of Grand Avenue, and will continue installing them on the south side. Next, they will begin drilling for light post foundations and are scheduled to pour concrete curbs and gutters for the sidewalk widening sections.

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February 10, 2022

The Escondido Discussion – Maintaining our Local City Services

As part of this year’s budget process and to further engage Escondido residents CityWide, the City has launched The Escondido Discussion to hear local community priorities and City service needs.

The City is continuing to recover from the long-term effects of COVID and potentially faces an $8 million budget gap this year, we want to hear from YOU what local priorities you have and the City services you rely on as we strive to continue to provide the level of service residents expect and deserve.

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