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

June 26, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Walmart will hire approximately 200 associates to work at the Walmart Neighborhood Market and the Walmart Store slated to open this fall in Escondido. A temporary hiring center for both stores has opened at 1351 E. Valley Parkway. Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interested . . . read more

June 19, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  Katherine Zimmer will begin her employment with the City of Escondido  as our new Tourism and Marketing  Administrator on Monday, July 1, 2013. Rather than renting space at the Chamber of Commerce building, we will be locating the “Visit Escondido” office at the small Police Storefront on Grand Avenue. This site provides . . . read more

June 12, 2013

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UPDATES Planning: Westfield submitted the Master and Precise Plan application for the proposed  freeway pylon sign that includes an electronic digital message board. The 84-foot tall by 48-foot wide sign will be reviewed by both Planning Commission and City Council. Staff is requesting clarification regarding the potential . . . read more