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

August 22, 2012

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Sales Tax Revenue Sales tax revenue received through March 31, 2012 increased from the previous fiscal year during the same time frame by about $3.3 million or 13.5%.  For sales occurring in the third quarter of fiscal year 2011/12 (the most recent data available), the City saw sales tax receipts increase with gains in . . . read more