City of Escondido


Weekly Activity Report

July 13, 2017


  • Escondido has been awarded a $1,207,000 grant from the Housing-Related Parks Program through the California Department of Housing and Community Development. The Housing-Related Parks Program is an innovative State program designed to reward local governments that approve housing for lower-income households and are in compliance with State housing element law with grant funds to create or rehabilitate parks and/or recreational facilities.
  • Escondido Brush Unit #1363 was deployed on July 8, 2017 to assist with the Alamo Fire in San Luis Obispo. The 28,687-acre is 65% contained according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. 



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July 6, 2017


Cutting Edge Facility Opens in Escondido

On Friday, June 30, 2017, EDCO, in partnership with the City of Escondido, unveiled its new comingling recycling facility located at 1021 Mission Avenue in Escondido. The 70,000 square foot facility is the newest in the country, and can process 100,000 pounds of commingled recycling every hour. Up to 520 billion pounds of material can be diverted from landfills thanks to this process.

EDCO Recycling Facility Ribbon Cutting

Visit Escondido

Our visitor marketing efforts through Visit Escondido have recently received great statewide and local coverage promoting our wonderful city!


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June 29, 2017

Zoning Administrator Public Hearing The City held its first Zoning Administrator public hearing. The Zoning Administrator along with a modified minor Conditional Use Permit were created by the City Council to enhance the City’s project streamlining program. This first hearing went extremely well and the minor Conditional Use Permit was . . . read more

June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 FEATURED THIS WEEK Thank you to our Police Department for being tough on crime! Last Friday, officers responded to 100 North Broadway after a report of vandalism. When they arrived, they located a gang member with more than a dozen spray paint cans in his backpack and fresh paint on his hands. Officers later determined the . . . read more
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