Vision for your City Parks
The Community Services Department will be hosting four community outreach meetings to gather input from the public on what amenities they would like to see in City parks, and where those amenities should go.
During these meetings there will be an overview of the City’s Capital Improvement Program and current projects that are being considered.
The first meeting is scheduled for October 5 at 10:00 a.m. at Mountain View Park.
For more information, visit:
or contact Danielle Lopez at:
Achievement Center Opens in Escondido
The County of San Diego and Escondido Education Compact have opened a new Achievement Center in Escondido to aid youth on probation meet their court ordered requirements. They can receive homework help, gain life and career skills, and meet with mentors. The center can serve 25 youth at any given time who are aged 14 through 19. Mayor MacNamara, San Diego County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar and other officials from the City and County attended the launch. Read more about the center by clicking the image below.
Four Carson Reading Rooms Open at Escondido Schools
Rocks Springs Elementary, Conway Elementary, Juniper Elementary and Pioneer Elementary all opened new Reading Rooms last week thanks to the Carson Scholars Fund. The fund, created by U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson and his wife, Candy, create Reading Rooms for children that combat illiteracy and promote an interest in reading. Learn more about the program and the new rooms in the Union Tribune article.
2019 Cruisin’ Grand Finale
This Friday, September 27 is the final night of the 2019 season of Cruisin' Grand and its Nitro Night! This is a fun, (and loud) night on Grand Ave.
Please note that additional street closures will be in place for this event. Grand Avenue will be closed to all traffic from Escondido Blvd. to Ivy Street from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
For a full list of the night’s events and activities click the image below.
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