Archives for 2013

Downtown Public Art – Self-Guided Map Now Available

A self-guided walking tour map of Escondido’s downtown public art is now available! With a beautiful year-round climate, any time is the perfect time to visit Escondido’s public art downtown and enjoy unique shopping, dining and entertainment experiences! The walking tour showcases 19 sites including art from 12 different artists, several commissioned community sculptures, and […]

Cordiano Winery Presents Venetian Masquerade

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Escondido Sports Tournament Schedule

Escondido hosts over 60 youth and adult sports tournaments each year in its spectacular parks and venues. These events draw thousands of spectators and players to our community. Here’s the current list of 2016 scheduled tournaments… soccer and softball… these events are open to the public, so take advantage of some beautiful “outdoor time” and […]

Stone Brewing Co. Contributes More Than $650,000 to Charity in 2013

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Best Western Escondido Hotel Completes $1.2 million Renovation

Best Western Escondido Hotel 1700 Seven Oaks Road Escondido, CA 92026 760-740-1700 or 800-752-1710 The Best Western Escondido Hotel has just completed $1.2 million renovation of it’s 100 guest rooms with new carpet and furniture, all new bathrooms and plumbing, 42″ flat-screen Televisions, and upgraded WiFi. “We are thrilled to share our extensive […]

Retired SD Fire Chief Jeff Bowman Pours His Screaming Chief Wines

Jeff will be pouring his Screaming Chief Wines and answering questions about vineyard management and wine making. Guests will have the opportunity to sample Screaming Chief wines and even have their very own bottle signed. Sunday, January 26 from 2-5 p.m. Escondido Wine and Culinary Campus 26312 Mesa Rock Road, Escondido Screaming Chief is the […]

Escondido Reinventing Its Downtown

By David Garrick, U-T San Diego October 20, 2013 Escondido might have finally found a way to revive its downtown, 27 years after a major shopping mall that opened on the edge of the city took away all the national retailers and most of the customers. After trying unsuccessfully to reinvent itself several times over […]

Nominations Sought for Escondido City Council Awards

Each year at the State of the City meeting, the Escondido City Council recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to improve the quality of life in Escondido through volunteer service. Nominations now are being solicited for these awards. We encourage the general public to submit nominations of qualified members of the community for consideration. […]

Celebrate! Holiday Events at the California Center for the Arts!

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63rd Annual Escondido Christmas Parade is December 14th!

Share the holiday spirit with family and friends at the December 14th Christmas Parade! The Escondido Jaycees 63rd Annual Christmas Parade is the longest running community event in Escondido! This year’s theme is “Christmas Across the Galaxy”! The Parade starts at 9:30 am at Escondido High School and will continue down Broadway to Grape Day […]