Escondido

Residents voice opposition to Escondido’s charter proposal

Residents voice opposition to Escondido’s charter proposal

ESCONDIDO — Local residents expressed opposition to and confusion about City Council’s proposition to place a revised charter city proposal on the November ballot during a public hearing on Wednesday.

Police aim to make neighborhoods safer with visual upgrades

Police aim to make neighborhoods safer with visual upgrades

ESCONDIDO — In his 17 years working as an officer for the Escondido Police Department (EPD), Detective Jeff Valdivia has noticed a correlation between gangs and dilapidated neighborhoods.

Escondido develops ‘critical’ recycled water project

ESCONDIDO — The city of Escondido has approved initial plans for new recycled water and potable water reuse systems with the intention of securing a local, drought-proof water source for future generations.

Escondido develops ‘critical’ recycled water project

ESCONDIDO — The city of Escondido has approved initial plans for new recycled water and potable water reuse systems with the intention of securing a local, drought-proof water source for future generations.

Council endorses equestrian park plans, avoids funding environmental report

ESCONDIDO — Residents and the City Council praised the completed master plan for a $10 million new equestrian park adjacent to Daley Ranch.

Suspect identified in school shooting threat

ESCONDIDO — The Escondido Police Department, with help from the FBI, have identified the author of the online violent threats made against Charter High School in Escondido in mid-January.

Maple Street Plaza could close to vehicles

Maple Street Plaza could close to vehicles

ESCONDIDO — The city is considering closing Maple Street Plaza to most cars in the hopes of increasing pedestrian safety and lowering the costs to hold events in the plaza.

Ashes to Go spreads symbol of Lent and Christian message from the sidewalk

Ashes to Go spreads symbol of Lent and Christian message from the sidewalk

ESCONDIDO — Rev. Meg Decker of Escondido’s Trinity Episcopal Church politely approached a gentleman in a wheelchair who had just crossed the street.

Mayor lauds economic progress in state of city speech

Mayor lauds economic progress in state of city speech

ESCONDIDO — Mayor Sam Abed lauded the economic accomplishments of Escondido and highlighted his own political agenda during his state of the city address on Wednesday.

Decisions on Post Offices postponed

Decisions on Post Offices postponed

ESCONDIDO – Any decision on whether to close the Post Office on Escondido Boulevard has been postponed for the time being, according to a USPS spokesperson, though no reason behind any decision was given.