Stone Brewing persuades Kettle & Stone Brewing to change name

Escondido-based Stone Brewing Co. persuaded a Boulder, Colo.-based craft brewery to change its name.


Strong sales led to aggressive marketing at Realty Executives

What does it take to sell a home every 3.3 days? Cristine Clark, broker/owner at Realty Executives in Vista, cites several factors for her firm's strong sales pace since 1997.


Homework makes sales work for James Baxter and clients

Realtor James Baxter likes to help his clients with their homework. It saves them and him a lot of time and possible aggravation.


As grows, agents statewide benefit


Country club will be cited for stinky manure

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Visitor Information

Situated about 30 miles up Interstate 15 from San Diego’s Mission Valley, the inland North County city of Escondido offers a smorgasbord of activities for residents and visitors alike. And with an average high temperature of 77.7 degrees, there is abundant opportunity for outdoor excursions.

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, formerly known as the Wild Animal Park, encompasses more than 1,800 acres and draws some 2 million tourists from around the world each year. While the park technically sits just outside Escondido city limits, don’t tell that to the locals, as it may lead to some spirited debate.

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Downtown Escondido has seen better days since the North County Fair mall -- now called Westfield North County -- was built some 30 years ago. But the area retains much of its small-town charm, and it clearly is on the rebound.

Efforts to improve the center city include adding upscale housing (Latitude 33, a 198-unit complex, opened a few blocks from the California Center for the Arts in 2012), education (John Paul the Great Catholic University moved into the former J.C. Penney building and the Classical Academy Charter School is renovating the former North County Times building on Pennsylvania Avenue), and the Maple Street Plaza, a pedestrian-friendly area connecting Grand Avenue and West Valley Parkway just a block from City Hall.

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Escondido Businesses

EZ Signs USA

1785 S Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA
  • Printing Services
  • Real Estate - Signage
  • Signage

CMIT Solutions of Inland North County

970 W. Valley Pkwy., Ste. 615
Escondido, CA
  • Cloud Solutions
  • Information Technology
  • Voice & Data Services
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Movie Theaters

350 W. Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA, 92025

To find a movie theater outside this area, check the Source Movie Section.

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New Palomar Medical Center opens for full operation

Aug. 19, 2012 -- Reporter Carlos Rico visits the new Palomar Medical Center on its first day of operation while patients were being transported from the old hospital to the new facility located on the west end of Escondido.

Upcoming Events

an Open Studio and Garden Tour

Sat, Apr 26
Private Residence
The Escondido Humane Society is the beneficiary of an Open Studio and Garden Tour hosted by Escondido artist Cathy Carey. The weekend tour will include food and beverage refreshments, as well as the opportunity to meet the artist and view her work, from oil, pastel and watercolor paintings to hand-painted jewelry. Everyone who donates $10 to the Escondido Humane Society will receive a $10 off coupon toward any purchase over $50.
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