Escondido

GOVERNMENT

Both sides make last pitches in Escondido Country Club case

Both sides in the battle over the future of the former Escondido Country Club site made their last pitches Thursday to the judge who will decide whether to invalidate a general plan amendment declaring the property as open space.

REAL ESTATE

Escondido Country Club case heads back to court

The battle over the future of the former Escondido Country Club, which has pitted the property owner against local residents, heads back to the courtroom Thursday.

REAL ESTATE

BioMed makes some executive changes

BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) announced Wednesday a realignment of much of its leadership team.

HOSPITALITY

Realty Income reports $1.4B in investments in 2014

REAL ESTATE

Adjacent Escondido residential properties sold

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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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Business Information

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

All Pest Pros

1502 Simpson Way
Escondido, CA
  • Contracting Services
  • Pest Control

Bowman Real Estate Services

1756 Lorraine Pl.
Escondido, CA
  • Legal Services
  • Real Estate - Commercial
  • Real Estate - Residential
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Spotlight on Escondido

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.

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ESCONDIDO

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.

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