Business

Graybill Medical Group adds new physicians to its cardiology, orthopedic surgery departments

  Graybill Medical Group, North San Diego County’s largest independent multi-specialty medical group, last week announced the addition of two specialty care physicians: Cardiologist Kandan Baban, DO, and Orthopedic Surgeon Jared Brummel, DO. Dr. Baban is a board certified Osteopathic Physician specializing in Cardiology. She joins fellow Graybill cardiologists Robert Orr, MD, FACC and Robert Stein, MD, FACC, FAHA. Dr. […]

EDCO’s new recycling facility to begin operations this week

On Friday, June 30, EDCO, in partnership with the City of Escondido, unveiled its new comingling recycling facility located at 1021 Mission Avenue in Escondido. The 70,000-square foot facility is the newest in the country, and can process 100,000 pounds of commingled recycling every hour. Up to 520 billion pounds of material can be diverted from landfills thanks to this […]

“Anne of Green Gables” at Grand Tea Room

The Grand Tea Room is once again partnering with the 413 Project Theater Co. to bring another “dinner theater” performance series. “Anne of Green Gables”  by author L. M. Montgomery will be performed live at The Grand Tea Room for three weeks starting on September 7. In 1890 Prince Edward Island, aging brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide […]

Escondido’s “big battery” may be honored

SDG&E’s Expedited Energy Storage Project in Escondido has been selected as a finalist for the Energy Storage North America (ESNA) 2017 Innovation Awards. This year’s ESNA Innovation Awards were evaluated on the project’s impact in transforming the energy storage ecosystem. The Escondido project was constructed in record time and is currently the world’s largest lithium ion battery storage facility. The […]

Earth Friendly Auto Body will now offer U-Hauls

U-Haul Company of California announced last week that Earth Friendly Auto Body has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve  Escondido. Earth Friendly Auto Body at 1347 Simpson Way will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment and support rental items. Earth Friendly Auto Body is owned by partners Danielle Milliken, Frank Salas and Gregory Iovino. Hours of operation […]

Ulta Beauty opens Escondido store

Friday morning the newest Ulta Beauty opened a new store location at the Escondido Promenade. The new location features 20,000 beauty products from over 500 brands. The first 100 shoppers over the weekend won beauty give-a-ways and Ulta Beauty experts were available all weekend to offer free consultations and customized product recommendations. The new store is located at 1266-A Auto […]

Windermere Homes & Estates celebrates four years in business

On July 3, 2013, Rich Johnson and Brian Gooding launched the franchise, Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE). With a “non-corporate” culture and continuous family style feel, Windermere Homes & Estates has been able to grow exponentially. It hired 70 agents in its first 70 days in business. Windermere’s Escondido branch recently moved into a new location 830 W Valley Parkway,  […]

Escondido Yogurtland Owner Mona Takeda throws out first pitch at Padres game

Mona Takeda of Escondido, owner of the Escondido Yogurtland got to cross one off her “bucket list” Sunday when she threw out the first pitch at Padres/Dodgers game. Mona Takeda, a Hawaii native, joined the Yogurtland family in 2014 when she bought her first store in Escondido. Just at the start of her journey through entrepreneurship, Mona received news that […]

SIP celebrates 1st anniversary

Sip, Wine & Beer owners Jeremy & Cassandra Schaeg celebrated their wine bar’s first anniversary recently. They had a vinyl record showcase by Adam C. and enjoyed wine and beer. For the summer, they are also rolling out a summer wine list and will have a tasting with local winery 2 Plank Vineyards July 14. Sip, Wine & Beer is […]

Morgan Brown Real Estate celebrates grand opening

The Escondido Chamber of Commerce Wednesday helped Morgan Brown of Morgan Brown Realty celebrate the grand opening of his new office at 2150 North Centre City Pkwy. Some of those in the photo include Suzanne Southwell, two young women from the Miss Escondido Court, Stefanie Moore, three from Morgan Brown Real Estate: Tirso Ruiz, Brian MacIntire, and Kathy  Johnson; Don […]