Escondido Public Library Food for Fines 2015 Results

Escondido, CA – Escondido Public Library’s annual Holiday Food for Fines program proved once again to be very successful. This popular program provides Library patrons with the opportunity to clear up to $20.00 in fines from their account.  During the collection drive, which ran from Monday, November 30 through Thursday, December 31, 2015, the Library accumulated 50 crates of food weighing an estimated […]

County Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

San Diego County offices, library branches and animal shelters will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Escondido seeks volunteers for city boards and commissions

The City of Escondido is seeking volunteers to serve on a number of City Boards and Commissions. Interested citizens who would like to apply may file an application with the City Clerk’s Office no later than February 12.   Applications are being accepted for:   Building Advisory & Appeals Board Community Services Commission Historic Preservation Commission Library Board of Trustees […]

Escondido Weather Update – 01/12/16

Fair weather through the first of next week with a slight chance of some sprinkles Wednesday night. A ridge of high pressure to our southeast will push all the storm energy of several troughs into central and northern California. This will keep us dry and raise the fire danger to moderate, but the critical Sierra Nevada snowpack will benefit. Models […]

2nd Tuesday Book Club Discusses Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson

Escondido, CA – Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on February 9, at 6:00 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson.   Larson’s non-fiction narrative captures the drama of the deadliest natural disaster in American […]

Center to present “The History and the Hair Story: 400 Years Without A Comb” beginning January 16

Opening on January 16, 2016, and running through the entire month of February 2016 (Black History Month) until March 6, 2016, the unveiling of “The History and the Hair Story: 400 Years Without A Comb” takes place at the Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. The exhibition transforms The Museum into a journey through pivotal events in […]

Palomar College to Hold Official Grand Opening of New Baseball Field

Members of the Palomar College Governing Board will cut the ribbon to officially open the College’s new baseball field on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Festivities will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the facility, located on the north end of the College’s San Marcos campus.  Immediately following a program of speakers and the ribbon cutting, guests will be given the opportunity to […]

Deer Springs Fire Safe Council to have annual meeting January 30

The Deer Springs Fire Safe Council is inviting community members to its annual membership meeting on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Meadows Homes Association Community Center, 28208 Meadow Glen Way West, Hidden Meadows. Fire Safe Council President Craig Cook will give a presentation on the council’s accomplishments during 2015, and council directors will address […]

Escondido Weather – 01/14/2016

Clear conditions with some high clouds from storms passing to the north will dominate the weather through Tuesday / Wednesday, with temperatures slowly rising each day. Midweek, a trough of low pressure will bring a chance of what looks to be light showers. The high pressure ridge to our south continues to deflect storms into Northern California.  El Nino continues […]

Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Duncan Hunter

Monday, February 8 City Hall Council Chambers Congressman Duncan Hunter is conducting a Town Hall Meeting On Monday February 8th, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 201 N. Broadway. Duncan will arrive at 5:30 for a meet and greet, then proceed to the meeting for an hour of Q & A. This is a free event, but seating is […]