55th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks

Escondido’s annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks has become a North County tradition, and for good reason. Each year, 25,000 festival-goers converge on the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (The Center) at Grape Day Park for the holiday festivities. The event is back for its 55th year on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 with rockin’ live music, tasty treats, and […]

DUI teen driver causes death of good samaritan

CHP Press Release

On June 17, 2018 at approximately 11:00 PM a 17 year old male from Escondido, CA was driving a 2003 Toyota RAV4 on SR-78 eastbound approaching Broadway in the #2 lane at approximately 65 MPH within the city of Escondido, CA. An unknown male had been driving a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee on SR-78 eastbound in the #2 lane when […]