The Escondido Republican Campaign Headquarters held its ‘Grand Opening’ on Saturday, August 25 afternoon. The HQ is located at 101 E. Grand Ave., Escondido. After TERC President, Jim Murtland, welcomed the crowd, Mayor Sam Abed and Councilmember Ed Gallo addressed the enthusiastic group. In addition to seeing the large work area and meeting room for the first time, attendees enjoyed a wide assortment of refreshments. Photo courtesy of Escondido Republican Club.