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Escondido gathers round to support Frida’s Tacos after crash


  The merchants and residents of Escondido are showing themselves to be the best of neighbors as they unite to help a local eatery recover from a shocking traffic accident that ruined its storefront. Thursday night about 10:15, just as employees were readying to close, the storefront of Frida’s Tacos on East Valley Parkway and Fig erupted inward as a […]

Palomar RN’s, caregivers hold “informational picket” of hospital

Tuesday morning from 6 a.m.-8 a.m. Palomar Health RNs and caregivers held an “informational picket” in front of Palomar Hospital.  The RN’s complain that the hospital administration showed them “complete disregard and disrespect,” by laying off colleagues and creating what they describe as “creating dangerous levels of short staffing.”

Grand opening of training center for young adults

After 32 years of serving San Diego County from its Old Town headquarters, Urban Corps of San Diego County celebrated the Grand Opening of the Diane Chalmers Center – its new North County training facility in Escondido on Friday, November 12.  Named after and made possible at the bequest of the late Diane Annala Chalmers, long-time president of the Urban […]

Effort seeks to put Escondido— and your business—on the map

David Zumaya is on a mission: to put Escondido on the map. Or rather put Escondido’s businesses on an illustrated map of the city: the 2021 Escondido Map. The original Escondido Map was published in 1988, to celebrate the city’s centennial. It was a big happy birthday card, illustrated like a Disneyland map, the original amusement park map. “We don’t […]

Raising Cane’s opens in Escondido

The newest Raising Cane’s restaurant opened Tuesday, September 21 with its popular chicken finger concept at 1280 W. Valley Parkway. The Escondido Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening with a ribbon cutting attended by area VIPs. The restaurant accepted entries all day for its “Lucky 20” drawing to award 20 Customers ages 13 and older Free Cane’s for a Year. […]


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