Escondido News

Partners break ground on Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute

Leaders from Palomar Health and Kindred Healthcare broke ground August 16 to start construction on a new 52-bed acute rehabilitation hospital, the Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute, on the campus of Palomar Medical Center Escondido.  The joint-venture realizes a commitment Palomar Health has made to provide leading health care services in North San Diego County. Once completed near the end of […]

Assembly adjourns in memory of Escondido CAL FIRE firefighter

This week, Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron led the State Assembly in adjourning in memory of Cal Fire Firefighter Yaroslav Katkov of Escondido.  Katkov passed away July 29 after experiencing a medical emergency while on a training hike near the De Luz Fire Station to prepare for the upcoming fire season. Katkov was a graduate of Scripps Ranch High School […]

Serious Injury Collision – Valley Pwky and Midway Dr Wednesday morning


On August 21, 2019 at 6:48 AM, Escondido Police and Escondido Fire responded to a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian, near the intersection of Valley Parkway and Midway Drive, in Escondido. The following information is based on the driver and witness statements as well evidence at the scene. A 25-year-old male was driving a white 2006 Nissan Titan pick-up east […]


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