Escondido News

2019 USPS Postage Rate Increase as of January 27

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will implement new postage rates for most mailing and shipping products on Sunday, January 27, 2019.

Local CEO rings Nasdaq opening bell in NYC

Steve Cooper, Chairman, CEO, President, & Co-Founder of Escondido-based One Stop Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSS), Tuesday morning rang the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. One Stop Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSS) is a leader in specialized high-performance computers.  Cooper rang the bell at the opening at 9:30 a.m. He told The Times-Advocate: “We are thrilled to ring […]

Grand Avenue loses another iconic eatery

Escondido has lost another pair of landmark restaurants in the downtown. The Continental Deli and Vinz Wine Bar have closed. The 52-year-old deli closed on Saturday, and Vinz followed suit on Monday.  Owners Vinnie and Michelle Griffin  closed after being served an eviction notice for unpaid rent.  They had been fighting to stay open for several months. They had also […]

“Dine Out Escondido!” Restaurant Week celebrates Its sixth year: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Visit Escondido’s 6th annual Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Week (DOE) is happening January 27 to February 2 at over 30 restaurants in historic downtown and all around Escondido.  Dine Out Escondido is held in partnership with California Restaurant Month, a culinary tourism program that runs during the last week in January. No are tickets required, just show up, ask for […]

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Escondido in court case

For all the cracks we hear about how the city of Escondido loses a lot of court cases, here’s one where the city won a case, or part of it anyway—and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals was overruled by U.S. Supreme Court. The U.S. States Supreme Court, in a Per Curiam (meaning unanimous) ruling released on January 7, 2019, […]

City awards bid for Washington Park skate park project

The city of Escondido has awarded the contract to New Line Skateparks for the design of the Washington Park Skate and Parking Lot Expansion Project. In November New Line’s bid was $97,555.          This project includes the design of a permanent, custom, 5,000 sq. ft. concrete, all-wheel skate spot and expanded parking lot in Washington Park.  District […]

Mike’s BBQ hosts overflow crowd for Election Integrity Project

About 200 Escondido and other local residents Thursday night filled the reception room of Mike’s BBQ to overflowing to hear Ruth Weiss and Linda Paine of the Election Integrity Project. They talked about voter fraud and their recent court victory that forces California to purge voter rolls of possibly millions of inactive names. You get a sense of what the […]

Attempted Homicide on E. 15th Avenue Friday morning

On January 18th, 2019 at about 12:45 A.M. the Escondido Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the 100 Block of E. 15th Avenue regarding a woman needing medical attention. Upon arrival the female, identified as 27-year-old Laura Elizabeth Bautista, was unresponsive to police and fire personnel. EFD personnel transported Laura Bautista to Palomar Hospital. 25-year-old, Jose Enrique Bautista, was […]

Fatal Stabbing near Washington and Ash

Tuesday night at about 7:21 p.m., the Escondido Police Communication Center received a 911 call of two males fighting in the area of Washington Ave. and Ash St. Officers arrived and located 19-year-old Alfredo Manzano of Escondido with a stab wound to the chest. Officers rendered medical aid until the Escondido Fire Dept. arrived and transported Manzano to the hospital. […]

WANTED: Suspects Responsible for Vista Burglary

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Vista Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate two unknown female suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred at a gym in the City of Vista. On January 7, 2019 between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., an unknown suspect cut the lock off of […]

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