News from City of Escondido

El Norte Pkwy Bridge Widening and Median Improvements On July 24 SANDAG’s Transportation Committee recommended that the SANDAG Board of Directors approve $335,000 in active transportation funding to install a pedestrian signal at the Escondido Creek Trail Crossing. After coordinating with staff, SDG&E design services for gas main and future undergrounding of existing overhead cabling, is now underway. * * […]


Escondido Recreation Guide now available

As summer comes to a close, new adventures await. In early August, the Fall 2015 Escondido Recreation Guide will be available to our community. In his weekly message Mayor Sam Abed said, “I encourage youth and adults to participate in recreation programs that develop and strengthen leadership skills, enhance teamwork, support academics, foster confidence, and instill a sense of well-being […]

Publisher’s Note on Lilac Hills Ranch

Subsequent to receipt of Mr. Gordon’s letter, the County of San Diego published the official Lilac Hills Ranch Staff Report, which can be found at www.sandiegocounty.gov/pds/regulatory/docs/LILAC_ HILLS_ RANCH/LILAC-HILLS-RANCH/draft-FEIR.html The following is a summary of key points made in the County Staff Report: 1. LHR has legal rights to public roads, in the form of public right-ofway, easements and irrevocable offers […]

Names released of Escondido men killed in head on collision

The Medical Examiner’s office last week released the names of two Escondido men killed in a head-on collision July 27 on Hwy 76 in Pauma Valley near Pauma Valley Country Club. The men are Andrew Parks, 24, and his 27-year-old sibling, Alexander, who were heading east on state Hwy 76 when the 2002 Mazda Miata they were in crossed into […]