Grand opening and dedication ceremony college arboretum trails

After six months of renovations, Palomar College will re-open the Edwin & Frances Hunter Arboretum with a ceremony to unveil improvements and upgrades throughout the public nature preserve on the eastern edge of the San Marcos campus. The ceremony will be Thursday, Sept. 26, 2 p.m. at Palomar College, 1140 W. Mission Road, San Marcos.  Funded by Prop. M, the improvements […]

Volunteers restore cabin at Lake Dixon

Volunteers from the Escondido Sunrise Rotary and Cabins by the Lake have been working on restoring the ADA accessible cabin located at Lake Dixon and the work is complete! In July, about 15 volunteers painted the exterior and interior, added a new Tuff Shed storage building, new ADA accessible barbecue, and installed all new furniture. The Escondido Sunrise Rotary provided […]

EPD welcomes eight new employees

On September 3, the Escondido Police Department welcomed 8 new employees to our ranks (6 shown in the photo). They are (from left): Elizabeth Acevedo (Communications), Emily Baeza (Police Administration), Iliana Pena (Criminal Intelligence Unit), Paul Azzam (Police Officer), Daniel Belec (Police Officer), and Chandler Hoppal (Police Officer). Holly Hawkins and Dannielah Pimentel, both communications dispatchers, were not able to […]