Escondido community gathers at forum to address homelessness
People gathered at a cafe on a church ground in Escondido Tuesday night to discuss various topics on what has been fueling the crisis in Escondido.
Escondido superintendent introduces "Framework for the Future" in local schools
SAN DIEGO — This year, four schools in the Escondido Union School district are developing a redesign plan to empower students. Escondido Union School District’s Superintendent Luis Rankins-Ibarra is spearheading an innovative initiative known as the "Framework for the Future" aimed at modernizing education practices with local schools.
Escondido restaurant gets national recognition, ranks No. 3 on Yelp's 2024 top 100 list
A hole-in-the-wall restaurant is making a big impression in Escondido. CBS 8 shows you why Sunny Side Kitchen earned a top spot from Yelp.
Valley Center Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 29 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories
Valley Center Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 29 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories. During the last week, the place of Valley Center reported a total of 29 crime cases. The most common type of crime was 'Suspicious Situation' with 8 cases. This was followed by 'Theft', 'Disturbance', 'Assault', and 'Burglary' each with 5 cases. The least common crime was 'Trespass' with only 1 case reported. It is noteworthy that the crime rate remains diverse, with no single type of crime dominating the statistics. The data also reveals that the crime incidents happened throughout the day, suggesting that criminal activities in Valley Center are not confined to specific time frames. This highlights the need for continuous vigilance and proactive law enforcement in the place.
Escondido raises rents at Casa Grande senior mobile home park
ESCONDIDO — The City Council approved a rent increase for Casa Grande Mobile Estates on the condition that park owners and management meet with city planning staff to discuss the installation of a security gate at the front entrance. The owners of Casa Grande requested a 5.74% increase in...
Escondido Feb 25 Weekly Crime Report: 19 Incidents and 4 Crime Stories
Escondido Feb 25 Weekly Crime Report: 19 Incidents and 4 Crime Stories. During the last week, a total of 19 crime cases were reported in Escondido. The data shows that arrests made up the majority of these cases, with 10 incidents. This was followed by disturbances, which accounted for 4 cases. Burglaries were less frequent, with only 2 reported cases. The remaining cases were singular incidents of trespass, a suspicious situation, and assault. These statistics indicate that while crime is present in the place, severe crimes such as assault are relatively rare, with minor offenses such as arrests and disturbances being more common. It's important to note that despite the higher number of arrests, this could also be indicative of effective law enforcement in the place.
Local Resident Arrested for Attempted Murder in Valley Center Shooting
On February 23, 2024, a shooting occurred on the Rincon Indian Reservation, Valley Center. Deputies responded to the incident at the 7500 block of Mendoza Road around 1:00 p.m. They discovered a 46-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds, who was then airlifted to a nearby hospital.
Escondido Will Consider Taking a Tough on Crime Approach to Homelessness
The Escondido City Council on Wednesday will consider adopting a city homelessness strategy that rejects the housing first approach and instead calls for a “public safety-first approach.”. The city’s homelessness policy draft suggests enforcing tougher consequences on the “pervasive and consistent level of criminal activity” among the city’s homeless...
3 Incredible Properties Sold This Week Around Encinitas
Encinitas, California, known for its stunning coastal views and luxurious properties, recently saw the sale of three of its most expensive real estate properties. Let's delve into the details of these exquisite homes that have captured the attention of buyers with their unique features and prime locations.
Burglars steal more than $35K in luxury items from Del Mar home
DEL MAR — The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has advised North County residents to secure their homes after burglars stole more than $35,000 in high-end jewelry, luxury wristwatches and designer handbags from a Del Mar home. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call for a residential burglary at...
Ramona Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, the place of Ramona reported a total of 31 crime cases. The most prevalent crime was 'Suspicious Situation' with 11 instances, accounting for approximately 35% of the total crimes. This was followed by 'Assault' which was reported 6 times, making up nearly 19% of the total cases. Other types of crimes such as 'Other', 'Disturbance', and 'Vandalism' were also reported, each with 4 and 3 cases respectively. 'Burglary' was reported twice, while 'Shooting' and 'Theft' were the least reported, each with a single case. This data provides a snapshot of the crime situation in Ramona, indicating a higher frequency of 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Assault' cases. The authorities might need to take appropriate measures to address these recurring incidents and ensure the safety of the residents.
City of Vista Launches Emergency Housing Assistance for Local Residents
MAAC and the City of Vista have initiated the Vista Emergency Housing Assistance Program (VEHAP). This program is designed to help Vista residents who are financially impacted and potentially facing homelessness. The program's main goals are prevention, self-sufficiency, and stabilization.
Solar energy company vehicles damaged by fire in Escondido
Authorities are working to determine the cause of a fire that fire officials say damaged three commercial vehicles Monday morning in Escondido.
Woman shot in Vista transit parking lot; suspect at large
A woman was shot in the parking lot of the Vista Transit Center Sunday night, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. A suspect was not located.
Discover Escondido's Noodle Scene: 4 Bowls You Can't Miss
This article presents a guide to four exceptional noodle places in Escondido. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Affordable Summer Internship Housing Now Available for North County Residents
North County companies have partnered with the City of Carlsbad’s Economic Development department, the San Diego North Economic Development Council, and CSUSM to launch a summer internship housing program. The program offers affordable, short-term housing for interns at North County companies. The housing, starting at $350 a week, includes fully furnished private bedrooms in CSUSM student housing, with shared living areas. Interns can contract directly with the university or companies for the housing as part of their internship package.
3.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Borrego Springs
A 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck the rural East County area Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.
Brooks Street Swim Center reopens after extensive renovations
OCEANSIDE — After years of planning, the city has recently completed renovations of Brooks Street Swim Center, transforming the nearly 70-year-old pool into a like-new aquatics facility. The city officially reopened the pool on Feb. 5 after it was closed last March for renovations, including a new deck, replaced...
Charming Escondido House Sells for $1.31M
A charming 1-story adobe-style house near Escondido, California recently sold for $1,315,000 on February 20th. Located at 2422 Peet Ln, Escondido, CA, 92025, this unique property offers a generous 2,950 square feet of living space on 1.19 private acres. Boasting 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the house provides a perfect blend of historical charm and modern comfort for its new owners.