September 29, 2022

AgTech Startup Hackathon

Escondido's rich agricultural history has cemented its position as a key farming community in San Diego County. But its agricultural make-up goes far beyond the traditional citrus, avocado, and grape crops that have colored the city hills since the early 1900s. Today, Escondido's agricultural industry has evolved to include specialty crops, sustainable farming systems, and technology that saves water, increases output, and conserves energy. This diverse ecosystem has made Escondido a unique and bustling location to support AgTech efforts in Southern California.


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September 22, 2022

2022 Fire and Water Expo

This Saturday, September 24, the Escondido Fire Department and Rincon Del Diablo Water District's Fire and Water Expo/Open House will take place at Fire Station #4, located next to Kit Carson Park. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be a fun and informative event for the whole family.

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September 15, 2022

Clean Up Day at Dixon Lake

I Love A Clean San Diego and the City of Escondido Recycling Division are co-hosting Coastal Cleanup Day at Dixon Lake this Saturday, September 17, from 9 a.m. to noon. In addition to collecting trash and recyclables along shorelines, creek paths, and surrounding trails, volunteers will fill out data cards identifying the litter. Each group picks its card carrier, who will tally everything the group collects. Bags, gloves, and water will be provided, but we encourage participants to bring their own reusable gloves and water bottles. Please wear closed-toe shoes. Advance registration is preferred. For complete details and to register online, please visit

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September 8, 2022

High Heat and Rain Event

As the excessive heat warning continues for all of San Diego County through the week, the City reminds the public that the following facilities have been designated as Cool Zones. For a full list of Cool Zones around the County, visit:

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