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Escondido

(ĕskəndē`dō), city (1990 pop. 108,635), San Diego co., S Calif.; inc. 1888. Located in a grain-, citrus-fruit-, and grape-growing valley, Escondido produces cereal products and has fruit-packing houses and one of the world's largest avocado processing plants. The city's light industries manufacture pens, musical instruments, electronics, communications equipment, and machine tools. Escondido is one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities, marked by a population increase of nearly 70% from 1980 to 1990. A wild animal park just south of the city draws numerous tourists to the area. To the east is San Pasqual Battlefield State Monument, commemorating the battle fought in Dec., 1846, between U.S. forces under Gen. Stephen W. Kearny and Californians under Andrés Pico.
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The "Sprinter" regional transportation project provides 22 miles of passenger rail service on an existing freight line that runs parallel with Highway 78, connecting Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos and Escondido.
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a provider of consumer transaction technologies, announced on Tuesday the selection and rolling out by Ted's Cafe Escondido of a complete NCR restaurant technology solution.
To make room for the 2013 lineup, BMW of Escondido offers up to $7,000 BMW Option Allowance plus $750 Loyalty Cash on all of its remaining new 2012 models, including the 1 series, 3 series, 5 series, 6 series, 7 series, X3, X5, and Z4.
Bond Properties, LP, a US-based company that develops and operates luxury private club communities, has completed acquisition of assets of the developers of Escondido, a luxurious golf and lakeside residential community in Austin, Texas, US.
The North County Times reports that Weir has operated an asphalt recycling plant in Escondido since 2001.
Savion Glover had the audience as riled up as rock `n' roll fans at the Escondido performance of FootNotes.
Escondido Gas Storage, LLC held a non-binding open season for its proposed 18 Bcf working capacity Escondido Gas Storage Project, located 55 miles southeast of San Antonio, TX.
AGUA DULCE -- Caltrans will close the Antelope Valley Freeway in both directions early Sunday at Escondido Canyon Road as it continues construction work aimed at stopping rockslides.
HOUSTON -- Escondido Resources II, LLC today announced the results of the company's 2011 horizontal drilling program in South Texas.
Turnn was seated in his patrol car within a coned-off area of the car-pool lane near Escondido Canyon Road when he was rear-ended.
The construction of the new high school is part of the Escondido Union High School District's $98 million general obligation bond measure.