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Man Killed in Head-on Escondido Crash Identified

A driver killed last week in a head-on crash in Escondido was identified Wednesday. Phillip Eugene Hotchkiss, 57, was killed after he lost control of his Saturn while traveling at a high rate of speed, crossed the median and was hit by an oncoming vehicle. The crash occurred just before …

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Black Smoke Rises Above Escondido House Fire

Black smoke could be seen for miles as crews battled a structure fire in Escondido Sunday afternoon.  The fire broke out in the 3000 block of Hill Valley Drive around 1 p.m. Sunday. The location is near State Route 78, close to California State University San Marcos and Palomar College.  …

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Escondido planners recommend approval of country club project

Escondido’s planning department has recommended approval of development company New Urban West’s proposal to build 380 homes on the grounds of the former Escondido Country Club. In a report that will be considered Tuesday by the Planning Commission, and later by the City Council, city planners say all negative impacts …

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In the wings: ‘Princess Diana’ visits Escondido

It seems safe to say that “Diana, The Musical” may be the only Patio Playhouse show this year to be name-dropped by the New York Daily News. The play, which opens Friday (Oct. 20) at the Escondido community theater, made the Big Apple tabloid back in June after La Jolla …

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