Escondido, California

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Escondido is a city in San Diego County's North County region, 30 mi northeast of downtown San Diego, 11.5 miles from the ocean, and 35 miles from the Mexican border.wikipedia
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North County (San Diego area)

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Escondido is a city in San Diego County's North County region, 30 mi northeast of downtown San Diego, 11.5 miles from the ocean, and 35 miles from the Mexican border.
Cities along the 78 freeway (Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos and Escondido) have more mixed incomes.

Kumeyaay

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The Kumeyaay migrated from areas near the Colorado River, settling both in the San Pasqual Valley and near the San Dieguito River in the southwestern and western portions of what is now Escondido.
The two coastal groups' traditional homelands were approximately separated by the San Diego River: the northern Ipai (extending from Escondido to Lake Henshaw) and the southern Tipai (including the Laguna Mountains, Ensenada, and Tecate).

San Pasqual Valley, San Diego

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The Kumeyaay migrated from areas near the Colorado River, settling both in the San Pasqual Valley and near the San Dieguito River in the southwestern and western portions of what is now Escondido. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park (also called by its former name, "Wild Animal Park") is located near Escondido, in the San Pasqual Valley.
It is bordered on the north by the city of Escondido, on the east and west by unincorporated land within San Diego County, and on the south by the city of Poway and the community of Rancho Bernardo.

Kit Carson Park

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A park in Escondido is named for Carson.
Kit Carson Park is a 285 acre municipal park in Escondido, California, United States.

San Diego County, California

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Escondido is a city in San Diego County's North County region, 30 mi northeast of downtown San Diego, 11.5 miles from the ocean, and 35 miles from the Mexican border.
The county's largest continuous high-income urban area is a triangle from a first point on the northern edge of Carlsbad, a second point southeast of Escondido, and a third point on the southern edge of La Jolla.

Rancho Rincon del Diablo

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Most of what is now Escondido occupies the former Rancho Rincon del Diablo ("Devil's Corner"), a Mexican land grant given to Juan Bautista Alvarado (not the governor of the same name) in 1843 by Governor Manuel Micheltorena.
The rancho lands include the present day city of Escondido and Rincon Del Diablo.

Rancho San Bernardo (Snook)

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The southern part of Escondido occupies the former Rancho San Bernardo, granted in 1842 and 1845.
The grant was between present-day Escondido and Poway, and encompassed present-day Rancho Bernardo, 4S Ranch, the San Pasqual Valley, and Lake Hodges.

San Dieguito River

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The Kumeyaay migrated from areas near the Colorado River, settling both in the San Pasqual Valley and near the San Dieguito River in the southwestern and western portions of what is now Escondido.
From there the river flows west past the city of Escondido, and under Interstate 15 before being impounded by the Lake Hodges Dam to form Lake Hodges.

Hidden Meadows, California

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These include Jesmond Dene and Hidden Meadows to the north; Felicita Park to the southwest; and Rincon Del Diablo to the southeast.
Hidden Meadows is a census-designated place (CDP) near Escondido in San Diego County, California.

Jesmond Dene, California

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These include Jesmond Dene and Hidden Meadows to the north; Felicita Park to the southwest; and Rincon Del Diablo to the southeast.
Jesmond Dene is an unincorporated community neighboring Escondido in San Diego County, California.

Stone Brewing Co.

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In 2006, Stone Brewing Co. moved its headquarters and brewery from San Marcos, California to a new, much larger facility in the Quail Hills area of Escondido.
Stone Brewing (formerly Stone Brewing Co.) is a brewery headquartered in Escondido, California, USA.

Avocado

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By the 1960s, avocados became the largest local crop.
The use of an ethylene gas "ripening room", which is now an industry standard, was pioneered in the 1980s by farmer Gil Henry of Escondido, California, in response to footage from a hidden supermarket camera which showed shoppers repeatedly squeezing hard, unripe avocados, putting them "back in the bin," and moving on without making a purchase.

San Marcos, California

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In 2006, Stone Brewing Co. moved its headquarters and brewery from San Marcos, California to a new, much larger facility in the Quail Hills area of Escondido.
The city is bordered by Escondido to the east, Encinitas to the southwest, Carlsbad to the west, and Vista to the northwest.

Valley Center, California

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The community of Valley Center is located just north of Escondido.
Despite these changes, there are still no chain department stores in the community; residents do their shopping in smaller "mom and pop" stores, and drive either to Escondido or Temecula to shop at big-box stores.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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The San Diego Zoo Safari Park (also called by its former name, "Wild Animal Park") is located near Escondido, in the San Pasqual Valley.
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, originally named the San Diego Wild Animal Park until 2010, is an 1,800 acre (730 ha) zoo in the San Pasqual Valley area of San Diego, California, near Escondido.

Queen Califia's Magical Circle

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Queen Califia's Magical Circle is a sculpture garden located in Escondido, California.

Portland Beavers

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In October 2010, Merritt Paulson, owner of the AAA Portland Beavers franchise, announced that the team was being sold to the North County Baseball ownership group, led by Jeff Moorad, part-owner and CEO of the Beavers parent team, the San Diego Padres.
The team temporarily moved to southern Arizona and became the Tucson Padres while waiting for a new stadium to be built for them in their planned future home of Escondido, California, north of San Diego.

San Diego Sabers

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The San Diego Sabers of the WSHL play at the Iceoplex in Escondido.
They are a member of the Western Division in the Western States Hockey League based in Escondido, California and plays at the Iceoplex-Escondido.

San Pasqual High School (Escondido, California)

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San Pasqual High School is a public high school in Escondido, California.

Orange Glen High School

Orange Glen
Orange Glen High School (OGHS) is one of the five public high schools in the Escondido Union School District in Escondido, California.

Escondido Charter High School

Escondido Charter High School (colloquially referred to as Charter and ECHS) is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory day school for grades 9–12 located in Escondido, California.

Escondido High School

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Escondido High School (EHS) is one of three high schools in the Escondido Union High School District located in Escondido, California.

Palomar Medical Center

Palomar Hospital
Palomar Medical Center is a hospital located in west Escondido near the I-15/78 interchange.
Palomar Medical Center Escondido is a hospital located in Escondido, California.

John Paul the Great Catholic University

In 2013 John Paul the Great Catholic University relocated its main campus to Escondido.
John Paul the Great Catholic University (JPCatholic) is a private Roman Catholic university in Escondido, California.

Escondido Transit Center

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The North County Transit District (NCTD) operates local bus service, with the Escondido Transit Center serving as a hub.
Escondido Transit Center is a bus and train station located in Downtown Escondido, California.