NCG ConsCom has filed comments to encourage quality, sustainable, and transportation oriented development in the East Valley area. This area is east of the old Palomar Hospital and undergoing new planning.
On October 21, the Escondido City Council will vote on the Palomar Heights proposal. NCG, along with a strong coalition of nearly 15 local organizations, has opposed this project for being significantly under-density and not including enough affordable housing. On September 18, the coalition filed a request to deny the Palomar Heights proposal: We strongly … Read Full Article ▸
The Sierra Club has endorsed five candidates running in inland North County elections. The endorsed candidates are as follows: Escondido City Council Don Greene, District 3 Andres Yanez, District 4 San Marcos City Council Alan Geraci, District 3 Neil Kramer, District 4 Vista City Council Katie Melandez, District 3 Vallecitos Water District Board Tiffany Boyd-Hodgson, … Read Full Article ▸
The North County Group is filling 4 vacancies on its Executive Committee this fall. The Group ExCom has overall responsibility to assure that the activities and services provided for the members are consistent with the bylaws, rules, and procedures of the Chapter and National Sierra Club. We’re happy to announce the candidates running in this … Read Full Article ▸
NCG ConsCom filed a comment letter on the proposed redevelopment of the old Hospital Site in central Escondido. The hearing will be held at the Planning Commission on September 22, 2020 at 7 PM. City information about the project and instructions for commenting here. Please attend and file your own comments if you are interested … Read Full Article ▸
Sierra Club issued a Media Release today announcing a letter to each of three candidates running for Escondido city council races, Mike Morasco, Joe Garcia, Tina Inscoe were sent today requesting that the $4,300 they each received from Harvest Hills developers, Safari Highlands LLC be returned. The letters state, “In the name of good government and … Read Full Article ▸