|City A place where there's a large amount of people living closely together.
City Government All the people in charge of running the city.
Department A small part of the government that takes care of a few related things.
Escondido Means "hidden" in Spanish. The name probably comes from the fact that the city is surrounded by foothills.
History The story of everything that has happened in the past.
Incorporation The official way of making a city.
Local History The story of what has happened before in a small area. This site contains some of the local history of Escondido.
Public When something is public, it means it is open to or shared by everyone.