San Diego Union Tribune
October 15, 2017
Immigrant shelter rejected by Escondido
A proposal to convert a vacant nursing home in a southwest Escondido neighborhood into a shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children was rejected by the City Council Wednesday night in a 4-1 vote.
Hundreds of people — many holding signs for or against the shelter — packed the council chambers for the hearing, as the panel weighed an appeal of an earlier Planning Commission decision to deny the shelter.
The council majority agreed with the commission that the shelter was incompatible with the surrounding neighborhood for reasons including traffic, safety, parking and community character… HERE