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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 10, 2013

Escondido Field Office Closing Permanently On May 10th

Three area offices to open an hour earlier to accommodate customers

Sacramento – The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to inform customers that the Escondido field office located at 725 North Escondido Boulevard will close permanently on Friday, May 10, 2013. The office will be closed until new space can be acquired which is expected to take approximately nine months. Three nearby offices will open an hour earlier each day beginning Wednesday, May 1, 2013, to accommodate local customers.

DMV offices opening an hour earlier starting May 1, 2013:

Oceanside, 4005 Plaza Drive, 14 miles away

Poway, 13461 Community Road, 15 miles away

Temecula, 27851 Diaz Road, 30 miles away

The Oceanside, Poway and Temecula field office hours will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wednesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. while Escondido is closed.

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