Updates recommended for general plan’s housing and safety elements

The county’s general plan includes a Housing Element intended to insure that regional housing needs are met and also includes a Safety Element addressing public safety. Planned updates to the housing and safety elements have been recommended by the county’s Planning Commission. The Planning Commission supported the recommendations on a 4-0 vote Feb. 10 with […]

Planning Commission rebuffs supervisors’ call for marijuana dispensary ban

Although the San Diego County Board of Supervisors directed county staff to develop an ordinance banning marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated San Diego County, including cultivation-only facilities and existing facilities which will be given a five-year amortization period, the county’s Planning Commission refused to recommend that ban. A 5-0 Planning Commission vote Feb. 10, with Doug […]

Transfer of Chandler Ranch emergency services scheduled for March 22

The transfer of fire and emergency medical services latent powers for Chandler Ranch is expected to be approved at the March 22 meeting of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors meeting. The Feb. 15 Board of Supervisors meeting included a 4-0 vote, with Ron Roberts in Washington, DC, to set the hearing to divest Chandler Ranch […]

County to replace McDonald Road culvert, line Reche Road culvert

The successful bidder for a construction contract to repair and replace up to 40 culverts in unincorporated San Diego County will be replacing a culvert on McDonald Road and lining a culvert on Reche Road. The San Diego Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Feb. 15 with Ron Roberts in Washington, DC, to authorize the advertisement […]

BUSD notes agreement stipulates elementary school on Meadowood site

Some residents within the Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) boundaries would like to see a 13-acre site near the future Palomar College campus in Fallbrook used for high school students who could take classes at the community college, but a non-voting item at the Feb. 9 BUSD board meeting noted the obligation to use the […]

Warriors reach girls water polo quarterfinals

Fallbrook High School’s girls water polo team reached the quarterfinals of the CIF Division I playoffs. The Warriors began the CIF tournament Feb. 15 with a 9-6 victory over University City, which gave the eighth-seeded Fallbrook squad a Feb. 18 match against top-seeded Vista. The Panthers won that quarterfinal by an 11-4 margin. “I’m very […]

Kimmell takes over Warriors’ boys lacrosse program

Approximately 45 aspiring Fallbrook High School boys lacrosse players tried out for the varsity and junior varsity teams Feb. 18, Feb. 20, and Feb. 21. New Fallbrook coach Brian Kimmell kept most of those players; the varsity roster will include nearly two dozen boys while between 16 and 18 players will begin the season on […]

Supervisors support comprehensive renewable energy plan program

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors held a hearing on Phase I of the county’s comprehensive renewable energy plan February 15 and selected seven items for the Phase II implementation stage. A 4-0 Board of Supervisors vote with Ron Roberts in Washington, DC, approved a program to establish a sustainability task force within the […]

Lady Warriors finish second in Valley League soccer standings

Fallbrook High School’s girls soccer team concluded the 2016-17 regular season with a 9-7-5 record, including a 5-1-2 mark in Valley League play which earned the squad second place in the final league standings. The lone league loss was to San Pasqual at home on Jan. 31. The Warriors concluded regular-season play Feb. 14 at […]

Supervisors seek funding source to improve roads

The members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors agree that more funding is needed to improve the condition of county-maintained roads and have asked county staff to determine how to make that funding occur. Supervisor Ron Roberts, whose Fourth District includes 0.32 miles of county-maintained road, was in Washington, DC, when the supervisors […]