Square Eddie earns CTBA award as champion sire

Square Eddie, who stands at Ocean Breeze Ranch, was the 2016 California Thoroughbred Breeders Association champion sire of two-year-old offspring. The official designation is Champion Sire of California Conceived Two-Year-Olds by Earnings. The CTBA awards for the 2016 racing year were presented at the organization’s annual banquet in February. “I’m proud of him,” said Ocean […]

Rainbow approves asset appraisal report

The Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) approved an asset appraisal report of district-owned water and wastewater systems. The Rainbow board’s 5-0 vote Feb. 28 approved the appraisal report provided by Willdan Financial Services and directed district staff to provide additional information for review at a future board meeting. “This makes sure that the developers pay their accurate […]

NCFPD declares six vehicles surplus

The North County Fire Protection District board declared six NCFPD vehicles to be surplus. The 5-0 board vote March 28 allows the vehicles to be sold at auction or by another approved method of disposal. The district plans to utilize an auction to generate revenue from the sale of the vehicles. “We’re just excessing some very […]

Supervisors approve marijuana dispensary ban

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted to ban marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated San Diego County. Dianne Jacob, Kristin Gaspar, and Bill Horn voted in favor of a complete ban on both medical marijuana dispensaries and recreational dispensaries, including cultivation-only facilities and existing facilities which will be given a five-year amortization period. Greg Cox […]

Supervisors express opposition to proposed legislation reducing local control

Three potential new state laws which would affect only the County of San Diego now have official opposition from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. A 5-0 Board of Supervisors vote March 21 directed the county’s chief administrative officer to: draft a letter expressing the county supervisors’ opposition to Assembly Bill 801, which would […]

Girls swim team 2-2 in pre-league meets

Fallbrook High School’s girls swim team concluded the pre-league portion of the Warriors’ season with a 2-2 record. “Now the fun begins,” said Fallbrook coach Sean Redmond. “Hopefully we’re ready. They’ve been putting the work in, and now is the time where it all counts.” The Warriors’ first team victory of the season was the […]

Greenwood sets school record for six dives

The Fallbrook High School boys swim record for six dives was broken March 17 when junior Joseph Greenwood accumulated 262.40 points during the Warriors’ home meet with Escondido Charter. Greenwood, who attends Oasis High School and competes for Fallbrook under the CIF’s multi-school teams status policy which allows students attending certain schools to compete for […]

Initiation of general plan amendment proceedings approved

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the initiation of general plan amendment proceedings for a 36.70-acre Rainbow Canyon parcel. The supervisors’ 3-0 vote March 21, with Marion Ashley absent and one vacant seat, allows the initiation of proceedings to change the general plan foundation component from Rural to Community Development and the land use […]

TAC delays South Mission Road speed limit recommendation

South Mission Road from 860 feet south of Pepper Tree Lane to Green Canyon Road is a segment of 2.05 miles, but the road has different characteristics. The speed limit for the entire segment is 50 mph and that speed limit can be enforced by radar, but the county’s Traffic Advisory Committee has called for […]

Local sites among updated Capital Improvement Needs Assessment Program projects

Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) land acquisition, Vallecitos Park playground improvements, San Luis Rey River Park land acquisition and improvements, and Don Dussault Park improvements are among projects listed in the county’s updated Capital Improvement Needs Assessment Program. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 March 21 to approve the five-year needs assessment […]