Jerry Brown wins Level 1 at Ramona, Lori Brown wins Ladies Overall

In the Rainbow family’s first mounted shooting competition in San Diego County, Jerry Brown won the Men’s Level 1 division while Lori Brown won Ladies Overall honors at the 2005 Casey Tibbs Shootout in Ramona May 14. Jerry Brown had placed second and third in past competitions but had never previously won his level at […]

Jerry Brown chases Younger Gang during History Channel filming

Rainbow’s Jerry Brown went to Paramount Ranch May 27 as part of the filming of a future History Channel segment on the Younger Gang. Brown was accompanied by his horse, Bud. He dressed as a townsman who became a posse member. “I actually have a Derby hat on instead of a Western hat,” Brown noted. The trip […]

Billy’s Echo wins stakes race

Fallbrook’s Lita Tabish won her first stakes race as a horse owner June 17 when Billy’s Echo won the Flame Thrower stakes at Hollywood Park. Jockey David Flores rode Billy’s Echo to a 1 1/4-length win in the 5 1/2-furlong overnight stakes on the turf. “It was so exciting to win a stakes race. Makes everything […]

Kogan earns notice in Fallbrook

Michael Kogan was in California to play ATP tennis tournaments, and his schedule allowed him to participate in the 31st Annual Fallbrook Open Tennis Tournament at the Fallbrook Tennis Club June 4-12. The only problem for Kogan was that the seeding system was not nationwide. Kogan, who is from New Orleans, was not seeded in the […]

CIF revises ejection policy

The California Interscholastic Federation San Diego Section has revised its policy on ejections from sports contests. The policy approved by the CIF Board of Managers June 7 will take effect for the fall 2005 seasons and will suspend ejected participants indefinitely until reinstatement after a meeting with CIF staff members. “We’re trying to stem the […]

Supervisors seek $700,000 smart growth grant for Stage Coach Lane

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution authorizing the filing of a Smart Growth Incentive Program grant application which would provide $700,000 for Stage Coach Lane if awarded. During their June 22 meeting the supervisors voted 4-0, with Supervisor Ron Roberts on travel to a California Air Resources Board meeting, to authorize […]

Allocation of $161,000 in TOT funds announced

Budget deliberations for the County of San Diego began a week earlier than expected, allowing for the allocation of Community Enhancement funds to be approved June 22 along with the rest of the county’s 2005-06 budget. A 4-0 Board of Supervisors vote, with Supervisor Ron Roberts on travel to a California Air Resources Board meeting, […]

Protea growers’ school held in Rainbow

The California Protea Association and the California Ornamental Research Foundation co-sponsored a protea growers’ school May 24 at the Resendiz Brothers nursery in Rainbow. Approximately 65 growers and aspirants joined the handful of presenters at the workshop. “We’re pleased to put it on, and I’m glad those who came came, and it was pretty well-received,” […]

Youngren fourth, third in Twin 50s

Irwindale Speedway had twin 50-lap main events for the Auto Club Late Model division June 4, and Scott Youngren finished fourth and third in the two races. “We had a pretty good car, actually,” Youngren said. The Fallbrook driver qualified 10th and began the first race on the outside of the fifth row. He moved up […]

CIF approves forfeit policy

The California Interscholastic Federation San Diego Section has approved a policy on forfeits due to the use of an ineligible player. The policy, which was approved without opposition at the CIF Board of Managers meeting June 7 and will take effect with the Fall 2005 seasons, prevents a team with excessive forfeit losses from participating […]