Brooktown’s Urquhart and Hill take third at Perris

The Brooktown Racing team of Scott Urquhart and Dave Hill had their best ever showing at the Perris Auto Speedway after finishing third in the Cruiser main event July 30. “It was great. We had three weeks of didn’t even make it to the main event, and finally we got it started and got to race […]

County approves vector control assessment

The proposed parcel assessment for vector control was approved by the county’s property owners. A weighted vote of 61.46 percent approved the assessment while 38.54 percent of the weighted vote opposed the increase. The results were accepted during a July 13 San Diego County Board of Supervisors meeting. The assessment on a single-family parcel will increase […]

Vessels to team with Allred, PCQHRA for yearling/broodmare sale

Vessels Stallion Farm won’t be hosting a yearling and broodmare sale this year, but the Bonsall quarter horse facility will be teaming with Edward C. Allred and the Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association for a two-day sale which will take place October 1-2 at the Los Alamitos Racecourse facility. The Los Alamitos Equine Sale […]

Supervisors approve Street Lighting District assessment

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved the fiscal year 2005-06 assessment rate for the San Diego County Street Lighting District. The supervisors’ July 27 approval increases the rate to $5.60 per benefit unit per year, which equates to a five percent increase over the 2004-05 rate of $5.33 per benefit unit. According to the […]

Parking bans approved, Green Canyon speed limit rejected

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors ratified several Traffic Advisory Committee recommendations during the supervisors’ August 2 meeting, and parking prohibitions on portions of Gird Road and Elder Street were among the actions adopted. The supervisors also ratified the TAC recommendation not to establish a posted speed limit on Green Canyon Road. The TAC […]

Supervisors call for review of county’s eminent domain policies

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors directed the county’s Chief Administrative Officer to review all policies of the County of San Diego relating to the use of eminent domain. The 5-0 vote July 26 also directs the CAO to return to the board within 120 days to recommend changes to ensure that the use […]

Supervisors approve Street Lighting District assessment

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved the fiscal year 2005-06 assessment rate for the San Diego County Street Lighting District. The supervisors’ July 27 approval increases the rate to $5.60 per benefit unit per year, which equates to a five percent increase over the 2004-05 rate of $5.33 per benefit unit. According to the […]

SANDAG approves work program for RTP update

The San Diego Association of Governments is expected to approve its Regional Transportation Plan update in early 2006, and the work program and schedule for the update were approved by the SANDAG board July 22. The 2006 update would be a technical update which would comply with Federal requirements, and it would not replace a […]

Salm fourth in first Modified race at Orange Show

Orange Show Speedway held its first-ever Grand American Modified race July 23, and Fallbrook’s Mike Salm placed fourth in the 35-lap main event. Salm’s fourth-place finish came despite second-lap contact with Doug Carpenter, which placed both drivers in the back after Carpenter spun. Dean Kuhn, Jimmy Dickerson and Carpenter took the top three positions in […]

Supervisors reduce TOT rate to eight percent

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors reduced the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) rate from nine percent to eight percent. The 5-0 vote July 26 approved the eight-percent rate effective August 1. Although ordinance amendments usually take effect 30 days after a second reading and adoption, the reduction eliminates an increase which was implemented 15 […]