County accepts Wilderness Gardens gate donation

The County of San Diego has accepted the donation of a solar-powered iron entrance gate for Wilderness Gardens Preserve. The May 11 vote authorizes the county’s Department of Parks and Recreation to accept the gate, valued at $15,484, from Friends of Wilderness Gardens Preserve. The supervisors’ action also found the installation of the gate to […]

Snider among Legends of Baseball at Hall of Champions

Duke Snider was among the panelists when the San Diego Hall of Champions hosted its first Legends of Baseball lunch May 10. An attendance of 310 plus media members made the Legends of Baseball luncheon the highest-ever Sports at Lunch event in the history of the Hall of Champions. Snider was joined by Buzzie Bavasi, Jerry […]

VanderLans wins

Jack VanderLans won the Men’s All-Around at the Poly Royal college rodeo April 15-16 at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. The 2001 Fallbrook High School graduate also won the average in both Tie-Down Roping and Steer Wrestling. “It’s a really cool deal,” VanderLans said. This year’s Poly Royal commemorated the 65th anniversary of that rodeo. “It’s […]

Popko qualifies for CHSRA finals

Kerry Popko has earned a trip to the California High School Rodeo Association state finals. The Fallbrook High School freshman finished fourth in the District 8 Pole Bending standings. The top five finishers in each event from each district qualify for the CHSRA state finals, which this year will be held in Bishop June 13-19. “That […]

Irwin’s relay team qualifies for NAIA nationals

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics will have its track and field national finals in Louisville May 26-28, and one of the athletes who will be participating is Fallbrook High School graduate Tim Irwin. Irwin, now a junior at Cal State University San Marcos, will be on the Cougars’ 4×800 relay team, which qualified for […]

Denton fifth in Barona debut

Scott Denton finished fifth in his Barona Speedway main event debut May 14. Denton, who drove in the Factory Stocks race, added a second-place heat race finish to his main event finish which actually occurred in the first hour of May 15. “It was pretty exciting,” Denton said. Denton spent five years in the Cajon […]

Supervisors approve board policy encouraging farming

The support of farming by the County of San Diego government doesn’t require the Board of Supervisors approval of a policy supporting and encouraging farming in San Diego County. The May 11 adoption of the policy, however, may assist local farmers in obtaining farm conservation program grants from the US Department of Agriculture. “That’s to help […]

Supervisors approve contract process for chip and fog sealing

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved the advertisement for bid and subsequent award of a contract for chip and fog sealing on various county roads. The 5-0 vote May 18 also budgets $3,407,000 for the contract which will cover 46.01 miles of base contract roads and up to 39.17 miles of additive alternatives […]

Two new traffic signals slated

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved the advertisement for bid and subsequent award of a contract to install traffic signals at the intersection of Reche Road and Gird Road and the intersection of Mission Road and Alvarado Road. The 5-0 vote May 18 also establishes an additional $280,000 of appropriations into the Department […]