CSUSM, UCLA JV tie for first at Cougar Classic

Host Cal State University San Marcos and the UCLA junior varsity team tied for first place at the Cougar Classic Men’s Golf Invitational held February 28 and March 1 at the San Luis Rey Downs Country Club in Bonsall. The UCLA JV team overcame a 15-stroke deficit after the first two rounds to join Cal […]

Supervisors appropriate budget balance

When the San Diego County Board of Supervisors adopted its 2004-05 budget in June the supervisors included cuts in state funding as a factor, but the county was able to exceed its 2004-05 budget by $138.3 million as of the second-quarter status report and the supervisors voted 5-0 March 1 to appropriate $75.6 million of […]

Hatfield returns to Rainbow MWD board

Russ Hatfield’s retirement from the Rainbow Municipal Water District board of directors lasted slightly more than two years. Hatfield, who previously served from 1998 to 2002, was sworn in as a board member March 11. He replaces Tom Cole, who was recalled in the corresponding March 8 election. Hatfield represents Division 4 of the five-division district. […]

Rainbow CPG vacancies filled

The Rainbow Community Planning Group, whose participation had been reduced to two board members in January, now has board members for each of its 15 seats. Although one of those members announced plans to resign, a successor has been identified and Rainbow once again has a full Community Planning Group board. Some vacancies existed prior […]

Cajon drivers making other plans

Fallbrook’s Cajon Speedway drivers who had planned to run during the 2005 Cajon Speedway season are in the process of determining their other plans for 2005. Scott Denton, Keith Krueger, and Mike McGlone will likely be running on dirt tracks this year, Bob Caron plans to compete in a touring series, Mike Salm may run […]

Fallbrook, Bonsall to benefit from guardrail plans

The County of San Diego’s Department of Public Works will be replacing and extending various guardrail end sections. The Board of Supervisors approved the advertisement for bid and award of a contract January 12, and DPW staff has been finessing the list of guardrail end sections to be replaced and extended. The January 12 action also […]

Protecting SLR River a major concern

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Engineering and Operations Committee heard a presentation February 24 on how CWA staff will proceed with the review of the proposed Gregory Canyon Landfill. Although the Regional Water Quality Control Board and not the CWA will make the decision whether protection of the San Luis Rey River is sufficient […]

CWA authorizes membrane

The San Diego County Water Authority voted to authorize a consultant agreement for a regional membrane bioreactor system study. The February 24 CWA board vote approves a contract with MWH Americas, Inc., for up to $74,185. The study will evaluate siting membrane bioreactors at locations throughout the county where customers with recycled water demands exist nearby. […]

Ljubenkov, Beezhold, Watson reappointed

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved the reappointments of John Ljubenkov and Jim Beezhold to seats on the Pala-Pauma Sponsor Group and Odgen Watson to his seat on the Upper San Luis Rey Resource Conservation District. The 5-0 vote March 1 seats Ljubenkov and Beezhold to terms expiring on January 5, 2009, and […]

Department of Parks and Recreation reviewing needs surveys

The County of San Diego’s Department of Parks and Recreation is reviewing the responses to its Community Needs Assessment Survey. Approximately 60,000 surveys were sent out to residents of Fallbrook, Lakeside, and Spring Valley, the three communities in which the county operates community centers. The Department of Parks and Recreation received approximately 6,000 surveys. “The response […]