Boulevard news & stories

News and stories about Boulevard, California. For event listings, blog entries, photos, and places to go in Boulevard, visit the Boulevard neighborhood page.

Owner of loose horses located

Says she's had problems with fences being cut at her border-area ranch.

A small herd of six horses that had been wandering a Boulevard-area campground for the last few weeks were reunited with their owner, who came forward to claim them late Wednesday morning (October 9). The ...

Group of horses found, captured in Boulevard

County Animal Services is looking for the owner of a half dozen horses discovered running wild through Cottonwood Campground in the East County mountain community of Boulevard. According to authorities, the county was contacted by ...

Wind turbines are everywhere out here

They're over 300 feet high. They kill birds. They're linked to cancer.

A lot of windmills being installed on the Anza-Borrego Desert floor. Besides visual blight, backcountry residents complain of health issues and the unknown.

Empire Ranch

Three houses on 4500 acres, $17 million — cheap (for some).

For some, having virtually limitless access to money leads to the desire for the perfect private retreat to partake in outdoor hobbies. These individuals might find their ideal getaway in the Laguna Mountains near the ...

Mexican authorities as far as Sinaloa and Cabo San Lucas asked to look for James DiMaggio and Hannah Anderson

Fugitive allegedly killed mother and son before fleeing with victim’s daughter as captive in southeast San Diego County.

Aerial View of Shockey Fire Aftermath

The 2800-acre Shockey Fire, which started on Sunday afternoon, September 23, destroyed 25 buildings and took one life. The devastation is heartbreaking. The neighborhood of Tierra del Sol in Boulevard was hardest hit, with up ...

Wildfire South of Boulevard

At 1 p.m. on June 27, one mile south of the border, near Tierra del Sol, a fire broke out and was being blown toward the U.S. side of the border by winds pushing it ...

Fire in the Backcountry

About 1.5 miles south of the border near Tierra del Sol, at 5 p.m. on May 15, a wildfire ignited and began burning eastbound. Cal Fire monitored the situation and was ready to move in, ...

Uninvited Guests Line the Road to Powerlink Ground-Breaking

San Diego Gas & Electric held a symbolic ground breaking near here last week, launching the construction of their $1.9 billion Sunrise Powerlink, the 117-miles electric transmission line that the utility promises will transport electricity ...

Lockup 101

'The first thing that came to my mind," remembers Tom Miller, "was to arm myself with a screwdriver. The Rodney King riots were taking place in Los Angeles, and the tension in the yard was ...

Julian Flap Over Wind-Test Structures

Strong winds of public disapproval toppled electricity-producing windmills in the Julian area before they were even built. At an August 11 meeting at Julian Town Hall, 100 area residents whipped up a hurricane of opposition ...

Scratch and sniff pungent bay leaves at Pepperwood Spring, near McCain Valley in East County.

Tucked into the fresh-scented folds of a high-desert canyon north of Interstate 8, Pepperwood Spring begins as a network of tiny rivulets issuing from damp pockets of sand. The rivulets conjoin, gather force, and divide ...

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