Scott Ellis 8:15 a.m., July 27
"We know that quite a lot of animals were left behind."
Behind the lines at the Border Fire, neighbors, volunteers, county animal-control crews, and Border Patrol agents are caring for the animals left behind during the fire's sudden spread. (Border Fire updates.) While many people evacuated ...
An easy walk through open grassland meadows and mature oak groves
Roberts Ranch is a hidden jewel nestled on either side of I-8 at the foot of the Cuyamaca Mountains. There is no sign announcing its presence, so this is a hike experienced only by those ...
See how it grows on the once-scorched Pine Ridge Trail
A hike in the Cuyamacas with views in a wilderness setting.
Cuyamaca is a Spanish corruption of the Kumeyaay phrase “Ekwiiyemak”
An easy stroll around the shores and meadows of this picturesque mountain lake that abounds with alpine plants and wildlife.
Hikers have wide open views of the peak in the aftermath of the Cedar Fire.
In 1907, General Land Office (GLO) survey records note “Mid Peak” as the peak between North and Cuyamaca peaks. It was not until 1970 that “Middle” Peak appeared on forest maps. Middle Peak used to ...