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Roberts Ranch, Duncan McFetridge, drought, movie shooting, Border Fire, Blue Ribbon Loop

Roberts Ranch Opens its Gates to Hikers Thanks to the crusading efforts of Descanso cabinet-maker Duncan McFetridge, affectionately known by some as the "Robin Hood of Cleveland Forest," two inholdings (islands of private property inside ...

San Diego gas prices edging up – want to drive to Pauma Valley?

Gasbuddy.com shows February as the pivot month

The chance for San Diegans to pay $2 a gallon for gas in 2019 appears to be over. Concern over trade tensions with China is the reason being given for the current rise in San ...

Live in rural East County? Get an air horn.

Mountain lions and their defenders

Janie Agostini, Lakeside resident who lives in Moreno Valley, announced October 5 that 11 of her chickens were killed the previous night, but she wasn’t able to track the animal that did it. Her neighbors ...

Other people’s stuff

Help restore Boulder Creek

The OPS standard has been used for as long as I can remember. Other People’s Stuff. As in “I smoke OPCs” or “The cheapest boat to fish from is an OPB.” Investors like to use ...

Get an early start on Descanso’s Blue Ribbon Loop along Sweetwater Creek

Lush river vegetation

If you are looking for a loop hike in the Cuyamacas with a mix of sun and shade, old road and narrow trail, a variety of wildflowers, and a shady creekside spot to rest, then ...

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Cuyamaca Rancho State Park mickgieskes.smugmug.com

The Cuyamaca Mountains, this road used ...

Took this shot on my way ...

Haunting tree on trail to 3 ...

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