A woman who declined to give her name or contact information called the Sentinel Wednesday morning to say horses reported as being abandoned on Monday were not abandoned and are well taken care of.
Fire Chief Jeremy Christofferson with Intermountain Fire and Rescue Department said he was heading to the fire
During Ramona Unified School District’s furlough week, May 20 to 24, Ramona Library will present a different Disney Pixar film each afternoon, free of charge.
The following movies will be shown, beginning at 1 p.m.
The county’s Department of Animal Services will offer pet microchipping, rabies vaccinations, dog licenses and discount spay and neuter coupons during a clinic from noon to 2 p.m. today at Woodglen Vista Park in Santee, in advance of wildfire season.
County officials said as wildfire season approaches, disaster preparedness plans should be updated and should include pet microchipping.
The Visitor Use Permit system for Cedar Creek Falls trail appears to be working well, according to the Cleveland National Forest.
Joan Friedlander, district ranger for the Palomar District said the maximum amount of 75 permits per day is usually met on the weekends. Each permit allows up to five people, but she said the average has been three hikers per permit.
Ground and airborne crews have halted the spread of that estimated 10-acre brush fire off State Route 94, near Otay Lakes Road in the Dulzura area, according to Cal Fire.
There are no reports of structural damage or injuries.
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The number of goats removing vegetation that could fuel fires near San Diego Country Estates has grown from 600 to 1,400.
As of May 9, they were two-thirds of the way through their 100-acre project in the Cleveland National Forest, according to officials. They started on April 23.
Smoke may be visible in the East County today as firefighters conduct a controlled burn in Jamul, a battalion chief said.
The controlled burn is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. along Highway 94 near Rancho Jamul Drive, according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Nick Schuler.
The Ramona High School athletic physicals night, originally scheduled for May 29, has been changed to Wednesday, May 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the RHS gym, 1401 Hanson Lane.
All student/athletes, spirit squad members, and Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets who
One person was hospitalized and several structures and cars were burned in a brush fire near Interstate 8 that started about noon Sunday and was contained an hour later, a Heartland fire dispatcher said.
“One person with burns was taken to UC San Diego Hospital for treatment,” the dispatcher said.
Several air tankers and two strike teams were dispatched to fight the vegetation fire near a mobile home park at 12428 Olde Highway 80, east of Los Coches Road in Lakeside.
The CHP said Olde Highway 80 was closed near Los Coches Road, but nearby Interstate 8 was open to traffic,