Families
Fourth of July 2014 at Waterfront Park

60 Fun and Free Things to Do in July

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As the calendar hits July, certain things are inevitable. The summer tourist season is in full swing, bringing friends and relatives to town on the hunt for some fun in the sun. The kids are always looking for things to do, and you probably wouldn’t mind finding an activity or two to give you some […]

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Santa Ysabel County Preserves

Go Green with Earth Day Events at County Parks

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Celebrate Earth Day this weekend by enjoying the great outdoors and maybe even pitching in to protect it. County Parks and Recreation will host several family- and environmentally friendly events on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23.

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VIDEO: Conquering ‘El Cap’ 100 Times

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It’s easily one of San Diego County’s most difficult trails. “In a word, it’s treacherous,” said Park Ranger Kyle Icke. But that hasn’t stopped avid hiker Jim Carretta from attempting to conquer El Cajon Mountain 100 times.

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Helix Flume Trail Opens to the Public01:07

VIDEO: Helix Flume Trail Opens to the Public

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The County cut the ribbon Thursday for the new Helix Flume Trail in Lakeside, and a group took an inaugural hike on the 0.8-mile path. It may be short in distance, but it’s long on history, with signs that share the story of early water transportation in San Diego. It also features spectacular views of Lake Jennings and […]