Government

Board Votes to Restore, Improve El Monte River Valley Land in Lakeside

| 2:57 PM

Calling it a great project for the entire region, San Diego County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to set aside $6.44 million to restore and improve roughly 98 acres of newly acquired open space, trails and recreational facilities in El Monte River Valley in Lakeside.

Library
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New, Improved Lakeside Library to Start Construction in Spring

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In a few months, the County of San Diego will start a new chapter for Lakeside residents and their library, starting construction on a new library three times larger than the current branch, with a community room for events, a bookstore and large spaces for children and teens.

Parks and Rec
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Supervisor Jacob, County Parks Break Ground for Lakeside Equestrian Park

| 3:33 PM

County Supervisor Dianne Jacob and parks officials held a first-ever “virtual” groundbreaking to mark the start of construction of the long-awaited $16.9 million Lakeside Equestrian Park Wednesday.

Parks and Rec
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VIDEO: Butterflies are Thriving at Lindo Lake County Park

| 4:32 PM

The Butterfly Garden at the County’s Lindo Lake Park in Lakeside was built from the ground up two years ago and now it is thriving with life.  Plan a visit on your own, from sunrise to sunset, or attend a tour led by a County park ranger.

Parks and Rec
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VIDEO: Volunteering to Keep Things Quiet … and Meditative

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A County Parks volunteer is making a big impact by barely saying a word. He earned the title of Parks Volunteer of the Year by teaching free tai chi classes for almost 12 years at Lindo Lake Park in Lakeside, and he’s one of about 4,400 volunteers who contributes more than 100,000 service hours to the County Department of Parks and Recreation each year.