Parks and Rec
02:51

Top 5 “Cool” Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer in County Parks

| 1:15 PM

Summer is in full swing and hey — it can be hot out there. But you can beat the heat and still enjoy the County of San Diego’s parks. Here’s a list of the Top 5 “Cool” ways to stay cool, be cool and have a cool time at County Parks!

Government
Star Ranch landscape

Board Votes to Buy, Conserve Historic Star Ranch Land in Campo

| 4:32 PM

County supervisors have voted to buy the 2,151-acre, historic Star Ranch area in Campo, its largest acquisition of sensitive habitat, wetlands, potential passive park land and hiking trails in a decade.

Government
Map of El Monte area

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.