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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.

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Supervisors Approve Little Libraries Initiative

| 5:33 PM

County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to create a “little libraries” initiative to boost literacy in low-income and communities of color by giving the people and children living in them more opportunities to have books to read in their homes.

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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.