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In Our Own Backyard

Miramar Reservoir Provides Nearby Fishing, Recreation
6 years ago

Miramar Reservoir Provides Nearby Fishing, Recreation

By  •  In Our Own Backyard

Considered one of the most beautiful spots in San Diego, Miramar Reservoir is owned, operated and maintained by the City of San Diego.

Located in the Scripps Ranch community, the …
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Superfest Event Saturday in 4S Ranch
6 years ago

Superfest Event Saturday in 4S Ranch

By  •  Businesses, In Our Own Backyard, Local

Several professional athletes — including Adrian Gonzalez, Heath Bell, Nick Hundley, Jacques Cesaire, former heavyweight boxing champion Chris Byrd and more – will share their secrets on how to play …
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Bloody Battle, Famous Names
6 years ago

Bloody Battle, Famous Names

By  •  In Our Own Backyard

Nearby Mexican-American War Battlefield Park A Significant Part of California History

Not many actual battlefields exist in Southern California, but one of the few is within easy driving distance of …
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Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve
7 years ago

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

Canyon Preserve Offers Historic Adobe, Unique Plants, Birds, Animals – and a Cascading Waterfall

It is so close – yet seemingly a world away from the freeways, the noise and …
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Watching with Wonder as Winged Adventurers Soar

It’s a rare sight in most areas, but 4S Ranch, Santaluz and other nearby neighborhoods see it often: A hang glider or paraglider riding the wind near Black Mountain.

What many local residents may not realize is that the venue from which these airborne enthusiasts launch has a name (Little Black), a “Pilot in Command” (Lori McBride), a “Straight Line” hang gliding record (36 miles, established in 1986 by Glen Volk), and a…..   Read more…

Where to Feed the Ducks – Lake Poway!

Located less than seven miles from 4S Ranch, Lake Poway Recreation Area boasts an amazing number of family-oriented activities and attractions. Visitors can rent boats and ride horses, enjoy a picnic or play volleyball. They can bike and hike, or fish and frolic in the ample park areas.

And, of course, they can feed the ducks.

Lake Poway certainly has something for…    Read more…

Exploring Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge

Beginning in May of last year, the trip around nearby Lake Hodges by foot or bicycle got about nine miles shorter.

Formally named the “David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian …
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Exploring Black Mountain

By  •  In Our Own Backyard

Black Mountain Regional Open Space Park offers many trails for cyclists, equestrians, and hikers. But it’s the Miner’s Ridge Loop Trail that offers hikers the opportunity to explore the outdoors …
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