Santa Ysabel

COUPLE FOUND DEAD IN SANTA YSABEL, WOMAN’S DEATH A HOMICIDE

October 31, 2012 (Santa Ysabel) – The bodies of  a couple believed to be in their 80s were found Monday evening in a home in the 25200 block of Mesa Grande Road in Santa Ysabel. The Medical Examiner’s office has ruled the woman’s death a homicide resulting from a single gunshot wound, however the man’s death has been found to be from natural causes due to heart failure.


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EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: TOP LOCAL AND STATE NEWS

 

 
August 9, 2012 --  (San Diego’s East County)--East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County and San Diego’s inland regions, published in other media. This week’s top “Roundup” headlines include: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LOCAL
  • Padres sold to group headed by O’Malley heirs (UT San Diego)
  • Aquifers shrink as nation digs deeper for water (UT San Diego)
  • Why a Major Food Organization Is Teaming Up With Monsanto and Friends to Block Your Right to Know What’s in Your Food (San Diego Free Press)
  • Local casino’s past, present and future—impacts of Santa Ysabel potential closure( Ramona Journal)
  • Helix extends employee contract, draws criticism (UT San Diego)
  • Dead, sick animals found at Lemon Grove store (UT San Diego)
  • Crime up 6% in county for first half of year (UT San Diego)
  • Democratic Super PAC going after Bilbray with $1.2 million ad buy (La Jolla Patch)
 
STATE
  • California reaches deep into special funds to pay for schools, social services and prisons (Sacramento Bee)
  • State finds $230 million more in unreported reserves (UT San Diego)
  • Real estate license revocations set record in California (Sacramento Bee)
  • Judge says Riverside County can’t close pot shops (Sacramento Bee)
  • Top California Democrats rally around new assault weapons bill (Sacramento Bee)
  • Two California projects selected for transformational energy storage research to advance electric vehicle and grid research (Scoop San Diego) 
Read more for excerpts and links to full stories.

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TRIBE ACCUSES COUNTY OF ILLEGALLY SEIZING NON-GAMING FUNDS; COUNTY DEFENDS ACTIONS

By Miriam Raftery
May 15, 2012 (Santa Ysabel) -- The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is accusing San Diego County officials of acting illegally in attempting seizure of the tribe’s governmental funds.


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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: SUPER MOON

May 6, 2012 (San Diego's East County) -- ECM editor Miriam Raftery snapped this image of last night's "super moon" -- the closest that the moon comes to earth in its orbit this year. 

This full moon shot was taken off Highway 79, between Santa Ysabel and Ramona, casting a golden halo as it rose.


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BURGLARS CAUGHT ON VIDEO IN CHRISTMAS DAY THEFT AT DUDLEY’S BAKERY, SANTA YSABEL


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COUNTY ANNOUNCES PILE BURNS IN JULIAN AREA FOR JANUARY THROUGH MAY

 

January 5, 2011 (Julian)--The San Diego County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting weekday pile burns in January through May, weather permitting, at Santa Ysabel East Preserve, Volcan Mountain Preserve and William Heise County Park.

The pile burns — in which piles of cleared brush and other cut vegetation are burned — will reduce the fire hazard of excess vegetation fuels.


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SANTA YSABEL CASINO ROBBED OF “LARGE AMOUNT” OF MONEY

 

By Miriam Raftery

 

October 18, 2011 (Santa Ysabel) - When someone leaves a casino carrying a large sum of cash, it's typically a jackpot winner. But early Monday morning, a thief  pulled off a heist at the Santa Ysabel Casino, stealing a large amount of money from a secure location.

 


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TWO VICTIMS LIFE-FLIGHTED AFTER ACCIDENT AT SANTA YSABEL

August 27, 2011 (Santa Ysabel) – Two motorcyclists sustained serious injuries this afternoon in an accident on Highway 79 at School House Canyon, Incident Page Network reports.

 

The crash occurred at 1:12 p.m.; two victims were flown to a local hospital via medical helicopter.
 


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SDG&E AIR CRANE CALLED IN TO HELP FIGHT EAGLE FIRE

 

July 2, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – The Erickson Air Crane, a heavy-left helicopter contracted by SDG&E for construction work on Sunrise Powerlink, was called early this afternoon to help battle the Eagle Fire. The massive chopper can carry up to 30,000 gallons of water or fire retardant chemicals.

 

The Eagle Fire has scorched 2,500 acres and remains just 5% contained as of 5 p.m. this evening. It is currently burning about 14 miles east of Santa Ysabel near Warner Springs on tribal lands as well as state park property.


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SEARCH ON FOR MISSING WOMAN, 63, NEAR SANTA YSABEL

 

May 13, 2011 (Santa Ysabel)--The Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) and deputies from the Pine Valley Substation have released a photo of Patricia McGinn, 63, who has been missing since 11:30 a.m.  She was seen walking away from her car in the 4800 block of Mountainbrook Road, Santa Ysabel at 11:30 a.m.  Witnesses have indicated she seemed disoriented.

 

The area is near the Inaja Memorial Park (Thomas Guide page 1135-C4) in Santa Ysabel.  Patricia McGinn is a white female, 5 feet 8 inches tall, with gray hair. She was last seen wearing a light blue shirt and dark blue pants.


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YAHOO! MANZINITA HIGH MOUNTAIN RENDEZVOUS APRIL 28-MAY 8

 

April 26, 2011 (Santa Ysabel) – See history come alive at the Manzinita High Rendezvous april 28-May 9 at the Santa Ysabel Ranch in East County’s mountains. Visit a pre-1840 North American fur trade encampment complete with teepees, old tents, period clothing, and shooting competitions.

 


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FRONTIER COMES ALIVE AT MANZINITA HIGH MOUNTAIN RENDEZVOUS APRIL 28-MAY 8

April 22, 2011 (Santa Ysabel) –Visit a pre-1840 North American fun trade encampment and see history come alive at the Manzinita High Mountain Rendezvous. The event also showcases frontier skills such as fire starting, tomahawk, and shooting with rifle, pistol, shotgun, smoothbore and primitive bow.


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GIFTS FROM THE EAST: SHOPPING DELIGHTS IN EAST COUNTY'S MOUNTAIN REGION


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MUSIC TEACHER ARRESTED IN SANTA YSABEL FOR CHILD MOLESTATION & PORNOGRAPHY; SHERIFFS SEEK ADDITIONAL VICTIMS

 

December 10, 2009 (Santa Ysabel) -- Yesterday U.S. Marshal’s agents in coordination with the San Diego County Fugitive Task Force arrested Mark Kinney, 47, his residence in Santa Ysabel. Kinney’s arrest came after an extensive investigation by detectives from the Sheriff’s Child Abuse Unit with the assistanceof the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the San Diego District Attorney’s Office.


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