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Bloody Battle, Famous Names
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Bloody Battle, Famous Names

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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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Lake Hodges is a Close, Diverse Getaway

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Located just north of residents living in Rancho Penasquitos, Lake Hodges is considered by many to be a premier fishing lake – and it’s remarkably close.

For those local residents …
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Watching with Wonder as Winged Adventurers Soar

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

What many local …
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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

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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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