The San Vicente Road Improvement Project, which started in September 2014, to realign the existing two-lane roadway between Ramona and the San Diego Country Estates, (between Warnock Drive and Wild Cat Canyon Road) was completed after about two years. The project reduced curves and hills, improved motorist line-of-sight, added a new turn lane at Deviney […]
A Bird’s-eye View – November 2015 Update The San Vicente Road Improvement project involves a 2.25 miles long stretch of the windy San Vicente Road, connecting the San Diego County Estates to Ramona, and also the Barona Resort & Casino to Highway 78. The construction site begins at Warnock Drive and ends at Wild Cat Canyon Road.
The retelling of Icarus A poem by Heather Lee The hoary wise men of old have long this fable told. A story of rash foolishness, beware the fault of dreaded hubris. But, perhaps, as they never tell, Icarus chose to fly, and fell fell for the sake of the experience to take the risk, to […]
San Diego Country Estates, commonly referred to as the Estates, is located in the San Vicente Valley, bordered on all sides by rolling hills with the exception of the prominent Mount Gower, located in Cleveland National Forest. There are only three main entrances and exits into the estates via the San Vicente Road, Old Julian […]
A Bird’s-eye View Many SDCE residents drive on San Vicente Road to get to work, school, or a grocery store; some do so several times a day. Driving through the busy two-mile long construction site requires a driver’s full attention and may not provide good perspective on the progress already made, but these aerial photos and video should easily […]
Lake Sutherland is located about 10 miles northeast of downtown Ramona. The reservoir is surrounded by Indian reservations and National Forest land, preserving the calm beauty of the desert. Relatively isolated for San Diego County, the lake offers anglers good numbers of bass on a decent day, big crappie, and the chance to catch a […]