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Dianne’s Corner

Notes from your County Supervisor

Posted: April 21st, 2017 | Columns, Dianne's Corner, Featured | No Comments

By Dianne Jacob | Dianne’s Corner Pioneer path: A long-held dream of re-opening the historic Stowe Trail to the public is finally becoming a reality. MCAS Miramar has agreed to make the scenic path, which skirts the eastern edge of the air base, accessible again. Those wishing to hike or bike along the trail must […]

Dianne’s Corner: News and notes from your County Supervisor — Jan. 20, 2017

Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Columns, Dianne's Corner, Featured | No Comments

By Dianne Jacob | Dianne’s Corner Insurance break: Some rural landowners became eligible for lower property insurance rates starting Jan. 1, thanks to improved fire protection ratings. Many parcels in these communities are expected to be eligible: Boulevard, Campo, Deerhorn Valley, Dehesa, Descanso, Dulzura, Harbison Canyon, Jacumba, Jamul, Lake Morena, Pine Valley, Potrero, Santa Ysabel, […]

Dianne’s Corner: News and notes from your County Supervisor – Nov. 18, 2016

Posted: November 18th, 2016 | Columns, Dianne's Corner, Featured | No Comments

By Dianne Jacob Taking flight: I recently joined East County business leaders for a special groundbreaking next to Gillespie Field. We formally kicked off the first stage of construction for the Cajon Air Center, a planned, 70- acre hub of new hangers and other aviation-related businesses. The massive project is expected to create 1,200 jobs […]

Dianne’s Corner: News and notes from your County Supervisor – Oct. 21, 2016

Posted: October 21st, 2016 | Columns, Dianne's Corner, Featured | No Comments

By Dianne Jacob  Backcountry boost: My colleagues on the Board of Supervisors recently joined me in approving plans for a new fire station in Pine Valley. The two-story, 14,000-square-foot facility will replace the existing station and include expanded engine bays and sleeping quarters. Construction is expected to start around the middle of next year.

Dianne’s Corner: News and notes from your County Supervisor – Sept. 16, 2016

Posted: September 16th, 2016 | Columns, Dianne's Corner, Featured | No Comments

By Dianne Jacob  Great news: Thousands of rural property owners may see lower insurance bills thanks to San Diego County upgrades in fire protection and preparedness. A national organization that works with the insurance industry recently issued significantly improved fire protection ratings for much of the local backcountry, citing the county’s aggressive efforts to beef […]