Flight of the tern at Lake Murray

Despite the dismal rainy season of 2017-18 and the corresponding dearth of food across the ecological spectrum (was there a wild flower season and I missed it?), somehow Kumeyaay Lake has survived. Actually, it has thrived. You would not think this true by looking at it now, but my regular rounds have discovered white-tailed kites, hummingbirds, nesting hawks, nest boxes with ash-throated flycatchers and house wrens. Within the lake itself, the population of tadpoles, minnows, dragon- and damselflies are seemingly unaffected by desperately low water levels.

Mission Trails launches new photography program

By Jennifer Morrissey | Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation Even before Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) was officially designated in 1980, its stunning landscapes, flora, and wildlife had been popular subjects among both amateur and professional photographers. This fall, the MTRP Foundation will launch a new program that celebrates contemporary images captured at Mission Trails, […]

News from the Allied Gardens Grantville Community Council

By Shain Haug | Allied Gardens Grantville Community Council Town Hall Meeting Our Town Hall Meeting on Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Benjamin Library (corner of Glenroy Street and Zion Avenue) will feature a presentation by representatives of San Diego State University (SDSU) regarding the plan for development of SDCCU Stadium (formerly Qualcomm Stadium).