The Coast News Group



County Animal Services sued over records related to alleged horse abuse

SAN DIEGO — A Los Angeles animal rights organization has sued San Diego County Animal Services, claiming it violated the California Public Records Act by failing to respond to a request related to the alleged mistreatment of horses at a ranch near Rancho Santa Fe earlier this year. In a…

The community of Rancho Santa Fe is home to approximately 3,000 residents and an abundance of eucalyptus trees. Distinguished by both its sprawling estates and Lilian Rice architecture, the Ranch was the place to be for early Hollywood and continues to be home to many affluent and well-known residents. In the Bing Crosby era, the community became popular among Crosby himself and those in the Del Mar Racetrack scene. Golf, equestrian activities and social galas were as popular with residents and visitors alike in the Ranch’s beginnings as they are today.

Population: Approximately 3,000

Housing units: Approximately 1,200

Median income: more than $189,065