SAn Diego County Board of Supervisors

County increases oversight of senior care facilities

County increases oversight of senior care facilities

REGION — San Diego County is increasing the oversight of residential care facilities for the elderly with a new pilot program from the District Attorney’s Office that includes expanding the ombudsman program and the development of a facility rating system.

Supervisors continue to push for repeal of state fire fee

Supervisors continue to push for repeal of state fire fee

REGION — The San Diego County Board of Supervisors is continuing its fight against the annual fire prevention fee billed to property owners in areas where the state is financially responsible for wildfire suppression.

County considers extra checks of foreign flight students

County considers extra checks of foreign flight students

REGION — Some of the San Diego County Supervisors and residents voiced skepticism of a proposed requirement for flight instructors to verify their screening of all foreign flight students to county authorities.

Community group files lawsuit over Rancho Cielo homes

Community group files lawsuit over Rancho Cielo homes

RANCHO SANTA FE — On Sept. 6, the SDCC (San Dieguito Community Council) filed a lawsuit against San Diego County over the approval of the residential project Rancho Cielo, alleging that the project fails to comply with state environmental standards.

Supervisors OK amendment to plan for housing project

RANCHO SANTA FE — Almost a year in the works, Rancho Cielo Estates Ltd won unanimous approval on Aug. 7 from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to amend the Rancho Cielo Specific Plan and bring a 24-home master-planned community near the Cielo Estates community northwest of Del Dios Highway closer to fruition. 

Board OKs additional funding for center

REGION — The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved over $2.5 million in additional annual funds to expand a job center providing services for realignment offenders at its meeting on July 16.

Beach water testing to be turned around faster under pilot program

Beach water testing to be turned around faster under pilot program

COAST CITIES — The county Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a yearlong pilot program that could significantly cut down the time it takes to determine whether local waters are too polluted to swim in.

Roberts sworn in as new supervisor

Roberts sworn in as new supervisor

SAN DIEGO — Surrounded by his family, Dave Roberts was sworn in Jan. 7 as the 3rd District representative on the county Board of Supervisors, the first new face on the five-member agency since 1995. 

New faces on SB council, other races too close to call

New faces on SB council, other races too close to call

COAST CITIES — Three candidates, including an incumbent, for the Solana Beach City Council were comfortable claiming victory the day after the Nov. 6 election, but other races affecting that city and Del Mar were too close to call at press time.

Roberts reports raising more cash in Supervisor race, Danon camp disputes figures

Roberts reports raising more cash in Supervisor race, Danon camp disputes figures

COAST CITIES — Recently released financial documents show Dave Roberts edging out Steve Danon in campaign contributions from July 1 to Sept. 30 in the race for San Diego County Board of Supervisor’s District 3 seat. But Danon’s camp says Roberts’ numbers are misleading.