Chariot Fire – Southern CA Fire Season 2013

Less than a month after California officials warn fire season could be worst in 100 years, we have our first big fire in the San Diego area. The Chariot Fire is a 2,500 acres brush fire burning southeast of Julian, CA. Cal Fire maintains a map of active California wild fires. View California Fire Map…

Ramona Water Safe to Drink

From the Ramona Sentinel: Effective late Monday evening, Oct. 29, Ramona Municipal Water District canceled its Unsafe Water Alert and reported that its tap water is safe to drink. We now return to our previously scheduled life, already in progress.

Waiting for Water

We have decided to hang out in Mira Mesa for at least another day, waiting for the water service to be restored. It might take most of the weekend to get service working in all areas of Ramona. Try to imagine a high energy 75 pound dog that is used to daily multiple mile hikes…

Ramona Residents May Return

The road blocks to Ramona are being removed and residents may return home. However, all those connected to the Ramona Municipal Water District cannot use any municipal water. No showers, no flushing toilets, no water from the sink, no washing houses or cars with a hose. Residents must use the 300 portable toilets being delivered…

No water in Ramona, President arrives at Miramar

Due to lack of water pressure, a full evacuation of Ramona is still in effect. No word on when we will be able to return. If you didn’t know devastating wild fires were still burning in San Diego, you would think it’s a normal beautiful fall day. The ash level is very low, at least…