Monthly Archives: March 2010

AYSO Region 1505 (San Elijo) Fall 2010 Registration

Online registration for the Fall 2010 Season is now open. Registration will be done online again this year. Additionally, most all forms of payment (credit cards and eChecks) will be accepted online as well. Registration will remain open until June 6! Please don’t delay.

Please visit www.sanelijoayso.org to register. But before jumping straight into registration, please take a few minutes to look over the website. There is information on volunteer positions that will need to be filled, calendars, a listing of your Board of Directors for 2010, Soccer Camp dates, as well as step-by-step guides to help you through the registration process and much more!

Registration fees include a 10-game season (weather permitting), a uniform, pictures and a player participation trophy. The fees for this season are as follows:
First child : $100.00
Second child: $90.00
Third child: $80.00

We will be fielding teams in U5, U6, U8, U10, U12 and U14 divisions this coming season!.

Wednesday Evening Track Workouts at the San Elijo Middle School

The track workouts are back.

If you have taken some time off, are out of running shape, are training for a spring or summer race (Rock N Roll, Carlsbad 5000, etc.), or you simply want to get a little faster and stronger and run more efficiently with less effort, then join us on Wednesday evening at 6:00 PM at the San Elijo Middle School track.

We will be starting this series very gently, because there is no better way to get injured than doing too much speed work too soon.  For the first few weeks we will focus on drills, strength and proper form, doing some slow intervals and leaving enough time for a nice cool down and stretch.

We welcome all levels and abilities (from 5 to 15 min. milers), and this will be a great chance to run at your own pace without fear of getting dropped or going too slow.  These workouts will be geared toward your individual level of fitness and will be beneficial for all levels of runners.

You can check out the details and schedule here – http://www.meetup.com/runningmeetup/calendar/12996779/.  These are free workouts.

American Cancer Society Relay for Life of San Marcos

American Cancer Society Relay for Life of San Marcos is May 1-2. We invite all of San Elijo Hills to this amazing event! Looking for teams, volunteers and survivors. Please visit www.relayforlife.org/sanmarcosca for more information. Relay for Life raises money to fight all cancers, for research and many other programs.

Mountain lion sighting today in San Elijo Hills

A mountain lion was reported on Doublepeak trail around 2:30pm this afternoon, near the Symphony/Montage vacant development in San Elijo Hills. The mountain lion was reported to be full size and was crossing the paved part of the trail. This location would match sighting last fall

The following safety tips are provided by the California Department of Fish and Game. They are based on studies of mountain behavior and analysis of attacks by mountain lions.

  • Don’t hike alone. Go in groups, with adults supervising children an keep children close to you. Observations of captured mountain lions reveal that the animals seem especially drawn to children. Keep children within your sight at all times.
  • Don’t approach a lion. Most mountain lions will try to avoid a confrontation. Give them a way to escape.
  • Don’t run from a lion. Running stimulates a mountain lion’s instinct to chase. Instead, stand and face the animal. Make eye contact. If you have small children with you, pick them up if possible so that they don’t panic and run. Although it may be awkward, pick them up without bending over or turning away from the lion.
  • Don’t crouch or bend over. A squatting or bending person looks a lot like a four-legged prey animal.
  • Do all you can to appear larger. Raise your arms. Open your jacket if you are wearing one. Throw stones, branches or whatever you can reach without crouching or turning your back. Wave your arms slowly and speak firmly in a loud voice.
  • Fight back if attacked. Some hikers have fought back successfully with sticks, caps, jackets, garden tools and their bare hands. Since a mountain lion usually tries to bite the head or neck, try to remain standing and face the attacking animal. For more information about mountain lions, contact the Department of Fish and Game (DFG), case of emergency call 911 and DFG at 916-445-0045

Hospital districts in North County turf war – From SignOnSanDiego.com

Hospital districts in North County turf war

By Angela Lau, UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER

Monday, March 22, 2010 at 1:27 a.m.

NORTH COUNTY — North County’s two rival hospital districts are locked in a war over territory.

Palomar Pomerado Health of inland North County has been sued by the smaller Tri-City Healthcare District, accused of encroaching on Tri-City’s coastal area by opening retail clinics in grocery stores.

“This kind of conflict is unprecedented,” said Michael Ott, executive officer of the San Diego Local Agency Formation Commission, which regulates boundaries of special districts. “In my years (in the commission), I’ve never encountered a situation like this.” Palomar Pomerado covers 800 square miles that include much of the cities of Escondido, San Marcos and Poway. Tri-City serves 132 square miles that include Oceanside, Vista and Carlsbad. The state assigned their boundaries, and taxpayers partially support both districts. Palomar’s net revenue for the current fiscal year is $460 million; Tri-City is projecting $330 million. Tri-City is recovering from a series of internal upheavals, which included the board of trustees firing seven executives and physicians questioning the competence of the elected board.

Palomar Pomerado has aggressively built its brand, winning voter approval of a $496 million bond measure to partly fund a $925 million hospital under construction in Escondido. The district also hired former Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson and former local TV anchor Carol LeBeau to be its ambassadors and opened two retail clinics in Albertsons stores in Escondido and Rancho Peñasquitos. Now Palomar Pomerado wants to open clinics in San Elijo Hills in southern San Marcos and in Temecula — outside its boundaries — and one in Oceanside, which is in Tri-City’s service area. Its board approved $200,000 to design and “investigate” the three new clinics in February.

via Hospital districts in North County turf war – SignOnSanDiego.com.

San Elijo Hills Community Easter Egg Hunt- Saturday March 27th

Easter Egg Hunt
The San Elijo Hills Community Easter Egg Hunt on the Upper Soccer Field is Saturday, March 27th from 10:00 am -11:30 am. Traditional egg hunt, refreshment table and family activities. There will be crafts, lawn games and a special visit from the Easter Bunny!

Egg Hunt Times::
Egg hunt ages 0-2 at 10:15 am
Egg hunt ages 3-5 at 10:45 am
Egg hunt ages 6-10 at 11:15 am

San Elijo Hills Association Board Recall & Election Results

San Elijo Hills Association Board recall passed 455 in favor, 53 opposed, 11 abstained. Because the recall passed, the candidate votes were counted. The top four finishers, and our new San Elijo Hills Board of Directors, are:
1. Tim Minjares (three year term)
2. Stephen Kirkland (three year term)
3. Jeff Tuller (three year term)
4. Sarah Vollrath (two year term)

Hale Richardson will be appointed by the Developer to the fifth seat.

All San Elijo Hills neighborhoods were represented except Springfield.

Some notable numbers:

1. More residents voted in this election than the first election
2. More residents voted in favor of the recall than the total number of voters in the first election
3. 87.6% of the voters in this election voted in favor of the recall

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