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Mission Valley West

Posted by George J Janczyn on January 18, 2017

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View of Mission Valley West from University Heights.

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Chicano Park

Posted by George J Janczyn on January 12, 2017

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Chicano Park located beneath the Coronado Bridge in Barrio Logan was just named a Historic National Landmark.

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Warship heading out for exercises

Posted by George J Janczyn on January 10, 2017

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Guided missile destroyer USS Howard seen passing Naval Air Station North Island as it went out to sea for a brief underway in the SOCAL op. area last February.

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Santa Ysabel West Preserve

Posted by George J Janczyn on January 6, 2017

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Oak tree branches frame a view of Cuyamaca Peak in the distance. Information about the Santa Ysabel County Preserves: http://www.sdparks.org/content/sdparks/en/park-pages/SantaYsabel.html

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In the snow at Horse Heaven Campground

Posted by George J Janczyn on December 29, 2016

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Plenty of snow has already melted after last weekend’s storm, but there’s still enough to enjoy at Horse Heaven Campground in the Laguna Mountains. We took these pictures today while hiking the Lightning Ridge Trail.

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Spruce Street Suspension Footbridge

Posted by George J Janczyn on December 27, 2016

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The Spruce Street Suspension Footbridge is located west of 1st Avenue in Bankers Hill.

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Lake Murray

Posted by George J Janczyn on December 22, 2016

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A view of Lake Murray with Mt. Helix to the southeast last November when Santa Ana winds cleared the sky.

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Upper Otay Reservoir

Posted by George J Janczyn on December 21, 2016

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Upper Otay Reservoir is the City of San Diego’s smallest reservoir. Photographed in August 2013.

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Red Tail Roost Trail

Posted by George J Janczyn on December 20, 2016

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The Red Tail Roost Trail is in the Laguna Mountains near the Laguna Mountain Volunteer Center. This photo was taken last February but let’s hope for some snow this Christmas!

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Salton Sea from the Desert View Campground

Posted by George J Janczyn on December 15, 2016

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Looking east from the Desert View Campground at Mount Laguna. In case you’re wondering about the clear sky and some snow on the ground, this picture was taken last February about a week after a winter storm had passed.

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