Message to the San Diego City Council – Ensure Safety Evacuation in Rancho Peñasquitos

Our community neighborhoods are prime real estate surrounded by wildlife/urban interface in most of the Rancho Peñasquitos.  The wildfire risks are greater during drought years.  As we embrace more development coming into our area we are asking the San Diego City Council Members to complete the access road at the north end of Penasquitos Drive[…]

Fire Evacuation/Traffic Safety Issues with new Junipers Development in Rancho Peñasquitos

Is our community ready for the traffic gridlock coming on Carmel Mountain Road and Penasquitos Drive?  What about fire evacuation for 6,000 vehicles fleeing on the single access road? These are the concerns voiced by the PQ-NE Action Group Chair, Stephan Haight today in response to the new development, the Junipers, going before the San[…]

The Junipers Development 1st Agenda Item San Diego Planning Commission Meeting April 29, 2021

Hello Rancho Penasquitos Neighbors,   RP RESIDENTS – CALL TO ACTION! Facebook Live with PQ-NE Action Group, Judy Piercy, Board Member : https://fb.watch/59oKevKzBY/ There is still time to voice your comments and concerns about The Junipers Project.  The San Diego Planning Commission meeting is tomorrow morning at 9:00 AM.  The Junipers development is the 1st[…]

Share Your Concerns About The Junipers

2.4.2021 RPPB RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF THE JUNIPERS After thoughtful discussion and community testimony, the Rancho Penasquitos Community Planning Group voted to recommend approval of The Junipers in an 8-5 vote (plus 3 abstentions). Their recommendation came with the caveat that a second roundabout is re-added at the Cuca Drive and PQ Drive intersection. Currently, there[…]

See Something, Say Something #StopAPIHate March 24th 7:30PM Zoom

Join us tonight for the first of many Community conversations in direct response to escalating API Hate incidents this last year that has rocked all our worlds. We are most concerned for those suffering in silence. Where do we as a community turn for strength, without fear of reprisal, and find our collective community voice[…]

RP Coyote and Rattlesnake Spring Seminar via Zoom March 31st, 2021, 7 PM

Rancho Peñasquitos Coyote and Rattlesnake Seminar on ZOOM!   It’s Springtime on the Rancho and that means Coyote Pupping Season has begun and Rattlesnakes showing up in our neighborhoods! Join your neighbors and our local Peñasquitos Preserve Park Rangers on ZOOM with news and information that can help us co-exist with the Wildlife amongst us.[…]

We need YOUR help reopening our libraries and parks for distant learning

Hello PQ Friends and Neighbors, I received a request from our City Councilmember, Chris Cate from District 6 urging us to send letters to the Mayor to help ease the educational COVID challenges of distant learning by opening our libraries and parks to expand our areas of use (with distanced settings). We need your help[…]

Rancho Penasquitos Wildfire Evacuation Plan-Changes coming in 2019

Rancho Penasquitos Wildfire Evacuation Plan coming in 2019 The Rancho Penasquitos Firesafe Council has provided updated evacuation plan proposals for the community.  You may be hearing weekly news stations talking about the real threats this Summer after so much rain in the area. These proposed evacuation plan changes are under advisement with the County Firesafe[…]