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Traffic Update: S. Twin Oaks Valley Road reopens to through traffic; lane closures remain in place

After a water main break on Thursday, July 19 forced full lane closures along, S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, lanes reopened to through traffic on Friday, July 20; however, motorists can expect continued northbound lane closures along S. Twin Oaks Valley Road between Barham Drive and Campus Marketplace. In addition to the lane closures, southbound left turn lanes at Campus Marketplace remain closed.

According to Vallecitos Water District, the water main break was caused by a corroded pipe; however, the cause of the corrosion is still under investigation.

Crews are currently working to repair the water main and are expected to begin restoring the roadway throughout the evening of Friday, July 20.

Asphalt restoration is expected to begin Saturday, July 21 from 4 am to 5 pm. As work progresses, northbound lane closures will shift and a single southbound lane closure will be in place.  The far left northbound lane of S. Twin Oaks Valley Road and the southbound turn lane at Campus Marketplace will remain closed while crews complete necessary median restoration.

Standard traffic control measures with advanced warning signs and pedestrian detours will be in place. Traffic delays are anticipated and motorists are encouraged to drive with caution, follow all traffic control and use alternate routes if possible.

All water main and roadway repairs are expected to be completed by 4 pm on Sunday, July 22 with all S. Twin Oaks Valley Road lanes reopening by 5 pm of the same day. Delays in work schedule may occur.

For more information about the main break, contact Vallecitos Water District at (760) 744-0460 or www.vwd.org.

For more information about traffic control in place, contact the San Marcos Public Works Inspection Division at (760) 410-4433. For the latest lane closure information, visit www.san-marcos.net/roadwork.

S. Twin Oaks Valley closed at Cal State San Marcos due to water main break- 07/19/2018 5:00 PM

Due to an unexpected water leak, S. Twin Oaks Valley Road near California State University San Marcos is closed in both directions as crews work to assess the situation and complete repairs. Expect delays and detours for several days.

Motorists are urged to drive with caution, follow all traffic control measures, look for alternate routes and avoid the area if possible.  Updates will be posted as they become available at www.san-marcos.net/roadwork.

For more information about the main break, water quality or other water issues, contact Vallecitos Water District at (760) 744-0460 or www.vwd.org.

July 2018 San Elijo Hills Community Association HOA Updates and Events

July 2018 San Elijo Hills Community Association HOA Updates:

Movie Under the Stars II

The San Elijo Hills Community Association is hosting a FREE showing of Disney
Pixar’s The Incredibles (rated PG) as our final movie of the summer series!

The Incredibles will be shown on Friday, July 20th at the upper softball field of San Elijo Hills Park.

Pre-show activities will begin at 6:00 PM and the movie will start after sunset (around 8:30 PM). Remember to bring your low-back beach chairs and blankets for lawn seating!

Married superheroes Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) and Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) are forced to assume mundane lives as Bob and Helen Parr after all super-powered activities have been banned by the government. While Mr. Incredible loves his wife and kids, he longs to return to a life of adventure, and he gets a chance when summoned to an island to battle an out-of-control robot. Soon, Mr. Incredible is in trouble, and it’s up to his family to save him.

The San Elijo Hills Foundation will provide a few food trucks with a variety of food & refreshments for purchase.

If you have any questions regarding the event or would like additional information, please feel free to contact your Community Director, Liz McCardle, at (760) 798-9015 or email sehdirector@waltersmanagement.com.

San Elijo Hills Association Board of Directors Meeting

The next General Session Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 6:00 pm at the San Elijo Hills Onsite Office (1277 San Elijo Rd. S., San Marcos, CA 92078).

Save the Date! Block Party & Laser Show!

It’s time to ROCK THE BLOCK!!!! Come party with us August 24th in the Town Square Park. Let’s kick off the new school year and dance the night away! Welcome new neighbors and catch up with your favorite friends in the San Elijo Hills Town Square Park. Getting the party started will be a live DJ, dancers, dance floor, CO2 jet blasters, music, lights and laser show! We will have interactive games (for all ages!), contests, prizes, and more! Food & beverages for purchase are also just steps away! Enjoy one of the local eateries or grab a bite from one of the delicious food trucks coordinated by the San Elijo Hills Foundation. The party begins on August 24, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. and goes approximately 9:30 p.m. If you have any questions regarding the event or would like additional information, please feel free to contact your Community Director, Liz McCardle, at (760) 798-9015 or email.

Save the Date! Community Yard Sale

The San Elijo Hills Community Association is hosting a community-wide yard sale! All residents are welcome to participate in this FREE event! The yard sale will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 7AM-11AM. Directional signage will be placed out the morning of the sale to the individual neighborhoods. Please note, there will be NO MAPS distributed indicating which individuals homes are participating. Please feel free to add additional signage in the community after 8 PM the night before (Friday 9/21/18) so long as it is removed promptly after the event. For more information, please contact Liz McCardle at sehdirector@waltersmanagement.com.

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Summer concert series returns to San Marcos


Summer concert series returns to San Marcos

Beginning Saturday, July 21, the City of San Marcos will present its 17th annual “Summer Concerts in the Gardens” series at the Wood House, 1148 Rock Springs Road.

A variety of bands will provide music appropriate for all ages during the summer months. All concerts will begin at 7:30 pm. Guests are encouraged to bring low back beach chairs or blankets for picnic seating; parking is free. In addition to traditional desserts and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase, a different food truck will also be selling food at each concert.

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at the San Marcos Community Center. Prices are $6 presale, $8 at the door. Children under 12 years are free. Season passes are now available for $15.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.san-marcos.net/specialevents or call San Marcos Parks and Recreation at (760) 744-9000.

2018 Summer Concerts in the Garden Schedule

July 21: The Detroit Underground

August 25: Toni Suraci and the Highwayman Band

September 15: Sully and the “Blue Eyed Soul Band”

Sketch: Water Department Impostors Stole $100,000 in Cash and Jewels – NBC 7 San Diego

Deputy investigators released a composite sketch Thursday of a man they say impersonated a water district employee and stole $100,000 in cash and jewelry from an 83-year-old woman in the North County. On May 23, the sketched suspect knocked on Diane Blackwell’s door and told her he was from the local water department and needed to inspect her plumbing. Once inside he lured Blackwell to the backyard of the home and “inspected” her hoses and hot tub. He even pulled a chair out for her so she could sit and ste

Source: Sketch: Water Department Impostors Stole $100,000 in Cash and Jewels – NBC 7 San Diego

Scam Alert!

If someone comes to your home claiming to be from Vallecitos, ask for identification. All Vallecitos employees carry a photo ID issued from the District. Do not let the person in your home if you did not schedule a service appointment. If in doubt, call us at (760) 744-0460 to confirm that the person at your door is a District employee or contact your local law enforcement agency if you feel threatened.

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