The City of San Marcos has major developments project information available online. Learn List view and table view of projects. Learn about Brookfield Residential Multi-Family on Twin Oaks and Copper Hills and the entrance to San Elijo Hills next to the old recycling plant.
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Update from The Real Families for San Marcos (Anti Brookfield development group)
Have you all signed the petition for the building of 200+ townhomes past the firehouse…before the new neighborhood of Rancho Tesoro? Despite many residents fighting this during January’s meeting, city council voted for it anyway…not caring about the residents concerns. In order to stop them…we need a referendum – about 6,000 signatures the next couple weeks.
This development will attend Double Peak. Residents want concerns of traffic and overcrowded schools addressed first.
If you haven’t signed, here are some dates:
Upcoming petition hours at Starbucks (on S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. next to Flippin Pizza)
* Mon, Feb 5, 6-8pm
* Wed, Feb 7, 6-8pm
* Wed, Feb 16, 6-8pm
* Mon, Feb 19, 6-8pm
* Wed, Feb 21, 6-8pm
Must be San Marcos resident and registered voter!
Brookfield has started their own campaign, creating fake accounts and asking for signatures to UNSIGN the petition.
Anti Brookfield Homes on Twin Oaks Facebook Page
San Elijo Hills Updates
- Edco Trash today
- Alberstsons is open
- Cafe Stoked is open today
- The garage sale and charity event in the area is cancelled for this weekend and postponed to Saturday May 31st, 7-11am.
- Pirate Party has been cancelled
What Firefighters Need
We would recommend dropping off at Lake San Marcos Fire station on Rancho Santa Fe or Carlsbad Fire Station on Rancho Santa Fe.
Cal Fire Update
2,520 acres – 70% contained per Cal Fire *looks like the revised down the acres
Structures Destroyed: 8
Evacuations: Evacuations are in progress and remain in effect. Click here to get more:by clicking here.
Cause: Under Investigation
Total Fire Personnel: 1,000 firefighters
Total Fire Engines: 161
Total Fire crews: 30
Total Airtankers: 6
Total Dozers: 6
Total Water Tenders: 6
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4
UPDATES FROM CITY OF SAN MARCOS
The Cocos Fire size is currently 2,520 acres with 70 percent containment. Fire crews are working around the clock to ensure safety and to get residents back to their homes as soon as possible. No serious injuries have been reported and
Eight homes have been damaged or destroyed. While we know how devastating it for those residents who have lost their home, firefighter crews have worked relentlessly during this incident to ensure the safety of the community and save as much property as possible.
Residents whose homes were lost or damaged can report to the recovery liaison office located at the San Marcos Library, 2 Civic Center Drive, open 7 am to 5 pm everyday for as long as necessary. The office can offer these residents help to obtain building permits, clear ash from swimming pools, safely handle food after a power outage and other recovery and rebuilding information.
Updated fire incident:
Acres: 2,906 acres
Initial Damage Assessment: 8 homes damanged or destroyed
No major injuries reported
Total personnel deployed: 1,269 (regionally)
Apparatus currently deployed:
Fire Crews: 27
Water tenders: 1
Other Equipment: 119
PARTIAL REPOPULATION AREAS:
North of Barham Drive, east of Twin Oaks Valley Road and west of and including South Hill Drive
Residents on the west side of Via Vera Cruz, including neighborhoods of Lake San Marcos and residences to the east up to Via Vera Cruz
Entry points into the neighborhoods listed above will be through Rancho Santa Fe, from the southwest and Discovery Street to Via Vera Cruz from the north
Link to interactive map.: http://www.bit.ly/1mWol89. (Map is slow to load, please be patient.)
Mandatory Evacuations still in PLACE for these locations:
Questhaven south of Elfin Forest through Harmony Grove and the area east of Twin Oaks Valley Road along Barham Drive and south into the Coronado Hills community.
The evacuation centers located at Mission Hills High School at 1 Mission Hills Court.
We understand that residents are anxious to return to their homes but safety is our highest priority and we will not repopulate areas until we are sure it is safe. For your safety, please do not enter evacuated areas, including surrounding paths and trails.
Road closures have been issued for the following locations. Due to these closures, morning traffic is expected to be congested in these areas. Residents and motorists are advised to avoid these roads and use alternate routes.
Twin Oaks Valley Road at Craven Road to San Elijo Road
Elfin Forest Road from ½ south of City limits
Questhaven Road from City limits
Coronado Hills Drive (all directions)
La Moree Road (all directions)
Barham Drive from Woodland Parkway to City limits
Pavement improvements to several heavily traveled roadways in San Marcos will begin on Monday, July 28. Improvement work will continue into early September. The work is being done to improve the ride quality and to extend asphalt pavement life on important thoroughfares in the City.
Work will take place on the following roadway segments:
Much of the road work will take place during off-peak traffic periods including weekends, nights and in-between weekday morning and afternoon rush hours in order to minimize the impact on traffic. Although the roadways will remain open, there will be lane closures during construction.
Motorists are advised to expect delays and to use caution when traveling in these areas.
The first phase of the improvement work will include micromilling the street surface. Micromilling is a process that smoothes the road surface to improve ride quality. Once the micromilling is complete, crews will apply a slurry seal to preserve and protect the pavement.
For more information, please call the City’s department of public works at (760) 752-7550.
4th Annual San Elijo Middle School Golf event
Saturday, April 26, 2008
Twin Oaks Golf Course
1441 N. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92069