Regional Events & News

October 09, 2017

Tijuana River Valley Cleanup & Volunteer Appreciation Party

Surfrider San Diego is changing the location of its annual Tijuana River Action Month (TRAM) cleanup on 10/14/17 from Goat Canyon to the beach at Border Field State Park. Volunteers, please park in the same location as listed before (1275 Monument Rd). The decision stems from a sediment quality study conducted by San Diego Coast

July 18, 2017

TRAM (Tijuana River Action Month)

From mid-September to mid-October it is Tijuana River Action Month. Many organizations, agencies, and public volunteers combine forces to remove trash, tires, and invasive plants from the Tijuana River Valley. I Love a Clean San Diego, Wildcoast, and Surfrider will be sponsoring clean up events. (See their websites under Other Organizations). There will also be

August 25, 2008

Border Fence Affects Estuary

August 25, 2008, Union Tribune Regional Section: The border fence construction is well underway burying Smuggler’s Canyon. Many experienced local people believe the final land configuration will irreparably damage the sensitive estuary. The fence will remove hundreds of acres of hiking and riding area, and the trail experience will be diminished for generations to come. In

August 25, 2008

Many Groups Ride to the Beach

August 16, 2008, Trail Staging Area, Hollister St: Over 70 riders from Bonita Valley Trails Association, Pine Valley Trail Riders, Ramona Trail Riders, Back Country Horsemen, and TRVEA gathered in the valley for a group ride to the beach, and food and cameraderie at trail’s end. Trailer rigs completely filled the staging area and the

June 07, 2008

Massive Canopy Trail Cleanout

Effie May Crossing, Trail Staging Area, National Trails Day, June 7, 2008:  200 volunteers from TRVEA, WildCoast, REI, and the Tijuana River Citizens’ Council  gathered to clean out the river valley’s canopy trails. Hundreds of trash-sackfuls, over 100 tires, and vegetation overgrowth were cleared from Cathedral, Mitigation, Bridle Path, and Saturn Ave trails. Another hardy group met at the

April 10, 2008

MCAS – Miramar Stables to Close – TRVEA Against

April 2, 2008, San Diego Union Tribune: MCAS Miramar announced the closure of the base’s historical equestrian facility, citing (not credible) problems with operational expenses. The facility was cut in half several years ago for a storage parking lot, but this time base military administrators announced a permanent closure. TRVEA strongly opposes this action and

February 15, 2008

Trail Challenge – Rancho Los Amigos

March 9, April 6, and May 25; Hollister St.: Rancho Los Amigos invites everyone to show how good their horse can perform with trail obstacles. There are five divisions with spectacular buckle awards for each division. See the attached bulletin or contact RLA (linked on this site). RLA Trail Challenge 2008payday loans without fees

February 10, 2008

Trailer Loading Clinic – Barry Adams

Saturday, February 23, Bobby Neal Roping Arena: Join Barry Adams at 3664 Hwy 67, Romona, CA, for a clinic on how to safely load your horse. Contact Briana at 619-933-4806 or Barry at 760-553-7240. Hands on owner participation or clinic audit. Prepare your horse for the next fire. Trailer Loading Clinic Flyer

December 04, 2007

Trail Trials January 19 – Just How Good Are You?

Dec 4, 2007: The Bonita Valley Horsemen and the Chula Vista Police are sponsoring a riding challenge to all equestrians on January 19, 2008. Information for this fun family event including a trail ride, open to the public, can be found at:

December 04, 2007

Get Those Dang Tire Out! Until June 30

Dec 4, 2007: Tires throughout the San Diego County are being removed under a private contract unitl June 30. Contact 877-R1EARTH or go to to have tires removed from locations in the valley.