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 By Kim Simas    Julian

Fourth of July Celebration

Each year, Julian hosts the Fourth of July parade. Affectionately called the “Greatest Little Town Parade in America,” Julian celebrates our nation’s birthday while bringing together the community and visitors. This year, the theme is “Historic Julian Celebrates the... — Updated 7/1/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

Julian's Newest Addition is A Delight to the Senses

One look around the interior, and you're instantly impressed by the new trendy Mexican neighborhood restaurant. Just like the name suggests, Quecho is definitely an elevated Mexican eatery in more than one way. Not only does the... — Updated 7/5/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

Julian Celebrates the Fourth in Style

Once again, the community of Julian came together to celebrate the nation's birthday in style. With close to 70 entries this year, patriotism was alive in the small historic town of Julian. The weather was perfect and the gentle... — Updated 7/22/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

Julian Annual Merchants Picnic

Each year, the Julian Merchant's Association holds the Annual Merchant's Picnic to celebrate merchants and members of the community who contribute to the fabric of Julian. Nominated by the community, awards are given to members of... — Updated 7/30/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

Julian Community Hertiage Foundation To Beautify Empty Lot

For those that have driven through Julian or spent any time on Main Street, they are definitely familiar with the empty corner lot. This now empty corner was once teeming with life and brought a lot of character to the little... — Updated 6/18/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

Culinary Delights are Highlighted in Julian

Just one of the many events sponsored by the Julian Chamber of Commerce, the Taste of Julian was a great experience. Not only do many of the businesses get the chance to showcase a taste of their menu, it is also an opportunity for... — Updated 6/18/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

Parade Committee's Annual Fundraiser Breakfast A Sucess

The Julian Fourth of July Parade has become a treasured family event celebrating the nation's birthday. The committee, which consists of volunteers from within the community, is solely responsible for planning and fundraising for... — Updated 6/21/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

Julian's Fire District – What Has Been Going On?

Julian is an official California Historical Landmark known for its vintage small town feel, gold mining history and of course the apple pies. However, for the past two years, Julian has been embroiled in a heated discussion between the volunteer fire department and San Diego Count... — Updated 5/1/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

UCSD Shiley Eye Institute Eyemobile Visits Julian

Every year, schools around the country need to perform mandated vision screenings for particular grades. From these screenings, parents are alerted to their child's vision needs. This year, children at Julian Union Elementary... — Updated 5/1/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

The Voters Decided – Now What?

The votes were cast and the results were tallied. Measure A passed on March 19, and the fight has not stopped there. Unfortunately, Julian is currently divided on what is best for its community. Since the election, events have unfolded to include court filings, accusations and... — Updated 5/6/2019

 
 By Kim Simas    Julian

Julian's Fire Department: Is It Settled?

It’s been a tumultuous two months since the voters passed Measure A. Since that day there have been a number of depositions, lawsuits and investigations. The County of San Diego and Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) attempted to seek the court’s assistance with... — Updated 6/18/2019