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Watershed Relief Map Unveiled

Volcan Mountain Foundation now has a watershed relief map to teach visitors about Volcan Mountain’s vital watershed sources; giving them a hands-on experience of the watershed’s function. Kathleen Beck, Education Coordinator for the Foundation envisioned the 3D representation... — Updated 10/7/2015


Julian Music Festival Benefits Wolves

The 46th Annual Julian Music Festival, previously known as the Julian Banjo-Fiddle Contest, was held this Sept. 19 at Menghini Winery. This year's line-up included a variety of musical genres, including Celtic, alternative folk,... — Updated 9/24/2015


Julian - Fatal Motorcycle Crash

The California Highway Patrol reports that a fatal crash occurred Saturday September. 26 on State Route 78 in Julian. The motorcyclist, from Camp Pendleton, was approaching at speed, a right-hand curve heading east before losing control of his 2015 Kawasaki and skidding into the... — Updated 10/7/2015


Julian Apple Days Events

Celebrating Apple Days has been a tradition for over a hundred years; originally inspired as an end of harvest festival. As part of this year’s Apple Days celebration, on September 26-27, Menghini Winery will feature apple displays, music and dancing, an antique tractor... — Updated 10/7/2015

 By Denny DuVall    Towns

A Sip of Julian

Once again I fired up my Panel Truck Henry, and made the short run to downtown Julian. This time to cover the first annual Sip of Julian. It began at the Town Hall where you sign up and get a bag of goodies. Then hit the three... — Updated 9/24/2015

 By Denny DuVall    Towns

Julian Chamber Mixer

On the afternoon of August 6, I fired up my panel truck Henry, and headed out to Menghini Winery a few miles north of Julian to cover the Julian Chamber Mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or so. The mixer was hosted by Menghini... — Updated 8/27/2015


Julian Film Festival

The 2015 Julian Film Festival sponsored by the Volcan Mountain Foundation well be held on Friday evening August 21 at 7:00 p.m. and all day Saturday until 10:00 p.m. The Foundation's theme, "A watershed Year" will focus on water,... — Updated 8/27/2015


4th Annual Julian Film Festival

August 21st and 22nd are the dates of the Julian film Festival this year. The event benefits and is sponsored by the Volcan Mountain Foundation. The nature-focused environmental film festival supports Volcan Mountain Foundation’s theme- A Watershed Year. It will highlight import... — Updated 8/13/2015

 By Jeannie Beck    Towns

Julian - Merchant of the Year Award for Wynola Flats Produce

Wynola Flats Produce and R&S Honey was opened three years ago by Stacy and Randy Peyakov. Their produce is both organic and conventional, and locally grown whenever possible- with imports from small farms in Imperial Valley and... — Updated 7/30/2015

 By Jeannie Beck    Towns

Volcan Mountain Foundation Helps Kids Explore Nature

A Summer program for kids is currently underway on Volcan Mountain (at the Nature Center Property at the end of Farmers Road in Julian) for three weeks in July. From July 6th to the 24th, children are learning about native plants,... — Updated 7/30/2015


4th annual Julian Film Festival, August 21 and 22

The 4th annual Julian Film Festival, benefiting and sponsored by the Volcan Mountain Foundation has been moved from spring to summer for 2015 and will be held on Friday, August 21, and Saturday, August 22. The nature-focused, environmental film festival will tie-in with, and... — Updated 7/30/2015


Julian - 4th of July Parade 2015

The Pre-parade activities start at 10:00 a.m. with the famed Julian Doves and Desperados. The flyover will begin approximately 11:00 a.m., and the Parade will begin at noon. The Parade starts at the high school and ends at Frank... — Updated 7/21/2015

 By Jeannie Beck    Towns

Dropping In On The 2015 Julian Blues Bash

The 17th Annual Julian Blues Bash was held on the pastoral grounds of the Menghini Winery in Julian on June 20. Out of the six bands that performed that day (for approximately an hour each) we were able to experience the Boscoe... — Updated 7/2/2015

 By Jeannie Beck    Towns

Robin Henkel Returns to Wynola Pizza

Robin Henkel, the intense San Diego blues and jazz musician, returned to Wynola Pizza and Bistro on June 19- accompanied by Caleb Furgatsh, who complimented Robin's versatile stylings with the soulful sounds of his acoustic... — Updated 7/2/2015


Inmate Escapes Near Julian

Officials from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are presently searching for inmate Jesse Lozano, who walked away from the La Cima Conservation Camp, near Julian, yesterday. Lozano was discovered missing by La Cima Conservation Camp staff at... — Updated 6/24/2015


Hike Turns Deadly in Julian

A hiker lost consciousness and died Tuesday, June 16, while hiking on a trail in the Cedar Creek Falls area of Julian. Someone in the hiking group called 911 and reported the 24 year-old man had fainted. The group apparently had plenty of water but the hiker may have fallen... — Updated 6/24/2015

 By Trish Luberte    Towns

A Father's Day Tour of the Hubbell House

Once Again, visitors are invited to the hand-built home, studios and gardens of James Hubbell in Julian, on Sunday, June 21. This unique artist and designer is internationally revered for his ecological and inventive art and... — Updated 6/5/2015

 By Jeannie Beck    Towns

Bellydancers Perform for the Crowd in Wynola

Mountain Tribal Gypsy is a colorful improvisational bellydance troupe from Julian who performed at Wynola Pizza on May 29. Women traditionally performed belly dancing for other women, but these days, anyone can enjoy the dance.... — Updated 6/10/2015

 By Jeannie Beck    Towns

Banjos and Fiddles Filled Julian's Town Hall on Saturday

District 7 of the California State Old Time Fiddlers Association presented the 2015 Julian Fiddle & Pickin' Contest on Saturday, May 30 at the Julian Town Hall. This contest is the outgrowth of a decades-long tradition... — Updated 7/21/2015

 By Denny DuVall    Towns

Dos de Mayo was Held in Julian

The Julian 4th of July Committee and the Julian Chamber of Commerce hosted a 'Dos de Mayo' dinner and dance on May 2, at the Julian Town Hall, The dinner was held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. downstairs and the dance, upstairs from 7:00... — Updated 5/22/2015

 By Jeannie Beck    Towns

Beer Insprired by Conservation and Desert Landscapes

The Anza-Borrego Foundation (ABF) will be collaborating with Nickel Beer Company to create a beer inspired by the spirit of conservation and a love for the desert landscapes of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (ABDSP). The... — Updated 5/22/2015

 By DENNY DuVall    Towns

The Lincoln Automobile Continued

The 1930 Lincoln was powered by a 385 cubic inch L-head V-8 engine with three main bearings and a Stromberg carburetor that developed 90 horsepower, and was coupled to a three speed sliding gear transmission. This was installed in... — Updated 5/22/2015

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