Tag: Altair

Conservation group buys Rainbow Canyon land for wildlife crossing

A wildlife crossing in this area has long been a dream of environmentalists who want to connect local mountain lion population with the Palomar Mountain prowlers to the east.

Old Town nature center won’t cause extinction of mountain lions, developer contends

A small nature center at the southern tip of the 270-acre Altair property won’t cause the extinction of local mountain lions, according to the San Diego developer that wants to build a series of villages in the foothills west of Old Town Temecula. “Construction of the I-15 freeway decades ago is what isolated this population ...

Old Town housing development would put mountain lions at risk, scar hillside, lawsuit contends

Environmentalists followed through with threat to sue the city of Temecula to block 1,750-unit Altair housing development.

Environmental group suing to block Old Town housing project

Suit will be filed if the City Council approves the second reading of the ordinances and resolutions that were OK'd this week.

Temecula approves huge Old Town housing project, dismissing traffic concerns

City planners said traffic flow will be better after the Western Bypass and other scheduled improvements are built and traffic signals are coordinated.

Huge Old Town housing project clears first hurdle

Next up is a meeting with environmentalists concerned about the project's impact on mountain lions and wildlife in the area and a City Council hearing.

Hearing on huge Old Town housing development set for mid-November

Project is being proposed by Ambient Communities, a San Diego company that has built similar developments in Mission Valley.