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Saturday, June 24, 2017 5:03 PM PDT

De Luz Current and Past Featured Photos

Editor's Note: Older photos are available.
Sunset Clouds Sunset Clouds: A plethora of clouds over Sandia Creek at sunset. Photo courtesy of Laura Jacobs.
Like Snow Like Snow: Graupel, a form of soft hail, also known as popcorn snow, accumulated along this De Luz road during a recent thunderstorm. Photo courtesy of Pete Johnson.
Hailstorm Hailstorm: The result of hail and/or graupel along a De Luz hillside. Photo courtesy of Justin Roy.
Mesa View Mesa View: A view of La Cresta and Tenaja, with Mt. San Jacinto in the background, from Redonda Mesa. Photo courtesy of Reginald Stanley.
Colored Clouds Colored Clouds: Late day clouds swirl over the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Sunrise Moon Sunrise Moon: A crescent moon rises ahead of the sun in this photo from La Cresta. Photo courtesy of Terry Krimsky.
Sky Rainbow Sky Rainbow: A sundog rainbow, with wispy tail, in the De Luz sky. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Red Sunset Red Sunset: Red reflections off southwestern clouds at sunset. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Canyon View Canyon View: Looking down into De Luz Canyon from El Prado Road. Photo courtesy of Ryan Peterson.
Mellow Yellow Mellow Yellow: A yellow sunset over the hills of De Luz. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Santa Margaritas Santa Margaritas: A view of the Santa Margarita Mountain range, and Margarita Peak. Photo courtesy of Reginald Stanley.
Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean: The ocean glistens in the background in this photo from Redondo Mesa, in the Tenaja area. Photo courtesy of Reginald Stanley.
Ocean View Ocean View: Across Camp Pendleton, the Pacific Ocean looms in the distance, as seen from the Tenaja area. Photo courtesy of Reginald Stanley.
Before Dawn Before Dawn: The clouds begin to glow just before an October dawn. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
River Run River Run: A tranquil Santa Margarita river, taken from Sandia Creek Road north of Fallbrook. Photo courtesy of Reginald Stanley.
Spider Web Spider Web: An early morning spider web, covered with dew, clings to a De Luz fence. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Margarita Peak Margarita Peak: The Santa Margarita sub-range looms above the avocados of De Luz. Photo courtesy of Reginald Stanley.
Double Rainbow Double Rainbow: A sign of good luck from a recent storm over the hills of De Luz. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
South Mountains South Mountains: The Palomar Mountain range pokes up on the horizon, as seen from the Santa Rosa Ecological Plateau's vernal pools. Photo courtesy of Jim Lockyer.
Plateau Clouds Plateau Clouds: Clouds drift through the sky, casting shadows upon the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Jim Lockyer.
Streaming Sunset Streaming Sunset: From atop Rancho California Road, the clouds stream from the west across De Luz. Photo courtesy of Scott Reed.
Cattle Grazing Cattle Grazing: With the San Jacinto Mountains as backdrop, cattle lazily graze at the vernal pools at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. Photo courtesy of Jim Lockyer.
Rain Aftermath Rain Aftermath: Flooded vernal pools at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. Photo courtesy of Reginald Stanley.
Vernal Pools Trail Vernal Pools Trail: A peek at the peaks of the San Bernardino mountains from the vernal pools trail at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. Photo courtesy of Jim Lockyer.
River Runoff River Runoff: The Santa Margarita River north of Fallbrook, swollen from a week of rain. Photo courtesy of Pennie Leachman.
Mountain View Mountain View: Snow-capped Mt. San Jacinto pokes up over the horizon and the hills of De Luz. Photo courtesy of Joe Bierly.
Darkening Sky Darkening Sky: A spectacular late September sunset over De Luz. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Avocado Groves Avocado Groves: Rain fell lightly on a hillside of avocado groves on this De Luz evening. Photo courtesy of John Toman.
Misty Hills Misty Hills: The hills of northern De Luz, looking southeast towards Palomar Mountain. Photo courtesy of David Hinrichs.
Cloud Phenomenon Cloud Phenomenon: Swirling clouds in the inland sky on New Year's Day. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Yacht Race Yacht Race: The final race of the De Luz Yacht Club 2009 season on Ross Lake. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Crimson Sky Crimson Sky: The red hues of a September sunset fill the De Luz sky. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Ribeting Swim Ribeting Swim: A frog makes its way across a vernal pool at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. Photo courtesy of Siriwam Walsh.
Valley Rainbow Valley Rainbow: A double rainbow in a De Luz valley points towards that elusive pot 'o gold. Photo courtesy of Bruce Egge.
Sunset Curl Sunset Curl: Clouds curl around the horizon during a De Luz sunset. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Plateau Sunset Plateau Sunset: Clouds and sun rays mix at sunset over the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Robert DeArmond.
Summer Sunrise Summer Sunrise: The sun rises ahead of triple digit heat in De Luz Heights. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Country Sunset Country Sunset: Colors and clouds combine at sunset over De Luz. Photo courtesy of Bruce Reid.
Apricot Blossoms Apricot Blossoms: The product of a wet winter and warm March in De Luz Heights. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Storm Runoff Storm Runoff: Foamy water from a 3-4 inch drenching flows out the Santa Margarita River in De Luz. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Fog Islands Fog Islands: The hills of De Luz Heights poke up above the morning fog layer. Photo courtesy of Woody Sanders.
Rosa Fire Rosa Fire: Flames from the Rosa Fire in De Luz, as seen from Temecula cresting one of the western hills of the Temecula Valley. Photo courtesy of Douglas Leany.
Roadblock Roadblock: Police, Sheriff and CHP vehicles block Rancho California Road in Temecula, leading up into De Luz, as part of the response to the Rosa Fire. Photo courtesy of Douglas Leany.
From Space From Space: Smoke winds across the Pacific Ocean in this view of the Southern California wildfires from space. Photo courtesy of NASA/U.S. Forest Service.
Power Down Power Down: The remnants of a power line on a road in Fallbrook. Photo courtesy of Michael Mojarro.
Fire Devastation Fire Devastation: A scene from a mobile home park on Reche Road in Fallbrook after the Rice Canyon Fire raced through it. Photo courtesy of Michael Mojarro.
Fall Scene Fall Scene: Colorful fountain grass and a wood fence accent the post-storm sky. Photo courtesy of J.B. Wagoner.
All Clear All Clear: The hills of De Luz the day after the Colina Fire, the intersection of De Luz and Camaron Roads below. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Fire Season Fire Season: A California Department of Forestry helicopter helps fight the Colina Fire in De Luz. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Smoke Plume Smoke Plume: A winding column of smoke from the Colina Fire in De Luz blots the sun. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Razzle Dazzle Razzle Dazzle: Dazzling summer sunshine greets another warm De Luz morning. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Night Bloom Night Bloom: Cactus blossom in De Luz opens at night, closes in the heat of day, for two nights of glory. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Measuring Weather Measuring Weather: A look at the De Luz weather station, near avocados. Photo courtesy of Steve Rhodes.
Bloomin Rose Bloomin Rose: A mid-summer rose opens up to the De Luz sun. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Dinner Time Dinner Time: Hungry hummingbirds visit a De Luz feeder. Photo courtesy of Robert DeArmond.
Bugs Away Bugs Away: A cropdusting helicopter navigates De Luz's steep canyons and hillsides. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Breakfast Guest Breakfast Guest: A little brown bird drops in for a patio visit and a bite t'weet. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Spring Snack Spring Snack: Hummingbirds crowd around a feeder in De Luz Heights. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Bougainvillea Blast Bougainvillea Blast: A hillside bougainvillea enjoying the morning De Luz sun. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Curious Hitchhiker Curious Hitchhiker: A roadrunner checks out a parked car in De Luz. Photo courtesy of J.B. Wagoner.
Sky Streaks Sky Streaks: High contrails follow military jets heading into a golden sunrise over De Luz. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
River View River View: A tranquil winter scene along the Santa Margarita River, in the Temecula Gorge. Photo courtesy of Bett Cobb.
Peachsicles Peachsicles: Nocturnal irrigation plus freezing temperature = icicles on this peach tree in De Luz. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Citrus Damage Citrus Damage: Icicles hang from a lemon tree after record freezing temperatures in De Luz Heights. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Avocado Crop Avocado Crop: This year's crop of avocados is developing nicely on the hillsides of De Luz. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Sunset Glow Sunset Glow: Twilight colors illuminate a cloud formation. Photo courtesy of J.B. Wagoner.
Rainbow's End Rainbow's End: A rainbow curves into the rolling hills of De Luz. Photo courtesy of J.B. Wagoner.
Master Defoliators Master Defoliators: Tiny caterpillars line up to munch on Concord grape leaves in DeLuz, taking "just a little off the top". Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Sunset Smoke Sunset Smoke: Smoke from a recent brush fire lingers to the west of the De Luz avocado groves. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Islands Fog Islands in the Fog: Hills rise above the marine layer on a seasonal morning in De Luz Heights. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Muggy Sunset Muggy Sunset: The setting sun is obscurred by clouds after a humid day in De Luz. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Young Fruit Young Fruit: Two month old baby avocados are hand inspected for heat-related damage. Photo courtesy of De Luz Weather Station.
Distant Thunderheads Distant Thunderheads: Looking to the east across the hills of De Luz, thunderclouds billow up into the sky. Photo courtesy of De Luz Weather Station.
Wildflower Wildflower: A red thistle blooms above the Cross Creek Golf Course in De Luz's Walker Basin. Photo courtesy of Dwight Kealy.
Spring Peaches Spring Peaches: A peach tree bears early fruit in De Luz, next to a budding apple tree. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Poppy Field Poppy Field: California poppies, the result of April rains, and Englemann Oaks overlook Walker Basin in De Luz. Photo courtesy of Dwight Kealy.
May Gray May Gray: Coastal clouds and fog over the hills of Camp Pendleton shroud the late afternoon sun. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Persistent Pollinator Persistent Pollinator: A nectar-searching honeybee is up to his elbows in pomegranate pollen. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Spring Flowers Spring Flowers: Shades of the season in De Luz Heights. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Fire Copter Fire Copter: A helicopter scoops water from Ross Lake in De Luz Heights to fight a local brushfire. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Rising Mists Rising Mists: Marine Layer fills the valleys of De Luz. Photo courtesy of Sarah Wynn.
Ross Lake Rainbow Ross Lake Rainbow: A Rainbow sprawls above the hills in De Luz Heights. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Canyon Fog Canyon Fog: Morning fog fills Sandia Creek canyon as buds start popping out on a Persimmon tree above De Luz Road. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Evening Glory Evening Glory: The setting sun peeks through clouds over Camp Pendleton, seen from the top of Rancho California Road. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Local Resident Local Resident: An Australian Black Swan enjoys Ross Lake. in De Luz Heights. Photo courtesy of Mark Weaver.
Lake View Lake View: Clear skies and blue water as seen across Ross Lake in De Luz Heights. Photo courtesy of Mark Weaver.
Stormy Sunset Stormy Sunset: Clouds and hills intermingle with an orange horizon at sunset. Photo courtesy of Sherry Folsom.
Soaring Hawk Soaring Hawk: A Red-tailed Hawk with dark-morph plumage soars over the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
Sunrise Peek Sunrise Peek: The sun protrudes through an avocado canopy. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Oak Stream Oak Stream: Sun rays glimmer in an oak forest near Sandia Creek. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.

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