Scripps Ranch is located north of MCAS Miramar and east of I-15 and was established in the 1890s by E.W. Scripps and his sister Ellen Browning Scripps. Scripps Ranch is a unique, family oriented community with approximately 12,000 residential homes and condominiums with approximately 30,000 residents. The community is nestled among groves of eucalyptus trees and open space set aside for parks, trails and nature preservation. The community is close knit, small town feeling with easy access to downtown San Diego and San Diego beaches.