Jackson named in top 100 trial lawyers in nation

FALLBROOK – The law offices of Robert W. Jackson are pleased to announce that Robert W. Jackson, Esq., has been honored as one of the 100 Top National Trial Lawyers in the United States. Every year, the National Trial Lawyers Association bestows this honor on a select group of attorneys nominated by their peers and colleagues […]

Pala’s pastry chef wins best in theme at ‘Creations in Chocolate’

PALA – Pala Casino Spa & Resort executive pastry chef Albert Cruz won “Best in Theme” honors when he and 17 other San Diego area master pastry chefs and chocolatiers helped raise funds for at-risk youth at the San Diego Youth Services (SDYS) ninth annual Creations in Chocolate at the McMillin Event Center in Point Loma on […]

Affordable Care Act consumer alert: choose a tax preparer wisely

WASHINGTON DC – The IRS urges taxpayers to choose their tax professional carefully as reports are coming in from around the country describing unscrupulous preparers who instruct their clients to make individual shared responsibility payments directly to the preparer. The IRS reminds individuals who owe the payment that it should be made only with their tax return or in […]

San Diego County unemployment rate down last month

SAN DIEGO – The unemployment rate last month in San Diego County was 5.3 percent, down from 5.8 percent in January and well below the 7.1 percent recorded in February of last year, the state Employment Development Department announced today. Those figures compare with a statewide unemployment rate in February that was 6.8 percent, and a 5.8 percent […]

FLC board of directors welcomes three new members

FLC board of directors welcomes three new members

FALLBROOK – Three new members have joined the Fallbrook Land Conservancy’s (FLC) board of directors. Sidney Morel, a retired firefighter, and Zachary Principe, who is employed with the Nature Conservancy, were welcomed to the board in January. Each will serve four-year terms. They replace Kent Borsch and Donna Gebhart, whose terms expired in December. Miranda […]

Metcalf presents at LAFCO fire and emergency medical services workshop

North County Fire Protection District fire chief Bill Metcalf was one of the presenters at a fire and emergency medical services workshop which was part of the Feb. 2 meeting of San Diego County’s Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO). Metcalf, who is also the immediate past president of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, provided an […]

Sheriffs to use body-worn cameras during pilot project

County of San Diego Deputy Sheriffs will, at least during the field testing period of a pilot project, have cameras on their bodies to record activity. A 4-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote March 3, with Bill Horn absent, authorized the director of the county’s Department of Purchasing and Contracting to issue a […]

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