Troop 4042 is still installing carbon monoxide detectors

Troop 4042 is still installing carbon monoxide detectors

FALLBROOK – In order to achieve the Silver Award with the Girl Scouts of the USA, a Cadette Girl Scout (ages 11-14) must complete a 50-hour service project that leaves a positive impact on their community. Fallbrook Girl Scout Troop 4042 has chosen to do this by raising awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide […]

Veterans Housing to fund homes for veterans in San Diego SAN DIEGO – The state Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that three organizations that provide affordable housing for former members of the military in San Diego County will split $16.2 million in grants. Veterans Village of San Diego will receive nearly $6.5 million for […]

Nominations now open for Outstanding Landscape Awards

Nominations now open for Outstanding Landscape Awards

FALLBROOK — The Fallbrook Beautification Alliance (FBA) is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the Fallbrook 2016 Outstanding Landscape Awards. The program, established in 2008, is designed to recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations that contribute to community pride through excellence in landscaping, beautification, and continued property maintenance. The FBA […]

Supervisors approve housing vouchers for homeless veterans

The county’s Housing Authority approved the use of $400,000 from its Moderate Rehabilitation Program and Mainstream Program administrative fee reserve revenue for incentive programs intended to encourage landlords to provide rental housing for homeless veterans. The board of the San Diego County Housing Authority consists of the five members of the San Diego County Board […]

Garden Club Flower Show is April 30

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Garden Club Flower Show, “A SOoo California Garden,” will be held Saturday, April 30, at Christ the King Lutheran Church (1620 S. Stage Coach Lane). The show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and there is no admission charge. In addition to the display of […]

Steps to expand and beautify your succulent garden

Steps to expand and beautify your succulent garden

Succulent gardening is a water wise, easy to maintain and an on trend method of gardening. Color variations range from variegated – or multicolored – to shades of green, blue, red, reddish-purple, yellow and even pink. Their leaves can be smooth, fuzzy, needle-shaped or drop-like berries. With an almost endless array of colors and textures […]

Recent rains did not dampen fire risk

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – If residents thought the El Niño rains this season lowered the region’s wildfire risk, they’re going to be disappointed. Unfortunately, the rains may have done the opposite: increased the fire hazards. Enough rain has fallen to sprout thicker-than-usual wild grasses and weeds in open spaces, the backcountry and likely residents’ backyards. […]

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