SOF tree planting volunteers install replacements in community

SOF tree planting volunteers install replacements in community

FALLBROOK – According to Jackie Heyneman of Save Our Forest, “Sometimes trees just don’t make it for one reason or another.” While the effort continues to add trees to Fallbrook’s downtown area, at times re-plantings need to be done. “Three trees were replaced recently,” explained Heyneman. ” One was due to deliberate vandalism – run over […]

Caring for roses in the summer month of July

Caring for roses in the summer month of July

As unpredictable as the weather has been lately, one thing we can plan historically is periods of intense heat in coming months. We had some samplings in recent weeks. We experienced temperatures in the 90s, pushing 100 in June. As summer brings drier, hotter temperatures, roses will struggle to maintain hydration. This year, we have […]

Free manure management workshop on July 11

VALLEY CENTER – The Solana Center will sponsor a free Manure Management Workshop on Sat., July 11, 10 a.m. to noon, at Creek Point Alpaca Farm, 30900 Lilac Road, Valley Center, 92082. The workshop will teach how proper manure management can save animal lovers money, protect waterways, and support healthier livestock and gardens. Class will be […]

FPUD water quality report available online

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Public Utility District’s annual Consumer Confidence Report, or CCR, contains detailed information on water quality tests performed in 2014. These sampling tests ensure that the district’s water meets regulatory standards. FPUD’s tap water met or exceeded all state and federal requirements this year, as in years past. The CCR will be […]

Fallbrook Beautification Alliance bestows awards

Fallbrook Beautification Alliance bestows awards

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Beautification Alliance (FBA) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2015 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. Nominations were received in four categories this […]

Adults and children reminded of safety around trash collection trucks

Adults and children reminded of safety around trash collection trucks

FALLBROOK – Waste Management of Southern California encourages residents to review summer safety tips around waste and recycling collection trucks. As school closing bells ring in summer break, safety precautions are especially important in the summer months when children enjoy more time playing outside. “We care about the neighborhoods we serve, and ensuring the safety of […]

Secrets to keeping a shed organized

Secrets to keeping a shed organized

FALLBROOK – Despite other intentions, homeowners often turn their garages into storage centers for random, little-used items, leaving little to no room for the tools and even vehicles that actually belong in a garage. Such homeowners may turn to sheds to store their garage overflow and keep yard equipment at the ready, but storage sheds […]

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