Preparedness checklist prepared for Rainbow community

RAINBOW – During its meeting Nov. 16, the Rainbow Community Planning Group (RCPG) voted to approve a preparedness checklist in an effort to assist members of the community in preparing for a potential disaster. The RCPG said the list provided is by no means “all-inclusive” of actions that may need to be taken by individuals […]

CWA approves grant applications for Pauma Valley, San Luis Rey Watershed

The state’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) has an Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Disadvantaged Community Engagement Planning Grant program, and on Oct. 27 the San Diego County Water Authority (CWA) board authorized the CWA general manager or her designee to submit a grant application which will include grant requests for Pauma Valley integrated water […]

County authorizes contract for sidewalk, curb, and gutter work

County authorizes contract for sidewalk, curb, and gutter work

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors authorized a contract for the repair, replacement, and construction of sidewalks, curbs, and gutters throughout unincorporated San Diego County, including 35 locations on 21 streets in Fallbrook. A 4-0 Board of Supervisors vote Nov. 16, with Greg Cox attending a National Association of Counties meeting, approved the contract […]

Every season is rattlesnake season in San Diego County

Every season is rattlesnake season in San Diego County

Tracy DeFore County of San Diego Communications Office You just never know when you might come across a rattlesnake. Imagine the surprise of a Del Mar Mesa resident who opened the front door to check for a package last week only to find a red diamond rattlesnake right on the doorstep. The resident called County […]

Garden club provides seasonal flowers to Senior Center

FALLBROOK – “Seasonal Splendors” is a new project that the Fallbrook Garden Club will be providing for the Senior Center on an ongoing basis. Four times a year, seasonal flowers will be planted in the new planter boxes. The planter boxes, materials and flowers for the initial planting were all donated by members of the […]

Temecula Valley Hospital healing garden dedicated

Temecula Valley Hospital healing garden dedicated

TEMECULA – Members of Temecula Valley Hospital’s leadership, staff and board of governors joined together to celebrate the dedication of the hospital’s healing garden. The garden was dedicated to the man who built and grew the garden, Abraham Feltus. Feltus, the man responsible for all of the hospital’s horticulture, has been a Temecula resident since […]

Public’s palm-reading needed to ward off weevil

Public’s palm-reading needed to ward off weevil

Gig Conaughton County of San Diego Communications Office They’re 1½ to 2 inches long, jet black, with long snouts and a deadly appetite for one of Southern California’s biggest icons – palm trees. In September, South American palm weevils were determined to have killed palm trees in San Ysidro. Now, numerous groups and agencies – […]

Bring more natural light into a home

Bring more natural light into a home

FALLBROOK – Maximizing natural light in a home is a smart and sometimes low-cost renovation. Homes that are dark and drab can drain energy levels and reduce productivity. In addition, dark rooms may not be inviting places to gather as a family or when entertaining. Certain factors contribute to a dark home. Houses that face […]

North San Diego County real estate markets show mixed results as prices continue up while volume tapers off

North San Diego County real estate markets show mixed results as prices continue up while volume tapers off

FALLBROOK – Real estate activity in two prime North San Diego County markets showed pricing strength while volume continued its seasonal slip heading into the final months of 2016, Jerry Kalman, a realtor® with HomeSmart Legends here, reported Nov. 4. “October home sales continued a pace set earlier in the second half by scoring price […]

FPUD to obtain 30-inch gate valve for Sachse-De Luz interconnect

Sometime during fiscal year 2016-17 the Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) will provide a pipeline interconnection between the Sachse Zone and the De Luz Zone. The pipeline interconnection will allow for isolation if disruptions occur in the De Luz Zone and will improve the ability to move water from Red Mountain Reservoir to the De […]

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