FPUD approves resurfacing of Beaver Creek Lane

Beaver Creek Lane will be given a fog seal repaving rather than capping of a trench created when the Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) disturbed the road’s pavement to construct the Beaver Creek Pipeline, off of East Alvarado Street, just west of Tumble Creek Lane. FPUD’s board voted 5-0 Nov. 21 to give the private […]

Supervisors authorize slurry seal resurfacing contract

Nine roads in greater Fallbrook – and 10 roads if funding permits – will undergo slurry seal resurfacing during 2017. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Dec. 14, with Dianne Jacob recusing herself since her property is along a Jamul road which will benefit from the resurfacing, to authorize the advertisement for […]

Supervisors approve modifications for De Luz, Palomar Mountain FCI land

The controversy over a general plan amendment for lands whose density had been regulated under the Forest Conservation Initiative (FCI) focused on allowing increased density in the area near Alpine, but the San Diego County Board of Supervisors hearing Dec. 14 did not prevent the reclassification of two De Luz parcels and an amendment to […]

Overall crop value down 6.4 percent in county

Complications in the transition from in-house graphic design for San Diego County’s annual crop report to utilizing a contractor delayed the release of the county’s 2015 crop report until December 2016. The 6.4 percent decline in overall crop value compared to 2014 and the 6.5 percent decrease in acreage were due to actual declines rather […]

Mid-year budget adjustments include funding for Palomar firefighters

The approval of County of San Diego mid-year budget adjustments included funding for fencing along the future San Luis Rey River Park trail and contracting for additional career firefighters for the Palomar Mountain and two other San Diego County Regional Fire Authority stations. The budget adjustments were approved on a 5-0 San Diego County Board […]

Simpson Sandblasting to re-coat FPUD’s one million gallon reservoir

Simpson Sandblasting and Specialty Coatings has been awarded the contract to re-coat the Fallbrook Public Utility District’s (FPUD) one million gallon reservoir in De Luz. A 5-0 FPUD board vote Nov. 21 awarded the contract to Simpson Sandblasting for the Fontana company’s bid amount of $332,285. “That’s part of our regular refurbishment program for all of our […]

BUSD approves biological surveys at Gird Road site

The Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) board approved a proposal from Hernandez Environmental Services to provide focused biological surveys at the Gird Road property the district plans to use as the new location for Bonsall High School. The BUSD board voted 3-2 Dec. 8 to approve the $38,810 contract, which will be reduced by $8,000 […]

Girls water polo team goes 3-2 at Rancho Bernardo tourney to open season

Fallbrook High School’s girls water polo team began its 2016-17 season competing at the Rancho Bernardo Tournament Dec. 1-3 and won three games while dropping two. “I was pleased to do that,” said Fallbrook coach Sean Redmond. The Warriors have two returning starters from 2015-16 and both of those – current seniors Caitlyn Batty and […]

Johnson placed on San Francisco Giants’ 40-man roster

Johnson placed on San Francisco Giants’ 40-man roster

The San Francisco Giants placed pitcher Chase Johnson on the team’s 40-man roster. Johnson was one of five players in the Giants organization who were added to the team’s 40-man roster Nov. 18. “I’m really excited,” said Johnson. “It’s a nice step in my ultimate goal. My hard work has paid off.” Johnson spent the entire […]

Funding added for Keys Creek flood control channel monitoring

An additional $75,000 was added to the San Diego County Flood Control District’s fiscal year 2016-17 budget for the biological and cultural monitoring of the Keys Creek flood control channel. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors, who are also the governing body members of the San Diego County Flood Control District, voted 5-0 Dec. […]