CWA sets June 22 hearing for proposed rate increase

San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) staff proposed what would equate to a 3.7 percent rate increase for SDCWA water rates, and on May 25 the CWA board set a June 22 hearing date for the proposed 2018 rates. The cost per acre-foot on a countywide basis will increase from $1,546 to $1,603 for treated […]

Local non-profits given Neighborhood Reinvestment Program funds

Fallbrook Center for the Arts, the Boys and Girls Club of North County, the Fallbrook Historical Society, the Fallbrook Baseball Club, and Riding Emphasizing Individual Needs and Strengths (REINS) were awarded District Five Neighborhood Reinvestment Program grants by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote April 25 allocated $35,000 to Fallbrook […]

Boys lacrosse team wins season finale but misses playoffs by one seed

The 12 highest-seeded Division II boys lacrosse teams earned berths in the CIF playoffs, and Fallbrook High School’s squad was seeded 13th. “It’s always a disappointment not making the playoffs,” said Fallbrook coach Brian Kimmell. “There were a couple of games we could have won.” The Warriors won their final 2017 contest May 5 at […]

Harrison and Lenaway win Valley League doubles championship

Fallbrook High School seniors Declan Harrison and Riley Lenaway won the Valley League doubles championship at the league tennis tournament May 8-10 at San Pasqual High School. For the second consecutive year, Harrison and Lenaway beat Valley Center brothers Joseph and Jake Stehly in the final, although this year Harrison and Lenaway required three sets […]

Time extension granted for Daniels Grey Rabbit Hollow development

A time extension for the Daniels Grey Rabbit Hollow development has been approved. A preliminary decision to approve the time extension for the final map was made by county Department of Planning and Development Services director Mark Wardlaw on April 28. A May 12 hearing of the county’s Planning Commission allowed a member of the […]

CWA approves Moosa Canyon erosion control project

The San Diego County Water Authority approved the Moosa Canyon erosion control project. The SDCWA board action April 27 also approved the project’s environmental Mitigated Negative Declaration and the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program. The project will protect the CWA’s Second Aqueduct by preventing stream bank erosion, preventing head cuts from moving upstream, and installing […]

Mid-year budget adjustments include funds for SDCRFA

The mid-year budget adjustments approved April 25 by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors included appropriating $1,037,425 to the San Diego County Regional Fire Authority (SDCRFA) for apparatus purchases and $1,000,000 to the SDCRFA for the purchase of defibrillator monitors and the funding of increased fire and emergency medical services. The county supervisors’ 5-0 […]

Supervisors call for five-year pavement condition index restoration

The new state legislation raising gas taxes and vehicle registration fees may be a hardship for motorists, but it provides some relief to local governments responsible for maintaining roads. The expected additional income has allowed the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to call for the restoration of the county’s average pavement condition index to […]

Greenwood places third at CIF diving meet

Greenwood places third at CIF diving meet

Joseph Greenwood placed third among Division I boys and third overall among all boys at the CIF San Diego Section diving meet May 12 at Mesa College, which qualified him for the state meet held May 20 at Clovis West High School. Greenwood, an Oasis High School junior who competes for Fallbrook High School under […]

Fallbrook wins Fullerton Youth Rugby International Tournament

One of the Fallbrook Rugby Club girls teams won the March 18-19 Fullerton Youth Rugby International Tournament and the two Fallbrook teams played each other in the semifinals. “All in all it was a good weekend for everybody,” said Fallbrook co-coach Craig Pinnell. The eight teams in the 15-a-side tournament on the field across from […]