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 authorize new Rainbow Heights radio tower, shelter

The Sheriff’s Department operates a radio facility at Rainbow Heights, but the tower and equipment shelter are now more than 30 years old and no longer support the communications system. On May 2, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to authorize a construction contract to replace the radio tower, equipment shelter, and […]

Get the most out of your Social Security benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. – In a world of IRAs, bonds, annuities and investment property, one retirement benefit often gets overlooked – or not discussed at all – by some financial advisers: Social Security. “In retirement, you need to create as much fixed, guaranteed income as you can,” says Tony Perrone, president and founder of the Estate […]

Fowler Pest Control & Termites protects homes, businesses, pocket books

Fowler Pest Control & Termites protects homes, businesses, pocket books

Termites. It’s a word that inspires great anxiety in homeowners and business owners as well as real estate buyers and sellers. Glen Fowler has been helping people deal with the dreaded termite as well as other pests for 32 years, and his family-owned and operated Fowler Pest Control & Termites, which he started 17 years […]

Volunteers are the real gems in Fallbrook

Volunteers are the real gems in Fallbrook

Although the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Awards and Installation Luncheon was titled “Fallbrook…The Hidden Gem”, the event was more about the people that live here than the place itself. The event was held at the Golf Club of California on May 12. Chamber CEO Lila MacDonald described the luncheon guests, “all friends, some are […]

El Toro Market hosts baseball players

El Toro Market hosts baseball players

El Toro Market hosts dinner for members of Fallbrook High’s varsity baseball team. Top row, from left, are Joel Calhoun, Kobe Stallings, Trevor Sheets, Dean Olivo, Grant Knox, and Zac Allegro. Sitting are Colin Hoff, left, and Tristen Smith.

Using coupons without going to the extreme

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News Following the Great Recession, it seemed liked extreme couponing was a competitive sport. You could watch on TV as shoppers armed with binders full of clipped coupons and an in-depth knowledge of stores’ policies would get incredible discounts at the checkout counter. Extreme couponing may not be as […]

Leal completes leadership training

SACRAMENTO – California Indian Manpower Consortium, Inc. (CIMC) proudly announces that Cynthia Leal, a resident of Pala from the Pala Band of Mission Indians, has successfully completed the CIMC 2017 “Leadership training for Entrepreneurial/Small Business/Economic Development.” Leal recently completed the four-month training course conducted by CIMC from January to April 2017. During the training period, […]

FPUD approves replacement of loader

The Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) approved the replacement of one of its loaders. A 5-0 FPUD board vote March 27 approved the acquisition of a 2017 Volvo L45H loader from Volvo Construction Equipment for the Lakeside company’s bid amount of $110,171.32. “It’s a replacement of a loader we had that blew a cylinder, had […]