NCFPD declares six vehicles surplus

The North County Fire Protection District board declared six NCFPD vehicles to be surplus. The 5-0 board vote March 28 allows the vehicles to be sold at auction or by another approved method of disposal. The district plans to utilize an auction to generate revenue from the sale of the vehicles. “We’re just excessing some very […]

Former tech CEO Repko keeps Joe’s Paving running smooth

Former tech CEO Repko keeps Joe’s Paving running smooth

Joe’s Paving has been smoothing things out in north San Diego County since 1972, and the business continues to thrive under former techie Sean Repko, who purchased the company in 2001. “Yeah, it made a lot of sense to me,” said a smiling Repko of going from a CEO in the tech industry to a […]

Practical financial planning for expectant parents

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News Planning for a baby is exciting and sometimes a little frightening for expectant parents, especially first-time parents. The months will fly by and soon you’ll be at home embarking on an adventure along with the newest member of your family. Welcome to the excitement, exhaustion, fascination, bewilderment and […]

Mistakes on your tax return could lead to an audit

You’re not alone if your heart pounds when you see a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in your mailbox. While some lucky filers get sent a letter because they’re due a larger refund, most of us fear the worst – an audit. Those fears may be largely unfounded for the average household. Only […]

Local attorney recommends people review living trusts

Local attorney recommends people review living trusts

FALLBROOK – Local attorney James C. Alvord, who has written hundreds of wills and trusts for residents in Fallbrook, Temecula and throughout the North County, advises people to review their living trust. “Times change, laws change, and your estate is changing all the time,” said Alvord. “Fortunately, your will and trust documents can be changed […]

Curtis donates $4,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Allstate agency owner Ross E. Curtis recently donated $4,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County in Fallbrook to help inspire 5- to 18-year-olds to achieve their full potential as responsible, productive and caring citizens. Curtis committed to his donation while attending the recent Allstate Leaders Forum for agency owners, […]

B100 returns to Rez Radio

PALA − Two years ago, Pala Rez Radio 91.3 turned over its airwaves to a bunch of hyperactive middle-age disc jockeys from the 1970s who still haven’t completely grown up. The result was the resurrection of San Diego’s B100 FM for B100 Hours on 91.3 FM. Well, it’s time to ‘go back, Jack, and do it […]

SDG&E promotes safety by setting new excavation standards

SAN DIEGO – On March 13, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced its membership in the Gold Shovel Standard (GSS), a nonprofit organization committed to public safety by driving consistent contractor participation in preventing excavation dig-ins. By setting new standards, SDG&E hopes other companies and municipalities will follow to help reduce the more than 300 incidents that occur each […]

County, city invite vendors to outreach event

County, city invite vendors to outreach event

Tracy DeFore County of San Diego Communications Office Heads up, business owners – the County and City of San Diego are looking to buy if you are looking to sell. And they’re hosting an event to meet you. As part of the county’s and city’s continued efforts to broaden their number of quality vendors, the […]