Fallbrook Chamber events for January

FALLBROOK – the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce is holding the following events: Wednesday, Jan. 18 – Chamber Business Member Expo at Pala Mesa Resort; 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Free for the public to attend Friday, Jan. 27 – Lunch Mob at El Jardin Mexican Restaurant at noon. Separate checks for lunch; bring business cards

California tax season is officially open

SACRAMENTO –The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) recently began accepting 2016 state tax returns for a filing season that extends through April 18, three days beyond the traditional deadline because of a federal holiday. The FTB encourages taxpayers to take advantage of the agency’s online services and take extra steps to protect themselves and their refunds. Free […]

County approves new fee structure for county airports

County approves new fee structure for county airports

The fees for County Airports have been revised. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved the first reading and introduction of the ordinance amending the fees on a 4-0 vote Nov. 16 with Greg Cox at a National Association of Counties meeting and voted 5-0 Dec. 14 to approve the second reading and adoption. […]

2017 tax filing season begins Jan. 23

WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service announced in December that the nation’s tax season will begin Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 and reminded taxpayers claiming certain tax credits to expect a longer wait for refunds. The IRS will begin accepting electronic tax returns that day, with more than 153 million individual tax returns expected to be filed in […]

SDG&E urges customers to be on alert for scam artists

SDG&E urges customers to be on alert for scam artists

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recently issued a warning about a national scam that continues to target the company’s customers. Known as the “Pay-by-Phone” scam, criminals typically threaten immediate power shut-offs to scare customers to make an immediate payment. The scammers then instruct customers to purchase prepaid debit cards, or wire transfers, […]

Big banks make billions on overdraft fees

SACRAMENTO – An analysis of new government data by California Public Interest Research Company (CALPIRG) found that big banks made $8.4 billion in overdraft fee income in the first three quarters of 2016, up nearly four percent from the same period in 2015. Since the beginning of 2015, all banks with greater than one billion […]

VA national cemeteries now offering pre-need burial eligibility determinations

San Diego CA – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it now provides eligibility determinations for burial in a VA national cemetery prior to the time of need. Pre-need eligibility determinations will streamline access to burial benefits that veterans have earned through military service for themselves and their eligible family members. Pre-need […]

Rainbow MWD welcomes new board members

FALLBROOK – In the November 2016 general election, voters selected two new board members for Rainbow Municipal Water District. Hayden Hamilton was elected to serve the constituents of the district’s Division 2, which is in the western portion of the district. Michael Mack was elected to serve the constituents of the district’s Division 5, which […]

Chamber Member Business Expo set for Jan. 18 at Pala Mesa

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce recently announced that it will hold its Chamber Member Business Expo on Wednesday, Jan. 18  at Pala Mesa Resort from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The chamber encourages the public to “Discover Fallbrook” and all that the community has to offer. Exhibitor booths are for Fallbrook Chamber Business members […]