Simple ways to make your appliances last longer

Simple ways to make your appliances last longer

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News The recent holidays may have resulted in overflowing refrigerators and never-ending loads of laundry as a result of visiting family. Many people ask their appliances to work a little harder than normal during the holidays. Reward appliances with proper maintenance throughout the year and it might be the […]

Make the year ahead clutter-free

Make the year ahead clutter-free

FALLBROOK – Many people feel the dawn of a new year provides an opportunity to clean the slate and begin anew. That notion can be applied in various ways, including around the house. Cleaning the slate at home may involve reducing clutter around the house. Clutter can gradually overtake a home’s interior, turning a once […]

Agricultural burn hours extended in San Diego and Imperial counties

EL CAJON – On Jan. 4, agricultural and residential burn hours in San Diego and Imperial Counties were extended. Cal Fire San Diego Unit Chief Tony Mecham formally extended the burn hours from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Agriculture burns must be inspected by Cal Fire prior to burning and inspections may be required for […]

Rainbow approves scope expansion of Pump Station #1 upgrades

The Rainbow Municipal Water District has opted to expand the scope of its professional services contract with Infrastructure Engineering Corporation for design services to upgrade Pump Station No. 1. Rainbow’s board voted 4-0 Dec. 6, with Rich Bigley absent, to expand the scope of the district’s contract with IEC for the additional work. The expanded scope […]

Water of Life takes locals to Cambodia

Water of Life takes locals to Cambodia

Fallbrook residents are having an impact on the welfare of the Cambodian people, especially children, through the Water of Life (WOL), a ministry of Calvary Chapel. Former Fallbrook resident Randy Fleming is the WOL director who oversees the growing complex which includes three homes for children and a church, Calvary Chapel Phnom Penh. Fleming has […]

FBA tackles another challenge – recycling ‘non-recyclables’

FBA tackles another challenge – recycling ‘non-recyclables’

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Beautification Alliance (FBA) introduces cigarette butt recycling to Fallbrook with the installation of its first TerraCycle cigarette receptacle. The test unit has been installed near a bench along the beautiful Pico Promenade, where discarded cigarette butts were littering the path and potentially washing into the watershed. Every year, billions of cigarette […]

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 […]

Locally-grown flowers were featured on floats in Rose Parade

PASADENA – Local flower farms Kendall Farms, Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers, Mellano & Company, and Dramm & Echter generously donated protea, pincushions, wax flowers, roses, and snapdragons that were proudly featured on the Cal Poly Rose Parade float. The Cal Poly Universities’ float along with those of Miracle-Gro®, FTD and Real California Milk demonstrated continued […]

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 […]

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