Rainbow outsources Oak Crest Estates wastewater treatment to WQS

The Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) will now contract with Water Quality Specialists (WQS) to treat wastewater generated by the Oak Crest Estates mobile home park. The decision to fill the Rainbow board’s vacant Division 3 seat was deferred to the district’s Feb. 28 board meeting since one of the candidates was unable to attend, […]

FBA begins work on South Mission median landscaping

FBA begins work on South Mission median landscaping

FALLBROOK – While Fallbrook Beautification Alliance (FBA) members will miss seeing fellow volunteer Pat McDougal tending to the South Mission medians, after nine years of service, it was time for her to move on. Her hard work will be remembered as it set the bar for all future efforts. The FBA is, however, proud to report […]

FPUD awards emergency generator contract for Donnil Pump Station

NEWest Construction has been given a construction contract which will allow the addition of an emergency generator at the Fallbrook Public Utility District’s (FPUD) Donnil Pump Station in De Luz. FPUD’s board voted 5-0 Jan. 23 to award the $139,900 contract to NEWest Construction contingent upon the San Diego company meeting all of FPUD’s bonding, […]

Keep fire safety in mind when remodeling home

Keep fire safety in mind when remodeling home

Scott McGillivray Special to the Village News Although millions of homes are remodeled in America each year, it’s surprising that few homeowners realize the importance of remodeling with fire safety in mind. While smoke alarms and fire extinguishers are foremost in one’s mind, do you know how you can improve passive fire protection in your […]

New app helps public report potholes, smog, overcharges, more

Gig Conaughton County of San Diego Communications Office You’re driving down a county road and you see a pothole, a flooded culvert, or a damaged street sign. Or you’ve been overcharged by a faulty price-scanner, see a business pumping out smog, notice a building slimed with graffiti or an abandoned junker car sitting at the […]

Pitch in and save money on remodeling

Pitch in and save money on remodeling

FALLBROOK – Home improvement projects can be expensive. While the size and complexity of a project will affect how expensive the project is, homeowners can expect to shell out a pretty penny when they renovate or remodel areas of their home. According to HomeAdvisor, an online resource for homeowners looking to connect with home improvement, […]

Steps to take for a more organized, functional garage

Steps to take for a more organized, functional garage

FALLBROOK – Organization can help homeowners transform their homes into less cramped, more spacious oases without forcing them to finance potentially expensive expansion projects. Homeowners who park in their driveways may find that their garages have become crowded, cluttered spaces in which searching for tools can feel like scouring a haystack in search of a […]

How building permits protect homeowners

How building permits protect homeowners

FALLBROOK – Some homeowners may be thinking of making a major renovation to their home. Perhaps it’s time to create that master bedroom suite they long have admired or install a wrap-around porch. What is the first thing that should be done before getting down to business? The correct way to begin a home remodeling […]

Visitors are asked to quit trashing highways, mountain communities

SAN BERNARDINO – Hundreds of thousands of visitors will travel to San Bernardino and Riverside Mountain resorts this winter for recreation and unfortunately, based on data from a California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) survey released in June 2016, many won’t clean up after themselves. Nearly half of all motorists surveyed admitted to sometimes littering along […]

Pollinator Garden is planted at Los Jilgueros Preserve

Pollinator Garden is planted at Los Jilgueros Preserve

FALLBROOK – More than 40 native plants were installed at the Fallbrook Land Conservancy’s (FLC) Los Jilgueros Preserve on Jan. 4. The FLC’s Native Plant Restoration Team (NPRT) was joined by members of the Pollinator Alliance, the California Native Plant Society, and California Fish and Wildlife. The Butterfly Farm of Vista donated the plants and […]

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