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 […]

Carlsbad’s seawater desalination plant marks one-year anniversary

CARLSBAD –  In its first year of operations, the nation’s largest and most technologically advanced seawater desalination plant produced enough high-quality, drought-proof water from the Pacific Ocean to meet approximately 10 percent of the region’s demand. The Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant quickly generated significant benefits by relieving pressure on imported water supplies, reducing […]

Supervisors approve Jackie Heyneman Park improvements

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with the Fallbrook Village Association for improvements at Jackie Heyneman Park, which is at South Mission Road and Beech Street. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote Dec. 14 approved the appropriation of $240,000 of Park Land Dedication Ordinance funding for the project, including an agreement to provide […]

Water feature design and maintenance

Water feature design and maintenance

FALLBROOK – Homeowners can employ many different design techniques to create one-of-a-kind properties. Adding a water feature to a landscape is one such technique. Water gardens, koi ponds or fountains have been home landscaping trends for the past several years. Although water features can add an element of relaxation to landscapes, such features require maintenance […]

Tips for outdoor entertaining during the winter

FALLBROOK – Outdoor entertaining has never been more popular. As more and more homeowners turn their homes into their own personal oases, extending the party outdoors has become a bigger priority. According to the American Home Furnishings Alliance’s (AHFA) 2015 Outdoor Furniture Trend Report, out-of-doors areas on a property are the favored venues for celebrations […]

Pet safety tips to keep the ho, ho, ho in holidays

Tracy DeFore County of San Diego Communications Office ‘Tis the season to dig out those boxes of decorations, blow the dust off of them and start hanging all those lights, stockings, tinsel, garland and everything else that puts you in the holiday spirit. Just make sure your pets don’t put a “bah, humbug” into your […]