Rainfall measure for Fallbrook

12/28/04 1.88 12/29/04 1.50 12/30/04 1.04 12/31/04 1.48 01/01/05 0.01 01/03/05 1.01 01/04/05 0.55 01/05/05 0.01 01/07/05 0.83 01/08/05 1.09 01/09/05 1.82 01/10/05 1.96 01/11/05 1.80 Source: North County Fire Protection District. Rainfall measure for DeLuz 28.13 inches have been recorded since 10/01/04. DeLuz normally receives 30-50 percent more rain than Fallbrook. This is due […]

Supervisors approve application for rubberized paving grant

The Board of Supervisors approved the application for a state grant to use rubberized asphalt concrete for paving on county roads. The 4-0 vote January 5, with Supervisor Greg Cox in Washington for the National Association of Counties meeting, authorizes the application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board and the acceptance of the grant […]

Republican Women to host Border Patrol Reps

The Fallbrook Republican Women’s monthly brunch will be held Friday, January 14, 9:30 a.m., at the Fallbrook Golf Club. Two representatives from the United States Border Patrol Public Information Office will be the featured speakers. Steve McPartland, supervisory border patrol agent, and Senior Patrol Agent Tom Jimenez will speak about their organization and operations. Agent […]

Rugg to hold book signing

Nationally known college author and Fallbrook resident Fred Rugg will be doing a book signing and taking questions on the college admission process at The Bottom Shelf Bookstore of the Fallbrook Library on Friday, January 14, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. His 22nd edition of “Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges,” just out, will be available, with […]

AWM tracking avocado lace bug in county

At this point the infestation of what is known as the avocado lace bug has been limited to a small area of southern San Diego County. The county’s pest control staff members are assessing the extent of the infestation while seeking to control the insect’s spread. “We’re just trying to get a handle on it,” said […]

Rain: friend and foe?

Fallbrook’s recent deluge of rainfall is fraught with good and bad scenarios. Rainfall has an impact on three major areas in Fallbrook: water we use in our homes and for agricultural irrigation, water that reduces fire danger and water that nurtures our natural plant life. Rainfall to offset water purchases Joe Jackson, Fallbrook Public Utility […]

FIRE LOG

12/27 12:18 a.m. 1700 blk Carriage Man down / 1 to FBH 12/27 5:23 a.m. 500 blk Alturas Headache / 1 to FBH 12/27 6:57 a.m. 1500 blk Hillcrest Fall, possible fractured hip / 1 to FBH 12/27 10:32 a.m. South I-15 n/o Mission Vegetation fire 12/27 11:08 a.m. 3800 blk E Mission Illegal dumping […]

Arabian club honors REINS horse as horse of the year

The Tierra Del Norte Arabian Horse Association initiated its “Horse of the Year” award for a special Arabian horse December 18 and chose a therapeutic riding horse registered as Southern Comfortt and known as Mickey. Mickey, who is 25 and a full-blooded Arabian, is stabled at REINS (Riding Emphasizing Individual Needs and Strengths), where he […]

Fire district consolidation could remove incorporation obstacle

If administrative consolidatio n of the county’s fire protection districts occurs, it could have an effect on another possible reorganization process. Although issues such as funding and standards will need to be settled before an administrative consolidation can proceed, a county fire department would remove one major obstacle to incorporation of Fallbrook and Spring Valley […]