RMWD Board adopts supplemental Resolution of Objection to FPUD takeover attempt

FALLBROOK – The Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) Board of Directors voted on Aug. 25 to adopt a supplemental Resolution of Objection to the Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) application to dissolve RMWD and annex its territory. A Resolution of Objection is a formal legal step that is intended to carry great weight with the […]

Fallbrook Chamber announces September events

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce has announced the following events for the month of September: Sept. 10 – SunUpper hosted by Foundation for Senior Care, 7:30 to 9 a.m., 135 S. Mission Road. Sept. 16 – State of the Chamber Dinner at Zion Lutheran School, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 25 – Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Pala Mesa […]

Bonsall Sundowner to feature home-based businesses

BONSALL – The Bonsall Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Home-Based Business Sundowner on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the River Village Shopping Center, 5256 S. Mission Rd. The event will be held in the courtyard behind the chamber office, located at the roundabout with the center flagpole. The goal is for the community […]

Honorary Mayor candidate’s campaign supports chamber and senior center

Honorary Mayor candidate’s campaign supports chamber and senior center

FALLBROOK – Sandy Hull, a candidate for Honorary Mayor of Fallbrook, is structuring her campaign to raise money for both the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce and the Fallbrook Senior Center. Honorary Mayor candidates sell tickets (for donations) and the person that raises the most money for the chamber and their non-profit organization partner wins the […]

FPUD board ratifies emergency paving contract

Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) board approval is needed for the award of contracts exceeding $22,000, although in emergency circumstances the general manager can exceed that amount and the expenditure must subsequently be ratified by the FPUD board. Such action took place July 27, when FPUD’s board voted 5-0 to ratify a $44,918.70 contract with Joe’s […]

FPUD approves meter replacements; new technology features “real time” usage tracking

The Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) will begin an update of its remote-read water meters. A 5-0 FPUD board vote July 27 authorized $234,000 for the purchase of Badger meters from National Meter and Automation, Inc., and $122,650.20 for additional 100-watt radio-based endpoints from Choice Connect Fixed Network Promotion. The new meters and radio-based endpoints […]

IRS warns taxpayers to guard against new tricks by scam artists

IRS warns taxpayers to guard against new tricks by scam artists

WASHINGTON — Following the emergence of new variations of widespread tax scams, the Internal Revenue Service has issued another warning to taxpayers to remain on high alert and protect themselves against the ever-evolving array of deceitful tactics scammers use to trick people. These schemes – which can occur over the phone, in e-mails or through […]

Locally-designed SounDish gains patent

FALLBROOK – Local resident Mark Barone has announced that his sound-amplifying devise, The SounDish, was issued a 14-year design patent on July 14 by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The SounDish is a scientifically designed parabolic dish amplifier that Barone said, “will double the volume of a cell phone without batteries or wires. It […]

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