GAP auto insurance and other related auto insurance considerations

Morton J. Grabel Attorney-at-Law Special to the Village News Sometimes after an auto accident and while representing a personal injury client, we find the auto insurance coverage they had does not nearly cover the auto loan pay back or the lease pay back. There is a gap between what is owed and what an insurance […]

Beware of gas pump skimming

Beware of gas pump skimming

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Residents are warned to keep their eyes open the next time they fill up at the gas pump. Someone has been installing scanning devices known as “skimmers” inside credit card readers at gas stations. They can steal one’s credit or debit card information, including pin numbers, and use it to make […]

2016 state income tax rates adjusted for inflation 

SACRAMENTO – The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) published the 2016 state tax brackets, which are annually adjusted for inflation, on Sept. 7. Brackets are “indexed” each year to reflect changes in the California Consumer Price Index (CPI), a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid for consumer goods and services. Tax filing requirement […]

IRS urges taxpayers to check their withholding with mid-year check up

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017.  Taking a closer look at the taxes being withheld can help ensure the right amount is withheld, either for tax refund purposes or to avoid an unexpected tax […]

FPUD awards reclamation plant support services contract to Black and Veatch

FPUD awards reclamation plant support services contract to Black and Veatch

The Fallbrook Public Utility District has approved a contract with Black and Veatch to provide as-needed operational support services at FPUD’s water reclamation plant. A 5-0 FPUD board vote Aug. 22 approved a contract for up to $40,000 for Fiscal Year 2016-17. “That’s just to help the plant staff optimize operations, try to reduce operating […]

BUSD approves short-term pact for bus transportation to Rancho Viejo

The Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) has approved an agreement with First Student to provide short-term bus transportation for students living in the Rancho Viejo community. A 5-0 BUSD board vote Aug. 11 approved the agreement in which the school district will pay First Student $338.26 per day for an estimated 39 school days. The […]

NCFPD approves RCS payment agreement

The North County Fire Protection District will be continuing as a participant in the Regional Communications System. A 5-0 NCFPD board vote Aug. 23 approved a payment agreement between the County of San Diego and the fire district for costs of the next-generation RCS infrastructure while authorizing NCFPD fire chief Steve Abbott to execute the […]

FPUD approves return to detailed minutes after one year

The Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) will return to detailed minutes of its board meetings. A 4-1 FPUD board vote June 27 approved the resumption of detailed minutes. The motion also called for keeping the audio recordings of the minutes for a year. Board member Charley Wolk voted against the motion because he wanted the […]

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