Canceling credit cards: Does it help or hurt credit?

Canceling credit cards: Does it help or hurt credit?

FALLBROOK – Credit cards offer many advantages, including providing a measure of insurance when making purchases and enabling an individual to develop a healthy credit score through prompt payment of balances. According to a 2016 Gallup report, about three out of four adults in the United States have at least one credit card; many people […]

Chamber presents ‘Christmas of Giving Open House’

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce invites the community to its annual “Christmas of Giving Open House,” 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 at its offices to show support for four local charities – Fallbrook/Bonsall Rally for Children, Fallbrook Food Pantry, Fallbrook Pregnancy Resource Center and Fallbrook Boys & Girls Club. Each […]

San Diego County Grand Jury seeking new applicants

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Superior Court is now in search of dedicated residents with sound judgment from throughout the county to serve on the 2018-2019 San Diego County Grand Jury. The county grand jury investigates citizen complaints and performs its traditional function as a “watchdog” over government agencies. It does not conduct criminal […]

Holiday shopping season means it’s time to check those receipts

Holiday shopping season means it’s time to check those receipts

Gig Conaughton County of San Diego Communications Office Let the shopping – and receipt-checking – begin. The holiday season means the busiest shopping time of the year is back. The county wants to remind shoppers to double-check all receipts to protect themselves from being overcharged by faulty cash register price scanners. It can definitely happen. […]

Anderson praised as a ‘champion of manufacturing’

SACRAMENTO – State Sen. Joel Anderson, R-El Cajon, is one of the 44 “Champions of Manufacturing,” according to California Manufacturers & Technology Association’s recent manufacturing voting record report on all 120 state legislators. The association’s mission is to work “with state government to develop balanced laws, effective regulations and sound public policies to stimulate economic […]

District attorney receives grant to continue prosecuting deadly DUI cases

SAN DIEGO – San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan recently announced that the District Attorney’s Office received a grant for the fourth year in a row from the Office of Traffic Safety to prosecute DUI cases involving fatalities and some serious injury cases. The grant is for $248,788. As part of the grant and […]

Probation Department gets grant to monitor high-risk DUI offenders

Probation Department gets grant to monitor high-risk DUI offenders

By Yvette Urrea Moe County of San Diego Communications Office The San Diego County Probation Department will use a half-million dollar grant to keep high-risk DUI offenders from getting behind the wheel again. Nationally, nearly one-third of all drivers arrested or convicted of drunk driving are repeat offenders and 50 to 75 percent of convicted […]

Pala donates more than 7,549 pounds of food to two charities

Pala donates more than 7,549 pounds of food to two charities

PALA – The team members of Pala Casino Spa & Resort donated 7,549.1 pounds of food to Brother Benno’s, the nonprofit volunteer organization that serves the poor and homeless in northern San Diego County and to the Senior Citizens Service Center in Murrieta. Pala conducted a holiday food drive that concluded Nov. 10, and representatives […]

County warns of potential EBT card scam

By Tom Christensen County of San Diego Communications Office The County’s Health and Human Services Agency is warning anyone who uses an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card to access benefits to be aware of a text messaging scam. While there have been no reported victims in San Diego County, there have been cases in other parts […]

Bonsall West receives Barona Casino grant

Bonsall West receives Barona Casino grant

BONSALL – Bonsall West Elementary School, in the Bonsall Unified School District, is pleased to announce their receipt of a  $5,000 Barona Casino grant. The Barona Band of Mission Indians is proud to make a difference throughout the state of California through the funding of educational materials. The funding will enable the school to purchase […]

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