American Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning offers A+ service 24-7

American Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning offers A+ service 24-7

Jessie Quinonez doesn’t need to brag about his company, American Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning. Others do it for him. American Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning, which services North San Diego and Southwest Riverside counties, has received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for nine consecutive years. “We also have great reviews […]

Hire a professional to trim trees near electrical wires

LONDONDERRY, NH – Homeowners can easily become injured – often fatally – while attempting to trim trees near overhead electrical wires. Though it is tempting to try to save money with this “do-it-yourself” approach, the potential for electrocution is not worth the risk. Terrible accidents can happen when a homeowner uses pole-mounted cutting tools and/or metal […]

The Burn Institute wants everyone to be wildfire prepared

SAN DIEGO – Currently, a number of major wildfires are burning throughout the state of California. With extremely high temperatures, gusty dry winds and low humidity, wildfire risk for the San Diego area is heightened. The Burn Institute urges San Diego County residents to stop, think, prepare and practice what their family would do in the […]

FPUD awards contract for solar mixing system at water reclamation plant

The recycled water storage pond at the Fallbrook Public Utility District’s water reclamation plant will soon have a solar mixing system. FPUD’s board voted 5-0 July 25 to approve a $39,978 contract with Medora Corporation of Dickinson, N.D., to provide a solar mixing system. “The staff was experiencing increased algae growth in the equalization pond […]

Eagle scout installs bat boxes at preserve

Eagle scout installs bat boxes at preserve

FALLBROOK – Zach Zinniger of Boy Scout Troop 737 recently completed the 35th Eagle Scout project for the Fallbrook Land Conservancy (FLC). Under the guidance of Mike Peters, executive director and preserve manager for the FLC, Zinneger constructed and installed two bat boxes along the riparian habitat adjacent to Ostrich Farm Creek on Karen Tucker […]

Supervisors approve contract for Keys Creek access ramps

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors also acts as the board of the San Diego County Flood Control District, and on Aug. 3 the supervisors voted 5-0 to authorize a construction contract for access ramps serving the Keys Creek flood control channel. In addition to approving the advertisement for bid of the contract and […]

Garden Club celebrates tomatoes at summer picnic

Garden Club celebrates tomatoes at summer picnic

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Garden Club recently held its annual summer picnic at Live Oak Park. Approximately 30 members attended the pot luck event which also included a tomato contest. Members brought their home-grown tomatoes which ranged from tiny gems to robust heirloom varieties. A delicious tomato  cheddar bacon pie made by Hanh DeMore gained […]

What happens when people call 9-1-1?

What happens when people call 9-1-1?

SAN DIEGO – “9-1-1, What is Your Emergency?” When people need help, these words are their lifeline. The dispatcher, never seen and rarely thanked, is often their last hope. When people call 9-1-1, they are sent to their local law-enforcement dispatcher – police, sheriff or California Highway Patrol (CHP). The appropriate agency is determined by […]

North County Aviculturists meet Sept. 3

VISTA – North County Aviculturists, a club for people who own and breed pet birds or just have a love of exotic birds, will meet Saturday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Vista Masonic Lodge, 761 Eucalyptus. The featured speaker is Johan Otter and the program topic is “Bird   s plus An Incredible Bear […]

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