Effort underway to make solar electricity more affordable without government subsidies

Effort underway to make solar electricity more affordable without government subsidies

Those who invest in solar energy facilities currently receive tax credits or other government subsidies, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is funding research into improved photovoltaic technology to make solar energy cost-competitive without government subsidies. The SunShot Initiative was launched in 2011 to make solar electricity cost-competitive with conventional energy sources by 2020 […]

Annual Fallbrook Cleanup Day scheduled for Sept. 19

Annual Fallbrook Cleanup Day scheduled for Sept. 19

  FALLBROOK – Keep Fallbrook Clean and Green, a division of the Fallbrook Beautification Alliance, has scheduled their annual community-wide Clean Up Day for Saturday, Sept. 19, in conjunction with the statewide California Coastal Cleanup Day and International Coastal Cleanup held by I Love a Clean San Diego, and the California Coastal Commission. In San […]

Tips on shopping for new appliances

Tips on shopping for new appliances

FALLBROOK – As the weather turns cooler, outdoor improvements become less practical. Homeowners’ thoughts may turn to projects they can tackle inside of the home. Now may be the time to consider the purchase of new appliances that can be the finishing touches to renovated spaces. Fall is prime time to purchase new large appliances. […]

Gala in the Garden to honor Tony and Sue Godfrey

SAN DIEGO – Hundreds of local business leaders, garden supporters and local residents will be attending the San Diego Botanic Garden’s 16th annual Gala in the Garden on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Fallbrook residents Tony and Sue Godfrey are to be presented with the Paul Ecke Jr. Award of Excellence, which […]

Coping with condensation and other home moisture issues

Coping with condensation and other home moisture issues

FALLBROOK – Target indoor moisture at its sources, such as bathrooms and kitchens. Finding the right moisture balance in a home can be challenging. Too little moisture and a home can be plagued by static electricity and interior spaces that can feel dry and uncomfortable. But too much moisture in a home may make it […]

Hard water can be destructive to appliances, more

FALLBROOK – Home ownership opens people’s eyes to many new experiences, even requiring homeowners to familiarize themselves with certain things they never encountered as renters. Homeowners become novice plumbers, electricians, horticulturists, and even chemists as they wade through the projects and repairs involved with owning a home. Outside of high school chemistry class, most people […]

Sycamore tree removed from Sullivan campus

A sycamore tree whose roots were breaking the concrete sidewalk at the Sullivan Middle School campus was removed in late July. The work was part of a $4,993 contract with Erickson-Hall Construction Company for the tree removal and concrete work. A 3-1 Bonsall Unified School District board vote July 14, with Sylvia Tucker opposed on […]

Learn about growing macadamias on Sat., Sept. 26 in Fallbrook

Learn about growing macadamias on Sat., Sept. 26 in Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – Those who wish to learn (or learn more) about growing macadamias should mark their calendar to attend an upcoming event in Fallbrook. The University of California Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the California Macadamia Society and the Gold Crown Macadamia Association, will hold their annual Field Day on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at […]

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