Consumers get extra protection to ensure adequate fire insurance coverage

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 1302, sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, was signed into law by Governor Brown on Sept. 23. Authored by Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) the new law improves consumer awareness of their options when cancelled or non-renewed by their insurance company. Commissioner Jones and the Department of Insurance have been very active […]

NCFPD approves Chandler Ranch annexation agreement

Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent The North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) board approved an agreement for the annexation of Chandler Ranch. A 5-0 NCFPD board vote September 27 approved a draft annexation agreement and authorized NCFPD fire chief Steve Abbott to execute the appropriate documents on behalf of the fire district. “It was certainly […]

FPUD approves EIR, design amendment for Conjunctive Use Project

The Santa Margarita Conjunctive Use Project returned to the Fallbrook Public Utility District board Sept. 26. A 5-0 vote certified the environmental documentation and a 4-0 vote, with Don McDougal abstaining, approved an amendment to the design contract. “At this point it was the right time to certify the environmental documents,” said FPUD general manager […]

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton hosts Evening Colors Ceremony

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton hosts Evening Colors Ceremony

Cpl. Asia Sorenson Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton   Marine Corps Installations-West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton hosted an Evening Colors Ceremony at the Santa Margarita Ranch House, Sept. 28. The annual ceremony celebrated Camp Pendleton’s 74th anniversary and showed appreciation for the support from the surrounding community. “Camp Pendleton’s unique placement on the Southern California […]

Governor Brown signs earthquake early warning legislation

SACRAMENTO – On Sept. 29, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed legislation – SB 438 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) – to help advance the development of a statewide earthquake early warning system in California. “We’ve seen the devastation earthquakes have caused in California,” said Governor Brown. “This keeps us on track to build […]

Supervisors approve secured agreement for Crossroads development

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a secured agreement for the Crossroads development. The supervisors’ 3-0 vote Sept. 14, (with Greg Cox at a California State Association of Counties Finance Corporation meeting and Ron Roberts attending the American Public Transportation Association annual conference), confirms a $30,300 faithful performance bond to ensure the improvement […]

ISO report provides better insurance rates for property on SDCRFA land

Communities have Insurance Service Office (ISO) ratings which assess fire damage risk and are used as a factor in fire insurance premiums, and the first-ever ISO rating for the San Diego County Regional Fire Authority (SDCRFA) was discussed during the Sept. 13 meeting of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. The official Board of […]

BUSD approves travel path agreement for Golf Green Estates

The County of San Diego’s approval of the Golf Green Estates development includes a condition that the developer provide certain improvements. The proximity between the site and Bonsall Elementary School led to an agreement between Development Solutions Bon, LLC, and the Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD). A 5-0 BUSD board vote Sept. 6 approved a […]

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