Vaccinations: no proof, no school

Vaccinations: no proof, no school

By José A. Álvarez County of San Diego Communications Office SAN DIEGO – The number of unvaccinated kindergartners in California has dropped two years in a row, and health officials hope to see it keep falling this upcoming school year as a result of a new state law that went into effect in July. Senate Bill […]

Supervisors accept Lilac Hills Ranch impact study for Nov. 8 election

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors placed the proposed Lilac Hills Ranch development on the Nov. 8 ballot while also accepting an impact study which noted various impacts of the project. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote Aug. 2, with Bill Horn recusing himself due to a Fair Political Practices Commission statement that he owns property […]

Local groups given Neighborhood Reinvestment Program funds

Each county supervisor has an annual $2 million Neighborhood Reinvestment Program budget, and the final $664,081 of Supervisor Bill Horn’s 2015-16 budget was appropriated June 28. The county supervisors recommend the allocation of their Neighborhood Reinvestment Program funds, although those allocations must be approved by a majority of the board. The supervisors voted 5-0 to […]

New program to help people off streets

José A. Álvarez County of San Diego Communications Office On June 21, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors accepted the Project One for All implementation plan that will provide people who are homeless and have serious mental illness access to a coordinated range of services, including housing and health care. Launched by Chairman Ron […]

Good news for Fire Tax Fee protesters

Is the Fire Tax fee really legal or is it an illegal tax under Proposition 13? That is still the question that thousands of California rural property owners and the Howard Jarvis Association are still asking. The group has challenged the constitutionality of this tax in court on behalf of Californians, who are encouraged to […]

Hiring a landscaper may be a good investment

Hiring a landscaper may be a good investment

TEMECULA – The majority of homeowners want their properties to appear as appealing as possible. While many homeowners want to be proud of their properties and come home to a welcoming home each night, the benefits to maintaining landscaping go beyond the notion that well-manicured lawns make for more comforting retreats. Because numerous variables, including […]

Supervisors support new fire mitigation fee rates

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors provided support for an increase in the fire mitigation fee rates paid by developers to fund the cost of fire department facilities serving the new development. The supervisors approved the first reading and introduction of the ordinance on a 5-0 vote May 10 while scheduling a June 21 hearing for […]

Pala cuts ribbon to open new 10-acre RV resort

PALA – Pala Band of Mission Indians Tribal vice chairman Howard Maxcy and executives of Pala Casino held a ribbon-cutting and opened its new $6.1 million, 10-acre RV Resort to its first guests on May 23. “This new state-of-the-art facility continues our commitment to our guests to provide the best gaming and entertainment experience, and the […]

Camp Pendleton Fire Department conducts hazard reduction burn

Camp Pendleton Fire Department conducts hazard reduction burn

Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez Special to the Village News The Camp Pendleton Fire Department and local fire authorities conducted a hazard reduction burn at Camp Pendleton on May 21. The hazard reduction burn was conducted to improve firefighter and public safety, protect property, and minimize smoke impacts in the 52 Area, San Clemente and the I-5 […]

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