New food safety rules for caterers, breweries, wineries and other businesses

New food safety rules for caterers, breweries, wineries and other businesses

Gig Conaughton County of San Diego Communications Office San Diego County supervisors adopted new rules Nov. 16 to make sure people are safe when they visit the region’s growing number of breweries and wineries and decide to have a burger with their brew or more than just a little cheese with their wine. Supervisors voted […]

Mah jong tournament a success, tech trek program an inspiration

Mah jong tournament a success, tech trek program an inspiration

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook branch of the American Association of University Women once again successfully held its always-popular fundraising mah jong tournament. The event took place Oct. 27 at the Fallbrook VFW Post 1924. Mary Sullivan was the highest scorer and was awarded a $50 gift certificate donated by Major Market. The tournament provides fun […]

NCFPD approves loan agreement with Motorola for new radios

The North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) has approved a loan agreement with Motorola Solutions for the purchase of new radios. A 3-0 NCFPD board vote Oct. 25, with Kathleen Thuner and Ruth Harris absent, approved the agreement in which the fire district will pay $579,815 over a five-year period for 50 mobile radios and […]

Planning Commission endorses comprehensive renewable energy plan report

The county’s Planning Commission addressed a draft report on a comprehensive renewable energy plan for the county during the Planning Commission’s Oct. 14 meeting. The Planning Commission action, which passed on a 4-0 vote with Doug Barnhart, David Pallinger, and Bryan Woods absent, recommended prioritized actions to the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, who […]

New incentive available for sustainable landscape projects

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – The San Diego Sustainable Landscapes Program partnership is offering a new grant-funded financial incentive for qualified participants who upgrade residential turf lawns to landscapes that provide multiple environmental benefits. Incentive recipients are required to comply with a set of rigorous design criteria that includes water-efficient plants and irrigation equipment, rainwater capture […]

NCFPD accepts SAFER award for volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention

The North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) will receive a grant to help recruit and retain volunteer firefighters. A 5-0 NCFPD board vote Sept. 27 accepted a Staffing for Adequate Firefighting and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant which will provide the district with $945,149 over a four-year period and created the administrative captain job description associated […]

Sheriff’s Department shuts down Fallbrook marijuana dispensary

Deputies from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department served a search warrant and subsequently shut down the Golden State CBD Marijuana Dispensary in Fallbrook on Oct. 13 for being in violation of San Diego County dispensary rules. According to Sgt. Patrick Yates of the Sheriff’s Fallbrook substation, the action was carried out by Fallbrook Crime […]

Re: Vote No on Measure DD [Village News letter, 10/13/16]

The process to build Bonsall High School started 10 years ago when parents asked, “Why must the great education that students receive in our district stop at 8th grade?” Signatures were gathered, the petition was found sufficient, public hearings were held recommending approval and it was sent to ballot. The people voted to unify in […]

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