FPUD ratifies four-party MOU to optimize outfall pipelines

Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) has agreed to a four-agency Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to optimize water resources and infrastructure between FPUD, Camp Pendleton, the City of Oceanside, and the Rancho California Water District (RCWD) in Riverside County. A 5-0 FPUD board vote Aug. 24 ratified the agreement which focuses on the city of Oceanside’s […]

Supervisors delay decision on new policy to reduce liability claims

RIVERSIDE – To give absent members an opportunity to address the issue, the Board of Supervisors today postponed voting on new guidelines intended to reduce Riverside County’s exposure to litigation and, therefore, save it some money. Supervisor Kevin Jeffries placed an item on the board’s policy agenda titled ”Administrative Protocol for Reducing Claims and Lawsuits […]

Galaxy of Glass show on display at Fallbrook Art Center through October 19 – Art featured is captivating, colorful, and expressive

Galaxy of Glass show on display at Fallbrook Art Center through October 19 – Art featured is captivating, colorful, and expressive

“Our training teaches someone to make each piece different from the one before, a richer experience, a stronger form – not to be tied to a tradition, but to look at the tradition and understand it, to move somewhere else, if you want to.” –Harvey Littleton (1922-2013), founder of the American Studio Glass Movement* Merrill […]

RWQCB renews FPUD’s treatment plant permit

The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) renewed the Fallbrook Public Utility District’s waste discharge permit for FPUD’s wastewater treatment plant. The RWQCB’s Aug. 8 actions also approved a tentative order establishing a time schedule for FPUD to comply with the total residual chlorine effluent limitations included in the waste discharge permit order. […]

Welcome to the Village News’ new interactive Faith section

Beginning with this issue, each week the Village News will feature a different Bible passage (or other thought-provoking message relating to Faith) so that readers can share their insight and/or opinion with each other. This new, interactive section allows those of various denominations and faiths to participate equally and respectfully, sharing their individual thoughts, commentary, […]

Journalism teacher claims school newspaper unjustly censored

David Evans, journalism teacher and adviser of Fallbrook High School’s student newspaper, the Tomahawk, claims his students were censored by the school’s principal, Rod King, on two occasions during the 2007-2008 school year. Evans also claims he has been removed from his position as adviser for the newspaper, and that the journalism class has been […]

People encouraged to express their grief

Thank you for the announcements in the Village News about the Annual Remembrance Occasion, which was held December 10 at Phyllis Sweeney’s Encouragement Factor. People came and received encouragement to express their grief and to receive needed support as their heartfelt experiences involving loved ones were shared. It is so important to acknowledge people’s grief not only during this Christmas season […]

Petty seated as Rainbow’s new CWA rep

Rua Petty was seated as the new Rainbow Municipal Water District representative to the San Diego County Water Authority board during the CWA’s September 28 board meeting. Petty replaces Larry Sundram, who resigned from both the Rainbow board and the CWA board. “Larry was a positive influence on this board and certainly an active and intelligent […]

When hospitals post doctor ratings, who benefits?

When hospitals post doctor ratings, who benefits?

Cheryl Clark Senior healthcare reporter at inewsource When Scripps Health started using patients’ reviews to give online ratings to hundreds of its doctors last August, the San Diego health system became the second in California to do so and one of a dozen nationwide. Scripps Health is so far the only San Diego County health […]

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