New year, new laws for motorists

New year, new laws for motorists

FALLBROOK – In 2014, the California State Legislature approved a number of new laws of interest to motorists, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Unless otherwise noted, these measures took effect Jan. 1. Driver’s licenses AB 60 was passed in 2013, but takes effect Jan. 1. It requires the DMV to issue driver’s […]

Community Center, MSCP benefit from third-quarter budget adjustments

Projects benefiting the Fallbrook Community Center and the Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) were among the county’s third-quarter budget adjustments. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 May 24 to approve the budget adjustments, including $14,815.36 for energy efficiency improvements to the Fallbrook Community Center and $36,500 for the MSCP fund. An American […]

Field Hockey Festival meets true goals for Fallbrook team

Although Fallbrook High School’s off-season field hockey team lost all six matches the club played in the National Field Hockey Festival, the Nov. 27-30 tournament in Indio served the goals of coach Jeremiah Fuller. “That festival can be described best as more of a learning experience,” Fuller said. “It’s more of a team bonding experience […]

Supervisors accept donation of helicopter flight simulator

Real estate professional and Rancho Santa Fe resident Dario DeLuca offered to donate his personally-owned helicopter flight simulator to the County of San Diego for use by Sheriff’s Department deputies training for the Sheriff’s Aerial Support To Regional Enforcement Agencies (ASTREA) program, and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors responded by accepting DeLuca’s generosity. […]

Supervisors accept donation of helicopter flight simulator

Real estate professional and Rancho Santa Fe resident Dario DeLuca offered to donate his personally-owned helicopter flight simulator to the County of San Diego for use by Sheriff’s Department deputies training for the Sheriff’s Aerial Support To Regional Enforcement Agencies (ASTREA) program, and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors responded by accepting DeLuca’s generosity. […]

Solar installations mean savings on energy costs – San Diego County empowers effort with building code improvements, PACE program

Solar installations mean savings on energy costs – San Diego County empowers effort with building code improvements, PACE program

Property owners are being further supported in converting their homes to solar energy by the County of San Diego. There are changes being proposed to current building codes to make the process easier and the residential PACE program already in place allows a unique financing option. With the program, homeowners are able to pay the […]

Energy Efficiency Projects Top $50 Million Under County Program

RIVERSIDE – A program that enables property owners in western Riverside County to upgrade their homes with energy-efficient products and renovations through low-cost financing just passed the $50 million mark, it was announced today. In January, the Western Riverside Council of Governments implemented the ”Home Energy Renovation Opportunity” — HERO — program, under which homeowners […]

Firefighter safety from PV systems addressed at San Diego conference

The increase in household and business photovoltaic systems also means an increased risk of electrical shock to firefighters who need to extinguish any blazes in structures using that technology. “PV and firefighter safety” was part of the “Reliability of PV System and Components” session on Aug. 15 during the annual meeting of SPIE, the international […]

‘Vallecito Lighting Complex’ fires now 100 percent contained; total of 22,829 acres burned

Cal Fire has announced that all fires in the ‘Vallecito Lightning Complex’ are now 100 percent contained. Statistics were finalized as follows: *Stewart Fire – 10,632 acres (E/of Hwy 78, S/of Grapevine Canyon) *Wilson Fire – 11,669 acres (S/of S22, W/of Borrego Springs) *Vallecito Fire – 519 acres (E/of Hwy 79, N/of Anza Borrego State […]

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