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 By Frank Brines    Lifestyles 

Time frames for winter rose case

There is no specific timeline for winter rose care, but there are general time... — Updated 1/11/2018

 By Roger Boddaert    Lifestyles 

Horticultural therapy can benefit all ages

What is the practice of horticultural therapy both now and historically over the... — Updated 1/11/2018


Contamination in recycling containers may lead to crisis

SAN DIEGO – Incidental contamination in recycling containers may threaten recycling efforts and participation by residents and... — Updated 1/7/2018


Burn Institute stresses it's always time to prepare for fires

SAN DIEGO – With the continuation of extreme wildfire conditions and the devastating Lilac fire, the Burn Institute urges all... — Updated 1/7/2018


Make laundry day more eco-friendly

FALLBROOK – Protecting the planet is a goal for many people. Such a goal may... — Updated 1/7/2018


A creative way to replace a front lawn

With the shortage of water in Southern California, residents have developed creat... — Updated 1/8/2018


Effective assessment and management of fire damaged trees

With the recent tragedy of the Lilac fires comes the damaged environment and... — Updated 1/2/2018


Prepare pets for an emergency

Is it possible to evacuate in 15 minutes or less? With everything needed for pets, as well? Just as people prepare their family for... — Updated 1/2/2018


NFPA encourages prompt disposal of Christmas trees

QUINCY, Mass. – Dragging your heels on taking down the Christmas tree? Here’s a fact that may motivate you: nearly 40 percent... — Updated 1/2/2018


Steps to save energy this winter

FALLBROOK – Conserving energy is not just an eco-friendly endeavor but a... — Updated 1/2/2018


World-renowned nursery lost in Bonsall fire

This past week, the Lilac fire in north San Diego County touched many people,... — Updated 1/11/2018


Local artist Dixon Fish creates magical windows

FALLBROOK – Dixon Fish has created six magical windows for the Fallbrook Art Ce... — Updated 1/1/2018


Living holiday tillandsia tree

‘Tis the season to adorn our homes and gardens with berries, bows and greens.... — Updated 12/15/2017


'Project Holiday' educates public about potential holiday fire hazard

SAN DIEGO – While most people connect the holidays with Christmas trees, festiv... — Updated 12/15/2017


Pet safety tips to keep the bah, humbug out of holidays

'Tis the season to put up holiday decorations. And while you're busy making your... — Updated 12/15/2017


How to cut back on holiday waste

The holiday season is a joyful time of year. But the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day also tend to be very wasteful.... — Updated 12/14/2017

 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Building codes, clearance agreement limited fire damage

In 2013 Ralph Steinhoff retired after 29 and one-half years with the North County Fire Protection District and 10 and one-half... — Updated 12/14/2017


Cleaning ash from property and pools

SAN DIEGO – Strong Santa Ana winds may spread ash from the Lilac Fire over a wide area. The County Department of Environmental... — Updated 12/14/2017


What is the tiny house movement?

FALLBROOK – The tiny house movement has transformed the way many people look... — Updated 12/10/2017


Enjoy an eco-friendly holiday season

FALLBROOK – The color green is synonymous with the holiday season, as Christmas trees, mistletoe and holiday wreaths feature... — Updated 12/10/2017


Backflow preventer replaced at Bonsall ES

Bonsall Elementary School had no classes the week of Thanksgiving, which allowed for the replacement of a backflow preventer at... — Updated 12/10/2017 Full story


Roger’s fall tree pick is the firewheel tree, stenocarpus sinuatus

The firewheel tree, or stenocarpus sinuatus, is a medium-sized flowering evergree... — Updated 11/30/2017 Full story


How to take care of a fresh Christmas tree

FALLBROOK – Christmas trees are often the centerpiece of holiday decor and one... — Updated 11/30/2017


Holiday meal planning reduces food waste and clogged pipes

SAN DIEGO – Holiday meals are some of the most anticipated of the year, so why do many throw away almost half of them? While... — Updated 11/30/2017


Mellano & Company, Kendall Farms get grants from air pollution district

Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent Mellano & Company in Morro Hills and... — Updated 11/30/2017 Full story


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