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 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles 

Barsby Street culvert to be replaced

The next county of San Diego contract to repair and replace culverts in unincorpo... — Updated 7/17/2018


Free patrol keeps eyes on homes of vacationers

SAN DIEGO – Going out of town this summer? Residents can make plans now to... — Updated 7/17/2018

 By Frank Brines    Lifestyles 

Use these tips for caring for roses during hot weather

As unpredictable as the weather has been lately, one thing gardeners can plan... — Updated 7/17/2018


Assessor Dronenburg releases 2018 assessment roll

SAN DIEGO – Assessor Ernest Dronenburg Jr. has certified the 2018 property assessment roll listing the value of all taxable... — Updated 7/9/2018


Volunteers needed for roadside clean up

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Land Conservancy's Save Our Forests is seeking new... — Updated 7/1/2018


Ten tips to keep pool season safe and clean

The summer solstice, the first official day of summer, has arrived – which... — Updated 6/30/2018


Water features benefit garden landscapes

FALLBROOK – Many homeowners aspire to make their homes appear as beautiful and... — Updated 6/26/2018

 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

RWQCB approves recycling permit for Camp Pendleton plant

The Regional Water Quality Control Board approved a master recycling permit for... — Updated 6/16/2018


'Welcome Home' military tribute is result of community effort

FALLBROOK – The history of the "Welcome Home" military tribute represents a... — Updated 6/11/2018


NFPA warns of electrical hazards in pools, hot tubs

QUINCY, Mass. – Summer is here and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding people about the potential... — Updated 6/8/2018


Invasive 'Aussie Mozzie' found in San Diego County

San Diego County residents now have one more reason to find and dump out... — Updated 6/15/2018


Create an effective fire safety plan

SAN DIEGO – While fire can provide warmth and safety, it also can cause... — Updated 6/2/2018


Water roses deeply as temperatures rise

Gardeners must become water-wise and learn as many ways as possible to use water efficiently. Some districts have restriction on... — Updated 6/1/2018


Matilija poppy is queen of California flowers

Matilija poppy has been called the "Queen of California flowers" in the words of... — Updated 5/24/2018


Learn to read a nursery plant tag

FALLBROOK - Shopping for new plants for a home can be an exciting undertaking.... — Updated 5/23/2018


NFPA and HFSC address North America's home fire problem

QUINCY, Mass. – In the U.S., home fires claim the lives of seven people each... — Updated 5/23/2018


Cal Fire suspends burn permits in San Diego County

EL CAJON – After a dry winter, warming temperatures are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire... — Updated 5/22/2018


Redbud trees are harbinger of spring

Spring is happening and so are the flowering redbuds (cercis canadensis). When... — Updated 5/12/2018


Getting to know succulents

FALLBROOK – Succulents can be just what indoor or outdoor gardens need. Even... — Updated 5/12/2018


Climate change challenges rose gardeners

If you feel like your garden just doesn't seem to be responding as it has in... — Updated 5/12/2018


Safety stressed during National Electrical Safety Month

QUINCY, Mass. – Flipping a light switch, plugging in a coffee maker, charging a laptop or iPhone, these actions are second nature... — Updated 5/12/2018


Banish mosquitoes from the yard

FALLBROOK – Time spent in the backyard on spring and summer afternoons and evenings contributes heavily to the popularity of... — Updated 5/7/2018


How to conserve water when temperatures rise

FALLBROOK – Spring and summer are synonymous with increased hours of sunlight,... — Updated 5/1/2018


Horn and Jacob push for solutions to the region's housing crisis

SAN DIEGO – Housing affordability and the housing crisis are acute issues for San Diego County. They require changes on many... — Updated 4/27/2018


Avoid invasive plant species to protect the ecosystem

FALLBROOK – Intuition may suggest all plants that provide habitats for... — Updated 4/27/2018


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