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Spring flowers bloom in Fallbrook

 — Updated 4/2/2020

 

How water – and its quality – impacts the immune system

FALLBROOK – Humans are made up mostly of water. According to the U.S.... — Updated 4/2/2020

 

NFPA issues guidance to government officials on fire protection and life safety systems regardless of occupancy status

QUINCY, Mass. – As government officials on all levels across the globe issue travel directives and ask nonessential employees to... — Updated 4/2/2020

 

Destress in your own backyard

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – While adults are home teleworking, and children are at home participating in online educational instruction,... — Updated 4/2/2020

 

California: Don't let the beep steal your sleep

AURORA, Ill. – From Sacramento to San Diego, Californians have been protected for years, thanks to carbon monoxide protection... — Updated 4/2/2020

 

California Pool and Spa Association issues precautions for pool and spa owners during COVID-19 outbreak

SACRAMENTO – While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recently... — Updated 3/27/2020 Full story

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Supervisors establish urban agriculture incentive zone program

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors established an urban agriculture incentive zone program for the unincorporated county.... — Updated 3/27/2020

 

SDG&E postpones all noncritical planned outages as part of its COVID-19 response

SAN DIEGO – With the COVID-19 pandemic causing significant impact on the economy and people’s livelihoods, San Diego Gas and... — Updated 3/27/2020 Full story

 

NFPA and State Farm encourage communities to participate in safety activities during Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

QUINCY, Mass. – In the last two years, wildfires have claimed more than 100 lives and cost more than $25 billion in property lo... — Updated 3/27/2020

 

How to help locally with coronavirus preparations

Paul Krupin Special to the Valley News Coronavirus concerns are on everyone’s mind. One of the most important questions that loom... — Updated 3/27/2020 Full story

 

Tiny plant on campus turns out to be a big find

SAN MARCOS – Clumped beside a footpath on the outskirts of the Edwin and... — Updated 3/21/2020

 

Take a lesson in building a backyard retaining wall

FALLBROOK – Flat, even landscapes are often coveted in backyards; however,... — Updated 3/21/2020

 

Spring lawn equipment: Keep safety in mind with these 8 tips

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – Spring is on its way and homeowners are eager to get... — Updated 3/21/2020

 

SDG&E kicks off Environmental Champions grant program

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Gas and Electric kicked off its 10th annual “Environmental Champions” grant program Tuesday, March 10,... — Updated 3/21/2020

 

Females still make up less than 10% of the U.S. fire service

QUINCY, Mass. – Recent media coverage has highlighted women assuming leadership positions in the fire service as well as filling... — Updated 3/13/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

FPUD approves design contract for indirect potable reuse project

The Fallbrook Public Utility District is pursuing an indirect potable reuse pilot project which would recharge recycled water in... — Updated 3/13/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

FPUD approves design contract for indirect potable reuse project

The Fallbrook Public Utility District is pursuing an indirect potable reuse pilot project which would recharge recycled water in... — Updated 3/13/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

GSE Construction Company awarded FPUD headworks cover contract

GSE Construction Company Inc. was awarded the Fallbrook Public Utility District contract to replace the headworks cover at... — Updated 3/13/2020

 

Moles, voles and gophers: How burrowing wildlife can damage your lawn and garden

FALLBROOK – Soft, spongy lawns may be indicative of various problems underfoot... — Updated 3/13/2020

 

Mason bees are nature's spring pollinators

Of the over 4,000 bee species native to North America, the mason bees are the eas... — Updated 3/4/2020 Full story

 

3 wild mice test positive for hantavirus

Three wild mice collected in routine monitoring in Carlsbad have tested positive... — Updated 3/4/2020

 

Rose Care FUNdamentals for March

Frank Brines, Special to Valley News Location, Location, Location. Depending on y... — Updated 3/4/2020 Full story

 

Why is my house so dusty and what can I do?

FALLBROOK – Spring is a season of rebirth and renewal. As trees and flowers... — Updated 3/4/2020

 

Dozens housed under expanded program targeting homelessness

Fifty-six additional unsheltered people in the unincorporated areas of the region... — Updated 3/4/2020

 

Create a more functional laundry room

Family Features Special to Village News A laundry room may be one of the spaces t... — Updated 2/28/2020

 

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