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 By Roger Boddaert    Lifestyles 
Orchid

Flowers have different meanings

Flowers of all kinds, shapes, and colors emerge from the earth in their prescribe... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
San Diego County Water Authority

San Diego County Water Authority and its partners help Fallbrook, Rainbow flourish

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – From the very start of the Fallbrook story, nothing has... — Updated 11/18/2020

 

10 tips to reduce food waste, save money and protect the environment this holiday season

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Food is the highlight of many holiday traditions and memories. Everyone can think of a holiday dish that... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
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Construction involves planned shutdowns through February

FALLBROOK – In just over a year, more than half of the water that pours from Fa... — Updated 11/9/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Rainbow to conduct pilot project test for cured-in-place lining

The Rainbow Municipal Water District will be conducting a test of cured-in-place lining for water transmission pipe. A 4-0 Rainbow... — Updated 11/9/2020

 

Nearly half of Californians have completed a home improvement project since the COVID-19 pandemic began

LOS ANGELES – A new national PaintCare/Ipsos poll released recently showed that Americans worked on 50% more home improvement... — Updated 11/9/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

County renews IRWM agreement

The Integrated Regional Water Management agreement between San Diego County, the city of San Diego and the San Diego County Water... — Updated 11/9/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Two pressure reducing stations to be included in Fairview infrastructure

The Rainbow Municipal Water District infrastructure to be funded by the planned Fairview development project will include two... — Updated 11/4/2020

 
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RatLite helps vehicle owners eliminate rodents as weather cools down

SAN DIEGO – It's no secret. When the temperatures cool down at night in North... — Updated 11/4/2020

 
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Preventing fungal disease on rose bushes

Experiencing a summer of high temperatures, fires, smoke, ash and Santa Ana... — Updated 11/4/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

FPUD rejects bids for granulated activated carbon system

The Fallbrook Public Utility District will be repeating the bid process for granular activated carbon treatment system equipment. A... — Updated 11/4/2020

 
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Input needed for Food Vision 2030

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Food System Alliance invites all San Diego County... — Updated 10/28/2020

 
 By Wayne Yonce    Lifestyles
rattlesnake

Remembering the wildlife on Red Mountain

"You've got to come see what's happening!'' was the urgent phone message from our... — Updated 10/28/2020

 

NFPA urges caution when decorating for Halloween

Quincy, Mass. – As families find creative ways to celebrate Halloween in response to COVID-19, the National Fire Protection... — Updated 10/28/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

MWD approves incentive program for multifamily housing toilet replacements

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California adopted a program to provide incentives for replacing toilets at... — Updated 10/22/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

CWA provides PSAWR eligibility guidelines

The San Diego County Water Authority approved a permanent Special Agricultural Water Rate program late last year but did not includ... — Updated 10/21/2020

 
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Volunteers cleanup the southern part of Fallbrook

During a road cleanup at the end of September, a Fallbrook/Bonsall group filled... — Updated 10/21/2020

 
Chris and Kim Murphy

Bitter goes from benches to Bolero

The more things change in art, the more they don't remain the same, especially... — Updated 10/21/2020

 
painting of wind mills

Air Pollution Control District's kid's calendar contest is back

The "calend-air" contest is back! San Diego County's Air Pollution Control... — Updated 10/21/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Rainbow to speed up water meter replacements

The Rainbow Municipal Water District approved a series of measures intended to expedite the replacement of water meters. Rainbow's... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

New agricultural water rate program benefits San Diego County growers

FALLBROOK – The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors has approved a new and Permanent Special Agricultural Water... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

Winter's coming, time to get discounted rain barrels

It's still hot outside, but fall has officially arrived and that means the... — Updated 10/14/2020

 
rose bush

Coordinate pruning and fertilizing with the weather

The latest weather report verifies what gardeners suspected: August 2020 was the... — Updated 10/14/2020

 
Green lawn

Learn the art of firescaping Part II

In my last writings on the art of firescaping, I gave a broad overview of some... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Hawktober Virtual Series showcases birds of prey at county parks

SAN DIEGO – County park rangers will share fun, fascinating details about hawks, owls, kestrels, and falcons through educational... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

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