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 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles 

Supervisors add setbacks to rooster ordinance

The county of San Diego’s rooster ordinance is being updated. The changes add a setback of at least 50 feet from a property... — Updated 8/10/2018

 
 By Frank Brines    Lifestyles 

Let roses continue their summer dormancy

Summer is certainly upon us – and based on past experience, it’s only going to get hotter before it gets cooler. I didn’t nee... — Updated 8/10/2018

 
 By Gig Conaughton    Lifestyles 

Beware of summer bugs that bite or sting

Living in San Diego County means enjoying the outdoors, whether it's hitting the... — Updated 8/10/2018

 

Several county parks to close for August

County Parks and Recreation will close several parks for the month of August, a precaution taken each year due to the season’s... — Updated 8/6/2018

 
 By Mark Muir    Lifestyles

Historic water deal provides less expensive, more reliable supplies

A historic achievement for the San Diego region passed almost unnoticed when the San Diego County Water Authority’s board of... — Updated 8/6/2018

 

Saving bees one hive at a time: The basics of backyard

Scientists and environmentalists have been warning the public for years that... — Updated 8/6/2018

 

Fallbrook Garden Club installs officers

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Garden Club's 2018-19 officers were installed at the... — Updated 7/30/2018

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Ledesma raises supreme grand champion lamb

For the second year in a row Oscar Ledesma of Fallbrook 4-H raised the lamb... — Updated 7/30/2018

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Vector Control assessment increased

The county's vector control benefit assessment will be increased. The annual... — Updated 7/30/2018

 

How to prevent household poisonings

FALLBROOK – People never want to think of their homes as dangerous places, but... — Updated 7/20/2018

 

Hiring a professional landscaper can be beneficial

When thinking about landscaping, it may feel a bit overwhelming for homeowners... — Updated 7/20/2018

 

Jacarandas add shades of purple to Fallbrook's landscape

With little rain this year, wild flowers in Fallbrook have been rare sightings.... — Updated 7/20/2018

 
 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

 

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

 

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