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Rainbow MWD offers homeowners new way to detect leaks, save money and conserve water

NORTH COUNTY – Rainbow Municipal Water District and the board of directors announced a new water efficiency incentive program... — Updated 5/17/2019

 By Roger Boddaert    Lifestyles 

Our Garden Gate: Decorating with houseplants

Do you enjoy nature and working outdoors in the garden, taking a hike in forests or maybe tending to your summer vegetable plot?... — Updated 5/17/2019


Find gardens full of surprises

The Fallbrook Garden Club Garden Tour offered a variety of surprises in gardens... — Updated 5/17/2019


Prepare rose bushes for warmer weather

Residents may have noticed the effect of climate change again this year. As I... — Updated 5/14/2019


Plant trees

Angelique Strahan Special to Village News The monthly meeting of Fallbrook... — Updated 5/14/2019


FGC makes sun catchers at Arts in the Park

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Garden Club participated in Rally for Children's Arts in... — Updated 5/14/2019


Recycle a toothbrush for a chance to win a playground for a children's hospital

Trenton, N.J. – TerraCycle Inc. announced a national recycling initiative with Colgate-Palmolive, CVS and the Starlight Children... — Updated 5/7/2019


NFPA and Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition announce week of action to address America's home fire problem

FALLBROOK – Home fires claim the lives of seven people each day. Home fire sprinklers can help eliminate these tragedies, but... — Updated 5/7/2019


Our Garden Gate Wrongs are done to trees when topped

My life has been dedicated to the natural world and the caring of flora and fauna... — Updated 5/7/2019


Unearthly-looking Sapphire Tower blooms at San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas

ENCINITAS – Characterized by unearthly, metallic-looking, deep turquoise blooms... — Updated 5/7/2019

 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Working group to determine possible road treatment innovations

A working group to determine options to extend the life of San Diego County road pavement will continue. A 5-0 San Diego County... — Updated 4/22/2019


They're back! Spring is crane fly season in San Diego County

They're back. San Juan Capistrano may have its swallows, but in San Diego County... — Updated 4/22/2019


A special day for special names

FALLBROOK – It might be expected to plant a tree during California Arbor Week,... — Updated 4/22/2019


Tour Fallbrook gardens May 4

FALLBROOK – The community is invited to spend a day with family and friends at... — Updated 4/22/2019


Kirk builds custom homes and installs solar

Mark Kirk Special to Village News I began building custom homes in Fallbrook in... — Updated 4/12/2019


Couple contributes 5 new trash cans and almost 20 years of service along the Pico Promenade

FALLBROOK – Not everyone in Fallbrook knows about the four blocks of scenic... — Updated 4/12/2019


Caring for roses after a wet winter

What a year it's been so far. In most areas, gardeners had to work in a pruning... — Updated 4/12/2019


'Mission to Modern' tour explores Pauma Valley adobes

Kathryn Adams Special to Village News The eighth annual San Diego Adobe Home... — Updated 4/12/2019


Consider a variety of ornamentals for the garden

There are a myriad of reasons why cacti and succulents have taken the limelight when it comes to home gardens and landscape design... — Updated 4/17/2019


Three deer mice test positive for hantavirus

Three deer mice collected in routine monitoring in Boulevard have tested... — Updated 4/4/2019


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

SAN DIEGO – Wildfires across the United States have taken more than 100 lives and cost more than $25 billion in property losses... — Updated 4/4/2019


Firefighter training continues for volunteers

To view high resolution images, visit — Updated 4/4/2019


Santa Rosa Plateau is a local jewel to behold

Spring is the season to be out and about and enjoy nature and all the spring... — Updated 4/4/2019

 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Genetics conference includes insect farming session

The farming of insects can produce bugs not only for human cuisine but also for livestock feed, pharmaceuticals, vaccines,... — Updated 4/17/2019


Volunteers can help beautify Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Beautification Alliance is active in beautifying... — Updated 4/1/2019


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