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Honors From the San Diego Press Club

Rez Radio 91.3's "Pala Today news at noon" has been honored by the San Diego Press Club with The Award of Excellence for Best Radio Newscast in San Diego County two years in a row (2012 and 2013).  Additionally, in 2013, Rez Radio's "Galaxy Moonbeam Night Site" nostalgia talk show, heard Wednesdays at 12:30p, repeating Sundays at 1:30 won 1st and 3rd place for Best Radio Interview Show.

 

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We have an excellent FM signal on the Pala Reservation.  Everywhere else, not so much.  But you can still hear us anywhere in the world you have an Internet connection, including on your phone as you drive.  If you're on your desktop or laptop, paste this web address into your browser (Explorer, Chrome, Foxfire, etc.) and save it as a favorite  http://208.70.75.109:8080/stream.m3u .  On your smart phone, download the free TuneIn.com app for Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Palm or Windows phone.  Search "Rez Radio" and save us as a "favorite".   Most newer car radios have a mini-phone jack that will allow you to plug into the output of your cell phone's headphone jack.  All you need is a cable with stereo mini-phone plugs at both ends.  Choose the Rez Radio preset on TuneIn.com and you're rockin' down the highway.  Enjoy!

Pala Life Past and Present...

... shows are now available as podcasts.  Hear past interviews with elders and other tribal members, learn Cupeno words and phrases and hear local birdsongs. Click here.

 

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"Brunch With Bob and Friends" is now on Rez Radio

The long-running popular reggae show produced by Tommy Hough, "Brunch With Bob and Friends'" new home is Rez Radio 91.3 every Sunday at the same hours loyal fans have come to expect, 9a to noon.  Miyaxwe Nepew'em to Tommy and BWB fans!

IMPORTANT info from the county office of emergency services

Reverse 9-1-1 calling notified residents of the Rancho Heights and upper Magee Road areas about evacuation from the recent Queen Mountain Fire.  If you rely primarily on or prefer cell phone and email for emergency communications, you should register with “Ready San Diego” for notifications from officials about emergency situations.  Only land lines are automatically included in reverse 9-1-1 notifications.  You need to register your cell phone and email with the county if that’s how you want to be contacted.  Here’s the link from the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services … http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/oes/ready/signup.html

Current Rez Radio Programming Lineup

If you have a G-mail account, go to Google Calendars, search and subscribe to "Rez Radio 91.3 Program Schedule".  Email 91.3@palatribe.com if you'd like assistance with subscribing to our Google Calendar.  A list of current programming is also included in our daily e-newsletter (column to the right).

Be a Pala Rez Radio™ volunteer / hero!

Volunteer airshifts and other positions at the station are available.  Right now, Pala Rez Radio very much needs clerical and audio production help ... call for details. Claim your own hour or two per week playing your favorite music or just host our usual Pala Rez Radio™ 91.3 FM music mix.  Talk about hobbies, current affairs, or whatever you like.  Amaze your friends and neighbors!  We welcome whatever you have to offer that will enrich life here in Pala.  Your show might even lead to a new career.  For those who believe in our mission here on the Rez' but don't want to be on the air, we have need for production assistants, an Internet and I/T specialist and funding development specialist.  Contact John at 760 742 4200 or jfox@palatribe.com

 

RESOURCES

Map to determine who’s responsible for your local fire protection http://www.fire.ca.gov/fire_prevention/fhsz_maps/fhsz_maps_sandiego.php

Wildfire season in Pala never ends.  Look over this checklist prepared by CalFire to see if you’re ready http://www.readyforwildfire.org/

In an emergency, one of Pala Rez RadioTM's resources for obtaining information is local amateur radio operators.  Even if you don’t have a Ham license you can monitor their frequencies:  Fallbrook repeater 146.175, Palomar repeater 146.730, RACES repeater 147.195, on any radio that receives the 2 meter band.  There are “smart phone” apps that do this too.

The California Department of Forestry's frequency is 151.190 and the CHP is 39.800.

NOAA weather band radio … 162.525 Mhz is the strongest of seven signals for Pala or www.noaa.gov

National Poison Control Center – 800 222 1222

California Department of Public Health Information Line: (916) 341-3947; Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/RadiationFAQS2011.aspx

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): http://www.nrc.gov/

California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA): http://www.oes.ca.gov/

County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services: www.ReadySanDiego.org/

Bill Horn, San Diego County 5th District Supervisor, bill.horn@sdcounty.ca.gov - 619 531 5555

State Sen. Joel Anderson's Temecula Office - 951 676 1020 - email

State Assemblyman Kevin Jeffries' Murrieta Office - 951 894 1232 - email

Pala Skate Park Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pala-Skate-Park/131893240216737

Pala Raceway – motorcycle and ATV track http://www.palaraceway.com/

Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill.  www.savegregorycanyon.org

Road closures during severe weather events from the County Public Works Department http://www.sdcdpw.org/emergency only available during severe weather

Check the status of local road and transit projects:  http://www.keepsandiegomoving.com/home.aspx

CA Route 76 S. Mission Rd to I-15 Draft Environmental Impact Report:  http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist11/Env_docs/SR-76easteir.pdf

FEMA natural disaster and emergency prep tips at http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/oes/ready/

Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook http://hpwren.ucsd.edu/cameras/

Live webcam on top of Palomar Mountain http://palomarmountainwebcam.com/ and a guide to what you’re seeing on this webcam at http://tchester.org/temp/palomar/palomar%20webcam_label.jpg

U.S Geological Survey, recent earthquake activity map http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsus/Maps/special/California_Nevada.php

Fallbrook High School http://www.fallbrookhs.org/index.jsp

Valley Center High School http://vchs.vcpusd.net/

Great Oaks High School in Temecula http://gohs.tvusd.k12.ca.us/

Save time searching online with quick, organized listings of all major websites www.AllMyFaves.com

Consumer Advocate Clark Howard’s website – tons of useful links at http://clarkhoward.com/

Business and auto-related news links at Ed Wallace’s website, http://www.insideautomotive.com/

PALA TODAY – Wednesday 7/30/14

The following items are part of “Pala Today” as heard this day at noon on PALA REZ RADIO™ 91.3 FM in Pala and worldwide online … click here to listen live

 

LOCAL AND REGIONAL HEADLINES

As Rez Radio’s Twitter followers were informed earlier this morning - An accident at Pala Temecula and Rancho Heights Roads just after 11 caused a closure of Pala Temecula in both directions as of about 11:30.  Units from Pala Fire were among those responding.

Multiple fires yesterday afternoon along Wildcat Canyon Road in Lakeside were held to a total of about 25 acres thanks to a shutdown of the road and full scale attack by Cal Fire, Barona Fire and the U.S. Forest Service.  Some nearby homes were threatened for a time, but none were damaged. http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/brush-fires-halted-25-acres-lakeside

Arraignment was this morning for the juvenile arsonist accused of starting the Coco’s Fire in San Marcos that burned 2k acres and destroyed at least 3 dozen homes.  The female suspect has been ordered to undergo a mental competency exam before coming back to court on August 20th.  She is not linked to any of the other dozen or more fires that blackened over 10k acres in San Diego County on May 14th and 15th.  The Bernardo fire was determined to have started by sparks from a backhoe.  The cause of the deadly Poinsettia Fire has yet to be determined. http://www.kpbs.org/news/2014/jul/30/cocos-fire-juvenile-arson-suspect-be-arraigned-wed/?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=kpbsnews-twitter

The 17-year old found fatally injured on Fallbrook Street early Tuesday morning has been identified as Alfonso Martinez of Fallbrook.  He did die from being hit by a vehicle.  But it’s still unknown whether it was the one that stopped after being unable to avoid the boy already lying in the road or another possible previous vehicle that did not stop or report an accident. http://www.thevillagenews.com/story/79722/

One of the people killed in a fiery crash on I-15 in Corona ten days ago was identified yesterday as 24-year old Krista Gomez of Valley Center.  She was a passenger in the vehicle hit by 34-year old Julio Alejandro Reyes of Riverside.  His vehicle had been going as fast as 100 miles an hour at the time of the accident.  Reyes was arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving.  As of yesterday, he had not been charged.  The body of the other person in the car with Gomez still hasn’t been identified. http://blog.pe.com/breaking-news/2014/07/29/corona-one-of-dead-motorists-in-fiery-crash-identified/

Camp Pendleton is getting a new base commander.  Ceremonies will be held at 10a this Friday at the 11 Area Parade Field as Brig. Gen. John Bullard turns over command of Marine Corps Installations West and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton to Brig. Gen. Edward Banta.  Gen. Bullard has been in charge of Camp Pendleton since August of last year.  General Banta previously served as the commander of the 2nd Marine Logistics Group.  http://www.thevillagenews.com/story/79724/

State legislation which went into effect last week prohibits homeowners associations from fining residents who let their lawns die during the drought.  AB 2100 was one of five bills dealing with HOA’s and the drought circulating in Sacramento over the last few weeks.  It’s the one Governor Brown ended up signing.  Some have criticized it for not reaching beyond the 5m or so households statewide that are covered by an HOA.  Still others say it’s overreach by the state for a problem that should be dealt with more locally or through mandated increases in irrigation efficiency. http://www.pe.com/articles/water-698108-hoa-state.html

Effective this Friday, the city of San Marcos is closing its splash pad water features at five city parks in response to the level 2 drought alert declared by the state and the San Diego County Water Authority. The city estimates shutting off the water pads will save between 8 and 12k gallons of water daily.

There was a mild earthquake, measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale about 2 ½ miles south of Idyllwild last night just before 2a.  www.usgs.gov

 

SPORTS

In Major League Baseball – The Padres’ Jed Gyorko singled in the go-ahead run as the Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 last night at Petco Park.  Gyorko only just returned to the lineup after 44 days on the disabled list.  The Dodgers beat the Braves 8-4 with Matt Kemp hitting two home runs for LA.  The Giants lost their 6th in a row, putting LA 3 games ahead of San Francisco in first place in the NL West.  The Angels lost to the Orioles in Baltimore 7-6 in 12 innings.  All the same teams play each other again today.

Facebook and Twitter lit up yesterday with the news that Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return for his 66th season in the Dodgers’ broadcast booth in 2015.  86-year old Scully began his career with the Dodgers in Brooklyn in 1950 and became the team’s primary play-by-play man in 1953 when Red Barber went to work for cross-river rivals the Yankees.  He made the move with the team to LA in 1958 and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1982. http://espn.go.com/los-angeles/mlb/story/_/id/11283819/vin-scully-los-angeles-dodgers-return-2015-66th-season

In the minors – The Storm got shut out 4-0 by the Quakes last night in Lake Elsinore.  The rubber game of the match is tonight.  The Storm finish the month of July on the road at Lancaster Thursday.

11 minor league players have been suspended following two bench-clearing brawls Saturday night in a Triple-A game between the Dodgers’ Albuquerque Isotopes and the Arizona Diamondbacks’ top minor league team, the Reno Aces.  The second brawl lasted 21 minutes and resulted in 10 ejections from the game.  The instigator was rehabbing Dodgers infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena.  Not being a minor leaguer, he was not suspended, but has been reassigned to the single-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.  Storm fans might get a chance to boo him tonight at The Lake. http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/11283488/eleven-players-suspended-triple-brawl-albuquerque-isotopes-reno-aces

Horse racing at Del Mar is back on the controversial turf course today after a safety check by California Horse Racing Board authorities yesterday.  Nine horses have died in the first nine days of racing this year at Del Mar – five on the track – four of those on the turf track.  That compares with four deaths the entire racing season last year. http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/jul/30/tp-difficult-run-at-del-mar/

Last week the SoCal Warriors softball team competed in this year’s Indigenous Games in Saskatchewan, Canada.  They won the championship and the gold medal in the 17 and under class, winning three games in a row – the first two by 12 to 1 and 15 to 3 blowouts.  The third game went into extra innings after the SoCal Warriors came back from being 3 runs down in the 7th inning.  Their final game was rained out and not rescheduled since all the other teams had at least two losses.  This team also won gold in Michigan in 2011 in the 13 and under division.  For some team members, this was their first time flying and all had to get passports for travel into Canada.  (story by Eric Ortega)

 

BUSINE$$

Another flat day for stocks.  Here’s the midday update from Marketwatch.com.

Frank Fantozzi of Planned Financial Services spoke with Marketwatch.com’s Alisa Parenti about what’s keeping stocks so close to flatline in today’s Stock Talk. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/whats-really-driving-gpd-2014-07-30

Gas prices are trending down.  Today’s average price for a gallon of regular in San Diego County is $3.96 – down a fraction of a penny from yesterday – down a nickel from a week ago – 18 cents from a month ago – and is even eight cents less than the same time last year.  It’s also the lowest average price since March.  The average in Riverside County is a penny higher than San Diego.  Southern California however continues to be more expensive than most of the rest of the country.  GasBuddy.com reports today’s national average is $3.50.  Parts of Oklahoma have some of the lowest prices in the country right now at just over $3 a gallon.  The lowest price locally is $3.63 at the ARCO at E. Valley Parkway and Midway in Escondido.   http://www.gasbuddy.com/GB_Map_Gas_Prices.aspx

In today’s Take on Tech, workout clothing is toning up.  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/workout-wear-tones-up-its-fabric-2014-07-29

Ever consider going on an African safari?  “Gorilla Greg” checks in with safari trends. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/gorilla-greg-checks-in-with-safari-trends-2014-07-30

 

LIFESTYLE AND GREEN LIVING

Ever get that sinking feeling?  In the Coachella Valley, groundwater pumping has siphoned out so much of the local aquifer in the pursuit of creating a lush, green oasis on the surface of the desert that the surface has sunk in elevation up to two feet in parts of Palm Desert, Indian Wells, and La Quinta since 1995.  A 17-year study by the U.S. Geological Survey also found that groundwater levels have been declining since the 1970’s and are now at historic lows.  In 2010, the Coachella Valley had more than 100 golf courses, an agricultural industry producing at record levels and almost a half-million year-round residents, most of whom have lawns.  Compare that with the area’s average annual rainfall of 3 inches.  But the symptom of the land sinking has even greater consequences.  For one, it’s not reversible.  Once the area beneath the surface that once held water is displaced by clay through compaction, it can never again hold water.  And by changing the elevation of some areas, it disrupts canals, drainages, pipelines and flood channels that rely on gravity for flow.  It can also damage wells, bridges, roads and buildings. http://www.pe.com/articles/water-698092-valley-coachella.html

 

The Pala Band of Mission Indians has a number of employment opportunities including full time and part time.  For a list, go to http://www.palatribe.com/career-opportunities

Here’s the Pala Safety Committee tip for the month of July …

To make summer barbecues a safe and fun experience for everyone…

  • Keep children away from any area near hot coals or open flames
  • Use only enough charcoal to cover the base of the grill to a depth of two inches.
  • Store extra charcoal in a sealed container with a tight lid and keep it dry.  Wet charcoals can spontaneously combust.
  • Use only recognized charcoal starter fluid, only on cold briquettes and only as much as needed to start the coals
  • When removing ashes, make sure they are cool or use a non-flammable container like a metal bucket
  • For gas barbecues, check the cylinder and all connections for leaks using soapy water and watching for bubbles.  Try to tighten leaky connections, but don’t over-tighten
  • Never use a propane cylinder past its legal use date
  • Open the grill lid before turning on the gas or lighting
  • Always turn off the propane cylinder when finished cooking
  • Change propane cylinders in the open air, not a confined space and avoid storing gas cylinders indoors

The tips provided by the Fire Prevention & Control Board and the Pala Safety Committee.

Always check with the Pala Fire Department before starting any open fires.  Call 760 742 1632 to get the day’s Cal Fire and APCD recommendations.  There is a NO BURN proclamation for State Responsibility Areas including land adjacent to Pala in effect every day until further notice.

 

Programming on Rez Radio 91.3 is made possible in part by the Pala Band of Mission Indians and donations from listeners like you.  Call 760 742 4200 or email 91.3@palatribe.com for details on contributing to community radio in Pala.

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DONATE YOUR OLD CAR - Make room for new stuff, clean up the neighborhood, help Pala Rez Radio cover operating expenses and get a tax deduction by donating your unwanted car, truck, RV or boat to Pala Rez Radio.  Cars and trucks don’t have to be running to be donated.  We’ll handle hauling it away and all the paperwork.  Call 1-877-411-3662 for information.

 

WEATHER

Pala Weather – mostly sunny with afternoon high temperatures of 91.3 degrees through Saturday … patchy morning fog possible the next three days … slightly cooler with a chance of thunderstorms on Sunday … overnight lows in the mid-60’s.

 

REZ RADIO 91.3 FM PROGRAMMING LINEUP as of 5/5/14

M-F 9a – “Democracy Now!” – a daily independent global news hour hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez – 60 min – live – from Pacifica network

M-F 10a - “Native America Calling” – live national call-in talk – 60 min – live – from NV1 network

M-F 12noon - “Pala Today” – local news, sports, business, weather and features with  John Fox – 30 min – live

Every night at 7p – “Rez Radio Reggae Hour” – either “Rez Dub Reggae with Elijah”, “Reggae Makossa with Makeda Dread”, or “Reggae from the Vault” – 60 min – recorded

Every night at midnight - “The Old Time Radio Hour” featuring network radio drama, comedy and variety from the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s:  Mon- “The Great Gildersleeve” and “Pat Novak for Hire”, Tues – “Gunsmoke” and “The Aldrich Family”, Wed – “Fibber McGee and Molly” and “Red Skelton”, Thur – “Dragnet” and “Jack Benny”, Fri – “The Life of Riley” and “Suspense”, Sat –“Tales of the Texas Rangers”and “Abbott and Costello”, Sun – “My Favorite Husband” and “Johnny Dollar” – 60 min recorded (a looooooong time ago)

Mon 11a - "The Treatment" - host Elvis Mitchell interviews movers and shakers from the world of movies, popular art and entertainment - 30 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica

Mon 11:30a, repeats Tues 12:30p “Left, Right and Center” – politics, policy and pop culture with Robert Scheer and Rich Lowry – 30 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica

Mon 12:30p, repeats Sat 7:30a – “Pala Life:  Past and Present” – native culture, language and interviews with elders hosted by Eric Ortega .  Podcasts available at http://palalifepastandpresent.podbean.com – 30 min – recorded

Mon 6p, repeats Fri 11a – “Back in the Day” – Doots and Darlene host an hour of personally selected music and reminisce about good times on the Rez in Pala. – 60 min – recorded

Tues 11a – “Good Food” – host Evan Kleiman looks at cultures through their food customs, unusual restaurants, the politics of food and the people involved – 60 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica

Tues 1p - “Mark’s Groovy Trip” – Top 40 ‘70’s music and trivia with Mark Gleason.  Podcasts available at http://mandmsgroovytrip.podbean.com – 3 hours – live

Wed 11a – “Between the Lines” with Scott Harris – weekly analysis of news stories that are not in the headlines – 30 minutes – recorded from Pacifica network

Wed 11:30a – “Radio Curious” with Barry Vogel covering a wide array of topics concerning life and ideas – 30 minutes – recorded from Pacifica network

Wed 12:30p, repeat Sun 1:30p“Galaxy Moonbeam Night Site” with Gilbert Smith, Mike Bragg and the Galaxy Moonbeam Gang talking about the history of media, pop culture and stuff related to the baby boomer generation.  Podcasts available at the GMNS web site – 30 min - recorded

Wed 4p - “Heaven Bound Gospel” – locally produced inspirational music with hosts Rev. Dennis Trujillo and Rev. Ken Johnson – 30 min – recorded

Wed 7p – “Rez Dub Reggae” – host Elijah Duro – 60 min - recorded

Thur 11a – “American Indian Living” – host David DeRose MD discussing health issues in Indian country – 60 min – recorded

Thurs 12:30p – “Healthy Rez” – host Irma Bennett with interviews on a variety of subjects important to your good health – 30 min – recorded

Fri 12:30p – “Sea Change Radio” – with Alex Wise … environmental awareness in the 21st century – 30 minutes – recorded from Pacifica Network.

Sat 7a -“Talking Drum” – native music from various pow wows and other recordings from NV1 – 30 min – recorded

Sat 8a, repeats Sun 9p “Earthsongs” – an hour of contemporary native music hosted by Alexis Sallee from the NV1 network – 60 min - recorded

Sat 9a, repeats Sun 10p “Voices From the Circle” – Traditional and contemporary native music, storytelling and current events with hosts Jim DeNomie, Barbara Jersey and Shadow – 60 min – recorded

Sat 10a, repeats Sun 8p – “Rockin’ the Rez” – an hour of eclectic folk, rock, native and many other styles of music and interviews with performers hosted by local musician Joel Rafael – 60 min – recorded

Sat 7p – “Reggae Makossa” – reggae music and interviews with world music makers hosted by Makeda Dread from the World Beat Center in San Diego – 60 min – recorded

SUN 9a-noon – “Brunch with Bob and Friends” Bob Marley and other classic Jamaican reggae with host Tommy Hough – 3 hours – recorded

Sun 1p – Old Time Radio show “Gunsmoke” – originally aired on CBS Radio in the 1940’s and 50’s starring William Conrad.  A different episode also heard Tuesday at midnight – 30 min – recorded

Sun 2p – Old Time Radio show “My Favorite Husband” – originally aired on CBS Radio in the 1940’s and 50’s starring Lucille Ball.  A different episode also heard Sunday at midnight – 30 min – recorded

Sun 2:30p – Old Time Radio show “Dragnet” – originally aired on NBC Radio in the 1950’s starring Jack Webb.  A different episode also heard Thursday at midnight – 30 minutes – recorded

Sun 3p - “Classic Country Saloon” – country music and related artist trivia from the 1930’s to 1970’s hosted by Scott Stone – 30 min – recorded

Sun 3:30p – Old Time Radio show “Fibber McGee and Molly” – originally aired on NBC Radio in the 1940’s and 50’s.  A different episode also heard Wednesday at midnight – 30 minutes – recorded

NEW SHOW Sun 4p – “Jack’s Tracks” – rock, folk and blues including many local performers, hosted by Chris Carmichael – 3hrs – recorded

Sun 7p – “Rez Dub Reggae encore” – previously aired Rez Dub shows with Elijah – 60 min – recorded

Sun 11p – “Juke in the Back” – an hour of 1940’s and 50’s Rhythm and Blues hosted by Matt the Cat – 60 min – recorded – from Pacifica network

 

PALA COMMUNITY CALENDAR – the Community Events and Casino Corner portions of this newsletter can be heard three times daily Mon-Sun on Rez Radio, at 7:25a, 12:25p (in Pala Today M-F), and at 5:25p as the “Pala Community Calendar”.  Submit items for PCC to 91.3@palatribe.com at least a week before the event.

The Senior Poker Tour is at Pala Casino now through August 3rd with a total of 16 events.  www.palacasino.com

There’s a free Movie in the Park event Friday, August 1st at Fallbrook Community Center on Heald Lane.  “Despicable Me 2” screens at 7:30.  For information, call 760 728 1671

The 3rd annual South Bayfront Powwow is Saturday and Sunday, August 2nd and 3rd from 10 to 8 at Marina View Park in Chula Vista.  www.SouthBayfrontPowwow.com

The 16th annual Santa Ysabel Traditional Gathering is Saturday, August 2nd beginning at noon at the Santa Ysabel Ball Field on Highway 79.  There’ll be softball games, horseshoes, peon, birdsinging, arts, crafts and food booths.  For more information, call Devon at 619 920 3154 or hemuk03@gmail.com

The Fallbroook High School Class of ’74 is hosting a multi-year reunion from 6 to 10p Saturday, August 2nd at Valley Fort on South Mission in Fallbrook.  Classes of 1972 through 76 are invited.  Contact Rez Radio for more information.  91.3@palatribe.com or 760 742 4200

The 6th annual Oceanside International Film Festival is August 3rd through the 10th.  70 films will be screened at two historic downtown theaters, the Star and te Sunshine Brooks.  www.OCAF.info

Conversational language classes in Pa’enexily are offered every other Tuesday from 2:30 to 4:30 at the Pala Admin building main hall.  Classes are free and open to everyone.  The next class is August 5th.  For information, contact the Pala Tribal Secretary’s office at 760 891 3516.

The Fallbrook Summer Nights event Friday, August 8 from 5 to 8 theme is “Those Groovy Sixties”.  www.FallbrookVillage.org

The 7th annual Honoring Traditions Powwow is August 22nd through the 24th at the arena by Pala Rey Youth Camp off Highway 76.  On the evening of the 23rd there will be bird singing and dancing from 6 to 8 with a peon tournament at dusk.  For details, call Skye at 760 891 3590 or go to www.Facebook.com/PalaPW

Fallbrook Summer Nights, Friday, August 22nd theme is “Salute to the Military” with military vehicles on display and a chili cookoff at Main an Alvarado from 5 to 8.  www.FallbrookVillage.org

There’s a custom car show and swap meet Saturday, August 23rd from 4 to 10 at the stadium parking lot in Lake Elsinore.  The website for information is http://www.ShowdownCarShow.com/

Native basket weaving classes are held twice a month on Sundays at Pala Old Tribal Hall from 2-4p now through December.  Call the Cupa Cultural Center for information, 760 891 3590

Pala Skate Park is now open to BMX riders-only all day Wednesdays.  That’s in addition to BMX-only hours from 2 until closing on Sunday afternoons.   Call Bruce at Pala Fitness Center for information at 760 891 3503.

Escondido’s Cruisin’ Grand event happens every Friday night 5-9p now through September with pre-1970 cars cruising and on display on Grand Avenue between Orange and Ivy.  www.CruisinGrand.com

Boys to Men Mentoring every Tuesday from 4 to 5 and Girls to Women Mentoring every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 at Pala Learning Center.   Volunteer mentors are needed as well.  For more information you can call Monica at Pala Learning Center, 760 742 1997.

Pala CTAS youth program offers Fitness Martial Arts classes every Wednesday and Friday from 4 to 5:30 at the Gym and science classes every Thursday from 3 to 4:30 at the Old Adobe.  Call Monica at 760 742 1997 for more information.

Al-Anon meetings are Monday evenings at 7:30 and Narcotics Anonymous meets Thursdays at 7p at the Pala Admin building.

Indian Health Council runs a pain management support group every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30 to 2:30 at IHC in Rincon.  You can find out more at www.IndianHealth.com or by calling 760 749 1410 x5246.

Mental Health America of San Diego County hosts bi-monthly mental health first aid training at 4069 30th Street in San Diego.  Their phone number is 619 543 0412.

 

CASINO CORNER

Event listings and info to help you enjoy Pala’s own four-diamond Casino, Spa and Resort – (Auto Club rating, seven consecutive years) http://www.palacasino.com/entertainment/events-schedule/

Click here for poker promotions http://www.palacasino.com/casino/poker/promotions/

Click here for poker tournament calendar http://www.palacasino.com/casino/poker/tournaments-calendar/

Pala Box Office 1 877 946 7252 or www.startickets.com

Infinity – Tuesday afternoons – 60 Plus Club from 11 to 3p with live shows at 1.

  • Tues Aug 5 – Walk Like a Man, tribute to Frankie Valli
  • Tues Aug 12 – The Smokin’ Cobras, tribute to surf and rockabilly hits of the 50’s and 60’s
  • Tues Aug 19 – Bobby Brooks Wilson, tribute to Jackie Wilson
  • Tues Aug 26 – Dean Colley, tribute to Neil Diamond

Infinity – Saturday night shows at 8p – Club Infinity until 1a

  • Sat Aug 2 – Zeppelin USA, tribute to Led Zeppelin
  • Sat Aug 9 – The Long Run, tribute to the Eagles
  • Sat Aug 16 – Soul to Soul, tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughn
  • Sat Aug 23 – Fan Halen, tribute to Van Halen
  • Sat Aug 30 – INXS-ive, tribute to INXS

Friday, October 3rd – Spiritual medium, Tim Braun 8p at Infinity

Pala Events Center

  • Sunday, August 3 – Frankie Avalon, Fabian, and Bobby Rydell 5p
  • Sunday, August 10 – Michael McDonald & Toto 6p
  • Sunday, August 17 – Kiss the Bride Bridal Show 10a
  • Saturday, September 20 – The Stylistics and The Dramatics
  • Saturday, October 18 – Battle of the Badges, law enforcement charity boxing event
  • Saturday, Oct 25 – 4 Da Laffs, with four popular Filipino comedians 7p
  • Saturday, December 6 – Jim Gaffigan

 

 

RESOURCES

Road closures during severe weather events from the County Public Works Department http://www.sdcdpw.org/emergency only available during severe weather

Map to determine who’s responsible for your local fire protection http://www.fire.ca.gov/fire_prevention/fhsz_maps/fhsz_maps_sandiego.php

Look over this checklist prepared by CalFire to see if you’re ready http://www.readyforwildfire.org/

In an emergency, one of Pala Rez RadioTM's resources for obtaining information is local amateur radio operators.  Even if you don’t have a Ham license you can monitor their frequencies:  Fallbrook repeater 146.175, Palomar repeater 146.730, RACES repeater 147.195, on any radio that receives the 2 meter band.  There are “smart phone” apps that do this too.

Live Audio feeds from the above ham and other Southern California sources including CHP, Sheriff and Escondido police available at http://www.radioreference.com/apps/audio/?action=cwp&ctid=219

The California Department of Forestry's frequency is 151.190 and the CHP is 39.800.

NOAA weather band radio … 162.400 mHz is the strongest of their seven frequencies in Pala or www.noaa.gov

National Poison Control Center – 800 222 1222

California Department of Public Health Information Line: (916) 341-3947; Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/RadiationFAQS2011.aspx

Indian Health Council Rincon clinic events calendar http://indianhealth.com/calendar.htm 760 749 1410

www.NativeHire.org – a non-profit search engine paid for by employers seeking to hire Native Americans.  Search job offers, post resumes and find job skill courses.

California DMV – most registration issues can be handled online at www.dmv.ca.gov Local offices:  Temecula at 27851 Diaz Road, Oceanside at 4005 Plaza Drive, and Poway at 13461 Community Road are open 7 to 5 Monday through Friday except Wednesday when they open at 8.  Hemet at 1200 S. State St. opens an hour later.  800 777 0133 to make an appointment at any office.  The Escondido office has closed but will reopen at a new location in early 2014.

Pala Environmental Department weekly Pala Air Quality Report, various environmental information/facts/pictures, local events like our household hazardous waste days, local pictures of Pala Wildlife, and more  https://www.facebook.com/PalaEnvironmentalDepartment

San Luis Rey Watershed Council, cool pictures from Oceanside/Pacific Ocean all the way up past Lake Henshaw, cleanup events, fairs, and other activities individuals/families may find interesting https://www.facebook.com/SanLuisReyWatershedCouncil

Pala Fitness Center - open to the public 7 days a week http://www.palatribe.com/programs/Fitness-Center

Pala Skate Park Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pala-Skate-Park/131893240216737

SoCal Citrus tree quarantine and Asian Citrus Psyllid treatment http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/EXOTIC/diaphorinacitri.html http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/acp/

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): http://www.nrc.gov/

California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA): http://www.oes.ca.gov/

County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services: www.ReadySanDiego.org/

Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill.  www.savegregorycanyon.org

Check the status of local road and transit projects:  http://www.keepsandiegomoving.com/home.aspx

FEMA natural disaster and emergency prep tips at http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/oes/ready/

General disaster prep advice:  www.ReadySanDiego.org

Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook http://hpwren.ucsd.edu/cameras/

Live webcam on top of Palomar Mountain http://palomarmountainwebcam.com/ and a guide to what you’re seeing on this webcam at http://tchester.org/temp/palomar/palomar%20webcam_label.jpg

Fallbrook High School http://www.fallbrookhs.org/index.jsp

Valley Center High School http://vchs.vcpusd.net/

Great Oaks High School in Temecula http://gohs.tvusd.k12.ca.us/

Save time searching online with quick, organized listings of all major websites www.AllMyFaves.com

Consumer Advocate Clark Howard’s website – tons of useful links at http://clarkhoward.com/

Business and auto-related news links at Ed Wallace’s website, http://www.insideautomotive.com/

 

 

 

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