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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 .  On your smart phone, download the free 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 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 …

Current Rez Radio Programming Lineup

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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



Map to determine who’s responsible for your local fire protection

Wildfire season in Pala never ends.  Look over this checklist prepared by CalFire to see if you’re ready

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

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.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC):

California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA):

County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services:

Bill Horn, San Diego County 5th District Supervisor, - 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

Pala Raceway – motorcycle and ATV track

Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill.

Road closures during severe weather events from the County Public Works Department only available during severe weather

Check the status of local road and transit projects:

CA Route 76 S. Mission Rd to I-15 Draft Environmental Impact Report:

FEMA natural disaster and emergency prep tips at

Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook

Live webcam on top of Palomar Mountain and a guide to what you’re seeing on this webcam at

U.S Geological Survey, recent earthquake activity map

Fallbrook High School

Valley Center High School

Great Oaks High School in Temecula

Save time searching online with quick, organized listings of all major websites

Consumer Advocate Clark Howard’s website – tons of useful links at

Business and auto-related news links at Ed Wallace’s website,

Tuesday 9/16/14

PALA TODAY – Tuesday 9/16/14

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 or call 1 832 999 1123



It may not feel much like it, but the weather is changing a little … and the change is going to feel like it’s for the worse.  It’ll still be over 100 today and the Heat Advisory will remain until 7p this evening, but we’re adding the possibility of thunderstorms to the mix today.  Tropical Storm Odile is having its effect on Southern California.  It’s combining with normal seasonal high pressure areas to the east that usually bring us hot, dry weather this time of year, adding humidity and changes out in the water as well.  The ocean is unusually warm at up to 75 degrees with bigger than usual swells.  That’s bringing bigger than usual waves and strong rip currents.  The combination, along with a lot of people seeking relief from the heat at the beach is keeping lifeguards busy.  At 1p the temperature in Pala and Fallbrook was 103.  It was 104 in Escondido and 108 at the SDG&E power station on Highway 76 just west of Pala.  The full forecast is coming up (below).

County and State health officials are offering advice on how to survive the heat.  Stay in air conditioned areas during the hottest part of the day, wear loose-fitting light colored clothing, drink plenty of water and avoid alcohol and sugary drinks, don’t wait until you’re thirsty, take cool showers, never leave any living thing in a closed vehicle, avoid unnecessary hard work or activities outdoors during midday and early afternoon, avoid unnecessary sun exposure and wear a wide-brimmed hat if you are outdoors.  The county has designated over 100 air-condition buildings as cooling centers during heat advisories.  A list is available at or call 2-1-1 San Diego.  It’s a good idea to look in on your neighbors, especially the elderly to ensure their well-being during this heatwave.  SDG&E adds a suggestion to moderate power usage during the hottest part of the day to reduce the strain on the local power grid.  Wait until the cooler part of the day to run washers and dryers, dishwashers.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled today for the 63-year old woman accused of fatally shooting her son-in-law at their Peppertree Village home in Fallbrook back in February.  The Deputy District Attorney alleges Cynthia Katherine Cdebaca responded to a comment about what she was wearing by retrieving a gun from her room, and shooting Geoward Eustaquio eleven times, indicating she took time to reload.  When police caught up with her later in the day, she told them she was responsible for the shooting and that he “better be dead”.

Another rock slide is making access to Valley Center from Escondido more difficult for some.  Lake Wohlford Road is closed at Oakvale Road to remove tons of rock that fell onto the roadway Thursday.  Cleanup and stabilization of the area is estimated to be complete by Monday.  The road is one of two ways from Escondido into southeastern Valley Center for access to the popular fishing lake and the Valley View and Harrah’s casinos.

Backers of the initiative to split California into six states failed to collect enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.  The Secretary of State’s Office made the announcement Friday based on reports of “random samples” by election officials in all 58 counties.  Those numbers indicate the petitions came up about 2% short of the number of signatures needed to move on to a full check of all petition signatures.  Initiative author, venture capitalist Tim Draper says they will conduct a review of signatures determined to be invalid by the registrars of several counties.  According to state records, Draper has invested almost $5m in loan and donations into the initiative.  Critics say splitting California into six states is unworkable and probably wouldn’t be allowed by Congress because it would create ten new Senate seats for the area now served by two.

Three years ago, the Department of Defense issued a report saying the Mary Fay Pendleton and San Onofre schools located on Camp Pendleton and overseen by the Fallbrook Elementary School District were the most overcrowded base schools in the nation.   Mary Fay Pendleton was built 60 years ago for 361 students.  It now serves three times that many, mostly in portable classrooms.  San Onofre was built in 1974 for a little more than half the 820 students it now serves.  Neither qualified for replacement funding in 2011, but that’s not the case now.  Fallbrook district trustees this month approved contracts for an architect to design new schools tentatively scheduled to open in three years.  The entire project will cost almost $100m and is the result of three years of planning and grant writing to the Defense Department’s Office of Economic Adjustment.  The new schools will be built adjacent to the existing schools during the 2016-2017 school year followed by demolition of the old schools to make way for new playing fields.

Tribal Digital Village reports that their Internet service to the reservations which had been down for much of the day yesterday was restored by late afternoon.



In Major League Baseball – The Padres’ Andrew Cashner got a shutout in last night’s 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Petco Park.  The Angels sealed the deal, becoming this year’s first major league team to clinch a playoff spot with their rout of the Mariners, 8-1 in Anaheim last night.   The Dodgers presided over an even bigger rout with 8 runs in the top of the 6th alone to beat the Rockies in Denver 11-3.  The Giants lost and the A’s had the day off.  The Dodgers lead the Giants by 4 games in the NL West and the Angels lead the A’s by 10 ½ in the AL West.  In the eastern divisions, Baltimore and Washington appear to be locks, leading both of their closest division rivals by more than 11 games.  San Francisco looks like a shoe-in for the National League Wild Card by 2 ½ games over Pittsburgh.  In the American League, Oakland is maintaining a scant one game lead over Kansas City for that Wild Card.  The regular season ends a week from Sunday.

In the NFL – Last night, a very exciting game with Philadelphia rallying to beat the Colts 30-27.  The Eagles Nick Foles passed for over 300 yards for the second consecutive week, completing 21 of 37 attempts – not quite as good a percentage as last week, but for 9 more total yards.  Cody Parkey kicked a 36-yard field goal at the gun to break the tie and win it for Philly.

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has joined the ranks of those calling for the Minnesota Vikings to suspend running back Adrian Peterson.  Peterson is the latest NFL player caught up in a domestic abuse scandal.  He was indicted Friday on a charge of negligent injury to a child.  A Houston television station reports that Peterson faced a similar child abuse charge last year. The Vikings have said he’ll be allowed to play while the case is being decided.  It could be next year before it goes to trial.  While acknowledging he is entitled to due process, Governor Dayton points out that Peterson is a public figure whose actions as described are a public embarrassment to the Vikings and the state of Minnesota.  Radisson Hotels has announced it is suspending its sponsorship of the team as a result of Peterson being allowed to play.

And Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon pleaded guilty yesterday to a DWI charge in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Speeding charges were dropped.  He’ll get a suspended jail sentence, one year’s unsupervised probation, a $100 fine plus $290 in court costs and a suspended driver’s license as a result of his plea.  Gordon was arrested July 4th weekend with a blood alcohol level of .09.  The legal limit in North Carolina is .08.  He could also get a two game suspension from the league once the proposed new drug policy is formally adopted by the league and the players’ union.  That could happen any day now.

In college football – The younger brother of Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, Kevin has been kicked off the Miami Hurricanes team.  The freshman was suspended for the third and final time yesterday after being charged Monday with driving under the influence and having a fake or stolen ID.  It was the latest in a long line of run-ins with the law for the younger Olsen.

In High School prep sports:

Fallbrook – varsity girls’ golf hosting Westview at 3 at Fallbrook Golf Course; girls tennis against Poway at 3:15, varsity away and JV hosting; volleyball at Rancho Buena Vista beginning at 3:30

Valley Center – field hockey hosting Mission Vista is scheduled for 3:30, but the heat could affect that schedule

Great Oak – some events are being cancelled due to heat – on the tentative schedule, girls tennis vs. Elsinore at 3:15, JV hosting and varsity away; water polo hosting Patrick Henry beginning at 3:15



Blue Chip stocks are in record territory.  Here’s the midday update from’s Larry Kofsky and his guest discuss the many reasons for investors to be sitting on their hands in today’s Stock Talk.’s Tracy Johnke looks at the lack of enthusiasm in U.S. business for apprenticeships and new Mom and Pop startups.

In Take on Tech,’s Andrew O’Day says online surveys reveal more than you think.



North County is about to get its third Compressed Natural Gas station – this one in San Marcos just off the 78, probably by the end of this year.  EDCO Disposal is converting its fleet of trash trucks from diesel to CNG and has built a fleet fueling station on South Las Posas Road.  The San Marcos Planning Commission has given a unanimous approval to add four pumps for public use.  It’ll be EDCO’s second public CNG filling station.  The other is at their operation in Buena Park off the 5 freeway.   Less than 1% of cars on the road use CNG and most of those that are privately owned use home fueling stations for the alternative fuel, which is cheaper and cleaner burning than gasoline.

The 18th Temecula Film & Music Festival gets started tomorrow and runs through Sunday.  It’s not the 18th annual such event however.  The festival took two years off.  The last one was in 2011.  Fundraising shortfalls and lack of city funds hampered efforts to get another off the ground until this year.  Organizers say it’s not an attempt to become another Park City or Toronto film festival-style event.  They see it as a complement to plans to make Wine Country more than a daytrip destination.  It’s more laid back, like Wine Country itself.  In 2006, the non-profit festival took in $562k.  Four years later, that figure had dropped to $307k with expenses of $308k.  The city continued to kick in $46k a year until 2011 when the state dissolved all local redevelopment agencies, which meant the city’s contribution would have to come out of Community Services.  Most of this year’s 150 movies will be shown at the Temecula 10 in the Tower Plaza shopping center on Ynez at Rancho California Road.  Other associated events including 14 concerts, the opening night party and workshops will be at the Civic Center’s conference center in Old Town.  Tomorrow night’s first film, “A Little Game”, a fish-out-of-water story of a young girl at an exclusive private school will screen at Temecula Valley High School’s 700-seat theater.  The event’s website is .


The Pala Band of Mission Indians has a number of employment opportunities including full time and part time.  For a list, go to


Here’s the Pala Safety Committee tip for the month of September.

We worry about wildfires this time of year, but house fires are always a concern.  More than 3,400 Americans die each year and over 17k are injured in fires.  Most of those fires happen in the home.  Here are some home fire safety tips:

  • Every home should have at least one working smoke alarm.  Install a smoke alarm on every level of your home.  Test them monthly.  Keep them free of dust and replace the battery at least once a year.
  • Prevent electrical fires by never overloading circuits or extension cords.  Don’t place cords and wires under rugs, over nails or in high traffic areas.
  • Immediately shut off and unplug any appliance that sputters, sparks, or gives off an unusual smell.
  • Use safety caps to cover all unused electrical outlets … especially if there are small children in the house.
  • Space heaters need space!  Keep anything combustible at least three feet from heaters.
  • Keep fires in the fireplace with fire screens and have your chimney cleaned once a year.
  • Practice an escape plan from every room in the house and choose a location outside where everyone will meet.  Get out safely first, then call for help.

These tips provided by the U.S. Fire Administration, FEMA, 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 all of Pala in effect every day until further notice.  Today’s (9/16) fire danger level is “very high”.


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 for details on contributing to community radio in Pala.

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Pala Weather – the Heat Advisory continues through 7p this evening with temperatures over 100 again today, but adding a chance of isolated thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening, especially over the mountains … tonight’s low will be a warm 72 … 20% chance of showers tomorrow through Friday with a high of 97 tomorrow, dropping to the upper 80’s Thursday and the low 80’s Friday … the moisture from Tropical Storm Odile down in Baja California should be gone by the weekend with highs returning to a more normal mid-80’s Saturday and Sunday … about 90 Monday … overnight lows back down to the low 60’s beginning Thursday night


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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 at least a week before the event.

The La Jolla Reservation tribal trail run and family campout is Friday and Saturday, September 19- 20th.  There will be traditional and modern music entertainment along the 3.1 mile trail.  760 741 1297

Friday, September 19th is Native American Day at Petco Park.

The next Tribes 4 Christ food bank and clothing drive is Monday, September 22nd at the La Jolla Tribal Hall Gym from 3 to 4:30.  That’s at 22000 Highway 76 in Pauma Valley.  For details, the phone is 760-742 1481

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 September 23rd.  For information, contact the Pala Tribal Secretary’s office at 760 891 3516.

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department is offering a free Start Smart driving class at Fallbrook High School room 201 from 6 to 9p Tuesday, September 23rd.  Registration is required and a parent must accompany students.  Completion of the class is required for a parking permit at Fallbrook High School. 760 451 3121

Native American Day will be observed officially on Friday, September 26th.  The state holiday was established in 1968.  The theme this year is “water is sacred”.  The Kupa Song & Dance group is performing in Sacramento on the 26th in honor of the day.

Saturday, September 27th is prescription drug take back day with collections at the Fallbrook Sheriff’s substation on Alvarado Street from 10 to 2.

The annual Fallbrook Harvest Faire, part of Scarecrow Days, is coming up Sunday, October 19th all over downtown Fallbrook.  For information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 760 728 5845

Enrollment is now open for Pala Little Feathers Preschool.  This year’s program has been expanded to allow enrollment of more 3-year olds.  The preschool is staffed with credentialed, experienced teachers.  There is one 2-year old class, two 3-year year old, and two 4-year old classes.  Call Monica at 760 742 1997 for more information.

The Pala Fire Department’s annual Open House is Saturday, October 4th from 10 to 3p at the fire station at Highway 76 and Lilac Extension.  Rez Radio 91.3 will broadcast live from the event and give away sport bottles and other goodies.  760 742 1632

The Tribes 4 Christ Community Church begins holding monthly services the first Saturday of each month on October 4th, 4p at La Jolla Tribal Gym on the La Jolla Reservation – 22000 Highway 76.  Call 760 742 1481 for information.

The Carlsbad Rotary Clubs’ 32nd annual Oktoberfest is Saturday, October 4th followed by the Brewfest on Sunday at Holiday Park in Carlsbad.  Saturday’s family event is from 11 to 10p.  Brewfest is Sunday from noon to 5:30.  Free shuttles are available form Westfield Plaza Camino Real mall.  Info at and

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.

The Pala Learning Center is offering free GED and High School math tutoring by appointment at Pala Library weekdays from 4:30 to 6.  Boys to Men Mentoring every Tuesday from 4 to 5 and Girls to Women Mentoring every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 at the Learning Center.   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 at the Pala Youth Center.  For more information on any of these programs, call Monica at Pala Learning Center, 760 742 1997.

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 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.



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

  • Tues Sep 16 – Andy DiMino, tribute to Dean Martin
  • Tues Sep 23 – Jeff Johnson, tribute to Sam Cooke
  • Tues Sep 30 – The Legends, rock & roll revue
  • Tues Oct 7 – John Mueller, tribute to Buddy Holly
  • Tues Oct 14 – Virgil Gibson, former lead singer for the Platters
  • Tues Oct 21 – The Mar Dels, music from the 40’s to the 70’s
  • Tues Oct 28 – The Alley Cats doo-wop music

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

  • Sat Sep 20 – Wayward Sons, tribute to 70’s & 80’s rock
  • Sat Sep 27 – Fantastic Diamond, tribute to Neil Diamond
  • Sat Oct 4 – The Pettybreakers, tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  • Sat Oct 11 – Fool’s Logic, tribute to Supertramp
  • Sat Oct 18 – Double Vision, tribute to Foreigner
  • Sat Oct 25 – Alice in Cooperland, tribute to Alice Cooper

Other shows coming to Infinity

  • Fri Oct 3 – Spiritual medium, Tim Braun 8p at Infinity
  • Fri Nov 14 – Aaron Lewis 8p at Infinity
  • Sat Nov 22 – Angeline Quinto with Jon Secada 7p

Pala Events Center

  • Saturday, September 20 – The Stylistics and The Dramatics 7:30p
  • Saturday, October 4 – Pala Majestic Presents – Music and Laughter Vietnamese concert 7p
  • Saturday, October 11 – Neil Sedaka 7:30p
  • Saturday, October 18 – Battle of the Badges, law enforcement charity boxing event 6p
  • Saturday, Oct 25 – 4 Da Laffs, with four popular Filipino comedians 7p
  • Saturday, December 6 – Jim Gaffigan 7:30p
  • Saturday, January 10 – Kathy Griffin 7:30p



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 – 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 – 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



Road closures during severe weather events from the County Public Works Department only available during severe weather

Map to determine who’s responsible for your local fire protection

Look over this checklist prepared by CalFire to see if you’re ready

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

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

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.

Indian Health Council Rincon clinic events calendar 760 749 1410 – 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 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

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

Pala Fitness Center - open to the public 7 days a week

Pala Skate Park Facebook page

SoCal Citrus tree quarantine and Asian Citrus Psyllid treatment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC):

California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA):

County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services:

Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill.

Check the status of local road and transit projects:

FEMA natural disaster and emergency prep tips at

General disaster prep advice:

Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook

Live webcam on top of Palomar Mountain and a guide to what you’re seeing on this webcam at

Fallbrook High School

Valley Center High School

Great Oaks High School in Temecula

Save time searching online with quick, organized listings of all major websites

Consumer Advocate Clark Howard’s website – tons of useful links at

Business and auto-related news links at Ed Wallace’s website,



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