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2014 Honors From the Radio Television News Association of Southern California and the San Diego Press Club.

Rez Radio 91.3's "Pala Today News at Noon" was first runner-up for Best Radio Newscast (div. B, over 15 min.) in the Radio Television News Association of Southern California's 2014 Golden Mike awards which includes stations from San Diego to Fresno.

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Pala Today has also been honored by the San Diego Press Club with The Award of Excellence for Best Radio Newscast in San Diego County three years in a row (2012, 2013 and 2014).  Additionally, Rez Radio's "Galaxy Moonbeam Night Site" nostalgia talk show, heard Wednesdays at 12:30p, repeating Sundays at 1:30 won 2014 1st place Feature award for the 70th D-Day Anniversary show and 3rd place Talk/Interview award for the John Coleman episode.  That follows wins for 1st and 3rd place for Best Radio Interview Show last year.  The BIG news was Eric Ortega's 1st place win this year for "Pala Life Past and Present" in the Talk/Interview category.  Eric also won BEST OF SHOW, RADIO for Pala Life. Rez Radio took home 5 awards for 2014 - 9 total for our three-year history.


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How to listen everywhere you go

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

If you have a G-mail account, go to Google Calendars, search and subscribe to "Rez Radio 91.3 Program Schedule".  Email 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



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 3/31/15

PALA TODAY – Tuesday 3/31/2015

by John Fox - The following items are part of the award-winning “Pala Today” newscast 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.  Note:  Some portions of today’s newscast are only available in the live broadcast and not included in this transcript.



A probation compliance check by Sheriff’s deputies in Fallbrook late Saturday night accomplished nine field interviews with two arrests.  According to Sherriff’s Sgt. Pat Yates, “All of the compliance checks were done on known offenders and AB-109 early-release probationers.”  Those targeted were identified through crime and intelligence analysis as being individuals most likely to be in violation of probation. The two arrests were for possession of drug paraphernalia.

The man arrested Friday in connection with multiple bank robberies around Southwest Riverside County this month has been identified as 34-year old Alfred Durosca of Murrieta.  He was arrested 2p Friday at the Murrieta Wal-Mart shortly after he allegedly robbed BBVA Compass Bank on Railroad Canyon Road in Canyon Lake. He’s also suspected in the March 19th robbery of Visterra Credit Union on Hancock Avenue in Murrieta and AmericanWest Bank on Ynez in Temecula on March 27th.

The Fallbrook Sports Association has signed a new 20 year lease that goes into effect today for the use of 18 ½ acres of Fallbrook Air Park land for the next 20 years.  The sports park, accessed from Olive Hill Road currently consists of two baseball fields, an artificial turf indoor soccer field, an artificial turf multi-purpose field, and a building housing offices, a snack bar and restrooms.  The fields and parking lot are lighted for night use.  Though the current lease still had three years to go, the FSA sought the early extension to ensure long range planning. The new lease, approved by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors on March 18th also increases the rent to the market rate of just over $2k per month with annual increases of 3% for ten years, at which time rent will be renegotiated.

In that same County Supervisors meeting, the board unanimously approved two Active Transportation Grant Program applications for $850k to improve the San Diego Coastal Bike Path through Camp Pendleton.  The grant money would be used to build dedicated bike lanes on each side of a bridge across Las Flores Creek and another earthen bridge on Stuart Mesa Road.  That road is currently shared by bicycles, pedestrians, North County Transit busses and military vehicles.

The 6-month legal battle between the former owner of Adams Valley Chinchilla Ranch and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ended with the dismissal of Lurlie Adams $2.5m defamation lawsuit last week.  Adams died in December, two months after filing suit against PETA for characterizing her now-closed chinchilla ranch in Vista as a “fur farm” that mistreated and inhumanely killed the rodents.  Superior Court Judge Timothy Casserly ruled March 27th that PETA’s claim was protected by free speech and that Adams’ attorney was unable to prove malice.  The ranch had been sold to an agent of PETA and 390 of 422 chinchillas were turned over to the San Diego Humane Society.  The others were diseased or injured and had to be euthanized.  Considering the passing of 90-year old Lurlie Adams, the family felt it best to now just walk away from pursuing any further litigation.

The owner of the former Escondido Country Club has been meeting with potential developers in hopes of selling or entering into an option to buy the property.  According to a spokesman for owner, Michael Schlesinger, that was the plan all along.  The way was paved last month when a Superior Court Judge ruled that the city’s effective rezoning of the old golf course as “permanent open space” was wrong.  A development of roughly 270 homes is envisioned, though not yet submitted for approval.  That’s less than half the number allowed by the restored zoning.  Neighbors of the old fairways are encouraging the city to appeal the February ruling and insist that some golfing element be restored to any new development.  Schlesinger is apparently not considering even a 9-hole course and the feeling at the city is that any appeal could be too costly.  Escondido has already spent over a half million dollars in litigation over the former Escondido Country Club.

A long-delayed project to widen Murrieta Creek through Old Town Temecula is going to have to wait another six months due to the presence of nesting song sparrows.  Environmental law requires a 200-foot circle of protection for their nests.  The locations of the seven pairs of birds identified makes it impossible for the Army Corp of Engineers to proceed with the $17m dredging project until August or September.  With this year’s early warm spring, the birds set up housekeeping sooner than usual and beat the Army Corp to the site.  The widening project has been in the works since floods 22 years ago caused millions of dollars of damage in Temecula.  The phase of the project being delayed runs from 1st Street to 1,500 feet north of the Rancho California Road bridge.

Lane closures for striping and finishing touches on the Highway 76 repaving project from Magee Road, east of Pala to Red Gate Road in Pauma Valley scheduled for today have been cancelled.



In the NCAA Tournament – An exciting overtime game Sunday with Michigan State defeating the favorite, Louisville 76-70 and moving on to the final four this weekend.  Duke downed Gonzaga 66-52.  This Saturday, those two winners meet in Indianapolis at 3p.  at 6, it’s Wisconsin and Kentucky.

In the NBA – The Lakers won a game – that’s news.  Of course it was over Philadelphia.  High score though and it did go to overtime – 113-111.  Atlanta, Boston, Toronto, Memphis, Utah, and Portland all won.  The top five teams in each conference have all clinched for the playoffs.  The Clippers were the latest to join the club.  Their record is currently 49 and 25.  The Clips host Golden State tonight at 7:30.

In the NHL – The kings lost to the Blackhawks in Chicago 4-1.  Vancouver beat the Blues 4-1.  The Lightning, Flames, Oilers and Sabres all won.  Anaheim is still tops in the league with 105 points.  They, along with Montreal, Tampa Bay, the New York Rangers, and Nashville have clinched playoff berths.  They are all also the only teams with over 100 points right now.  Seven games tonight.  Both SoCal teams are idle.

In Major League Baseball preseason – Padres beat the Reds 6-3 yesterday, the Angels lost to Seattle 5-3, and the Dodgers beat Arizona 4-2.  Today, LA gets the White Sox.  It’s the Angels and A’s, and the Padres play the Royals with less than a week until the season opener.

In High School prep sports:  Vista has made the Top Ten at #8 among baseball teams in the UT San Diego Sportswriters/Sportscasters Prep Poll.  Vista shut out Steele Canyon yesterday 9-0.  Valley Center beat Olympian 12-2.  Fallbrook over Grace Brethren 8-6, and Escondido topped Mar Vista 8-7.

Fallbrook – varsity baseball at Serra at noon; varsity golf hosting Mission vista at Fallbrook Golf Course at 3; boys lacrosse hosting St. Augustine beginning at 5:30

Valley Center – JV baseball hosting Mt. Carmel at 3; varsity at Granite Hills at 3; softball hosting El Camino at 3:30

Great Oak – on spring break, but with baseball at Torrey Pines at 3:30



Stocks are down today.  The Dow Jone Industrial average is off by 160 points, the NASDAQ down 40 and the S&P 500 17 lower so far today.  Oil is lower by a dollar at $47.60 a barrel.

Gasoline prices are falling once again.  The national average is $2.41 today, which is just about flat over the last week.  But in California, it’s $3.19, which is down from $3.26 a week ago.  In San Diego County, today’s average price for a gallon of regular is $3.23 – down 5 cents from a week ago.  In Riverside County, today’s average price is $3.21.  The lowest local prices are $2.99 at Costco and Sam’s Club in the Temecula Valley and $2.85 at the Vons on Centre City Parkway in Escondido.



The B100 Hours, a special four-day broadcast in which ALL regular Rez Radio programming, and in fact, virtually all identification as Rez Radio disappeared for 100 hours was a huge success in terms of listenership.  Re-creating the sound of San Diego Top 40 rock station B100 on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of its inception set records for the two online live streams published by Rez Radio – one on iHeartRadio and one in-house.  On the in-house stream, the previous high mark was 120 simultaneous listeners.  During the B100 Hours, 91.3 FM at one point had almost 200.  On iHeart, which has on occasion, cleared 300 simultaneous listeners for Rez Radio, the stream exceeded 800.  That’s a thousand total online listeners to a station based in a town of less than a thousand residents.  The cumulative total for the weekend on iHeart was over 6,000 connections.  That’s more than Rez Radio usually gets in a month – in just four days.   Since the only promotion for the special weekend of programming was through emails and privately among Facebook friends, it would seem that Friday’s article by Diane Bell in the UT San Diego must have had an impact with online listening.  Our thanks to B100 staffers who provided old recordings and participated in the weekend’s live broadcasts including Bobby Rich, Frank Anthony, Pat Gaffey, Cherie, JR Rogers, Gary Kelley, Tony Pepper, Rob Actis, Glen McCartney, Ken “Beaver Cleaver” Levine, Shotgun Tom Kelly, Rob (St. John) Sisco, and B100 General Manager Paul Palmer.  About another 40 sales, operations and on air staff were also there at Pala Casino Friday night for a party, video presentation and speeches.

It was another record year for craft beer sales, with four San Diego County breweries now ranked among the nation’s 50 largest.  Stone Brewing Co. in Escondido is now at #9 and is the highest ranking California craft brewer.  Ballast Point is 31st, Karl Strauss is 45th and Green Flash is making its debut on the Top 50 at #48.  And all four have plans to grow in the next year or two.  Stone Brewing will be opening breweries in Richmond, Virginia and Berlin, Germany.  According to the Brewer’s Association, craft brewing sales increased 22% in dollar value and 18% in volume in 2014.

At the movies over the weekend, the two new releases did well finishing 1st and 2nd in ticket sales.  Animated feature “Home” with the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin and Jennifer Lopez debuted with $52m in sales, followed by the new Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart comedy “Get Hard” at $33m.  Home got an “A” rating from CinemaScore and Get Hard a “B”.  “The Divergent Series:  Insurgent” dropped almost 59% from last week with $21m in sales and landed in 3rd place.  In its third week in theaters, “Cinderella’s” total take is now about $150m domestically.  It was 4th.  Horror film, “It Follows” expanded from 32 screens to 1,218 and jumped from 19th place to 5th with $3.8m in sales.  The rest of the Top ten were “Kingsman:  The Secret Service”, “Do You Believe?”, “Run All Night”, “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”, and Sean Penn’s “The Gunman” which is bombing in its second week in theaters with just $2m in ticket sales.

Here’s the Pala Safety Committee tip for the month of March:

Approaching Spring is good time to think about vehicle safety.  Properly maintained vehicles are safer vehicles.

  • Make sure you change your oil on a regular basis and check to see that the engine, tires, belts, hoses, mirrors, wipers, all lights and horn are all working properly.
  • Wiper blades, if anything, need replacing more often in our hot, dry climate because the rubber dries out and cracks more easily.  Experts recommend replacing them every 6 to 12 months
  • Check tire pressures regularly … at least once a month.  Tires tend to lose air over time.  The proper pressure can be found in your owner’s manual or on a sticker, usually in the driver’s door jamb.
  • Get under-inflated tires pumped up immediately.  Your vehicle won’t handle properly with under-inflated tires and you risk a blowout from the extra heat generated by under-inflation.
  • Don’t forget to check the spare.  There’s nothing worse than having a flat and finding out that your spare is flat too.
  • Check the tread wear of your tires by placing the edge of a penny in the grooves of a tire’s tread.  If you can see all of Lincoln’s head in any of the grooves, the tire is worn out.  Replace it.
  • Never hesitate in replacing a worn or damaged tire.  Good tires aren’t cheap, but they’re essential for your safety and that of your passengers.  Tires are the only thing that connects your vehicle to the road and advanced safety features like anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control can’t do their jobs without four good, matched tires.

These tips were provided by the National Safety Council, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Pala Safety Committee.


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.

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.

Wednesday’s (4/1) Pala Senior Lunch Menu – is an April Fool’s Day surprise

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

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Pala Weather – sunny and 77 this afternoon … fog possible tomorrow morning with a high tomorrow afternoon of 75 … winds gusts up to 20 miles an hour both days … warming a little on Thursday – about 81 … hottest day of the week will be Friday at 86 … back to 81 on Saturday and the low 70s Sunday and Monday … overnight lows will be in the mid to upper 40s all week.


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LISTEN LIVE ON ANY PHONE – In addition to our smart phone and online listening options, anyone with ANY kind of phone can now listen to Rez Radio 91.3 anywhere there is phone service by dialing 1 832 999 1123. Provided by AudioNow, there is no cost for the service, but calls will use plan minutes.  Or if you’re calling from a land line, normal long distance charges will apply.

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.


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.

Fallbrook High School Spring Band Concert is Thursday, March 26th at 7p at Fallbrook High School.

The Miss Fallbrook Ambassador “Live Your Dream” program is Saturday, March 28th 6:30p at the Bob Burton Center for the Performing Arts at Fallbrook High School.  This year’s theme is “Women of the American Revolution”.  Call 760 445 3688 for information

The annual Pala Community Easter Egg Hunt put on the by Pala Fire Department is Sunday, April 5, 12:45 at Vivian Banks Charter School field.  Donations of toys for toddlers to age 13, candy-filled plastic eggs and baked goods are gratefully accepted.  Call the Pala Fire Department at 760 742 1632 for details.

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 April 7th.  For information, contact the Pala Tribal Secretary’s office at 760 891 3516.

The 14th annual Pala Community Barbeque is Saturday, April 11th at noon in Pala Park.  There will be food, rides, a magic show, face painting, raffle and book fair.  Everything is free except the books.  760 742 1997

Avocado Festival in Fallbrook is coming up Sunday, April 19th from 9 to 5 all over downtown Fallbrook.  For information contact the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce at 760 728 5848

Entries are now being accepted for most of the competitive categories at this year’s San Diego County Fair with deadlines for some coming up in April.

The Flower Fields in Carlsbad are open now every day now through May 10 from 9 to 6 daily.  Antique tractor rides are offered and there is an admission charge.

Pala Raceway is now once again open to the public.  This time it’s operated by the Pala Band of Mission Indians.  Hours are 9 to 4 Tuesdays through Sundays.  Closed Mondays.   For information go to Instagram and search “OfficialPalaRaceway”.

Pala Skate Park is open to BMX riders-only from 2p until dusk Wednesdays and Sundays.  All other days are skate boarding only.   Call Pala Fitness Center for information at 760 891 3503.  Note that the Fitness Center is now closed on Sundays.

Basket weaving classes are offered twice a month Sundays from 2 to 4 at the Pala Old Tribal Hall.  The instructor is Rosie Salinas.  Call the Cupa Cultural Center for more information at 760 891 3590

Enrollment is now open for Pala Little Feathers Preschool.  The preschool is staffed with credentialed, experienced teachers.  And free GED and High School math tutoring is available by appointment only at Pala Library.  For more information on either program, call Pala Learning Center at 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 Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11a and a domestic violence support group Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 to 6 at IHC on Golsh Road in Rincon.  There’s also a Wellness Workshop the 4th Wednesday of every month from 1 to 2p at the Pala Admin building with games, crafts, informational presentations and snacks.  You can find out more at or by calling 760 749 1410 x5246.



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

  • Tue Mar 31 – Andy DeMino, tribute to Dean Martin
  • Tue Apr 7 – The Smokin’ Cobras, rockin’ oldies review of the 50s and 60s
  • Tue Apr 14 – Mar Dels, music of the 40s through the 70s
  • Tue Apr 21 – The Alley Cats, doo wop music
  • Tue Apr 28 – the Bluzmen, tribute to the Blues Brothers

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

  • Sat Apr 4 – Damage Inc, tribute to Metallica
  • Sat Apr 11 – Kenny Hale Band, tribute to classic Rock & Roll
  • Sat Apr 18 – Bostyx, tribute to Boston and Styx
  • Sat Apr 25 – Bonsallpalooza benefit concert for Bonsall Schools

Pala Events Center

  • Sat Apr 18 – Tinh Khuc Vang (Golden Songs) Vietnamese Concert 7p
  • Fri May 1 – Gabriel Iglesias 8p
  • Sat Oct 10 – Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood 7:30p

Starlight outdoor Theater

  • Sat May 23 – Queen Nation and Zeppelin USA 7:30p – GRAND OPENING
  • Fri May 29 – Creedence Clearwater Revisitied 8p
  • Sat June 6 – Whitesnake 7p
  • Sat Jun 27 – Chubby Checker 7:30p
  • Sat Jul 11 – Cheech and Chong with WAR 7:30p
  • Fri Jul 17 – Alice in Chains
  • Thu Jul 30 – Huey Lewis and the News 8p
  • Sat Aug 8 – Russell Peters 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

Sat 8p – “Songs of the Southwest – Bird-style”- native music from all over California and the Four Corners states hosted by Eric Ortega – 30 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

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

Cal Fire home page for all wildfire resource links

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 San Marcos possibly next year.

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 Mon-Sat

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:

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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