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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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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,

PALA TODAY – Tuesday 10/13/15

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.



The worst of the heatwave is over.  Next up, a chance of rain.  The full forecast is coming up. (below)

A worker was killed at an Oceanside construction site this morning when a concrete slab fell, crushing him to death.  It happened about 9a on Avenida del Oro near Avenida de la Plata.  The worker, in his 50’s was near a headwall – a structure designed to channel rainwater when it fell on top of him.

Along with a last-minute bill signed into law by Governor Brown allowing automatic voter registration when you obtain or renew a driver’s license in California, the Governor has approved legislation that prohibits the use of the R-word – as in the nickname for Washington’s NFL team – in  public schools and in state government correspondence.  Brown vetoed a bill that would have suspended college students found responsible for rape and forcible sex acts for two years.

The Pala Band of Mission Indians has received clearance to conduct LiveScan background checks for tribal foster homes under SB 1460.  Pala is also the first tribe to apply to the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Office of Justice Services program known as Purpose Code X.  The program gives BIA Justice Services access to timely information when children require emergency placement in safe homes.  Thanks to SB 1460, tribes can now get criminal history and child abuse information from the California Department of Justice and be directly involved in the approval of tribal foster homes.  Pala is the first tribe in the state to take advantage of these new laws.  The local point person for all of this is Season Brown, Director of Social Services for the Pala tribe.

Tomorrow’s San Diego County Board of Supervisors hearing on the proposed Lilac Hills Ranch project has been postponed and no new date has been scheduled.  A spokesman at the county says it’s not really a postponement – that land use meetings are on October 28th, November 18th and December 16th.  The Valley Center Roadrunner speculated that loose ends regarding recommendations by the Planning Commission for roads and schools in the development haven’t had time to be organized for the Supervisors to consider.

The woman shot and killed in a standoff with Riverside Sheriff’s deputies in Aguana last Friday has been identified as 62-year old Margaret Wagner.  The incident began with a domestic disturbance call at 6:20a Friday in the 54000 block of Wildwood drive in Idyllwid.  The reported woman with a firearm had fled before authorities arrived.  An investigation led them to Jacob Court in Aguanga at about 10a Friday.  After refusing to surrender her weapon, SWAT officers were called and fired on her when she pointed the handgun at deputies after refusing additional commands to drop the weapon and exit the house.  The deputy involved in the shooting is on administrative leave per Department policy.

Following a four-month recruitment period, the city of Temecula has promoted ten-year veteran city employee Luke Watson the post of Community Development Director.  Previous director, Armando Villa left to take a job with the County of Imperial.  Watson and his new department oversee city planning, code enforcement, and building and safety divisions in Temecula.

Authorities are searching for a missing 61-year old Menifee man.  Thomas Cotton, who uses a wheelchair was last seen Monday evening at his home in the 26000 block of Wheat Street.  He’s described as 6 foot 1, 185 pounds and was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, white tennis shoes, and a black baseball cap.  Anyone with information can call Sheriff’s Investigator Mike Heath at 951 210 1000.



In Major League Baseball – The Royals were on their heels in Houston going into the top of the 8th, trailing 6 to 2 in what could have been their final game of the season.  Then they rallied in a major way, scoring 5 runs and adding two more in the 9th to beat the Astros 9-6 and force a decisive Game 5.  The rally began when Houston shortstop Carlos Correa mis-handled a grounder that could have been a double play.  He’d been the hero of the game to that point with two homers and four RBIs.  At 21 years and 20 days, Correa is the youngest Astro and youngest MLB shortstop to ever homer in a post season game.  Game 5 will be Wednesday in KC.  The other American League series is also going to a fifth game.  The Blue Jays tied the series yesterday in Arlington, beating the Rangers 8-4.  In the National League, the Cubs now lead their series with St. Louis 2 games to 1 after yesterday’s 8-6 victory.  The Cubs hit a post-season record six home runs.  In New York, the Mets bombed the Dodgers 13-7 to take a 2 games to one lead in the NLDS.  Chase Utley stayed on the bench for this first postseason game at Citi Field.  Both the National League series continue today – Chicago at 1:30 and New York at 5 – both on TBS.

In the NFL – Last night at Qualcomm Stadium – a really disappointing night for Chargers fans as the Bolts outplayed the Pirates but the Bucs pulled of a last second touchdown.  Pittsburgh’s Le’Veon Bell carried it 1 yard, reaching the ball across the goal line as time expired.  Final score 24-20.  A controversial missing 18 seconds of Chargers’ possession will almost certainly be contested with the league today.  On the bright side, Antonio Gates got his 100th and 101st career touchdowns.  Phillip Rivers completed 35 of 48 passes for 365 yards.  He was sacked twice and intercepted once.  But so was Pittsburgh’s Michael Vick.

In college football – USC yesterday fired head coach Steve Sarkisian one day after announcing he would take an undetermined leave of absence over health concerns.  Sarkisian’s problems first surfaced at an August pep rally public display for which he apologized, then announced he would be getting unspecified treatment.  During his short tenure with USC, the Trojans record is 12 and 6.  They were dropped from the AP Top 25 after losing to unranked Washington last Thursday.

In the NBA – Preseason – the Lakers host Sacramento tonight

In the NHL – The Ducks home opener was just as disappointing as their season opener Saturday in San Jose.  Anaheim lost to Vancouver 2-1 in a shootout.  In Boston, Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos scored his 500th career point in a tie-breaking power-play goal as the Lightning beat the Bruins 6-3.  It was Tampa’s first win in Boston in five years.  The Bruins are having an even worse start than the Ducks.  They’re 0 and 3.  Nine games today including the Kings hosting Vancouver.

With more major sports going on right now than at any other time of the year, ESPN has released its rankings of favorite professional sports franchises based on fan feedback.  For the second year in a row, the overall #1 professional team in any sport is the San Antonio Spurs.  They’re tops in fan relations, have great personalities associated with the team, and of course, they win.   The Arizona Diamondbacks, though ranked 9th overall, topped the list in promotions and contests.  They had events, discounts or giveaways at more than half their home games this season.  The 16th ranked Golden State Warriors were best in ultimate value, winning more than 80% of their games, yet charging just $47.38 on average for tickets – six dollars below the league average.  Compare that with the New York Knicks, who knick their fans an average of over $100 per ticket, yet won fewer than 25% of their games last year.  Speaking of bargains, you know how expensive stadium food is?  Not in Cincinnati.  At the High 5 Grille in the upper deck at the Reds’ Great American Ball Park, hot dogs and sodas are a buck apiece – every game.  Compare that to Miami where hot dogs are $7.  The Top 5 teams overall in this year’s survey were:  The San Antonio Spurs, the Memphis Grizzlies, the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Anaheim Ducks, and the Seattle Seahawks.  The Ducks scored highest in the NHL for value as measured by wins versus ticket prices and second overall in the NHL behind only Tampa Bay.  Anaheim’s drop in coaching ranking – down from 41st to 53rd – is the reason the Ducks dropped from 2nd place last year to 4th this year.  The other Anaheim team, the Angels ranked 28th overall.  The LA Kings were #39.  The LA Clippers were 42nd.  The Dodgers were #59.  The Padres came in at #80 – which wasn’t bad as long as you don’t care how well the team did.  Petco Park ranked high for low prices and a quality home game experience.  It has the largest video billboard in the Major Leagues.  There just aren’t very many team highlights to show on it.  The Lakers were #101.  The Chargers came in at #115 among professional sports franchises in America – that’s just 7 places from dead last.  Are we sure we want the Chargers to stay in San Diego?

Local high school sports:  We inadvertently omitted Fallbrook’s game last Friday from yesterday’s football roundup.  The varsity Warriors beat Escondido 28-14.

Bonsall – no scheduled games today

Fallbrook – varsity girls’ golf hosting Orange Glen at Fallbrook Golf Course at 3p

Valley Center – varsity golf against Ramona at San Vicente Country Club at 3p; tennis against Ramona at 3:15p, JV hosting at Adams Park, varsity away

Great Oak – girls’ varsity gold at Temecula Valley at 3; tennis against Vista Murrieta at 3:15p, JV hosting, varsity away; water polo and volleyball hosting Temecula Valley beginning at 3:15p



Stocks have drifted from slightly positive to down just slightly over the last several hours of trading.  Gold gained for the third day in a row.  November oil was down a few cents to just under $47 a barrel.  Oil production fell a little last month as Saudi Arabia cut back.  That should have boosted futures.

Italian car maker Ferrari has filed papers for a long-awaited initial public offering.  The shares will be sold by Ferrari’s parent company, Fiat-Chrysler under the stock ticker symbol “RACE”.  At the projected price range of $48 to 52 a share, that’s a valuation of around $10b.  Company officials and bankers are hoping the Ferrari name and reputation will help steer the company clear of recent market volatility that has spoiled numerous other IPOs.


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

Halloween is a fun time to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating and eat treats … for kids too.  Here are some tips to make Halloween fun and safe for trick-or-treaters.

  • No one should trick-or-treat alone.  Always walk in groups.
  • Attach reflective tape to costumes and bags, and carry a flashlight to help drivers see you.
  • If you’re walking where there’s no sidewalk, walk on the far edge of the road facing traffic.
  • Wear well-fitting masks, costumes and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips and falls.
  • Eat only factory-wrapped treats.  Avoid homemade treats made by strangers.
  • Never walk near lit candles or luminarias.
  • Be sure your costume is flame resistant.
  • Test makeup on a small area first.  Remove it before bedtime to prevent possible skin and eye irritation.

These tips provided by the U.S. Fire Administration, FEMA, 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.

Call the Pala Fire Department at 760 742 1632 before starting any open fires to get the day’s Cal Fire and APCD recommendations.

With the rainy season approaching, Pala Fire Department has plenty of prefilled sandbags ready to go for Pala residents only.  You can come by the fire station to pick them up or, elders can call 760 742 1632 and have them delivered.

Tomorrow’s Pala Seniors Lunch Menu (10/14) is:  ham & turkey sandwich, lettuce & tomato, macaroni salad, and cookies

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 – mostly sunny with a high temperature this afternoon of 89 … partly sunny and 86 tomorrow with a 20% chance of rain and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening … increasing to 30% chance Thursday, with a slight chance continuing through Friday morning … afternoon highs will be about 80 Thursday through Monday … overnight lows about 60 all week


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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 next Pala General Council meeting is Wednesday, October 14, 7p in the main hall of the Pala Administration Center.

This year’s Fallbrook Harvest Faire including pumpkin contests, petting zoo, pony and hayrides, and the announcement of winners of this year’s scarecrow contest is Sunday, October 18 from 10a to 4p all over downtown Fallbrook.

Flu shots will be available Monday, October 19th from 10a to 1p at the Pala Administration Building.  Shots are for adults 18 and up and elders.  No children vaccine will be available.

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 October 20th.  For information, contact the Pala Tribal Secretary’s office at 760 891 3516.

The Pala Casino’s annual Fall Crafts Festival is Friday, October 23rd from 8a to 5p in the Pala Events Center.

The Pumpkin Patch at Bates Nut Farm is open every day now through October 31st on Woods Valley Road in Valley Center.  Tractor hayrides, a straw maze, petting corral and pony rides, vendors and live music on the weekends. Admission is free.  Parking is $5 on weekends in October.

The next Tribes 4 Christ food and clothing drive is Monday, October 26th at 3p at the La Jolla Tribal Hall Gym on Highway 76.  For more information, call 760 742 1481

There’s a fall festival with food, games, prizes, a costume contest, and cake walk Wednesday, October 28th at IHC on Golsh Road in Rincon.  Hours are 5 to 7p.  There’s also an expired and unwanted medicine takeback at the festival from 5 to 6:30p.  Call 760 749 1410 for more information.

The American Indians Veterans Association is having a Halloween fundraiser Friday, October 30th from 6 to 8p in the Pala Admin meeting hall.  All you can eat chili and cornbread, a costume contest, and a raffle.  Call Virgil Osuna for more information 760 712 6059

The 3rd annual San Diego American Indian Film Festival begins November 19th at Cal State San Marcos.

There’s a Crochet Club meeting every Tuesday from 5-7p at Pala Administration Building.  Call the Tribal Secretary’s office for info at 760 891 3517

The Roadrunners Walking Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9 to 10 at the Rincon Baseball Park.  And there’s circuit training at 15 workout stations Mondays and Wednesdays at 9a at Pala Youth Center.  Everybody is welcome.  Call Alyssa at IHC for more information.  760 749 1410 x5263

Pala Raceway has new hours.  Gates are now open from 8 to 6 Fridays through Tuesdays.  Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays.   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 on that and Interval Training classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, and Chair Aerobics classes Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

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.  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 domestic violence support group Tuesday afternoons from 3 to 5:30p and a pain management support group Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11a at IHC on Golsh Road in Rincon.  From noon to 3 on Wednesdays in the Dreamweaver Room, it’s Stitch to Wellness – a crafting and discussion group covering different health topics each week.  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 about all of these 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.

  • Tues Oct 13 – Heartache Tonight, tribute to The Eagles
  • Tues Oct 20 – Andy DeMino, tribute to Dean Martin
  • Tues Oct 27 – The Bluzmen, tribute to the Blues Brothers

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

  • Sat Oct 17 – Lovedrive, tribute to The Scorpions
  • Sat Oct 24 – Queen Nation, tribute to Queen
  • Sat Oct 31 – Halloween Party with Siren’s Crush and a $4k costume contest
  • Sat Nov 14 – One With Everything, tribute to Styx
  • Sat Nov 21 – Memory Layne, tribute to Alice in Chains
  • Sat Nov 28 – Boys of Summer, tribute to the Eagles
  • Thur Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve Party with Cougrzz
  • Sat Jan 23 – Tim Braun, spiritual medium
  • Sat Feb 13 – Arrival From Sweden, tribute to ABBA

The Wine Cave – live jazz & acoustic weekends at 7p

  • Fri & Sat Oct 16 & 17 – Dove & Reno

Luis Rey’s – free live music at 7p

  • Fri & Sat Oct 16 & 17 – Barry J

Pala Events Center

  • Sat Oct 17 – Mike Epps 7:30p
  • Sat Nov 28 – Vietnamese concert 7:30p
  • Fri & Sat Dec 4-5 – Kathy Griffin, 8p
  • Fri Dec 11 – Eric Burdon & The Animals, 8p
  • Sat Jan 16 – Temptations & Dramatics, 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 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

Sat 11p – “Futuresound” – electronic music hosted by Cuscino – 60 minutes – 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 from the 1930’s to 1980’s  – 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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