PALA TODAY – Thursday 10/27/16
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.
LOCAL AND REGIONAL HEADLINES
A pair of 17-year olds arrested yesterday in Oceanside have been linked to 5 armed robberies in that city. The two were arrested during a traffic stop following a robbery at the 7-11 on Oceanside Boulevard at about 2:15a. Officers found a loaded handgun, two BB guns and masks in their car. Investigators linked the boys to three robberies since September at the same 7-11 and two at AM/PMs on Melrose in Oceanside and Santa Fe in Vista. http://www.10news.com/news/2-teens-linked-to-series-of-oceanside-armed-robberies
Deputies searched a Temecula neighborhood yesterday for a wanted felon but apparently came up empty-handed. The parole violator was thought to be in the Paseo Del Sol neighborhood. Social media lit up with reports of deputies in the neighborhood with guns drawn. But as of 2p yesterday no announcements one way or another had been made by the Sheriff’s department. http://www.pe.com/articles/combed-816891-person-deputies.html
Armed robbers struck a Hemet jeweler and a convenience store on October 14th and 15th. Surveillance footage has now been released and the Gold Crown Exchange jeweler is offering a $2k reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction as Hemet Police seek the public’s help in finding the crooks. http://www.pe.com/articles/store-816961-jewelry-convenience.html
The California Department of Motor Vehicles reports that 21 of its 188 field offices were still closed as of 10a this morning following a catastrophic computer failure yesterday. In San Diego County, only the San Marcos field office was still affected. Temecula and Hemet opened on schedule this morning. www.dmv.ca.gov
In a surprise move on Friday, Escondido City Manager Graham Mitchell announced his resignation after less than a year on the job, citing personal reasons. The 47-year old Graham became city manager in December of last year following the retirement of long-time manager, Clay Phillips. He’d previously been city manager in Lemon Grove for 12 years. Mitchell said he planned to continue to live in Escondido. http://www.times-advocate.com/news/2016-10-27/Front_Page/City_Hall_stunned_by_city_managers_resignation_aft.html
Escondido’s police chief, Craig Carter has been named “Law Enforcement Official of the Year” by the San Diego Crime Commission. Chief Carter has served as the San Diego County Police Chiefs’ and Sheriff Association president for the past two years. http://www.times-advocate.com/news/2016-10-27/Front_Page/Escondido_Police_chief_named_Law_Enforcement_Offic.html
There was a mild 2.5 magnitude earthquake at the southeastern shore of Salton Sea yesterday afternoon at 2:45p. It was only lightly felt in the immediate area. Meanwhile, a pair of aftershocks from the August 24th earthquake in Italy rattled the central portion of that country last evening. They measured 5.4 and 6.1 on the Richer Scale, meaning the second one was eight times stronger than the first. Additional buildings crumbled, but there were no reports of major injuries or any fatalities. www.earthquake.usgs.gov http://www.pe.com/articles/knocking-816938-buildings-sending.html
Rez Radio 91.3 was honored with three awards from the San Diego Press Club at this year’s 43rd annual Excellence in Journalism celebration in San Diego on Tuesday. Eric Ortega won in the talk/interview category for “Pala Life Past and Present”. Gilbert Smith and Mike Bragg won for show series with “Galaxy Moonbeam Night Site”, the 100th anniversary of the Panama Exhibition episode. And Pala Today News at Noon won in the best newscast category for the fifth year. Rez Radio has won a total of 18 awards from the San Diego Press Club and also been recognized by the Radio and Television News Directors’ Association in our 5 ½ years on the air.
Rain is on the way for us here in Pala. The full forecast is coming up. (below)
In the World Series – Last night in Cleveland, the Cubs evened up the Series at a game apiece beating the Indians 5-1. Chicago starting pitcher Jake Arrieta had a no-hitter into the 6th inning while the offense piled on its 5 runs. That was the longest no-hit streak in a Series game since Jerry Koosman did it for the Mets in 1969. Mike Montgomery pitched two scoreless innings in relief and Aroldis Chapman closed out the final four outs with fastball strikes up to 103 miles an hour. Cleveland gave up nine hits, eight walks, and two errors along with those five runs. The start of the game was moved up an hour to try to beat a predicted rain storm. In tomorrow’s Game 3 in Chicago, the Cubs will start Kyle Hendricks against Josh Tomlin on the mound. Kyle Schwarber, who drove in two runs last night after missing six months of the regular season might not play tomorrow. He’s the Designated Hitter and that position only exists in American League stadiums.
How badly do Cubs’ fans want to see their team win its first World Series in 108 years? Or just watch them play in the World Series for the first time in 71 years? The next three games, all to be played at Wrigley Field have the most expensive ticket prices ever for a baseball game. The median price on StubHub for tomorrow’s Game 3 is $3k. For Saturday, it’s $3,650. And for Game 5 on Sunday, it’s $3,500. That’s anywhere from $2k to $2,650 more per ticket than for Game 1 or 2 in Cleveland. As of a few hours ago, the cheapest ticket for tomorrow was $2,140 each for two standing room tickets at Wrigley. But even those lofty prices fall short of the record set by Super Bowl 50 at a median price of $4,512 on StubHub. http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/17901491/median-ticket-price-see-chicago-cubs-wrigley-field-world-series-game-3-3000
Padres manager A.J. Preller said yesterday that 10 teams have inquired about trading for Padres players since his 30-day league suspension ended – one of whom wants to make a trade. Apparently Preller’s reputation wasn’t hurt by the suspension without pay on September 15th for failure to disclose medical information about pitcher Drew Pomeranz when he was traded to Boston in July. Preller insists it was a misunderstanding about medical reporting guidelines and vows that the Padres will be industry leaders in medial reporting from here on. http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/17895956/aj-preller-san-diego-padres-gm-says-reputation-not-hurt-suspension
In the NFL – Jacksonville plays at Tennessee tonight at 5:30p.
The NFL trading deadline is coming up on Tuesday, November 1st. Some names rumored to come up between now and then include 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley and wide receiver Torrey Smith. Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, and possibly Cleveland’s cornerbacks Joe Haden and Tramon Williams. Those are just rumors and normally, there’s more talk than action in the NFL at the annual trade deadline. http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/17885704/nfl-2016-adam-schefter-chris-mortensen-week-8-notebook-which-players-trading-block
In college football – San Diego State University this week announced John David Wicker as the school’s new athletic director, replacing Jim Sterk who was hired away by Missouri in August. It’s a homecoming for Wicker, who was the deputy AD from 2011 to 2015 before he left to be senior associate athletic director at Georgia Tech. http://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/17878085/john-david-wicker-returns-san-diego-state-aztecs-athletic-director
In the NBA – The lowly Lakers opened the new season in front of a sellout crowd with a win last night at Staples Center, rallying in the 4th period to beat Houston 120-114. That’s when Jordan Clarkson scored 12 of his 25 points – best of the night for LA. James Hardin had 34 points in Houston’s losing effort. Elsewhere, the Raptors, Hornets, Grizzlies, Nuggets, Thunder, and Kings all won. The only games closer than the Lakers win were the Grizzlies over the T-Wolves 102-98 and the Nuggest over New Orleans 107-102. Four games tonight including the Clippers season opener at Portland.
In the NHL – The Ducks routed the visiting Nashville Predators last night 6-1. J. Silfverberg had two for Anaheim. The other Duck goals came from Corey Perry, Andrew Cogliano, Ryan Kesler, and Nick Ritchie. Montreal, the Oilers, and the New York Rangers won the league’s other three games last night. Among tonight’s 9 games, the Kings are hosting Nashville.
Anaheim has resigned restricted free agent Hampus Lindholm to a new 6-year deal worth $5.25m a season. Lindholm was drafted 6th overall by Anaheim in 2012, has 92 points in his 236 NHL games and led the Ducks last season with a career-high 115 blocked shots. http://www.espn.com/nhl/story/_/id/17900930/anaheim-ducks-re-sign-defenseman-hampus-lindholm
In Golf - The Shesahn International in Shanghai has completed round 1 with Sweden’s Rickard Karlberg leading Rickie Fowler by one stroke at 8-under par 64. Russel Knox is the defending champion. He’s two stokes in back of Karlberg, tied with Daniel Berger.
Local high school sports: San Diego CIF playoffs continue for girls’ golf and tennis
Bonsall – no scheduled games
Great Oak – girls’ varsity tennis at League Preliminaries today; football against Murrieta Valley at 4p, freshmen hosting, JV away; water polo hosting Temecula Valley beginning at 5p
Valley Center – field hockey hosting Fallbrook beginning at 3:15p; freshman football hosting Escondido at 5p; water polo at the San Diego Open today through Saturday
Fallbrook – football has a bye this week; volleyball at Ramona beginning at 3:30p; water polo at the San Diego Open today through Saturday; girls’ CIF team tennis today and tomorrow
Stocks are mixed again today with the blue chips up a little and the broader stocks down a little. Gold and oil are both up.
Twitter plans to shut down its Vine mobile video app within a few months. The company has also announced it will cut 9% of its workforce, or about 350 jobs. Though Twitter’s user base is up 11% in the last three months – more than expected – it’s still down 44% from 12 months ago. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/twitter-to-shutter-vine-video-app-2016-10-27
LIFESTYLE AND GREEN LIVING
Friends of the Valley Center Library are holding a book sale tomorrow from 9:30a to 4:30p. Most books in the Friends bookstore inside the library are half price and they’re hosting a Buck a Bag sale. Buy a bag for one dollar and fill it with books from the bargain table outside the store.
Fifteen native baskets from the Lusieno, Diegueno, and Kumeyaay tribes are now on display at the Valley Center History Museum. The museum at 29200 Cole Grade Road is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4p and admission is free. www.VCHistory.org 760 749 2993
Free golf lessons are being offered by Pechanga golf instructor Randy Chang for kids and teens who turn in a bag of Halloween candy the first two weekends in November. The collected sweets will be given to veterans and members of the military and can be dropped off at Pechanga’s Journey pro shop from 7a to 5p November 4-6 and 11-13 – one lesson per child or teen. http://www.pe.com/articles/candy-816980-golf-brings.html
Yet another invasive insect is threatening Southern California trees. We’ve been living with dead and dying oak trees for about 20 years. Now comes the South American palm weevil, moving up from its native South and Central America. Invasive species specialist from UC Riverside, Mark Hoddle says the bug has already killed hundreds of palm trees from the Border to Chula Vista and is probably in the process of killing many more than we realize. Infestations had been detected in Tijuana up to ten years ago. The weevils bury their eggs in palm fronds. The hatched larvae then eat away at the tree until it dies, usually in a matter of months. The weevil is easy to spot. It’s black, about an inch and half long and can fly up to ten miles. Not having spread past Chula Vista, Hoodle says at this point, there’s a good chance it can be contained. Otherwise it threatens Southern California’s $70m ornamental palm industry and $30m commercial date industry, not to mention the cost of removing millions of dead palm trees and the loss of a Southern California icon. http://www.kpbs.org/news/2016/oct/26/invasive-insect-threatens-san-diego-countys-palm-t/
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Pala seniors’ lunch menu for tomorrow (10/28) – chef salad, sliced beets, croutons, and fresh fruit
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Pala Weather – partly sunny with a high of 83 this afternoon … 30% chance of rain after 11p tonight … rain likely tomorrow morning with possible heavy thunderstorms before noon … scattered showers after that … mostly cloudy tomorrow afternoon with a high of 77 and wind gusts up to 20 miles an hour … partly sunny Saturday with a high of 80 … 20% chance of showers Saturday night through Sunday when the daytime high will drop to 71 … mostly sunny and 69 Monday … a slight chance of showers Tuesday and Wednesday … the high will be 66 Tuesday and 72 Wednesday … overnight lows in the low 50s tonight through Sunday … upper 40s next 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 email@example.com at least a week before the event.
Temecula residents can dispose of bulky items and e-waste at Chaparral High School on Nicolas Road Saturday, October 29 between 8a and 2p. Motor oil, anti-freeze, and car batteries will be accepted. Household batteries, tires, pesticides and florescent light bulbs will not.
There’s a Day of the Dead celebration Saturday, October 29th at the historic Rancho Guajome Adobe in Vista from 10a to 4p. There’ll be dancing to live music, costume and crafts contests, and self-guided tours of the 22-room adobe. Tickets are $4 for adults, $2 for kids 4-12. The park is on North Santa Fe just south of Highway 76. 760 724 4082
There’s a fry bread cook-off to benefit Winter Camp at Standing Rock Sunday, November 6 from noon to 1:30p at Kilma Lattin’s place on Pala Temecula Road. A dozen cooks from several local reservations are competing.
Language classes in Paxenexily are offered every other Tuesday from 2:30 to 4:30p at Pala Admin. The next class is November 8. Contact the Pala Tribal Secretary’s office for details. 760 891 3517
Pala Veterans are honoring all active military and veterans with a Veterans Day breakfast at 9a Friday, November 11th in the Pala Administration main hall. Everyone is welcome.
The 4th annual California American Indian Indigenous Film Festival at Cal State San Marcos is November 17-19 at the campus the first two days, concluding at Pechanga on Saturday the 19th. http://www.caiiff.com/
BlueBird CPAs of Reno is offering three $5k college scholarships in support of Native American accounting students. The deadline to apply is February 15. http://bluebirdcpas.com/scholarship-cpa-accounting-firm-reno-nevada-las-vegas/
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 Valley Center Farmer’s Market is every Thursday from 3-7p at VC Community Center on Valley Center Road.
Pala Raceway is open from 8 to 6 Fridays through Tuesdays. Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays. For information go to Instagram and search “OfficialPalaRaceway”. http://instagram.com/officialpalaraceway/
Pala Skate Park is open to BMX riders-only from 2p until dusk Wednesdays and Sundays. All other days are skate boarding only. Interval Training classes are offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, and Chair Aerobics classes Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Call Pala Fitness Center for information on all of these at 760 891 3503
Basket weaving classes are offered twice a month Sundays from 2 to 4 at the Pala Old Tribal Hall. Call the Cupa Cultural Center for more information at 760 891 3590
Enrollment is open for Pala Little Feathers Preschool. Free GED and High School math tutoring is available by appointment-only at Pala Library. For more information on all of these programs, call Pala Learning Center at 760 742 1997.
Al-Anon meets Monday evenings at 7:30p 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 www.IndianHealth.com or by calling 760 749 1410 x5246.
Event listings and info to help you enjoy Pala’s own four-diamond Casino, Spa and Resort – (Auto Club rating, nine consecutive years) http://www.palacasino.com/entertainment/events-schedule/
Click here for poker promotions http://www.palacasino.com/casino/poker/promotions/
Click here for poker tournament calendar http://www.palacasino.com/casino/poker/tournaments-calendar/
Pala Box Office 1 877 946 7252 or www.startickets.com
Infinity – Tuesday afternoons – 60 Plus Club from 11 to 3p with live shows at 1
- Tues, Nov 1 – Mark Barnett, tribute to Roy Orbison
- Tues, Nov 8 – Paperback Writer, tribute to The Beatles
- Tues, Nov 15 – Smooth Sounds of Santana, tribute to Santana
- Tues, Nov 22 – Cash, Killer & The King, tribute to Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis
- Tues, Nov 29 – 59th Street Bridge, tribute to Simon & Garfunkel
Infinity – Saturday night tribute shows at 8p followed by Club Infinity until 1a
- Sat Oct 29 – Queen Nation, tribute to Queen
- Sat Nov 12 – ThundHerStruck, all-girl tribute to AC/DC
- Sat Nov 19 – Live From Earth, tribute to Pat Benatar
- Sat Nov 26 – Turn the Page, tribute to Bob Seger
- Sat Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve with Grand Sonic Theory
The Wine Cave – live jazz & acoustic weekends at 7p Fri and Sat, 5p Sun
Luis Rey’s – live bands at 7p Fridays and Saturdays
Pala Events Center
- Fri Nov 11 – Theresa Caputo, spiritual medium
- Sat Nov 26 – Du Am – The Echo Vietnamese concert
- Sat Jan 21 – Styx
REZ RADIO 91.3 FM PROGRAMMING LINEUP as of 9/16/16
M-F 9a – “Democracy Now!” – a daily independent global news hour hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez – 60 min – live – from Pacifica network
M-F 10a - “Native America Calling” – live national call-in talk – 60 min – live – from NV1 network
M-F 12noon - “Pala Today” – local news, sports, business, weather and features with John Fox – 30 min – live
Every night at 7p – “Rez Radio Reggae Hour” – either “Rez Dub Reggae with Elijah”, “Reggae Makossa with Makeda Dread”, or “Reggae from the Vault” – 60 min – recorded
Every night at midnight - “The Old Time Radio Hour” featuring network radio drama, comedy and variety from the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s: Mon- “The Great Gildersleeve” and “Pat Novak for Hire”, Tues – “Gunsmoke” and “The Aldrich Family”, Wed – “Fibber McGee and Molly” and “Red Skelton”, Thur – “Dragnet” and “Jack Benny”, Fri – “The Life of Riley” and “Suspense”, Sat –“Tales of the Texas Rangers”and “Abbott and Costello”, Sun – “My Favorite Husband” and “Johnny Dollar” – 60 min recorded (a looooooong time ago)
Mon 11a - "The Treatment" - host Elvis Mitchell interviews movers and shakers from the world of movies, popular art and entertainment - 30 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica
Mon 11:30a, repeats Tues 12:30p – “Left, Right and Center” – politics, policy and pop culture with Robert Scheer and Rich Lowry – 30 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica
Mon 12:30p, repeats Sat 7:30a – “Pala Life: Past and Present” – native culture, language and interviews with elders hosted by Eric Ortega . Podcasts available at http://palalifepastandpresent.podbean.com – 30 min – recorded
Mon 6p, repeats Fri 11a – “Back in the Day” – Doots and Darlene host an hour of personally selected music and reminisce about good times on the Rez in Pala. – 60 min – recorded
Tues 11a – “Good Food” – host Evan Kleiman looks at cultures through their food customs, unusual restaurants, the politics of food and the people involved – 60 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica
Tues 1p - “Mark’s Groovy Trip” – Top 40 ‘70’s music and trivia with Mark Gleason. Podcasts available at http://mandmsgroovytrip.podbean.com – 3 hours – live
Tues thru Sat 6p – “The Wolfman Jack Show” – hits of the 50’s through 70’s hosted by the legendary Wolfman Jack – 60 min Tue-Fri, 4 hours Sat - recorded
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 – “Rootstock Radio” – host Theresa Marquez with interviews on a variety of subjects important to your good health – 30 min – recorded
NEW – Fri 5p – “One Track Beyond” – host Roy Robertson plays one classic rock hit followed by a track you may not have heard before from the same album – 60 min - recorded
Fri 12:30p – “Sea Change Radio” – with Alex Wise … environmental awareness in the 21st century – 30 minutes – recorded from Pacifica Network.
Fri 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 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 – “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 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 1940s and 50s 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 1940s 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 1950s starring Jack Webb. A different episode also heard Thursday at midnight – 30 minutes – recorded
Sun 3p - “Classic Country Saloon” – country music from the 1930s to 1980s – 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 8p – “Rockin’ the Rez” – repeat of the previous Sat 10a show hosted by Joel Rafael – 60 min – recorded
Sun 10P – “Beale Street Caravan” – an hour of Delta blues music and conversation with Memphis Tee and Heather Blue – 60 min- recorded
Sun 11p – “Juke in the Back” – an hour of 1940s and 50s 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 http://www.sdcdpw.org/emergency only available during severe weather
Cal Fire home page for all wildfire resource links http://www.fire.ca.gov/index.php
Look over this checklist prepared by CalFire to see if you’re ready http://www.readyforwildfire.org/
In an emergency, one of Pala Rez RadioTM's resources for obtaining information is local amateur radio operators. Even if you don’t have a Ham license you can monitor their frequencies: Fallbrook repeater 146.175, Palomar repeater 146.730, RACES repeater 147.195, on any radio that receives the 2 meter band. There are “smart phone” apps that do this too.
Live Audio feeds from the above ham and other Southern California sources including CHP, Sheriff and Escondido police available at http://www.radioreference.com/apps/audio/?action=cwp&ctid=219
The California Department of Forestry's frequency is 151.190 and the CHP is 39.800.
NOAA weather band radio … 162.400 mHz is the strongest of their seven frequencies in Pala or www.noaa.gov
National Poison Control Center – 800 222 1222
California Department of Public Health Information Line: (916) 341-3947; Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/DEFAULT.aspx
Indian Health Council Rincon clinic events calendar http://indianhealth.com/calendar.htm 760 749 1410
www.NativeHire.org – a non-profit search engine paid for by employers seeking to hire Native Americans. Search job offers, post resumes and find job skill courses.
California DMV – most registration issues can be handled online at www.dmv.ca.gov Local offices: Temecula at 27851 Diaz Road, Oceanside at 4005 Plaza Drive, and Poway at 13461 Community Road are open 7 to 5 Monday through Friday except Wednesday when they open at 8. Hemet at 1200 S. State St. opens an hour later. 800 777 0133 to make an appointment at any office. The Escondido office has closed but will reopen at a new location in 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 https://www.facebook.com/PalaEnvironmentalDepartment
San Luis Rey Watershed Council, cool pictures from Oceanside/Pacific Ocean all the way up past Lake Henshaw, cleanup events, fairs, and other activities individuals/families may find interesting https://www.facebook.com/SanLuisReyWatershedCouncil
Pala Fitness Center - open to the public Mon-Sat http://www.palatribe.com/programs/Fitness-Center
Pala Skate Park Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pala-Skate-Park/131893240216737
SoCal Citrus tree quarantine and Asian Citrus Psyllid treatment http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/EXOTIC/diaphorinacitri.html http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/acp/
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): http://www.nrc.gov/
California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA): http://www.oes.ca.gov/
County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services: www.ReadySanDiego.org/
Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill. www.savegregorycanyon.org
Check the status of local road and transit projects: http://www.keepsandiegomoving.com/home.aspx
General disaster prep advice: www.ReadySanDiego.org
Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook http://hpwren.ucsd.edu/cameras/
Live webcam on top of Palomar Mountain http://palomarmountainwebcam.com/ and a guide to what you’re seeing on this webcam at http://tchester.org/temp/palomar/palomar%20webcam_label.jpg
Fallbrook High School http://www.fallbrookhs.org/index.jsp
Valley Center High School http://vchs.vcpusd.net/
Great Oaks High School in Temecula http://gohs.tvusd.k12.ca.us/
Save time searching online with quick, organized listings of all major websites www.AllMyFaves.com
Consumer Advocate Clark Howard’s website – tons of useful links at http://clarkhoward.com/
Business and auto-related news links at Ed Wallace’s website, http://www.insideautomotive.com/