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2014 Honors From the San Diego Press Club

Rez Radio 91.3's "Pala Today news at noon" has been honored by the San Diego Press Club with The Award of Excellence for Best Radio Newscast in San Diego County 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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Rez Radio is now on iHeartRadio.  Click here to download the free app that matches your phone, iPad or other streaming device, search "Rez Radio" and save us as a favorite for easy access anywhere you go.

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,

Wednesday 11/26/14

PALA TODAY – Wednesday 11/26/14  - Happy Thanksgiving!  PT returns Monday 12/1

The following items are part of “Pala Today” as heard this day at noon on PALA REZ RADIO™ 91.3 FM in Pala and worldwide online … click here to listen live or call 1 832 999 1123



People protesting the Grand Jury findings in Ferguson, Missouri shut down I-5 in La Jolla this morning, backing up traffic for several miles in both directions at the peak of rush hour.  Dozens marched onto the northbound lanes at La Jolla Village Drive just before 7a.  One driver got out of his car and physically confronted a man with a bullhorn.  CHP moved the protest to the shoulder about a half hour later.   Demonstrators made their way to the UCSD campus by 8:15.  This morning’s disruption followed two rallies last night in downtown San Diego and City Heights.  The City Heights protest temporarily shut down I-15 in San Diego.

If you’re traveling long distance today, check those flight schedules.  Over 500 U.S. flights have been cancelled and over 1,700 delayed today due to weather.  That includes a few at Lindbergh Field, LAX and Ontario. is one way to monitor those flight statistics.

United Airlines has announced that it plans to eliminate daily service from Carlsbad’s Palomar-McClellan Aiport to LAX in May, leaving the airport with no major commercial carrier.  United Express will be moving to a new fleet of jets that can’t land on Palomar’s short runway, according to a spokeswoman for operator Skywest.  The runway at Palomar is roughly half the length of that at Lindbergh Field.  Eight charter and air taxi services operate out of Palomar.  American Eagle and U.S. Airways Express used to offer flights to LAX and Phoenix, respectively.  Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce CEO, Ted Owen says he wouldn’t be surprised if another airline stepped in to take United’s place.

Riverside County Supervisor Kevin Jeffries is recommending individual departments shoulder the financial responsibility for lawsuits.  The full board yesterday recommended some changes but stopped short of Jeffries’ plan.  Currently, all county agencies make a contribution to the county’s risk management fund.  Jeffries is concerned about the increasing amounts being drained from that fund due to civil litigation.  The administrative protocol approved by the board will require department heads to notify the county’s lawyers and HR of “significant incidents” that could lead to a lawsuit, prompt investigation of such incidents, regular reports to the board on resolved and pending litigation, and other measures to “increase accountability and reduce the frequency of future liability and litigation”.  Riverside Sheriff Stan Sniff opposes Jeffries full-responsibility concept saying he would be exposed to “civil vulnerability” if he had to publicly argue the details of cases involving deputies.

After talking about it all year, the Supervisors voted 3-1 yesterday to increase fees on developers with projects in unincorporated Riverside County.  Supervisors Ashley, Stone and Benoit voted in favor.  Jeffries voted against and took issue with the idea that commercial developers pay nothing towards the maintenance and improvement of regional parks and trails.  Several residents spoke against the new Developer Impact Fee schedule, saying it was too generous to developers.  Under the county’s new DIF schedule revenues would phase upwards from the current $200m annually to $367m within two years. That’s still significantly below pre-recession levels when fees were slashed to stimulate the economy.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced Monday that the agency selling electricity from the Hoover Dam has agreed to settle for its role in the September, 2011 blackout that affected 7m people in Southern California, Arizona and Baja.  Because of Western-DSW’s status as a federal agency under the Department of Energy, it won’t pay a fine.  Instead, the agency will improve its grid reliability analysis and add a real-time monitoring tool to share with other agencies.  The federal investigation into the 2011 blackout blamed poor preparation and awareness of grid conditions by several utilities and grid managers throughout the region.  SoCal Edison was fined $650k last month for its role in the incident.  Arizona Public Service agreed to a $3.25m civil penalty and the Imperial Irrigation District settled for $12m.

Caltrans has cancelled resurfacing work scheduled for this week on Highway 76 in Pauma Valley.  No construction delays are expected.



In the NFL – You get three NFL games this year with your turkey.  Lions host Da Behrs at 9:30 tomorrow morning.  Philadelphia is at Dallas for the 1:30 game.  And the 49ers host the Seahawks at 5:30.  The Chargers are at Baltimore this Sunday at 10.

Though he’s still part of the team’s long term plans, Robert Griffin III will not start at quarterback for Washington Sunday against Indianapolis.  Colt McCoy gets the nod instead.

In college football – The Longhorns host #5 TCU tomorrow at 4:30.  Friday, #8 UCLA hosts Stanford.  #13 Arizona State is at #11 Arizona.  Both games start at 12:30.  On Saturday, #1 Alabama hosts #15 Auburn.  #2 Oregon is at Oregon State.  #3 Florida State hosts Florida.  #4 Mississippi State is at Ole Miss.  And San Diego State hosts San Jose State at 12:30 in Qualcomm Stadium.

In the NBA – The Clippers are in Detroit and the Lakers host first-place Memphis tonight.  The Grizzlies are 12 and 2.  The Lakers are 3 and 11.  They’ve only won one home game so far this year.  Laker management is working on a one-year veteran minimum deal for forward Earl Clark to make up for the loss of Xavier Henry, Steve Nash and Julius Randle to season-ending injuries.

In college hoops - San Diego State beat Pitt 74-57 last night in the semi-finals of the Maui Invitational.  The highest rated recruit in SDSU’s history, Winston Shepard had the best back-to-back performances of his career with 18 points and 8 rebounds against BYU Monday, followed by 13 and 7 against Pitt.  But Trey Kell was high scorer for the Aztecs with 15 last night.

In the NHL – Last night the Kings lost in a shootout at Nashville and the Ducks beat the Flames for the 19th straight time in Anaheim 3-2. The Kings play in Minnesota tonight.  The Ducks next game is Friday hosting Chicago.

In High School prep sports:

Fallbrook – school’s on break all this week – the annual staff and alumni basketball game is tonight along with JV boys at 5:30 and varsity at 7; Wrestling this Saturday beginning at 7a at Temescal Canyon; Soccer hosting Rancho Buena Vista beginning at 10.

Valley Center – school’s on break all this week – no games until Monday, December 1

Great Oak – school’s on break all this week – no games today.  Girls JV water polo at a tournament in Hemet on Friday; On Saturday, cross country at the State Meet in Fresno; Boys wrestling at the Los Osos Tournament at 9; Girls varsity wrestling hosting Redlands at 10



A lackluster day in stocks heading into the holiday weekend.  Here’s the midday update from

Gold closed lower at very close to $1,200 an ounce.

Four Atlantic City casinos have closed their doors this year.  Investor Carl Icahn is offering Trump Entertainment $5m in financing to see it through bankruptcy and prevent one more casino from joining that list.  The money will keep Trump Taj Mahal operating through January.  As a secured lender, Icahn will be in a position to become the sole owner of the new company once it emerges from bankruptcy.

Ready, set, shop!  Toys R Us says it’s offering time savings with its doorbusters.   pup/MarketWatch%20News%20Break/0#’s Alisa Parenti talks with an expert about how to shop safe this holiday season – both in person and online.

Smart phones are a tremendous convenience … until they need recharging.




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

Deep frying of holiday turkeys has become more popular in recent years.  With it come some safety issues.  Thousands of turkey fryer fires are reported every year.   Remember these safety tips:

  • Set up your fryer outdoors, at least ten feet away from the house
  • Keep children and pets away from the fryer
  • Have a fire extinguisher standing by when using a turkey fryer
  • Oil must be even and steady at all times.  Set up on a flat, level surface and carefully gauge the amount of oil needed
  • Only fry a turkey that is thawed and dry.  Hot oil and water are an explosive combination.  Water in hot oil will bubble over, spilling onto the burner where the oil will catch fire.
  • Keep track of the oil temperature.  Many fryers don’t have their own temperature gauge.
  • Be careful touching the fryer, lid and handle.  They can be hot enough to cause burns.

These tips provided by the U.S. Fire Administration, PBS, and the Pala Safety Committee.


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


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Pala Weather – sunny with a high of 91.3 today and tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day … cooling to 84 Friday … 77 Saturday … 72 with possible fog Sunday … a chance of rain Sunday night through Tuesday with temperatures dropping to 70 Monday and 65 Tuesday … overnight lows will be in the upper 40s all week


REZ RADIO IS ALSO ON iHeartRadio. iHeartRadio is the world’s largest radio station streaming source (aggregator) and is becoming a standard source for programming on many new vehicles alongside AM, FM and Sirius.  Free apps for all major smart phones and other streaming devices including iPad and Xbox 360 are available at .  Open your I Heart Radio app, search “Rez Radio” and save us as a favorite.

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.

The Santa’s Coming! Arts and Crafts Fair is this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Bates Nut Farm in Valley Center.  Santa will give hayrides and talk with kids from noon to 3 Friday and Saturday.  Over 100 vendors will sell arts and crafts.  Parking and admission are free  from 9 to 5 all three days.

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 December 2nd.  For information, contact the Pala Tribal Secretary’s office at 760 891 3516.

Indian Health Clinic in Rincon is holding an Elders Education Event about “Medicare Insurance Benefits and How They Work”, Wednesday, December 3rd from 11 to 2.  For information call 760 749 1410 x 5243.

The annual Fallbrook Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 6th stepping off at 5p from Main Street and Ammunition Road and traveling north up Main to Ivy.  760 728 5845

There will be a Christmas Open House at Fallbrook Historical Society at Rockycrest and South Hill Saturday, December 13th from 11 to 2.  Free arts and crafts for kids, gingerbread cookie decorating.  Tree lighting and musical program at 12:30 and a visit from Santa from 1 to 2.

Orientation for Emergency Medical Technician training being held at Pala Fire Department is coming up Sunday, January 4th at 9a.  This is a prep course for the National Registry exam certification.  For information, call Curtis La Chusa at 760 691 6107

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

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

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

The Pala Learning Center is offering free GED and High School math tutoring by appointment at Pala Library weekdays from 4:30 to 6.  For more information call Monica at Pala Learning Center, 760 742 1997.

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

Indian Health Council runs a pain management support group every Wednesday morning from 10 to 11a at IHC in Rincon.  You can find out more at 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)

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Pala Box Office 1 877 946 7252 or

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

  • Tues Dec 2 – The Platters Live! With Elmer Armstrong Jr.
  • Tues Dec 9 – Cash & Carter, tribute to Johnny and June
  • Tues Dec 16 – Jim Curry, tribute to John Denver
  • Tues Dec 23 – James “King” Kruk, tribute to Elvis

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

  • Sat Nov 29 – Boys of Summer – tribute to the Eagles
  • Sat Dec 20 – Skynyrd Reloaded – tribute to Lynryd Skynyrd
  • Sat Dec 27 – Paperback Writer, tribute to The Beatles
  • Sat Jan 24 – California’s Best Elvis Impersonators

Other shows coming to Infinity

  • Wed Dec 31 – News Year’s Eve party with Siren’s Crush
  • Saturday, Feb 14 – Arrival From Sweden, “The Music of ABBA”

Pala Events Center

  • Saturday, December 6 – Jim Gaffigan, 7:30p at the Events Center and 9:30p at Infinity
  • Saturday, January 10 – Kathy Griffin 7:30p
  • Sunday, January 11 – Kiss the Bride bridal show, opens at 10a
  • Saturday, January 17 – Tu Quy – “Fantastic Four” 7p
  • Saturday, February 21 – Jim Jeffries 7:30p
  • Saturday, March 14 – Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band 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

NEW SHOWSat 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

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

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

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



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

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 7 days a week

Pala Skate Park Facebook page

SoCal Citrus tree quarantine and Asian Citrus Psyllid treatment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC):

California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA):

County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services:

Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill.

Check the status of local road and transit projects:

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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