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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 – Wednesday 7/29/15

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.

Sample and subscribe to our new daily feature-oriented e-paper “The Pala Rez Radio Daily” at



There’s a chance of thunderstorms today in Pala – even more likely over Palomar Mountain.  And there will be higher than average surf and strong rip currents at the beach.  The swell that’s bringing warnings at the beach and the monsoonal air flow that’ll cause the thunderstorms are both expected to decrease later tomorrow.  Thunderstorms will continue in the mountains and deserts into next week.  The full forecast is coming up.  (below)

The conditions in the ocean are already causing problems.  Four teens were rescued by Oceanside lifeguards yesterday after being swept off the north jetty by a high wave at about 4:30p.  The south jetty was closed and the north one in the process of being closed at the time.  Three of the four were hospitalized, two with moderate injuries, the other with minor ones.  About a half dozen other lifeguards were kept busy rescuing a number of swimmer struggling in the ocean between Towers 14 and 16.  Hundreds of other rescues were reported yesterday at other beaches up and down the Southern California coast.

Fallbrook Public Utility District has announced it will restructure elections so that board members are chosen by geographic zone – a concession to the voting rights lawsuit filed last month by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.  District General Manager Brian Brady says the utility wants to avoid costly litigation.  They’ll need approval of the state legislature to make the change.  California law generally requires utility districts to have at least three board members elected at large, but there are several precedents for having all members elected by district.  If the change happens, Fallbrook would be the first public utility district forces to change due to a lawsuit citing the California Voting Rights Act.  By-district elections were also a sticking point in the merger between FPUD and the Rainbow Municipal Water District.  The County’s Local Agency Formation Commission is scheduled to vote in September on that merger and whether district elections would be required for the new and expanded joint board.  Brady says either way, district elections are coming to FPUD.

The Albertsons supermarket at the intersection of Murrieta Hot Springs and Winchester was evacuated yesterday morning after the discovery of a suspicious package around 9:30a.  Deputies, firefighters from Station 83 at French Valley Airport and the Sheriff’s bomb squad responded.  The business was given the all-clear and reopened by noon.

A classic car and aircraft show scheduled for next month at Oceanside Municipal Airport has been cancelled and organizers blame the company that manages the airport for the cancellation.  The show had been held for the last five years as a scholarship program fundraiser.  The group’s president, Gordon Nesbitt, says Airport Property Ventures, which manages the facility for the city asked that his group obtain approval for the event from the Federal Aviation Administration.  He says the months-long process of applying through the FAA could never be accomplished with just five weeks until show time.  This is the first time APV has requested FAA approval.  The Oceanside Airport Association has recently been critical of how APV has managed the facility.  Thought the management company did not tell the car show group to cancel, Councilman Jerry Kern places the blame for the cancellation squarely on APV.  Organizers were expecting about 200 cars and about 2k attendees this year in support of the Cassan Memorial Flight Scholarship Program.

A letter to the City of Carlsbad from the Luiseño Band of Mission Indians says property proposed for development along Agua Hedionda Lagoon includes grave sites and other culturally important features and that the Initiative being offered by developer Caruso Affiliated fails to address their preservation.  The letter from the tribe’s legal counsel, Merri Lopez-Keifer was one of three released this week by North County Advocates, a local non-profit watchdog group regarding the proposed 27-acre shopping center.  A spokesman for Caruso said the so-called 85-15 Initiative, which preserves 180 of the 203-acre site for open space, includes hundreds of features to protect the environment and meets all federal, state and local laws.  Luiseño tribal chairman Capt. Mel Vernon was scheduled to speak on the issue at last night’s Carlsbad City Council meeting.

Pet food company Nature’s Variety has issued a recall of some of their Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for dogs sold here in Southern California over concerns of a possible salmonella contamination.  The affected products have a “Best-by” date of 4/27/16.  No illnesses have been reported to date.  The FDA sent the company notification that a routine sample of the Instinct Raw Chicken Bites tested positive for salmonella.  Nature’s Variety’s consumer relations number is 888 519 7387.

Fire lines have held since the weekend and the Cutca Fire on Palomar Mountain is now 75% contained.

There was a 2.7 magnitude earthquake last night just before 11p, 6 miles northeast of Ocotillo Wells.



In Major League Baseball – The Padres were shut out by the Mets in New York last night 4-0.  Mets’ starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard retired the first 18 batters, struck out nine, and allowed no walks and only three singles in 8 innings pitched.  The win pulls the Mets to within one game of first-place Washington in the National League East after the Nationals lost to Miami 4-1.  The Angels struck first but ended up losing to the Astros in Houston 10-5.  That ties them with Anaheim for first place in the AL West.  Mike Trout did not play, but Chris Ianneta homered in his place.  An MRI of Trout’s injured left wrist didn’t show any structural damage, but he’s listed as day-to-day.  The Dodgers were shut out by the A’s 2-0 in LA.  All three series continue today.  Elsewhere in the Majors, Arizona pulled further ahead of the Padres with an 8-4 win in Seattle.  The overall first place Cardinals lost to the Reds in St. Louis.  The Rockies upset the Cubs 7-2.  The Phillies pulled of a surprising 3-2 win over the Blue Jays.  And the Yankees mopped up in Arlington, beating the Texas Rangers 21-5.  That included an 11-run second inning after New York fell behind 5-0 in the 1st.  There were only two home runs accounting for just five of the 21 total.  The Yankees hadn’t had an inning as big as last night’s second since 2011 when they had 12 runs in the first against Baltimore.  And Texas hadn’t allowed 11 runs in one inning since 2008 against Detroit.

In the Minors – the Storm were shut out by Inland Empire 5-0 last night.  The rubber game of the series is tonight.  Elsinore will be on the road at Rancho Cucamonga beginning tomorrow.

In the NFL, the Deflategate pot is boiling over again.  The NFL yesterday upheld its suspension of New England quarterback Tom Brady for four games.  Commissioner Roger Goodell yesterday issued a 20-page “Final Decision on Article 46 Appeal of Tom Brady” denying that appeal and upholding the suspension.  Under the 7th item in the decision, the league says Brady declined to provide investigators with relevant emails and texts by destroying and replacing the cell phone he’d been using for the six months including the playoffs.  This seems to be the point that really has all sides riled up now.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft today blasted the NFL for upholding quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension.  He says he was wrong to put his faith in the league and apologized to fans for agreeing to accept penalties assessed against his team for its role in “deflategate”.  He explained that he thought at the time, back in May that accepting the fines against the team would make it easier for the league to exonerate Brady.  Kraft also took issue with the way the NFL yesterday announced it was upholding the Brady suspension by headlining the idea that Brady destroyed his cell phone.  In a statement on Facebook, Brady insists he did nothing to warrant the suspension and refutes Commissioner Goodell’s assertion that he destroyed evidence by replacing his the phone and not saying he did until the day before his appeal was heard.

Right or wrong, observers are saying Tom Brady has no business taking this any further with court proceedings, that he’ll lose if he does, and that for the good of his career and that in the face of a well-reasoned and meticulously worded league denial of his appeal, for his sake and the future of the NFL, he needs to drop the issue and move on.



Stocks are showing significant advances again today with the Dow and S&P averages up about three quarters of a percentage point.  The NASDAQ is up about half as much.

September oil futures are just under $49 a barrel on the Nymex exchange.  Ten year treasury bills are up 3.4 basis points to 2.284%.  The dollar is up against both the Euro and the Japanese yen.

Things turned around in Chinese stocks today with shares in Shanghai trading up 3.5%.

The Federal Reserve today gave a strong suggestion that it is ready to raise interest rates in September – the first rate hike since 2006.  Reading between the lines of today’s jobs report, experts believe the Fed is saying all of its conditions for an improving market have been met to allow for the rate hike this Fall.

Southern California Edison has agreed to buy electricity generated by up to 67 wind turbines on mostly public lands managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the McCain Valley in southeastern San Diego County.  The contract is with developer Iberdrola Renewables.  This would be the fourth utility-scale wind array in the area including the Kumeyaay Wind Project adjacent to Interstate 8, Ocotillo Wind at the edge of the Imperial Valley, and Energia Sierra Juarez just across the U.S. border.  Construction is expected to be completed in 2017.



Two Fallbrook authors have been named winners in the annual San Diego Book Awards contest.  Dan Feltham won first place for Best Romance Novel for “Terror in the Gulf”, and Sarah Bates won 2nd place in the Best Unpublished Novel category for her historical novel “The Lost Diaries of Elizabeth Cady Stanton”.  The San Diego Book awards are open to all authors living in the county.


Here’s the Pala Safety Committee tip for the month of July …

To make summer barbecues a safe and fun experience for everyone…

  • Keep children away from any area near hot coals or open flames
  • Use only enough charcoal to cover the base of the grill to a depth of two inches.
  • Store extra charcoal in a sealed container with a tight lid and keep it dry.  Wet charcoals can spontaneously combust.
  • Use only recognized charcoal starter fluid, only on cold briquettes and only as much as needed to start the coals
  • When removing ashes, make sure they are cool or use a non-flammable container like a metal bucket
  • For gas barbecues, check the cylinder and all connections for leaks using soapy water and watching for bubbles.  Try to tighten leaky connections, but don’t over-tighten
  • Never use a propane cylinder past its legal use date
  • Open the grill lid before turning on the gas or lighting
  • Always turn off the propane cylinder when finished cooking
  • Change propane cylinders in the open air, not a confined space and avoid storing gas cylinders indoors

The tips provided by the Fire Prevention & Control Board 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.

Tomorrow’s Pala Senior Lunch menu (7/30):  pork stir fry, brown rice, and fruit

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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Portions of today’s news were written by Daiya Deguchi.



Pala Weather – partly cloudy with a 20% chance of thunderstorms today … 30% likely tomorrow … mostly sunny and dry beginning Friday … afternoon highs in the mid-80s now through the middle of next week … overnight lows in the upper 60s all week


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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 Welk Theater in Escondido is offering a series of tribute band shows July 30 through August 2 including Britain’s Finest – the Ultimate Beatles Tribute, Surfin’ – The Beach Boys Tribute, The Neil Diamond Experience, and Soul Sacrifice – A Santana Tribute.  There will be patio food stations before the 7p shows. or 888 802 7469

The American Indians Veterans Association annual golf tournament will be at The Country Club at Soboba Springs Saturday, August 1st.  Registration opens at 10a with a shotgun start at 12:30p.  The guest speaker will be Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyers.  760 749 4207 for more information.

The annual Santa Ysabel Traditional Gathering is Saturday, August 1st with softball, peon, horseshoes, and bird singing.  IHC is having a health walk and nutrition talk at 9 at Santa Ysabel Mission that day.  The tribal office phone number for info about the gathering is 760 765 0845.

Registration for the fall semester at Fallbrook, Valley Center, and Great Oak High Schools begins Monday, August 3rd and continues through the following week.

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 August 4th.  For information, contact the Pala Tribal Secretary’s office at 760 891 3516.

Swim classes are offered Monday through Friday mornings until August 7 at Fallbrook High School.  There’s also open recreational swimming every afternoon, seven days a week from 1 to 4 at the high school.

The next meeting of the Bonsall Unified School District Board of Trustees is Tuesday, August 11 from 5-8p at Bonsall Community Center.

The next Pala tribal general council meeting is Wednesday, August 12, 7p at the Pala Administration main hall.

Orientation for incoming freshmen at Bonsall High School is Thursday, August 13 at the campus on West Lilac Road from 8:45a to 3:45p.  The new school year begins Monday, August 17 at all Bonsall district schools.

The first day of class at Fallbrook High School is also Thursday, August 17th.

Thursday, August 20th is the first day of class at Valley Center High School

The 8th annual Honoring Traditions Powwow is Friday, August 28th through Sunday, August 30th at the powwow grounds next to Pala Rey Youth Camp.  For information, contact Skye at the Cupa Cultural Center, 760 891 3551.

Entries are being accepted now through September 1st for the 3rd annual San Diego American Indian Film Festival.  The festival begins November 19th at Cal State San Marcos.

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 at 10 at Pala Youth Center.  Everybody is welcome.  Call Alyssa at IHC for more information.  760 749 1410 x5263

Pala Raceway is open to the public from 9 to 4 Tuesdays through Sundays.  Closed most Mondays except holidays.   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.  Note that the Fitness Center is closed on Sundays.

An 8-week parenting course, entitled “Loving Solutions” meets Thursdays from 4 to 6p at IHC on Golsh Road in Rincon.  It’s free.  To register, call 760 749 1410 x5321.

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 grief & loss support group Mondays from 2 to 3:30p, 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 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.

  • Tue Aug 4 – Captain Cardiac & the Coronaries, rock & roll revue
  • Tue Aug 11 – Cash & Carter, tribute to Johnny & June Cash
  • Tue Aug 18 – Walk Like a Man, tribute to Frankie Valli
  • Tue Aug 25 – James King Kruk, tribute to Elvis

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

  • Sat Aug 1 – Mick Adams and the Stones, tribute to the Rolling Stones
  • Sat Aug 8 – Green Today, tribute to Green Day
  • Sat Aug 15 – Basil Valdez with Geneva Cruz
  • Sat Aug 22 – Fool’s Logic, tribute to Supertramp
  • Sat Aug 29 – Help!, tribute to the Beatles
  • Sat Sep 19 – Aegis, Filipino concert

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

  • Fri Jul 31 & Sat Aug 1 – David Maldonado
  • Fri & Sat Aug 7-8 – Isha Love
  • Fri & Sat Aug 14-15 – Vince Mendoza
  • Fri & Sat Aug 21-22 – Dove & Reno

Luis Rey’s – free live music at 7p

  • Fri Jul 31 & Sat Aug 1 – Fresh
  • Fri & Sat Aug 7-8 – Retro Soul
  • Fri & Sat Aug 14-15 – Chris James Trio
  • Fri & Sat Aug 21-22 – All In

Pala Events Center

  • Sat Oct 10 – Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood 7:30p
  • Sat Oct 17 – Mike Epps 7:30p
  • Fri & Sat Dec 4-5 – Kathy Griffin

Starlight outdoor Theater

  • Thu Jul 30 – Huey Lewis and the News 8p
  • Sat Aug 8 – Russell Peters 7:30p
  • Sat Aug 15 – Which One’s Pink, tribute to Pink Floyd 7:30p
  • Fri Aug 28 – Rock of the 70s Tour with The Guess Who, Ambrosia, Firefall and Al Stewart 8p
  • Sat Sep 5 – Yes and Toto 6:30p
  • Sat Sep 12 – Belladonna and The Pettybreakers tribute bands 7:30p
  • Fri Sep 25 – Rascal Flatts 8p
  • Sat Sep 26 – Wanda Sykes 7:30p



M-F 9a – “Democracy Now!” – a daily independent global news hour hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez – 60 min – live – from Pacifica network

M-F 10a - “Native America Calling” – live national call-in talk – 60 min – live – from NV1 network

M-F 12noon - “Pala Today” – local news, sports, business, weather and features with  John Fox – 30 min – live

Every night at 7p – “Rez Radio Reggae Hour” – either “Rez Dub Reggae with Elijah”, “Reggae Makossa with Makeda Dread”, or “Reggae from the Vault” – 60 min – recorded

Every night at midnight - “The Old Time Radio Hour” featuring network radio drama, comedy and variety from the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s:  Mon- “The Great Gildersleeve” and “Pat Novak for Hire”, Tues – “Gunsmoke” and “The Aldrich Family”, Wed – “Fibber McGee and Molly” and “Red Skelton”, Thur – “Dragnet” and “Jack Benny”, Fri – “The Life of Riley” and “Suspense”, Sat –“Tales of the Texas Rangers”and “Abbott and Costello”, Sun – “My Favorite Husband” and “Johnny Dollar” – 60 min recorded (a looooooong time ago)

Mon 11a - "The Treatment" - host Elvis Mitchell interviews movers and shakers from the world of movies, popular art and entertainment - 30 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica

Mon 11:30a, repeats Tues 12:30p “Left, Right and Center” – politics, policy and pop culture with Robert Scheer and Rich Lowry – 30 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica

Mon 12:30p, repeats Sat 7:30a – “Pala Life:  Past and Present” – native culture, language and interviews with elders hosted by Eric Ortega .  Podcasts available at – 30 min – recorded

Mon 6p, repeats Fri 11a – “Back in the Day” – Doots and Darlene host an hour of personally selected music and reminisce about good times on the Rez in Pala. – 60 min – recorded

Tues 11a – “Good Food” – host Evan Kleiman looks at cultures through their food customs, unusual restaurants, the politics of food and the people involved – 60 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica

Tues 1p - “Mark’s Groovy Trip” – Top 40 ‘70’s music and trivia with Mark Gleason.  Podcasts available at – 3 hours – live

Wed 11a – “Between the Lines” with Scott Harris – weekly analysis of news stories that are not in the headlines – 30 minutes – recorded from Pacifica network

Wed 11:30a – “Radio Curious” with Barry Vogel covering a wide array of topics concerning life and ideas – 30 minutes – recorded from Pacifica network

Wed 12:30p, repeat Sun 1:30p“Galaxy Moonbeam Night Site” with Gilbert Smith, Mike Bragg and the Galaxy Moonbeam Gang talking about the history of media, pop culture and stuff related to the baby boomer generation.  Podcasts available at the GMNS web site – 30 min - recorded

Wed 4p - “Heaven Bound Gospel” – locally produced inspirational music with hosts Rev. Dennis Trujillo and Rev. Ken Johnson – 30 min – recorded

Wed 7p – “Rez Dub Reggae” – host Elijah Duro – 60 min - recorded

Thur 11a – “American Indian Living” – host David DeRose MD discussing health issues in Indian country – 60 min – recorded

Thurs 12:30p – “Healthy Rez” – host Irma Bennett with interviews on a variety of subjects important to your good health – 30 min – recorded

Fri 12:30p – “Sea Change Radio” – with Alex Wise … environmental awareness in the 21st century – 30 minutes – recorded from Pacifica Network.

Sat 7a -“Talking Drum” – native music from various pow wows and other recordings from NV1 – 30 min – recorded

Sat 8a, repeats Sun 9p “Earthsongs” – an hour of contemporary native music hosted by Alexis Sallee from the NV1 network – 60 min - recorded

Sat 9a, repeats Sun 10p “Voices From the Circle” – Traditional and contemporary native music, storytelling and current events with hosts Jim DeNomie, Barbara Jersey and Shadow – 60 min – recorded

Sat 10a, repeats Sun 8p – “Rockin’ the Rez” – an hour of eclectic folk, rock, native and many other styles of music and interviews with performers hosted by local musician Joel Rafael – 60 min – recorded

Sat 7p – “Reggae Makossa” – reggae music and interviews with world music makers hosted by Makeda Dread from the World Beat Center in San Diego – 60 min – recorded

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

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 and related artist trivia from the 1930’s to 1970’s hosted by Scott Stone – 30 min – recorded

Sun 3:30p – Old Time Radio show “Fibber McGee and Molly” – originally aired on NBC Radio in the 1940’s and 50’s.  A different episode also heard Wednesday at midnight – 30 minutes – recorded

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

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

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



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

Cal Fire home page for all wildfire resource links

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

In an emergency, one of Pala Rez RadioTM's resources for obtaining information is local amateur radio operators.  Even if you don’t have a Ham license you can monitor their frequencies:  Fallbrook repeater 146.175, Palomar repeater 146.730, RACES repeater 147.195, on any radio that receives the 2 meter band.  There are “smart phone” apps that do this too.

Live Audio feeds from the above ham and other Southern California sources including CHP, Sheriff and Escondido police available at

The California Department of Forestry's frequency is 151.190 and the CHP is 39.800.

NOAA weather band radio … 162.400 mHz is the strongest of their seven frequencies in Pala or

National Poison Control Center – 800 222 1222

California Department of Public Health Information Line: (916) 341-3947; Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Indian Health Council Rincon clinic events calendar 760 749 1410 – a non-profit search engine paid for by employers seeking to hire Native Americans.  Search job offers, post resumes and find job skill courses.

California DMV – most registration issues can be handled online at Local offices:  Temecula at 27851 Diaz Road, Oceanside at 4005 Plaza Drive, and Poway at 13461 Community Road are open 7 to 5 Monday through Friday except Wednesday when they open at 8.  Hemet at 1200 S. State St. opens an hour later.  800 777 0133 to make an appointment at any office.  The Escondido office has closed but will reopen at a new location in San Marcos possibly next year.

Pala Environmental Department weekly Pala Air Quality Report, various environmental information/facts/pictures, local events like our household hazardous waste days, local pictures of Pala Wildlife, and more

San Luis Rey Watershed Council, cool pictures from Oceanside/Pacific Ocean all the way up past Lake Henshaw, cleanup events, fairs, and other activities individuals/families may find interesting

Pala Fitness Center - open to the public Mon-Sat

Pala Skate Park Facebook page

SoCal Citrus tree quarantine and Asian Citrus Psyllid treatment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC):

California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA):

County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services:

Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill.

Check the status of local road and transit projects:

General disaster prep advice:

Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook

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

Fallbrook High School

Valley Center High School

Great Oaks High School in Temecula

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

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

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



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