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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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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,

PALA TODAY – Monday 4/27/2015

by John Fox - The following items are part of the award-winning “Pala Today” newscast heard this day at noon on PALA REZ RADIO™ 91.3 FM in Pala and worldwide online … click here to listen live or call 1 832 999 1123.  Note:  Some portions of today’s newscast are only available in the live broadcast and not included in this transcript.



A pressurized sewer main in Fallbrook ruptured at about 7a yesterday morning, dumping an estimated 17k gallons of untreated wastewater into Ostrich Creek before crews from Fallbrook Public Utilities could shut down a pump station at about 8:40a.  Crews were able to recover about 200 gallons.  The rest flowed into the creek at the 28080 block of Overland Trail.  Contamination warning signs will remain posted until samples confirm water in the creek is safe.

I-15 was shut down in both directions at the Rancho California Road overpass about 12:30p yesterday as officers talked a distraught man out of jumping onto the freeway.  He was found standing outside the fence of the overpass.  Riverside Sheriff’s deputies negotiated with the 27-year old while the Fire Department brought a hook and ladder truck to retrieve him from the bridge.  He was taken into custody for medical evaluation.

Escondido Police have arrested 35-year old Ehren Dragt on suspicion of murdering his domestic partner inside their home on Lee Drive in Escondido Saturday morning.  The arrest was apparently prompted by a call from another family member from out of state.  Neighbors saw Dragt on the front steps, distraught, on the phone just before an ambulance arrived at 10:30a.  There were no obvious sign of trauma, but Dragt was taken for questioning and arrested based on statements made to investigators who have characterized the crime as “domestic violence.”

The suspect in a Friday night murder in Oceanside has admitted he did it.  David Strouth moved into the house on Santa Rosa Street near Capistrano Drive two weeks ago as a friend of a roommate.  A babysitter, arriving to watch children at the house at 9:30 Friday was confronted by a blood-covered Strouth who said he’d just “slayed the beast”.  She got away and alerted neighbors who arrived armed, believing the children were in danger.  It took five officers to subdue Strouth, who had fatally stabbed 49-year old Bradley Thomas Garner and was in the process of cutting himself.  Strouth spontaneously admitted killing Garner several times as he was arrested and booked into Vista jail.

A 33-year old Vista gang member was arrested yesterday on suspicion of shooting acquaintance who refused to turn over cash to him at the Pepperwood Apartments on University Drive Saturday afternoon.  The unidentified victim was shot when he attempted to drive away from the holdup.  He drove himself to the hospital where police took over the investigation and were able to identify the known gang-member suspect.  They found him hiding in a bedroom closet at a home on Rhea Place just after noon Sunday.

A swerving semi-truck led police on a chase from Riverside County almost to San Diego Friday night.  A 42-year old Chicago man, suspected to have been driving under the influence, refused to yield to deputies after being observed weaving.  He hit spike strips on the southbound 15 at Gopher Canyon, missed another set at El Norte parkway, but pulled off the freeway at West Bernardo before reaching a third set planned by CHP at Rancho Bernardo Road.  He was taken into custody after beanbag rounds were fired at the drivers’ window when he refused to come out of the cab.  The northbound I-15 offramp and West Bernardo/Pomerado Road was closed until about 10p Friday for investigation.



In the NBA playoffs – The Clippers evened up their series with the Spurs at two games apiece with a 114-105 win in San Antonio yesterday.  LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 27 points as they completed a sweep of the Celtics in Boston 101-93.  Cav forward Kevin Love suffered a dislocated shoulder on a “bush-league” play against Boston Center Kelly Olynyk, who says there was no intent to injure.  Cleveland advances to round two.  It was also a sweep in Sunday’s other Eastern Conference series.  The Wizards stomped the Raptors in Washington 125-94, winning their fourth straight.  Houston leads the series with the Mavericks 3 games to one after yesterday’s other game.  Final score in Dallas, 121-109.  Golden State finished their sweep of New Orleans on Saturday with a 109-98 win in the Big Easy.  Game 5 today for the Bulls, hosting the Bucks.  Chicago leads 3 games to one.  Game 4 for Atlanta at Brooklyn.  The Hawks lead 2 games to one.  And Memphis will get the chance at a sweep tonight in Portland.  They lead the Trail Blazers 3 games to none.

In the NHL playoffs – Two series-deciding games yesterday – The Wild finished off the Blues in Minnesota 4-1.  They win their Western Conference first round 4 games to 2.  And the Canadiens shut out the Senators in Ottawa 2-0 to win that series 4 games to 2.  Game 6 for the Lightning at Detroit tonight with the Red Winds leading the series 3 games to 2.  Game 7 tonight for the Islanders at Washington.

In Major League Baseball – The Padres avoided the sweep by LA, winning 3-1 yesterday.  Brandon Morrow pitched 7 strong innings for his first Padres win.  Alexi Amarista and Derek Norris homered for San Diego as the Padres snap a four-game losing streak.  The Angels came up on the short side of a 5-4 game with the Rangers in Anaheim.  Baltimore turned in the offensive performance of the day yesterday with an 18-7 win over Boston at Camden Yard.  Today, the Padres host the Astros.  The Dodgers host the Giants, and the Angels have a day off.

In the Minors – The Storm took 3 out of 4 from the visiting Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, winning 7-2 Friday, 5-1 Saturday, and 10-2 yesterday.  They’re off today and start at series at Inland Empire tomorrow.

In golf, at the Zurich Classic in New Orleans, Switzerland’s Justin Rose held on win by a stroke at 22 under par 266.  Three other players did a stroke better in yesterday’s final round at 65, but came up short.  Rose’s four rounds were 69 on Thursday, followed by 66, 65 and 66. He takes the $1.24m first prize.

In High School prep sports:

Fallbrook – boys varsity golf hosting Escondido at 3, volleyball at Del Lago Academy at 5.

Valley Center – golf hosting Orange Glen at 3; girls’ lacrosse hosting Granite Hills at 6:15

Great Oak – JV golf against Temescal Canyon at Canyon Lake at 1; varsity golf hosting Chaparral at Redhawk at 3.



Stocks are down a little today.  The Dow is off 6 points.

Retail gasoline prices continue to rise.  Locally, they’re up another penny today, making it a 26 cent rise in the last week.  Today’s average price for a gallon of regular in Riverside County is $3.41.  In San Diego County it’s almost $3.44.  In Orange County, it’s $3.49.  That’s 95 cents more per gallon than the national average.  Some of the cheapest gas in the country right now is in Arizona.  In Tucson, a number of stations are at $2.01 a gallon.  Stations in San Diego County selling for less than $3 a gallon disappeared last week.  There are still a few in the Inland Empire.  Today’s lowest prices locally are $3.19 at San Marcos Costco and $3.13 at Costco and Sam’s Club in the Temecula Valley.



Not a lot of excitement at the box office over the weekend – that comes beginning next week with the new Avengers “Age of Ultron” this Friday, Hot Pursuit, Mad Max: Fury Road, Tomorrowland, and Spy coming later in May.  This past weekend, “Furious 7” remained #1 for the fourth week, bringing in another $18.2m in ticket sales.  It’s domestic total so far is $320m.  “Mall Cop 2” remained at #2 in its second week in theaters with another $15.5m.  “The Age of Adaline” with Blake Lively, Harrison Ford, and Ellen Burstyn opened in 3rd place with $13.4m.  CinemaScore gives it an A-.  It’s showing on 7-900 fewer screens than the first and second place movies and did slightly better than Mall Cop on a per screen average.  “Home (2015)” was once again 4th.  Supernatural horror flick “Unfriended” had a big drop from 3rd to 5th place.  Word’s getting out.  It’s a stinker earning a “C” from CinemaScore.  The rest of the top ten were “Ex Machina” which went into wider release after opening on 12 screen two weeks ago.  It’s a man versus machine sci-fi thriller.  It was 6th, followed by “The Longest Ride”, “Get Hard”, “Monkey Kingdom”, and “Woman in Gold”.  The week’s other two new films – “Little Boy”, a World War II period piece with Kevin James and Emily Watson opened in 13th place on just over a thousand screens.  “The Water Diviner” with Russell Crowe was right behind it on just 320 screens with a respectable $3,900 per screen average.

Following directly on the heels of the Coachella Music Festival, the 9th annual Stagecoach Country Music festival was this past weekend at the same Empire Polo Grounds in Indio.  ZZ Top was the hit of the show with a number of other artists including Miranda Lambert and  covering songs by the Lil’ ‘ol band from Texas.  The three-day festival included performances by Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley and Blake Shelton, rockers Gregg Allman, George Thoroughgood and Eric Burdon.


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

It’s snake season.  Most bites occur between April and October.  Snakes are like people in that they stay put when the weather is hot, then get out and move around when the sun goes down.  That’s when man and snake often meet.  You don’t have to be paranoid about being bitten, but you do have to be careful.  You can’t completely eliminate snakes, but you can make their presence less likely:

  • Keep your yard and children’s play areas tidy.  Clear away undergrowth and piles of things that make good hiding places for snakes.
  • Keep walkways clear of brush, flowers and shrubs
  • Clean up spilled food, fruit that drops from trees and bird seed.  All of these attract rodents, which attract snakes
  • Tell children not to stick their hands down holes, under rocks or ledges, or even into brush.

Snakes can strike across a distance equal to about half their body length.  If you see a snake, stop and slowly move back the way you came.  Never try to step over a snake.

These tips are provided by the National Safety Council, the ASPCA 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.

Tuesday’s (4/28) Pala Senior Lunch Menu – carnitas, zucchini & tomato, flour tortillas, salad, and pie

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Pala Weather – sunny with a high of 84 today … 86 tomorrow … 88 Wednesday- the warmest day of the week … cooling into the weekend … 84 Thursday … 80 Friday … 77 Saturday … 74 Sunday … for possible Saturday and Sunday mornings … overnight lows in the low 50s 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 monthly Tribes 4 Christ food and clothing drive is Monday, April 27th from 3-4p at the La Jolla Tribal Hall Gym on Highway 76 in Pauma Valley.  Bring your donations and call 760 742 1481 for more information.

The Del Mar National Horse Show is on now through May 2nd at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.  Daytime entry is free.  Hunting and Jumping week is April 28th through May 2nd.  858 792 4288

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

There’s a yard sale and breakfast burrito sale at Angela Ortega’s house across from Pala Park Saturday, May 2nd from 8 to 1.  It’s another fund raiser for the Fallbrook High School marching band’s New Years’ Day trip to London, England.  Call 760-484-3864 for information.

The 41st annual Cupa Days celebration is Saturday and Sunday, May 2 & 3 with Native American entertainment from all over the Southwest, food and craft booths.  Opening ceremonies at 10a each day.  Peon from dusk to dawn.  Free parking and admission.  Call 760 891 3590 for information.

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 May 5th.  For information, contact the Pala Tribal Secretary’s office at 760 891 3516.

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

The 50th annual Fallbrook Vintage Car Show is Sunday, May 24th at Pala Mesa Country Club from 9:30 to 3.  There’s a free Beatles tribute concert from 1 to 3.  Admission is free.

There’s a 2-day Traditional Health Gathering at Indian Health Services in Rincon Memorial weekend, May 23 & 24, with recreational activities, screenings, native crafts, and healthy food.  Call IHC at 760 749 1410 or go to for details.

The Annual Harold Siva Sr. fastpitch softball tournament is July 17-19th at Jim Banks Sports Park in Pala.  Double elimination mens’ and womens’ divisions.  Entries are due by July 10th.  Call the Pala Fire Department for information 760 994 8110.

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

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

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

Enrollment is now open for Pala Little Feathers Preschool.  The preschool is staffed with credentialed, experienced teachers.  And free GED and High School math tutoring is available by appointment only at Pala Library.  For more information on either program, call Pala Learning Center at 760 742 1997.

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

Indian Health Council runs a pain management support group Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11a and a domestic violence support group Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 to 6 at IHC on Golsh Road in Rincon.  There’s also a Wellness Workshop the 4th Wednesday of every month from 1 to 2p at the Pala Admin building with games, crafts, informational presentations and snacks.  You can find out more at or by calling 760 749 1410 x5246.



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Pala Box Office 1 877 946 7252 or

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

  • Tue Apr 28 – the Bluzmen, tribute to the Blues Brothers
  • Tue May 5 – Robin Kelly, tribute to Karen & Richard Carpenter
  • Tue May 12 – Virgin Gibson, former lead singer for The Platters
  • Tue May 19 – Rip Masters, history of Rock & Roll
  • Tue May 26 – Frank DeSalvo, tribute to Frank Sinatra
  • Tue Jun 2 – The Neil Deal, tribute to Neil Young
  • Tue Jun 9 – Dean Colley, tribute to Neil Diamond
  • Tue Jun 16 – Jeff Johnson, tribute to Sam Cooke
  • Tue Jun 23 – John Mueller, tribute to Roger Miller
  • Tue Jun 30 – Paperback Writer, tribute to The Beatles

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

  • Sat May 9 – Turn the Page, tribute to Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band
  • Sat May 16 – Heartbeat City, tribute to The Cars
  • Sat May 30 – ThundHerstruck, all-girl tribute to AC/DC
  • Fri Jun 5 – Oak Grove Center Benefit Concert with four American Idol stars 7:30p

Pala Events Center

  • Fri May 1 – Gabriel Iglesias 8p
  • Sat May 2 – the Mayweather / Pacquaiao fight on closed circuit 6p
  • Mon Jun 1 – Theresa Caputo 7:30p – SOLD OUT
  • Sat Oct 10 – Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood 7:30p

Starlight outdoor Theater

  • Sat May 23 – Queen Nation and Zeppelin USA 7:30p – GRAND OPENING
  • Fri May 29 – Creedence Clearwater Revisitied 8p
  • Sat June 6 – Whitesnake 7p
  • Fri June 12 – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons 8p
  • Sat Jun 27 – Chubby Checker 7:30p
  • Sat Jul 11 – Cheech and Chong with WAR 7:30p
  • Fri Jul 17 – Alice in Chains
  • Thu Jul 30 – Huey Lewis and the News 8p
  • Sat Aug 8 – Russell Peters 7:30p
  • Sat Sep 5 – Yes and Toto 6:30p



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUN 9a-noon – “Brunch with Bob and Friends” Bob Marley and other classic Jamaican reggae with host Tommy Hough – 3 hours – recorded

Sun 1p – Old Time Radio show “Gunsmoke” – originally aired on CBS Radio in the 1940’s and 50’s starring William Conrad.  A different episode also heard Tuesday at midnight – 30 min – recorded

Sun 2p – Old Time Radio show “My Favorite Husband” – originally aired on CBS Radio in the 1940’s and 50’s starring Lucille Ball.  A different episode also heard Sunday at midnight – 30 min – recorded

Sun 2:30p – Old Time Radio show “Dragnet” – originally aired on NBC Radio in the 1950’s starring Jack Webb.  A different episode also heard Thursday at midnight – 30 minutes – recorded

Sun 3p - “Classic Country Saloon” – country music and related artist trivia from the 1930’s to 1970’s hosted by Scott Stone – 30 min – recorded

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

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

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

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



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

Cal Fire home page for all wildfire resource links

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

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

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

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

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

National Poison Control Center – 800 222 1222

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

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

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

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

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

Pala Fitness Center - open to the public Mon-Sat

Pala Skate Park Facebook page

SoCal Citrus tree quarantine and Asian Citrus Psyllid treatment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC):

California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA):

County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services:

Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill.

Check the status of local road and transit projects:

General disaster prep advice:

Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook

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

Fallbrook High School

Valley Center High School

Great Oaks High School in Temecula

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

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

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



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