PALA TODAY – Friday 4/18/14 – Good Friday
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
LOCAL AND REGIONAL HEADLINES
One person died and four others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon on South Mission Road in Fallbrook just after 4p. A northbound Honda Civic veered across the center line, hitting a Nissan pickup. The Honda was then broadsided by another pickup truck, resulting in the death of the passenger in the Civic. The first truck then crossed the road, ran up an embankment and rolled over onto a fourth vehicle. Both drivers suffered moderate injuries. South Mission Road was closed for several hours for investigation. http://www.thevillagenews.com/story/77616/
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican state of Guerrero just before 7:30 this morning about 20 miles inland from the coastal city of Tecpan de Galeana. That’s about 164 miles southwest of Mexico City and 70 miles northwest of Acapulco. There were no immediate damage reports. An 8.1 quake in the same general area in 1985 killed 6k people and destroyed numerous buildings. www.usgs.gov
The Lake Elsinore man arrested Monday for allegedly attacking another man at his Red Gum Drive home has been charged with attempted murder and other sentence-enhancing allegations. 32-year old Andy Dean Abegg is being held on $1m bail at Southwest Detention Center. The victim remains in critical condition with head injuries. His name and possible motives for the attack have not been made public. http://www.myvalleynews.com/story/77551/
A Murrieta man with a sock fetish accused of bothering several young women and arrested a week ago has been re-arrested on additional charges. 31-year old Alexis Edmundo Garcia was first taken into custody April 11th on various charges of inappropriate contact with at least five young girls at local schools over the last two months. He was released the following day on $5k bail. Additional investigation revealed more than a half dozen additional victims resulting in probable cause to re-arrested Garcia on child pornography charges and hold him on $1m bail. http://temecula.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/police-rearrest-man-suspected-of-stalking-young-murrieta-girls
San Diego County Sheriff’s deputies are actively looking for a missing man identified as 43-year old Michael Raymond Reeder. His abandoned vehicle was found in a secluded part of Oakvale Road in Valley Center earlier this month. The active search began last Friday. He’d been known to frequent the area and foul play is not suspected. Reeder is described as white, six foot tall, weighing 230 pounds. http://www.valleycenter.com/Articles-News-c-2014-04-16-87604.113122-Abandoned-vehicle-leads-to-search-for-missing-man.html
The Oceanside Firefighters’ Union will pay a $12k fine for failing to disclose the identity of most of its donors over a year and a half period as well as for failure to disclose a donation it made to help re-elect the city’s mayor. The amount is less than half what the group could have been fined by the Fair Political Practices Commission. http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/apr/16/oceanside-firefighter-pac-fined/
Citations have been sent to the owner of the defunct Escondido Country Club as well as the owner of an egg ranch for the chicken manure that was spread over the former fairways two weeks ago. Stuck in the Rough LLC and its owner Michael Schlesinger face fines of $10k a day for what residents say was retribution for their opposition to plans to develop the land into homes. Attorneys for Schlesinger say the company did nothing illegal but acted quickly to address the problem, hiring an eight man crew to remove and abate the stench. Officials monitoring the situation say it’s better but still stinks. http://temecula.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/police-rearrest-man-suspected-of-stalking-young-murrieta-girls
In the NBA playoffs – round one action begins early tomorrow with Brooklyn at Toronto at 9:30, the Clippers hosting Golden State at 12:30 on ABC, Atlanta at Indiana at 4 and Memphis at Oklahoma City at 6:30. The other four series begin Sunday with Dallas at San Antonio at 10a, Charlotte at Miami at 12:30 on ABC, Washington at Chicago at 4, and Portland at Houston at 6:30.
Longtime Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced Wednesday that he’s reached an agreement to sell the franchise to a pair of hedge fund billionaires, subject to league approval. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he thinks the $550m price tag is a bargain, suggesting that any NBA franchise should be worth at least a billion. Forbes magazine values only the Knicks, Lakers and Bulls at $1b or more. In January, they valued the Bucks at $405m, the lowest of all 30 NBA teams. Coincidentally, this season’s Bucks also had the worst record in the NBA. http://espn.go.com/dallas/nba/story/_/id/10799544/mark-cuban-says-milwaukee-bucks-sale-bargain
In Major League Baseball – The Padres lost to the Rockies at Petco Park yesterday 3-1. The Angels had the day off and the Dodgers beat the Giants in San Francisco 2-1 to avoid a sweep. Winning pitcher for LA was Hyun-Jin Ryu, who said he pitched for his country, South Korea in the hopes it would give those affected by this week’s ferry boat tragedy something brighter to think about. He stretched his scoreless streak to 26 innings this season and 28 dating back to last season. http://scores.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=340417126&teams=los-angeles-dodgers-vs-san-francisco-giants
In last night’s game in St. Petersburg, Florida, the Yankees pulled off a 5-4-3 triple play against the Rays in the second inning. It’s the first triple play of the 2014 season. http://espn.go.com/new-york/mlb/story/_/id/10800165/scott-sizemore-scoop-caps-new-york-yankees-triple-play
The Padres host the Giants beginning tonight. LA opens a home stand against the Diamondbacks and the Angels are at Detroit.
Major League Baseball’s new video review system is up and running. One thing that’s been found so far is that this year, umpires on the field are getting more calls right than ever before. Most of the calls being challenged are being upheld. And a few replay calls are being missed. Managers are sometimes hesitant to burn their one challenge per game too early in the game. Some fans miss the arguments between coaches and umpires. What everyone agrees on is that the new video review system is still a work in progress. http://espn.go.com/mlb/
In the minors – The Storm opened a three game home stand last night, losing to Modesto 3-1. Same two teams tonight and tomorrow. The minors are off on Easter Sunday.
In the NHL playoffs – The LA Kings lost the first game of their series with the Sharks in San Jose 6-3 last night. Two top teams battled it out in St. Louis with the hometown Blues coming out on top of the visiting Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in triple overtime last night. Colorado beat Minnesota 5-4 in single overtime and the Rangers flew past the Flyers 4-1 in New York.
Tonight the Ducks go for a second win against Dallas at Honda Center. Captain Ryan Getzlaf will play tonight in spite of a nasty looking injury suffered late in Wednesday’s game. He got hit in the face with a puck, but apparently didn’t suffer any broken bones. Making light of it, Anaheim defenseman Ben Lovejoy said, “Luckily he’s married and already has a couple of kids. He’s not trying to impress anybody with his face.” Tampa Bay tries to even its series with Montreal at a game apiece and the Bruins play their first game against visiting Detroit. http://espn.go.com/los-angeles/nhl/story/_/id/10800053/ryan-getzlaf-anaheim-ducks-plans-play-slap-shot-head
In golf, at Hilton Head, South Carolina, Matt Kuchar, who finished 5th last week at Augusta was tied for the lead with Scott Langley and William McGirt, each with a 5-under 66 after yesterday’s first round. Most big name players generally take the week off after the Masters. Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy did so. Tiger Woods is still recuperating from back surgery. Only six of the top-20 ranked golfers are playing in this week’s RBC tournament. http://espn.go.com/golf/story/_/id/10799807/matt-kuchar-scott-langley-william-mcgirt-share-lead-pga-tour-rbc-heritage
Local High School Sports: It is Spring Break in Fallbrook and Valley Center, but there are some games this week at Fallbrook
Fallbrook – varsity softball at a tournament in Las Vegas today; boys lacrosse at Temecula Valley beginning at 5:30
Valley Center – nothing scheduled this week
Great Oak – boys tennis at Redlands at 3:15; boys varsity lacrosse at Tesoro at 6
Stocks are already on holiday. Here’s the midday update from Marketwatch.com. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/newscast-chobani-going-after-dessert-and-dip-fans-2014-04-18
What won’t they think of next? The old saying still applies. Here’s today’s Take on Tech with Marketwatch.com’s Joan Donniger. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/from-high-tech-razors-to-real-pumped-up-kicks-2014-04-18
Marketing types are seeing gold with word that Olympian Michael Phelps is getting back in the pool. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/with-phelps-back-in-the-pool-marketers-see-gold-2014-04-18
In today’s stories from the Wall Street Journal, Patrice Sikora reports on what GM knew about those faulty ignition switches and when they knew it, the return of Farmville, and the Chicken of the Sea mermaid getting a name after all these years. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/when-did-gm-know-about-faulty-ignition-switches-2014-04-17
National Park Week starts this weekend and runs through next Sunday. To kick it off, admission is free this weekend only to all 401 of America’s National Parks.
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
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.
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Pala Weather – a chance of drizzle and only partial clearing this afternoon with a high of 72 and possible wind gusts up to 20 miles an hour … cloudy tonight … gradual afternoon clearing with a high of 76 tomorrow and 80 Sunday … patchy fog Monday morning, clearing to about 83 in the afternoon … patchy fog all day Tuesday with a high of 72 … gradual clearing and 70 Wednesday … sunny and 79 next Thursday … overnight lows ranging from about 48 to 52 all week.
REZ RADIO 91.3 FM PROGRAMMING LINEUP as of 1/6/14-- (email firstname.lastname@example.org and request to subscribe to the Rez Radio Programming Google calendar)
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 host 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 – “Left, Right and Center” – politics, policy and pop culture with Matt Miller, Arianna Huffington, Tony Blankley and Robert Scheer – 30 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica
Mon 12:30p, repeats Sat 7:30a – “Pala Life: Past and Present” – native culture, language and interviews with elders hosted by Eric Ortega . Podcasts available at http://palalifepastandpresent.podbean.com – 30 min – recorded
Mon 6p, repeats Fri 11a – “Back in the Day” – Doots and Darlene host an hour of personally selected music and reminisce about good times on the Rez in Pala. – 60 min – recorded
Tues 11a – “Good Food” – host Evan Kleiman looks at cultures through their food customs, unusual restaurants, the politics of food and the people involved – 60 min – recorded – from KCRW, Santa Monica
Tues 1p - “Mark’s Groovy Trip” – Top 40 ‘70’s music and trivia with Mark Gleason. Podcasts available at http://mandmsgroovytrip.podbean.com – 3 hours – live
Tues 4p – Scott Stone – Rez Radio 80’s hour and Top 5 at 5 – 2 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 Mike, Smitty and the Galaxy Moonbeam Gang talking about the history of media and communications. Podcasts available at the GMNS web site – 30 min - recorded
Wed 4p - “Heaven Bound Gospel Music” – 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 native music from Koahnic Broadcasting, Alaska – 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
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
PALA COMMUNITY CALENDAR – the Community Events and Casino Corner portions of this newsletter can be heard three times daily on Rez Radio, at 7:25a, 12:25p (in Pala Today), and at 5:25p as the “Pala Community Calendar”. Submit items for PCC to email@example.com at least a week before the event.
The annual Pala Community Easter Egg hunt is Saturday, April 19th at the Jim Banks ball fields at 11a. The fire department is requesting donations of toys for toddlers through age 14, baked goods and plastic eggs filled with candy. 760 742 1632
There’s a Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg hunt at the Fallbrook Coummunity Center Saturday, April 19th, organized by the Fallbrook Firefighters Association, National Charity League, Fallbrook Rotary Club and local merchants. The breakfast is 7:30 to 10a. the egg hunt by age groups begins at 10:30. 760 728 1671.
Pa’enexily conversational language classes 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 April 22nd. For information, contact the Pala Tribal Secretary’s office at 760 891 3516.
The Pala Seniors trip to the Palm Springs Aerial Tram is Thursday, April 24th, leaving at 10a.
There’s a Wellness and Resource Fair for U.S. military, active, reserve and veterans and their dependents Saturday, April 26th from 9 to 3 at the Veterans Association of North County on Mission Avenue in Oceanside. More information is available at 760 721 2117
The annual Gathering at Cupa (Warner Springs) is Saturday, April 26th
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North County annual dinner and auction Gala fundraiser is Saturday, April 26th at 6p at Pala Casino. More info at 760 728 5871 or www.BGCNorthCounty.org
Fallbrook’s annual Arts in the Park event is Sunday, April 27 from 11 to 4 at Live Oak Park featuring artists, musicians and crafters. Free parking and shuttles are available from Potter Jr. High and Mae Ellis Elementary School.
There’s a Pala Seniors meeting and Bingo at noon Monday, April 28th at the Admin Building main hall
The next Tribes 4 Christ food bank and clothing drive is Monday, April 28th at the La Jolla Tribal Hall Gym from 3 to 4:30. That’s at 22000 Highway 76 in Pauma Valley. For details, the phone is 760-742 1481
For those who missed the Take Care Of Your Diabetes event at Pala Events Center a couple of months ago, Dr. Calac and IHC counselor Karen Yazzie-Meyer will be at Pala Admin with free health screenings, demonstrations, games and a complimentary lunch Wednesday, April 30th from 10 to 3. For more info, 760 749 1410 x5237
There’s a walk/run relay from ”Kupa to Pala” on Saturday, May 3rd – beginning at sunrise. For information and sign up, contact Skye McMichael at the Cupa Cultural Center. 760 891 3551
Cupa Days is coming up all day Saturday and Sunday, May 3rd and 4th at the Cupa Cultural Center with dance and musical performances and crafts from all over the southwest. Rez Radio 91.3 will broadcast live from the performance arena both days.
The Fallbroook Historical Society and San Diego County Farm Bureau honor “100 Years of Agriculture in San Diego” Saturday, May 10th from 11 to 2 at the Historical Society museum at the corner of Hill and Rocky Crest. www.FallbrookHistoricalSociety.com
The San Pasqual tribe, the BIA and the Multi-Agency Training Team are offering a three-day course for tribal staff in environmental training May 20-22 at San Pasqual Tribal Hall. The first two days is about compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. Call 651 239 4860 for information.
The 7th annual Honoring Traditions Powwow is August 22nd through the 24th at the arena by Pala Rey Youth Camp. For details, call 760 891 3551 or go to www.Facebook.com/PalaPW
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 now 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.
Boys to Men Mentoring every Tuesday from 4 to 5 and Girls to Women Mentoring in two different age groups every Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:30 at Pala Learning Center. Volunteer mentors are needed as well. For more information you can call Monica at Pala Learning Center, 760 742 1997.
Al-Anon meetings are Tuesday evenings at 7:30 and Narcotics Anonymous meets Thursdays at 7:30 at the Pala Admin building.
Indian Health Council runs a pain management support group every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30 to 2:30 at IHC in Rincon. You can find out more at www.IndianHealth.com or by calling 760 749 1410 x5246.
Mental Health America of San Diego County hosts bi-monthly mental health first aid training at 4069 30th Street in San Diego. Their phone number is 619 543 0412.
Event listings and info to help you enjoy Pala’s own four-diamond Casino, Spa and Resort – (Auto Club rating, seven consecutive years) http://www.palacasino.com/entertainment/events-schedule/
Click here for poker promotions http://www.palacasino.com/casino/poker/promotions/
Click here for poker tournament calendar http://www.palacasino.com/casino/poker/tournaments-calendar/
Pala Box Office 1 877 946 7252 or www.startickets.com
Infinity – Tuesday afternoons – 60 Plus Club from 11 to 3p with live shows at 1.
- Tues Apr 22 – The Platters Live!, great groups revue with Elmer Armstrong, Jr.
- Tues Apr 29 – King of the Road, tribute to Roger Miller
Infinity – Saturday night shows at 8p – Club Infinity until 1a
- Sat Apr 19 – Kenny Metcalf, tribute to Elton John
- Sat Apr 26 – Boys of Summer, tribute to Don Henley and the Eagles
- Sat May 3 – La Grange, tribute to ZZ Top
- Sat May 10 – Wanted – tribute to Bon Jovi
- Sat May 17 – Ranch Rockers rodeo after-party
- Sat May 24 – The Police Experience, tribute to The Police
- Sat May 31 – One More From the Road, tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd
- Sat Jun 7 – Chippendales male revue
Pala Events Center
- Friday, April 18th - The Temptations and the Four Tops - 8p SOLD OUT
- Tuesday, April 22nd - Long Island medium Theresa Caputo - 7:30p SOLD OUT
- Friday, May 2nd - Gabriel Iglesias, 8p
- Saturday, May 3rd - The Commodores, 7:30p
- Saturday, May 31st – Filipino Concert with Lani Misalucha and Jed Madela
- Saturday, July 19 – Dru Hill, Silk, & Shai 7:30p
- Sunday, August 10 – Michael McDonald & Toto 6p
Professional Bull Riders Pro Tour returns to the Pala Rodeo Grounds Saturday and Sunday May 17 & 18th
Road closures during severe weather events from the County Public Works Department http://www.sdcdpw.org/emergency only available during severe weather
Map to determine who’s responsible for your local fire protection http://www.fire.ca.gov/fire_prevention/fhsz_maps/fhsz_maps_sandiego.php
Look over this checklist prepared by CalFire to see if you’re ready http://www.readyforwildfire.org/
In an emergency, one of Pala Rez RadioTM's resources for obtaining information is local amateur radio operators. Even if you don’t have a Ham license you can monitor their frequencies: Fallbrook repeater 146.175, Palomar repeater 146.730, RACES repeater 147.195, on any radio that receives the 2 meter band. There are “smart phone” apps that do this too.
Live Audio feeds from the above ham and other Southern California sources including CHP, Sheriff and Escondido police available at http://www.radioreference.com/apps/audio/?action=cwp&ctid=219
The California Department of Forestry's frequency is 151.190 and the CHP is 39.800.
NOAA weather band radio … 162.400 mHz is the strongest of their seven frequencies in Pala or www.noaa.gov
National Poison Control Center – 800 222 1222
California Department of Public Health Information Line: (916) 341-3947; Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/RadiationFAQS2011.aspx
www.NativeHire.org – a non-profit search engine paid for by employers seeking to hire Native Americans. Search job offers, post resumes and find job skill courses.
California DMV – most registration issues can be handled online at www.dmv.ca.gov Local offices: Temecula at 27851 Diaz Road, Oceanside at 4005 Plaza Drive, and Poway at 13461 Community Road are open 7 to 5 Monday through Friday except Wednesday when they open at 8. Hemet at 1200 S. State St. opens an hour later. 800 777 0133 to make an appointment at any office. The Escondido office has closed but will reopen at a new location in early 2014.
Pala Environmental Department weekly Pala Air Quality Report, various environmental information/facts/pictures, local events like our household hazardous waste days, local pictures of Pala Wildlife, and more https://www.facebook.com/PalaEnvironmentalDepartment
San Luis Rey Watershed Council, cool pictures from Oceanside/Pacific Ocean all the way up past Lake Henshaw, cleanup events, fairs, and other activities individuals/families may find interesting https://www.facebook.com/SanLuisReyWatershedCouncil
Pala Fitness Center - open to the public 7 days a week http://www.palatribe.com/programs/Fitness-Center
Pala Skate Park Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pala-Skate-Park/131893240216737
Pala Raceway – motorcycle and ATV track http://www.palaraceway.com/
SoCal Citrus tree quarantine and Asian Citrus Psyllid treatment http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/EXOTIC/diaphorinacitri.html http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/acp/
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): http://www.nrc.gov/
California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA): http://www.oes.ca.gov/
County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services: www.ReadySanDiego.org/
Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill. www.savegregorycanyon.org
Check the status of local road and transit projects: http://www.keepsandiegomoving.com/home.aspx
FEMA natural disaster and emergency prep tips at http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/oes/ready/
General disaster prep advice: www.ReadySanDiego.org
Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook http://hpwren.ucsd.edu/cameras/
Live webcam on top of Palomar Mountain http://palomarmountainwebcam.com/ and a guide to what you’re seeing on this webcam at http://tchester.org/temp/palomar/palomar%20webcam_label.jpg
Fallbrook High School http://www.fallbrookhs.org/index.jsp
Valley Center High School http://vchs.vcpusd.net/
Great Oaks High School in Temecula http://gohs.tvusd.k12.ca.us/
Save time searching online with quick, organized listings of all major websites www.AllMyFaves.com
Consumer Advocate Clark Howard’s website – tons of useful links at http://clarkhoward.com/
Business and auto-related news links at Ed Wallace’s website, http://www.insideautomotive.com/