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Potential traffic delays leaving Las Pulgas Gate April 22, 2013 — There will be construction at the Las Pulgas Gate from April 22 to May 6.  The road work will go be conducted from of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Construction will consist of trenching and installing fiber optic wire along the outbound lanes and down to the entrance of red beach. There will be minor impacts to the gate; however, traffic may be slow for MORE
Pendleton celebrates Earth Day on Mainside April 18, 2013 — Learn more about the local environment and wildlife on base during the Earth Day celebration scheduled for 11a.m. to 3p.m. at the Mainside Center here April 22.Base game wardens, biologists, recycling and energy experts, vanpool and transportation representatives, and local researchers will conduct demonstrations and give presentations.For more MORE
Impact area wildland fire April 18, 2013 — The Camp Pendleton Fire Department is currently fighting a wild-land fire here.The fire began at approximately 10:30 a.m. in the Zulu Impact Area of the base and has burned more than 80 acres. The fire started as a result of live-fire training. Current assets on-hand include three brush trucks and one water tender. There are no reports of any MORE
Marine Corps Community Services check cashing policy change April 17, 2013 — Marine Corps Community Services is discontinuing standard check cashing at all facilities staring 1 June.Patrons will not be able to write checks for up to $50 more than the purchase amount to receive cash back.MCCS facilities will no longer accept personal checks strictly for cash only; however, Navy Relief and Red Cross Assistance Checks will MORE
Main Gate Pass and Identification Office closure April 17, 2013 — The Pass and Identification Office near the Main Gate here is scheduled to close permanently at 3 p.m., Apr. 19.The closure is due to the construction of the clover leaf and overpass at Vandegrift Boulevard and Wire Mountain Road.A new Pass and Identification facility will be opened in building 201017 on a date that is still to be determined.Full MORE
Prescription drug take-back day April 16, 2013 — The Navel Hospital Camp Pendleton’s leadership, in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration, is hosting a prescription drug take-back day, Apr. 27. The event is being held to address public safety and public health issues and to help prevent medication misuse, abuse and theft.Base and hospital personnel will be collecting expired, MORE
Recent courts-martial results published April 16, 2013 — The Legal Services Section-West was provided the adjudication results from recent courts-martial proceedings conducted at West Coast Marine Corps Installations.To view the results click this link. MORE
Lane closure scheduled on Wire Mountain Road for ramp construction April 11, 2013 — Portions of Wire Mountain Road’s west bound lanes will be closed starting April 22 for ramp construction in preparation of phase II of the clover leaf construction project.One westbound lane will be closed near Laraway Street for approximately 300 feet. Motorist traveling West on Wire Mountain Road may encounter some traffic delays during peak MORE
Distracted driving is dangerous April 10, 2013 — April is distracted driving awareness month and to ensure the safety of the vehicle operators and pedestrians on base a newsletter has been released by the safety branch here to create awareness of the different types of distractions drivers face while on the road.The newsletter defines distracted driving as any activity that could divert a MORE
Drive-through pharmacy now open for business April 10, 2013 — The Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton drive-through refill pharmacy re-opens Apr. 10.The pharmacy is located behind the 13 Area Branch Health Clinic and the renovations consisted of modifying the dispensing drawer size to allow the delivery of lager items and a widened drive-through area for to accommodate larger vehicles. A walk up window has also MORE

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