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  • 4.8 quake rocks California border

    Village Editorial Staff|Updated Feb 15, 2024

    A 4.8 quake rocked the border region and Baja California at about 12:36 am this morning, on 2/12/24. Nine more followed, ranging from 3.0 to 4.4 magnitude as of 1:10 am. The 4.8 was recorded about 18 kilometers deep and 2.8 kilometers or 1.7 miles north northwest of El Centro , California , and 3.7 kilometers or 2.3 miles south of Imperial California...

  • After six inches of rain, moderate to locally heavy rainfall expected to continue

    Village Editorial Staff|Updated Feb 7, 2024

    The greater Fallbrook area has received over 6" of rain in the last week, since Feb. 1, according to Shower and thunderstorm chances remain in the forecast for the West Coast and the Desert Southwest. A deep, energetic upper-level trough remains overhead, onshore flow continues, and another Pacific storm system drops down along the coast, according to the National Weather Service. While the influx of anomalously high moisture associated with this past...

  • Residential structure fire contained to chicken coop and garage

    Village Editorial Staff|Updated Jan 30, 2022

    A residential structure fire was reported early this morning a 1:13 am at 231 N. Wisconsin Ave in Fallbrook. North County Fire responded to multiple reports. "We responded and found a fully involved chicken coop had caught fire and extended into the garage of a 2-story residence converted to a multi-unit home. The fire department was able to keep the fire contained to the garage and it did not go into the living spaces," said North County Fire PIO John Choi. The chicken coop...

  • UPDATE: Rainbow fire forward rate of spread has been stopped

    Village Editorial Staff|Updated May 29, 2021

    At 10:45 am the North County Fire Protection District reported that the Rainbow Fire forward rate of spread had been stopped. Crews will remain on scene to perform mop-up. Multiple agencies including aircraft en route to fight Rainbow fire At 9:45 am this morning a vegetation fire started in the 3000 block of Rainbow Valley Boulevard in Rainbowin. North County Fire Protection District PIO John Choi says is holding at 1/4 acre. "1/4 acre fire mid-slope making a run. Cal Fire...

  • UPDATE: Menifee man in Silver Alert found at Mexico border

    Village Editorial Staff|Updated May 4, 2021

    UPDATE: Leo Maki, 81, was found re-entering the United States from Calexico. Maki had driven his car across the border. According to his family, he was returned unharmed to his home at 5:30 am on April 30. Silver Alert issued for 81 year old from Menifee A missing person and silver report have been filed for Leo ­­­­­­­­­­Maki, an 81-year-old who has dementia. He does not have a drivers license but is driving a red 2012 Ford Fiesta His license plate was picked up on...