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Articles from the November 3, 2006 edition


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  • Fallbrook Presbyterian Preschool visits Bates Nut Farm

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Gavin Mahoney and Jaden Richards enjoy a fun wagon ride....

  • Red Ribbon Week at La Paloma

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    La Paloma School was the place to be last week as students participated in a fun-filled Red Ribbon Week, a week dedicated to encouraging students to live drug free. Students kicked off the week by sporting their red attire on Monday followed by other dress up days throughout the week including pajama day, twin day, sports day and Hawaiian day. Students also took part in several activities including three-legged races, a poster contest and banner making, which were coordinated by the student council. La Paloma students pledge...

  • Potter Students of the Month honored by Fallbrook Rotary

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    As part of the Rotary Club of Fallbrook’s commitment to their youth and schools, four Potter Junior High Students of the Month for September were honored at the club’s weekly Monday luncheon, held at the Grand Tradition. President Jack Wood presented each student with a Certificate of Achievement. Potter Principal Lisa Denham (left) presented the students, (from left) Dane Culal Lad, Mary Somers, Freddy Camacena and Sarah Trexler, to the Rotarians....

  • Insects galore at Zion Lutheran!

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Seventh grade students at Zion Lutheran Middle School have been going buggy the past six weeks by collecting and studying insects! Their first major unit of study has been invertebrate zoology. Part of their study of the arthropods was the requirement to scour hills and valleys for the six-legged variety. Most students worked in teams in an attempt to collect a variety of the elusive insects. Mr. Fischer, the seventh grade science teacher, was more than a little pleased with their collections. But then again, so would...

  • FUHSD Employees of the Month honored at Rotary meeting

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    FALLBROOK — Mary Reisman and Frank Jevitzky were honored as Employees of the Month for the Fallbrook Union High School District for September. Superintendent Tom Anthony recognized them for their achievement and made the awards at the Rotary Club of Fallbrook’s weekly Monday luncheon meeting at the Grand Tradition. Anthony commented that “Mary Reisman, a special education teacher in the Nonpublic School Alternative Program, with the district since 2002, has demonstrated uncommon commitment and leadership while working with...

  • St. Peter's celebrates Red Ribbon Week

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    St. Peter’s Catholic School celebrates being drug-free with Red Ribbon Week. The students are committed to being 100-percent drug-free. The fun activities included poster contests, games at morning assembly, treats and prizes....

  • Crazy Hair Day at Frazier Elementary

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    (From left) Annie Green, Carleigh Proctor, librarian Mrs. Cohen, Jocelyn Esparza, Riley White and Brock Bergholz enjoy Crazy Hair Day recently at William H. Frazier Elementary School....

  • FHS to hold 10th grade parent night

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    The Fallbrook Union High School Guidance Department will present the “10th Grade Four Year Plan Parent Night” on Tuesday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m. in room 201 by the clock tower. Topics covered at the presentation include FHS high school graduation requirements, college entrance requirements, the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) and creating a four-year graduation plan....

  • Girls cross-country splits first two league meets

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Fallbrook High School’s girls cross-country team lost its league opener at Guajome Park September 26 against Vista by a 20-40 score but earned a 20-43 win over Oceanside October 6 on the Fallbrook course. “I really see this team as continuing to improve,” said Fallbrook coach Troy Hamlin. “It’s been a great season and it’s just been fun to be around this group.” The Vista meet was the first dual meet of the year for Fallbrook. “We didn’t go in with the expectation that we would beat them,” said Fallbrook coach Troy Hamlin....

  • Eyerman's Martial Arts moving, changing names

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    BONSALL — Mr. Andy Kramer, owner of Eyerman’s Martial Arts, is proud to announce the relocation of the school from the River Village Shopping Center to 5521 Mission Road, Suite A, in Bonsall (next to the post office). The new name will be Kramer’s ATA Black Belt Academy. The new location is larger to accommodate additional students and allow additional programs to be offered. For membership information please call (760) 630-7078....

  • Warriors attacked by Pirates

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    On Friday, the Fallbrook Warriors went to Oceanside looking for their first victory. However, the powerhouse fourth-ranked Pirates defeated the Warriors 49-0. The Warriors played hard and did not give up but were just overmatched. Some of the big plays and stats were: a pass from Aaron Holt to Nathan Salyers for 41 yards, a pass from Holt to Nick Hayes for 39 yards and two back-to-back runs by Cody McDole totaling 24 yards. The game was a disappointment to some but a building experience for many others. The Warriors look to...

  • Fallbrook Tribe wins 20-0

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    It was a great match-up: the undefeated Fallbrook Tribe against the unbeaten San Marcos Bishops. Both teams were 5-0. Fallbrook went in with the number-one-rated offense and defense against San Marcos’ number two offense and number two defense. It was a great setting in October, rain, mud and two hungry teams both loaded with talented 10- and 11-year-old boys. The Tribe, led by Coach Thomas, went in at halftime with an 8 to 0 lead thanks to Michael Vick-like quarterback Troy Welby scoring on a sweep and, of course, f...

  • Boys cross-country loses to Vista but sweeps Oceanside

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Fallbrook High School’s boys cross-country team split its first two Avocado League dual meets, losing 25-30 to Vista September 26 at Guajome Park but sweeping Oceanside 15-50 October 6 at Fallbrook. The win over Oceanside also saw six of Fallbrook’s seven runners obtain personal records on the Fallbrook course. “I’m ecstatic. The kids are doing great and working out real hard,” said Fallbrook coach Marty Hauck. “I’m pretty excited about how the season’s going to finish up.” The meet against Vista was Fallbrook’s first...

  • Girls varsity tennis team wins Avocado League

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    FALLBROOK — The Fallbrook High School girls varsity tennis team defeated Oceanside on Wednesday, October 25, to finish the season undefeated, 10-0 (16-3 overall) and are the Avocado League Champions again this year. In addition, the Warriors’ Roxanne Parker was undefeated in league singles play 30-0, and the Warriors’ doubles team of Mallory Wedeking and Angela Maddock were undefeated in doubles play 30-0....

  • Choate accepts position with Boys & Girls Club

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    It didn’t take Mike Choate long to get back into an advocacy position for children in Fallbrook. The recently retired superintendent of the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District took a short vacation then jumped back into the fray as the part-time executive director of the Boys & Girls Club Foundation. “I’ve committed to 20 hours a month,” he says, but he admits the job might grow as his task list lengthens and he becomes immersed in its responsibilities. In his new role, Choate’s challenge is to create awareness...

  • Mail stolen from 56 residents recovered

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Stolen mail belonging to 56 Fallbrook residents and property from a residential burglary on Cottontail Lane was recovered recently from the Escondido home of 35-year-old Janell Monet, Sheriff’s Detective Theresa Adams-Hydar says. Adams-Hydar says Monet and Kristy Dominick, 33, were passing fraudulent checks from Valley Center and Escondido when Dominick cashed one at Bonsall Village Market, leading the Sheriff’s team to where Monet was hiding out in Ramona. “We arrested Monet in Ramona for check fraud and possession of stole...

  • Supes approve TIF reimbursement for Rosemary's Mountain

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with Granite Construction Company to reimburse the company for work performed on State Route 76 as part of the Rosemary’s Mountain quarry project. The 5-0 vote October 18 sets conditions for acceptable reimbursement amounts and the scope of work. The Transportation Impact Fee (TIF) for the Rosemary’s Mountain development will be deducted from the total reimbursement amount. In October 2002 the supervisors granted a major use permit for the Rosemary’s Mount...

  • Getting flu shots

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Nurse Susan Leverenz gives Glad Hiscock her annual flu shot at the Flu Vaccine Clinic held October 26 by Fallbrook Hospital at the Joslyn Senior Center. Hiscock assisted at the event by helping organize the masses....

  • Helping men stay healthy

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Monique Murphy-Mijares, Vi Dupre, Dr. Moisha Crisell and Peggie Comeau assisted with Fallbrook Hospital’s recent free prostate screening clinic for local men....

  • St. Vincent de Paul donates $5,000 to Fallbrook Food Pantry

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    FALLBROOK — The St. Peter’s Chapter of St. Vincent de Paul made a recent extra $5,000 donation to the Fallbrook Food Pantry. Don Luallin, general manager of the Fallbrook Food Pantry, stated, “We just want to thank St. Vincent de Paul for all the support they’ve given us. With this extra donation, St. Vincent de Paul [has given] us $45,600 over the past six years, and it has certainly helped feed the needy in our community.” From January to the end of July this year, the Fallbrook Food Pantry has provided food to 35,960 perso...

  • Diabetic Holiday Cooking Class held at hospital

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    The smell of holiday cooking filled the air at Fallbrook Hospital as chef Stephen Spencer cooked up a holiday menu of delicious food for members of the Diabetes Support Group on October 18. The low-fat, low-sugar menu included puree of winter squash soup, breast of chicken with apricots and pecans, cranberry-orange brown rice, zucchini and mushroom medley, orange panna cotta and feather-light chocolate cake. Anyone interested in receiving copies of the recipes or more information on the support group can call (760) 728-1191,...

  • Our garden grows

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    La Paloma Jr. Garden Club member Yulissa Rojas examines the growth of pomegranates in the school’s garden. Volunteers from the Fallbrook Garden Club mentor interested La Paloma students to enrich their education in earth sciences....

  • DRB separate from Code Enforcement

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Fallbrook, a town that is growing and revitalizing its downtown, has a key group that aids community members in understanding and implementing the zoning and design guidelines for the area’s buildings. The Design Review Board (DRB) of the Fallbrook Community Planning Group is usually recommended by code enforcement officers to individuals who are not adhering to these rules. DRB is also responsible for reviewing plans of new structures and recommending approval to the county, based on the guidelines. “When design gui...

  • Grajczyks celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Ed & Marcie Grajczyk recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on a cruise to the Mexican Rivera aboard the Monarch of the Sea. The couple was married October 20, 1956, in Greenville, SD. They have five children, seven grandchildren, three step-granddaughters and five great-grandchildren. Ed is a retired electrician and Marcie recently retired from Fallbrook Elementary School District. They have lived in Fallbrook since 1982....

  • Girl Scout Roundup open to all girls

    Updated Nov 3, 2006

    Calling all girls interested in learning more about camping, cookouts, hiking, arts and crafts and generally having lots of fun! Find your way in a Girl Scout troop in time for the holidays and you too can participate in our annual encampments, field trips to exciting places, weekly craft activities, songs, games and making friends. Don’t wait! Join a troop or start a new troop with your friends and learn first aid, sewing, cooking and hiking and grow as you complete try-its, badges or patches. Scouting is open to girls a...

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