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Articles from the January 18, 2018 edition

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  • Deputy fires on auto-theft suspect

    Newsroom|Updated Jan 20, 2018

    RAINBOW – At least one sheriff's deputy opened fire Friday on an auto-theft suspect – missing the parolee – during a pursuit through the far northern reaches of San Diego County and southern Temecula, authorities reported. The suspect was later identified as Cody Atchley, 31, said San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Rich Williams. The meandering two-county chase, which ended with the fleeing man's arrest, began about 9:30 a.m., when Carlsbad police officers in an unmarked car s...

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    Fitness students chip in to help local nonprofits

    Updated Jan 19, 2018

    FALLBROOK – Wade into Fitness continued a nine-year tradition of giving back to the community this past holiday season. Each year, participants in the fitness classes chip in small donations that otherwise might have gone for a gift exchange for themselves and instead contribute those funds to a communal charitable donation. "Candy cane" drawings are then held. The class member that pulls a specially marked candy cane in the drawing is allowed to select the charity to r...

  • How does your real estate firm handle the 'next big thing?'

    Nancy Schrimpf, Coldwell Banker Village Properties|Updated Jan 19, 2018

    A large percentage of realtors are super busy chasing the “next big thing.” An equally large percentage of realtors are just as busy turning their noses up at the “next big thing.” In my opinion, they are both doing it wrong. The second subset is easier to disparage because their stubborn refusal to change with the times and incorporate new techniques is there for all to see. They are the agents who consider a 48-hour response time acceptable. They don’t want to pay for profe...

  • 'Hamilton' – a quirky play with an angry point of view

    Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal, Village News Correspondent|Updated Jan 19, 2018

    In the past when I didn't enjoy a performance I talked about the good things I saw. In the case of the highly lauded "Hamilton", and might I add intensely expensive by the way, currently playing at the Civic Theater in downtown San Diego through Jan. 28, there is more to say. I didn't like it. There. I said it. I have wrestled with this (along with an intense bout of influenza) for close to a week now. The real question is would you pay $999 for a ticket to sit in the...

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    Braised short ribs enhance viewing of big playoff games

    Updated Jan 19, 2018

    FALLBROOK – The National Football League conference championship games will be played Sunday (Jan. 21) and these big games should be enjoyed with food featuring big flavors. Hosts having friends over for the AFC and NFC title games should try their hands at the following recipe for "Red Chili Braised Short Ribs" courtesy of "Jon Bonnell's Texas Favorites" (Gibbs Smith). Red Chili Braised Short Ribs Serves 8 to 10 Red Chili Sauce 1 yellow onion, diced 2 ribs celery, diced 5 c...

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    Board of Supervisors adjourns meeting in memory of Earl McDougal

    Joe Naiman, Village News Correspondent|Updated Jan 19, 2018

    The San Diego County Board of Supervisors adjourned their Jan. 10 meeting in memory of Earl McDougal. "Earl McDougal dedicated his life to his family and his community, and he will be missed," said Supervisor Bill Horn, who read the adjournment in memory. Earl Elwin (Mac) McDougal lived in Fallbrook from 1960 until his death on Jan. 4, 2018, at the age of 93. He was born in Thermal, California, on September 26, 1924. The family moved to El Cajon in 1928 and then to the Barona...

  • Lady Warriors can't keep up with Nighthawks

    Shane Gibson, Staff Photojournalist|Updated Jan 18, 2018

    The Fallbrook High varsity girls basketball team played a home game against Del Norte Jan. 12. The Lady Warriors, a young team in a rebuilding year, dropped an 80-45 decision to the Nighthawks....

  • Competing players fight over basketball

    Warrior basketball team enters league play after tough non-league schedule

    Tom Ferrall, Staff Writer|Updated Jan 18, 2018

    The Fallbrook High boys basketball team opened Valley League play at Escondido Jan. 17 after a demanding non-league schedule left the Warriors with a 5-12 record. Despite the mark, first-year coach Ryan Smith said he felt good about his club entering league competition. "We've had a tough non-league (schedule) and we competed at a high level with a young team without a lot of experience," said Smith. "I have a feeling we can compete in league and have a chance – if we can p...

  • Fallbrook Girls Softball registration now open

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    FALLBROOK – Registration is now open for Fallbrook Girls Softball, which offers a recreational program for girls age three and older, with a focus on developing skills, building teamwork and having fun. Registration can be done at any time or during walk-up registration Jan. 20 and 27 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Ingold Sports Park. Registered players are invited to the FGS warm up clinic Jan. 20 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Ingold Sports Park. Opening Day i...

  • Annual Mah Jong tournament coming up Jan. 26

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    FALLBROOK – Friday, Jan. 26, the Fallbrook Woman's Club will host a Mah Jong Tournament fundraising event where beautiful gift baskets will be made available for opportunity drawings. This event is open to the public and non-member guests are encouraged to attend. Doors open 11:30 at the Fallbrook Woman's Clubhouse, 238 W. Mission Road. Non-members should RSVP to Linda Larson at (760) 420-1456 or [email protected]. All are invited to come play and have fun. All f...

  • Meditation techniques to be taught at Britannia Connection luncheon

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    FALLBROOK – Britannia Connection announced their upcoming meeting and luncheon, Thursday, Jan. 25, for women of either British or Commonwealth heritage, or those with a strong interest in British culture, gather for fun, fellowship and fundraising. Britannia Connection member and local yoga teacher Sandra Buckingham will be sharing simple meditation techniques that can help bring about a sense of calm and focus, lift the spirits and relax the mind and body. Buckingham will also be sharing one of her own meditations e...

  • Household hazardous waste collection in Fallbrook Jan. 21

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    SAN DIEGO COUNTY – The Department of Environmental Health is hosting a one-day household hazardous waste collection event Sunday, Jan. 21 at the Ingold Sports Park (2551 Olive Hill Road, Fallbrook), from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Unincorporated residents can bring hazardous household products labeled with “Caution, Warning, Danger, Poison, Toxic, Flammable or Corrosive” to these events for proper disposal. Examples of household hazardous waste products include paint, automotive fluids, pesticides, aerosols, pool chemi...

  • Garden club to discuss simple home gardening permaculture techniques

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Garden Club will start off the year with a meeting Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Community Center, 341 Heald Lane, in Fallbrook. The meeting will commence 12:30 p.m. with a potluck lunch. Members are requested to bring a finger food dish for at least 12 people. The business meeting will begin 1 p.m. Following the business meeting, Diane Kennedy, owner of Finch Frolic in Fallbrook, speak on “Food, Permaculture and the Humor of Living.” Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design princ...

  • Free tax preparation and filing service offered for seniors

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    FALLBROOK – Federal and California tax preparation is again being offered at the Fallbrook Senior Center this year, starting Feb. 1. Volunteer AARP- and IRS-trained tax preparers will be available Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays by appointment only. Residents must call (760) 728-4498 on or after Jan. 16 to schedule an appointment. Plan to bring photo ID, last year’s tax return, all W2 forms, all 1099 forms and Social Security cards for all household members. If filing jointly, both taxpayers must appear and show photo IDs...

  • Bona Dea ladies sought

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    FALLBROOK – Any area women who belonged to the Bona Dea group (1940's – 1980's) and would like to meet locally for lunch are asked to call Ronne Branson at (760) 728-7868....

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    Looking for owner of lost dog

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    On Jan. 1, I was out in front of my house (in Bonsall) with my two dogs and all of a sudden I saw this skinny white dog running up the road. He was obviously lost, no collar, and very, very skinny. I called out to him and he stopped for an instant but my dogs were barking and he decided to keep going. I just couldn't get to him and it broke my heart because I could tell he needed help. I posted this sighting on Nextdoor Saratoga and worried about him all night. The next...

  • Re: Trump's tax reform and the end of California's Gilded Age [Village News letter, 1/11/18]

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    Trump’s so-called tax reform bill is nothing more than a multi-billion dollar bonanza for the wealthy elite (aka the 1 percent). It was passed by Republican congress members without a single Democratic vote. This means the Republicans were responding to their constituency, which is now the wealthy elite, not the rank and file GOP party members. And as has been policy, the bonanza will flow into the wealthy elites’ coffers, not to be seen again. Trump has assured us that this will really stimulate the economy. The Dow Jones In...

  • No drugged driving allowed

    Assemblymember Marie Waldron, AD-75 R|Updated Jan 18, 2018

    California’s new law legalizing the use of recreational marijuana went into effect January 1. Hopefully, the negative impacts on highway safety experienced in some other states with similar laws will not be repeated here. Using marijuana while driving remains strictly prohibited in California. The law prohibits smoking or ingesting marijuana or marijuana products while driving or riding as a passenger in a vehicle. Marijuana being carried in an automobile must be in a s...

  • A Thank you for help providing 'Christmas for Marines'

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop Board of Directors wishes to express our deepest thanks to all the donors for their generous donations to our "Christmas for Marines" gathering. There were 28 families who attended, along with the officers in charge of the Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron. The children enjoyed decorating individual Christmas trees, which they took home for their families. Someone from each family spoke, saying where they were from and expressing their gratitude for this event. Again, our thanks to all for...

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    Winnie Lindsay

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    Winnie Lindsay, 97, a 42-year resident of Fallbrook passed away peacefully January 11, 2018. She was active in this community, volunteering at the Angel Society thrift shop and playing golf at the Fallbrook Golf Club. Winnie spent her early years in Manhattan Beach and in 1941 married Don Lindsay. They raised their children in Hermosa Beach and Palos Verdes. Empty nest arrived so Winnie and Don headed south to Fallbrook in 1976. Golfing, traveling and family occupied most of...

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    Grover Collins Bramhall

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    Grover Collins Bramhall, age 93, passed away January 9, 2018 from complications of the flu. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ethel Bramhall; his three children, Richard Bramhall, Barbara (Edward) Cyran, and Robyn Bramhall (Ellen Maremont Silver); and two grandchildren, Bradford Cyran and Alyssa Cyran. Grover was born in the tiny Texas town of Premont, where he grew up a country boy, the youngest of eight children. He attended Texas A&M before entering the Navy. He...

  • Florence P. "Chic" Maclise

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    Florence P. "Chic" Maclise was born Dec. 11, 1915, died Jan. 1, 2018. Upon retirement she moved from Ridgecrest to Fallbrook where she joined the Fallbrook Hospital Auxiliary, volunteering almost 20,000 hours when she was honored for her work and dedication. She was always very adventurous, roller skating, hot air ballooning, zip-lining, and skydiving into her 90's. Chic was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, two husbands, one daughter, and two grandsons. She is...

  • Jacqueline Jean Clausing

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    Jacqueline Jean Clausing (nee Bowers) was born December 24, 1936 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and died on January 3, 2018. Jackie was raised and attended grade and high school in Milwaukee. She attended Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Jackie was married in Milwaukee. A Waukegan resident since 1960, she was active in the community through the Newcomers Club, Junior Woman's League, Oakdale School PTO, then a 25 year volunteer for the Lake County Court Services, an Advocate...

  • Bonnie Nielsen

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    Bonnie Nielsen was born July 15, 1943 to Cab and Eveline Brown. She was the oldest of three girls, and attended school in Rainbow and Fallbrook, California. Bonnie graduated from Fallbrook High School in 1960 at age 16. She was well known for her love of the piano and played in several groups while attending college at Biola University in La Mirada, California. After her study of library science, Bonnie went on to clerk for Safeway and retired after more than 30 years of...

  • Norma Pearson

    Updated Jan 18, 2018

    Norma Pearson, 84, was born on September 12, 1933 in Alliance, Nebraska. She passed away on January 5, 2018 in Hemet, California. Norma's family was originally from Bingham, Nebraska. She graduated from Alliance High School in Alliance, Nebraska, in 1950 and attended the University of Nebraska in 1952. Most of her adult years were spent as a bookkeeper/homemaker. She married William Pearson of Mullen, Nebraska in 1953. They moved to California in 1963 where they lived for 31...

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