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Articles from the August 3, 2018 edition

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  • Fly to Mars sets course record at Del Mar

    Tom Ferrall, Staff Writer|Updated Aug 4, 2018

    The 4-year-old gelding Fly to Mars earned his first stakes victory, set a course record and capped a big week for trainer Peter Miller when he posted a one-length triumph in the $151,725 California Dreamin' Stakes at Del Mar July 28. Fly to Mars was one of 11 horses based at the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall to win a race at Del Mar during the second week of the seaside racetrack's summer season. Seven of those horses are trained by Miller. The California Dreamin'...

  • Herrick returns to Del Mar

    Joe Naiman, Village News Correspondent|Updated Aug 4, 2018

    Trainer Joe Herrick's 4-year-old gelding Achieved finished seventh among the eight horses in the fifth race July 25 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, but the race was significant for Herrick in that it marked his first start at Del Mar since he was burned during the Lilac fire. Herrick had left the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall after completing his morning work with his horses Dec. 7. The Lilac fire began that morning and was spreading in the direction of San Luis Rey, so Herrick returned to help rescue the horses....

  • Chamber hosts charity golf tournament, Sept. 28

    Updated Aug 4, 2018

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce will host its annual charity golf tournament Friday, Sept. 28, at Pala Mesa Resort, 2001 Old Highway 395. The fun starts midday, with check-ins beginning 11 a.m. and shotgun start, 1 p.m. Tournament play is followed by dinner with awards, silent auction and an opportunity drawing. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Fallbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1924, a nonprofit organization which provides resources and services for local veterans. Additionally, a putting c...

  • FHS boys swim fourth at CIF meet; Greenwood goes to state diving meet

    Joe Naiman, Village News Correspondent|Updated Aug 4, 2018

    Fallbrook High School’s boys’ swim team placed fourth at the CIF meet. “I felt it was a good finish for us,” Fallbrook coach Bill Richardson said. “I thought we did really well.” Position points are given for the top 16 finishes. First place in individual swim races and for diving is worth 20 team points with second place giving the school 17 points and third place adding 16 points to a team total. Relay races give 40 team points for first place, 34 for second and 32 for third. “Relays are where you get the majority of points...

  • Lt. Col. Leroy Edward Watson, USMC Ret.,

    Updated Aug 4, 2018

    Lt. Col. Leroy Edward Watson, USMC Ret., was born March 4, 1930. Our husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather slipped away from us peacefully on July 19, 2018. He leaves his wife of 62 years, Rene; two children, Kathryn and Mark; two grandchildren and five great-grandbabies. Viewing was held Tuesday, July 24 at Berry-Bell & Hall Mortuary. Interment was at Miramar National Cemetery on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. May he rest with God in peace....

  • Re: Is Blue Zone a Money Grab? [Village News Letter 7/19/18]

    Updated Aug 4, 2018

    Fallbrook Regional Health District takes issue with the misleading characterization of the organization and its mission in the letter titled "Is Blue Zone a Money Grab?" To begin, more than $1 million is invested annually into health services for the communities of Bonsall, De Luz, Fallbrook and Rainbow, serving roughly 75,000 clients and residents. These citizens benefit from high-quality, life-improving and even, life-saving health care services. We offer these services in three ways: 1) Public-private partnerships; 2)...

  • Getting ready to be counted

    Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Special to the Village News|Updated Aug 4, 2018

    The first national census was taken in 1790, and the nation is gearing up for the next one in 2020. There’s a lot riding on the census. For one thing, congressional representation is based on an accurate count, and distribution of around $65 billion in federal funding will be heavily impacted by the census. While every state gets two senators regardless of population, an incorrect count could easily impact representation in the House of Representatives. And if those r...

  • Women's connection fashion show is Aug. 17

    Updated Aug 4, 2018

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Women's Connection is having a fashion show which will include brunch at the Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens in the Beverly Mansion, 10 a.m. until noon, Friday, Aug. 17. The fashion host will be Chico's, located in Temecula. Five ladies will each model three outfits, and the outfits can be purchased. The fashion theme is "Get The Look" and will focus on the new release of the 2018 fall collection. Karon Kanadjian McClure, former Navy wife, mom, m...

  • New program to provide students with weekend food

    Updated Aug 4, 2018

    BONSALL – A group of retired teachers and other volunteers are starting a weekend backpack program in the Bonsall Unified School District. For this program, they are seeking money and food items to be dropped off at collection boxes at Daniels Market, Casa Estrella, North County of Dance and Grocery Outlet Fallbrook. Lists of needed items are available at those locations. For more information, contact [email protected]....

  • Ladies invited to 'Get Acquainted'

    Updated Aug 4, 2018

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Woman’s Club will host a “Get Acquainted Luncheon” 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21, and invited all interested ladies to come to their historic clubhouse, 238 W. Mission Road. FWC members provide service to the community in many ways, developing leadership skills, exchanging ideas and forming friendships, while addressing the needs of their community. The club was founded in 1907 and is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. The FWC meets the second Tuesday of each month September through J...

  • Border Patrol seizes largest-ever stash of fentanyl pills at border

    City News Service|Updated Aug 3, 2018

    SAN YSIDRO - A 19-year-old U.S. citizen living in Tijuana was arrested at the San Ysidro Port of Entry with 61 pounds of methamphetamine, 14 pounds of heroin and just under 11,500 fentanyl pills, authorities said. Cristian Araujo Aguirre is accused of attempting to drive across the U.S.-Mexico border with the drug stash on Wednesday. He was arraigned Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on a drug importation charge. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers noticed anomalies in the front...

  • Woman arrested for baseball bat attack on senior citizens in Pala

    City News Service|Updated Aug 3, 2018

    PALA - A woman was arrested today for allegedly attacking three senior citizens with a baseball bat as they slept in a broken-down car in an empty lot at Pala Indian Reservation. Michelle Cagey-Limon, 32, was taken into custody at her home at Cesar Chavez Circle on the grounds of the North County reservation and booked into county jail on suspicion of elder abuse, assault with a deadly weapon and felony vandalism, according to sheriff's officials. The victims, who live in the...