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  • Sheriff's Log

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    Address Date Description 500 block Ammunition Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028 September 12 Residential burglary 3300 block Red Mountain Heights Dr., Fallbrook, CA 92028 September 14 Commercial burglary 800 block El Caminito Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028 September 15 Petty theft from vehicle 900 block La Vonne Ave., Fallbrook, CA 92028 September 15 Miscellaneous reports 1500 block Tioga Trl., Fallbrook, CA 92028 September 16 Miscellaneous incidents 1000 block Inverlochy Dr., Fallbrook, CA 92028 September 17 Threaten crime with intent to...

  • De Luz Volunteer Fire Department among grant recipients

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    The San Diego County Board of Supervisors' allocation of Neighborhood Reinvestment Program grants Sept. 12 included $20,000 for Camp Pendleton's Devil Pups program, $10,000 to the De Luz Volunteer Fire Department, and $5,000 to Rock Rose School for Creative Learning. The supervisors' 5-0 vote will allow the Devil Pups to purchase uniforms and challenge coins, will provide fire-retardant gel and associated equipment to the De Luz Volunteer Fire Department and to two Fire Safe Council organizations, and will enable Rock Rose...

  • Operation Double Down results in 49 arrests

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    "The good guys 49, the bad guys 0." That's how Detective/Sergeant Patrick Yates of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department Fallbrook substation summed up Operation Double Down, which resulted in the arrest of 49 people Sept. 21. Deputies from the Fallbrook substation along with personnel from other units within the Sheriff's department and other law enforcement agencies made surprise visits to residences in Fallbrook, Bonsall, Rainbow, De Luz, Vista and Oceanside, serving arrest and search warrants from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. A...

  • Stagecoach Sunday celebrates 27th year with new auction, fundraising goals

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Unique travel destinations, a scenic flight over Fallbrook, and a wine tasting tour at a local vineyard are just a few of the new "live auction" items that will be awarded to lucky bidders this Sunday, Oct. 1, during the Fallbrook Land Conservancy's (FLC) annual fundraiser, Stagecoach Sunday. In addition to the live auction, there will also be a silent auction and raffle where participants can bid on golf and fitness packages, coupons to amusement parks and o...

  • Authors, musicians and a tax collector to present programs at the library

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Library will host many free events in October, including concerts, lectures, book discussions and Day of the Dead activities. - Sunday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. – Acoustic Showcase: Nathan and Jessie play a fusion of jazzy folk and blues on National Reso-Phonic guitars and accordion and sing in three languages. The duo plays often in Mexico and Europe. - Monday, Oct. 2 at 9:15 a.m. – Economic Outlook & Your Property Taxes: Free informational seminar by San Diego County Treasurer-tax collector Dan McAllister....

  • Fallbrook Chamber celebrates successful year

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

  • Rally in Wonderland event benefits children

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

  • Impress guests with homemade salsa at your next soirée

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Gatherings of family and friends are better with food, and few foods are more universally beloved than salsa. Whether they're hosting a gathering for the big game or a celebration of Hispanic culture and cuisine, hosts who want to go the extra mile can forgo store-bought salsa for the following homemade recipe for Warm Black Bean Salsa courtesy of Judith Finlayson's "The Health Slow Cooker: 135 Gluten-Free Recipes for Health and Wellness" (Robert Rose). Warm B...

  • County approves revised Murray Investment Company lease at airpark

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has approved a revised lease agreement for the land Murray Investment Company utilizes at Fallbrook Community Airpark. The previous lease agreement had called for the rent to be renegotiated to market rate effective Nov. 1. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote Sept. 13 increases the monthly rent from $420.81 to $430.00 effective Nov. 1. “This ensures the lease is updated, the park is at full cost recovery and it gives us an opportunity to revise the language for our airport tenants,” Super...

  • Laubach Literary Council to train volunteer tutors

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Laubach Literacy Council of San Diego County (LLCSDC) will conduct a two-day workshop to train its volunteer tutors Saturday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the community room of the Encinitas Branch Library located at 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. No teaching experience is necessary. If you can speak English, you can make a difference in someone’s life. LLCSDC, a 100 percent volunteer operated non-profit organization, has been providing free tutors to adult learners since 196...

  • APU’s School of Education to hold free information session Oct. 2

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    MURRIETA – For adults who are looking to expand or begin a career in teaching, school counseling or school psychology, Azusa Pacific University’s Murrieta Regional Campus invites the public to attend an information session to learn more about graduate degrees and credentialing programs in the School of Education. The free graduate and credential information meeting will be held 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 2. The information session will cover key topics including program specific information, admissions req...

  • A Thank you to the beautiful lady in Albertsons

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    I was standing in line at Albertsons at the check stand. Before me was a lady paying for her groceries. She looked at me and said, "Do you need any help?" She wanted to know if I needed any financial assistance. I declined her offer because I was able to pay for my own [groceries]. However, I walked out of the store feeling so, so happy. Dear lady, if you read this, you will never know what a wonderful experience you gave me. God bless you. You had the kindest face. This teaches all of us to pay attention to who is around...

  • Collection to help Texas town continues

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    Residents of Fallbrook are rallying in support of the little city of Rockport, Texas, in recovering from Hurricane Harvey’s visit. Over 70 percent of the city was demolished and the rest of the city is hurting. A group of people in Fallbrook has organized an effort to truck items to Rockport. Crop Production Services, at 1043 East Mission Road, has generously agreed to provide space for donated items from Oct. 2 until Nov. 2. Gift cards for Home Depot, Petco, Shell, Walmart, or Lowes can be mailed directly to the Rockport P...

  • Humanity shines through the trying darkness

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    Americans have connections they don’t realize they have. This was borne out in Houston with the appearance of a Texas flotilla composed of fellow flood victims who spent their days (and some nights) helping their neighbors and strangers to safer ground. Strangers were helping strangers. Responders, their own homes flooded, worked to exhaustion to bring people to collection points. Helicopters of all stripes were flying into wrecked neighborhoods to lift men, women, children, the injured and ill, and family pets to safety. The...

  • A few good bills

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) There are good bills amidst the hundreds of bills awaiting the Governor’s signature. Helping local school districts save for special projects or financial emergencies was impacted by a cap that was placed on school reserves in 2014. This year, I supported SB 751, by Senators J Hill, (D – San Mateo), and Steve Glazer (D – Orinda), simplifying restrictions and exempting many districts from the cap. I joined Assemblymember Susan Eggman (D – Stockton) as co-author of AB 1219 to support food...

  • Sylvia Hope Johnson

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    Sylvia Hope Johnson (Peggy) was born in Mandeville, Jamaica, BWI on October 9, 1924, the daughter of Montecue and Ina K. Allen. She went to be with the Lord on September 11, 2017. Peggy is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Kenneth. She is also survived by her sons David, and Matthew, as well as her daughter-in-law Wina; her grandchildren Belinda, Ryan, and Madisen; her granddaughter-in-law Raven, and her great-grandchildren Mia, Jaxon, and Ryah. Peggy was an active...

  • Immigration Reform is topic for next FRWF meeting

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – The next Fallbrook Republican Women Federated meeting will feature a guest speaker on immigration reform, Agnes Gibboney, Friday, Oct. 13 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Gibboney's son, Ronald da Silva, was tragically killed on April 27, 2002 by an illegal alien who had been previously deported. The illegal alien was sentenced to 21 years in prison but will be released in 2020. Gibboney once made this powerful statement, “The guy that killed my son has a determinate sentence in prison, but I have a lifetime sentence of...

  • Retired teachers to learn about Project Wildlife

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – The California Retired Teachers Association will be having their general meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 9 a.m. There will be a special presentation put on by Project Wildlife. The meeting will be held at the Golf Club of California at 3742 Flowerwood Lane in Sycamore Ranch. To make reservations call (760) 723-3696 before Oct 5....

  • Nonprofit groups to host musical festival Oct. 8

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – The nonprofit groups Public Watchdogs and Music for the Revolution have come together to sponsor a music festival dedicated to raising funds to prevent the burial of nuclear waste in the beach at San Onofre State Beach Park and support the Fallbrook Food Pantry. The festival will be held Sunday, Oct. 8 from noon to 9 p.m. at the Pala Mesa Resort in Fallbrook. The community is invited to join them to raise awareness and funds for maintaining safe nuclear waste disposal at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating S...

  • Fallbrook High alumni picnic set for Oct. 15

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook High School Alumni Association will present its annual Picnic in the Park for all former students and friends, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 15 at historic Live Oak Park. All former FHS students, faculty and staff are encouraged to join in the fun. It is hoped that alumni from the class of 1936 forward will be present as several class reunions are in the works. Students from the high school’s agriculture department will prepare and serve a tri...

  • Brandon Gallery seeks entries for the ‘Small Works of Art Exhibition 2017’

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Brandon Gallery is seeking entries for the 11th annual “Small Works of Art Exhibition 2017,” an open juried and judged show held Nov. 1 – Nov. 30. The show celebrates the appeal of fine art that invites intimate inspection and delight by the viewer. Work may be any medium. Two-dimensional work may be no larger than 14 1/2 inches on any side, including frame. Wire hangers only, ends wrapped for safety. 3D work is not to exceed size limits, weigh no more than 20 poun...

  • Fallbrook Quilt Guild presents quilt artist Terry Waldron

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Quilt artist Terry Waldron will be the presenter at the meeting of the Fallbrook Quilt Guild, Oct. 5. In her program entitled “The Art of Doing It All,” Waldron will present a trunk show of her work, exhibiting her earliest works to her latest creations. Waldron finds her inspiration in everyday experiences and works her magic into quilts of eye-catching appeal. Many of Waldron's works feature applique techniques, and she will explain the process and the inspi...

  • Fallbrook Democratic Club to meet Oct. 5

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Democratic Club will meet Thursday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilltop Center, 331 E. Elder Street. Dave Meyers, a candidate for San Diego County sheriff, and Genevieve Jones-Wright, a candidate for San Diego County district attorney, will both speak. Meyers is a 32-year veteran of the sheriff’s department and currently serves as a commander. Jones-Wright is an 11-year veteran deputy public defender in the San Diego County Public Defender’s Offic...

  • Caring for dentures improves oral health

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Proper dental care and oral hygiene is essential at all stages in life, even for people who have dentures, partials or implants. People with dentures must recognize that oral hygiene protects their dentures as well as their mouths. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, 35 million Americans do not have any teeth, while 11 percent of the population requires the use of a complete denture. In addition, 5 percent of the U.S. population wears a partial de...

  • You don’t need to change your company culture to attract millennials

    Updated Sep 28, 2017

    Brad Deutser Special to the Village News Employers spend a lot of time puzzling over what they need to do to attract millennials and how to retain those young employees once they hire them. Many organizations even adjust their corporate culture to better appeal to the generation of young adults who are expected to make up half the global workforce by 2020, and who are said to be uncomfortable with rigid corporate structures, expect rapid progression and want constant feedback. But could it be that companies desperate to recru...

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