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  • Authors critique group seeks members

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Fiction authors looking for a free critique group are welcome to join a group that meets in Fallbrook every other Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. For more information, call 760-723-0233. The next meeting is Feb. 28. No science fiction, horror, erotica or pornography is allowed....

  • FAS resale shop to hold Grand Opening

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary's Whiskers and Tails Resale Gift Shop is holding an official Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Friday, Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 746 S. Main Ave., (next to Meineke). The nonprofit store will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food and drink, a silent auction, special treats, fun shopping and more. Guests' best dressed and well-behaved pets are welcome to Fallbrook's exciting newest shopping experience and...

  • FCAT presents an alternative to SDG&E

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Climate Action Team will present Mark Hughes speaking on behalf of Power San Diego in a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. Hughes is a mechanical engineer who spent his career (1978 to present) working in the electric power generation industry. This includes working for Kansas City Power and Light (an investor-owned utility) and Southern Electric International, an independent power producer. The last phase of his career was spent at Solar...

  • BUSD offers free college during high school

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    BONSALL – In early 2021, Bonsall Unified School District began forging the path to make Bonsall High School an Early College high school. Partnering with Palomar College, Bonsall High School administration, led by counselor Eryn Barker, started exploring mutually beneficial ways to expand student opportunities at the relatively new Bonsall High School. An Early College program provides students with the opportunity to take college classes on a college campus while still in...

  • Fallbrook-based company addresses summer learning loss through innovative STEM programs

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    FALLBROOK – In a bid to combat the persistent issue of Summer Learning Loss and inspire students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines, Kid Laboratories, a new company based in Fallbrook, has emerged with a mission to unlock the fullest potential of tween students. At the helm of this groundbreaking initiative is Elena Czarnowski, a seasoned professional who transitioned from the technology sector to pursue her passion for science and...

  • Rotary Club of Fallbrook honors FUESD Students of the Month

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Union Elementary School District is delighted to announce the commendation of two exceptional sixth-grade students, Camila Guzman and Grayson Legg, as Rotary Students of the Month by the Rotary Club of Fallbrook. Recognizing the significance of acknowledging students who demonstrate exceptional academic prowess and exemplary leadership qualities, the Rotary Club in partnership with FUESD carefully selects two outstanding students from a local...

  • Which flooring material is best for you?

    Jane Kepley, Special to the Village News|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    Whether you’re buying an existing home, building a new one or just considering renovating your current place, understanding different floor types – and the unique pros and cons of each – is important. A home’s flooring will obviously impact its overall aesthetic, but its durability can influence your costs as well as how you’ll clean and maintain the home. Are you considering new flooring or a new home? Keep these floor material pros and cons in mind as you do....

  • Mary Elaine (Brooks) Dake

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    Mary Elaine (Brooks) Dake, 88, died comfortably in her home on Dec. 30, 2023, after battling cancer. Elaine (as she was known) was born in the Oklahoma Panhandle at Beaver, Oklahoma on April 6, 1935, to Frank and Evelyn Brooks. She was the third of four children, James Franklin Brooks, who died in infancy, Donald Fayne Brooks, her brother and Shirley, her sister. Growing up in the Great Depression, her family endured much hardship and moved from the Oklahoma Panhandle to the...

  • Review of all things Real Estate: Empower change by taking action

    Bob Hillery, CR Properties|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    When speaking with out-of-town real estate clients there are often questions about what is there to do in Fallbrook, how can they get involved? Fallbrook has over 150 nonprofit organizations, but if none of those represent their interests then a suggestion is that they might create their own movement and the below article suggests ways to make that happen. Enjoy and thank you Janet. Empower change by taking action in your community for the causes you believe in By Janet...

  • San Diego homeowners urged to pay property taxes online

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    SAN DIEGO – San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister is urging San Diego homeowners to pay this year’s property taxes online, as recent rains have flooded the County Administration Center and are impacting the department’s ability to process physical mail and checks. “Officials are calling this a ‘thousand-year storm’ for good reason – the rainfall has been tremendous and the impact real,” said San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister. “We urge taxpayers to go online now to...

  • Fallbrook A Leer literacy event set for March 23

    Updated Feb 16, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The 20th Fallbrook A Leer/Day of Service & Literacy will take place Saturday, March 23 at Maie Ellis Elementary School, 400 West Elder St. The day will begin with a special guest speaker for parents and will include 30 guest readers reading to more than 300 children, who will also receive free school backpacks filled with books and supplies. The event will also feature children's artwork, dance and ballet folklorico performances, education seminars for...

  • Palomar College leaders advocate for students

    Updated Feb 16, 2024

    SAN MARCOS – Students throughout the nation seeking a path to a 4-year degree, or a new career in high demand industries, enroll in a nearby community college. There are over 900 community colleges in the United States serving over 10 million students. This equates to 35% of all undergraduate students nationwide. There are 116 community colleges in California educating over 2 million students. Research indicates that most community college students are the first in their...

  • Fallbrook Garden Club presents 'Organic Farming in S Morro Hills'

    Updated Feb 16, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The program at Fallbrook Garden Club's Tuesday, Feb. 27, general meeting features transforming a 50-year-old Avocado Grove into a Biodiverse Organic Fruit Farm. Rachel Jonte has been part of Mraz Family Farms, an Oceanside avocado, coffee and passionfruit farm, since its inception in 2015. Residing on the land as it has transformed over the past eight years and assisting her husband Justin Jonte who manages the farm, Rachel Jonte will share about the unique...

  • Bingo money supports 4-H, school and pet care

    Updated Feb 16, 2024

    RAINBOW – Rainbow Valley Grange presented a check to the Fallbrook/Bonsall/Rainbow 4-H for their scholarships and programs. Jr. Grange member Ruby-Jean Varela gave a speech and asked for a donation at a meeting last year. A couple of months later, she accepted a $1000 check on behalf of the 4-H club. The funds for the donation are from the proceeds of the grange's monthly Bingo night (fourth Thursday of the month). County regulations require that all income from Bingo be...

  • FWC's semi-annual attic sale fundraiser is set for March 1-2

    Updated Feb 16, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Woman’s Club is holding its popular semi-annual attic/rummage sale Friday and Saturday, March 1-2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Antiques, jewelry, household items, clothes, toys, crafts, knick knacks, tools, small appliances, picture frames, dishes, pots & pans, garden art & plants and much more will be available for purchase. The event will be held in the FWC’s Clubhouse at 238 West Mission Road in Fallbrook. All proceeds go to local charities and Fallbrook High School scholarships. The Fallbrook...

  • Review of all things Real Estate

    Bob Hillery, CR Properties|Updated Feb 16, 2024

    Here’s a blinding flash of the obvious, Fallbrook and much of North County is rural country, and rural areas have different concerns than do coastal and other developed “lot and block” neighborhoods. In established neighborhoods, there isn’t much concern about encroachment since the structures and lot lines will have been approved by reviewing authority when the real estate development map was created and approved. Our local escrow company will have escrow...

  • Residents can tell the county about road problems, graffiti, etc.

    Updated Feb 16, 2024

    SAN DIEGO – The county introduced the free “Tell Us Now” app in 2017. It was designed to make it as easy as possible for county residents to report problems when they see them, whether it was bumping into a rut in the road, spotting a flooded culvert, noticing a building slimed with graffiti or a business spewing pollution. After downloading the “Tell Us Now” app, people can snap a quick picture, add some text on their phone and push “send” to immediately notify county departments. If the complaint isn’t...

  • CWA contacts with Katz & Associates for capital improvements outreach

    Joe Naiman, Village News Reporter|Updated Feb 9, 2024

    Even though the Fallbrook Public Utility District has detached from the San Diego County Water Authority and the Rainbow Municipal Water District is in the process of detaching from the SDCWA, CWA infrastructure remains in the FPUD and Rainbow service area and the CWA will have capital improvements projects which will impact local residents and businesses. The Tuesday, Jan. 23, CWA board meeting included approval of a professional services contract with Katz & Associates Inc. for as-needed outreach support services. Katz &...

  • Gail Boyd (Pete) Peterson

    Updated Feb 9, 2024

    Gail Boyd (Pete) Peterson passed away from cancer on Jan. 16, 2024, at age 83 in his Lake Havasu City, Arizona home. Born May 21, 1940, he was a California State University Fullerton graduate and held a variety of management positions with Autonetics, in California and with several commercial real estate firms in Arizona, including Evans Withycombe. He was predeceased by his wife of 42 years, Judith Peterson, and daughter Shellie Peterson. He is survived by stepdaughter...

  • St. Peter Thrift Store features furniture

    Updated Feb 9, 2024

    FALLBROOK – St. Peter Thrift Store is an active ministry of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Parish. Since the store was started, its volunteers have given back to the community through various nonprofit organizations and have provided financial assistance through their Community Assistance Program (CAP) from the sales of the generous donations they receive at the thrift store. Their CAP’s program consists of an English and a Spanish representative. They help individuals residing in Fallbrook, Bonsall and Rainbow, in their...

  • California experiences third-worst teacher shortage in the U.S., new report reveals

    Updated Feb 9, 2024

    GEORGIA – ProCare Therapy, a leading school therapy and teacher staffing agency, conducted an analysis of the ongoing teacher shortage crisis to raise awareness of the impact teachers have on the quality of education students receive. Nevada, Utah, and California have the highest teacher shortages. The new report highlights that elementary, language arts, social studies, and physical education teachers are most in demand. California has the third-highest rate of teacher shortages in the country, with a ratio of one teacher...

  • Growing School Gardens Summit to be held in San Diego

    Updated Feb 9, 2024

    SAN DIEGO – School gardeners from around the nation will be attending the Growing School Gardens Summit San Diego, March 15-18. This national school garden conference is to be held at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. Anyone involved in local school gardens is invited to attend with their garden friends, master gardeners and meet new gardeners at this weekend conference. It will provide them with ideas to improve their school gardens, provide garden education and connect them with new friends. The conference is hosted by Sp...

  • Review of all things Real Estate: What factors influence mortgage interest rates?

    Bob Hillery, CR Properties|Updated Feb 9, 2024

    When searching for a loan, most borrowers will seek the one that offers the lowest mortgage interest rate. A low interest rate means less expensive monthly payments, so the borrower will be saving money over the life of the loan. Below are the common factors that influence mortgage interest rates. One of the largest contributors to a mortgage rate is the borrower’s credit score report. A credit score is a summary of your borrowing history, including any late payments,...

  • County advertises for bids to resurface 24 Greater Fallbrook road segments

    Joe Naiman, Village News Reporter|Updated Feb 9, 2024

    San Diego County approved the advertisement for bid and subsequent award of contracts to resurface road segments throughout the county including 24 road segments in Greater Fallbrook. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 Wednesday, Jan. 24, to authorize the director of the county’s Department of Purchasing and Contracting to advertise and award multiple construction contracts and to take other actions related to contracting for asphalt concrete overlay and slurry seal treatment projects on the roads. The...

  • Supervisors approve airpark runway rehabilitation contract bid and award process

    Joe Naiman, Village News Reporter|Updated Feb 9, 2024

    The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved the advertisement for bid and subsequent award of a construction contract to rehabilitate the runway at Fallbrook Community Airpark. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote Wednesday, Jan. 24, authorizes the director of the county’s Department of Purchasing and Contracting to take the necessary actions to advertise the contract for bid and to award the contract. County Airports is a division of the county’s Department of Public Works, and the motion also designated the director of...

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