Online exhibit explores California in the Age of Lincoln

SACRAMENTO – The California State Archives is launching its latest online exhibit titled “A Visit to the Pacific Shore: California in the Age of Lincoln. It features the Golden State during the age of President Abraham Lincoln. The exhibit is just one element of Google Arts & Culture’s Presidents Day collection, (g.co/americandemocracy) celebrating the history of the […]

Gonzalez earns spot on Hofstra University Dean’s List

HEMPSTEAD, NY – Alina Gonzalez of Fallbrook excelled during the Fall 2016 semester at Hofstra University, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean’s List. Hofstra University is a nationally ranked private university just 25 miles from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. Hofstra […]

Rotary recognizes Frazier’s Students of the Month

Rotary recognizes Frazier’s Students of the Month

FALLBROOK – William H. Frazier Elementary School principal Joe Kniseley presented Students of the Month to the Rotary Club of Fallbrook at a recent weekly luncheon. Martina Lucas, fifth grade, was recognized for being a leader at Frazier for many years. She has served as a student tutor and photojournalist. Martina shared that in response […]

Garcia named to Dean’s List at Columbia State

COLUMBIA, TN – Columbia State Community College has named Noelle Garcia of Fallbrook to the Dean’s List for earning academic honors for the fall 2016 semester. “Students who earn Dean’s List status have shown a high level of commitment to their education,” said Dr. Margaret D. Smith, the executive vice president and provost for academic […]

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop donates to A Leer

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop donates to A Leer

FALLBROOK − The St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop recently made a donation to the Fallbrook A Leer reading program. Lucy Alvarez, publicity officer for St. Vincent de Paul, presented a $1,000 check to Nick Stamos, a committee volunteer for A Leer. The funds will help provide books for A Leer’s Family Literacy Day event, […]

Steen named to honors list at USD

SAN DIEGO – Fallbrook resident Aimee E. Steen has earned the distinction of First Honors as a result of her academic performance during the 2016 fall semester at the University of San Diego’s College of Arts and Sciences. This recognition is given to all full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.65 […]

Potter students find stiff competition in Spelling Bee

Potter students find stiff competition in Spelling Bee

Potter Junior High School held its annual spelling bee on Jan. 31. Forty-five students showed up to compete. The competitors were such good spellers this year that the final three students battled it out from round 13 through round 24 before there was a winner. Those three finalists were Connor Williamson, first place; Lianna Arnold, […]

Fallbrook Quilt Guild offers scholarship

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Quilt Guild is delighted to offer scholarships up to $1,500. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors living in this geographic area. Applicants must be planning on attending an accredited university or college during the 2017-2018 school year. Disbursement of the funds will be made directly to the college/university […]

Fallbrook, Bonsall represented on Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific

AZUSA – Five students from Fallbrook – Kalani Aguigui, Rebecca Allen, Nicholas Devera, Michelle Madden, and Karolyn VanSickle – and Dylan Matos of Bonsall made the academic Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University. The students were honored for having a fall 2016 grade-point average of 3.5 or better, and were joined by 2,175 students receiving […]

Juarez shows she can wrestle with the boys

Juarez shows she can wrestle with the boys

When freshman Karina Juarez told some friends that she was going to tryout for the wrestling team at Fallbrook High School, they only fueled her fire with their response. “They said, ‘why would you do that, you’re a girl,’” recalled Juarez, who promptly responded with, “Because I’m a girl, and I can do everything anyone […]

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