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|Bricks honor donors to Fallbrook Senior CenterDecember 18th 2014
After the ribbon cutting event on Dec. 5 for the newly-installed donation bricks at the Fallbrook Senior Center, center treasurer Phyllis Sweeney displays a certificate from State Senator Joel Anderson for Outstanding Community Service. Also present for the event are, from left, middle row, Fallbrook First Princess Sarah Engebretson, Jane Lewelling, Lucy Sandars, Norma Justus, Mike Bermudez, Senator Joel Anderson representative Jasmine Clark; back row, Carmen Cervantes, honorary mayor Jerry Burke, Manny Ortega, Vel Bujack, Susie Gonsalves, and Miss Fallbrook Claire Ginther.
Recently installed donation bricks at the Fallbrook Senior Citizens Center each represent a donation of $100.
Dignitaries abound in Fallbrook Christmas ParadeDecember 12th 2014
Lifetime Achievement Award winner Vi Dupre (seated, right) is accompanied by her daughter, Tanja Bickel, while riding in Glen Patterson’s vintage Barracuda during the Fallbrook Christmas Parade. Patterson is one of several members of the Fallbrook Vintage Car Club who provided classic vehicles for dignitaries.
Mickey Mouse serves as the Grand Marshal of the 33rd annual Fallbrook Christmas Parade. The popular mouse is accompanied by Disneyland ambassador Megan Navarette and they are riding in a vintage red Cadillac provided by Costello’s Auto Repair and driven by Mike McGlone.
Business of the Year honorees Ken and April Finster of Cyan Insurance Solutions ride in a vintage Barracuda driven by Fallbrook Vintage Car Club member Ron Mintle.
Citizen of the Year Don Luallin rides in Tom and Susie Shae’s vintage vehicle in the 33rd annual Fallbrook Christmas Parade. The Shaes are members of the Fallbrook Vintage Car Club.
Mickey Mouse, right, served as the Grand Marshal of the 33rd annual Christmas Parade, and was presented with a ‘thank you’ gift of Del Rey Avocados from the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce. Pictured with the popular mouse are, from left, Disneyland ambassador Megan Navarette, Second Princess Halee Olsen, Miss Fallbrook Claire Ginther, and First Princess Sarah Engebretson.
Brigadier General Edward “Ted” Banta, left, commanding general of MCI West rides in the Fallbrook Christmas Parade Dec. 6 with daughter Bergen, wife Molly, and daughter Belle.
Captain Amy Mangan, commander of the Oceanside region California Highway Patrol office, waves to the crowd during the Fallbrook Christmas Parade on Dec. 6.
PHOTOS: No frost needed at Great Oak High, students enjoy artificial snowDecember 8th 2014
GOHS freshman Kekon Schreier, enjoys the artificial snow without freezing temperatures at Great Oak High on Dec. 8, 2014.
AB Nevarez of 'Dr. Bronner's Magic Foam Experience' sprays the snow-like foam from a fire hose during first break at GOHS on Dec. 8, 2014.
The biodegradable soap made by 'Dr. Bronner's' that creates the snow-like foam is made with organic oils and certified fair trade ingredients.
GOHS freshman Alex Wilson realizes that not only does the foam look like snow, but he can wash his hands with it too.
GOHS Activities Director Don Skaggs, observes the snow-like foam raining down at Great Oak High on Dec. 8, 2014.
Sophomore at GOHS Josh Cerza, puts his hands in the snow-like foam created by 'Dr. Bronner's Magic Foam Experience' on Dec. 8, 2014.
GOHS senior Sean Ramaha still smiling after being covered from head-to-toe in the snow-like foam created by 'Dr. Bronner's Magic Foam Experience'.
The foam created by 'Dr. Bronner's Magic Foam Experience' resembles snow enough for the company to make the artificial snow at Hollywood film sets. Firefighters use the foam for fire suppression as well.
GOHS campus security Jessica Mendez, makes a foam angel on Dec. 8, 2014.
AB Nevarez of 'Dr. Bronner's Magic Foam Experience' sprays a heavy coating of snow-like foam onto Great Oak High students on Dec. 8, 2014.
Potter students celebrate scarecrow award at Yogurt PalaceDecember 4th 2014
|Celebrating winning an award sponsored by Yogurt Palace in the Youth division of the Scarecrow Days scarecrow building contest are Potter Jr. High students Carlos Mejia, Israel Ruiz, Anthony Pineda, Sahira Sanchez, Vanessa Hernandez, Sebastian Rojas, Grant Knox, Gillyanna Knox, Emma Mings, Zac Allegro, PTA president Jessica Knox, and Yogurt Palace affiliates Cynthia, Sherene, and Gabby.
|Newcore RV Campers explore California Gold CountryNovember 20th 2014
Members of Fallbrook’s Newcore RV Campers club stand in front of the Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown while on their trip to the California Gold Country from Oct. 25 to Nov. 1.
Mike Johnson, Sandi Barmasse, Bea Valverde, and Mary Westphal learn about making pasta from scratch at Yankee Hill Winery in Columbia while on a trip to the California Gold Country with Fallbrook’s Newcore RV Campers.
Fallbrook Newcore RV Campers learn about the history of the Railtown 1897 in Jamestown while on a trip in late October to the California Gold Country.
Don and Bobbi Bixby stand on the 330-foot Knights Ferry Covered Bridge, the longest covered bridge in California. The Bixby’s traveled to the California Gold Country with the Fallbrook Newcore RV Campers.
Sandi and Pete Barmasse are pictured in their Halloween costumes on the trip made by the Fallbrook Newcore RV Campers.
Seated for a photo at the group’s Halloween party are Fallbrook Newcore RV Campers, front row from left, Richard Sucher, Ian Dodd, Mario Gercitano, Bob Westphal, Pete Barmasse; back row, Don Ream, Mike Johnson, Bruce Ganoe, Rick Sullivan, Don Bixby, Richard Valverde and Irv Lemke.
Modeling fashions to help vital causesNovember 14th 2014
Pat Robinson models a bright red dress during the fundraiser on Nov. 1. Sandy Hull, owner of the 100 Main clothing store is at left, and Jennifer Vetch, operations manager of the Food Pantry is at right.
Jennifer Vetch, operations manager for the Fallbrook Food Pantry, sets up raffle prizes at a joint fundraiser of the Food Pantry and Fallbrook Senior Center Nov. 1 at Silvergate Retirement Residence. The event also included a fashion show, food, fun, and a silent auction.
At a Nov. 1 fundraiser for the Fallbrook Food Pantry and Senior Center meal program, held at Silvergate Retirement Residence, fashion models, from left, Pauline Alton, Pat Robinson, Sue Wallace, Jane Lewelling, Lucy Sanders, Young Milton, Cathy Conrad, Cathy Monroe, Barbara Duenow and Miriam Key show off clothing from downtown boutiques Caravan and 100 Main.
Miriam Key models a dress and jewelry during the Fallbrook Food Pantry and Fallbrook Senior Center fundraiser held on Nov. 1 at Silvergate Retirement Residence. Key’s outfit was provided by Caravan boutique.
Sandy Hull, owner of the 100 Main clothing store downtown, describes the outfits her models are wearing during a fundraiser for the Fallbrook Food Pantry and Fallbrook Senior Center on Nov. 1 at Silvergate Retirement Residence. Phyllis Sweeney, special projects manager at the Senior Center, looks on.
Young Milton models a green and blue dress during the fashion show portion of a fundraiser held Nov. 1 at Silvergate Retirement Residence to benefit the Fallbrook Senior Center meal program and the Fallbrook Food Pantry. Phyllis Sweeney, senior center special projects manager, left, organized the charitable event.
Airpark festivities a GOLDEN celebrationNovember 6th 2014
Amidst perfect Fallbrook weather on Oct. 25, 1956 and 1957 Trainers out of March Air Force Reserve Base perform simple maneuvers for the crowd at Fallbrook Airpark.
Jean and Curtis Dunne discuss their flight with pilot Barry Hasterok, while standing by Hasterok’s Piper Cherokee.
Planes are lined up and ready for their flights at Fallbrook Airpark’s 50th anniversary celebration on Oct. 25.
Bob Johnston, a Fallbrook High School alum, enjoys reviewing the history of the Fallbrook Community Airpark, as presented by the County of San Diego, County Airports at the Oct. 25 Golden Anniversary event.
Sarah Hinely experiences a take-off, short flight and landing with the help of instructor Ron Montoya in the flight simulator available at the 50th anniversary celebration of Fallbrook Community Airpark on Oct. 25.
Greg Boylan stands proudly next to a Cessna 172-C he recently purchased and returned to Fallbrook Airpark. The Cessna was sold in the 1970s and left the Fallbrook area. It is now back in use locally for pilot training.
Jon Levi, center, conducts a pilot briefing for Fallbrook Airpark’s 50th anniversary celebration which offered free flights to the public. Pilot Jerry Aberle, left, flies a 1946 Aeronca Champ, an all fabric airplane; Levi, center, pilots a Thorp T18 experimental aircraft; pilot Johnny Cammarano, right, flies a 1948 Piper Vagabond; pilot Don Ross owns an all-fabric Tripacer.
During Fallbrook Airpark’s 50th anniversary celebration, pilot Milt Black lands his Elector Sport Star, a type of personal aircraft in the Light Sport Aircraft category.
Micah Villelli, 10, gives a “thumbs up” to his Mom as he prepares for a flight with pilot Dave Schilke in a Light Sport airplane at the 50th anniversary event at Fallbrook Airpark on Oct. 25.
George “Wuss” Watson pilots a 1956 T34 Trainer out of March Air Force Reserve Base. Tyler Trickey flew a 1957 Trainer. The pilots flew the planes flew in formation for the Fallbrook Airpark event.
British tea raises funds for local charitiesOctober 30th 2014
BCI president Sarah Dungworth and event emcee Pamela Wolk are two of the many members who put on the tea, all proceeds of which will be given to the Fallbrook Food Pantry, Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary and Fallbrook Wounded Warriors.
Audrey Dagne, Rosemary Hokanson, Margaret-Ann Ashton and Karen Cadman sample home-made scones and strawberry jam at the English Tea Party.
Ticktockers from the National Charity League San Luis Rey Chapter are ready to serve everyone tea and the delicacies made by BCI members.
Miss Fallbrook Princesses Halee Olsen and Sarah Engebretson sell raffle tickets at the tea; they later helped with the drawing.
Bud Roberds provides piano music during the BCI tea at the United Methodist Church of Fallbrook that was attended by 106 people.
Carol Willard’s eye-catching table setting decorates one of the 15 tables at the BCI tea. BCI members provided their own tea service for the tables.
Britannia Connection Inc. member Trish Thompson shows the Christmas tree ornaments that she hand-knitted for the silent auction at the group’s English Tea Party held Oct. 18.
Eighteen gift baskets assembled and donated by BCI members are ready for the Chinese auction that raised money for charity at the tea.
Attending the tea are, from left, BCI members Carol Marcon, president Sarah Dungworth, Sandra Buckingham, and Anne Lee.
Enid Carpenter, Linda Platt, and Peggy Cannon-Callahan enjoy the afternoon tea. The fundraiser included the live auction of a charity cake made from the recipe of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, (mother of Queen Elizabeth II).
Exploring the treasures of gems and minerals at the Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society's Fall FestivalOctober 16th 2014
Abigail Greenfield pans for gold at the Gem & Mineral Fall Festival in downtown Fallbrook on Oct. 5. She enjoys gems and minerals and visits the Gem & Mineral Society museum several times a month.
Collector and artist Laura Wright searches for stones to use to create her wire-wrapped jewelry.
Steve De Long, from the Poway area, examines a “4 Peaks Arizona” amethyst which could be cut into a custom piece.
In front, Olivia Harris watches as her grandmother, Theresa Sanchez, looks at some slabs of stone as Olivia’s mother and sister, Julia Harris and Iris Ford wait behind them at the Gem and Mineral Fall Festival.
From left, Iris Ford, Olivia Harris and Elliott Dahl watch and worry as a geode is cracked and split.
From left, vendor Jason Doubrava shows collector Simon Wilshire and his fiancée Marie Bravo one of his stones. Aquamarine gems from Vietnam were some of the many unique stones on display.
Chole Duhala and her father, Kirk, center, watch as Steven Greeley, left, and Frederick Rasp split a geode. Rasp has been a member of the Gem & Mineral Society since 1972.
At the Gem & Mineral Fall Festival, Pam Frankel examines an ametrine. She is just learning to cut stones. Her husband, Brian, waits in the shade.
From left, FG&MS volunteer Sandy Schiefer watches Rylee Dynes and her Grandpa, Doug Verner, stop by the silent auction at the museum to look at a small bottle with gold chips inside. Verner gave the bottle a good shake and watched the gold move inside the bottle. Other silent auction items included an ostrich egg with a stand, a marble vase, and Kyanite stone. Items were awarded and new items offered every 45 minutes.
Samples of the stones on display at the Gem & Mineral Fall Festival, held by the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society (FG&MS).
Rock and Roll with Rally raises funds to benefit childrenOctober 2nd 2014
From left, Adela Edgecombe and Jenny Hermes-O’Dell dress in 50s-era clothing to rock and roll at the Rally for Children fundraiser on Sept. 28 at Jack’s Place at Fallbrook Golf Club.
Christi King demonstrates her ability with a hula hoop at the Rally for Children fundraiser on Sept. 28.
John and Kathy Gausepohl, married 53 years, enjoy taking to the dance floor at the Rock and Roll for Rally charitable event on Sept. 28.
A close-up photo of the decorations that adorned the buffet table at the Rally for Children event.
From left, Christi King, Marcy Pesceone, and Robin Parker give their time to raise funds to benefit children at the Rally for Children fundraiser. Parker was the chairperson of the event and King and Pesceone sold raffle tickets.
Judy Poust pretends she is enjoying a smoke from a fake cigarette, reminiscent of an era when many people smoked.
Elliot Hermes, a Fallbrook artist, was available to do caricatures for guests of the Rally for Children fundraiser on Sept. 28.
Pat Munyon and Laura Tyson enjoy previewing the silent auction items offered at the Rally for Children event to benefit local children.
Marcy and Bob Pesceone enjoy the rock and roll music and a dance together at the Rally for Children fundraiser.
Marcy Pesceone wins one of the hula hoop contests. Robin Parker, in background, enjoys watching the action
Fallbrook Rotary continues fundraising traditionSeptember 25th 2014
Kelly Austin shares a laugh with friends during the salad course of the lobster and steak dinner on the lawn at the Grand Tradition.
Grand Tradition server Emma carries plates of lobster tail and steak to the diners during the Rotary Club of Fallbrook’s annual Lobster on the Green fundraiser.
Rotary members Kelly Barclay, left, and Jack Rockwell are ready to begin bidding on the silent auction items during the club’s fundraiser at the Grand Tradition.
The group “Grass” (Joe Gillaspie, left, and John Lane) plays during the cocktail hour at Lobster on the Green.
Rotary President Jason Springston and his Sarah view photos taken by Rotary member Doug Clements during the silent auction held as part of Rotary Club of Fallbrook’s Lobster on the Green gala fundraising event for charity, Sept. 13.
Center left, Laurie Criscenti, jewelry designer and owner of A Stones Throw, and Lynn Stadille James, center right, discuss the silent auction items Criscenti donated to the fundraiser.
Jason Springston plans the evenings events with the auctioneer Larry Zucker
Jason Springston, president of the Rotary Club of Fallbrook, talks about the role that Rotary plays in the community and in areas around the world.
Larry Zucker conducts the live auction and solicits cash donations for Rotary from the attendees at the fundraising event.
From left, Kayla Canett, Maddie Young, and Erin Kendrick are members of Fallbrook High School Interact Club, the high school version of Rotary. The Interact members helped with the silent and live auction activities during the evening.
Local DON members elected to Grand Lodge boardSeptember 11th 2014
|Hulda Garborg Lodge members attending the Grand Lodge convention include, from left, seated, Ronna Clymens and Janna Armbruster; standing, Barbara Judd, Cathy Parisi, Judy Lucas, Lynne LeeJoice, Joy Cook, Linda Larson, Margaret Dewey, and Armbruster’s daughter, Kerry Judge. Not shown, Julie Watts and Pat Hensley.
|Hoedown a boot-scootin’ good timeAugust 7th 2014
Patty Martinez, newly-appointed administrator of Silvergate Residence Residence of Fallbrook, addresses the crowd at the Hoedown July 25. David Petree, Silvergate President and CEO looks on.
Attendees at the Hoedown listen to the speakers during the Foundation for Senior Care fundraiser on July 25 at Silvergate Retirement Residence.
Adrianna Vargas, left, serves Renee Barnes potato salad at the Foundation for Senior Care benefit dinner July 25 at Silvergate.
Adrianna Vargas, left, serves Pat Betschart potato salad at the Foundation for Senior Care benefit dinner and Hoedown.
Patty Martinez helps Jim Beebe to his table at the Hoedown benefit and dinner for the Foundation for Senior Care held at Silvergate Retirement Residence July 25.
The Silvergate catering staff, from left, Adrianna Vargas, Sinthia Solis, Noel Montillo and Lupe Lopez serve western-style food for the Foundation for Senior Care benefit dinner and Hoedown on July 25.
Karen Guey is thrilled at winning the drawing for a large gift basket in the raffle that was offered at the Hoedown to benefit the Foundation for Senior Care at Silvergate on July 25.
Bob Halibrek, left, buys raffle and drink tickets from Brandie Lopez, right, at the Foundation for Senior Care Hoedown on July 25 at Silvergate Retirement Residence in Fallbrook. In the background, Pam Rundle prepares Glen Shaver’s dinner tickets.
Matt Huntsmann, acting Hoedown bartender, serves Bob and Jane Franz during the benefit dinner for the Foundation for Senior Care held at Silvergate Retirement Residence July 25. Bob Franz is the president of the Foundation for Senior Care.
Pam Rundle, left, Gay Rose, center, and Brandie Lopez handle ticket sales at the Foundation for Senior Care Hoedown held July 25. The ladies work for Silvergate.
Fallbrook Woman’s Club raises funds with a decadent lunch and a hysterical playMay 8th 2014
Debbie Zumwalt plays Elaine, the ghost of a housewife from Hysteria Lane, who comments on the other housewives’ possible motives for killing her.
The decadent housewives include Abby (Helga Rosser) a fashion model who always carries a mirror with her.
Ruthie (Lee Johnson) tells a story about the time Elaine embarrassed her at their dancing class.
The housewife who keeps track of all her neighbors, Gladys Kravitz (Kären Feyler), explains why Elaine was mad at her.
Betsy (Bev DeVilbiss) tries to remember the details of how her good intentions in taking care of Elaine’s rosebushes and koi fish went awry.
Eve (Phyllis Audiss), right, reveals at the end of the play, and after the audience has voted, how Elaine died.
Dee (Sue Colby) is a compulsively neat housewife who couldn’t compete with perfect housewife, Elaine.
Sue Ann (Sandy Becker) says of Elaine, “She made me so mad, I could just kill her.” She explained that Elaine had kept her from getting a dream job.
Boys & Girls Club annual gala raises over $110,000May 1st 2014
Chet Bierbrauer, left, and Kathy Bierbrauer check out the silent auction table at the Boys & Girls Clubs gala fundraiser.
From left, Cindy Stromsoe, Bob Lucy, Mike Stromsoe, and Allison Barclay pose with Del Rey Avocado Company’s Helping Hands award received at the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County’s gala on April 26.
From left, Don and Terri Bennetts, Sam and Ann Logan, and Patty and Tim Rosa support the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County at the annual gala fundraiser April 26.
From left, Bettye Burns and Dan and Jennifer Woodard pose for a photo at the gala fundraiser.
Bill Jackson, left, and Bruce Bevans attend the “Viva Las Vegas” themed gala in support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County at Pala Resort.
Allison Barclay, right, presents Bettye Burns with the Champion of Youth award for her support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County.
‘Hats off to Fashion’ luncheon a festive event for Newcomers and Encore clubsApril 24th 2014
From left, Suzanne LeMoine, Ardell Teare, and Dale Kinnamon pose for a photograph at the Encore and Newcomers clubs luncheon on April 10.
Wendy Murray, Lee Johnson, Mary Sullivan, and Brooke Flynn look forward to the fashion show at the Encore/Newcomers luncheon.
Models at the gala luncheon held by the Encore and Newcomers clubs are, from left, Marie Guthrie, Carol Krantz, Joan Voigt, Carolyn Ganoe, and Debbie Zumwalt.
Bertha Gagliano and Cece Feeney wear festive hats in an Easter theme at the Encore and Newcomers club event on April 10.
Bobbi Bixby and Elise Lorentz participate in the April 10 luncheon held jointly by the Encore and Newcomers clubs.
Lake Elsinore’s McVicker Park holds 2014 Rock the RampApril 4th 2014
Marshall Stewart, 16, riding his BMX bike, does a ‘table top’ off a ramp at the McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore during the ‘Rock the Ramp’ event on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Guillermo Pizana, 15, does a ‘no-hander’ on his BMX bike at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.
Kaden Stone, 10, does a ‘tail-whip’ on his BMX bike at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Dean Mares, hits the ramp and does a ‘fastplant’ at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.
Ismael Delacruz, 17, ‘nosegrinds’ a box at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.
Mia Pinzon, 6, smiles as she rides around on the ramps at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.
Zach McEntire, 11 (left) with his friend, Ryan Davis, go doubles and do an aerial maneuver with their scooter on a quarterpipe at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Michael Delano, 13, does a boardslide on a rail at the McVicker Skate Park during the ‘Rock the Ramp’ anniversary event.
A group of BMXers pose for a picture during the 'Rock the Ramp' anniversary event at McVicker Skate Park in Lake Elsinore.