Mid-year budget adjustments fund $150,000 for Rainbow Park artificial turf

  The mid-year budget adjustments approved by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors on a 5-0 vote May 3 included appropriating $150,000 for artificial turf at Rainbow Park. “That funding will provide an infill project that is environmentally sensitive and also reduces surface temperature,” said county Department of Parks and Recreation director Brian Albright. […]

La Cresta estate gardens featured in nature education tour

La Cresta estate gardens featured in nature education tour

Four La Cresta families opened their estate gardens to visitors May 14 in a show of support for the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation’s (SRPNEF) mission to help students become aware of the environmental challenges they will face in the future. The 13th Annual Garden Tour and Garden Party entitled “Gardening in Mother Nature’s […]

Poultry show involves Feathers, Friends and Fun

Poultry show involves Feathers, Friends and Fun

On April 30, 44 entrants brought 186 birds to the inaugural Feathers, Friends and Fun Poultry Show held by the Sun Valley Poultry Club at Rainbow Valley Grange hall in Rainbow. Participants of all ages came from Fallbrook, Murrieta, Valley Center and as far away as Alpine, Apple Valley and Hacienda Heights, among other places. […]

Perking up the Pico

Perking up the Pico

FALLBROOK – It’s been said “it takes a village,” and Save Our Forest (SOF) is here to echo that with an emphatic “indeed it does.” The four block walkway in the heart of Fallbrook, from Fallbrook Street to Elder Street, provides a pleasant shaded walk for many residents for leisurely walks, walking the dog, walking […]

Veterans Housing to fund homes for veterans in San Diego

SAN DIEGO – The state Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that three organizations that provide affordable housing for former members of the military in San Diego County will split $16.2 million in grants. Veterans Village of San Diego will receive nearly $6.5 million for a facility in Escondido, and the Affirmed Housing Group will […]

Troop 4042 is still installing carbon monoxide detectors

Troop 4042 is still installing carbon monoxide detectors

FALLBROOK – In order to achieve the Silver Award with the Girl Scouts of the USA, a Cadette Girl Scout (ages 11-14) must complete a 50-hour service project that leaves a positive impact on their community. Fallbrook Girl Scout Troop 4042 has chosen to do this by raising awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide […]

Veterans Housing to fund homes for veterans in San Diego SAN DIEGO – The state Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that three organizations that provide affordable housing for former members of the military in San Diego County will split $16.2 million in grants. Veterans Village of San Diego will receive nearly $6.5 million for […]

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