Library celebrates fifth anniversary with free events

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook branch of the San Diego County Library is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the opening of its new building. Two events will be held in honor of the occasion, on Sunday Feb. 21 at 1:30 p.m. and on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and meet […]

Photo event for FAA Spring Open Juried Show offered on Feb. 21

FALLBROOK – A photo/entry event in preparation for the Fallbrook Art Association’s Spring Open Juried Show will take place on Sunday, Feb. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Fallbrook School of the Arts on Alvarado Street. This opportunity is provided for artists who want to enter the show, and who are unable to photograph their own […]

Update – Missing Person at Risk – Pala has been found

Update – Missing Person at Risk – Pala has been found

UPDATE – Mary Lucas was reported as a missing person from the Pala Casino February 5. She was located at the casino by security personnel the following morning. Lucas was unharmed and has been reunited with her family. Anyone with information about this case can call the Sheriff’s Department non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200. They can remain […]

Could saving trails jeopardize water project?

Could saving trails jeopardize water project?

As the effort continues to preserve the Santa Margarita Trails for future public use, a question begins to form. Given that the land in question is smack dab in the middle of the plan for the Conjunctive Use Project and being sold to Western Rivers Conservancy, which Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) has worked with […]

‘A Glimpse Of History’ by Jack Story

‘A Glimpse Of History’ by Jack Story

By Jack Story In the Jan. 21 issue of the Village News, the C section cover feature is a full page dedicated to the purchase of the County’s former HHSA (Health & Human Services Agency) building by Mission Resource Conservation District. It brought back to my mind my own association with the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) […]

Griffiths, Lucy resign from Rainbow Water board; deadline to apply for positions is noon on Feb. 16

Two members of the board of directors of Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) have resigned from their positions. According to Rainbow General Manager Tom Kennedy, Jack Griffiths has resigned his Division 2 seat and Robert (Bob) Lucy his Division 4 position. Lucy resigned his position Jan. 26. “Mr. Lucy’s business engagements with his avocado packing […]

Fallbrook Healthcare District to fund NCFPD ambulance

Fallbrook Hospital closed in December 2014, which has caused North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) ambulances to transport patients to hospitals further away. The Fallbrook Healthcare District continues to lease the Fallbrook Skilled Nursing Facility and is also involved in preventative care activities within the community including outreach efforts and the provision of grants to […]

Planning Commission reviews medical marijuana dispensary issues

In November 1996, the state’s voters passed Proposition 215 which allows the cultivation, possession and use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. In June 2010, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors adopted regulations pertaining to medical marijuana dispensaries including amendments to the county’s Zoning Ordinance. Medical marijuana dispensaries are restricted to land with M50, M52, […]

Bonsall Woman’s Club increases its membership

Bonsall Woman’s Club increases its membership

BONSALL – The Bonsall Woman’s Club (BWC) had a New Member’s Luncheon at the home of membership chair Arlene Rutherford on Jan. 21. After a scrumptious lunch, provided by BWC board members, the new members engaged in various conversations about the club. The exchanges gave everyone a chance to learn more about each other and the […]

Second rock blasting planned near SR-76 and Old Highway 395

SAN DIEGO – Construction crews will close State Route 76 (SR-76) at the intersection of Old Highway 395 for approximately one hour at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, to conduct a rock blasting operation. The rock blasting is being done as part of SR-76 East Segment Project to widen and realign the highway to meet present and […]

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