Oceanside Senior Challenge Team wins again 

VISTA – The Oceanside team racked up a big win at the June 23 Senior Challenge Tournament. Oceanside had 90 wins to 64 wins by the Fallbrook team. Oceanside players took 13 of the top 16 places in the 44 player match. Sharon Fly was first with six wins with two of them being skunks. The next four […]

Rainbow Valley Blvd. and Fifth St. to receive all-way stop

Rainbow Valley Blvd. and Fifth St. to receive all-way stop

The intersection of Rainbow Valley Boulevard and Fifth Street will receive an all-way stop control. On June 22 the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0, with Greg Cox absent, to approve the introduction and first reading of the ordinance to implement an all-way stop control at the intersection. The second reading and adoption […]

Quinn wins first and second in fair homebrew contest categories

Fallbrook zymurgist Roy Quinn entered four batches in the San Diego County Fair’s homebrew contest, and two of those won awards. Quinn took first place in the Other Fruit Melomel category in the Melomel (fruit mead) division. Quinn’s other batch of mead placed second in the Metheglin competition which was part of the Other Mead […]

Komski re-elected master of the California State Grange

Komski re-elected master of the California State Grange

RAINBOW – Fallbrook resident Ed Komski was re-elected master (president) at the 141st annual session of the California State Grange on June 25. Unopposed for a second term, Komski has led the state grange since it was re-chartered in July 2014. The convention was held at Orangevale Grange Hall, Orangevale, Calif. (near Sacramento) from June […]

Fallbrook man indicted in mortgage fraud scheme

SAN DIEGO − Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced six Southern California individuals were indicted on 135 felony counts for operating a mortgage fraud scheme throughout Southern California and the Inland Empire, preying on homeowners facing foreclosure. One Fallbrook man, Marcus Robinson, was indicted in the scheme. According to the attorney general’s office, the […]

HiCaliber Horse Rescue saves horses, transforms the lives of its volunteers

HiCaliber Horse Rescue saves horses, transforms the lives of its volunteers

Living in a rural community affords its residents many luxuries, including having horses on larger properties. It’s not uncommon to have folks riding their horses on the weekend, or to have children grow up familiar with the beautiful animals. However, not all horses are treated with dignity − some are mistreated, intentionally or unintentionally, and […]

Camp Pendleton brush fire at 10 percent containment

Camp Pendleton brush fire at 10 percent containment

CAMP PENDLETON — Military and civilian firefighters worked today to subdue a brush fire that has blackened about 2,000 open acres in the northern reaches of Camp Pendleton. As of late morning, the ground and airborne crews had the blaze roughly 10 percent contained, base officials said. The fire, which erupted Thursday afternoon, was posing no structural threats, according […]

Anza man killed in head-on collision

TEMECULA – A 78-year-old motorcycle rider was killed in a head-on traffic collision Saturday, July 16. The accident occurred at 6:44 p.m. near the intersection of Rainbow Canyon Road, about one-half mile south of Bay Hill Drive, in  Temecula, according to sheriff officials. Emergency first responders rushed to the location after Riverside County emergency dispatchers received […]

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