Erik Rose wins two donated awards for beryl specimen

Erik Rose won first place in the “One Mineral from San Diego County” category of the San Diego County Fair’s Gems, Minerals, and Jewelry competition, and his beryl specimen also won two donated awards. The morganite beryl with tourmaline and cleavelandite from the Stewart Mine in Pala won the Josephine Scripps Cup for the best […]

Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society to host potluck, meeting

Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society to host potluck, meeting

FALLBROOK – After a busy summer primarily devoted to their booth and individual exhibits at the San Diego County Fair, members of Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society will gather for a fun, social evening Thursday, Sept. 14, beginning with a potluck, 6 p.m. at the FGMS building. The public is invited to attend the society’s regularly scheduled meeting that […]

Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society museum closes after break in

Thieves broke into the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society (FGMS) museum at approximately 4 a.m. Sept. 10 and departed with some “priceless” stones. The museum is closed until further notice, according to FGMS president Gail Kerry. “It was a ‘smash and grab’ and it’s a warning for all businesses that it can happen,” said Kerry, […]

September is National Voter Registration Month

SACRAMENTO – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla recognized September 2017 as National Voter Registration Month, Sept. 1, and urged all eligible citizens to register to vote or update their registration at www.registertovote.ca.gov. “Citizen participation in elections is the foundation of our democracy,” Padilla said. “As California’s chief elections officer, I want to ensure that every eligible citizen’s voice is heard […]

Friendly Village Bridge Club continues bridge tournaments

FALLBROOK – Club Champ winners Rick Kerbel and David Anding finished first overall Aug. 30, at the Friendly Village Bridge Club in Fallbrook. Second overall went to Milt Fader and Carolyn Swanson. Marilyn Rumsey and Carol Diwell finished first N/S and third overall. First overall B went to John Heberle and Elizabeth Youngman, and C […]

Water and sewer rates restructured and expected to rise next year

FALLBROOK – Water and sewer rates are likely to increase for Fallbrook Public Utility District customers beginning with January bills. Some customers will likely see bigger increases than others depending on their usage, some customers could see decreases on set fees, and various service charges will likely change – some increases, and some decreases. At […]

Party in the Square! to debut Sept. 23

The Fallbrook Village Association (FVA) continues to come up with events in an effort to attract people to downtown Fallbrook. During the summer, FVA hosted three Party Off the Grid events and three Fallbrook Summer Nights parties. All six events featured live musical entertainment, although the Party Off the Grid gatherings were mini versions of […]

FRHD to host two community forums on public meeting space, urgent care services Sept. 27 and 28

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Regional Health District, which recently voted unanimously to sell the former Fallbrook Hospital, will host two separate community forums to discuss potential uses for public meeting space and an open dialog about urgent care services. The community forum on public meeting space will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 27 followed by […]

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