Patchett’s visit makes an entertaining fundraiser

Patchett’s visit makes an entertaining fundraiser

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer On the rainy evening of May 6, approximately 185 patrons enjoyed a special visit by author Ann Patchett at Fallbrook Library. While noise and food are not usually allowed in a library, this was an exception as the occasion was the main event for this year’s Community Read program, a sold-out […]

Older Americans share their stories

Older Americans share their stories

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer The May 4 Woman of Wellness program was all about honoring and celebrating “Older Americans Month.” In talking about this year’s theme, “Age Out Loud,” Fallbrook Regional Health District board member Barbara Mroz said, “what it means to age has certainly changed” as seniors today “have not only survived but thrived.” […]

Betsy Phillips takes 100 years in stride

Ruth Haferkamp Special to the Village News Upon approaching Betsy Phillips’ Fallbrook home, I asked myself however can one sum up 100 years in a few paragraphs. I was welcomed amazingly by Betsy herself in a pair of well-fitted blue jeans and a fashionable flowered top. With a warm smile, I was shown into her […]

Fallbrook students medal in SkillsUSA championships

Fallbrook students medal in SkillsUSA championships

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook High School had 18 students who attended the SkillsUSA California 50th Annual State Leadership and Skills Conference that was held April 20 through 23 in San Diego. Ten of the students won medals in the competition. The following were the results: Welding Fabrication Team: David Armet, Dustin Bryant and Michael Sandoval – Bronze […]

Fallbrook Open Tennis Tournament will be held in June

FALLBROOK – The 43rd annual Fallbrook Open Tennis Tournament will be held the first two weekends in June (3-4, 10-11) at the Fallbrook Tennis Club. The tournament is sanctioned by the United States Tennis Association and the Southern California Tennis Association. There will be up to $3,000 in prize money for open divisions: men and […]

Senior center tours include national parks, wine country, Arizona and Vegas

Senior center tours include national parks, wine country, Arizona and Vegas

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Senior Center is offering the following tours:   Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Mt. Rushmore This exciting package includes stops in Salt Lake City, Cheyenne, and South Dakota. Breathtaking attractions are Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Tetons National Park and a River Float in the Grand Tetons National Park. […]

Fallbrook and Oceanside Rotary Clubs salute the military

Fallbrook and Oceanside Rotary Clubs salute the military

FALLBROOK – The Rotary Club of Fallbrook and the Oceanside Rotary Club had the privilege of honoring six of the finest military personnel from Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base at their annual Military Awards Program held March 16 at the Grand Tradition in Fallbrook. The honorees were from two Marine Corps units – Marine Corps […]

Avocados fit in, from smoothies to cake pops

Avocados fit in, from smoothies to cake pops

FALLBROOK – Avocados can be used in a wide variety of dishes from breakfast to snack time, all the way through dessert. Now that the Avocado Festival is over and you might have a bag full of avocados getting ripe and ready to eat, here are some recipes from the Hass Avocado Board to try […]

Fallbrook Regional Health District Wellness Walk

Fallbrook Regional Health District Wellness Walk

FALLBROOK – On April 7, approximately 30 residents participated in the April Wellness Walk sponsored by Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) and led by Erica Williams, SIFT LLC/Fallbrook Village Fitness. The walk took place at the Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens.  The district is grateful to Don McDougal for allowing them to use the venue […]

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