Lighting the way for the holidays

Lighting the way for the holidays

Debbie Ramsey Managing Editor The illumination ceremony of Fallbrook’s official Holiday Tree and related celebratory activities last year at the Fallbrook Community Center drew approximately 1,500 local residents together to share in the joy of the season. This year, even more are expected to turn out for the free event. “Many people said it was […]

Annual Christmas Parade is one of ‘The Gifts of Christmas’

Annual Christmas Parade is one of ‘The Gifts of Christmas’

Debbie Ramsey Managing Editor The theme of this year’s Fallbrook Christmas Parade couldn’t be more perfect… “The Gifts of Christmas.” When the holiday spirit begins to fill the air on Saturday evening, Dec. 5, and staging is in full swing for this year’s parade, those “gifts” are going to be visible and plentiful when the […]

Military families thankful for Fisher House in their time of need

Military families thankful for Fisher House in their time of need

Debbie Ramsey Managing Editor Thanksgiving provides an opportunity for families to reflect on the many things they are thankful for, but when an unexpected emergency strikes, gratitude of a different level may be experienced if life is made easier by the unexpected generosity of others. The new Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher House on Marine Corps […]

‘Dinner with the Docs’ funds senior programs

‘Dinner with the Docs’ funds senior programs

Foundation for Senior Care board of directors member Mike McReynolds arrives to the annual ‘Dinner with the Docs’ masquerade gala and fundraiser at Pala Mesa Resort on Nov. 7. The annual event raises money for three critical programs available to local seniors.

Inspiring examples shine on Veterans Day

Inspiring examples shine on Veterans Day

Guest speaker Brad Fite, a Purple Heart awardee, shares his experiences in the United States Marine Corps at the Veterans Day commemorative ceremony, sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1924 in Fallbrook on Nov. 11. Fite sustained catastrophic injuries from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan and battled back from physical wounds and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to become a successful entrepreneur, motivational speaker, music recording artist, and author.

Inaugural Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest a delicious success

Inaugural Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest a delicious success

Nathalie Taylor Special to the Village News On Sunday, October 18, several talented bakers put some very tasty ingredients between pie crusts. There were fifteen entries in the First Annual Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest; and the judges (who shall remain anonymous) had difficulty choosing the best. They were all delicious in their own right. […]

Heart to Heart, Camp Pendleton holds sixth annual Appreciation Luncheon

Heart to Heart, Camp Pendleton holds sixth annual Appreciation Luncheon

FALLBROOK – Heart to Heart Camp Pendleton, a non-profit organization, hosted its sixth annual Appreciation Luncheon to honor active duty military women and the wives of active duty military aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. The event was held on Sept. 12, at the Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens with about 185 attendees, including sponsors […]