Fallbrook Garden Club celebrates 85 years at March 29 meeting

Fallbrook Garden Club celebrates 85 years at March 29 meeting

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Garden Club, Inc. was started March 26, 1931 with 14 members and dues of 5¢ per meeting. It was one of 23 original members of the garden club federation in California. Six of the charter member clubs (including Fallbrook Garden Club) remain active in California Garden Clubs, Inc. (CGCI). Their community […]

Megan Gamble named FLC ‘Volunteer of the Year’

Megan Gamble named FLC ‘Volunteer of the Year’

FALLBROOK – When Megan Gamble was named the Fallbrook Land Conservancy’s (FLC) ‘Volunteer of the Year’ for 2015, no one was more delighted, and surprised, than she. “It meant more to me than I thought it would,” said Gamble, a founding member of the FLC who served 20 consecutive years on its board of directors. […]

World of Watercolor features international and local artists

World of Watercolor features international and local artists

FALLBROOK – World of Watercolor at the Fallbrook Art Center features 145 original watercolor/watermedia works by national and international artists in three shows. Presented in the Janice Griffiths Gallery is the seventh annual Signature American Watermedia Exhibition juried by renowned American watercolorist John T. Salminen, AWS-DF, NWS of Duluth, Minn. with the travel exhibition from […]

Tale of 33 miners brings Fallbrook community together

Tale of 33 miners brings Fallbrook community together

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer The Friends of the Fallbrook Library (FOFL) has scheduled a variety of events as part of its Community Read program this year. The book selection is Hector Tobar’s Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set Them Free. Since 2004, the […]

Planning Commission recommends revisions to tiered winery ordinance

Planning Commission recommends revisions to tiered winery ordinance

Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent The county’s Planning Commission recommended revisions to the county’s tiered winery zoning ordinance. A 4-1 vote Feb. 5 recommended the changes to the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. Leon Brooks, Peder Norby, Michael Seiler, and Bryan Woods voted in favor of the recommendations. Michael Beck cast the opposing vote. […]

Home prices return to 2003-2004 values

Debbie Ramsey Managing Editor Home values are continuing to rise in Fallbrook, and based on the final statistics for 2015, they have now returned to the levels seen in 2003 and 2004. Chris Hasvold of Coldwell Banker Village Properties provided a snapshot into the past, “Prices shot up dramatically in 2013 after three years of […]

Community rallies around family with boy battling cancer

Community rallies around family with boy battling cancer

Debbie Ramsey Managing Editor Mark and Jennifer Landis of Fallbrook are going through a time that no parent should have to, living with the knowledge that one of their children is terminally ill. The couple learned on January 17 that five-year-old son Parker has a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer, specifically Diffuse Intrinsic […]

At Rosa’s, carne asada is a bold choice!

At Rosa’s, carne asada is a bold choice!

Nathalie Taylor Special to the Village News “Bold” is a word that comes to mind when I think of México. Although my only experience with the country has been from one end of Baja California to the other, I remember its boldness in natural beauty, the bold colors in architecture and signage, and the bold […]

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