Dragon Tales has arrived at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary

Dragon Tales has arrived at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary

FALLBROOK – Ron Rodecker, the creator of the Public Broadcasting Service children’s television series Dragon Tales, has generously donated 24 limited-edition prints to the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary. The whimsical Dragon Tales images are signed and numbered. The prints are available in two sizes; some are matted, and all are in sleeves with a certificate of […]

Fallbrook High FFA set to serve up tri-tip dinners at home football games

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook High School Future Farmers of America will once again offer its famous tri-tip barbecue dinners before all home football games. This is Fallbrook FFA’s 19th year of presenting the pre-game meal. Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the agriculture department, which is located at the east […]

Fallbrook seventh and eighth graders GEAR UP for college

Fallbrook seventh and eighth graders GEAR UP for college

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer Last spring, a new federal program was started at Fallbrook elementary schools for the students then in sixth and seventh grades. GEAR UP, a grant-funded seven-year long program offered through Palomar College, is now offering college readiness and outreach services to the students who will be graduating from high school in […]

Library lists books and movies most frequently checked out

The San Diego County Library Special to Village News San Diego County Library has categorized lists representing the Top 10 most checked out items in each category for July 2017. Books and videos may be requested at www.sdcl.org/ or at each local San Diego Library branch location. Adult Fiction The Whistler by John Grisham Night School by Lee Child […]

Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery is under new management

Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery is under new management

FALLBROOK – Those who have had occasion to use Santa Margarita Road lately may have noticed some changes at the public cemetery that began about a year ago. The Fallbrook Masonic Lodge No. 317 now manages the daily goings on and has been making updates. Improvements to date include new irrigation, new drought tolerant grass, […]

‘Robin Hood!’ recreates the legend with humor

‘Robin Hood!’ recreates the legend with humor

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News Deep in the hush of Sherwood Forest lives a legend. It is nestled amongst the fallen trees, brooks that babble, and in the songs of whippoorwills. They sing the ballad of Robin Hood. Somewhere between truth and legend, Robin Hood may have lived. Believed to have been born […]

Landscapes for the Summer at the Z Cafe

Landscapes for the Summer at the Z Cafe

FALLBROOK – The Z Cafe is now displaying new art for the summer months, landscapes by three local artists: Linda Thorne, Mijoa Rho, and Neill Ketchum. The artwork will be on view through Oct. 2. Thorne, once a research scientist in plant pathology and molecular genetics for 35 years, is now a full time artist. Her […]

Dragon fruit grows well in SoCal

Dragon fruit grows well in SoCal

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer Local farmer Gray Martin wants area farmers to know that there is a good alternative to growing avocados besides wine grapes – dragon fruit. Martin has been experimenting with dragon fruit varieties for about 20 years. They require one-third the water that avocado trees do, and the same kind of temperatures. […]

Lasley siblings win at fair

Lasley siblings win at fair

Viviana’s award was for her construction of a spring-motion hobby horse named “Califairnia Chrome,” which was a replica of famed racehorse California Chrome. Diego received his award for the creation of a comic book entitled “Cowboy Logan,” which was based on the movie Logan and the Fair’s wild-west theme. This is the third consecutive year […]