Firefighters raise funds with Turkey Bowl

Firefighters raise funds with Turkey Bowl

FALLBROOK – On Nov. 20, members of the Fallbrook Firefighters Association played the North County All Stars, a San Diego women’s tackle football team, in a friendly game of flag football to raise money for the families of two slain police officers in Palm Springs. “Turkey Bowl 2016 was a success!” said Joshua Kortekaas, a Fallbrook […]

BookSwap promotes reading at home

BookSwap promotes reading at home

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook High School held its fourth annual BookSwap in the library last week and it was a big hit.  Students were invited to “swap” their own books for Swap Tickets, with which they were able to pick “new” books from the hundreds laid out on tables. The books were donated by FHS staff […]

The Fall Show opens at the Z Café

The Fall Show opens at the Z Café

BONSALL – A new exhibit of three different artists began on Nov. 1 and will run  through Jan. 30, 2017. To celebrate and reconnect with old friends, there will be a reception on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 3 to 5. The Z and its artists look forward to seeing everyone. Darlene Seale is an artist, illustrator, and surface designer.  Her art […]

County to explore ‘Yellow Dot Program’

Some communities have implemented a “Yellow Dot Program” in which participants place a yellow dot on their vehicle’s rear window so that if they are unresponsive or incoherent first responders know to look in the glove compartment for a corresponding folder with medical, emergency contact, and other vital information. The County of San Diego is […]

Senior Center exercise group saluted by FHD

Senior Center exercise group saluted by FHD

Fallbrook Senior Center’s Monday Wellness Exercise Group was recently honored by the Fallbrook Healthcare District (FHD) as the October winner of FHD’s “Call to Activity Wellness…One Step At A Time” award. Members of the exercise group are shown with a banner that recognizes them for their achievement.

Local WWII veteran celebrated with Honor Flight trip

Local WWII  veteran celebrated with Honor Flight trip

FALLBROOK – First Lieutenant Elizabeth “Betty” Gilby served in the Army during World War II in Algeria, North Africa, Italy, and Yugoslavia as a registered dietician in the Army Medical Department. She recently participated in the Fall San Diego Honor Flight, part of a national network dedicated to transporting veterans to visit their memorials in […]

FUESD gives every student access to STEM programs

FUESD gives every student access to STEM programs

Andrea Verdin Staff Writer This year, the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District (FUESD) has provided each school within its district with classes that focus specifically with science, technology, engineering and mathematics, otherwise known as STEM. This is meant to help students become more prepared for the technologically advanced world they are growing up in. According […]

Local couple wins gold in St. George, Utah.

Local couple wins gold in St. George, Utah.

GEORGE, UT – This year at the 30th anniversary of the Huntsman World Senior Olympic Games, Fallbrook residents Roger and Carolyn Mathes were awarded gold medals for the 65-70 mixed doubles tennis event at the USTA sanctioned tournament. Athletes ages 50 and older came from 77 countries to compete in 27 athletic events from Oct. […]

Locals fight against litter

Locals fight against litter

FALLBROOK – After two months of cleanup, one neighborhood is about halfway done cleaning up litter and illegally dumped furniture and trash. Jan Scott, a Fallbrook resident, commended Zeke Maldonado from the Bonsall Road Station and road crew for their work. In addition, she is grateful to the Odd Fellow Cemetery crew for cutting back […]