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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 […]

FUESD announces policy for free and reduced-priced meals for kids

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Union Elementary School District (FUESD) is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program. Each school and the district’s central office have a copy of the policy, which may be viewed by any interested party on request. Meal […]

Three local nonprofits receive Neighborhood Reinvestment Program funds

Three local nonprofits receive Neighborhood Reinvestment Program funds

The recipients of District Five Neighborhood Reinvestment Program grants approved during the June 20 San Diego County Board of Supervisors meeting include Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1924, the Fallbrook Historical Society, and Spirit of Sharing. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote allocated $25,000 to Post 1924 for various facilities improvements, $15,000 to the Fallbrook Historical Society […]

Volunteers landscape future Fallbrook home of injured Marine

Volunteers landscape future Fallbrook home of injured Marine

FALLBROOK – Responding to a Volunteer Day invitation from the national nonprofit organization Homes For Our Troops (HFOT), nearly 100 people turned out June 24 to help landscape Marine Private First Class Isaac Blunt’s future specially-adapted custom home in Fallbrook. The VFW hosted breakfast (and also helped with the landscaping) and shuttle buses transported volunteers […]

The fourth annual ‘Day at the Races’ benefits military families

CAMP PENDLETON – Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA will host a “Day at the Races” at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club July 23. The event will benefit active duty military and their families. This is the fourth year Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA has benefited from the event at the Thoroughbred Club. This year’s proceeds […]

Health district suspends Wellness Walks for summer months

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Regional Health District has been sponsoring a Wellness Walk each month. Due to the high temperatures expected during the summer months, they are suspending the scheduled walks and anticipate rescheduling in the fall in either October or November depending on the weather. Since exercise is medicine, the district hopes the regular walkers will […]

Writers Read features Fallbrookian author Joan Maloof

Writers Read features Fallbrookian author Joan Maloof

FALLBROOK – Writers Read at Fallbrook Library, a free monthly author series and open mic, is pleased to present Joan Maloof and her newest book about trees, “Nature’s Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests” (Timber Press, November 2016), on Tuesday, June 13. The reading, in the library’s community room, will be preceded by open mic […]

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 […]

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