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One man’s dream for a ‘BetterWorld’ becomes couple’s reality

One man’s dream for a ‘BetterWorld’ becomes couple’s reality

For Fallbrook residents Paul and Diane Garrett, life is pretty simple: “Do what you can, for those you can.” It’s a philosophy that the couple have lived by since they began their Temecula based nonprofit The BetterWorld Trust. For Paul Garrett, who is 91, it goes back even further than that. “He had the idea […]

Carr launches campaign for Assembly District 75

Carr launches campaign for Assembly District 75

ESCONDIDO – Democrat Eric Carr, a Fallbrook High alum, launched his campaign for Assembly District 75 to unseat incumbent Marie Waldron during a recent meeting of the Escondido Democratic Club. Addressing the club, Carr spoke of growing up in the district and laid out his plans once in office, including working on California’s Cap and […]

Writers Read hosts debut mystery author Amato

Writers Read hosts debut mystery author Amato

FALLBROOK – Writers Read, a free monthly author series at Fallbrook Library, will feature San Diego-based, debut mystery author Danielle Mages Amato in October. Amato, the dramaturg at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre, will read from and discuss her novel, “The Hidden Memory of Objects,” preceded by an open mic session. The reading will be […]

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 […]

Fallbrook Woman’s Club makes charitable contributions

Fallbrook Woman’s Club makes charitable contributions

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Woman’s Club provided donations to Fallbrook charities at its annual Giving Back luncheon April 11. Each year the Woman’s Club raises funds through a variety of projects such as a spring time Rummage/Attic sale, two Mah Jongg tournaments in January and June, the Carriage Players Mystery Play (which will be held […]

Bonsall’s Dorman honored with lifetime achievement award from PGA

Bonsall’s Dorman honored with lifetime achievement award from PGA

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Bonsall resident Larry Dorman, a former New York Times sportswriter and golf industry executive, has been named the recipient of the 2017 PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism. Dorman will be honored April 5 at the ISPS HANDA 45th Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA) Annual Awards Dinner at Savannah […]

Rotary Club of Fallbrook honors public safety heroes

Rotary Club of Fallbrook honors public safety heroes

  FALLBROOK – Each year, the Rotary Club of Fallbrook recognizes personnel from the California Highway Patrol, the North County Fire Protection District, and the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department at the Public Safety Recognition Awards Ceremony. The award winners for 2016 were selected by their respective agency for being an exemplary employee; for upholding […]

Team effort results in less graffiti in Fallbrook

Team effort results in less graffiti in Fallbrook

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer Those residents who have seen graffiti around town may notice that there is less of it compared to a few years ago. The decrease in the defacing of property is due to the efforts of a small group of volunteers and their partner in the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Those […]

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