Tourism

Beautiful art from Baja on view in Bonsall

Beautiful art from Baja on view in Bonsall

BONSALL – The Z Café and Art Gallery will exhibit art from two international artists – Jean Angel Castillo and Polo Valencia Garcia – for the next three months. The artists, whose studios are in Baja California, are represented by Trynna and Gary Kemmer, who grew up in Southern California and are travelers of the world, naturalists, and […]

Avocado Festival – celebrating three decades of fun

Avocado Festival – celebrating three decades of fun

Debbie Ramsey Managing Editor Thirty years and it just keeps getting better. When Fallbrook opens its arms to close to 100,000 visitors on Sunday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for the town’s annual Avocado Festival, it will mark three decades of fun celebrating Fallbrook’s signature fruit. “A 30-year anniversary is symbolized by […]

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 […]

Lighting the way for the holidays

Lighting the way for the holidays

Debbie Ramsey Managing Editor The illumination ceremony of Fallbrook’s official Holiday Tree and related celebratory activities last year at the Fallbrook Community Center drew approximately 1,500 local residents together to share in the joy of the season. This year, even more are expected to turn out for the free event. “Many people said it was […]

Pala Mesa Resort – The Crown Jewel of Anil Yadav’s Portfolio

Pala Mesa Resort – The Crown Jewel of Anil Yadav’s Portfolio

By Julie Reeder After years of bank ownership, Pala Mesa Resort and Spa is now in the capable hands of new owner Anil Yadav, who is the perfect person to recreate the property into something beautiful. He says, “Not one inch of this resort will be untouched by the time we finish with it. When […]

Lots to do in the Fallbrook area

Lots to do in the Fallbrook area

Are you looking for something to do? There is a lot to do in the greater Fallbrook area if you know where to look! There is no end to the classes you can take for art, dance, acting, cooking, golf, horseback riding, baseball, martial arts and more. If you want to venture out of town […]

Full Swing into Summer

Full Swing into Summer

CAMPS, CLASSES, SPORTS AND PLACES FOR KIDS Rawhide Ranch in Bonsall: Summer Camp programs (760) 758-0083 Fallbrook Martial Arts: 232 S. Main (760) 723-3323 Kramer Martial Arts: 5521 S Mission Road (760) 630-7078 Pala Mesa Golf: 2001 Old Highway 395, Fallbrook (760) 731-6803 Chestnut Hills Equestrian Center: 30626 N. River Road (760) 945-9278 Fallbrook Library: […]

Bonsall across the pond

Bonsall across the pond

By Michael Crane Most people know that the United Kingdom is home to Stonehenge, damp weather, and Buckingham Palace, but did you know there’s also a hamlet called Bonsall tucked away in the heart of the country? Although smaller and more concentrated than its California sister, the two small towns share more than just their […]

Finding Fun in Fallbrook

Finding Fun in Fallbrook

By Kim Harris Finding unique ways to enjoy life in Fallbrook is as simple as taking a short walk or a quick drive down the road to one of the many outlying venues offering up fresh food, tranquil settings and good old fashioned family fun. Opening in July, the Orchid Bar located on the grounds […]

Pala Mission – Mission in Life

Pala Mission – Mission in Life

By Sandra Shrader It’s not just people who make up a community. Buildings too can be just as much an emotional part of any place where people gather to spend the times of their lives, and, in that regard, the Pala Mission is so much more like a beloved elderly family member than an upright […]

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