Man stabbed in front of apartment complex on De Luz Road

Sgt. Jim Pucillo of the Fallbrook Sheriff’s substation reported Wednesday evening that deputies responded to a report of a man being stabbed in front of an apartment complex located in the 600 block of De Luz Road. When deputies arrived, they found a 34-year-old male victim who was being treated for one stab wound to […]

Motorcyclist killed in accident on Olive Hill Road

FALLBROOK – A 24-year-old motorcyclist was killed when he veered into oncoming traffic on a Fallbrook roadway and collided with a Ford Mustang, authorities said today. The westbound rider was ejected from his 2009 Suzuki motorcycle on Olive Hill Road near South Mission Road shortly before 9 p.m. Monday. He then slid under the Mustang […]

GoFundMe page set up for family of killed bicyclist

FALLBROOK – A GoFundMe page has been set up for the family of Paul Joseph Burke, the 59-year-old Fallbrook man who was killed on the afternoon of May 23 when he was hit by an impaired driver while riding his bike on Old Highway 395 near the Pala Mesa Resort. According the California Highway Patrol, […]

Fire destroys home in Pala area

PALA – A fire in the Pala area early today destroyed a home and left its five residents displaced. Firefighters found the home on Pala Del Norte Road near Pala Mission Road in flames shortly before 2:45 a.m., according to Cal Fire. The American Red Cross was summoned to help the displaced residents, three adults […]

JV Academic Team advances to tournament championship

JV Academic Team advances to tournament championship

Natalie Weber Writer/Intern Can you name the chemical formula of carbonic acid? Or maybe give the measure of the angle, in radians, at which the sine of the angle is negative root three over two and the cosine is one half? Can you name the author of the novel that contains the character Heathcliff or […]

Wildland Firefighting Exercise at Camp Pendleton Today

CAMP PENDLETON – A wildland firefighting exercise involving aviation and ground units from Camp Pendleton, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Navy Region Southwest, Third Fleet, CALFIRE, and the San Diego Sheriff’s Department is taking place at Camp Pendleton today from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This exercise will provide ready, trained and certified military and civilian resources […]

San Marcos chiropractor facing more accusations of sexual misconduct

SAN DIEGO – Detectives investigating accusations by three women that a North County chiropractor groped them during treatments asked any other alleged victims today to come forward. John Charles Michals, 42, who practices at a private office and a clinic in San Marcos, was arrested last Tuesday on suspicion of committing sexual battery on a […]

Shark attack victim ‘fighting for her life’

SAN ONOFRE – A single mother of three from Vista was “fighting for her life” in a trauma center today following a San Onofre-area shark attack in which she lost much of her right leg and nearly drowned. Leeanne Ericson, 35, was swimming in the surf off the coast of Camp Pendleton about 6:30 p.m. […]

Fundraising effort underway for victim of shark attack

SAN ONOFRE – A fundraising effort was underway today to help offset medical expenses projected as a result of a shark attack that left a Vista mother of three severely injured at San Onofre State Beach over the weekend. Leeanne Ericson was swimming at the beach near Camp Pendleton Saturday evening when the shark “tore […]

Democrat Assembly members introduce bill to punish companies constructing wall

COACHELLA  – A Coachella Valley assemblyman and two fellow lawmakers today introduced a bill that would require California’s pension funds to divest from companies involved in the construction of a proposed border wall along the U.S-Mexico border. AB 946, co-authored by Assembly members Eduardo Garcia, D-Coachella, Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, and Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, would require that […]