Avocado Festival – celebrating three decades of fun

Avocado Festival – celebrating three decades of fun

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 a pearl,” said Lila […]

Love One Today® – enjoy these recipes with avocado!

Love One Today®  – enjoy these recipes with avocado!

Each spring I enjoy seeing the latest recipes the Hass Avocado Board is featuring for our luscious local fruit. For those who enjoy more traditional uses, there are some recipes with just slight new angles. For those who enjoy ideas out-of-the-box, there are some new adventures ahead! Try these tantalizing ideas using Fallbrook-grown avocados and […]

Bonsall fulfills fashion desire in the 1880s; Ostrich farm was known for providing plumes internationally for ladies’ hats

Bonsall fulfills fashion desire in the 1880s; Ostrich farm was known for providing plumes internationally for ladies’ hats

Those who view Fallbrook and Bonsall as towns where residents are most comfortable in casual clothing may be amused to hear that back in the 1880s, a highly desirable fashion accessory was cultivated here and shipped internationally. Almost as precious as gold at the time, ostrich plumes were in demand by milliners in order to […]

Fallbrook Shutters photography show at library worth a visit

Fallbrook Shutters photography show at library worth a visit

The Fallbrook Shutters photography group opened its 2016 show Friday, March 11, at Fallbrook Library’s community room. The 35 images on display range from the beauty of the Fallbrook environment, to thought-provoking images, to candid portraits of local residents. Fallbrook Shutters members participating in the show include Louis Nidorf, Ken Seals, Mike Riordan, Brett Stokes, […]

Taryn Sehnert named Miss Fallbrook 2016; Valerrie Craig – First Princess; Mallory Bender – Second Princess

Taryn Sehnert named Miss Fallbrook 2016; Valerrie Craig – First Princess; Mallory Bender – Second Princess

At the Miss Fallbrook Ambassador program finale tonight (April 9), sponsored by Soroptimist International of Fallbrook at the Bob Burton Center for the Performing Arts, Taryn Sehnert was crowned Miss Fallbrook 2016; Valerrie Craig was named First Princess and Mallory Bender, Second Princess. More photos of this event will be published in an upcoming issue […]

Reche Road reopens following collision between two vehicles

Reche Road reopens following collision between two vehicles

Authorities are working on reopening Reche Road (2:40 p.m.) following a collision between two vehicles on the roadway between Carriage Lane and Gird Road. An emergency call went out at about 1:40 p.m. today, Thurs., April 7, reporting a head-on collision at the site, involving a white Honda Civic and a black Toyota Tundra pickup. […]

UPDATE: 41-year-old Fallbrook man found

UPDATE: 41-year-old Fallbrook man found

FALLBROOK – John Tully Macintyre, who was listed as a missing person at risk on April 4 was located at a hospital in Mission Hills in the San Fernando area on April 7. No information is available at this time regarding physical condition however he is receiving medical care. The immediate family has been notified of […]

Dirt bike collision results in fatality

PALA – According to the California Highway Patrol, on Friday, April 1, at approximately 1:49 p.m., a 30-year-old male from San Diego was riding his off road motorcycle at Pala Raceway at an unknown speed.  For reasons still under investigation, he lost control of his motorcycle after attempting a jump. “The rider and his motorcycle […]

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