‘Benny & Joon’, to be a new stage classic

‘Benny & Joon’, to be a new stage classic

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News   Stand up and cheer. No, really. Stand up and cheer. Here is the chance to participate in the world premiere of “Benny & Joon” which opened at the Old Globe Theatre in the heart of Balboa Park on Sept. 15. Based on the 1993 MGM film by […]

‘Operation Double Down’ leads to 49 arrests today ­– many in Fallbrook

SAN DIEGO  – The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported this afternoon that from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. 49 people were arrested in North County when deputies served arrest and search warrants in Fallbrook, Bonsall, Encinitas, Vista, Oceanside, Rainbow and Lake Elsinore as part of Operation Double Down. Operation Double Down started in January […]

‘The Explorers Club’ proves to be a funny show

‘The Explorers Club’ proves to be a funny show

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News   London, 1879: England’s most esteemed bastion of science, The Explorers Club, is under attack. This defender of testosterone, tradition and intolerance is being coerced into accepting its first female. As for the members, the idea is intolerable. Unthinkable. And impossible. Playwright Nell Benjamin has an excellent understanding […]

Sheriff’s Log, September 14, 2017

  Adress Date Description 1700 block Reche Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92018 August 29 Vehicle burglary 900 block Olive Ave., Fallbrook, CA 92018 August 30 Arrest: Misdemeanor bench warrant 7300 block W. Lilac Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92018 August 30 Petty theft from vehicle 300 block N. Main Ave., Fallbrook, CA 92018 August 31 Arrest: Possess narcotic […]

Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society to host potluck, meeting

Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society to host potluck, meeting

FALLBROOK – After a busy summer primarily devoted to their booth and individual exhibits at the San Diego County Fair, members of Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society will gather for a fun, social evening Thursday, Sept. 14, beginning with a potluck, 6 p.m. at the FGMS building. The public is invited to attend the society’s regularly scheduled meeting that […]

September is National Voter Registration Month

SACRAMENTO – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla recognized September 2017 as National Voter Registration Month, Sept. 1, and urged all eligible citizens to register to vote or update their registration at www.registertovote.ca.gov. “Citizen participation in elections is the foundation of our democracy,” Padilla said. “As California’s chief elections officer, I want to ensure that every eligible citizen’s voice is heard […]

Friendly Village Bridge Club continues bridge tournaments

FALLBROOK – Club Champ winners Rick Kerbel and David Anding finished first overall Aug. 30, at the Friendly Village Bridge Club in Fallbrook. Second overall went to Milt Fader and Carolyn Swanson. Marilyn Rumsey and Carol Diwell finished first N/S and third overall. First overall B went to John Heberle and Elizabeth Youngman, and C […]

Annual screening for prostate cancer set for Sept. 30

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Regional Health District is teaming up with Dr. Philip Brodak of the Tri-Valley Urology Medical Group and the Fallbrook Family Health Center again this year to offer a free prostate cancer screening opportunity Saturday, Sept. 30 from 7 to 9 a.m. It will be held at Fallbrook Family Health Center, 1328 […]

San Diego County supervisors ratify hepatitis A emergency declaration

James R. Riffel Special to Village News The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously ratified a declaration of a public health emergency in San Diego County Sept. 6 related to an outbreak of hepatitis A that has sickened nearly 400 people, 15 fatally. The emergency was declared by the county’s public health officer, Dr. […]

San Diego suicides leveling off

Jose A. Alvarez County of San Diego Communications Office After several years of continued increases, the number of people who commit suicide in the San Diego region has remained relatively the same. According to the San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council’s recently released 2017 Report to the Community, there were 431 deaths by suicide in […]

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