New art exhibits open at Fallbrook Library

New art exhibits open at Fallbrook Library

FALLBROOK – “Women Who Print” and “Totems” art exhibitions will open at the Fallbrook Library on Jan. 15 and run through March 3. On Friday, Jan. 20, there will be a reception for the artists from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library. Live music and refreshments will be served and all are welcome to […]

Senator Anderson announces availability of Senate Fellowships

Senator Anderson announces availability of Senate Fellowships

EL CAJON – Senator Joel Anderson has announced the availability of applications for the 2017-2018 California Senate Fellows program. The program provides college graduates an opportunity to become full-time Senate staff members at the state Capitol in Sacramento for 11 months beginning in October 2017. Fellows are assigned to the personal or committee staff of […]

Edward Jones to host seminar on Social Security

FALLBROOK – Brian Schrock and Faith A. Much, financial advisors with the investment firm Edward Jones, will host “Securing Your Retirement, a special seminar on Social Security” on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their Edward Jones office located at 1434 South Mission Road, Suite B. Lunch will be provided Tim […]

Pala Spa named third best in N. America, first in California

PALA – The Spa at Pala Casino Spa & Resort has been named the third best spa in North America and the number one spa in the State of California and the national casino industry for 2016. The honor was announced Jan. 6 by Spas of America in its annual rating of the Top 100 Spas […]

Fallbrook Chamber events for January

FALLBROOK – the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce is holding the following events: Wednesday, Jan. 18 – Chamber Business Member Expo at Pala Mesa Resort; 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Free for the public to attend Friday, Jan. 27 – Lunch Mob at El Jardin Mexican Restaurant at noon. Separate checks for lunch; bring business cards

North San Diego County real estate ends year with solid price appreciation

North San Diego County real estate ends year with solid price appreciation

FALLBROOK – Real estate activity in two prime North San Diego County markets closed the year on several  high notes as prices and volume showed expected strength, Jerry Kalman, a Realtor® with HomeSmart Legends, reported Jan. 6. “December home sales in Fallbrook and Bonsall, paced by the closing of several high-end properties, came in 16 […]

Simple ways to make your appliances last longer

Simple ways to make your appliances last longer

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News The recent holidays may have resulted in overflowing refrigerators and never-ending loads of laundry as a result of visiting family. Many people ask their appliances to work a little harder than normal during the holidays. Reward appliances with proper maintenance throughout the year and it might be the […]

Make the year ahead clutter-free

Make the year ahead clutter-free

FALLBROOK – Many people feel the dawn of a new year provides an opportunity to clean the slate and begin anew. That notion can be applied in various ways, including around the house. Cleaning the slate at home may involve reducing clutter around the house. Clutter can gradually overtake a home’s interior, turning a once […]

Agricultural burn hours extended in San Diego and Imperial counties

EL CAJON – On Jan. 4, agricultural and residential burn hours in San Diego and Imperial Counties were extended. Cal Fire San Diego Unit Chief Tony Mecham formally extended the burn hours from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Agriculture burns must be inspected by Cal Fire prior to burning and inspections may be required for […]

Flu cases elevated in San Diego

José A. Álvarez County of San Diego Communications Office   Is getting a flu shot one of your New Year’s resolutions? It should be. Influenza continues to sicken more people across the region and the number of lab-confirmed influenza cases reported last week is elevated. “It is not too late to get a flu shot. […]