Two ways to get Medicare benefits

Greg Dill Special to Village News At a family reunion last month, my Aunt Abby and Uncle Glen got into a squabble over the best way to get their Medicare benefits. Uncle Glen is an Original Medicare man and has been for nearly a decade. Aunt Abby prefers Medicare Advantage, which is similar to a […]

Volunteering is a great way to reduce senior stress

The American Counseling Association Special to Village News As we age, few of us are going to be one of those smiling, gray-haired, fictional people that advertisers love to show. The reality is that many older Americans find themselves facing a variety of issues and problems that can bring substantial amounts of stress to their […]

Water feature design and maintenance

Water feature design and maintenance

FALLBROOK – Homeowners can employ many different design techniques to create one-of-a-kind properties. Adding a water feature to a landscape is one such technique. Water gardens, koi ponds or fountains have been home landscaping trends for the past several years. Although water features can add an element of relaxation to landscapes, such features require maintenance […]

Deal struck to move nuclear waste from San Onofre

SAN DIEGO – Citizens’ Oversight announced Aug. 28 that it has reached a deal with Southern California Edison that requires relocating the approx. 3.6 million pounds of nuclear waste from the San Onofre beach. The agreement sets up an overarching plan, including the use of top experts in spent nuclear fuel transportation, nuclear engineering, spent […]

Fallbrook Music Society presents ‘Four Women for Women’

Fallbrook Music Society presents ‘Four Women for Women’

FALLBROOK – Continuing its successful Classical Sundays format, Fallbrook Music Society celebrates women composers in classical music with Quartet Nouveau, an all-female string quartet performing 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 in the Fallbrook Library. Based in San Diego, Quartet Nouveau performs regularly as an ensemble in residence at the California Chamber Orchestra in Temecula. Known […]

Fallbrook Art Association seeks entries for fall show

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Art Association announces its fall show, Oct. 5-28, at Brandon Gallery, 105 N. Main Ave. The association is handling the show intake Sept. 29-30, and the opening reception will be held Oct. 7. This year’s judge is well-known artist Lyndelle Stonick, an art instructor with Saddleback College for more than 21 years who has […]

Toto salvages concert after Benatar cancellation

Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent Regardless of how well Toto performed during the band’s Aug. 31 concert at Pala Casino’s Palomar Starlight Theater, initial expectations for the concert were likely not met. When the concert was first announced, Pat Benatar and Toto were both scheduled to perform. That was the case until the day before […]

San Diego County Library’s most popular items

SAN DIEGO – The most checked out items in the San Diego County Library system for the month of August were:   Adult Fiction 1)   The Whistler John Grisham 2)   The Wrong Side of Goodbye Michael Connelly 3)   Night School Lee Child 4)   No Man’s Land by David Baldacci 5)   Camino Island by John Grisham 6)   Woman in Cabin 10 by […]

FFA serving tri-tip dinner before football game this Friday

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook High School Future Farmers of America is once again offering its famous tri-tip barbecue dinners before all home football games. Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the agriculture department, which is located at the east end of the football field. The next home game and dinner […]