Major changes may be coming to Medicare

Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service What’s going to happen to Medicare? That’s not an insignificant question given the political shift in Washington. Now, with Republicans controlling the presidency and both houses of Congress, some ideas they’ve been pushing for years have a chance of passing. Those ideas would drastically change the way Medicare works […]

Rotarians volunteer at Fallbrook Food Pantry

FALLBROOK – The Rotary Club of Fallbrook volunteered at the Fallbrook Food Pantry on Jan. 28. Volunteers cleaned and stocked shelves in order to help the pantry prepare to serve clients the following Monday. Additionally, Rotarians learned more about the types of services provided by the pantry and the many ways to volunteer and support the pantry […]

Rainwater: Catch it, San Diego!

Rainwater: Catch it, San Diego!

SAN DIEGO – The County of San Diego Watershed Protection Program is encouraging residents to save water by teaming up with Solana Center for Environmental Innovation to offer discounted rain barrels. Recently, the San Diego region has received some much-needed rain.  However, a few weeks of rain doesn’t make up for four years of historic […]

San Diego County Fire increases staffing for expected rains

EL CAJON – With the arrival of another powerful winter storm on Friday, Feb. 17, San Diego County Fire (SDCF) is once again taking steps to ensure an aggressive response to weather related incidents. Although rain is the focus of this week’s storm, high winds are also expected and could potentially bring the threat of […]

Cordes to be inducted into SHAPE America’s Hall of Fame

Cordes to be inducted into SHAPE America’s Hall of Fame

RESTON, VA. – SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) announced Feb. 8 that Fallbrook resident Kathleen Cordes, professor emerita, chair at Whittier and Miramar colleges and honors director of the San Diego Community College District,  will be inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame on Friday, March 17, during its 132nd National Convention & […]

North San Diego County real estate begins 2017 on several positive notes 

North San Diego County real estate begins 2017 on several positive notes 

FALLBROOK – January real estate activity launched the new year with several positive indicators that foretell of a good 2017 ahead in two prime North San Diego County markets, Jerry Kalman, a realtor® with HomeSmart Legends in Fallbrook, reported Feb. 6. “Despite the normally low level of activity at the beginning of any year, Fallbrook […]

Felon involved in woman’s abduction sentenced

MURRIETA – An ex-convict who took a Menifee woman from her home at gunpoint to collect on a debt was sentenced on Feb. 10 to two years in state prison. Fallbrook resident Jesse Martin Aaron, 32, pleaded guilty in October to assault with a firearm in connection with the Aug. 9 abduction. In exchange for […]

Avocados: An appropriate food choice during American Heart Month

Avocados: An appropriate food choice during American Heart Month

MISSION VIEJO – February is American Heart Month – a critical time to raise awareness about the importance of heart health and the harmful consequences if ignored. The Hass Avocado Board (HAB), as part of its four-year collaboration, is teaming up with the American Heart Association during American Heart Month to encourage Americans to consume the daily recommended servings of […]

FBA begins work on South Mission median landscaping

FBA begins work on South Mission median landscaping

FALLBROOK – While Fallbrook Beautification Alliance (FBA) members will miss seeing fellow volunteer Pat McDougal tending to the South Mission medians, after nine years of service, it was time for her to move on. Her hard work will be remembered as it set the bar for all future efforts. The FBA is, however, proud to report […]

9 to 5 – The Musical

9 to 5 – The Musical

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News Built in 1912, the elaborately beautiful Spreckels Theatre in downtown San Diego is the home to San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT). Kicking off its 10th season, SDMT hosts the outrageously funny, musical comedy production of “9 to 5 – The Musical”. An original film from 1980 starring Dolly […]