California tax season is officially open

SACRAMENTO –The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) recently began accepting 2016 state tax returns for a filing season that extends through April 18, three days beyond the traditional deadline because of a federal holiday. The FTB encourages taxpayers to take advantage of the agency’s online services and take extra steps to protect themselves and their refunds. Free […]

Miss Fallbrook pageant starts with mandatory meetings

Miss Fallbrook pageant starts with mandatory meetings

FALLBROOK – The 2017 Miss Fallbrook Scholarship pageant is gearing up and organizers are excited to announce that the Fallbrook Village Rotary will be sponsoring the affair. This year promises to be another great event with the 80th pageant presented for Fallbrook taking place April 8 at the Bob Burton Center for the Performing Arts. The […]

Serving the 75th Assembly District

Serving the 75th Assembly District

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) Assisting district residents with problems trying to navigate California’s massive bureaucracy is one of my primary responsibilities as your representative in Sacramento. Here’s a review of some of the While my Capitol Office deals largely with legislation and policy issues, my District Office (DO) assists constituents at the local level. […]

Pop Warner board says ‘Thank You’

The Fallbrook Pop Warner Football season has come to an end and the board would like to thank everyone for all the hard work that has gone into the 2016 season. We have so many volunteers who step up each year to make this happen: board members, team moms, coaches and all the wonderful shoe tying, […]

Dogs run loose on Fallbrook Golf Course

Since the closing of the Fallbrook Golf Course, people have decided to let their dogs off the leash and the neighbors are complaining. The property is still private and many people are parking on Palo Vista to access the course which is not respecting that it is a private road and not designed nor permitted […]

Allen G. Mobley

Allen G. Mobley

Allen G. Mobley died December 26, 2016 after six-and-a-half years in a nursing home following brain tumor surgery in 2010. Allen was born October 1, 1951, in Lynwood, Calif. to Aaron and Nell Mobley. He graduated from Lynwood High and Compton College. He was a painting contractor until his illness. He is survived by his […]

Betty Ritchie

It is with great sadness that the family of Margaret Sacks of Fallbrook announce the peaceful passing of her sister-in-law, Betty Ritchie, in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, on Friday, December 30. Betty was born in Dartmouth, South Devon, England, on March 6, 1926. She married Canadian leading seaman Thomas Stewart Ritchie (deceased 2012), and became one […]

Gregg Huxford Wright

Gregg Huxford Wright

Gregg Huxford Wright, 87, a longtime resident of Fallbrook, Calif., passed away on June 6, 2016, surrounded by his family. He died of injuries from an automobile accident on Memorial Day. Gregg was born in Sioux City, Iowa, on June 20, 1928, the only son of Corwin and Helen Wright. After living in many towns […]

Computer training offered for seniors

FALLBROOK – The Foundation for Senior Care will sponsor a series of computer classes at the Senior Care Computer Learning Center taught by volunteer computer technicians. Registration is Thursday, Jan. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 20 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 135 S. Mission Road (the corner of Mission and […]