Book Review: The Room of White Fire by T. Jefferson Parker

Kit-Bacon Gressitt Special to the Village News Best-selling novelist and Fallbrook resident T. Jefferson Parker had a great run with his six Charlie Hood Border Series thrillers. Now, “The Room of White Fire” (Putnam, Aug. 22, 2017) launches a new series with a new protagonist: San Diego private investigator Roland Ford. Ford is a complex […]

Back-to-School Shopping Quiz and reminder – check receipts

Back-to-School Shopping Quiz and reminder – check receipts

Gig Conaughton County of San Diego Communications Office It’s back-to-school time again, which means that soon wallets will be stretched, credit and debit cards will be scanned and lots of money will be spent. The last thing anybody wants during shopping season is to be overcharged by faulty cash register price scanners. But it can […]

Middle school students participate in STEM Week

Middle school students participate in STEM Week

CAMP PENDLETON – This summer, two schools from Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, San Onofre School and Mary Fay Pendleton, participated in Camp Pendleton’s STEM Week. Every year, Camp Pendleton’s Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA) offers an inspiring week of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to six middle school students from each […]

Brodak named to spring 2017 honor roll

IRVING, Texas – Teresa Brodak of Fallbrook was named to the University of Dallas honor roll for the spring 2017 semester for earning a semester GPA of 3.0-3.49. Brodak is majoring in business. The University of Dallas, located in a metropolitan area of nearly 7 million people, is a leading Catholic university widely recognized for […]

Caltrans seeks public input on Senate Bill 1 planning grants guides

SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is on a fast track to launch new grant funding from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), The Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, releasing Aug. 3 for public review and comment the final drafts of the SB 1 Sustainable Communities and Adaptation Planning Grant guides. SB 1 will provide more than […]

Forever Warriors give helping hand to current Warriors

Forever Warriors give helping hand to current Warriors

  FALLBROOK – Remembering their own “school days”, FUHS grads gathered in the new college and career center at Fallbrook High to pack backpacks. While enjoying the new “college-like” surroundings, the enthusiastic “packers” filled 75 backpacks that will be available to students who need a little helping hand in getting their school year off on […]

Solar eclipse to happen Aug. 21

Solar eclipse to happen Aug. 21

WASHINGTON, DC – On Aug. 21, all of North America will view – weather permitting – a partial eclipse, when the moon obscures part of the sun. A total eclipse will be viewable throughout a 70-mile-wide path that crosses 14 of the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. (see map) The umbra (or dark […]

Monserate Chapter DAR to hold luncheon Aug. 24

FALLBROOK – The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) begins its 46th year in Fallbrook this October.  However, the Monserate Chapter DAR members in the rolling hills of Fallbrook, Temecula, Murrieta, Hemet and Bonsall have scheduled a summertime luncheon that the public is invited to attend. The luncheon will be held Thursday, Aug. […]

The San Diego Blood Bank to host two blood drives in Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – The San Diego Blood Bank is partnering for two blood drives with Albertsons and the Fallbrook Community Center in August. Albertsons is hosting a mobile blood drive 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, in the parking lot at 1133 S. Mission Road. Fallbrook Community Center, 341 Heald Lane, will host its mobile blood […]

Elva Mae Richards

Elva Mae Richards

Elva Mae Richards, 97,  passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday morning, August 12. Having enjoyed her favorite breakfast and a good laugh over a silly story, she settled in for a regular mid-day nap from which she never awoke. A 40-year resident of Fallbrook, she was, among many other things, a housewife, a […]