Flu cases ahead of last year’s pace

José A. Álvarez County of San Diego Communications Office A higher number of influenza cases is being reported this season compared to last year, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Oct. 11. To date there have been 221 cases reported this season. A total of 71 cases had been reported at the same […]

Tragic events can affect us all

Are you aware that when you read about or hear about news reports of major tragedies, they may be impacting your own life beyond what you may realize? The recent devastating hurricanes, reports of terrible earthquake damage, the threatening military actions in the far east, the too-numerous terror attacks occurring in Europe, the mass shooting […]

Bill to increase genomic testing for breast cancer patients signed

SACRAMENTO – Governor Brown has signed AB 1386, authored by Assemblywoman Marie Waldron (R-Escondido), which will help save the lives of women newly diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer. “Women with newly diagnosed breast or ovarian cancer who are at high risk for having a BRCA genetic mutation often don’t get genetic testing, or even a […]

Donald Parke McLean, Sr.

Donald Parke McLean, Sr.

Donald Parke McLean, Sr., a Fallbrook resident since 1930, passed away peacefully on October 10, 2017. Honorable service in the US Navy, Camp Pendleton Deputy Fire Chief, Fallbrook Pioneer of the Year 2011, Grand Cross of Color for outstanding service to the Rainbow Girls, and the wonderful family he raised with wife Marion Pearson McLean […]

June Winifred McDowell

June Winifred McDowell passed away peacefully on October 11, 2017, after a brief illness. Born July 13, 1933 in Springfield, Mass., to Ida and Alfred Cote, June moved to Fallbrook in 1955 and married Wilburn William McDowell in 1959. She was a homemaker and child care provider. She was known as “Mommy June” to many […]

Fallbrook School of the Arts receives $50,000 donation

Fallbrook School of the Arts receives $50,000 donation

FALLBROOK – Paul and Diane Garrett have generously committed $50,000, over two years, in support of the Fallbrook School of the Arts. This is a unique gift that will infuse the day-to-day activities of the school with a predictable and solid source of revenue. This stabilizes operational funding and allows the school to grow and […]

Ag students offer fall plants

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook High School FFA is once again hosting their nursery sales at FHS Agriculture Department. The first one of the school year is on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. until noon and is located at the east end of the football field. Fallbrook Ag students have been cultivating their plants and […]

Strategies to increase the value of a financial legacy

Rich M. Groff II Special to Village News After a lifetime of accumulating money, it’s common for retirees to start thinking about their legacy and what they want to leave to their children, grandchildren or a favorite charitable cause. But despite the dollar signs they see on investment and bank accounts, there’s no guarantee loved […]

Water for Tribal Lands

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) Indian Tribes in our arid region need access to reliable water to continue to live on reservation lands. This session, I jointly authored Assembly bill 1361 with Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D – Coachella) , to streamline water deliveries to Indian reservations throughout California. The bill allows water districts to enter into voluntary agreements […]