Library offers many free events in December

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Library will host many free events in December, including concerts, lectures, book discussions and a Winterfest celebration. Thursday, Dec. 7, 5 p.m. – Community event: Winterfest. Celebrate the season with a holiday celebration featuring photos with Santa Claus, cookie decorating and other fun activities. Music provided by the North County Dulcimers. […]

Boys & Girls Clubs provide Thanksgiving meal to over 800 members

Boys & Girls Clubs provide Thanksgiving meal to over 800 members

FALLBROOK – The week before Thanksgiving vacation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County served a Thanksgiving meal to nearly 800 of its members. Family members were also invited to join their club kids as they feasted on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie from Major Market. With […]

Fouquet makes large donation to Chapman University

Fouquet makes large donation to Chapman University

  BONSALL – Dr. Patricia R. Fouquet, a retired professor of modern European history, has recently donated a large collection of books and other materials on the rise of fascism and the Holocaust to Chapman University, where they will be used by students and educators at all levels. Chapman’s library houses the Rodgers Center for […]

SMS students reflect on the theme ‘Within Reach’

SMS students reflect on the theme ‘Within Reach’

BONSALL – Each year the National PTA holds a Reflections Student Arts Awards competition at participating schools throughout the nation. For the last several years, the Sullivan Middle School PTSA has sponsored a local version of this competition for students in grades 6 – 8. This year’s theme was “Within Reach”. Students were asked to submit original works of art relating to […]

Cooking for a crowd takes management skills

Cooking for a crowd takes management skills

FALLBROOK  – Hosting family and friends for special occasions requires a lot of hosts, who must prepare their homes for guests or find establishments capable of catering to large parties. For hosts inviting people into their homes, the task of preparing homemade meals adds to their list of responsibilities. Cooking for a crowd can be […]

What is the tiny house movement?

What is the tiny house movement?

FALLBROOK – The tiny house movement has transformed the way many people look at housing and how it can help them downsize not only their residences, but also their lives. Living small has been embraced as an eco-friendly way to cut costs and simplify life. According to the tiny house online resource, TheTinyLife.com, the typical […]

Enjoy an eco-friendly holiday season

FALLBROOK – The color green is synonymous with the holiday season, as Christmas trees, mistletoe and holiday wreaths feature prominently throughout the month of December. But there are ways to make this holiday season even greener. Going green around the house can save homeowners substantial amounts of money and benefit the planet in various ways. […]

Home ownership comes with tax benefits

Mike Mason Special to the Village News As people count their blessings this holiday season, they are also determining what is tax-deductible and what is not. Today, just about everyone knows that there are tax benefits to owning a home, yet few first time homebuyers understand the significance of home ownership, and for that matter, […]