Fallbrook letter carriers to Stamp Out the Hunger May 14

Fallbrook letter carriers to Stamp Out the Hunger May 14

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook letter carriers are getting ready to take part in the annual Stamp Out the Hunger food drive to help eliminate hunger in America. The letter carriers in Fallbrook will be collecting residents’ food donations on Saturday, May 14. Carriers will collect non-perishable food donations left by mail boxes and in post offices […]

A glimpse into the past – a coaster down De Luz Road

A glimpse into the past – a coaster down De Luz Road

By Jack Story Special to the Village News When you have lived in a community as long as I have lived in Fallbrook, you accumulate a lot of folklore about it. Some stories are funny and some are tragic and some might be OK to repeat to a friend but not proper to talk about in […]

Fallbrook Woman’s Club makes charitable contributions

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Woman’s Club presented monetary contributions to nine local organizations at their general meeting on April 12. Many hours of fundraising went into this opportunity to help the local Fallbrook community. The major fundraising activities include two annual Mah Jongg tournaments, rummage/attic sale, and the Carriage Players Mystery Play, among many others. […]

Celebrating literacy and giving back to the community

Celebrating literacy and giving back to the community

FALLBROOK – “It helps us become more united as a community.” “Shows my daughter the importance of being a good reader and how helpful being bilingual can be.” “Better educated children build better communities.” “Helps us focus on the love of books and the love of reading.” These were some of sentiments expressed by parents […]

Pies for fruit lovers

Pies for fruit lovers

FALLBROOK – Guest cook for this week’s dining article is Hanh DeMore, a 14-year resident of Fallbrook. DeMore submitted two recipes for pies she makes for special occasions. “I made this tomato pie for the Fallbrook Garden Club picnic at Live Oak Park,” she said. An avid gardener who grows lots of fruit and vegetables […]

Fallbrook Health & Wellness Fair is coming May 14

Fallbrook Health & Wellness Fair is coming May 14

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Health & Wellness Fair takes place on Saturday, May 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at La Paloma Elementary School and the Community Center. This year’s event includes health screenings, information booths, entertainment, demonstrations and fun activities for children. Fallbrook Healthcare District co-sponsors this event with San Diego County Parks […]

More Volunteers Sought for California’s Road Charge Pilot

Pilot in full swing and on track to launch in July SACRAMENTO – Having reached its initial goal of 5,000 volunteers, the Caltrans Road Charge Pilot program is now asking more rural drivers to sign up to ensure that the pilot accurately depicts the needs of the entire state of California. In 2014, the legislature […]

Frances Press

Frances Press, 92, a resident of Fallbrook for 57 years, passed away April 27, 2016. She was born in New York City, N.Y., daughter of Milton and Agatha Shafer. Fran grew up in Rye, N.Y., in a home she held dear to her heart. She is survived by six children, Rick, Gary, Nancy, David, Glen […]

Troop 4042 is still installing carbon monoxide detectors

Troop 4042 is still installing carbon monoxide detectors

FALLBROOK – In order to achieve the Silver Award with the Girl Scouts of the USA, a Cadette Girl Scout (ages 11-14) must complete a 50-hour service project that leaves a positive impact on their community. Fallbrook Girl Scout Troop 4042 has chosen to do this by raising awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide […]

Veterans Housing to fund homes for veterans in San Diego SAN DIEGO – The state Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that three organizations that provide affordable housing for former members of the military in San Diego County will split $16.2 million in grants. Veterans Village of San Diego will receive nearly $6.5 million for […]