FUESD counselors celebrate National School Counseling Week

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Union Elementary School District (FUESD) is celebrating National School Counseling Week, Feb. 1-5. on a larger scale this year. In August of 2014, the district was awarded $1.1 million for the three-year Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program (ESSCP) Grant, expanding school counseling services throughout the district. Only 41 out of […]

Quarantines restrict movement of citrus plant material

SACRAMENTO – Due to the threat posed by the Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing, the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program urges citrus tree owners to obey pest and disease quarantines, and take extra caution when gifting citrus fruit from backyard trees. The Asian citrus psyllid, a pest that feeds on citrus leaves, can spread a fatal and […]

“Me, Earl and the Dying Girl” showing on Feb. 7

OCEANSIDE – On Sunday, Feb. 7, the North County Film Club will be presenting the film, “Me, Earl and the Dying Girl” at the Carmike Theater (formerly Digiplex), Mission at College, Oceanside. This interesting film will start at 3 p.m. It’s about Greg, a 17-year-old high school student who loves to make parodies of classic movies with […]

Status of tax refund can be researched online

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers last week that it issues 90 percent of refunds in less than 21 days. The best way to check the status of a refund is online through the “Where’s my Refund?” tool at IRS.gov or via the IRS2Go phone app. “As February approaches, more and more taxpayers […]

Handling Valentine’s Day with diabetes

Handling Valentine’s Day with diabetes

FALLBROOK – Celebrating a holiday can be challenging for those with diabetes, as sweet treats are a part of many holiday celebrations. As time draws close to Valentine’s Day, chocolates, candy and rich desserts can often be found on restaurant menus, which can prove problematic for those who have to watch their blood-glucose levels. Diabetics […]

Newcomers to learn about local history

FALLBROOK – Representatives from the Fallbrook Historical Society will be speaking at the Fallbrook Newcomers Club’s meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11. Fallbrook has a fascinating history, starting with the Reche family who settled in this area in the 1800’s. Looking around Fallbrook, one can see many signs of its past in the old historical buildings that still […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

FALLBROOK – Goliath is a huge German Shepherd. He is a little older, neutered male dog, very relaxed, and probably housetrained if taken outside enough. He doesn’t like young children (probably because of what happened in the past), but he loves to go for a walk and run in a park. He is up-to-date with […]

Photo event for FAA Spring Open Juried Show offered on Feb. 21

FALLBROOK – A photo/entry event in preparation for the Fallbrook Art Association’s Spring Open Juried Show will take place on Sunday, Feb. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Fallbrook School of the Arts on Alvarado Street. This opportunity is provided for artists who want to enter the show, and who are unable to photograph their own […]

Treating weather-related joint pain

Treating weather-related joint pain

FALLBROOK – Rainy, damp conditions may be great for homeowners looking to revitalize their lawns and gardens, but such conditions can wreak havoc on achy joints, especially for those who experience arthritis. Although there is no concrete proof to link aching joints and muscles with damp weather, rheumatologists are often asked why achy joints and […]

Using the Constitution to preserve liberty

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Republican Women Federated will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, Feb. 12, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Pala Mesa Resort. The presenters, Lou Oberman and Larry Sundram, will speak about “The Solution is as Big as the Problem,” a non-partisan endeavor to utilize the Constitution to preserve liberty and freedom, and to empower the state […]