Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

FALLBROOK – Yankee is a neutered male Labpit with high energy. He is probably housetrained if taken outside enough. He loves to go out for a walk and run in a park. The best thing he loves to do is play tug of war with a stick; he also likes playing with a ball and […]

Local gemologist takes part in expedition

Local gemologist takes part in expedition

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society (FGMS) invites the public to hear a first-hand account of the “ruby rush” taking place in the East African nation of Madagascar at the society’s monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. Fallbrook resident Manuel (Manny) Diaz will share his adventures as a field gemologist on a […]

Library concert to feature Celtic music

FALLBROOK – On Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m., Highland Way will return for an evening of rousing Celtic music. This free concert will be in the community room of the Fallbrook Library. Brian Caldwell and Paul Graham Castellanos are uncompromising professionals who bring a polished energy to every performance. They have brought their Celtic music from Scotland […]

Simmons to speak about climate change on Feb. 17

FALLBROOK – The North County Climate Change Alliance, Fallbrook chapter, will feature guest speaker Eve Simmons at its Feb. 17 meeting, 6 p.m., at Fallbrook Library. Simmons, a distinguished environmental activist, will present news on climate change together with what’s being done and by whom to mitigate its effects. Drawing on her long, first-hand experience […]

Human trafficking topic of Feb. 24 meeting

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Citizens’ Crime Prevention Committee (FCCPC) is sponsoring a free seminar, open to the public, on human trafficking and modern-day slavery. The meeting is on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Fallbrook Library (community room), 124 South Mission Road. Guest speaker will be Danny Santiago, task force commander, Calif. […]

Fallbrook Chamber announces upcoming activities

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce has announced the following upcoming activities: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Chamber SunDowner at Pala Mesa Resort. Friday, Feb. 26, noon – Lunch Mob at Café Des Artistes Monday, Feb. 29, 10 a.m. – Educational seminar presented by California State Board of Equalization – “Sales & […]

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce has announced the following upcoming activities:

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Chamber SunDowner at Pala Mesa Resort. Friday, Feb. 26, noon – Lunch Mob at Café Des Artistes Monday, Feb. 29, 10 a.m. – Educational seminar presented by California State Board of Equalization – “Sales & Use Tax for Non-profit Organizations” (free for members; $10 for prospective members) Monday, […]

Interfaith Food Drive begins for needy

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Food Pantry is pleased to announce the upcoming 2016 Interfaith Food Drive, which was last held in 2013 and was a huge success. The most needed items are non-perishables, such as canned meats, canned soups, canned or dried fruits, canned vegetables, dried beans, rice, peanut butter, powdered or canned milk, oats, […]

Fallbrook students participate in “The Big Dig”

Fallbrook students participate in “The Big Dig”

FALLBROOK – Fifth grade students from elementary schools in Fallbrook are enjoying short field trips to plant trees in local preserves. Making this happen were Save Our Forest volunteers, supported by the Fallbrook Land Conservancy’s Native Plant and Wildflower Team and long time supporters. Some 90 students from Live Oak Elementary School were the first to participate in “The […]

AVID students are impressive

“What is more likely to happen first: we walk on Mars or women achieve pay equity?” That was the opening sentence by Paula Serrano as she gave her speech on Friday, Jan. 29, at the AAUW (American Association of University Women) AVID Speech Trek contest for FUHS girls. The four AVID girls who prepared and […]