Rollover on S. Mission impacts traffic

A rollover of a white Dodge Durango on S. Mission near the top of Heller’s Bend with people trapped inside was reported at about 10:38 am this morning. Traffic was heavily impacted in both directions. According to people on scene, several passers-by stopped to assist the driver who appeared to be trapped at first. Driver was […]

Three fires on Camp Pendleton contained

CAMP PENDLETON – Crews labored to subdue a rash of brush fires that blackened swaths of open land at Camp Pendleton. The three blazes began spreading at the Marine Corps station near Oceanside late Tuesday afternoon, according to base officials. As of late Wednesday morning, firefighters had contained one of the blazes at 120 acres and another at a […]

3-hour high speed pursuit ends in Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – A woman led authorities on a nearly three-hour car chase today on freeways and surface streets from Los Angeles County to San Diego County, where the car was boxed in on a cul-de-sac by CHP officers who took her into custody in the neighborhood of Lake Rancho Viejo. The chase began about 4:15 a.m. on […]

Doctor accused of sexual assault to stand trial

MURRIETA – A doctor accused of sexually assaulting three patients during surgical procedures at a Temecula hospital must stand trial on more than 30 felony charges, a judge ruled today. John Francis McGuire, 45, of Carlsbad was arrested last August following an investigation by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. After a five-hour preliminary hearing today at the Southwest […]

5.2 magnitude quake felt throughout southland

UPDATE: 1:46 a.m. According to the USGS website, there were nearly 3,000 people in over 500 zip codes from Santa Barbara all the way south to Mexico who reported feeling at least one of the earthquakes that struck within a few minutes of each other just after 1 am this morning. There were also people who […]

Senate approves lawmaker’s bill to curb disability rights lawsuits

RIVERSIDE  – A Riverside County lawmaker’s bill aimed at deterring disability rights lawsuits targeting small businesses was unanimously approved today by the state Senate. Sen. Richard Roth’s SB 269 passed on a 38-0 vote and is now bound for the governor’s desk. “SB 269’s unanimous approval proves that my proposal is a common-sense, bipartisan solution to protect the disabled community […]

Debbie Ramsey: 18 years of dedication

Julie Reeder Publisher Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News It is with feelings of sadness, excitement, and gratefulness that, after 18 years, we’re announcing the (medical) retirement of Debbie Ramsey from her position as Managing Editor of the Village News. Sadness, because we will truly miss having her in the office every day, as well as some nights […]