Patchett’s visit makes an entertaining fundraiser

Patchett’s visit makes an entertaining fundraiser

On the rainy evening of May 6, approximately 185 patrons enjoyed a special visit by author Ann Patchett at Fallbrook Library. While noise and food are not usually allowed in a library, this was an exception as the occasion was the main event for this year’s Community Read program, a sold-out first time evening affair […]

Volunteers are the real gems in Fallbrook

Volunteers are the real gems in Fallbrook

Although the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Awards and Installation Luncheon was titled “Fallbrook…The Hidden Gem”, the event was more about the people that live here than the place itself. The event was held at the Golf Club of California on May 12. Chamber CEO Lila MacDonald described the luncheon guests, “all friends, some are […]

Young families benefit from community-supported tea

Young families benefit from community-supported tea

Although it was a rainy day May 6, the Fallbrook Pregnancy Resource Center Hats in the Garden Tea and Auction filled the Fallbrook Community Center with warmth and friendly chatter. A total of 138 guests took part in a spirited competition for gift baskets and works of art and hats in the silent auction, all […]

Fallbrook Garden Club’s Home Garden Tour impresses

Fallbrook Garden Club’s Home Garden Tour impresses

More than 325 people attended the Fallbrook Garden Club’s Home Garden Tour on April 29. Of the seven gardens viewed, two were 2016 Fallbrook Beautification Award winners. The garden types varied from drought tolerant to lush green landscapes and included garden art, plein air painters, a rainbow of succulents, rivers of rock, water falls and […]

Lefse making is an art worth eating

Lefse making is an art worth eating

Lefse is the Norwegian version of the tortilla. Made with potatoes, it is most commonly spread with butter and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar to be eaten as a snack or dessert. In America, lefse making is a Christmas holiday custom for many families. Norwegians also use lefse to wrap around hotdogs, especially on their […]

Roger Sotelo Murillo

Roger Sotelo Murillo

  Roger Sotelo Murillo, age 86, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones. Loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, partner and friend, he is survived by son Victor Murillo and spouse Vickie Murillo, and their son Max Roger Murillo; son Roy Murillo, and daughter Lillian Perez, spouse Rigo Perez, their children […]

San Onofre Beach posts 48 hour shark warning

CAMP PENDLETON – San Onofre Beach officials have issued a 48 hour warning of shark activity in the waters off of the northern beach of the base. Beach patrons are advised to take caution and heed warnings from local authorities to include San Onofre Lifeguards as well as signage posted at the beach. For further […]

Holy Guaca-Moly, the best way to eat avocado

Holy Guaca-Moly, the best way to eat avocado

Perhaps the most popular way to eat avocados is in guacamole, a dish first created by the Aztecs in the area now known as Mexico. Guacamole is featured on the menu for many events, especially Super Bowl Sunday and Cinco de Mayo. To make this dish, avocados are peeled, cut in half, pitted and chopped, then mashed […]

Residents urged to keep Fallbrook beautiful

Many people move to Fallbrook – “out to the country” – because it is beautiful, but keeping it beautiful can be a problem. As Fallbrook’s population has grown, as well as the traffic flowing through it, the amount of trash littering sidewalks and roadways has also multiplied. Increased traffic in and out of Fallbrook has […]

Palomar College not ready to build yet

While there is a lot of activity going on east of I-15 and north of SR-76, Palomar College is not doing any construction on its land right now. According to Laura Gropen, the college’s director of public affairs, brush was recently cleared for a geotechnical investigation of the property. Plans call for the land to […]

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