Avocado growing trial results in higher yields

Avocado growing trial results in higher yields

Growing avocados in California has become a risky business over the last several years with drought and the rising cost of water making it a less than profitable endeavor. A University of California avocado specialist and farm advisor, Dr. Gary Bender has been working on methods to help the avocado industry thrive again in San […]

Art of the Avocado held in honor of Bamber and Everett

Art of the Avocado held in honor of Bamber and Everett

Twelve years ago, Fallbrook residents George and Gayle Bamber created the non-juried Art of the Avocado competition to coincide with the Avocado Festival each April. Guidelines for the contest are simple: Everyone is eligible to participate. Entries can be submitted in any artistic medium and the only restriction is that the viewer can actually “see” […]

Caregiving workshop includes information about making the most of doctor visits

  SAN MARCOS – State Senator Joel Anderson is hosting a free workshop with the Southern Caregiver Resource Center on Friday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to educate community members about caregiving and communication techniques, building better relationships with their physicians, and obtaining helpful resources. In addition, an expert will address what […]

Golf tournament to raise funds for Cheyne’s Brain Foundation

CARLSBAD – Birdie or bogey each hole, it doesn’t matter. Each swing at the Cheyne’s Brain Charity Golf Tournament is an ace. Tee off on Friday, April 21 at the Pala Mesa Resort Golf Club to help community members affected by traumatic brain injuries. Held on one of Southern California’s most challenging courses, the tournament features a […]

Mah jong tournament is fun raising with friends

Mah jong tournament is fun raising with friends

Sixty-seven people gathered at the Fallbrook Senior Center on March 29 for an afternoon of mental exercise and a chance to socialize with other Mah Jong players. Many of them attend all the tournaments in town throughout the year as well as playing regularly with small groups of friends. The fundraising event started with a […]

Property taxes due Monday, April 10

SAN DIEGO – San Diego County’s treasurer-tax collector issued a reminder Friday, April 7 that Monday, April 10 is the deadline to pay the second installment of property taxes to avoid penalties. The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s five branch locations will be open during their usual business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday to […]

Oak tree falls blocking Live Oak Park Road

Oak tree falls blocking Live Oak Park Road

An oak tree blocks both lanes of Live Oak Park Road just south of East Alvarado Street Friday morning, April 7. Paul Branske photo Update: The road was cleared by 10:30 a.m. The CHP received a call at 7:48 a.m. this morning, April 7, reporting that an oak tree had fallen blocking Live Oak Park Road just […]

Regina Branson Grevatt

Regina Branson Grevatt

  Regina Branson Grevatt, age 59, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Spokane, Wash. on April 11, 1957 to James and Veronica (Ronne) Branson. The family then moved to California and made a home in Fallbrook. The oldest of five children, Regina attended school […]

CAST day camp features new instructor

CAST is offering a Performing Arts Day Camp, Monday through Thursday, April 10 to 13, which is the week of spring break for most elementary schools in the area. The program will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. The camp instructor will be Julie Ann Guy who joined the staff at CAST […]

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