Potter students find stiff competition in Spelling Bee

Potter students find stiff competition in Spelling Bee

Potter Junior High School held its annual spelling bee on Jan. 31. Forty-five students showed up to compete. The competitors were such good spellers this year that the final three students battled it out from round 13 through round 24 before there was a winner. Those three finalists were Connor Williamson, first place; Lianna Arnold, […]

Power outage hits Fallbrook; estimated restoration time 2:30 p.m.

SDG&E reported an unplanned power outage in Fallbrook starting at 11:38 a.m. affecting 1,030 customers. Estimated restoration time is 2:30 p.m. today. The report said, “We have determined that a combination of factors has caused a problem in the electric system.” A resident reported the outage is affecting the area around North Main Avenue.

Mah Jongg exercises brain and social skills

Mah Jongg exercises brain and social skills

On Jan. 27, a clubhouse full of guests had a good time playing in the Fallbrook Woman’s Club (FWC) semi-annual Mah Jongg tournament fundraiser. A few of the players came from out of town but most were from Fallbrook, according to FWC members who organized the event. Players included just two men this year although […]

Appointments for Feb. 14 wedding are filling up

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk’s office will be open on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, Feb. 14 to issue marriage licenses and perform ceremonies. San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk Ernie Dronenburg reminded couples wishing to “tie the knot” or renew their wedding vows at Waterfront Park (located alongside the historical County Administration Center) […]

Cleaning up after the rains

Cleaning up after the rains

Locally, over a six-day period (Jan. 18 – 23), wind and rain caused flooded roads, fallen trees, a sink hole and a few power outages. A flash flood watch was issued more than once between Friday, Jan. 20 and Monday, Jan. 23 for the entire county due to periods of heavy rainfall. In the 48-hour […]

Traffic hazards reported all over Fallbrook

The CHP has reported several traffic hazards in the Fallbrook/De Luz area over the last hour and a half (as of 3:40 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20). They include the following: 2:00 p.m. – At E. Mission and Live Oak Park Road – a tree fell blocking westbound lane on Mission. 2:21 p.m. – Baja Mission […]

Sticks-on-fire glow around Fallbrook

Sticks-on-fire glow around Fallbrook

Succulents have long been popular plants in Southern California due to their drought-resistance, and possibly because of the variety of shapes and textures they add to a landscape. The euphorbia family of succulents, like any family, has members that are very different in looks. Some are spiny, some are smooth, some have bright red flowers […]

Jack Raymond Story

Jack Raymond Story

  Jack Raymond Story passed away at home with loving family and friends at his bedside on Monday, January 2, 2017. He was born on July the fifth, 1934, in Fallbrook, Calif., the son of Clarence and Myrtis Story, owners of Fallbrook’s Story’s Dairy, and eldest brother of Clifford Story, Margaret Edmondson, and Phyllis Cauble. He was a […]

Janice Avalene Dawes

Janice Avalene Dawes

Janice Avalene Dawes was born to Joe and Mary Wann in 1937 in Myrtle Springs, Texas. She passed away peacefully at home with family at her bedside on January 6, 2017 in Templeton, Calif.  Along with her loving and giving nature, she will be best remembered for her faith and life-long commitment to her walk […]

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