FPRC plans for growing needs

In an update on the “A Home on Hawthorne” project, Fallbrook Pregnancy Resource Center (FPRC) executive director Carolyn Koole said, “We are thrilled to say that we are near the end of our permitting process with the County of San Diego for our building at 121-127 E. Hawthorne St.” Since the building dates back to […]

Water of Life takes locals to Cambodia

Water of Life takes locals to Cambodia

Fallbrook residents are having an impact on the welfare of the Cambodian people, especially children, through the Water of Life (WOL), a ministry of Calvary Chapel. Former Fallbrook resident Randy Fleming is the WOL director who oversees the growing complex which includes three homes for children and a church, Calvary Chapel Phnom Penh. Fleming has […]

McStay book publishes on third anniversary of discovery

McStay book publishes on third anniversary of discovery

Patrick McStay intentionally had his book published Nov. 11, 2016, the third anniversary of the discovery of the remains of his son and his son’s family in the Mojave Desert. The book, “McStays Taken Too Soon, A True Story,” is his way of “setting the record straight,” he said. Joseph and Summer McStay and their […]

Looking back on 2016

Looking back on 2016

Faces of Fallbrook 2016 Although not quite over, 2016 was a memorable year in many ways with residents involved in many issues and events through nonprofit organizations as well as groups formed to lobby against changes to the community landscape. Among the dozens of news subjects, the biggest stories involved the fate of two properties […]

Supervisors approve Jackie Heyneman Park improvements

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with the Fallbrook Village Association for improvements at Jackie Heyneman Park, which is at South Mission Road and Beech Street. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote Dec. 14 approved the appropriation of $240,000 of Park Land Dedication Ordinance funding for the project, including an agreement to provide […]

Homes for Our Troops breaks ground in Fallbrook

Homes for Our Troops breaks ground in Fallbrook

Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), a national nonprofit organization, broke ground for its latest building project in Fallbrook in an unusual place on Dec. 17. The location of the future specially-adapted home for Marine Private First Class Isaac Blunt is on Avenida de Nog, but heavy rains a few days prior to the groundbreaking event […]

Fallbrook couple wins motorcycle raffle

Fallbrook couple wins motorcycle raffle

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce held the drawing for its motorcycle raffle with the winning ticket belonging to chamber members Darren and Miriam Key. They bought just one ticket and were surprised to get a phone call saying they had won. “We forgot about the ticket,” said Miriam, adding that […]

WOW learn how healing sticks work

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer A smaller than usual group of women showed up at Fallbrook Library for the Nov. 3 Woman of Wellness (WOW) program to hear from local acupuncturist Randall Wegener, L., Ac., Dipl. Ac., MSTOM, who talked about “Healing the Modern Woman with Ancient Medicine.” While they weren’t a large crowd, the ladies […]

Vallecitos raises funds the fun way

Vallecitos raises funds the fun way

From left, Vallecitos superintendent/principal David Jones prepares to cut the ribbon to the newly renovated boys bathroom with the help of Masonic Lodge past-president John McGoldrick and Matthew Black from Guardian Plumbing on Sept. 24…