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…

Scarecrow Days features new designs

Scarecrow Days features new designs

If they take a look around, visitors who come to Fallbrook this month will be welcomed by a waving Tin Man and greeted by Abe Lincoln. They may spot Detective Hass or a dancing chicken on Main Avenue. The Encore Club lady and Lacey (made by the Fallbrook Garden Club) dress up downtown while Homer […]

Oct. 27 issue last chance for political letters

EDITOR’S NOTE – The Oct. 27 issue of the Village News will be the last issue to run political letters before the election on Nov. 8. The deadline for political letters only is Sunday, noon, Oct. 23. They should be sent to [email protected] and must be no more than 250 words (not counting a headline […]

Team effort results in less graffiti in Fallbrook

Team effort results in less graffiti in Fallbrook

Those residents who have seen graffiti around town may notice that there is less of it compared to a few years ago. The decrease in the defacing of property is due to the efforts of a small group of volunteers and their partner in the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Those volunteers are part of […]

Planning for the end of life

Planning for the end of life

The Woman of Wellness (WOW) program for September featured a presentation by Rachel Mason, the executive director of the Foundation for Senior Care, on “How to Have Difficult Conversations about End of Life”. Sponsored by the Fallbrook Healthcare District, the program was held at Fallbrook Library on Sept. 1. Mason has professional hospice experience to […]

Potlucks make a meal fun

Potlucks make a meal fun

A true potluck is totally unplanned and can be an adventure in eating. I remember one grange potluck that consisted of several dishes of beans of various kinds and there was one Daughters of Norway (DON) potluck that was mostly desserts, but those were exceptions. In my experience, potlucks are usually delicious meals. It is […]

Ways to pack a healthy lunchbox

Ways to pack a healthy lunchbox

With schools back in session, some parents may be looking for tips on filling their children’s lunch boxes, but students aren’t the only ones who take lunch with them when they leave home in the morning. I have been making my own lunch since I started first grade (that’s what happens when you are the […]