Cosmetic surgery offers many options

Cosmetic surgery offers many options

From breast reductions and augmentations to eyebrow and face lifts, from lasers and chemical peels to Botox and fillers, a roomful of ladies learned a lot about the options now available in cosmetic surgery at Fallbrook Hospital’s Healthy Woman Ladies Night Out event on Sept. 27. After eating healthy achiote pork and rice bowls provided […]

When people with special needs wander off

There is a program to help locate people with developmental disabilities and/or medical conditions that make them more likely to wander off and get lost. Because these individuals are often unable to communicate who they are, what they need or where they live when they do lose their way, they can be more easily found […]

Todd Plischke remembered at REINS

Todd Plischke remembered at REINS

Since coming to Fallbrook in 1999, REINS (Riding Emphasizing Individual Needs and Strengths) Therapeutic Horsemanship Program has received many donations, but the one presented on Aug. 30 was very special to everyone involved. Denise and Jan Plischke and members of the North County Disabled Services (NCDS) board of directors presented REINS executive director Debbie Shinner […]

Big rig jack-knifes on Southbound I-15

A semi truck pulling a double trailer had a tire blow causing it to jack knife on southbound I15, two miles north of SR76 at 3:46 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6. A later report said that it is a silver Ford F20 pulling a large trailer on its roof blocking all lanes. Also, a pickup truck […]

Program presents ways to prevent Alzheimer’s

Program presents ways to prevent Alzheimer’s

Silvergate Fallbrook hosted Healthy Woman’s Ladies Night Out on July 26 in its new memory care facility which just finished construction and is awaiting furniture. The setting was appropriate for the topics discussed, “Brain Healthy Cooking” and “Cognitive Health.” Laura Printy, education/outreach manager for the Alzheimer’s Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter, gave a talk on brain […]

Learning about allergies and irritants

Learning about allergies and irritants

Because I recently had allergy testing done and started immunotherapy, I was interested in hearing the program for the June 27 Healthy Woman Ladies Night Out, “Controlling Allergies & Asthma” and “Healthier Cleaning for a Healthier You.” Dr. Ali Parsaeian, a local family medicine practitioner, gave a power point presentation that focused on asthma, but […]

Creative talents fill the San Diego County Fair

Creative talents fill the San Diego County Fair

Every summer, the San Diego County Fair comes to Del Mar, appearing almost magically at the racetrack the second week of June, then disappearing a month later. One of the biggest transformations takes place on the infield of the race track where a large white tent is erected the third week in May to house […]

Fallbrook’s first Special Olympics team forms

Fallbrook’s first Special Olympics team forms

For the very first time, Fallbrook has its own Special Olympics team. Local residents Linda White and Lisa Almendarez worked with the Special Olympics Southern California organization to start the program. Starting in April, 12 to 15 adult athletes began practicing basketball in the multi-purpose room at Christ the King Lutheran Church on Monday afternoons. […]

Learning local history through archaeology

Learning local history through archaeology

This year, three groups of students at Fallbrook schools have had the opportunity to learn about local history in a different way, through Project Archaeology. Guided by facilitator Annemarie Cox, students in the GATE program (Gifted and Talented Education) at Fallbrook Street, Iowa Street and Live Oak schools learned how Native Americans lived in this […]

Students start day in a healthy way

Students start day in a healthy way

The third graders at Vallecitos School in Rainbow take physical education seriously by including health and fitness in their daily schedule. Every morning, since the school year began, the students “commit to be fit” by starting their day with running exercises on the school’s track (weather permitting). Teacher Wayne Tortorella, who has spearheaded the program […]

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