Firefighters wear pink to promote breast cancer awareness

Firefighters wear pink to promote breast
cancer awareness

This month, North County firefighters are taking part in a national campaign in which firefighters are honoring women who are fighting breast cancer. Firefighter/paramedic Matt Lindsey, who is heading up the local campaign, said that the trend in fire service today is to educate the public in injury and disease prevention. To help show their […]

Imaginations run wild with The Platt Brothers

Imaginations run wild with The Platt Brothers

Roaring dinosaurs, burning hillsides, and disappearing chickens are all part of the wacky world of The Platt Brothers. One of the family offerings at Welk Resorts Theatre, The Platt Brothers provides a fast-paced, rollicking afternoon of entertainment capable of capturing and holding the shortest of attention spans. The brothers, (Cy, Cheetah and Boone), have wild […]

Keeping one’s balance is key for healthy women

Keeping one’s balance is key for healthy women

The Healthy Woman Ladies Night Out event on July 26 attracted 220 program members and guests at Fallbrook Hospital’s new Center for Specialty Services. Before the guest speakers were introduced, there was a steady sound of chatter as the women visited with each other while eating a light dinner of pesto chicken pasta salad and […]

Viking horses capture hearts in Fallbrook

Viking horses capture hearts in Fallbrook

On a hill overlooking the Santa Margarita River Valley sits the home of Jayne Olson and her beloved Norwegian Fjord horses. A group of 18 ladies from the Daughters of Norway (DON), Hulda Garborg Lodge visited Olson at her Meadowlark Bluff Farms to learn about her horses as the program for their May meeting. Olson […]

Equestrian students learn the ropes at camp

Equestrian students learn the ropes at camp

Using the TV show Phineas and Ferb and its “Whatcha doin’?” catch phrase as its theme, Fallbrook Silver Spurs conducted its 10th annual summer camp from June 23 to 25 at Riders Field on S. Stage Coach Lane. Twenty-five riders of all ages participated during the three days, learning and/or practicing a variety of skills […]

Potluck picnic June 26 will celebrate Fallbrook’s past and present

Potluck picnic June 26 will celebrate Fallbrook’s past and present

The Fallbrook Historical Society invites all Fallbrook residents, (young and old, newcomers, old timers and everyone in between), to their annual Community Picnic on Sunday, June 26 at S. Hill Ave. and Rockycrest Road. Besides the usual potluck lunch and raffle, this year’s gathering will feature the grand opening of the group’s newest exhibit space, […]

Rainbow honors past and present residents

Rainbow honors past and present residents

May 21 turned out to be a bright, windy day, perfect weather for the 17th annual Rainbow Days Picnic. Sponsored by the Rainbow Property Owners Association (RPOA), the event was held at Rainbow Park while the Vallecitos School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) conducted its annual plant sale next door at the school. Located in the […]

Grangetto’s can help lower water and food bills

Grangetto’s can help lower water and food bills

Despite a wetter than average winter and a declared end to Southern California’s drought, many Fallbrook residents are expanding their water conservation efforts and finding everything they need at Grangetto’s Farm & Garden Supply. Besides plants, mulches, fertilizers and gardening tools, the store offers water efficient irrigation equipment and rainwater harvesting systems. Dave Paulino, manager […]

Youth Fair showcases student projects

Youth Fair showcases student projects

This year’s Youth Fair, presented by the Fallbrook Ag Boosters at Fallbrook High School’s Ag department with the theme “Cowboy Boots and Country Roots,” will kick off on Friday, May 13 with a tri-tip dinner and bluegrass concert, at 2400 S. Stage Coach Lane. The dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. and costs $10 per person. […]

Fallbrook residents can help prevent pet abuse

Fallbrook residents can help prevent pet abuse

April was National Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month, but cruelty to animals is a problem that occurs all year round, even in Fallbrook. Izzie is a kitten that was found in a trash can in Fallbrook in November 2010. A passerby heard her crying and pulled her out. Izzie had gone for days without food […]

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