Art competition kicks off Avocado Festival

Art competition kicks off Avocado Festival

Entries in the Fifth Annual Art of the Avocado contest were judged at a wine and cheese reception held April 9 at the Fallbrook School of the Arts. Sponsored by George and Gayle Bamber and the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce, the contest featured 14 avocado-themed works of art in a variety of mediums including acrylic, […]

Male pedestrian struck by car identified

Rodrigo Avalos, 52, of Fallbrook, was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital with a broken leg, abrasions and a possible broken hip after being hit by a car while walking on East Mission this morning. The car was a 2001 Mitsubishi Mirage driven by Audrey Corcoran, 82, of Fallbrook, who was making a right […]

A gem of a collection now on view – Fallbrook Historical Society opens the Bud Francis and Parke McLean Rocks and Minerals Collection

A gem of a collection now on view – Fallbrook Historical Society opens the Bud Francis and Parke McLean Rocks and Minerals Collection

A new collection of rocks and minerals opened at a local museum on Dec. 12. One would automatically think this collection would be at the Gem and Mineral Society’s museum, but it is the newest addition to the Fallbrook Historical Society’s museum at Rocky Crest and Hill streets (The entrance is on Hill Street.). Just […]

Looking for local history?

Looking for local history?

A new collection of rocks and minerals opened at a local museum on Dec. 12. One would automatically think this collection would be at the Gem and Mineral Society’s museum, but it is the newest addition to the Fallbrook Historical Society’s museum at Rocky Crest and Hill streets (The entrance is on Hill Street.). Just […]

Quilted treasures a feast for the eyes

Quilted treasures a feast for the eyes

Works of art in a kaleidoscope of colors and patterns were on display last week in Fallbrook Quilt Guild’s Quilted Treasures 2009 show at Fallbrook Presbyterian Church. Even for those of us who don’t sew, the work of many talented guild members was a treat to see, admire and touch. (White gloves were available at […]

Montalvo, Gasca, Grantham, Russell named Students of the Month

Montalvo, Gasca, Grantham, Russell named Students of the Month

Jeannie Montalvo of Oasis High School and Natalie Gasca, Ellyn Grantham and Christine Russell of Fallbrook High School were named Fallbrook Community Students of the Month and honored for their achievements at a special breakfast held on November 5 at Fallbrook Golf Club’s Hukilau restaurant. District Superintendent Dale Mitchell told the students, “We are elated […]

Halloween brings out the dangers of sour acid candy

Many people are making changes to their traditional Halloween celebrations to make the holiday safer, healthier and more environmentally friendly. For those parents and neighbors who like to hand out pencils, pretzels or little toys instead of candy, local hygienist Erika Feltham is giving them another reason besides cutting down on sugar. For Feltham, tooth […]

Daughters of Norway launch local lodge

Officials from the Daughters of Norway (DON) Grand Lodge instituted the newest lodge, Hulda Garborg #49 (Rainbow), on August 29 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Temecula. Eighteen charter members were initiated at the event, during which officers were also installed by Grand Lodge President Mary Knutson Sullivan of Hillsboro, OR. Almost 50 DON members and […]

Seeing beauty all around

Seeing beauty all around

All 112 seats at the Fallbrook School of the Arts were filled for the Healthy Woman Ladies’ Night Out on Friday, March 27. More than 20 attendees signed up for the Healthy Woman program that night, bringing the total number close to 1,050 members. The evening’s refreshments were provided by Silvergate Retirement Residence, one of […]