Finding the unexpected after the fire

On Sunday, October 28, the men’s tennis team from the University of California at Irvine (UCI) came to Fallbrook to help fire victims clear their properties. Their coach, Trevor Kronemann, has relatives in Fallbrook and wanted his team to gain some “real world” experience. The team’s major task for the day was sifting through the […]

Decorating ideas found in homes on tour

Home tours are a good way to learn from other people’s decorating talents. Whether that skill is in tastefully displaying many collections, developing a custom home design or remodeling an older home, there was much to learn from and admire at the three homes in the Fallbrook Woman’s Club Velvet Cat Home Tour on October […]

Sour acid candy has frightening effect

Children of all ages like scary stories. Little do they know that many of them take part in a scary story every time they eat their favorite candy. The popular sour candies that people of all ages love and that fill store shelves this time of year combine sweet and sour ingredients that together have […]

Grange members have a ball at Jamboree

Rainbow Valley Grange hosted the Southern California Grange Jamboree/Family Camp the weekend of August 11 and 12. Thirty-four people enjoyed a variety of activities including craft projects, a sleepover at the Grange Hall and a trip to the paintball park on Camp Pendleton. A total of 13 junior members, seven youth and 14 adults, including […]

Rainbow residents find fun for everyone

On a bright, windy day, the community of Rainbow gathered at Rainbow Park on Fifth Street for the 13th Annual Rainbow Days Picnic on Saturday, May 26. The event is put on by the Rainbow Property Owners Association (RPOA) with the help of every civic organization in Rainbow: Rainbow Valley Grange and Junior Grange, Rainbow […]

Grange Livestock Show is a family affair

Six families from Rainbow Valley Grange put on this year’s Show Season Opener Livestock Show on April 21, 2007. The Komskis, Fontanas, Dunckels, Lathrops, Donoghues and Varvels prepared Riders Field, ran the show, kept records and handed out ribbons as well as cooked food and conducted a Silent Auction. Their children not only helped, they […]

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