San Luis Rey-based colt sets track record at Del Mar

Chasing Aces, a 2-year-old colt who had been preparing for the Del Mar racing season by working out at the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall, set a track record at the seaside oval last Sunday. Chasing Acres won a five-furlong maiden allowance race by 5 1/4 lengths in a sizzling 56.21 seconds, breaking […]

Seniors Helping Seniors is a ‘win-win’ for all involved

The national home care business Seniors Helping Seniors was founded in 1998 by Kiran Yocom, a woman who spent 14 years working with Mother Teresa. Yocom’s concept: match seniors who want to provide compassionate help with seniors who are in need of help. Matt Obermueller, who owns and operates a Seniors Helping Seniors franchise in […]

Bonsall native Lloyd makes USA Olympic Team

Bonsall native Lloyd makes USA Olympic Team

Imagine dreaming of something spectacular as a young child, and then working non-stop to achieve that goal despite physical and emotional setbacks. Imagine the feeling when all the hard work results in the dream becoming a reality. Carli Lloyd, a native of Bonsall and a 2007 Fallbrook High School graduate, doesn’t have to imagine. She’s […]

Young Volkswagen enthusiast has an ‘AirCooled’ club

Young Volkswagen enthusiast has an ‘AirCooled’ club

Fallbrook native David Taylor has started what appears to be a pretty cool car club. Or, as he would say, an “AirCooled” club. Taylor, 18, founded Fallbrook AirCooled in February, and the club’s most recent gathering on July 1, attracted 34 members who share a common bond – a passion for classic Volkswagens and their […]

Barbecued burritos: simple, delicious and fun to make

Barbecued burritos: simple, delicious and fun to make

There is no shortage of quality Mexican restaurants and taquerias in the Fallbrook area and most offer up a wide variety of burritos – carne asada, carnitas, chicken, adobada, fajitas, chile verde, chile relleno, chile Colorado, bean, bean and cheese, fish, shrimp, California…the list goes on and on. One burrito missing from most lists is […]

Broken water main dispensed 30,000 gallons Saturday morning

A broken water main at the intersection of Reche Rd. and Rabbit Hill Rd. in Fallbrook on Saturday, July 9, dispensed 30,000 gallons of water onto roadways and private properties, interrupted service for 19 customers, and caused traffic delays for several hours. Darren Milner, operations manager for Rainbow Municipal Water District, said Monday an investigation […]

NCFPD to staff Rainbow fire station with captain paramedic

The North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) board of directors on June 28 voted unanimously to move forward with a resource deployment trial that fire chief Stephen Abbott believes will result in positive changes in the district’s operations. “One of the things we’re most excited about is we will be putting  captain paramedics out in […]

Sale of Fallbrook Golf Club expected to be finalized this week

Sale of Fallbrook Golf Club expected to be finalized this week

The sale of Fallbrook Golf Club, which began June 28 when Harold Vaubel of HGM Golf Enterprises, LLC, entered into an agreement to purchase Fallbrook Golf Course, Inc., from Jack Lamberson, is expected to be completed this week. As of Tuesday, July 5 (the deadline for this article), lawyers representing both parties were meeting to […]

Grand Tradition set to host Fourth of July celebration

Grand Tradition set to host Fourth of July celebration

The Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens will once again host Fallbrook’s premier Independence Day party and this year’s edition of the Fourth of July celebration will feature continuous live music, beer and wine tasting, delicious food options, games and activities for kids, a chance to win a truck with a flying duck, and, of course, […]

Deputies well-versed in dealing with 5150/mental disorder calls

The San Diego Association of Governments recently released the results of a study that showed calls to San Diego County police agencies involving mental-health issues increased by a astounding 84 percent from 2009 to 2015. Sheriff deputies from the Fallbrook substation probably weren’t surprised by the findings. The Fallbrook command handled an average of 134 […]

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