Teen taken into custody after posting school threat

Deputies from the Sheriff’s Fallbrook substation took a 15-year-old male suspect into custody Sunday, Nov. 5, for posting a threat that implied there would be a gun on the Fallbrook High School campus Monday, Nov. 6. According to a report by Sgt. Jeff Schmidt of the San County Sheriff’s Department, school officials contacted the Fallbrook […]

Fallbrook Fire Explorer earns top honor

Fallbrook Fire Explorer earns top honor

Brendan McReynolds, a member of Explorer Post 2740 (Fallbrook), has been recognized as the Fire Explorer of the Year for San Diego and Imperial Counties. McReynolds, 18, received the honor at an awards banquet held Oct. 16 in Coronado. “It (being named Explorer of the Year) is something that I’ve always wanted to achieve,” said […]

Two stolen tourmaline pieces recovered intact

Two of the five major tourmaline pieces stolen from the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society Museum have been recovered intact. The pieces were among the stolen property recovered from the home of Oceanside resident Edward Torrison, who was arrested Sept. 26 by Laguna Beach police officers as a suspect in a series of smash and […]

Operation Double Down arrest total peaks at 53

The number of individuals arrested in Operation Double Down, a campaign by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department to target drug dealers working in Fallbrook and the surrounding communities of Bonsall, Rainbow and De Luz, has peaked at 53, according to Detective/Sergeant Patrick Yates. Forty-nine people were arrested Sept. 21 when deputies from the Fallbrook […]

Warriors get respite with bye week before season finale

Warriors get respite with bye week before season finale

The Fallbrook High football team, which has been playing through pain all season, has a bye this Friday (Nov. 27). The Warriors will conclude their 2017 campaign with a home game Nov. 3 against Rancho Buena Vista. “It’s definitely needed with all the injuries,” said coach Darius Pickett of the bye. “It’s a shame it’s […]

Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest is sweet and savory

Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest is sweet and savory

There was plenty of pie to go around in the offices of the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce Oct. 15, leaving those who judged the Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest with full bellies and a sugar high. Talented local bakers submitted 10 entries in the sweet category and another five in the savory division. The judges […]

Local firefighters help out in Northern California

Eleven firefighters from the North County Fire Protection District are among the thousands of firefighters battling the fires burning across Northern California, considered among the deadliest in state history. North County Fire Chief Steve Abbott said two fire engines – one out of Station 2 and the other out of Station 5 – and a […]

Reward offered for recovery of stolen Tourmaline pieces

Reward offered for recovery of stolen Tourmaline pieces

The Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society (FGMS) announced that it is offering a “generous reward” for information leading to the recovery of all, or some, of the stolen pieces that thieves absconded with after breaking into the society’s museum at approximately 4 a.m. Sept. 10. The burglars broke through a chain-locked wrought iron gate, double […]