Sheriff’s Department uses ‘teamwork’ to handle dangerous situations

Fallbrook doesn’t often make the evening news on San Diego television stations. In fact, some people complain that Fallbrook’s high and low temperatures aren’t displayed frequently enough on the weather maps during newscasts. Things have been different lately, however, as twice in a span of 29 days stations went “live” to Fallbrook to report on […]

Durick, King, Perez and Valenzuela honored as Students of the Month

Durick, King, Perez and Valenzuela honored as Students of the Month

Four very impressive individuals with varied interests – dietetics, health, art, fashion, music, engineering, the U.S. Marine Corps – were acknowledged March 2 when Taylor Durick, Kayla King and Carol Valenzuela of Fallbrook Union High School and Christian Perez of Ivy High School were honored as the Students of the Month for March. The awards […]

3-year-old girl injured in hit and run ‘recovering amazingly’

The 3-year-old Fallbrook girl who sustained serious injuries when she was struck by a hit and run driver Feb. 20 is home and “recovering amazingly,” according to her mother. In an email to the Village News March 1, the mother added of her daughter, who incurred a minor skull fracture, “She is such a fighter […]

Organic citrus growers continue to battle ACP

Local organic citrus growers gathered at the Pala Mesa Resort Feb. 22 to discuss their continuing battle with Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) and the efforts to prevent the disease Huanglongbing (HLB) from spreading to their groves. The psyllid feed on citrus leaves and stems and can infect the trees with a bacteria that causes HLB. […]

Theft from vehicles went up in January

Theft from vehicles in Fallbrook increased from December to January, according to Sheriff’s Crime Prevention Specialist Jake Kruger, who works out of the Fallbrook substation. “There’s been an increase in that sort of crime, and we want people to be aware of it,” said Kruger. Kruger wants the public to be informed because motorists themselves […]

Club Paradise Fitness – keeping Fallbrook fit since 1993

Club Paradise Fitness – keeping Fallbrook fit since 1993

Club Paradise Fitness has been part of the Fallbrook community since 1993 and owner Brian Hanson, who purchased the gym in 2000, couldn’t be prouder of that fact. “We have been keeping Fallbrook fit for more than 23 years,” said Hanson of the family-friendly gym located at 1371 South Mission Road. “We try to make […]

Juarez shows she can wrestle with the boys

Juarez shows she can wrestle with the boys

When freshman Karina Juarez told some friends that she was going to tryout for the wrestling team at Fallbrook High School, they only fueled her fire with their response. “They said, ‘why would you do that, you’re a girl,’” recalled Juarez, who promptly responded with, “Because I’m a girl, and I can do everything anyone […]

Uncle reports body of 5-year-old Phillip Campbell found

Uncle reports body of 5-year-old Phillip Campbell found

The body of 5-year-old Phillip Campbell of Fallbrook was found shortly before noon today in Rainbow Creek, according to the boy’s uncle, Tony Campbell, who was working with the search crews. Phillip had been missing since Sunday afternoon when he and longtime family friend Roland Phillips were swept into the creek by raging storm waters […]