Irish-bred Barleysugar scores sweet win at Del Mar

Irish-bred Barleysugar scores sweet win at Del Mar

Irish-bred Barleysugar has won two races in the United States since arriving from Great Britain last year. Both have come at Del Mar. Based at the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall, Barleysugar improved her record at Del Mar to 2-for-4 when she captured the third race at the seaside track Aug. 12. Barleysugar […]

Village Home Care provides compassionate local caregivers

Village Home Care provides compassionate local caregivers

Carol Stevens has owned and operated Village Home Care since 1999, and the Fallbrook native believes in neighbors helping neighbors. “The women and men I employ are locals,” said Stevens, who remembers Fallbrook when it had a population of 16,000 and the train ran through town. “They’re paying taxes in town, having coffee in town […]

FRHD board extends escrow on sale of hospital to Aug. 31

The Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) board, by a 4-0 vote Aug. 9, elected to extend escrow on the sale of the Fallbrook Hospital building to Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. to Aug. 31. Director Howard Salmon was not in attendance due to business in Sacramento. The action, necessary due to unresolved issues with the county […]

Don’t Tell My Wife Stables’ Bombardeo makes winning debut

Don’t Tell My Wife Stables’ Bombardeo makes winning debut

The 2-year-old colt Bombardeo made a winning debut for trainer Keith Desormeaux in the third race Aug. 2 at Del Mar when he captured a five-furlong maiden allowance dash on the turf in front-running fashion. Bombardeo had been touting himself at the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall with a series of impressive five-furlong […]

Fallbrook High unveils new college and career center

Fallbrook High unveils new college and career center

The new college and career center at Fallbrook High School has a college feel to it, and that’s exactly what the two mainstays of the center, Pam Cain and Tony Morrow, were looking to achieve when they oversaw the transformation of a room that had previously been used primarily for storage. Located under the prominent […]

Close of escrow on hospital sale still pending as of Aug. 8

As of Aug. 8, the deadline for this issue of the Village News, escrow had not yet closed on the sale of the Fallbrook Hospital building to Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. The Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) board voted to sell the empty building located at 624 East Elder St. to Crestwood for $4.5 million […]

Third start is the charm for filly Medaglia Gold

Third start is the charm for filly Medaglia Gold

Medaglia Gold, a 2-year-old filly based at the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall, made her third career start a winning one when she posted a front-running victory in a tough maiden-allowance race at Del Mar July 29. The one-mile turf contest was the fifth race on the card and featured a purse of […]

New commander of Fallbrook Sheriff’s substation has history with town

Lt. Mark Moreno, a 26-year veteran of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and the new commander of Fallbrook Sheriff’s substation, describes himself as “easy going and fair.” He’s also competitive. Moreno, 50, played on the San Diego Enforcers football team for 22 years and was part of two teams – the 2012 and 2016 […]