New $26 million Bonsall Elementary School dedicated

New $26 million Bonsall Elementary School dedicated

After 18 months of construction and a few delays, the new $26 million Bonsall Elementary School was officially dedicated on September 12 as a functioning part of the Bonsall Union School District (BUSD). The district’s Board of Education was present at the special dedication program, and Dr. Sylvia Tucker, clerk of the board, congratulated the […]

New mural to be featured on building in downtown area

New mural to be featured on building in downtown area

A proposal for a colorful new mural has been approved for the southern wall of a building located at the corner of Main Avenue and Elder Street. The proposed mural will depict a Santa Fe train entering the old Fallbrook train station and be placed on the building formerly occupied by the Fallbrook Enterprise newspaper. […]

Fallbrook family arrested for smuggling illegal aliens

Four members of a Fallbrook family were arraigned in federal court on September 8 on charges they were involved in an illegal alien smuggling ring that had been bringing illegal immigrants in to the United States from Mexico since 1996. Maria del Carmen Alvarez, Indalecio Alvarez-Montoya, Juan Alvarez and Patricia Marquez were charged with conspiracy […]

FCPG chairman calls Pardee’s latest plan ‘ghetto’

At the regular meeting of the Fallbrook Community Planning Group (FCPG) on September 15, Pardee Homes’ request for a General Plan amendment to subdivide the 390 acres located east of Interstate 15 and north of State Route 76, between the Passarelle and Pappus projects, to their specifications was unanimously denied by the FCPG board. Plans […]

Shady Grove gets okay to reduce home sizes

The request for a Major Use Permit modification by KB Homes to change their architectural plans for single-family residences in the Shady Grove Development was approved in a split decision by the Fallbrook Community Planning Group (FCPG) during their regular meeting September 15. KB Homes’ major use permit modification would impact the Shady Grove Development […]

Audit, election addressed by healthcare district

The Fallbrook Healthcare District Board of Directors met September 10 to discuss the outcome of the fiscal year audit, the upcoming election and other topics concerning the Healthcare District. At the meeting, Ken Pun, a CPA with Caporicci & Larson, reported that after going over Fallbrook Healthcare District’s book of accounting records for two years, […]

New effort reaches out to ‘at risk’ youth

With local residents meeting and learning how to have a gang injunction implemented here to keep Fallbrook’s streets safe, one group of former gang members and drug addicts is taking their own approach to reach out to ‘at risk’ youth in the Fallbrook community. I See the Light Industries is a group of Fallbrook residents […]

KB Homes’ downsizing plan not yet approved

A motion to approve the modification to the Major Use Permit that KB Homes has for the Shady Grove development did not receive enough affirmative votes to pass at the August 18 meeting of the Fallbrook Community Planning Group (FCPG). In order for the motion to pass, it needed eight affirmative votes; it only received […]

Bus cuts lead to traffic jams in Bonsall

Bus cuts lead to traffic jams in Bonsall

Parents dropping off their students for the first day of school at Bonsall Elementary on Monday were greeted with unwelcome lines of traffic on roads leading to the school, as a result of the District’s cuts in bus transportation. Traffic was backed up past the Camino del Rey and Highway 76 intersection, spilling over to […]