FUESD sets goals to increase academic success

As the summer winds to a close, students and teachers alike are preparing for the new school year, and those with the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District are no different. The district made some large strides in bettering the academic standard in the elementary and junior high schools in the 2007-2008 academic year, and while […]

Developer delays vote on downsized home plans

The Fallbrook Community Planning Group’s (FCPG) vote in regards to the plans of KB Home’s development strategy to downsize home models in the Shady Grove development was continued until next month at the request of the developer on July 21. The FCPG was going to vote on whether or not they would have approved a […]

North County Fire borrows tax dollars

North County Fire borrows 
tax dollars

The North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) board has approved a resolution that will allow a temporary transfer of funds from next year’s anticipated tax revenue in order to be able to meet the fire district’s financial obligations for the rest of the year. The board made the decision at the regular meeting of June […]

Theft of statue is third for Fallbrook in recent months

Theft of statue
is third 
for Fallbrook
in recent months

A bronze statue of a boy holding a rabbit entitled ‘Bonjour,’ valued at approximately $10,000, and part of Fallbrook’s Art in Public Places program, was stolen from the Fallbrook Village Square last week, presumably to be cut and sold as scrap metal. The statue, which was installed at the entrance to the Village Square at […]

FUHSD opens contract negotiations while still in the red

On Monday evening, June 23, the Fallbrook Union High School District Board of Education agreed to allow the collective bargaining process for the district’s classified union, which consists of non-teaching employees, such as the security and maintenance crews in the district, to commence so that terms for a new contract may be settled in order […]

Neighbors protest group home

Neighbors protest group home

A group of neighbors who live on Los Alisos Drive in Fallbrook have banded together in hopes of stopping a transitional home for boys from operating out of a single-family residence in their neighborhood because they fear the boys will cause mischief in the area and cause their homes to decrease in value. Michelle Johnson, […]

New superintendent wants Bonsall on cutting edge

New superintendent
wants Bonsall
on cutting edge

Justin Cunningham, who has worked with several small San Diego community school districts, has tentatively accepted the position of superintendent of the Bonsall Union School District. Cunningham’s role is expected to be made permanent following a vote of the board on June 30. Cunningham has worked with the Alpine, Borrego, Jamul, Julian and San Pasqual […]

Developer’s plan for corridor shot down

At their June 16 meeting, members of the Fallbrook Community Planning Group (FCPG) denied the latest proposal to amend the general plan for the Campus Park West development in the Interstate 15 corridor. In explanation of the denial, it was stated that Pappas Investments, the developer, hasn’t provided enough detailed information pertaining to interior street […]

Elderly woman loses dog in vicious attack

A rottweiler attacked an elderly woman while she was walking her dogs in her suburban neighborhood near Dulin Street in Fallbrook the morning of June 6. The victim says she was first followed by Chihuahuas believed to be from the same household as the rottweiler. As she tried to shoo them away, she encountered the […]

FUHSD board defers maintenance, addresses $203,474 budget deficit

Monday, June 2, in the midst of recognizing athletes, graduates and valedictorians for being high achievers in academics, sports and extracurricular activities over the past year, the Fallbrook Union High School District board voted to accept a deferred maintenance plan for the following year, extended their search for a new superintendent and plans to be […]

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