Rainbow MWD approves purchase of 1.36 acres for lift station

The Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) has approved the purchase of 1.36 acres for what is expected to be a site for a district lift station. The 5-0 Rainbow board vote Feb. 28 approves the purchase of the land from Lashanko Family 2001 Trust for $740,000. The land is on Thoroughbred Lane adjacent to Bonsall […]

Lady Warriors lose soccer playoff game in final minute of overtime

Fallbrook High School’s girls soccer team was eliminated in the first round of the CIF Division III playoffs Feb. 22 when Mount Carmel scored the game’s only goal in the final minute of overtime. The teams played two scoreless 40-minute regulation halves on the Mount Carmel field, and a 15-minute sudden-death overtime period followed. Had […]

Valley League girls basketball coaches name Ahmadpour player of the year

The Feb. 27 meeting of the Valley League girls basketball coaches included the selection of Fallbrook High School junior Sara Ahmadpour as the league’s player of the year. Ahmadpour was one of four Fallbrook players to receive all-league honors. Cali Southwell was also a member of the league’s first team. Janay Segura was part of […]

SR 76 now has two westbound lanes from I-15 to I-5

SR 76 now has two westbound lanes from I-15 to I-5

State Route 76 now has two westbound lanes from Interstate 15 to Interstate 5. A switchover the night of Tuesday, March 7, brought westbound traffic from the northern portion of what will become the two eastbound lanes to the newly-completed westbound portion. “By Wednesday morning (March 8) everybody was switched over,” said California Department of Transportation senior […]

Gasca chosen for Rainbow MWD board vacancy

Miguel Gasca is the newest member of the Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) board. A 4-0 board vote Feb. 28 selected Gasca to fill the Division 3 seat vacated after Tory Walker moved to Murrieta and resigned from the board. Gasca will fill the remainder of Walker’s term, which expires in December 2018. “I’m glad […]

Five from FAST compete in Junior Olympics

Five members of the Fallbrook Associated Swim Team (FAST) competed in the Junior Olympics meet held Feb. 24-26 at Poway Community Pool. Kaimana Maestas and Doug Pearce competed in the boys 12-and-under division, Ava Dowden and Amelia Vorndam participated in girls 10-and-under races, and Rios Campbell faced boys 10-and-under competition. “They did great,” said FAST […]

Fallbrook Girls Rugby wins So Cal High School Sevens championship

Fallbrook Girls Rugby wins So Cal High School Sevens championship

Fallbrook High School’s girls rugby club won the So Cal High School Sevens championship. A 28-0 victory over View Park Preparatory High School of Los Angeles in the Feb. 11 finals made the Warriors undefeated in 18 games in which they outscored opponents by a cumulative 718-19 margin, including a 595-7 scoring advantage in 14 […]

Lady Warriors win Valley League basketball title

Fallbrook High School won the Valley League girls basketball championship. The Warriors concluded regular-season play Feb. 14 with a 65-39 home victory over San Pasqual. “They won the game handily,” said Fallbrook coach Tony Morrow. Fallbrook didn’t win the league championship outright, as Ramona matched Fallbrook’s 7-1 league record. Each team handed the other it’s […]

Moosa Canyon erosion control project unopposed at public hearing

The San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) held a public hearing on the draft environmental Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the Moosa Canyon erosion control project, and the Feb. 23 hearing during the meeting of the SDCWA’s Water Planning Committee did not produce any opposition to the draft MND. “It’s always good when there is […]

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