Warriors on wrong end of play-in match for CIF golf tournament

The top eight Division I seeds automatically qualify as teams for the CIF golf tournament, and the teams seeded ninth through 16th have play-in matches to determine which team plays in the CIF tournament. Fallbrook was seeded 15th among CIF Division I teams and had a May 9 play-in match against 10th-seeded Eastlake at the […]

Widened Highway 76 open from I-5 to I-15

Widened Highway 76 open from I-5 to I-15

State Route 76 is now two lanes in each direction between Interstate 5 and Interstate 15. A grand opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of the final phase between South Mission Road and I-15 was held May 16 near the intersection of the old alignment, which is now an access road off the freeway, with […]

Supervisors authorize contract for intersection improvements

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors authorized the advertisement for bid and subsequent award of a contract for improvements to the intersection of Fallbrook Street and South Mission Road and for sidewalk and curb improvements on the south side of Fallbrook Street between South Mission Road and Main Avenue and between Morro Road and […]

Fallbrook High’s Hoff tosses a no-hitter

Fallbrook High’s Hoff tosses a no-hitter

Fallbrook High School junior Collin Hoff threw a no-hitter in Fallbrook’s 4-0 victory over Valley Center at Duke Snider Field May 10. “He had a lot of confidence and command,” said Fallbrook coach Patrick Walker. “Just had to get through that first-inning jitters.” Hoff allowed two of his four walks in the initial frame. “He […]

Hanlon wins league diving title, girls swim team finishes second

Fallbrook High School sophomore Kelly Hanlon won the Valley League girls diving championship. Hanlon had a score of 187.70 points on six dives during the league championship meet May 2 at the Fallbrook High School pool. She beat out teammate Amelia Johnson, a senior at Oasis High School who dives for Fallbrook High School under […]

Fallbrook Girls Rugby wins Las Vegas Sevens plate championship

The Fallbrook Rugby Club’s under-18 girls team won the Girls High School Open Sevens plate championship at the Las Vegas Invitational tournament in March. The Warriors overcame a 1-2 record in pool play March 2 to win all three plate bracket games March 3. “I think overall for the under-18s it’s a huge improvement,” said […]

Fire management plan for Santa Margarita River property likely to be approved

The May 22 Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) board meeting will likely include the approval of a fire management plan for FPUD’s Santa Margarita River property. The April 27 FPUD board meeting included discussion about developing a fire management plan for the 1,384-acre property. A 4-0 FPUD board vote approved further review of developing a […]

FPUD approves change order for 1 MG Reservoir re-coating

The Fallbrook Public Utility District approved a change order for the 1 Million Gallon Reservoir re-coating project. The 5-0 FPUD board vote March 27 approved a change order adding $32,300.15 to the contract while adding the tasks of repairing holes in the roof, repairing the rafters in the center area of the tank, a sweep […]

Fire mitigation fee rates unchanged

The fire mitigation fee rates paid by developers to fund the cost of fire department facilities serving the new development will not change for fiscal year 2017-18. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 May 2 to maintain the fees at their 2016-17 rates. The fee for non-agricultural construction will remain at 56 […]

Chief Abbott addresses fire tax

North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) fire chief Steve Abbott was a speaker at the Fire Districts Association of California conference in Monterey last month. Abbott presented a white paper on the State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Benefit Fee which assesses the owner of each property with habitable structures and in a firefighting state responsibility […]

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