Erik Rose wins two donated awards for beryl specimen

Erik Rose won first place in the “One Mineral from San Diego County” category of the San Diego County Fair’s Gems, Minerals, and Jewelry competition, and his beryl specimen also won two donated awards. The morganite beryl with tourmaline and cleavelandite from the Stewart Mine in Pala won the Josephine Scripps Cup for the best […]

Warrior spikers go 1-2 in August matches

Fallbrook High School’s girls volleyball team played three matches in August, winning its season opener Aug. 22 at home against Mount Carmel before losing home matches Aug. 23 against Murrieta Mesa and Aug. 28 against Mission Vista. “We’re very competitive,” Fallbrook coach Chip Patterson said. Last year Mount Carmel reached the championship match of the […]

VanderLans wins steer wrestling at Tehachapi

Jack VanderLans won the steer wrestling at the Aug. 18-19 Tehachapi Mountain PRCA Rodeo. The 2001 Fallbrook High School graduate had a time of 5.1 seconds on his Aug. 19 run to win the rodeo and the $1,104 first-place prize money. VanderLans also placed third in the tie-down roping with a time of 9.9 seconds, […]

Warriors win 3-2 at RB Invite to open water polo season

The RB Invite boys’ water polo tournament hosted by Rancho Bernardo High School opened Fallbrook High School’s 2017 season, Aug. 24-26, and the Warriors posted a 3-2 record in the tournament. “I felt like the boys played very well,” Fallbrook coach Bill Richardson said. This year’s Fallbrook team has 13 varsity players, including a sophomore […]

Supervisors approve changes to subdivision plans

Two separate 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors votes in June approved lien contract agreement amendments and time extensions for previously-approved Fallbrook subdivisions. One action extended the performance completion date for the Good Earth Nursery infrastructure improvements to June 21, 2019, while also approving a substitution of parties in the security agreement. The other […]

Woodrow wins donated award for cabochon

Woodrow wins donated award for cabochon

James Woodrow received a donated award in the San Diego County Fair’s Gems, Minerals and Jewelry competition for one of his cabochons. Woodrow’s purple agate, found in Arizona, received the Best Cabochon, Worldwide award from the San Diego Gem and Mineral Society. “It’s quite an accomplishment,” said Woodrow. “It’s a great honor that I will […]

Ricci to provide college and career counseling support for BUSD

The 2017-2018 school year will be the first for Bonsall High School with seniors, and many of those seniors will be attending college. Some of those seniors will be playing athletics at National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) universities and will need to meet NCAA academic eligibility requirements, some will be attending University of California branches […]

Weight limit on Live Oak Park Road bridge to be removed

The weight restriction on the Live Oak Park Road bridge will be repealed. A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote Aug. 2 approved the first reading and introduction of the ordinance. The second reading and adoption is scheduled for Sept. 13, and approval of that would create an Oct. 13 repeal date. In […]

Fallbrook businesses 60 years ago

This year’s Sourcebook included profiles of many Fallbrook, Bonsall, and Rainbow current businesses. The businesses in the area were different 60 years ago. In 1957, all of Fallbrook’s phone prefixes were RAndolph 8, ZIP codes did not exist, and many homes and businesses did not have specific street numbers and their mail was addressed to […]

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