Celebrating the 1,000th issue of the Village News

Celebrating the 1,000th issue of the Village News

The Feb. 9, 2017, edition of the Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News is the publication’s 1,000th issue. “We’re so thankful and excited to celebrate 1,000 issues, which have included tens of thousands of local photos, names, stories, advertisements, etc.,” said Village News publisher Julie Reeder, who founded the paper in December 1997. “It’s so great to work in […]

FPUD authorizes State Revolving Fund loan application for Conjunctive Use Project

The Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) has applied for a State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan to construct the Santa Margarita Conjunctive Use Project. The official FPUD board action January 23 approved a resolution to the State Water Resources Control Board authorizing FPUD general manager Brian Brady to sign a financing agreement and amendments for the […]

Fallbrook High represented in present and past Sockers’ teams

Fallbrook High represented in present and past Sockers’ teams

Chris Toth was less than six minutes away from his first professional indoor soccer shutout Jan. 21, but the 2007 Fallbrook High School graduate was satisfied with the San Diego Sockers’ 5-2 victory over Soles de Sonora in the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) game played at the Valley View Casino Center, which was the […]

BUSD approves agreement with Pivot Learning for Linked Learning program

The Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) approved an agreement with Pivot Learning for a subsidized Beyond High School partnership which will utilize the Linked Learning pathways program. The BUSD board voted 4-0 January 19, with Erin English absent, to approve the two-year agreement in which the school district pays 25 percent of the total full […]

Rainbow MWD to utilize excellence coins for staff

Rainbow MWD to utilize excellence coins for staff

The Rainbow Municipal Water District will be providing its employees with recognition coins if those employees meet specified district objectives. A presentation rather than a vote Dec. 6 explained the program to the Rainbow board as well as to members of the audience for that meeting. “We’re trying to take what we did with the strategic plan […]

BUSD approves process to select student member

A non-voting student member of the Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) board has been authorized since December 2013, but no process to select the student member had ever been adopted prior to the Jan. 19 BUSD board meeting when a 4-0 vote with Erin English absent approved a procedure. “We thought we should get that […]

Warriors begin girls soccer league season with draw, win

Fallbrook High School’s girls soccer team began Valley League play with a 1-1 tie Jan. 17 at Escondido and a 1-0 victory Jan. 19 at Valley Center. The results gave the Warriors a 5-5-5 overall season record, not including the 3-3 tie in the varsity-alumni game Dec. 30 in which current coach Sergio Garcia coached […]

Paulson recognized as all-CIF field hockey player

The selection of the all-CIF field hockey teams resulted in Fallbrook High School senior April Paulson being placed on the all-CIF second team for 2016. “It was really cool,” Paulson said. “It was rewarding to be noticed again for the work I’ve put in for the sport.” The all-CIF teams consisted of 11 first-team players […]

SDCRFA added to TAC

The membership of the county’s Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC) now includes a representative from the San Diego County Regional Fire Authority (SDCRFA). A 4-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote Jan. 11, with Greg Cox at a California Coastal Commission meeting, approved the first reading and introduction of the ordinance changing the composition of […]

Warrior wrestlers rebuilding under new coach

Warrior wrestlers rebuilding under new coach

In early January, Lawrence Jones stepped down as Fallbrook High School’s wrestling coach and the athletic department turned to Curt Permito to take over the program. Permito made his coaching debut Jan. 12 at home against San Pasqual in a Valley League competition. The Warriors won three matches by pin but the Golden Eagles won […]