County to develop policy for naming bridges

San Diego County will be developing a policy for naming bridges in the unincorporated areas. A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote June 20 directed the county’s chief administrative officer to amend existing county policies to provide a definition of a proposed process and to develop proposed criteria for the board of supervisors […]

Erickson wins Best of Show at Exhibition of Fine Art

Fallbrook painter Robin Erickson won Best of Show at the San Diego County Fair’s Exhibition of Fine Art. As well as the Best of Show award, Erickson won first place in the Watercolor – Representational, Cityscapes class, for “A Life’s Work,” which features a metal craftsman surrounded by his creations. The painting also received a […]

Ledesma raises supreme grand champion lamb

Ledesma raises supreme grand champion lamb

In his first year as a Fallbrook 4-H member, Oscar Ledesma raised the lamb which earned supreme grand champion honors at the San Diego County Fair’s livestock market show. “Pretty exciting for showing my first time at Del Mar,” Ledesma said. Ledesma was a Potter Junior High School seventh-grader during the 2016-17 school year. The […]

CCL Contracting to replace Fallbrook Public Utility District sewer between North Brandon Road and East Alvarado Street

CCL Contracting was the successful bidder to replace Fallbrook Public Utility District sewer line sections on North Brandon Road and East Alvarado Street. The FUPD board in a 5-0 vote May 22 approved a $1,379,000 contract with the Escondido-based company to replace the deficient sections of the sewer line. “That’s going to be a major […]

Bazan wins Best of Class in fashion design

Bazan wins Best of Class in fashion design

During her Fallbrook High School freshman year Alicia Bazan was a student in Lita Tabish’s fashion design class. She made a flannel garment which can be worn either as boxer-style short pants or as a swimsuit and, during the judging of the San Diego County Fair’s Student Showcase, that clothing won Best of Class for […]

County fair judges give first-place ribbons to Moccasin, Legionnaire

The San Diego County Fair’s Student Showcase includes high school yearbooks. Fallbrook High School’s yearbook, the Moccasin, received a first-place ribbon for the first time in three years. Bonsall High School was given first-place honors for the Legionnaire while the individual Bonsall students who entered the 2-D Animation and Motion Graphics competitions all received first-place […]

Supervisors authorize RCS lease on Camp Pendleton

Two San Diego County Board of Supervisors actions June 27 addressed the upgrade of the county’s Regional Communications System (RCS). One 5-0 vote approved a lease agreement with the Department of the Navy for a radio facility on San Onofre Peak at Camp Pendleton and the other 5-0 vote authorized a contract option to construct […]

Patterson given team MVP honors for boys volleyball

Justice Patterson was recognized as Fallbrook High School’s boys volleyball Most Valuable Player during the team banquet June 4 at the Prahm family’s house. The varsity team awards also included Defensive Most Valuable Player honors for James Prahm, the Heart of the Warrior Award given to Angel Mercado, Most Improved recognition presented to James Brodak, […]

Peon exhibit plays a part in county fair

The Pala tribe provided an exhibit, which was part of this year’s San Diego County Fair, displaying a Native American game called peon. “It depicts how the game was played that goes back for centuries,” Pala Rez Radio station manager’s assistant Eric Ortega said, who along with Cupa Cultural Center artifacts curator Mike Aguilar, put […]