CIF approves competitive cheer standards

The CIF Board of Managers voted to approve bylaws for competitive cheer. The unanimous Board of Managers vote April 5 adds competitive cheer to the list of CIF-approved sports, defines competitive sport cheer as a spring sport, and establishes bylaws for competitive cheer covering definitions, official rules documents, and safety certification of coaches. “We’ve been […]

CIF modifies Open Division football playoff revenue shares

Prior to the CIF San Diego Section change from playoff divisions based on enrollment to divisions based on competitive balance, a formula was put in place for CIF playoff ticket revenue in which the CIF received 70 percent, the home school received 20 percent, and the visiting school received 10 percent. A unanimous vote at […]

Girls swim overcomes league-opening loss

Girls swim overcomes league-opening loss

Although Fallbrook High School’s girls swim team lost the Warriors’ Valley League opener March 23 against Classical Academy, the Warriors then won league meets against Escondido, Ramona, and San Pasqual. “It puts us in a good position,” said Fallbrook coach Sean Redmond. The league championship formula utilizes dual meet standings for half of the weighted […]

Ammunition Road sidewalks, Clemens Lane Park selected for funding

The projects selected for 2017-18 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding include sidewalks along a segment of Ammunition Road and improvements to Clemmens Lane Park. The adoption of the County of San Diego’s 2017-18 annual funding plan for CDBG, HOME Investment Partnerships, Emergency Shelter Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS programs includes $266,721 […]

One-in-three drivers cannot pay for an unexpected car repair bill

SAN DIEGO – According to a new AAA survey, 64 million American drivers would not be able to pay for an unexpected vehicle repair without going into debt, indicating that some drivers may underestimate the full cost of owning and operating a vehicle. Because some car repairs are unavoidable, and the average repair bill is […]

Tod Hughes makes Perris Auto Speedway racing debut

Tod Hughes made his Perris Auto Speedway racing debut March 18 and finished seventh in the Demo Cross main event. “I just came out and had fun, tried to finish the race,” Hughes said. “The car worked pretty good, actually.” Tod Hughes was born and raised in Fallbrook and graduated from Fallbrook High School in […]

County considering outsourcing of Department of Animal Services functions

San Diego County will be evaluating the possibility of outsourcing some of its Department of Animal Services activities. A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote March 14 authorized the director of the county’s Department of Purchasing and Contracting to issue a request for interest to determine whether private or public entities are potentially […]

Cullins releases first CD

Cullins releases first CD

The April 8 release of the Anthony Cullins compact disc “Hittin’ All Cylinders” culminates approximately a year’s work on that CD for Cullins. “It’s a good learning experience,” Cullins said. “Hittin’ All Cylinders” is Cullins’ first full CD, although he released an extended play album in spring 2016. “I am glad to have the opportunity to […]

Supervisors approve increase in most DEH fees

Fees for most services provided by the county’s Department of Environmental Health will increase as of April 21, but the San Diego County Board of Supervisors approval exempted cottage food operation permits and well inspections from the increases pending further review of those situations. A 5-0 Board of Supervisors vote March 15 approved the first […]

FHS grad Plackemeier is proud member of Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame

FHS grad Plackemeier is proud member of Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame

Last year, former Fallbrook High School (FHS) student-athlete Ryan Plackemeier was inducted into the Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame. Plackemeier, who played both football and soccer for FHS before graduating in 2002, was a punter and placekicker on the Wake Forest football team from 2002 to 2005. He earned all-conference honors three times, All-American recognition […]