Hebner drives way into part-time job

Grant Hebner drove his way into a job November 14. The Fallbrook High School junior won the Go Karting series race at Riverside’s Adams track that day, securing a job as a driving instructor at the San Marcos showroom’s track. The Hebner family purchased their first go-kart from Go Karting, and Hebner raced in the […]

Bonner named to Rainbow CPG, four members ineligible

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors appointed four new board members of the Rainbow Community Planning Group during the supervisors’ January 5 meeting, but only one of those members is eligible to be on the board. The eligibility issue is also likely to cause the removal of a fourth planning group member who does […]

AWM tracking avocado lace bug in county

At this point the infestation of what is known as the avocado lace bug has been limited to a small area of southern San Diego County. The county’s pest control staff members are assessing the extent of the infestation while seeking to control the insect’s spread. “We’re just trying to get a handle on it,” said […]

Hebner wins Golden State Gatorz Cup

Grant Hebner won the Golden State Gatorz Cup by 41 seconds September 25 at Beaumont’s Moran Raceway. The 16-year-old Fallbrook driver also posted the fast qualifying time and won the heat race. “I knew I’d be up there,” Hebner said. “I don’t know if I expected to be on pole or anything.” Some of Hebner’s […]

Arabian club honors REINS horse as horse of the year

The Tierra Del Norte Arabian Horse Association initiated its “Horse of the Year” award for a special Arabian horse December 18 and chose a therapeutic riding horse registered as Southern Comfortt and known as Mickey. Mickey, who is 25 and a full-blooded Arabian, is stabled at REINS (Riding Emphasizing Individual Needs and Strengths), where he […]

Lucy gets initial pro experience

Donny Lucy’s first professional baseball season produced a .239 batting average for the Great Falls White Sox, but he is being patient as he transitions from college ball to the minor leagues. “It was a good experience. I got to go to a lot of places I probably never would have gone,” he said. “Got […]

Brown wins Level 2, Ladies Overall at Norco CMSA contest

Rainbow’s Lori Brown won her Level 2 division and also won the Ladies Overall at the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association competition November 13 in Norco. Brown had a time of 71.33 seconds on four runs at the Shootout Behind the Jersey Lily competition. “I picked up my speed at the match,” she said. “I also […]

Harney named as Hall of Champions star for October

Evan Harney was named as one of the San Diego Hall of Champions’ Stars of the Month for October. The Hall of Champions named Harney as one of four amateur stars of the month. Four professional stars and six prep stars were also selected for October. “It’s a really great honor to get that as well,” […]

Bonsall horse wins four ribbons at Andalusian nationals

Not only did a half-Andalusian gelding named Danzante recover from Wobbler surgery in 2001, but he won three ribbons at the breed’s California regional championships in September and followed that with four ribbons at the national championships the following month. “He’s won everything so far,” said owner Dawne Clayton. Danzante, or Danny, made his debut […]

Fire district consolidation could remove incorporation obstacle

If administrative consolidatio n of the county’s fire protection districts occurs, it could have an effect on another possible reorganization process. Although issues such as funding and standards will need to be settled before an administrative consolidation can proceed, a county fire department would remove one major obstacle to incorporation of Fallbrook and Spring Valley […]