The word illegal means illegal!

In 1986 Congress passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act, which granted amnesty to illegal aliens who had continually evaded law enforcement. This resulted in 2.8 million illegal aliens being admitted as legal immigrants to the United States. After Reagan had signed this into law, people thought that the immigration problem was “solved” and that […]

Fallbrook for the organically inclined

It has been quite the year of hard work with both of us working fulltime plus running a small organic farm, so I decided that my husband and I would take a day off and give ourselves a well deserved pamper. Where to go? We did not fancy going into San Diego and dealing with all that […]

Our blood has been wasted

The attack of 9/11 was horrendous, no question about it. What has transpired since, however, has played directly into the hands of Al Queda. With a single blow they have completely transformed life in the US as we know it. They have won a big victory, and without the need for an encore. Billions of […]

Do your beliefs compel you to humiliate others?

Mark Wynen (‘Speak out against anti-family bills,’ 8/31/06) warns us about our state legislators’ desire to destroy families. “Lawmakers bent on promoting homosexuality in the public schools… to undermine the foundation of family values.” Since when is the very foundation of family values based on admonishing homosexuals? “SB 1437… goes beyond just the normalization of […]

Gala celebrates Village Association accomplishments

(Above) Fallbrook royalty presents leis to the guests of the Fallbrook Village Association’s annual gala. (Right) Bev and Earl McDougal are ready to enjoy the evening and celebrate the good work accomplished by the Fallbrook Village Association at the organization’s annual gala. The event was held Sept 15, at the Grand Tradition’s new Arbor Terrace.

Michels-Lesina wed

Victor Michels and Laramie Lesina were married on July 16, 2006. Relatives and friends attended a lovely Sunday afternoon ceremony at the historic Ashland Springs Hotel in Ashland, OR. A reception followed at the hotel’s beautiful courtyard. Laramie is the daughter of Bill & Karen Lesina of Cresent City and Victor is the son of […]

Brandon Gallery open house

The Brandon Gallery, the oldest juried co-operative gallery in North County, is having a very special open house on September 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be refreshments, a raffle, a silent auction, a painting demonstration by award-winning pastel artist Karen Levi, live music and much more. Brandon Gallery is located at […]

Swap meet Sept. 30

Locals are invited to clean out their closets, garages and basements and bring their unearthed items to the Fallbrook Community Center swap meet on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Community Center’s auditorium and front lawn will host more that 50 spacious vendor areas. Interested participants can register by calling (760) […]

Retirement coffee being held for Jan Metzger

A retirement coffee will be hosted by Jayne Bonfietti for Jan Metzger, Fallbrook’s preeminent dog trainer of 30-plus years, on September 23 from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the Fallbrook Community Center. Please join in to wish Jan Metzger well in her retirement. Jan has improved the lives of thousands of local dogs and their […]

Frazier PTA to hold social

Sail the seas of education with your child… go aboard with the PTA! William H. Frazier PTA is inviting its members to a general meeting and ice cream social on Thursday, September 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the school’s Multipurpose Room. The festivities will include the proposal for this school year’s budget and PTA programs, Membership […]