St. Vincent de Paul uses unwanted items to help the needy

St. Vincent de Paul uses unwanted items to help the needy

The volunteers at St. Vincent de Paul of Fallbrook have been taking donations of items from local residents and converting them into dollars to aid thousands of needy people since 2000. When visitors to the thrift shop find clothes, furniture and other household goods at low prices, they not only go away with good deals, […]

BUSD awards Santa Fe Paving contract for work at Sullivan Middle School

Santa Fe Paving was given the Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) contract for asphalt paving work at Sullivan Middle School. A 4-0 BUSD board vote June 15, with Lou Riddle absent, authorized a $14,995 contract for the Fallbrook company to provide the work which will improve student safety and accessibility. “The asphalt needs a little […]

Caltrans seeks public input on Senate Bill 1 planning grants guides

SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is on a fast track to launch new grant funding from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), The Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, releasing Aug. 3 for public review and comment the final drafts of the SB 1 Sustainable Communities and Adaptation Planning Grant guides. SB 1 will provide more than […]

Pauma Valley detailer makes Air Force One Detailing Team

Pauma Valley detailer makes Air Force One Detailing Team

PAUMA VALLEY – Angel Morales of Eccentric Shine Professional Detailing (North County San Diego/Temecula) was handpicked out of hundreds of detailers nationwide for a coveted position on the elite Air Force One Detailing Team at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. Morales was in Seattle July 24-30 working with the team formed by master automotive and aircraft […]

District Attorney announces funding for Smart on Crime Programs that support recovery and lower recidivism

$6 Million Grant Will Help Individuals Stay Out of the Justice System   SAN DIEGO COUNTY – San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced Aug. 1 that a $6 million grant will go toward services and programs designed to keep individuals from recycling through the criminal justice system in San Diego County. The three-year grant […]

Chamber events announced

FALLBROOK – Upcoming events with the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce include the following: Aug. 16 – SunDowner with Bonsall Chamber at REINS, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 25 – Lunch Mob at Brother’s Bistro, noon Aug. 30 – Wine Down Wednesday at Beach House Winery, 5 to 8 p.m. Call the chamber for more details on any of these events, (760) 728-5845.

Youngren recognized for supporting veterans

FALLBROOK – At the Fallbrook Women’s Connection brunch held on July 21, Scott Youngren of Youngren Construction and former Marine Julian Torres were honored for their community service by several area officials. Youngren and his company have built 20 homes in southern California for wounded warriors in all branches of military service in partner with […]

ScareCrew prepares for Fallbrook Scarecrow Days

ScareCrew prepares for Fallbrook Scarecrow Days

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Scarecrow Days committee, also called the ScareCrew, has been meeting once a week all year, building new and interesting scarecrows that can be displayed around town during the annual Fallbrook Scarecrow Days event in October. The ScareCrew has tried to “up” the support and assistance of local merchants by organizing several […]

How to save money while welcoming a new pet to your home

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News Whether it’s a dog, cat or another furry (or scaly) friend, many people have pets who are more than just animals – they’re part of the family. Pets can be friends, they can offer nonjudgmental companionship when you’re feeling down and they can put a smile on your […]

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