Bankruptcy folklore and other tales of fantasy unmasked

Attorney Morton J. Grabel Special to the Village News Many people stay away from filing for bankruptcy because of inaccurate information they have received from friends, family, co-workers and the media. This misinformation usually stops people from seeking the assistance of a bankruptcy lawyer who can help them understand how bankruptcy can help their situation. […]

Fallbrook Old Town is new again

Fallbrook Old Town is new again

On Brandon Road between Alvarado Street and East Mission Road, Fallbrook Old Town consists of 23 uniquely shaped little buildings with character, nine of which are presently occupied. The smallest is 100 square feet, the biggest 1600 square feet. Originally built in the mid 70’s, the complex had fallen into disrepair but is now being […]

Two incumbents, pair of high-profile challengers win seats in crowded Rancho Water board election

Two longtime Temecula-area water district directors easily won re-election but two others were ousted by a pair of high profile challengers. One of the successful challengers, Angel Garcia, tasted victory after repeatedly falling short in his bids to win seats on the Temecula school board and the Temecula City Council. The other winning challenger, Carol […]

San Diego DA warns about potential scams when donating to charities

SAN DIEGO – San Diego District Attorney Summer Stephan warned county residents to be careful when donating to charities that promise to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The district attorney’s office is offering important consumer advice and information to avoid becoming a victim of charity scams. “We have such a caring community in San […]

Silvergate raises funds for REINS

Silvergate raises funds for REINS

FALLBROOK – On Aug. 17, Silvergate Retirement Residence held a Saturday Night Fever fundraiser event with all proceeds going to REINS Therapeutic Riding Program. Attendees of the event danced to and sang 70s disco hits with the Zippers Band. They raised $1,051 which was matched by the Silvergate’s owner, AmeriCare Health & Retirement, Inc., for […]

Registrar mails postcards to update voter rolls

Tracy DeFore County of San Diego Communications Office Postcards from the registrar of voters will soon show up in some mailboxes around the San Diego County. Mailers started going out Aug. 24 to 103,000 residents to find out whether their addresses are current. The registrar is sending the postcards as part of its routine maintenance […]

RideFACT offers free rides for San Diego veterans through Dec. 31

SAN DIEGO – Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation (FACT), a San Diego County nonprofit, announces a free transportation promotion specifically for San Diego veterans. From Sept. 1, through Dec. 31, veterans will be able to schedule free transportation on RideFACT, a transportation service operated by FACT, anywhere within urban and suburban San Diego County. In addition […]

Fallbrook woman wins Vineyard Ranch cookie contest

TEMECULA – Vineyard Ranch at Temecula had its first cookie contest as 17 contestants baked their favorite cookies to compete for the grand prize of $500. The contest was open to the public, and five local professional judges rated each entry based on taste, appearance, texture, smell and originality. The judges included Robin McCoy, Renee […]

Indy Performance Pro-Tire still performing after 30-plus years

Indy Performance Pro-Tire has been helping Fallbrook residents with their tire and auto repair needs for more than 30 years. “I guess we made somebody happy,” deadpanned owner Gary Shimer of his long and successful business run. When Shimer first opened Indy Performance Pro-Tire in 1986, the Indianapolis native didn’t think he’d be in the […]

Critical lessons that every aspiring entrepreneur needs to learn

Bill Green Special to the Village News American culture loves to celebrate the entrepreneurial breed – those daring men and women willing to take calculated risks to create new enterprises that will grab the nation’s imagination along with its pocketbooks. Those who reach the pinnacle of entrepreneurial excellence – such as Bill Gates or Jeff […]

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