Have you recently thought: ‘Is bankruptcy right for me?’

Morton J. Grabel, Esq. For many people, declaring bankruptcy is not only a financial decision; but sometimes a personal one. Therefore, no one can really advise you if it’s right for you. However, factors such as the stigma of filing bankruptcy has considerably lessened over the years. Moreover, the Federal Government has deliberately carved out […]

Rainbow and FPUD share of SDCWA vote entitlement to decrease

The weighted vote entitlement at San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) meetings will decrease for the Rainbow Municipal Water District and the Fallbrook Public Utility District. The SDCWA board approved the weighted vote entitlement for 2017 at its Dec. 8, 2016 board meeting. The member vote entitlement is calculated based on the total cumulative financial […]

SANDAG launches phase two of regional transportation study

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) has launched phase two of the San Diego Regional Transportation Study, inviting approximately 200,000 households in San Diego County to participate in a survey of their travel behavior. Postcard invitations began to arrive in mailboxes the second week in January. The information gathered for the study […]

Free tax preparation and filing service offered

Free tax preparation and filing service offered

FALLBROOK – Federal and California tax preparation is again being offered at the Fallbrook Senior Center this year starting Feb. 1. Volunteer AARP/IRS trained tax preparers will be available on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday(s) by appointment only. Call (760) 728-4498 on or after Jan. 23 to schedule an appointment. Participants should plan to bring a […]

Fallbrook Hospital liquidates non-medical assets

FALLBROOK – Centurion Service Group will be hosting a two-day public sale this weekend to liquidate hundreds of non-medical items from the Fallbrook Hospital. The sale will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fallbrook Hospital is located at 624 […]

Double AA Concrete still laying it down in Fallbrook

Double AA Concrete still laying it down in Fallbrook

Art Baeza and his brother, Arthur, have been smoothing things out in Fallbrook for more than 25 years as the men behind Double AA Concrete. Second generation masons, the Baezas have been successful for so long for one simple reason. “We’re 100 percent hands-on,” said Art. “No job too big, no job too small. We’re […]

Edward Jones to host seminar on Social Security

FALLBROOK – Brian Schrock and Faith A. Much, financial advisors with the investment firm Edward Jones, will host “Securing Your Retirement, a special seminar on Social Security” on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their Edward Jones office located at 1434 South Mission Road, Suite B. Lunch will be provided Tim […]

Pala Spa named third best in N. America, first in California

PALA – The Spa at Pala Casino Spa & Resort has been named the third best spa in North America and the number one spa in the State of California and the national casino industry for 2016. The honor was announced Jan. 6 by Spas of America in its annual rating of the Top 100 Spas […]

Fallbrook Chamber events for January

FALLBROOK – the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce is holding the following events: Wednesday, Jan. 18 – Chamber Business Member Expo at Pala Mesa Resort; 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Free for the public to attend Friday, Jan. 27 – Lunch Mob at El Jardin Mexican Restaurant at noon. Separate checks for lunch; bring business cards

California tax season is officially open

SACRAMENTO –The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) recently began accepting 2016 state tax returns for a filing season that extends through April 18, three days beyond the traditional deadline because of a federal holiday. The FTB encourages taxpayers to take advantage of the agency’s online services and take extra steps to protect themselves and their refunds. Free […]