Congressman Darrel Issa Phone: (760) 599-5000 Congressman Issa Named Chairman Of House Government Reform Subcommittee On Energy & Resources House Government Reform Committee Chairman Tom Davis (R-VA) recently named Rep. Darrell Issa Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy & Natural Resources. “The talented, hard-working and dedicated Congressman Issa will make a great addition to […]


Supervisor Bill Horn Phone: (619) 531-5555 http://www/ The People Who Make North County Special I’m always encouraged with the remarkable spirit of people who make North County a special place to work and call home. I try to acknowledge as many of these individuals as possible with letters of congratulations and thanks. If you looked […]


Base Closures in San Diego County Not An Option BRAC is back! You can almost hear the collective groan of military-dependant communities around the state. And no more so than in San Diego County, which has the highest concentration of military installations in the nation. Although it has been almost ten years since the last […]


Chairman/Planning for Festival of Arts Members of the Bonsall Woman’s Club and 10 other woman clubs in the area enjoyed a “Fabulous 50’s Fantasy” at the Palomar District Festival of Arts on Saturday, February 13. Art, Crafts, Photography, Literature, Music and Drama were the highlights of the event. Entries submitted by the members of the […]

San Luis Rey Downs Thoroughbred Training Center

Senator Bill Morrow and staff assistant Sandra Fox enjoyed a morning visit with Bonsall Chamber of Commerce President Leigh Ann Howard at San Luis Rey Downs Thoroughbred Training Center on February 4.  Leigh Ann is the general manager of the facility. San Luis Rey Downs is a world class thoroughbred training center located in the […]

Rio Rico Restaurant

Rio Rico opened its doors fourteen years ago this month. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Rio Rico! “Things I Love about my Restaurant” by Cynthia DeCindis, La Patrona de Rio Rico 1. The Boys: Sergio, Fidel, Silvano, Corey and Marlene; O Lucky Me to have had their support all these years. 2. La Cocina: The Heart of Rio […]


Hello, everyone! The February Sundowner, held at Pala Mesa, was well attended and considered a success.  The first raffle of members’ donations was great fun and netted $231 for our Chamber coffers! Our next Sundowner will be held at the La Sala Room in River Village and is our annual business meeting.  Committee reports will […]

Rainbow CPG vacancies filled

The Rainbow Community Planning Group, whose participation had been reduced to two board members in January, now has board members for each of its 15 seats. Although one of those members announced plans to resign, a successor has been identified and Rainbow once again has a full Community Planning Group board. Some vacancies existed prior […]

FPUD now able to store “new” water at Lake Skinner, save money

FALLBROOK — Ten years ago, water planners for the Fallbrook Public Utility District had a vision — a vision they thought would be a no-brainer — a quick slam-dunk. Their vision: FPUD had long had rights to collect local water in the Santa Margarita River but no place to store it. Lake Skinner had the […]

Buckingham joins Village Kitchen Design

Sandra Buckingham recently moved to the Fallbrook area and is working at Village Kitchen Design as a design consultant. Sandra has seven years’ experience in the interior design industry and over 20 years’ experience in customer service. Specializing now in kitchen, bathroom and laundry room remodels, Sandra is able to accommodate just about every customer’s […]