Javier Escobedo speaks to Kiwanis

FALLBROOK — Fallbrook’s Kiwanis Club heard a most interesting story from Javier Escobedo recently. Mr. Escobedo is a teacher at Potter Junior High School. His father came from Mexico in the 1950s and had very little education but wanted his children to be educated. Javier went to California State University, San Marcos and graduated in […]

Attorneys associate in estate planning practice

BONSALL — Longtime Fallbrook resident and attorney Carl Morrison, whose office is located in Bonsall’s River Village, has entered into an association with Andrea Aston, attorney at law, who recently moved to Pauma Valley from the Bay Area. Their primary area of practice is estate planning, conservatorships, trust administration, probate and elder law. Other practice […]

Laura Neiman, John Harris honored

At a recent celebration at the Cask ‘n Cleaver Steakhouse, John Harris and Laura Neiman were crowned Honorary King and Queen because of their efforts as the spouses of Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce President Stan Neiman and Honorary Mayor Ruthie Harris. Eric and Eryn Arnold were the driving force behind the event in recognizing these […]

Issa introduces new bill to benefit FPUD

FALLBROOK — The Fallbrook Public Utility District is continuing to jump legal hurdles in an effort to gain access to cheaper, more reliable local water in the Santa Margarita River. The FPUD board recently voted to support a bill, HR 125, introduced by US Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Temecula), that would allow the federal government to […]

Kiwanis welcomes Padres

The Poway Kiwanis Club recently held a Padres Spring Kickoff at Doubletree Golf Resort. The Fallbrook Kiwanis Club was in attendance. Tim Flannery and John Weisbarth from San Diego Channel 4 were moderators. Padres Coach Rob Picciolo, first baseman Phil Nevin, outfielder Brian Giles and outfielder Dave Roberts made several clever remarks. Questions were taken […]

UBS Foundation supports Boys & Girls Clubs

FALLBROOK — UBS Financial Foundation has made a $10,500 contribution to the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County’s “Step up to the Plate” campaign. This contribution brings the club’s campaign total for the fiscal year to $134,000. Bob Tavano, chairman for the campaign, stated, “We are very fortunate that the communities of Fallbrook, Bonsall, […]

Antique Restoration: giving life to lifeless antiques

Randy Brower knows that the cost of an antique is not that much more than a new item, but the real value lies in its longevity. “Antiques will appreciate in value over the years, while the new particle board items will end up in a garage sale for five dollars,” he said. Antique Restoration, Randy’s […]

Oakwood Remodeling & Construction named NARI 2005 Contractor of the Year

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named Oakwood Remodeling & Construction, Inc. of Escondido 2005 Regional Contractor of the Year (CotY) in the Commercial Interior category of its annual awards competition. Norman Kramer of Fallbrook, president, also holds the position of president of the local San Diego Chapter of NARI. Oakwood Remodeling & […]

County to securitize VLF repayment promise

The County of San Diego will securitize the promised repayments by the State of California for revenue taken from the Vehicle License Fee. The 5-0 Board of Supervisors vote February 9 authorizes the sale of the county’s VLF receivable to the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) for a minimum sale price of $56.6 million, […]

Fallbrook Sundowner features business expo

George Archibald shows the attractive Fallbrook Avocado Festival t-shirt. Pamela Wolk (right) participated in the Fallbrook Chamber business expo on February 16 on behalf of the Bejoca Co. A picture of Bejoca Co. owner Charley Wolk provides the backdrop for the display. “Hooping it up” at the Sundowner business expo is Heidi Johnson from Slender […]