New legislation aimed to provide more career opportunities

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymembers Marie Waldron (R-Escondido) and Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) recently announced legislation to provide more career opportunities to students and underprivileged Californians as part of the bipartisan “Better Jobs for a Better California” package. Assembly Bill 316 will fund innovative technical career training and employment programs, support organizations to help disadvantaged Californians break through […]

FTB warns of tax season scams

SACRAMENTO – The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) has issued a warning to businesses and individuals that identity theft and refund fraud schemes are off to a rampant start this filing season. Employers in particular are a target for scammers disguising themselves as human relations officers in order to steal employee data. When criminals are able to successfully […]

NCFPD to replace Holdridge with three new part-time employees

Gregg Holdridge, who had been the fire prevention officer for the North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD), retired at the end of December after 29 years with the district. Holdridge’s departure provided the district with some funding which otherwise would have been spent on his salary and benefits, and on Jan. 24 the NCFPD board […]

Club Paradise Fitness – keeping Fallbrook fit since 1993

Club Paradise Fitness – keeping Fallbrook fit since 1993

Club Paradise Fitness has been part of the Fallbrook community since 1993 and owner Brian Hanson, who purchased the gym in 2000, couldn’t be prouder of that fact. “We have been keeping Fallbrook fit for more than 23 years,” said Hanson of the family-friendly gym located at 1371 South Mission Road. “We try to make […]

Refinancing your debt could be a good idea

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News Have you ever considered how lenders compare applicants? Typically, the lowest rate goes to those who have the highest likelihood of repaying the loan on time. A lot of data goes into determining that probability, including the person’s credit, income and outstanding debt. As these factors improve, your […]

Silvergate honored as a top community in the nation

FALLBROOK – Silvergate is proud to announce it has been selected as one of the 2017 Best of Assisted Living Award Winners on, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America.’s Best of 2017 Award Winners represent the best of the best in senior living providers based […]

Rainbow MWD to utilize excellence coins for staff

Rainbow MWD to utilize excellence coins for staff

The Rainbow Municipal Water District will be providing its employees with recognition coins if those employees meet specified district objectives. A presentation rather than a vote Dec. 6 explained the program to the Rainbow board as well as to members of the audience for that meeting. “We’re trying to take what we did with the strategic plan […]

Jersey Mike’s Subs gives back to the community

FALLBROOK – Since opening their doors in August 2015, Jersey Mike’s Subs has been dedicated to giving back to the Fallbrook community. In just a year and a half, they’ve raised over $6,000 for Fallbrook organizations which included the REINS program, the Boys & Girls Club, the Fallbrook Skate Park, the Fallbrook Firefighter Explorer Program, […]

Take control of your electronic entertainment budget

Nathaniel Sillin Special to The Village News It seems like every few weeks there’s a new “must-watch” movie or show. Competition between traditional and new production companies is driving the wave of high-quality content. I can’t complain, but it’s also hard to keep up. I have an ever-growing list of binge-able things to watch, read […]

Bonsall’s Dorman honored with lifetime achievement award from PGA

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Bonsall resident Larry Dorman, a former New York Times sportswriter and golf industry executive, has been named the recipient of the 2017 PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism. Dorman will be honored April 5 at the ISPS HANDA 45th Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA) Annual Awards Dinner at Savannah […]