County fair judges give first-place ribbons to Moccasin, Legionnaire

The San Diego County Fair’s Student Showcase includes high school yearbooks. Fallbrook High School’s yearbook, the Moccasin, received a first-place ribbon for the first time in three years. Bonsall High School was given first-place honors for the Legionnaire while the individual Bonsall students who entered the 2-D Animation and Motion Graphics competitions all received first-place […]

Carbon monoxide detectors help girl scouts earn Silver Award

Carbon monoxide detectors help girl scouts earn Silver Award

FALLBROOK – Members of Girl Scout Troop 4042 – Carley, Emalee, Grace, Jenna and Veronica – were honored June 17 in a council wide ceremony at Copley Symphony Hall in San Diego, where they received their Silver Award, the second highest award in the Girl Scouts of the USA. The Silver Award is an honor […]

Night in the life of an astronomer

Night in the life of an astronomer

Stephanie Lai Special to the Village News To many, the small structure on the Palomar Mountains is no more than a white speck, but overlooking the valley is actually a 200-inch telescope held at the Palomar Observatory. Temecula Valley Astronomers President Mark Baker spends his weekend mornings guiding tours at the observatory, giving insight on […]

Youth conduct neighborhood safety perception survey

Youth conduct neighborhood safety perception survey

North County – More than a dozen students from the Fallbrook Youth Advocacy Coalition have been knocking on doors in Fallbrook and De Luz apartment communities to find out what residents think about safety, crime and related issues in their neighborhoods. The youth, ages 12 to 16, are reaching out to the community, collecting resident […]

Lasley siblings win at fair

FALLBROOK – Viviana Lasley, 12, and her brother Diego Lasley, 13, each won “Best of Show” ribbons for their contributions to the Creative Youth Exhibit at the San Diego County Fair. Viviana’s award was for her construction of a spring-motion hobby horse named “Califairnia Chrome,” which was a replica of famed racehorse California Chrome. Diego […]

FUESD announces policy for free and reduced-priced meals for kids

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Union Elementary School District (FUESD) is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program. Each school and the district’s central office have a copy of the policy, which may be viewed by any interested party on request. Meal […]

AAUW mentor/mentees celebrate abiding friendships

AAUW mentor/mentees celebrate abiding friendships

FALLBROOK – On June 17, 2017, AAUW held a celebration to recognize both its mentees and mentors in the home of AAUW mentor Kathy Bierbrauer. For many years, the organization has matched young girls in the community with various AAUW members as part of its mission to promote education and equity for women. The mentors […]

Logan Christopher Wilson Receives Degree from Washington and Lee University

LEXINGTON Va. – Logan Christopher Wilson of Bonsall, California (92003) received a BS degree cum laude from Washington and Lee University on May 25. Commencement ceremonies for 443 Washington and Lee seniors were held on the University’s historic Front Lawn. Wilson majored in mathematics and physics-engineering. Washington and Lee University provides a liberal arts education […]