‘So You Want to Own a Horse’ class

BONSALL- Rawhide Ranch in Bonsall will offer  a 3-week class for adults (18+) designed to help prospective horse buyers learn the ins and outs of horse ownership. The three-week Horse Science class is a lecture-only format covering the nature of horses, equipment selection, grooming, as well as the costs and services that are part of owning a […]

Planning Commission approves tentative map, MUP for Las Casitas condos

The County of San Diego’s Planning Commission approved a tentative map and major use permit for the proposed Las Casitas condominium project in Bonsall. The tentative map approved September 30 by the Planning Commission allows for the construction of 12 residential units. A major use permit is required because of the project’s location within the San […]

Free Workshop for horse owners

The San Luis Rey Watershed Council is sponsoring a horse management workshop on Oct. 25, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Sun Ranch in Bonsall. This free workshop is a great opportunity for horse owners, equestrian riders, and horse facility managers to gather information about how to protect the water quality in horse areas and […]

Help plan Fallbrook’s first Community Garden

In neighborhoods throughout North County, and in fact throughout the United States, community gardens have become a place for local residents to grow their own food, meet people, and enjoy the fresh air. In most community gardens, families or residents rent garden plots for a small fee, enough to cover the costs of water and […]

Meyers to speak about organic gardening

FALLBROOK- The Fallbrook Garden Club evening section will hold its next meeting on Wed., Oct. 19. at 7 p.m. at the Fallbrook Public Utility District located at 990 E. Mission Ave.  Adrienne McCrumb of the San Diego Regional Energy Office will discuss how you can participate and apply for free shade trees. The San Diego Regional […]

Polytrack makes US debut

Regal Reproach earned a place in horse racing trivia September 7. The Polytrack surface which made its United States racing debut earned positive feedback from everyone involved. “We have universal praise for the surface from riders, from trainers, our exercise riders,” said Bob Elliston, the president and chief executive officer of Turfway Park in Florence, […]

Trees make a difference

FALLBROOK- Save Our Forest, a branch of the Fallbrook Land Conservancy, made a huge impact in their continuing effort to enhance Fallbrook. The regular Sunday work party enlisted a few from other SOF work parties to plant four new Magnolia trees on the corner of E. Mission and North Vine St. and four replacement trees […]

Supervisors authorize contracts for year-round fire protection to unserved and underserved areas

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors authorized the director of the county’s Department of Purchasing and Contracting to negotiate with the California Department of Forestry and with volunteer fire agencies and other fire departments to provide contracts to improve fire protection and emergency response services. The 4-0 vote September 20, with Supervisor Ron Roberts […]

Volunteers make Fallbrook clean and green

FALLBROOK — Volunteers fanned out across Fallbrook on Saturday, September 24, to pick up unsightly debris left on streets and roads throughout the community as part of the Fourth Annual Community Clean-Up Day sponsored by Keep Fallbrook Clean and Green. Numerous businesses and local organizations provided trucks, tow trucks, various types of equipment and volunteers. […]