Public invited to special PC Users Group presentation

On Thursday, June 9, at 6:30 p.m. the Fallbrook PC Users Group (FPCUG), a computer club, will have a special presentation to be given by America’s foremost computer magazine, Smart Computing. The speaker will be Luke Vavricek, user group representative for Smart Computing. Everyone can expect to receive a goodie bag complete with Smart Computing, […]

Senior Resource BBQ

Regency Fallbrook Retirement and Assisted Living Community, in conjunction with Silverado Memory Care Experts, is hosting the First Annual Senior Resource BBQ on Wednesday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Regency Fallbrook, 609 E. Elder (across the street from Fallbrook Hospital). Come enjoy a complimentary lunch and free drawings, tour Regency and […]

Laughing for Dollars 2005

“Laughing for Dollars” charity fundraiser is set for Saturday, June 18, at 7:00 p.m. at the Cask ’n Cleaver. Marguerite Lorenz of Lorenz Fiduciary Services said, “As we did with great success last year, professional comedians are imported from the national comedy circuit, sponsors provide prizes for audience members and everyone has a great time.” […]

Leon-Gifford engaged

Kristin Leon and Eddy Gifford have announced their engagement. The couple became engaged on June 6. The future bride is the daughter of Adrian and Nelda Leon of Fallbrook, CA. She is a 2001 graduate of Fallbrook High School and graduated this May from California State University, Fresno with a degree in finance. She was […]

Kodadek retires, triggers change of command

A change of command will take place at the Fallbrook Substation of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department effective June 10 due to the retirement of Lt. Clyde Kodadek on June 9. Assuming leadership of the 138-square-mile Fallbrook command area, powered by an annual budget of $4.5 million that provides for 42 employees (sworn and […]

Civilians fear job losses on Base

On May 13, 118 civilians employed at the Naval Weapons Station located off Ammunition Road learned their lives in Fallbrook were in jeopardy of change. That was the day Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld announced his military base closure and realignment recommendations to the nation. Once most North County residents learned of the minimal impact […]

Glick target of RMWD recall

It appears that Director Bob Glick of the Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) will risk the chance of being recalled through a special election. The Citizens Committee to Reform Rainbow Water (CCRRW) said they have collected “over 650 signatures, many more [than] the 462 required for an election.” According to Bud Swanson, spokesman of the […]

Choate lines up successor for helm of FUESD

Traveling from school to school, classroom to classroom, Fallbrook Union Elementary School District (FUESD) Superintendent Mike Choate introduced — or reintroduced — the district to Dr. Janice Schultz. It is likely Schultz will step into Choate’s position when he retires in September of 2006, assuming all goes well. In the meantime, Schultz will be filling […]

Peacemakers shot during racial argument

The age-old tactic of citizens stepping in between factions to keep peace in their own neighborhood may not be advisable during this time of elevated racial tension in Fallbrook. A 20-year-old Caucasian male Marine and a 23-year-old Hispanic woman, attempting to promote peace in their neighborhood, suffered gunshot wounds in the early morning hours of […]