‘State of Budget’ address outlines plans, risks

The May 10 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote to set a budget hearing for June 6 included the official action of receiving the Chief Administrative Officer’s proposed operational plan for fiscal years 2005-06 and 2006-07. The action was also an occasion for CAO Walt Ekard to make his “State of the Budget” address. “We […]

Rumors affect attendance at Fallbrook High

With racial tension high and rumors of impending violence running rampant, student attendance at Fallbrook High School dropped over 13 percent on Tuesday, early estimates show. With a student population of roughly 3,000 this translates into a one-day loss of well over $12,000 in ADA funds for the district, not to mention the effect the […]

FFA members win horticulture awards

Four Fallbrook Union High School students and FFA members recently won agriculture awards in various competitions, according to their advisor George Kreutz. Mr. Kreutz exclaimed, “It’s fantastic! I appreciate the effort the kids put into it — most people don’t realize how many hours they put into these contests.” Emily Sherman, Cassandra Ponce and Brittany […]

‘A Real Hot’ Fashion Show

FALLBROOK — ‘A Real Hot’ Fashion Show to benefit Fallbrook Fire Safe Council will be held May 21 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hilltop Center, featuring Donna’s Unique Boutique. Models will include Miss Fallbrook and some of her court and the Honorary Mayor of Fallbrook. From 1-1:30 p.m. people will have a chance […]

Board conference addresses business partnerships for traffic solutions

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors hosted a board conference April 27 to discuss business partnerships for traffic solutions. The scheduled speakers included representatives from the San Diego Association of Governments, the California Department of Transportation, the San Diego County Department of Public Works.Additionally, Jack Templeton of Templeton Associates introduced the Commuter Activated Ride […]

CWA approves Prop. 50 grant application for artificial turf funds

If the San Diego County Water Authority is successful in obtaining a Proposition 50 grant, five local sports fields or playgrounds will each receive $30,000 to help cover the cost of artificial turf for those fields. The CWA approved the application of the $150,000 Prop. 50 grant during the April 28 CWA board meeting. The […]

Horn allocates $25K to FHS project

FALLBROOK — Fallbrook High School’s Athletic Facilities Improvement campaign to make much-needed improvements to aging athletic facilities has received a major boost from County Supervisor Bill Horn. The Supervisor has allocated $25,000 from his discretionary Community Projects Fund to the facilities campaign. “I fully support the effort to upgrade Fallbrook High School’s athletic facilities,” Horn […]

‘A Real Hot’ Fashion Show

The Fallbrook Fire Safe Council, a nonprofit charitable organization, will present ‘A Real Hot’ Fashion Show on Saturday, May 21, from 1 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hilltop Center, 331 E. Elder. Featured will be Donna’s Unique Boutique. Raffle items, gift baskets and fashion sales after the show. Help raise funds for fire safe needs! […]

Senior Presentation of National Charity League

FALLBROOK — The San Luis Rey chapter of the National Charity League will host their annual Awards Dinner and Senior Presentation on Tuesday, May 17, at the Grand Tradition in Fallbrook. National Charity League is a mother-daughter philanthropic organization that donates services and goods to North County philanthropies. The Senior Ticktockers will be honored for […]