Fire safe projects move forward

On the third anniversary of the 2002 Gavilan Fire, a press conference was held at the site of one of the burned homes to kick off the Fallbrook Fire Safe Council’s “Thermometer” fundraising drive. The funds will be applied toward their joint “Vegetation Management” and “Vegetation Fire Buffer” projects. The goal of the fire buffer […]

Dinner raises $2,500 for tsunami victims

Local residents and members of the business community attended a fundraiser January 31 that was organized and sponsored by Sirina Waddell of Hometown Appliance. All proceeds went to benefit the victims of the tsunami disaster.

Fairbrook Farm adds second George Morris clinic

Fairbrook Farm has hosted an annual George Morris jumping clinic for 12 years, but in December the Fallbrook facility hosted two George Morris clinics. Morris, the co-coach of the United States Olympic equestrian team, conducted a two-day clinic December 14-15 and a three-day clinic December 17-19. Fairbrook Farm had previously hosted three-day clinics but had […]

United Methodist Women’s Day

FALLBROOK — Recently, the United Methodist Women of Fallbrook United Methodist Church presented an outstanding skit about the founding of the organization in 1869. The characters were dressed in apparel of the day. The ladies told of the plight of women and girls in India. These Boston ladies discussed the need for education and assistance […]

Tour of ecological reserve offered

The Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve (SMER), located between Temecula and Fallbrook, has space available on a docent-led educational tour on Saturday, February 12. This tour begins at the north gate of SMER (reached from Rancho California Road in Temecula) and descends into Temecula Gorge. This 1.7-mile roundtrip hike, with 440 feet of elevation gain and […]

PUBLIC NOTICE OF ORDINANCE ADOPTION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of the North County Fire Protection District, at a regular meeting on January 25, adopted: ORDINANCE 2005-01: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE NORTH COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT ADOPTING THE INTERNATIONAL URBAN-WILDLAND INTERFAE CODE, 2003 EDITION, IWHT CERTAIN AMENDMENTS, ADDITIONS, AND DELECTIONS. This […]

Calling all angels! Become a

TIP training academy in North County Trauma Intervention Programs (TIP) of San Diego County, Inc., is a non-profit organization that partners with police and fire emergency personnel and assists on the scene after a tragedy has occurred. TIP is seeking committed volunteers for its crisis intervention program. Volunteers will be trained to help fellow citizens […]

County calls for changes to state sexually violent predator release program

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors urged state changes in the state sexually violent predator conditional release program. The 5-0 vote February 1 directs the county’s Chief Administrative Officer to work with the county’s state legislators to amend the state’s release program and community notification guidelines. The motion also directs the CAO to monitor […]

Arico honored with Big Heart Award

Along with celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, on February 3, the Bonsall Woman’s Club presented their annual Big Heart Award to member Sandy Arico. The Big Heart Award was created to recognize a member who, over the years, has shown a big heart and has supported members with acts of kindness and thoughtfulness. Arico […]

PUBLIC NOTICE; NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of the Fallbrook Public Utility District invites and will receive proposals up to the hour of 4:00 p.m., February 28, at the District Office, 990 East Mission Road (PO Box 2290, Fallbrook, CA 92088), at which time proposals will be publicly opened and read for the […]