Herb Festival April 16-17

Diane’s Herbs, 3642 S. Mission Rd, Fallbrook, will host an Herb Festival April 16-17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival will feature many varieties of herbs and flowers, tomatoes and peppers, garden decorations and more. Families are invited to bring sack lunches and spend the day on the herb farm. No pets, please. […]

Volunteers needed for local effort

I Love a Clean San Diego (ILACSD) is sponsoring the third annual Creek to Bay Cleanup on Saturday, April 9. Mark your calendars now! Kick off Earth Month at our third annual Creek to Bay Cleanup! ILACSD will have about 25 cleanup sites throughout the county at beaches, bays, lagoons, lakes, rivers, creeks and canyons. […]

Butler-VanDuzer engagement announced

Steven Butler of Fallbrook and Leah VanDuzer of Sugar Land, TX, have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Reverend Tom VanDuzer and Mary VanDuzer of Indio, CA. She is a 2001 graduate of John Foster Dulles High School of Sugar Land, TX, and will graduate from Concordia Lutheran College (Irvine, CA) […]

Supervisors approve revenue agreement with Gregory Canyon

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a revenue agreement with Gregory Canyon, Ltd., to monitor and enforce the conditions and requirements of its solid waste facility permit. The 5-0 vote March 23 authorizes the director of the county’s Department of Environmental Health to enter into a revenue agreement with Gregory Canyon, Ltd., to […]

FUHS students sweep VICA Regionals

Eighteen Fallbrook Union High School Skills USA students won awards on Saturday, February 5, at the annual VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) Regional Competition at Bloomington High School in Riverside County. The award winners qualified for the state competition, which will be held at the Riverside Convention Center April 14 through 17. At the […]

Supervisors seek funding for five Fallbrook projects

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a list of eleven projects for which non-motorized transportation funding grants will be sought, and five of those projects are in Fallbrook. The 5-0 vote March 23 approves the submission of grants for Brandon Road sidewalks, Mission Road sidewalks, Stage Coach Lane sidewalks, pedestrian ramps at Mission […]

U.S. House allots $5 million for 76 in new bill

The US House of Representatives approved a multi-year transportation bill March 10 and included $5 million to help fund the widening of State Route 76. The multi-year Transportation Equity Act of the 21st Century (TEA-21) is scheduled to expire in May 2005, and the new multi-year transportation bill is making its way through the Federal […]

Donation enables kids to visit moms in prison

Although their mothers are the ones incarcerated for committing the crimes, children also pay the price by ‘serving time’ without their biological parents. On Friday of Mother’s Day weekend, some of these children, including some who reside in the Fallbrook/Bonsall area, will ‘Get on the Bus’ to be reunited with their mothers for the only […]

Tax filing simplified for seniors

California’s simplest state income tax form is available for more taxpayers this year, including senior citizens, according to the Franchise Tax Board (FTB). Certain taxpayers, including seniors who can claim the Senior Exemption Credit, can now use the 540 2EZ and report dividends, pension income and taxable interest as income sources. “We’re easing the tax-filing […]

County to issue RFPs for water quality protection programs

The County of San Diego will issue requests for proposals for three separate projects to meet runoff-related water quality requirements. The Board of Supervisors vote March 2 authorizes the request for proposals and three subsequent contracts. The director of the county’s Department of Purchasing and Contracting was also authorized to amend the contracts as needed to […]