FPUD issues Request for Proposal for its Santa Margarita River property

Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent The Fallbrook Public Utility District has issued a Request for Proposal for interested parties to acquire FPUD’s Santa Margarita River property. A 4-1 FPUD board vote Sept. 25, with Milt Davies opposed, approved the issuance of an RFP for a transaction agreement which would include preservation of access to the […]

FUESD pays Allyn judgment in full

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer The Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, on Oct. 6, paid former employee Elaine Allyn the amount a jury awarded her in February 2015, a little shy of $1.2 million plus interest and costs. The payment in full was made after the California Supreme Court denied the school district’s petition for review […]

Reche School House open house proves popular

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Historical Society held an open house of the 121-year-old Reche School House and more than 250 visitors toured the newly-renovated, one-room school Sept. 30. People from throughout San Diego County viewed several multi-media and fixed displays inside the school; enjoyed talking to Ila Calloway-Driver, who shared memories of being a student […]

Phantom wins championship air races; Aberle announces retirement

Phantom wins championship air races; Aberle announces retirement

Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent Tom Aberle owns Aberle Custom Aircraft and Fallbrook Air Service at Fallbrook Community Airpark. Until a negotiated sale is finalized, he also co-owns a racing biplane with Andrew Buehler, and during this year’s National Championship Air Races in Reno, Buehler piloted the biplane called “Phantom” to its 10th Gold Cup […]

St. Vincent de Paul supports local programs for seniors

FALLBROOK – St. Vincent de Paul, a local nonprofit organization, recently presented donations to two other nonprofits in Fallbrook. Proceeds from the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store were donated to the Foundation for Senior Care, which provides programs and resources that enable seniors to lead a more active and meaningful life, and to the Fallbrook […]

Heart to Heart hosts baby shower aboard Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON – On Sept. 17, Heart to Heart, along with members of the congregation of Marine Memorial Chapel-Camp Pendleton, sponsored a baby shower for two pregnant military women, LCpl Sophia Martinez and military spouse Karley Ward. This is the first child for both ladies, and both are expecting baby girls. The event was held […]

Reward offered for recovery of stolen Tourmaline pieces

Reward offered for recovery of stolen Tourmaline pieces

The Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society (FGMS) announced that it is offering a “generous reward” for information leading to the recovery of all, or some, of the stolen pieces that thieves absconded with after breaking into the society’s museum at approximately 4 a.m. Sept. 10. The burglars broke through a chain-locked wrought iron gate, double […]