Jacob delivers State of the County address

County Supervisor Dianne Jacob, who gave the 2017 State of the County address Feb. 1 at the County Operations Center, was elected to her seventh term on the Board of Supervisors last year and chose to make “Seven in ’17” the subject of her State of the County address. Jacob placed an emphasis on roads, […]

Supervisors direct staff to develop marijuana dispensary ban ordinance

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Jan. 25 to direct county staff to return to the supervisors with an ordinance banning marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated San Diego County. Dianne Jacob, Kristin Gaspar, and Bill Horn voted in favor of a complete ban on both medical marijuana dispensaries and recreational dispensaries, including cultivation-only […]

Man convicted in attempted murder case

One of two individuals arrested in 2014 for attempted murder was recently convicted by the court. Jason Samuel Hernandez, a 41-year-old formerly of Fallbrook, was found guilty of attempted murder for an incident that occurred at the Econo Lodge motel on the 1600 block of South Mission Road on the evening of Dec. 22, 2014. […]

BUSD approves contracts for environmental compliance, design work

The Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) approved contracts for environmental compliance and design work for the planned Bonsall High School. Separate 3-1 BUSD board votes Jan. 19, with Sylvia Tucker voting in opposition and Erin English absent, approved a contract with Environmental Science Associates (ESA) for California Environmental Quality Act services and with Baker Nowicki […]

Fallbrook Skatepark updates community on park plans

Fallbrook Skatepark updates community on park plans

Fallbrook Skatepark Inc. (FSI) held a town meeting Feb. 11 to inform the community about the status of the much anticipated skatepark. Approximately 50 individuals gathered at the Fallbrook Library to hear what fundraising and special events FSI will use to gather funds needed for the park. One of the highlights in regards to the skatepark’s […]

‘Name the Winery’ contest winner is…Monserate Winery

FALLBROOK – Jade and Julie Work, the Fallbrook residents who purchased the now defunct Fallbrook Golf Club and are transforming the Gird Valley property into a winery, have selected Monserate Winery as the winning entry in the “Name the Winery” contest. According to contest organizers, nearly 1,400 names were submitted. The Works felt Monserate Winery, […]

REINS to host second annual Spring Hop April 8

FALLBROOK – REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program will host its second annual Spring Hop on Saturday, April 8. The event is for children of all ages and will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at REINS, 4461 South Mission Road. The Easter Bunny will be onsite for photos beginning at 11:30 a.m. Children will […]

‘American Pickers’ to film in California

NEW YORK – Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to California, where they plan to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers” throughout the region this spring. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on the History channel. The hit show follows […]

Democrats’ Valentine to California Drivers: New Taxes

Democrats’ Valentine to California Drivers: New Taxes

Submitted by Republican Senator Mike Morrell’s 23 District office SACRAMENTO – Today, Democrats on the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee wished California taxpayers a “Happy Valentine’s Day” by voting to advance Senate Bill 1 (Beall, D-San Jose), which would significantly increase gas taxes and vehicle registration fees in California. Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) opposed […]

‘Name the Winery’ contest winner is…Monserate Winery

FALLBROOK – Jade and Julie Work, the Fallbrook residents who purchased the now defunct Fallbrook Golf Club and are transforming the Gird Valley property into a winery, have selected Monserate Winery as the winning entry in the “Name the Winery” contest. According to contest organizers, nearly 1,400 names were submitted. The Works felt Monserate Winery, […]