Non-profit Saved in America rescues runaways from sex trafficking

“If you’re a runaway girl, you’re in extreme danger right away. Instantly.” Those are the words of Joseph Travers, founder of Saved in America, a non-profit launched in Oceanside that rescues children from the brutal and ugly world of sex trafficking. “The key (to rescuing potential victims) is the first 48 hours,” said Travers, citing […]

AAUW invites interested new members to an Open House

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) invites potential new members to its annual Open House Aug. 19, at 10 a.m. at the historic 1890’s vintage Palomares House and art garden, located at 1815 S. Stagecoach Lane. This is an occasion to stroll the gardens and view the six […]

Body-worn cameras get green light from Board of Supervisors

SAN DIEGO – On July 18, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved more than $1 million to equip Sheriff’s Deputies with body-worn cameras. The Sheriff’s Department will officially roll out its body-worn camera program next month at the Alpine Sheriff’s Station and Ramona Sheriff’s Substation. From there, deputies countywide will receive the […]

County to develop policy for naming bridges

San Diego County will be developing a policy for naming bridges in the unincorporated areas. A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote June 20 directed the county’s chief administrative officer to amend existing county policies to provide a definition of a proposed process and to develop proposed criteria for the board of supervisors […]

Murrieta Temecula Republican Assembly presents lecture by Pat Roy

FALLBROOK – Nearly two-thirds of students will reject their faith by the time they’ve finished college, the result of a constant bombardment of secular lessons. A new nonprofit project, “Debunking Evolution,” aims to combat that by teaching students the scientific case against evolution. The project’s creators state they are “committed to providing Christian families with […]

Home On Hawthorne campaign making progress

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Pregnancy Resource Center (FPRC) will host an Information Open House and Tour on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. at 125 E Hawthorne Street to update the community on the progress of their “Home on Hawthorne” campaign. In December 2015, FPRC purchased a building at 121-129 E. Hawthorne that, when […]

Ledesma raises supreme grand champion lamb

Ledesma raises supreme grand champion lamb

In his first year as a Fallbrook 4-H member, Oscar Ledesma raised the lamb which earned supreme grand champion honors at the San Diego County Fair’s livestock market show. “Pretty exciting for showing my first time at Del Mar,” Ledesma said. Ledesma was a Potter Junior High School seventh-grader during the 2016-17 school year. The […]

Appeals court affirms Allyn verdict

Five years after the initial filing of Elaine Allyn vs. Fallbrook Union Elementary School District in May 2012, the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One, State Of California has denied motions from both sides of the case. On July 11, the appeals court filed its decision which denied the district’s appeal of the […]

FPUD ends all dealings with Western Rivers Conservancy

The Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) board, which June 26 rejected a motion to extend an escrow agreement with Western Rivers Conservancy (WRC) for the purchase of 1,384 acres of land along the Santa Margarita River, held a special board meeting July 14 and voted to end all dealings with WRC. The FPUD board, in […]