Gemologist to share wonders of amber and salt

Gemologist to share wonders of amber and salt

FALLBROOK – On Thursday, Feb. 16 the Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society (FGMS) will present Denise Nelson as its guest speaker. A Gemological Institute of America graduate, Nelson is a gemologist and appraiser who has traveled the world investigating sources, history, people and cultures involved in the gem, mineral and jewelry trade. Nelson will speak on, […]

Celebrating the 1,000th issue of the Village News

Celebrating the 1,000th issue of the Village News

The Feb. 9, 2017, edition of the Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News is the publication’s 1,000th issue. “We’re so thankful and excited to celebrate 1,000 issues, which have included tens of thousands of local photos, names, stories, advertisements, etc.,” said Village News publisher Julie Reeder, who founded the paper in December 1997. “It’s so great to work in […]

Ag Water Summit participants say California drought not over

Ag Water Summit participants say California drought not over

“One rainy month will not make up for a six-year drought,” pointed out Larry Dick, Metropolitan Water District (MWD) chairman of the Agriculture and Industry Relations Committee, at the first ever Agricultural Water Summit Feb. 3, sponsored by the Rancho California Water District (RCWD). Dick was the guest speaker at the water summit held at […]

FPUD authorizes State Revolving Fund loan application for Conjunctive Use Project

The Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) has applied for a State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan to construct the Santa Margarita Conjunctive Use Project. The official FPUD board action January 23 approved a resolution to the State Water Resources Control Board authorizing FPUD general manager Brian Brady to sign a financing agreement and amendments for the […]

Power outage hits Fallbrook; estimated restoration time 2:30 p.m.

SDG&E reported an unplanned power outage in Fallbrook starting at 11:38 a.m. affecting 1,030 customers. Estimated restoration time is 2:30 p.m. today. The report said, “We have determined that a combination of factors has caused a problem in the electric system.” A resident reported the outage is affecting the area around North Main Avenue.

Volunteers needed to drive seniors to medical appointments

Foundation for Senior Care seeks volunteers for its Expanded Rides Program FALLBROOK –The Foundation for Senior Care is seeking volunteers for its Expanded Rides Program which provides rides to seniors and disabled adults to medical appointments outside the Foundation’s Care Van service area of Fallbrook in the volunteers’ own vehicles. The Expanded Rides Program was […]

Bonsall Woman’s Club welcomes new members

BONSALL – The Bonsall Woman’s Club (BWC) held a new members’ luncheon on Jan. 12 at the home of Membership Chair and Second Vice President Arlene Rutherford. After a delightful lunch, the new members heard presentations on a variety of undertakings in which the club participates. First up was BWC President Diane Trappen who began with a history […]

Toastmasters’ fundraiser offers Valentine gifts

Toastmasters’ fundraiser offers Valentine gifts

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Village Toastmasters invites everyone to their “Hearts and Flowers” fundraising event, Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the “Barn” at the Fallbrook Historical Society, located at 260 Rocky Crest Rd. The event will include opportunity drawings, silent auction and vendor booths offering jewelry, clothing, candles, and kitchen items. […]