Rainwater: Catch it, San Diego!

Rainwater: Catch it, San Diego!

SAN DIEGO – The County of San Diego Watershed Protection Program is encouraging residents to save water by teaming up with Solana Center for Environmental Innovation to offer discounted rain barrels. Recently, the San Diego region has received some much-needed rain.  However, a few weeks of rain doesn’t make up for four years of historic […]

Rain ahead, free sand bags available

Rain ahead, free sand bags available

Gig Conaughton County of San Diego Communications Office Rains, possibly heavy at times, are heading back to San Diego County in the coming days, according to weather officials. Which means that if you haven’t done it already, it’s a good time to stock up on free sand and bags to protect your home and property. […]

Potter students find stiff competition in Spelling Bee

Potter students find stiff competition in Spelling Bee

Potter Junior High School held its annual spelling bee on Jan. 31. Forty-five students showed up to compete. The competitors were such good spellers this year that the final three students battled it out from round 13 through round 24 before there was a winner. Those three finalists were Connor Williamson, first place; Lianna Arnold, […]

Fallbrook Regional Health District celebrates with first Wellness Walk

Fallbrook Regional Health District celebrates with first Wellness Walk

FALLBROOK – On Feb. 1, the Fallbrook Healthcare District celebrated its new name, Fallbrook Regional Health District, with its first Wellness Walk. The celebration took place at 10 a.m. at the Fallbrook Community Center with representatives from Senator Joel Anderson’s office and Assemblywoman Marie Waldron’s office presenting Certificates of Recognition to Gordon Tinker, board president. […]

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 […]

Juarez shows she can wrestle with the boys

Juarez shows she can wrestle with the boys

When freshman Karina Juarez told some friends that she was going to tryout for the wrestling team at Fallbrook High School, they only fueled her fire with their response. “They said, ‘why would you do that, you’re a girl,’” recalled Juarez, who promptly responded with, “Because I’m a girl, and I can do everything anyone […]

Bonsall High drops 56-42 decision to Bayfront Charter

Bonsall High drops 56-42 decision to Bayfront Charter

Taylor Dominik Writer/Intern On Jan. 26, Bonsall High School’s boys’ basketball team played Bayfront Charter High School. The game was spirited, but ultimately, the Legionnaires lost 56-42. When asked about the game, sophomore Legionnaire Gunnar Streich said, “Our team played hard and with a lot of heart. We may have lost, but it happens and […]

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, […]

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