Sparks from vehicles a top cause of local wildfires

Sparks from vehicles a top cause of local wildfires

Yvette Urrea Moe County of San Diego Communications Office In San Diego County, wildfires are our biggest disaster risk, and nearly all of them are human-caused. So what we can do to stop sparking fires? Especially as we head into peak fire season, in our fifth year of drought and with an abundance of dried […]

Stark fire vulnerability in San Diego County

Stark fire vulnerability in San Diego County

Ingrid Lobet inewsource More than half the land in San Diego County – including neighborhoods reaching almost to the ocean and densely settled foothill cities – is at high or very high potential for difficult-to-control fire. The data is gleaned from maps prepared by the U.S. Forest Service. Even for a region steeped in the […]

Ag Boosters to host Fallbrook Country Car show on Oct. 2

FALLBROOK − All are invited to come join the fun at  the inaugural Fallbrook Country Car show on Sunday, Oct. 2. The event will be held at Grand Tradition in Fallbrook and is hosted by the Fallbrook Ag Boosters. In addition to some awesome cars, there will be pumpkins for sale, raffles, food and entertainment. Doors open […]

Gates wins at Firecracker Nationals

Gates wins at Firecracker Nationals

FALLBROOK – Eric Gates and his crew ran at the Firecracker Nationals in Albuquerque over the July 4 weekend and won. They qualified first with a 6.69 207 which he said “was remarkable because the track is a mile high and the corrected elevation was over 8000′ the whole weekend.” They beat Lyle Byrum in […]

Young Volkswagen enthusiast has an ‘AirCooled’ club

Young Volkswagen enthusiast has an ‘AirCooled’ club

Fallbrook native David Taylor has started what appears to be a pretty cool car club. Or, as he would say, an “AirCooled” club. Taylor, 18, founded Fallbrook AirCooled in February, and the club’s most recent gathering on July 1, attracted 34 members who share a common bond – a passion for classic Volkswagens and their […]

Car paying tribute to Navy SEAL Carter finishes 12th of 40

The No. 3 Cheerios Chevrolet, the car that featured the name of 1998 Fallbrook High School graduate and fallen Navy SEAL Mark T. Carter on its windshield, finished 12th of 40 in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 29 in Concord, N.C. Driven by Austin Dillon in NASCAR’s longest race, the Cheerios […]