Village News Inc. files for reorganization

Julie Reeder Publisher On Friday, March 17, Village News, Inc. filed for Reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. As publisher, I wanted to make this announcement publicly, in order to avoid rumors and to assure our readers and advertisers that the Village News will be operating as normal. We are not […]

Thank you, Julie Reeder

I appreciated Julie Reeder’s (Publisher/Editor of the The Village News) response last week to the criticism by a reader to the paper’s coverage of political events. We are so fortunate to have Julie and her staff reporting on local happenings each week. The coverage is always objective and comprehensive. It never resorts to conveying “fake […]

Protecting California Wildlife

Protecting California Wildlife

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) My Assembly Bill, AB 1031, will help California’s native wildlife receive care and rehabilitation provided by non-profit organizations throughout the state. My bill allows taxpayers filing their tax returns to voluntarily ‘check off’ a specified amount to support the Native California Wildlife Rehabilitation Fund. On a daily basis, California’s animal rehabilitation organizations […]

AFS seeks host families

AFS (formerly the American Field Service) has been a leader in the field of student exchange for more than 60 years.  This year two AFS exchange students are being hosted in Fallbrook and attending Fallbrook High. We are receiving applications now for students who will be arriving in mid-August for the either fall semester or […]

Congressman’s town hall meet was disappointing

I was excited to attend Congressman Duncan Hunter’s recent Town Hall. I was under the impression that a Town Hall was a chance for my Congressman to hear my concerns and try to understand the point of view of his constituents. Unfortunately, that was not the case. I was disappointed to find that the attitude […]

Protecting seniors from abuse

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) My Assembly Bill 728 will not allow convictions of elder/dependent adult abuse to be eligible for “expungement”. An expungement proceeding is designed to have the records of a prior conviction destroyed, eliminated or sealed. While current law allows expungement of criminal records under certain circumstances, elder abuse should not be […]

Rebuilding our transportation infrastructure

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) Last week I joined my Assembly Republican colleagues to introduce the Traffic Relief and Road Improvement Act (TRRIP). Unlike other proposals, our plan will restore and enhance California’s transportation infrastructure, without raising taxes! Since the 1970s our population has almost doubled, but our highway system has not kept pace. Californians pay […]

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