The People’s Right to Recall

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) The two-thirds super-majority held by Democrats in Sacramento has allowed them to pass the largest gasoline tax increase in state history, which has proven to be extremely unpopular. Recent polls suggest that 58 percent of registered voters disapprove. Efforts are now underway to eliminate the Democrat two-thirds super-majority by recalling […]

Labels divide and incite

The language in our public life is dark and ultimately dangerous.  Rather than debate or debunk an argument on its factual merits, the routine more often than not reverts to ad hominem remarks, defamation and reliance for suasion on labels. Labeling is not a counter argument on merits. And labeling only aids in polarization. Polarization fogs up […]

GEAR UP, an education success story

GEAR UP, an education success story

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) As the mother of a high school student, education has always been one of my top concerns. That’s why I’m so encouraged by “GEAR UP” – Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, a program that has helped almost one million low-income students in 48 states, the District of […]

A thank you to Fire Chief Stephen Abbott

Chief Abbot, I’d like to express my deepest gratitude for the kindness, professionalism and medical skill of paramedic Montana and his entire EMT team from Station Four. They promptly came to our house on Friday evening, June 2, to transport me to the hospital for severe dehydration. My husband and I were, of course, distraught, and […]

Local merchants can save us money

Today, I was reminded once again what a Fallbrook jewel Joe’s Hardware is! So many times, the expert folks there have found us just the right part or product for our needs; and given us the best advice. This time, my pump sprayer broke, and if I’d gone to a big box store, I would’ve […]

Re: Independent investigation needed into collusion with Russia [Village News letter, 5/18/17]

Despite opinions to the contrary, the fact of Russian hacking of Democratic National Committee computers during the 2016 Presidential campaign was validated by DHS and DNI, as follows: A joint statement from the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence states: “The US Intelligence Community (USIC) is confident that the Russian Government […]

Healthcare is costly, never free

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) $400 billion dollars is the projected cost of a new government run healthcare plan proposed in Sacramento. That is twice the state’s budget! Costing around $22,000 for every employed person in California – that’s a massive new tax to pay for “free” healthcare for all! Senate Bill 562, by Senator […]

AAUW thanks community

Once again, we’d like to thank the Village News for the fine coverage given to the Fallbrook branch of the American Association of University Women for our annual Country Garden Tour of Fallbrook. Each year, the funds raised go to scholarships for graduating young women of Fallbrook High School and also to send junior high students […]