The Legislature should join the 21st century

The Legislature should join the 21st century

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) Processes in the State Capitol are way out of date. During the 7-8 months I spend in Sacramento annually, I use much of my time working and voting on legislation, and meeting with advocacy groups and constituents to discuss legislation. Even so, keeping up with constituent and district concerns isn’t easy […]

Summer camp at CAST is a blast

To whomever it is that is currently reading this, I formally wish upon thou a most pleasant day. I am Smee, first mate of the Jolly Roger, the most swashbuckling of pirate ships, and lieutenant to one Captain James Hook. I am also a 13-year-old boy from London, England, who spent his summer in Fallbrook […]

Re: Gem and mineral museum is worth seeing [Village News letter, 8/10/17]

Thank you, Dennis Meredith, for letting everyone know about our wonderful free museum. In 2016, we had over 2,500 visitors from 30 states and 11 foreign countries. Our reputation for minerals from San Diego County is respected world-wide, and our fluorescent mineral room is a thrill for everyone. We are all volunteers and thoroughly enjoy […]

Thank you Questers!

As many of you know, Bonsall Education Foundation (BEF) acts as steward of the Bonsall Schoolhouse. The Fallbrook chapter of California Questers offered to help us with an interior improvement as part of its restoration – new curtains and sash rods! We gratefully accepted their offer. During the premier historic period of the building from […]

The positions political women hold in today’s California are still scant, but growing

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD – No. 75 (R) Only 26 of the California Legislature’s 120 members are women – nine Senators and 17 Assemblymembers. Women serve at all levels of leadership, including my position as Minority Floor Leader and Senator Patricia Bates, the current Senate Minority Leader. Surprisingly, no woman was elected to the state Senate […]

Gem and mineral museum is worth seeing

As a newcomer to Fallbrook, I’ve been exploring its delights, and I’m embarrassed to say I hadn’t gotten around to visiting the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society Museum until recently. What a mistake! The collection is fabulous, and the folks there are friendly and knowledgeable. We took our granddaughter and she was fascinated. I urge […]

Trump continues on his blundering way

Trump’s political remarks before the Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia on July 24 elicited an open letter calling for the resignation of the Jamboree chairman, Scout CEO and Scouting President. Two Eagle Scouts composed the letter. Here are two excerpts: “The Scout Law states that, ‘A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, […]

Senior computer classes need a new home

I had heard about the computer lessons offered at the Foundation for Senior Care on Mission Road, but had not visited their location until recently. Training is offered on popular computer programs. They are offered to seniors by very knowledgeable personnel. On Fridays, experienced techies are available to repair equipment at no charge! This valuable program […]

Trump’s speech was not Scout-like

We’re a Scouting family. My sons were Boy Scouts, my Eagle Scout grandson is at Scout camp right now. Collectively, my husband and I have 50+ years of professional and volunteer service with the BSA. We support our local troops and the local and national councils. I am invested enough to say that I am livid […]