Betsy Phillips takes 100 years in stride

Betsy Phillips takes 100 years in stride

Upon approaching Betsy Phillips’ Fallbrook home, I asked myself however can one sum up 100 years in a few paragraphs. I was welcomed amazingly by Betsy herself in a pair of well-fitted blue jeans and a fashionable flowered top. With a warm smile, I was shown into her dining room, amazed at her erect posture […]

Volunteers are the real gems in Fallbrook

Volunteers are the real gems in Fallbrook

Although the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Awards and Installation Luncheon was titled “Fallbrook…The Hidden Gem”, the event was more about the people that live here than the place itself. The event was held at the Golf Club of California on May 12. Chamber CEO Lila MacDonald described the luncheon guests, “all friends, some are […]

Young families benefit from community-supported tea

Young families benefit from community-supported tea

Although it was a rainy day May 6, the Fallbrook Pregnancy Resource Center Hats in the Garden Tea and Auction filled the Fallbrook Community Center with warmth and friendly chatter. A total of 138 guests took part in a spirited competition for gift baskets and works of art and hats in the silent auction, all […]

First canine mayor helps raise over $20,000

First canine mayor helps raise over $20,000

Most electoral races are dog-eat-dog, but the inaugural canine mayor election in Fallbrook involved lots of smiles and wagging tails. Vince Ross Village Square was full of music, fun and dog loving folk as they waited for the winning candidate to be announced on May 13. Miss Fallbrook and her court, in addition to campaign […]

FRHD votes to sell hospital to mental health provider

FRHD votes to sell hospital to mental health provider

Less than one month after holding an initial town hall meeting to solicit feedback from residents on possible uses for the vacant Fallbrook Hospital building located at 624 East Elder St., the Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) board voted unanimously to sell the facility to mental health provider Crestwood Behavioral Health Inc. for $4.5 million […]

Fallbrook and Oceanside Rotary Clubs salute the military

Fallbrook and Oceanside Rotary Clubs salute the military

FALLBROOK – The Rotary Club of Fallbrook and the Oceanside Rotary Club had the privilege of honoring six of the finest military personnel from Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base at their annual Military Awards Program held March 16 at the Grand Tradition in Fallbrook. The honorees were from two Marine Corps units – Marine Corps […]

Bonsall students compete in inaugural Tomlinson Games

Bonsall students compete in inaugural Tomlinson Games

BONSALL – Over 100 Bonsall students from grades 4, 5, and 6 came together to jump, throw and run at the inaugural Tomlinson Games at Sullivan Middle School on April 13, in front of a crowd of over 500 people. Students from Bonsall West Elementary, Vivian Banks Charter School, Bonsall Elementary and Sullivan Middle School […]

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