Dragon fruit grows well in SoCal

Dragon fruit grows well in SoCal

Local farmer Gray Martin wants area farmers to know that there is a good alternative to growing avocados besides wine grapes – dragon fruit. Martin has been experimenting with dragon fruit varieties for about 20 years. They require one-third the water that avocado trees do, and the same kind of temperatures. “Wherever avocados will grow, […]

Zamudio achieves his goals in bodybuilding

Zamudio achieves his goals in bodybuilding

After a lot of effort, Fallbrook resident Victor Zamudio came out on top at the Memorial Day Muscle Beach International Classic competition held in Venice May 29. For Zamudio, “The experience is nothing short of unforgettable, but perhaps even more so is the journey. It wasn’t easy trying to remain 100 percent committed to the […]

Greenwood wins big at American Dairy Goat Association National Show

Greenwood wins big at American Dairy Goat Association National Show

Audrey Greenwood competed in the American Dairy Goat Association National Show in Madison, Wisconsin, and won both the senior showmanship competition and the premier LaMancha youth exhibitor award as well as the American LaMancha Club outstanding youth award during the July 9-11 competition. “Winning national showmanship definitely wasn’t easy,” said Greenwood. “That was years of […]

NCFPD receives $175,000 AFG grant award

NCFPD receives $175,000 AFG grant award

FALLBROOK ­– North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) has received a $175,000 AFG (Assistance to Firefighters Grants) award toward the purchase of a new ambulance. “With emergency medical calls increasing by nearly 20 percent over the last two years and ambulance mileage tripling with the loss of Fallbrook Hospital, we could not have asked for […]

ScareCrew prepares for Fallbrook Scarecrow Days

ScareCrew prepares for Fallbrook Scarecrow Days

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Scarecrow Days committee, also called the ScareCrew, has been meeting once a week all year, building new and interesting scarecrows that can be displayed around town during the annual Fallbrook Scarecrow Days event in October. The ScareCrew has tried to “up” the support and assistance of local merchants by organizing several […]

Completing a room remodel without breaking the bank

Completing a room remodel without breaking the bank

We have a huge house that we bought in 2012. It’s almost 3,000 square feet of space with rooms varying in size from the massive, like our master bedroom which takes up about a third of our upstairs, to the minute, such as our three-quarter bath downstairs near our family room. One of the toughest […]

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