Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 29

SAN DIEGO –  The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will collect and dispose of unwanted and expired prescription drugs during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Fallbrook Sheriff’s Substation at 388 East Alvarado Street is one of the collection […]

‘Reflections of Nature’ returns to Fallbrook Art Center May 5-7

FALLBROOK – Returning to California’s Fallbrook Art Center for the 24th year is “Reflections of Nature”, an annual exhibit showcasing wildlife art and landscapes depicting the wonderful world of the wild and reminding people of the importance of preserving its beauty. Nature’s diversity is evident in the art presented by professional artists working in oil, […]

Popularity of Avocado Festival continues to grow

Popularity of Avocado Festival continues to grow

Why should one attend the 2017 Avocado Festival in historic downtown Fallbrook this Sunday, April 23? Where else can a person see over 100 varieties of avocados, take home an avocado tree, bite into avocado macaroons, help your heart with beer-battered avocados, dive into a bowl of avocado ice cream or lick an avocado popsicle, […]

FRHD holds town hall meeting to discuss old hospital building options

FRHD holds town hall meeting to discuss old hospital building options

The Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) board of directors held a town hall meeting April 12 to allow the greater Fallbrook community to discuss possible options for the old hospital building. “We have made several changes in the district,” said board president Gordon Tinker. “We hired a new executive director, who has brought enthusiasm and […]

Supervisors support creation of special district to combat ACP

SAN DIEGO ­– The Board of Supervisors voted April 12 to form a special district to combat a pest that could threaten San Diego County’s $126 million citrus crop. The district will provide legal authority for efforts to eradicate the Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP), which can transmit Huanglongbing (HLB), considered to be the world’s most […]

Fallbrook Regional Health District and property taxes

FALLBROOK – Many residents have questions and misperceptions regarding the funding of Special Districts through property taxes. In an effort to clarify the matter, Fallbrook Regional Health District has provided the following brief history followed by answers to most commonly asked questions. Fallbrook (Hospital) Healthcare District was a government entity operating under the Local Health […]

Road paving work scheduled on S. Mission Rd. April 25

The final road paving on South Mission Road near Fallbrook High School will be performed Tuesday, April 25 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The paving will affect traffic in the southbound lanes between Olive Hill Road and Overland Trail as only one lane will be open. Electronic signs will be placed in the area on Monday, April 24, to give drivers […]

Caregiving workshop includes information about making the most of doctor visits

  SAN MARCOS – State Senator Joel Anderson is hosting a free workshop with the Southern Caregiver Resource Center on Friday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to educate community members about caregiving and communication techniques, building better relationships with their physicians, and obtaining helpful resources. In addition, an expert will address what […]

Man walking in De Luz is bit by rattlesnake

DE LUZ ­– A rattlesnake bit a man walking in the area of Carancho and Los Gatos roads in De Luz at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The victim, whose name was not released, was able to immediately summon help, according to a fire department representative. He was treated […]

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