Border Patrol seizes $3M, largest San Diego currency seizure ever

Border Patrol seizes $3M, largest San Diego currency seizure ever

ESCONDIDO — U.S. Border Patrol agents in San Diego seized more than $3 million in smuggled cash during a traffic stop this week off Interstate 15 in North County San Diego . A 53-year-old U.S. citizen, was arrested during the traffic stop the agency announced Friday. A second suspected smuggler, a 41-year-old Mexican national, was found nearby after abandoning his […]

Final South Mission paving temporarily delayed

  FALLBROOK − The final paving work on South Mission Road near the high school, scheduled for Monday Aug. 29, is being temporarily delayed pending approval from the County. Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) is waiting to hear whether a “chip seal” is needed in order to move forward with the final portion of the roadwork […]

Bicyclist injured in collision

About 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, a 20 year old male bicycle rider collided with a vehicle near Rite-Aid on South Mission Road. According to North County Fire public information officer John Buchanan, the man suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken by ground transport to Palomar Hospital. The details of the collision are not […]

County to become Groundwater Sustainability Agency

The County of San Diego will become a Groundwater Sustainability Agency for the San Luis Rey Valley Groundwater Basin, the San Pasqual Valley Groundwater Basin, and the San Diego River Valley Groundwater Basin. A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote Aug. 3 adopted the resolution for the county to become a Groundwater Sustainability […]

Downtown Fallbrook shooting investigation continues

Sheriff’s deputies are still investigating a shooting that occurred in downtown Fallbrook on Friday, Aug. 12. The incident occurred at approximately 8:45 p.m., and according to the Sheriff’s department, shots were fired near the Little Caesars pizza shop located on the 1000 block of South Main Avenue. Several calls to 911 were made following the […]

Fallbrook Golf Club saga continues

The saga of Fallbrook Golf Club continues. As of the deadline for this article (Tuesday,  Aug. 23), negotiations that began Aug. 9 between golf club owner Jack Lamberson and a realtor were still continuing. Lamberson had said on Aug. 16 that, “hopefully by this time next week we’ll have something really solid.” While multiple attempts […]

Plane flips at Fallbrook Community Airpark; elderly occupants escape with minor injuries

Plane flips at Fallbrook Community Airpark; elderly occupants escape with minor injuries

FALLBROOK – A light plane crashed off the end of a runway and flipped over after landing at Fallbrook Community Airpark today but the 79-year-old pilot and his passenger emerged largely unscathed, authorities reported. The aviation accident occurred shortly after 1 p.m., said Capt. Rich Berry of the North County Fire Protection District. The flier and his 77-year-old […]

Man caught in ‘hot prowl’ burglaries pleads guilty to multiple felonies 

VISTA – A 23-year-old man who sexually assaulted two women during four “hot prowl” home burglaries in Fallbrook pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 23, to multiple felony charges, including assault with intent to commit rape. Michael Anthony Espinoza faces 36 years in prison, with sentencing scheduled for Sept. 21 at the Vista Courthouse. A woman called 911 […]

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