Free state tax assistance available online

SACRAMENTO – Franchise Tax Board (FTB) chair Betty T. Yee is reminding taxpayers that FTB offers a variety of free services online, from electronic filing to requesting a payment plan. “Tax season can be a stressful time,” said State Controller and FTB Chair Yee. “FTB offers an array of online services to make the process […]

NCFPD approves North Zone automatic aid agreement

In 2002, North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) was part of a North Zone automatic aid agreement which called for the sharing of fire department resources but did not include paramedic ambulances. Subsequent NCFPD agreements for dropped ambulance service boundaries have included an automatic aid agreement with the Vista, Oceanside, and Carlsbad fire departments and […]

FUHSD’s Koch receives Calif. ACTE Teacher of Year honor

Fallbrook Union High School (FUHS) is working hard to provide the highest quality education possible for its students, and the hard work is being noticed statewide. Recently, Fallbrook High’s CTE restaurant and hospitality careers instructor Larry Koch was honored by the California Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE) as the ACTE Teacher of the […]

Seniors find satisfaction, camaraderie in Volunteer Patrol

Seniors find satisfaction, camaraderie in Volunteer Patrol

Interested seniors are invited to a coffee meeting on Feb. 26 The seniors that give their time to the Fallbrook Sheriff’s Substation Volunteer Patrol are a diverse, talented, and interesting group – with one distinct thing in common – they all enjoy helping the community in a positive, tangible way. “I had thought about joining […]

Academy Awards fundraiser to celebrate ‘Star Wars’

Academy Awards fundraiser to celebrate ‘Star Wars’

FALLBROOK – The Kiwanis Club of Fallbrook will hold its seventh annual “A Night to Shine” fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 28, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Grand Tradition. This year’s theme will celebrate ‘Star Wars.’ Guests will begin the evening by walking the red carpet to appetizers and a champagne toast. Throughout the evening, […]

Sheriff’s Dept. launches body-worn camera pilot program

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Sheriff Bill Gore has announced the launch of an estimated 90-day trial period for body-worn cameras (BWCs). Three companies (WatchGuard Video, TASER International and Vievu) will be involved, each with a 30-day in-field trial phase. The pilot program was launched on Friday, Feb. 5 and the first testing cycle will include […]

Community Read workshops set for book clubs

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook’s 2016 Community Read book and author has been announced. Hector Tobar, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of ‘Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of the 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free,’ will be coming to Fallbrook on Saturday, May 14, for a luncheon and presentation. Tobar […]

Fallbrook Woman’s Club to restore carriage

Fallbrook Woman’s Club to restore carriage

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Woman’s Club (FWC) is raising funds for a renovation project. The “surrey with the fringe on top” – actually, a side-loading carriage, circa 1876 – sitting in front of the FWC clubhouse at 238 W Mission Road is in need of restoration. The pioneer Heald family donated the carriage to the […]

Camera club elects new officers

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Camera Club has announced its new club officers for 2016. The president will be Mike Reardon, first vice president Neil Lakata, second vice president Lin Craft and Judy Jobe, third vice president Shirley Poole, secretary Christel Lakata, treasurer Sandy Schiefer, publicity Mike Reardon, refreshments Shirley Binn, and greeter June Shoup. In […]

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