Camp Pendleton desal project to be added to CWA master plan portfolio

Dave Chamberlain’s Jan. 24 presentation to the San Diego County Water Authority’s Water Planning Committee wasn’t an action item, but his remarks indicated that the Camp Pendleton desalination project will be part of the SDCWA’s master plan update. “We have an opportunity to look at additional desalination supplies,” Chamberlain said. The purpose of the master […]

Re: Are you ready to renounce God? [Letter, Village News, 10-11-12]

I take exception to Sylvia King’s equating of voting for Obama with renouncing God. She needs to take a serious look at the alternative she’s proposing. For starters, it’s Paul Ryan’s budget plan, not Obama’s, that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops denounced as immoral. Google: “HuffPost: Religious Leaders Condemn Ryan-Romney Budget.” Look at the […]

Different horse, local driver new for Browns in Rose Parade

Rainbow’s Brown family has been in the Tournament of Roses Parade in the past, but new items this year included a different horse and a local couple who helped assist the Browns with transportation logistics. Bud made his first Tournament of Roses Parade appearance while Ron and Dianne Dreher operated the motor home while in […]

Gary Stovall

Gary Stovall, of Gary Stovall Roofing as most people know him, was a loyal Fallbrook citizen since 1972. Determined to have Fallbrook his home and resting place, he built a nice three bedroom home on 1.5 acres they purchased by selling their home in Tustin, Orange County. Finding horse property was key, as wife Mary […]

Water Authority board approves landmark seawater desalination project

Carlsbad plant expected to produce first water in 2016 SAN DIEGO – On Thursday, Nov. 29, the San Diego County Water Authority board of directors voted to approve a landmark agreement to purchase up to 56,000 acre-feet of water annually from what will be the nation’s largest seawater desalination plant in Carlsbad. The plant is […]

Metropolitan Water District to vote on rate increases in April – Board refuses to cut spending to reduce increases

A day after hearing heartfelt testimony from several dozen speakers from the San Diego region, the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California board of directors voted March 13 to follow its own administrative code and vote on adoption of its next two-year budget and rate increases in April. The recommended budget includes two more […]

Metropolitan Water District moves forward on rate increases in April despite plea from S.D. County to cut spending instead

*This article was provided to the Village News by the office of the San Diego County Water Authority A day after hearing heartfelt testimony from several dozen speakers from the San Diego region, the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California board of directors voted March 13 to follow its own administrative code and vote […]

Seven Fallbrook players contribute to senior softball championship

Seven Fallbrook players contribute to senior softball championship

Seven Fallbrook residents, including player-manager Dan Haveron, were among the 16 players on the Top Gun 65 Silver team which won the Senior Softball USA world championship October 17-20 in Phoenix. The Top Gun 65 Silver squad had a record of 28-4 during 2011 and won four Senior Softball USA major tournaments, including the world […]

High school students earn $2 million in scholarships

Michael Adame, Modesto Comm. College, SD County Fair Jr. Livestock Auction Hercillia Aguirre, CSU San Marcos, Academic: State University Grant, Live Oak AVID Girls Alan Albino, CSU San Marcos, AVID/Classroom of the Future Foundation Scholarship, BECA Camp Scholarship, BECA Hunner Scholarship, CSF: Highest Honors, Dinwiddie, E. Wright Yount, Enrique Camerena, Fallbrook Democratic Club, Fallbrook Hospital […]

Fallbrook High students secure numerous scholarships

Alyssa Alvarez – Biola Univ. – Academic: Dean’s scholarship Cecilia Ambrosio – Cal State San Marcos –CSF Lifetime membership, Fallbrook Rotary Club, Service above Self; FUHS AVID scholarship, Angel Society: Hal & Carol Needham Foundation Lauren Bell – Cal State San Marcos – AAUW Taylor Berryman – UC Santa Barbara – Fallbrook Hospital Auxiliary, President’s […]