New traffic safety laws take effect in 2017

SACRAMENTO – The new year brings a handful of new traffic safety laws for California. These changes to current law, or additional laws, were passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. As part of the continued mission of saving lives, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is seeking to educate the […]

New tennis players gain experience during Warriors’ season

This year’s Fallbrook High School girls tennis team had only two players who were on the Warriors’ varsity last year and one of those split 2015 between the varsity and junior varsity squads. The inexperience contributed to Fallbrook’s 2-13 regular season record which included losses in all eight Valley League matches. “We did the best […]

Put some new twists on classic hot chocolate for the holidays

Put some new twists on classic hot chocolate for the holidays

FALLBROOK – Few things are more comforting than sitting under a comfy blanket and sipping a mug of steaming hot chocolate when temperatures are cold. Hot chocolate seems tailor-made for chilly holiday evenings, providing the perfect indulgence while watching a favorite holiday film, entertaining friends, or warming up after a day or evening spent at […]

FPUD approves meter replacements; new technology features “real time” usage tracking

The Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) will begin an update of its remote-read water meters. A 5-0 FPUD board vote July 27 authorized $234,000 for the purchase of Badger meters from National Meter and Automation, Inc., and $122,650.20 for additional 100-watt radio-based endpoints from Choice Connect Fixed Network Promotion. The new meters and radio-based endpoints […]

IRS warns taxpayers to guard against new tricks by scam artists

IRS warns taxpayers to guard against new tricks by scam artists

WASHINGTON — Following the emergence of new variations of widespread tax scams, the Internal Revenue Service has issued another warning to taxpayers to remain on high alert and protect themselves against the ever-evolving array of deceitful tactics scammers use to trick people. These schemes – which can occur over the phone, in e-mails or through […]

Road repairs: No new taxes required

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD 75 (R) Providing a reliable transportation network is one of the primary responsibilities of state government. The budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year increases spending by $7.5 billion, including funds for new social/welfare entitlements. At the same time however, this budget largely ignores basic infrastructure projects, which include long-delayed highway upgrades. […]

A new twist to Z Café – dinner and craft beer!

A new twist to Z Café – dinner and craft beer!

Open for three years, Z Café in Bonsall’s River Village continues to grow in popularity. “We have been so happy and blessed – Bonsall and Fallbrook have really responded,” said owner John Toma. Starting out strong with breakfast and lunch, dinner slowly evolved. Toma, a native of Hawaii, makes sure that there are always seafood […]

FUESD files request for new trial in Allyn case

On March 25, Fallbrook Union Elementary School District’s (FUESD) legal counsel filed two new motions in North County Superior Court regarding the wrongful termination lawsuit brought about by the district’s former IT director, Elaine Allyn. Allyn sued the district after being fired in May of 2012, claiming what led to her losing her job was […]

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