A creative way to replace a front lawn

A creative way to replace a front lawn

With the recent shortage of water in Southern California, residents have developed creative ways to replace water-thirsty grass. While some may replace their lawns with artificial turf, others prefer to use succulents and hardscape, like a river of rocks. Fallbrook resident Jane Carpenter and her husband moved to Fallbrook in 1992. He traveled for his […]

Simple ways to dress up your home for the holidays

Simple ways to dress up your home for the holidays

The holiday season is made up of traditions that focus on fun and family. Many residents are already decorating their homes with lights and other colorful decorations, bringing Christmas early to Fallbrook and the surrounding areas. Getting decorations out and putting them up for the holidays can be time-consuming. While decking the halls may not […]

I-15 traffic congests Rainbow as residents fight back

I-15 traffic congests Rainbow as residents fight back

When traffic backs up on Interstate 15, usually during the afternoon rush hour, more and more commuters are opting to detour through Rainbow, much to the dismay of the residents there. Many of the 1,800 residents of Rainbow are affected by the increasing number of cars traveling through their small community from 3:30 to 6:30 […]

Fallbrook Chamber taps into wine craze with Wine & A Bite Art Walk

Fallbrook Chamber taps into wine craze with Wine & A Bite Art Walk

While Fallbrook is well-known for avocados, the number of wineries and vineyards has increased dramatically in the last few years. There are now nine local wineries which belong to the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce, many of which take part in the chamber’s Wine & A Bite Art Walk events. Guests at the event, held Friday, […]

Adventures in eating abound at the fair

Adventures in eating abound at the fair

The San Diego County Fair kicked off last week and along with the concerts, specialty shows, competitions and rides, many make the trip down to Del Mar for a taste of the some of the most interesting and delicious foods that are served up piping hot and fresh and can only be found at a […]

Many diseases start in the mouth

Dr. Jordan Colby spoke about “Oral and Systemic Health” at the March Woman of Wellness program. Colby said he considers his topic “exciting, thrilling, riveting” because of the connection between oral diseases and other conditions in the rest of the body. Colby explained that pathogens and bacteria found in the mouth not only cause mouth […]

Lefse making is an art

Lefse making is an art

Lefse is the Norwegian version of the tortilla. Made with potatoes, it is most commonly spread with butter and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar to be eaten as a snack or dessert. In America, lefse making is a Christmas holiday custom for many families. Norwegians also use lefse to wrap around hotdogs, especially on their […]

Holy Guaca-Moly, the best way to eat avocado

Holy Guaca-Moly, the best way to eat avocado

Perhaps the most popular way to eat avocados is in guacamole, a dish first created by the Aztecs in the area now known as Mexico. Guacamole is featured on the menu for many events, especially Super Bowl Sunday and Cinco de Mayo. To make this dish, avocados are peeled, cut in half, pitted and chopped, then mashed […]

1 2 3 5