Learning how to fall asleep in the Valley

Learning how to fall asleep in the Valley

A very popular topic amongst individuals is sleep. More than 240 women registered for the “Insomnia and other disorders” talk given by Dr. Brandon Miller at a previous Healthy Woman Ladies Night Out. When he asked how many women in the room have had insomnia, almost all of them raised their hand. Miller pointed out […]

Young Fallbrook family in need – Father and infant son have critical medical issues

Young Fallbrook family in need – Father and infant son have critical medical issues

Members of Calvary Chapel Fallbrook are organizing efforts to aid the Lombera family with prayer support and financial help for their high medical expenses. Both the father, Daniel, and infant son, Danny, are requiring extensive medical treatment. On Oct. 14, 2013, infant Danny was born to Frances and Daniel Lombera, with gastroschisis, a congenital disease […]

Time for Corned Beef and Cabbage approaches

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up and with it, for many people, comes the craving for corned beef and cabbage, even if they are not Irish. While some restaurants serve the dish year round, it is most popular at this time of year. Like many other ethnic dishes eaten in the United States, the traditionally […]

Survivor motivates ladies to dream at Healthy Woman dinner

Survivor motivates ladies to dream at Healthy Woman dinner

Temecula resident Gillian Larson was the featured speaker as Fallbrook Hospital’s Healthy Woman program celebrated its sixth anniversary with a dinner event at Pala Mesa Resort on May 21. Program director Monique Murphy-Mijares first gave an overview of the successful year just finished with 38 local sponsors and an average attendance of 173 ladies at […]

Ice Age bison remains found in I-15 corridor

Ice Age bison remains found in I-15 corridor

History has knocked on the door of the Interstate 15 corridor and paleontology specialists are working diligently to interpret the message. Caltrans and the San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM) announced May 10 that fossilized remains of an Ice Age bison were found April 10 during grading work conducted as part of the construction of […]

Berry-Bell and Hall takes the stress out of funeral planning

Berry-Bell and Hall takes the stress out of funeral planning

The best businesses anticipate their customers’ needs and provide a service personalized for each one of them, and that includes Berry-Bell & Hall Fallbrook Mortuary. Funeral directors Scott and Steve McGargill, along with Kristie Meregillano and Dave Martin, are ready to help local residents now and in the future with their funeral arrangements from start […]

Secret enemy destroying Marines’ teeth

Secret enemy destroying Marines’ teeth

Local dental hygienist Erika Feltham recently discovered that some Marines returning from overseas “appear to be suffering from an unusually high and rapid loss of tooth enamel with larger aggressive cavities.” According to Feltham, the increased enamel erosion and decay are caused by an increased intake of dietary acid which is found in foods and […]

Healthy tips offered for hearts and diet

Healthy tips offered for hearts and diet

The Healthy Woman Ladies Night Out program on Feb. 28 focused on heart health and healthy eating. Leading off, Dr. Aimee Warren from the Kairin Clinic explained how to “give your ticker a tune up.” She said women get “overlooked” when it comes to heart disease so she explained the many forms it takes, the […]

Freezing temperatures call for plant protection

Freezing temperatures call for plant protection

With unusually cold weather occurring in southern California, frost is a danger to local plants in low-laying areas this winter. Even residents who do not have groves or crops need to be prepared in case another freezing storm comes down from Alaska. Some plants sensitive to cold weather are succulents, bird of paradise, hibiscus, fuchsias, […]

In search of the perfect avocado

In search of the perfect avocado

Do you know how to pick out a perfectly ripe avocado? “Alligator pears” are plentiful in the area. For those residents who don’t grow this unlikely looking fruit, or have friends who do, some of the local grocery stores carry avocados delivered straight from Del Rey’s packing plant. Some of the best known varieties grown […]