Village News is now downtown

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook and Bonsall Village News has moved its offices downtown to 111 West Alvarado Street. The offices are located across the street from the Fallbrook Art Center. The Village News has improved its website, www.villagenews.com. New features include the ability to translate the newspaper to Spanish with the click of a button […]

Local ownership makes the difference between Fallbrook newspaper and Chargers football team

In December the National Football League’s Chargers football team will be concluding their first season since leaving San Diego for Los Angeles. On Dec. 18, the Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News will be celebrating 20 years as Fallbrook’s community weekly paper. The contrast demonstrates the commitment local ownership has in maintaining a local asset. Fallbrook’s previous weekly […]

Village News’ 20-year anniversary starts with Lilac Fire

It’s been another one of those weeks. As we were making plans to celebrate our 20-year anniversary, the Lilac Fire broke out. The Lilac Fire, like the Gavilan Fire of 2002 and the Rice Fire of 2007, started the adrenaline rushing in the Village News office the minute we got the call from my son […]

Village News Inc. files for reorganization

Village News, Inc., owner of Valley News, has filed for Reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code as of Friday, March 17. As Publisher, I wanted to make this announcement publicly, to avoid rumors and to assure our readers and advertisers that Village News, Inc. will be operating as normal. We are […]

Alumni baseball game honors history in Fallbrook

Alumni baseball game honors history in Fallbrook

Friends, family, history and Fallbrook High School Warrior Baseball Program. What has come to be a summer tradition for former players of the championed Warriors Baseball Program took place again this past August. Teammates and coaches converged on Duke Snyder Field for the 5th annual FUHS Alumni Baseball Game. Players ranging from graduating years 2014 […]

Gelinas wins Girls 18 Singles at Fallbrook Junior Open

Gelinas wins Girls 18 Singles at Fallbrook Junior Open

Lindsey Gelinas won the Girls 18 Singles championship at the 30th annual Fallbrook Junior Open Tournament which was held July 6-10 at the Fallbrook Tennis Club. The Temecula player, who was seeded second in the division, won her first two matches before defeating top-seeded Gillian Parker of Escondido in the final. Gelinas began the tournament […]

Prowler arrested in North County; charges include sexual assaults on children

Gilbert Andrew Chavarria is in custody on charges of breaking into childrens’ bedrooms in the North County area and sexually assaulting them. Chavarria was taken into custody on February 16th after DNA and other evidence linked him to four cases. His crime spree started in June 2013 around Escondido and San Marcos. Chavarria broke into homes […]