Liz Halliday returns home for three-day eventing competition at Galway Downs in Temecula

Liz Halliday returns home for three-day eventing competition at Galway Downs in Temecula

Liz Halliday took her first riding lessons at Spanish Spur Stables and joined the Fallbrook Pony Club in her childhood. After graduating from Fallbrook High School in 1996, she attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, and in January 2000 she moved to England. Halliday will be competing in this weekend’s three-day eventing competition at […]

Mike Lee wins Professional Bull Riding championship at Pala, collects $6,426 in prize money

Mike Lee wins Professional Bull Riding championship at Pala, collects $6,426 in prize money

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeAuKBvv6uI[/youtube] Update:Lee wins PBR at Pala In a rodeo rough stock event the judges may award a re-ride to a cowboy if they feel that the animal did not buck sufficiently. If the cowboy takes the re-ride option, the score or lack thereof on the re-ride replaces his initial score. During the Professional Bull Riders […]

VanderLans wins Steer Wrestling, All-Around at Lakeside

Jack VanderLans won both the Steer Wrestling average and the All-Around at the Lakeside Rodeo. The 2001 Fallbrook High School graduate also had the third-place times in both go-rounds of the April 19-21 rodeo. He won a total of $2,102.67 for his go-round and average (aggregate) positions. “I’ve gone to Lakeside quite a few times,” […]

Rattlesnake avoidance training exemption to venomous animal ownership prohibition approved

As of January 3, qualified businesses which provide rattlesnake avoidance training will be exempt from the San Diego County Code prohibition of possessing a venomous reptile. A pair of 4-1 San Diego County Board of Supervisors votes, with Pam Slater-Price in opposition, approved the introduction and first reading October 31 and the second reading and […]

Urquhart wins Street Stocks main in Barona Speedway season finale

Urquhart wins Street Stocks main in Barona Speedway season finale

The Barona Speedway season came to an end November 10, and that night Brad Urquhart won the Street Stocks main event. “That was pretty cool,” Urquhart said. The race was Urquhart’s second at Barona Speedway in the 1978 Nova he purchased from Gary Hartsuyker in August and his third overall in the Nova. Urquhart made […]

Frankie ‘Punkintown’ Smith to be rodeo clown at Pala PBR this weekend

Frankie ‘Punkintown’ Smith to be rodeo clown at Pala PBR this weekend

The Oct. 6 to 7 Professional Bull Riders competition in the pasture across the parking lot from Pala Casino will have 35 rider slots in each session. The performers will also include rodeo clown Frankie “Punkintown” Smith, who will distract the bulls when he isn’t entertaining the audience. “We’re excited about going to PBR,” Smith […]

Rosemary’s Mountain MUP modified

The Major Use Permit for the Rosemary’s Mountain quarry was modified by the county’s Planning Commission. The Planning Commission’s 6-0 vote Aug. 17, with Leon Brooks absent, changes the mining footprint and site preparation phase boundaries, the hours of operation, the access road alignment, the type of equipment allowed, the reclamation plan and final pad […]

Foreigner’s classic songs help preserve music’s future

When Foreigner’s songs topped the rock charts, bands and choirs in public schools were taken for granted. A combination of budget cuts and an emphasis on math and science classes at the expense of performing and vocational arts has eliminated or threatened music programs in many schools, and Foreigner’s attempts to change that include the […]

Supervisors receive eye gnat intervention options report

Supervisors receive eye gnat intervention options report

The County of San Diego’s quest for a solution to the nuisance caused by eye gnat breeding at certain organic farms now includes a report to the San Diego County Board of Supervisors on eye gnat intervention options. The supervisors voted 4-0 March 28 to receive the report which is expected to be followed by […]

Barr in finals of Street Legal drag race showdown

Barr in finals of Street Legal drag race showdown

John Barr worked in the automotive industry until his retirement five years ago, so he is aware that reaction times are slower for older drivers. The 65-year-old Barr thus isn’t too disappointed at losing to a 21-year-old in the finals of the National Hot Rod Association’s Street Legal drag race showdown at Pomona Raceway. “I […]