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Potter has lots of talent! A-4 Enter now for Art of the Avocado A-6 Warriors take to the track B-3 Village News Fallbrook & Bonsall a l s o se rv i n g t h e c o m m u n i t i e s o f D e L u z , R a i n b ow , C a m p P e ndl e t o n , Pa l a , a nd Pau m a March 20, 2014 Volume 18, Issue 12 Funding plans made for Stage Coach/Reche intersection Five-year plan allocates $1.1 million in future dollars to project see FUNDING, page B-14 FPUD asks LAFCO for consolidation Will seek another JPA partner Despite the wishes of the Rainbow Municipal Water District board not to continue with plans to merge Rainbow and the Fallbrook Public Utility District, the FPUD board has submitted an application for the merger to San Diego County’s Local Agency Formation Commission. A 4-0 FPUD board vote March 10, with Archie McPhee absent, approved the consolidation application which was delivered to LAFCO executive officer Mike see FPUD, page A-10 Education Plans are in the works to improve the Stage Coach Lane/Reche Road intersection by adding new turn lanes. Shane Gibson photo Young Fallbrook family in need Father, infant son have critical medical issues Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer Courtesy photos Frances Lombera, left, and her husband Daniel Lombera visit baby Danny at Rady’s Children’s Hospital in-between Daniel’s visits to hospital emergency rooms for his own health problems. 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 that allowed his intestines to protrude through his abdomen. Emergency surgery was essential to begin repairing the hole, but today, baby Danny still remains hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Rady’s Children’s Hospital, with no release date in sight. It may even be necessary for baby Danny to receive an intestinal transplant to fully solve the problem. As if that were not enough for the young family to cope with, a few weeks prior to baby see FAMILY, page B-13 USA Rugby names Pinnell female coach of the year Funding dilemma delays Sullivan construction Phase 1 and 2 projects will cost $5.2 million Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent The Bonsall Unified School District board seemed likely to approve the Phase 2 construction project for Sullivan Middle School at the Feb. 14 BUSD board meeting before receiving advice that the type of construction was an ineligible use of the bond loan which was to fund the work. Phase 2 would include a twostory building with an estimated construction, oversight, and administration cost of $3.9 million. see SULLIVAN, page B-13 Home & Garden Planning Comm. tries to help promote agriculture County hopes to streamline regulations for ag properties Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent The County of San Diego’s most recent initiative to promote agriculture in the unincorporated county by streamlining regulations for small operations won’t go into effect for at least a couple of years. T h e c o u n t y ’s P l a n n i n g Commission recommended development of a program on March 7, although the San Diego County Board of Supervisors will make the final decisions on those actions to develop the program. Fallbrook coach has three national championships to her credit see PROMOTE, page B-10 Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent Fallbrook Rugby Club coach Marin Pinnell was recognized as USA Rugby’s Female Coach of the Year for 2013 during the Banquet of Champions which was part of the 2014 USA Rugby National Development Summit held February 21-23 in Philadelphia. “It’s really exciting,” said Pinnell, who was unable to travel to Philadelphia for the summit and banquet and will receive her award by mail. “I’m honored and it’s really cool and I hope that I’m a model for other coaches.” This is Pinnell’s seventh year coaching the Fallbrook Rugby Club program. She currently coaches the under-18 girls team Business Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved its annual update of the county’s TransNet Local Street Improvement Program during the supervisors’ Feb. 26 meeting, and the 5-0 vote added the intersection of Stage Coach Lane and Reche Road to the list of projects to be funded over the next five years. “At the community’s request, the intersection of Reche Road and Stage Coach Lane will be improved by adding new turn lanes,” said Supervisor Bill Horn. “Originally the $1.12 million in TransNet funding now slated for the intersection had been set aside to improve Fallbrook Street, 50¢ Sales tax included at news stand thisweek Announcements ������������������������A-2 Business ����������������������������������� A-11 Classifieds �������������������������������� B-11 Coupons ����������������������������������� A-14 Dining �������������������������������������������A-8 Education ���������������������������������� B-12 Entertainment �������������������������� B-14 Health & Fitness ��������������������� A-12 Home & Garden ������������������������B-4 Legals ......................................... 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