Newspapers In Our Collection

YearDayDescription
1889 March 9Microfilm copy of Fallbrook Review.
Nov. 22Same
1894 March 16Copy of Fallbrook Observer. Special Edition. Dr. Stephen Bowers, Publisher.Lilla Sickler's poem. Description of Fallbrook District. Mentions tourmaline. Lauds ag and health situation. Description of the town. Variety of minerals. Value of honey crop (B.A. Neff) Description of interior of high school and features. Prints what author in The Golden Era says. Many ads, including one for James Hubbard, painter. Letters from old timers praising Fallbrook.
1907 July 12Fallbrook Review. The proposed Palomar County. Account of editor's trip to convention of editors in San Diego. Ad for Watkins Sale & Livery.
1911 April 11Fallbrook Enterprise. Falling apart. Needs copying.
1919 Dec. 26The Fallbrook Enterprise. Campbell editor. Needs to be copied. Good Personals: Magee, Westfall. Fallbrook on Jan 28, 1893. News item: California Native Society holding a convention in Riverside, approval by Enterprise. Bee culture. Ad Pickwick Stages.
1924 June 20The Fallbrook Enterprise. On masthead Fallbrook, Bonsall, Pala, Rainbow, De Luz, Recluse. H.A. Perkins Editor. Large Ford ad. Water for Fallbrook. Map showing Dam location and the river, labeled Contour Map of Fallbrook Reservoir, by Lippincott,
1926 Jan 8The Fallbrook Enterprise, W.S. Cauch Editor & Publisher. Movie being made. Water Board Report. Needs to be copied.
1928 Sept. 21The Fallbrook Enterprise, W.S. Cauch, Mrs. Lillian Eastman, Associate Editor. Going to San Luis Rey for water. Good personals. Water meeting (Dr. Davies). First National Bank of Fallbrook.
1933 April 14 
1937 March 30Front page only. EXTRA!! Water Bonds Carry. Yes 305, No 23 2 copies
April 14Court awards public water. Significance for Fallbrook's dam. Fallbrook Community Players.
Aug. 6Marjorie Reineman linen shower by Mrs. Lloyd Deaver
Aug. 13Masthead: The Fallbrook Enterprise in block letters with Fallbrook Ideal for the Rancher or Home-seeker in small print on left and Independent Non-partisan on right, both in smaller print. Publisher info: Walter H. Barkow, Owner & Publisher Bank of America,Fallbrook Branch large ad. Ads: Silver Spring Gardens (7-J-3, Loma Ranch Dairy, Running Brook Dairy, Shady Grove, Ray's Meat Market. Personals: WCTU today at Mrs. Florence Crane's, Babs Reader, buyer for the Dry Goods Department of the Fallbrook Mercantile Company made a business trip to Los Angeles first of the week. She was accompanied by Miss Jean Clemmens who went up to arrange for re-entering college this fall. Incorporation needed to get proper sanitation. Reineman/Levering wedding. Mrs. Marshall Pierce attends. J.T. Owens, Pres, Fallbrook Irrigation District.
Aug. 19The Oceanside News
Oct. 8Recall petitions at Irrigation Board Meeting. Carol Lombard & Clark Gable at San Luis Rey Rancho. Soil Conservatuion Association organized: O'Hearn, Anthony, Anderson, Cooper, Pierce.
Oct. 22 
1938 Feb. 18Raymond Wayman obit.
Feb. 25Petition to dissolve Irrigation District. Half page only
March 4Same masthead. Chamber meets in new grammar school cafeteria. Reprints personals from 1911. Loma canned olices mentioned. DISSOLUTION of Irrigation District discussed. Rain damage listed (10" in 4 days)
March 25Prints column from 1911 paper.
April 1San Luis Rey River permit and incorporation discussed. Perley Anson Ross obit. PhD, Stanford. Worked on X-ray. Was married to Olive Durbin. Sale of cattle on Gird Ranch
1940 Jan. 26notes
May 24Mrs. Janet Van Dyke obit (mother by marriage of Gilbert, Stanley , Bruce. Married San Luis Rey Mission in 1925. Playwright, children's plays
1943 July 9On 395, Hellers Bend to be eliminated; San Luis Rey & Ostrich Creek bridges to be improved by Haddock Engineers. Work on relocating 395 in Moosa Canyon to be postponed until after the war. San Diego Water District and Colorado River water. FBI and Coffman for counseling to evade draft. Churches listed: Baptist, Methodist, Episcopal, Christian Science, Assembly of God. Olive ad. Lodge listing: Grange #614, F&AM Lodge 317, OES Chapter #390, IOOF Lodge #339. Camp Pendleton land opened for ag.
Oct. 22Olive ads, scrap drives, blackout regulations. Personals. Imels entertain Ministerial Assoc. Riders Club
1946 March 1Fallbrook Sanitary District approved. Hubbard obit. Poor microfilm copy, many notes. Fr. Bertrand speaks at High School Assembly
Feb. 8Many notes. Mrs. Maxine Marquez obit, LaJoya, Sherman Institute, sis of Rose Nelson, IOOF Cemetery. Bojorquez medal
1949 Jan. 14The Fallbrook Enterprise. The masthead has script lettering, an avocado in center, and lemons on one side and olives on the other, and lists Fallbrook, Bonsall, Rainbow Valley, Pala-Pauma, Live Oak Canyon, Temecula, Winterwarm, Willow Glen, De Luz. Under it is: Covering Northern San Diego County's Avocado and Citrus Empire. Harold W. Barkow, ed & pub, Helen Green, News Editor. Snow pics. Palomar College representation. Dam for Navy. Cornell Radio Repair, Steve Myers on 395. Many ads mention location on 395. Gwyther/Palmer Ceramics studio. Many ads for businesses on 395.
1951 Aug 17Same masthead. Water Hearing coverage, Congressional Committee meets at high school with 1,000 citizens. Jackie Hughes engagement.
Oct. 5Same masthead as 1957. Same Masthead as 1957. Second Barrel bill passes. Coordinating Council to do survey of community needs and will keep a community calendar. Ray E. Schekel takes over Fallbrook Hardware. A Welfare Board handles Fallbrook's own Community Chest drive. Vic Westfall retires from Hardware Store. His history.
1955 March 11New 3.6 million gal tank on Rattlesnake Hill, pics
May 27Same masthead as 1957. Pioneer Days Edition. Bond for new school. Ad for Tim's Tiny Acres. Campfire Grand Council, Live Oak Park. Harrison 5 cent coffee.
1956 April 6The Fallbrook Enterprise. Sec B. Ad, Bank of America, full page ad listing many Fallbrook businesses. Also a full page ad by Bank of America with picture. 135 E. Ivy.
April 20The Fallbrook Enterprise. Biggest in history. Sec. A. FPUD to continue fight for Dam. St. Margarita Water Co and Rainbow Municipal Water District. Ad, Two ads for Wards Jewelry at 110 S. Main, Pine Tree Lumber, Schekel's Fallbrook Hardware. Popejoy card of thanks. Sec B. Bank of America opening. FPUD election & political advertising. Olsen's Feed on 310 E. Alverado, Story's Dairy ad, public housing sale
1957 Jan 18Two copies The Fallbrook Enterprise. The masthead has script lettering, an avocado in center, and lemons on one side and olives on the other, and lists Fallbrook, Bonsall, Rainbow Valley, Pala-Pauma, Live Oak Canyon, Temecula, Winterwarm, Willow Glen, De Luz. Campfire Girls photo (Kane, Griffen, Snow, Ralph girls), inside page has article on leaders meeting in Fallbrook, mentioning, Mrs. Sherwood Orcutt, Frances Knox, at Women's Club. School Boards dual superintendent. Fallbrook Lumber expansion, Rotary congrats with all names. Gem & Mineral elects officers, including Walter Hughes
April 18The Fallbrook Enterprise. Water shortage. Vendor problems at Mexican National Camp.
June 20Class of 1957's 68 graduates. High School vandals destroy Senior Bench at James E. Potter School and do other damage, are caught. Mrs. Huscher.
1958 Jan 2San Diego Evening Tribune. Pic and story on Hotel Naples. Juvenile depredations and graffiti helped cause it. Vic Westfall, 72, recalls how his parents operated it from just before the turn of the century until about 1908, leasing it from Russ Lumber Company of San Diego
1961 July 12Cornell's ad. Tommy Calac in Little League. Editorial: Braceros welcome here.
1963 Nov. 7Same masthead as 1957. Griswold's sell avocado ranch. 800 apartments planned on US 395. San Luis Rey Mission school pageant. Village Inn and Duke Snyder Lanes ads. Pala Mesa County Club ad. St. Peter's Rummage Sale ad.


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