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AAUW sends three local girls to ‘Tech Trek’

RB AAUW selected, from left, Olivia Sparkman, Karli Gigstad and Karlie Hayes to attend Tech Trek at UCSD from June 22 to 28. Photo by Barbara Brislin

Three local incoming eighth grade girls have learned about career opportunities in science and math due to Rancho Bernardo organizations.

Take your family to a free outdoor movie

Youngsters enjoyed a swim-in movie last year at Poway Community Park.

With summer in full swing, local parks are showing some recent and not-so-recent flicks for free under the stars — including three in the next couple days.

Fitness challenge goes out to region’s walkers

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Improved physical fitness and a free T-shirt await those who walk 30 miles within 30 days under a new City of San Diego-sponsored fitness program.

Board will see water tower site proposal

Rancho Bernardans will get their first look next week at what the future Silvergate retirement facility might look like on the former Poway Unified property dubbed the water tower site.

Officials: Fire season is all year, get ready

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, left, City Councilman Mark Kersey and San Diego firefighters listen as San Diego Fire-Rescue Chief Javier Mainar explains the need for locals to get ready now for wildfires during a press conference on Monday.

Wildfire season starting four months earlier than normal this year was a wake-up call for locals to clear brush and get their personal items in order.

San Diego City Council president speaks at COGG

COGG Vice President Marty Judge, left, with San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria and COGG President Don Norris.

City Council President Todd Gloria says San Diego is “moving in the right direction” after a couple tumultuous years.

Local wines featured at festival Saturday

Dominic Brucia, Jenna Lightfoot & Debbie Anders at the Bernardo Winery booth being served their wine by Terry Austin during the San Diego Wine Festival at the Bernardo Winery on 8-6-11.

Wines made from locally-grown grapes will be showcased on Saturday afternoon during the fourth annual San Diego Wine Country Festival.

Voluntary water conservation measures in effect

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The city is calling for voluntary conservation with the implementation of Drought Response Level 1. It went into effect July 1.

Mike Peters is North San Diego Business Chamber chairman

Mike Peters of Pacific Western Bank

Increasing membership is among Mike Peters’ goals as the new North San Diego Business Chamber board chairman.

Mike Peters is North San Diego Business Chamber chairman

Mike Peters of Pacific Western Bank.

Increasing membership is among Mike Peters’ goals as the new North San Diego Business Chamber board chairman.

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