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New water rules in 4S Ranch start Friday; Rancho Bernardo has fewer restrictions

4S Ranch residents will be required to restrict their water use starting Friday, while Rancho Bernardans will remain under less stringent guidelines.

Pathway of Pride gets 12 more plaques

City Councilman Mark Kersey, standing sixth from right, with the 2014 Pathway of Pride honorees and donors after the July 24 ceremony. Photo by Steve Dreyer

A dozen engraved granite plaques have been added to the Pathway of Pride, bringing the total to 282 since it was established in 1993 at Webb Park.

Carmel Mountain Ranch bank robbed Friday

Police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed the San Diego County Credit Union in Carmel Mountain Ranch early Friday afternoon.

Young Rancho Bernardo artists design Horton Plaza mural

Art teacher Susan Stone with her students who created the winning design. From left, James Dai, Sara Ritchie and Austin Stone. Photo by Phillip A. Stone

By Elizabeth Marie Himchak Three young artists living in Rancho Bernardo will have their work displayed at Westfield Horton Plaza for at least a year starting next month. Art teacher Susan Stone submitted a mural proposal of six surfboards with images of San Diego as imagined by three of her students, 9-year-old Sara Ritchie and [...]

City survey seeks residents’ thoughts about trees

Does Rancho Bernardo need more or better maintained trees and plants in its public right-of-way areas?

Don’t miss Moonlight’s ‘Mary Poppins’

The cast of Moonlight Stage Productions’ “Mary Poppins” performing “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” The cast includes Jessica Bernard (Mary Poppins) and Leigh Wakeford (Bert). Photo by Ken Jacques

A “super,” not-to-be-missed production of “Mary Poppins” has floated into the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista.

Rancho Bernardo planners get first look at Silvergate design

A drawing of what Silvergate Rancho Bernardo's owners would like the retirement and memory care facility to look like upon the 10.88-acre parcel at 6061 Avenida Venusto.

Rancho Bernardo Planning Board’s chairman says he wants to see a more useful park area when Silvergate Rancho Bernardo representatives return to the group months from now to formally request a community plan amendment.

Rancho Bernardo Republican Women Federated turns 50

Rancho Bernardo Republican Women Federated members at the July 18 anniversary party who have served one or more terms as club president during its 50 years. From left, are Mary Rose Van De Weghe, LaJoyce Robinson, Vivi-Anne Riordan, Charlotte Devlin, Margie Rohan, Jean Anderson, Linda Porcelli, Janet Lynch and Lynn Ann Reagan-Jameson. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

Rancho Bernardo Republican Women Federated celebrated its golden anniversary with a summer evening party at its president’s Poway home.

Dye becomes Rancho Bernardo Lions Club president

Continuing the Rancho Bernardo Lions Club’s philanthropic efforts, increasing youth involvement via LEOs and attracting more younger members are among President Betty Jean Dye’s goals.

Music, dancing, comedy coming to Rancho Bernardo on July 27

Jacqi Bowe

Broadway show tunes, tap dancing and family-friendly comedy will be featured at the Ed Brown Senior Center’s upcoming “Sunday Afternoons @ 3” performance.