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PUSD candidate downsizes signs to meet Poway rules

School board member Marc Davis and members of his family spent time Monday trimming the size of his roadside campaign signs to comply with Poway’s amended sign code.

Sheriff warns of new telephone scam

Authorities warned the public today about a telephone scam in which thieves posing as members of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department falsely inform people they are subjects of arrest warrants as a means of extorting money from them.

Number of crimes reported in Poway down 32 percent

Preliminary statistics covering the first six months of 2014 show a significant decrease in the number of crimes reported in Poway when compared to the same period of last year.

An ‘out-of-this-world’ adventure

Kathleen Porter, second from left, with other educators during one of their “space missions.”

Poway Unified students and teachers could be learning more about NASA, what it takes to be an astronaut and work in other space-related careers from their peers.

Willis Allen hosting benefit tourney

golf ball

Willis Allen Real Estate is hosting the fourth annual “We Support The Troops” charity golf tournament to be held on Monday, Sept. 8 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn Resort golf course.

Is life insurance needed in retirement?

web senior couple

While many retirees choose to stop paying their life insurance premiums when they no longer have young families to take care of, there are a few reasons you may still want to keep your policy.

Poway council rejects two planning appeals

Neighborhood disputes involving the proposed placement of a manufactured home and the significant expansion of another home were aired at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

Crime Log: Issue of Aug. 21, 2014


Crimes reported in our region.

Vacation photos: Issue of Aug. 21, 2014

Pat Fuller, a Poway resident since 1965, at Stonehenge.

Reader-submitted photos from around the world.

Guest column: Animals aren’t the only ones who benefit from adoption

Pets play a very special role in our lives. They can be a child’s best friend, a young adult’s loyal companion, and a comfort to seniors.