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Poway mayoral candidates offer views on the issues

Poway voters on Nov. 4 will decide whether they want to keep a long-time elected official as the city’s mayor or try someone relatively new to the political scene.

Vacation photos: Issue of Oct. 23, 2014

Brianna and Amber Nerio at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn.

Reader-submitted photos from around the world.

Community Calendar: Issue of Oct. 23, 2014

Events and meetings in our region.

Tony Gwynn to be honored with I-15 memorial signs

County supervisors on Tuesday are expected to authorize spending $7,500 to finance two signs dedicating a portion Interstate 15 to the memory of Padres great and Poway resident Tony Gwynn.

Editorial: Another campaign report needed before election

We like the rule requiring one more pre-election filing so that last-minute infusions of contributions can be disclosed prior to Election Day.

Letters to the editor: Issue of Oct. 23, 2014

Readers comment on negative campaign signs, school bonds and the local congressional race.

Wooton: Finding the right care level for your teen

Will Wooton

It often baffles me that so many families miss the mark identifying what the issues are with teens.

Elias: Kashkari’s fire may give him a future

Thomas Elias

No candidate likes to admit in October that he has virtually no chance to win the office he’s running for. So it is today with Neel Kashkari, who is Gov. Jerry Brown’s reelection opponent.

Poway declared ‘host town’ for Special Olympics World Games

Poway city officials pose will local Special Olympics athletes and supporters at Wednesday's press conference. Photo by Steve Dreyer

‘The City in the Country” is now an official “host town” for next summer’s Special Olympics World Games.

County poised to add 100 acres to Poway’s Goodan Ranch

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors gave preliminary approval Wednesday to the purchase of about 345 acres of open land, including 100 acres in Poway, for around $5 million to protect habitat for the California gnatcatcher.