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Air Force to buy 24 UAVs from Poway firm


The Air Force will purchase 24 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) manufactured by Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. for a reported $377.4 million. The contract for the MQ-9 Block 5 Reapers was announced Friday, according to website The amount includes the aircraft, shipping containers, spare parts and support equipment.

Poway Business Park hotel to be sold

The Hampton Inn & Suites opened in 2008.

The Hampton Inn & Suites in Poway will be purchased by Austin, Texas-based Summit Hotel Properties, Inc.

The Change Fitness can get you in shape

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Looking to gain some muscle, but don’t have hours to spend at the gym lifting weights? Maybe The Change Fitness, located at 15706 Pomerado Road, Suite S-106 in Poway, is right for you.

Five Guys opens in Poway

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The Five Guys Burgers and Fries chain on Tuesday opened a new location in the Poway Plaza, 13301 Poway Road.

Tutoring center celebrates first year

Gideon Shuster, right, with student John Cardno.

Celebrating its first year of operation, the Brainy Learning Center in Bernardo Heights is earning high marks from students who enjoy improving their academic knowledge in math and English.

Hilltop Preschool hosting opening event

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Hilltop Preschool is celebrating its grand opening Saturday with a fun-filled party for local families that benefits a good cause.

SDN Chamber launches online ‘job bank’


By Elizabeth Marie Himchak A new online “job bank” is making it easier for the unemployed to find hundreds of career openings throughout San Diego County. The site has links to an estimated 750 open local positions at small, locally owned businesses to international corporations including Sony, Northrop Grumman and Wal-Mart, according to Debra Rosen, [...]

Business briefs: Chamber receives accreditation

The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the San Diego North Chamber of Commerce with a 3-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.

Social media workshop is Nov. 3 in Poway

The Pomerado Newspaper Group will be hosting a social media marketing workshop on Nov. 3 to help businesses take the first step into social media.

Carmel Mountain Ranch Borders bookstore added to closure list

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The Borders bookstore in Carmel Mountain Ranch has been added to the list of more than 200 store closings stemming from the company’s bankruptcy filing.

The Borders at The Courtyard-Carmel Mountain will close by the end of May, the company announced.