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Your guide to local holiday happenings

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Here is an assortment of activities in the region that are free or have various costs.

Tickets selling fast for RB Chorale’s holiday show

Pat Bean directs the RB Chorale.

By Elizabeth Marie Himchak You better act fast if you want tickets to RB Chorale’s 40th annual holiday show, “Mistletoe Magic,” especially for the Sunday matinee. Founder and Director Pat Bean said on Monday that around 100 of the 800 or so tickets remain for the 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14 performance, a show especially [...]

It’s all business at Pomerado Elementary

Pomerado Elementary School fourth grader Kirsten Newkirk, left, with Ashford University volunteer Kathryn Wirz during a presentation. Photos by Emily Sorensen

Students at Pomerado Elementary School got the opportunity to dip their toes into the world of finance, business and employment thanks to a visit from Junior Achievement.

Prep Football: Rancho Bernardo High ready to collide with San Marcos in Division II semifinal

Broncos defenders Nathan Powell, bottom, and Ross Lovato, right, tackle a Scripps Ranch player during last week's win. Photo by Tim Garcia

Tristan McCoy was a star linebacker and team captain at Rancho Bernardo High in 1995 — the last time the football program won a San Diego Section championship.

Prep Football: Rancho Bernardo High advances to section semifinals for first time in 10 years

Kameron Calhoun, right, had two interceptions for the Broncos Friday night. File photo

The Rancho Bernardo High football team lost starting running back Tyree Range for the season after he suffered a knee injury on Oct. 24. But the ground game has not missed a beat with Anthony Barnum and Milan Grice filling the void.

Jerusalem conservatory picks late RB man’s only composition

Ray and Darleen Herriman, with their son, Matthew, when they performed at the 2010 Kyoto Prize event.

Three years after his death, a local man’s only known choral piece will be performed in Jerusalem this holiday season, an apt setting for a song about the birth of Jesus.

4S Ranch HOA explains its turf reduction plan

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Drought-tolerant landscaping along some public medians could be in the near future for 4S Ranch.

Volunteers pack 82,512 meals, exceed event goal

From left, Alexandra, Arianna and Henry Evans; Molly Abrom and Emma Carrington working at one of the food packing stations.

The food packing event held at Poway High School on Sunday was declared a success, exceeding its already-extended goal by over 500 meals.

Rancho Bernardo Thanksgiving luncheon is Tuesday

Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation board members, from left, Nick Anastasopoulos, Debbie Kurth and Scott Lawn with some of the live and silent auction items up for bid at the Rancho Bernardo Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday. Photo by Larry McIntyre

Getting a deal on a special gift while helping the Rancho Bernardo community at the same time will be easy for those attending the 25th annual Rancho Bernardo Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday.

Athlete of the Week: Rancho Bernardo High’s Murray learns to use arm strategically in pool

Broncos senior Andrew Murray.Photo by Martyn Collins

Andrew Murray spent most of his time on the baseball field and basketball court as a youngster. So he did exactly what you would expect him to do when he first jumped into the pool to play water polo — let it fly.