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Festival will showcase the arts at Rancho Bernardo High School

Junior Ashley Sullivan hangs students’ screen printing artwork in the Rancho Bernardo High School Performing Arts Center lobby, in preparation for Friday’s festival. Photo by Olivia Baran

All are welcome to immerse themselves for free in various forms of art — including visual, theater and music — on Friday night in Rancho Bernardo.

Athlete of the Week: NO TRESPASSING: Johnson excels on his own island for Poway High

Poway High senior defender Shane Johnson, right, often needs no help to shutdown some of the top attackers. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Shane Johnson takes it personally when someone tries to invade his island.

Prep Softball: Rancho Bernardo High, Poway to collide in first-place showdown in ‘Game at the Lake’

Tiana Miller is one of the top hitters on Rancho Bernardo High. Photo by Sherri Cortez

The Rancho Bernardo High softball team has held the all-time series lead in “The Game at the Lake” since 2009. But after two straight years of Poway victories, that advantage is in danger of completely evaporating.

Rancho Bernardo man training favorite to win Kentucky Derby

Trainer Art Sherman, right, enjoys a laugh at Los Alamitos with Jay Privman of the Daily Racing Form on April 6, the day after his Kentucky Derby-bound colt, California Chrome, romped in the Santa Anita Derby.  Photo by Ed Zieralski

Art Sherman has lived in Rancho Bernardo for only about a year.

Hot air balloon lands in Rancho Bernardo

A hot air balloon landed on the Duenda Road bridge in Rancho Bernardo on Tuesday evening. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

A hot air balloon on a birthday excursion had an unexpected landing near the Duenda Road bridge in Rancho Bernardo on Tuesday evening.

Prep Baseball: Rancho Bernardo High wins Lions Tournament Classic Division title

The Broncos' Casey Henderson delivers a pitch in the championship game of the Classic Division in the Lions Tournament Thursday. Photo by Charlie Neuman

Casey Henderson hurled a three-hit shutout, had three hits and scored twice as the No. 2-ranked Broncos beat Granite Hills 6-0 at Cal State San Marcos in the Classic Division championship game of the 64th annual Lions Tournament.

April 17 social media seminar intended for parents

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Parents of teens will get the chance to learn more about the ever-changing world of social media at a Poway Unified School District event on April 17.

Miss Poway pageant draws 31 entrants; New title created

AA 4x 2014 Miss Poway Contestants

The Miss Junior Teen Poway candidates are: Back row, from left: Lindsay Harris, Carley Matz, Jackie Petescia, Silvia Roy, Hannah Vu, Lauren Pierce and Blaire Bas.

Box Canyon Band brings bluegrass to Poway Library

The Box Canyon Band is, from left, Jim Henderson, Tom Dillon, Eric Bentley, Steve Spiker and Lou Shrinkle.

The Poway Library will be coming alive with the sounds of bluegrass 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at 13137 Poway Road.

Lessons learned: Reporter spends day as cop

Staff Writer Elizabeth Marie Himchak taking cover behind the door of a patrol car during an exercise when the speeding driver she pulled over started “shooting” at her.   Photo by Dana Littlefield/U-T San Diego

I stood at the ready — one hand on my gun, the other on my baton. My eyes never left his ever-moving hands.