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FROM EQUIPMENT MANAGER TO QB: Former Rancho Bernardo High signal caller Sessions gets improbable shot to play at Colorado

Rancho Bernardo High graduate Trent Sessions never thought he would suit up at the University of Colorado. Courtesy photo

Trent Sessions is leading touchdown drives again.

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.

Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club celebrates 50 years

Past and current Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club presidents, from left, Ramona Artherton, Jean Anderson, Lucille Rabinowitz, Sue Wahl, Marsha Franklin, Jan Bakan and Diana Shatz with the club’s 50th anniversary time capsule. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club members and friends have celebrated the philanthropic organization’s golden anniversary in style.

Athlete of the Week: Thomason soaring to new heights at Rancho Bernardo High

Augusta Thomason has reached new heights since transferring to Rancho Bernardo High. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Too many coaches can often lead to confusion, but for Augusta Thomason it has led her to heights she has never reached before.

Prep Boys Lacrosse: Rancho Bernardo High, Poway have history of dramatic finishes

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There are a few things you can almost always expect when Rancho Bernardo High and Poway square off on the turf in boys lacrosse: a close, hard-fought game and the Titans’ Jacob O’Donnell getting his chances to score at the end.

Teddy bears needed for memorable Mother’s Day

Lisa Lipsey with teddy bears collected for last year’s Get on the Bus.

Teddy bears or $15 donations are needed by April 25 to make Mother’s Day a little more special for children and teens who will be visiting their moms in prison.

Parents hear first-hand accounts from teens under academic stress

Poway Unified students Chris Szarek. Emma Bottin, Katerina Stern and Pierre Sobhani talked about the academic pressure they face as teenagers.  Photo by Emily Sorensen

The number one issue teens face today isn’t drugs or sex, but academic pressure, according to students themselves.