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Prep Baseball: Rancho Bernardo High’s Dean set for busy month of baseball

Kyle Dean will be playing baseball in four different events in the month of August. File photo

Kyle Dean watched his good friend Alex Jackson closely as he competed in all of the biggest baseball showcases — Under Armour All-America Game, Perfect Game All-American Classic and the Area Code Games — before his senior year last summer.

Poway home to Olympic hopeful

Joe Maloy hopes to represent USA in the triathlon in the 2016 Olympics. Photo by Delly Carr

The beautiful hills, steep trails and windy roads in and around Poway is exactly the reason Joe Maloy and a few members of The Triathlon Squad moved here from various locations around the country.

Rancho Bernardo Republican Women Federated turns 50

Rancho Bernardo Republican Women Federated members at the July 18 anniversary party who have served one or more terms as club president during its 50 years. From left, are Mary Rose Van De Weghe, LaJoyce Robinson, Vivi-Anne Riordan, Charlotte Devlin, Margie Rohan, Jean Anderson, Linda Porcelli, Janet Lynch and Lynn Ann Reagan-Jameson. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

Rancho Bernardo Republican Women Federated celebrated its golden anniversary with a summer evening party at its president’s Poway home.

Three Rancho Bernardo High baseball players named All-State

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Three players off the 2014 Rancho Bernardo High baseball team were selected to the Cal-High Sports All-State Baseball team.

Wanted: Caring individuals — The Elizabeth Hospice volunteer training is Aug. 19-21

Teen volunteers Elise Gutierrez, left, and Jocelyne Molano playing Connect 4 with a hospice patient. All photos courtesy of The Elizabeth Hospice

Caring individuals willing to help those near death and their loved ones have an opportunity to join The Elizabeth Hospice this summer.

Vote early, often for Rancho Bernardo honorary mayor

Rancho Bernardo Honorary Mayor Alex Monroe, center, with the candidates trying to succeed him, Debbie Kurth and Marc Nimetz. Both are selling votes and tickets to their upcoming parties, which serve as fundraisers for the Rancho Bernardo Business Association contest that benefits several community groups.

For the second time this year, Rancho Bernardans will be selecting a mayor — only this time it is an honorary title and they will be voting via their wallets.

Take your family to a free outdoor movie

Youngsters enjoyed a swim-in movie last year at Poway Community Park.

With summer in full swing, local parks are showing some recent and not-so-recent flicks for free under the stars.

Fitness challenge goes out to region’s walkers


Improved physical fitness and a free T-shirt await those who walk 30 miles within 30 days under a new City of San Diego-sponsored fitness program.

Golf: Carmel Highland Golf Course in Rancho Penasquitos to close

A sand trap at the Carmel Highland Golf Course shows a lack of sand and a need for drainage and reconstruction. Courtesy photo

The Carmel Highland Golf Course adjacent to the DoubleTree Resort and Spa will be closing within the next six to 12 months and the some 113 acres of land it occupies will be put to use in another way, according to its owners.

Bean finds passion at San Diego Rowing Club

Grace Bean, a soon-to-be senior at Rancho Bernardo High, loved every second of her first year on the San Diego Rowing Club Novice team.

Grace Bean did not always have such a commanding, booming voice.