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StoneRidge Country Club has new deals, updated facilities

StoneRidge Country Club’s head golf professional Mike Feeney, left, and general manager Ron Gorski. Photo by Emily Sorensen

StoneRidge Country Club is working hard to make sure its guests have the best experience possible.

D-Day cruise is personal for Rancho Bernardo couple

Bill Hanvey, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, David Eisenhower and Kit Hanvey during their cruise last month that included D-Day 70th anniversary events.

A Rancho Bernardo couple gained personal insights from the grandchildren of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Prime Minister Winston Churchill when attending D-Day 70th anniversary events in France.

Emery: ‘Tunas’ in my swimming pool!

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For those that mourn the younger generation’s lack of motivation or drive, I give you the Tunas in rebuttal.

Prep Baseball: Rancho Bernardo High’s Finley, Dean using spotlight to raise money for Rady Children’s Hospital

Rancho Bernardo High teammates Kyle Dean, left, and Drew Finley, right, are raising money for Rady Children's Hospital. Courtesy photo

One visit to Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego has changed Drew Finley’s outlook on life. The Rancho Bernardo High senior baseball player knows it will change even more when he goes back for a second trip.

Alumni Report: Poway High grad Bastow leading youth summer fitness program

Brit Bastow, left, leads a group of young kids through a workout at Lake Poway's softball field last year. Courtesy photo

Longtime Poway High wrestling coach Wayne Branstetter has plucked many students out of his physical education class and pointed them toward the mat during his time as a teacher.

Campaign trying to lasso country music star

Anna Vaus, right, with friends Krista Holzman, left and Carolyn Swint.             Photo by Kevin Trevellyan

Hunter Hayes was touring Japan on July 24 while a booth bearing his name sat under the blistering Poway sun.

Pathway of Pride gets 12 more plaques

City Councilman Mark Kersey, standing sixth from right, with the 2014 Pathway of Pride honorees and donors after the July 24 ceremony. Photo by Steve Dreyer

A dozen engraved granite plaques have been added to the Pathway of Pride, bringing the total to 282 since it was established in 1993 at Webb Park.

Young Rancho Bernardo artists design Horton Plaza mural

Art teacher Susan Stone with her students who created the winning design. From left, James Dai, Sara Ritchie and Austin Stone. Photo by Phillip A. Stone

By Elizabeth Marie Himchak Three young artists living in Rancho Bernardo will have their work displayed at Westfield Horton Plaza for at least a year starting next month. Art teacher Susan Stone submitted a mural proposal of six surfboards with images of San Diego as imagined by three of her students, 9-year-old Sara Ritchie and [...]

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.