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Several local veterans back from memorable Honor Flight trip

Poway resident Harold Penner, left, and Rancho Bernardo resident Hobart Steely at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., during the Honor Flight San Diego trip.

By Elizabeth Marie Himchak Several Rancho Bernardo and Poway World War II veterans saw the national memorial honoring their wartime service in a never-to-be-forgotten way earlier this month. Rancho Bernardans Joel Halpern, Hal “Mac” McNicol Jr., Sebastian Nicastro and Hobart Steely; plus Powegians Ben Marcus and Harold Penner were among the 80 veterans in the [...]

Tickets on sale for annual Rancho Bernardo Thanksgiving Luncheon

A scene from last year's annual RB Thanksgiving Luncheon.

With less than a month to go until Rancho Bernardo’s Thanksgiving Luncheon, the push is on to sell tickets to the community and recruit sponsors.

Pomerado Hospital drills for Ebola threat

Registered Nurse Mel Kanter, left, plays the role of a potential Ebola patient while Registered Nurse Lyn Duran-Delacruz wears personal protective equipment to provide medical care during Pomerado Hospital’s Ebola drill on Monday morning. Photos by Rick Zamora

Following CDC and California Department of Public Health guidelines, Pomerado’s staff went all-out in the drill.

Prep Football: Rancho Bernardo High stuns Ramona, clinches first league title in 10 years

Tucker Reed and the Broncos clinched at least a share of their first Palomar League title since 2004. File photo

Not many knew the name Milan Grice before Thursday night. But the Rancho Bernardo High JV call-up changed that with a varsity football debut he and his teammates will remember for a lifetime.

Athlete of the Week: Reyes small in stature, but delivers big on golf course for Rancho Bernardo High

Freshman Calista Reyes helped the Broncos capture their first Palomar League title in school history. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Calista Reyes stands just 5-feet tall and is smaller than most of her competition — but she can still drive a golf ball off the tee just as far as many of the other girls.

Halloween events for young and young-at-heart

There is plenty to do locally this halloween season.

Whether dressing up as a fanciful fairy tale character, superhero or scary monster, there will be plenty for those of all ages to enjoy in the days leading up to Halloween.

Poway declared ‘host town’ for Special Olympics World Games

Poway city officials pose will local Special Olympics athletes and supporters at Wednesday's press conference. Photo by Steve Dreyer

‘The City in the Country” is now an official “host town” for next summer’s Special Olympics World Games.

Former Poway High students, teachers attend opening of Titan Museum and Hall of Fame

Poway High graduates from the class of 1964 pose for a photo in front of the 1960's decade at the Titan Museum and Hall of Fame on Friday at the grand opening. From left: Jo Anne Macduff, Linda, Galloway, Linda Maron, Eileen Lynch, Julie Walcott, Bill Reher. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Some of Poway High School’s first teachers and students were back on campus Friday afternoon, sharing memories and laughs while enjoying the grand opening of the Titan Museum and Hall of Fame.

Breast cancer-stricken Poway High coach staying positive

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Becky Williams is a big believer in routine checkups with her doctor.

Chinese field trip leads to family discovery

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Several years ago, the Yee family of Poway was surprised to learn about their family history on a trip to China. Recently, they were able to celebrate that family history in New York.