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Oveturned fuel tanker closes northbound I-15

Hazmat crews worked today to clean up about 2,200 gallons of gasoline that spilled onto Interstate 15 near Carmel Mountain Ranch and into a nearby storm drain after a fuel tanker overturned and ruptured its tank, authorities said.

Broncos selling breakfast tickets

The Rancho Bernardo High School choir, pictured at last year’s pancake breakfast, will be among groups performing at and selling tickets to this year’s fundraiser on Sept. 27. File photo

The Broncos at Rancho Bernardo High School will once again be serving up pancakes and sausages as they raise funds for more than a dozen groups.

Celebrate Rancho Bernardo Dog Park’s 10th anniversary on Saturday

Jewels and owner Lisa Sheehan playing in the Rancho Bernardo Dog Park in 2011. File photo

Area dogs and their two-legged family members are invited to a party on Saturday to celebrate Rancho Bernardo Dog Park’s 10th anniversary.

Palomar Health CEO to earn $725K in first year

Robert Hemker

Palomar Health plans to pay its new president and CEO $725,000 during his first year in the post, not including bonuses and other financial perks.

Tyler King debuts new documentary

Tyler King with his parents during a 2010 memorial service held for his murdered sister, Chelsea.

Chelsea King’s legacy is continuing with a new documentary by her brother, 17-year-old Tyler King.

Poway City Council embraces ‘host town’ activities

Now convinced that the community will support the program with money and volunteers, City Council members on Tuesday night unanimously endorsed Poway becoming a “host town” to next summer’s Special Olympics World Games.

PCPA tour leads to Art Garfunkel show

Art Garfunkel, of Simon & Garfunkel fame, will be performing a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, said executive director Michael Rennie.

Beatty: PUSD process too restrictive to financial firms

Kimberley Beatty

The selection of two Irvine-based companies as financial advisors sparked allegations by one Poway Unified School District board member that the district was too restrictive in seeking qualified applicants

PUSD slates three public workshops on CAB refunding

The first of three public forums on the possibility of the Poway Unified School District refunding a portion of its controversial capital appreciation bonds will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night, Sept. 23, at Rancho Bernardo High School.

Volunteers, sponsors sought for Poway Halloween event

A zombie conductor at last year's "Once Upon a Hallowe'en."

Sponsors and volunteers are being sought for the seventh annual “Once Upon a Hallowe’en,” to be held on the evening of Sunday, Oct. 26 in Old Poway Park.