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May 3 barbecue, concert will help struggling local veterans

A May 3 barbecue fundraiser featuring modern country music will raise money to help area veterans going through unexpected hardships.

Testimony begins in preliminary hearing for 4S Ranch burglary suspect

Testimony got underway today in the preliminary hearing of a man charged with 11 residential burglaries, including a break-in at a home in 4S Ranch while a 12-year-old boy was home alone.

Challenger to enter Poway Unified school board race

Michelle O’Connor-Ratcliff

The first challenger for a seat on the Poway Unified School District Board of Education is expected to announce her candidacy on Monday.

Michelle O’Connor-Ratcliff

Communities planning egg hunts on Friday and Saturday

A fourth generation Rancho Bernardan, 2-year-old Chloe Heintz, was among children who searched for eggs on April 5 in Rancho Bernardo Community Park during the annual Spring Fling hosted by Rancho Bernardo Recreation Council. Photo by Criselda Yee

Youngsters — and the young-at-heart — will be scouring grassy fields on Friday and Saturday when several egg hunts are held throughout the area. Below is a list of some events. Don’t forget to bring a basket to hold all the goodies.

Pageant queens look back on year representing Poway

With the Miss Poway Scholarship Pageant being held on Saturday, April 19, it’s time to say goodbye to our current Miss Poway and Miss Teen Poway.

Rancho Bernardo grant applicant forum set for April 28

Rancho Bernardo nonprofit groups that would like a grant to promote civic engagement and leadership can learn more about applying for money at an April 28 forum.

First step taken to underground Espola Road lines

The Poway City Council took the initial step Tuesday night to create a district necessary to underground the utility lines under a portion of Espola Road.

Chance meeting leads city manager to Poway

A chance late-January meeting with a professional recruiter at a governmental conference is the reason Dan Singer will go to work June 1 as Poway’s new city manager.

‘Hats Off’ to Rancho Bernardo volunteers on April 26

The 2014 Hats Off to Volunteers Committee includes, from left, co-chairman Nick Anastasopoulos, Robin Kaufman and co-chairman Scott Lawn.

Rancho Bernardo will be recognizing 67 individuals during the fifth annual Hats Off to Volunteers on Saturday, April 26.

Car strikes garage of Poway home

A suspected drunken driver slammed his car into a home’s garage in Poway early today but no one was hurt, authorities said.