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Once Upon a Hallowe’en is Sunday in Old Poway Park

Get your costumes and head on over to Old Poway Park on Sunday to celebrate Halloween with Once Upon a Hallowe’en, which begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs until 8:30 p.m.

PUSD candidates vary on issues

Eight contenders are competing for three seats on the Poway Unified School District School board, including two incumbents, Marc Davis and Todd Gutschow, in the Nov. 4 election. The candidates are profiled in alphabetical order.

Poway mayoral candidates offer views on the issues

Poway voters on Nov. 4 will decide whether they want to keep a long-time elected official as the city’s mayor or try someone relatively new to the political scene.

Tony Gwynn to be honored with I-15 memorial signs

County supervisors on Tuesday are expected to authorize spending $7,500 to finance two signs dedicating a portion Interstate 15 to the memory of Padres great and Poway resident Tony Gwynn.

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.

Teens are teaching kids about politics, government

The Youth Political Awareness PAC leadership team includes, front row from left, Gleb Shevchuk, Andrew Childers, Natalie Taylor, Elise Hoffman and Emily Plantier. Back row, Sam Haber, Justin Shin, Mallory Broberg and Matthew Santos. Photo courtesy of YPA

A group of politically-minded teenagers — most of whom are not old enough to vote — have formed an organization to promote political awareness among children.

Del Norte play puts happier ending on classic

Ready to burn books are the firestarters, from left, Victoria Wilson, Tyler McDonald, Tri Le and Nick Diprima; their chief, Beatty (Nick Ninkov) and fellow firestarter Montag (Shane Doyle), who is questioning their actions in “Fahrenheit 451,” playing at 7 p.m. Oct. 23-25 at Del Norte High. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

A literary classic is debuting on the Del Norte High stage this week, but with a happier ending than that written for its 1953 novel.

County poised to add 100 acres to Poway’s Goodan Ranch

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors gave preliminary approval Wednesday to the purchase of about 345 acres of open land, including 100 acres in Poway, for around $5 million to protect habitat for the California gnatcatcher.

Rancho Bernardo resident pledges $1.1 million to Interfaith

A Rancho Bernardo resident has pledged a $1.1 million donation to Interfaith Community Services, just the latest in his family’s quarter-century of financial support.

Poway Business Expo is Oct. 29

The Poway Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Chamber Business Expo at the Maderas Golf Club this year.