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City Council candidates offer views on issues

A political newcomer is competing with two incumbents for two seats on the Poway City Council.

Candidate critics file spending report

The couple responsible for the negative roadside campaign signs against two school board members and Poway’s mayor have reported spending $3,181 on their efforts between Oct. 1 and 18.

Mayoral race finances running close

The two candidates for Poway mayor are only a few dollars apart in campaign fundraising and spending, according new reports.

Reporter wins Press Club awards

Rancho Bernardo News Journal staff reporter Elizabeth Marie Himchak received four awards during San Diego Press Club’s 41st annual Excellence in Journalism awards ceremony on Tuesday night.

Couple accused of Home Depot robbery waive hearing

A couple accused of carrying out a robbery during which the husband allegedly threatened employees at a Poway home-improvement store with a makeshift flame-thrower waived their right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday and agreed to be bound over for trial.

Union money rolls into Poway Unified school races

In recent weeks school employee labor groups have poured $57,000 into the Poway Unified School District board race and one candidate has accepted over $17,000 in campaign help from a group about which she says she knows very little.

Poway Business Expo is Wednesday

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

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.