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PUSD candidate downsizes signs to meet Poway rules

School board member Marc Davis and members of his family spent time Monday trimming the size of his roadside campaign signs to comply with Poway’s amended sign code.

Sheriff warns of new telephone scam

Authorities warned the public today about a telephone scam in which thieves posing as members of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department falsely inform people they are subjects of arrest warrants as a means of extorting money from them.

Number of crimes reported in Poway down 32 percent

Preliminary statistics covering the first six months of 2014 show a significant decrease in the number of crimes reported in Poway when compared to the same period of last year.

Poway man’s 76-mile swim called off due to sharks

A team of swimmers attempting a 76-mile relay swim from Catalina Island to La Jolla Cove in support of wounded veterans abandoned the swim after multiple shark encounters, organizers said Sunday.

Meet 4S Ranch’s new youth services librarian

Kathleen Sullivan-Long started this month as 4S Ranch Library’s youth services librarian.  Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

4S Ranch Library has a new youth services librarian — Kathleen Sullivan-Long — who plans to start a weekly baby storytime early next month.

Poway mom publishes children’s book

A Poway resident has just released her first children’s novel.

Buy tickets now for Rancho Bernardo honorary mayor parties

Rancho Bernardo Honorary Mayor Alex Monroe, center, with the candidates trying to succeed him, Debbie Kurth and Marc Nimetz. Both are selling votes and tickets to their upcoming parties, which serve as fundraisers for the Rancho Bernardo Business Association contest that benefits several community groups.

Debbie Kurth and Marc Nimetz are vying to become Rancho Bernardo’s next honorary mayor.

50th Poway Days Parade needs entries, sponsors

The 50th annual Poway Days Parade is only weeks away and there is still time to get your parade entry in.

Titans: Future Poway High Museum needs your memorabilia donations

The Poway High School Alumni Association is looking for donations of school memorabilia to help fill its museum.

Rancho Bernardo artist is painting Westfield Mission Valley murals

Michael Makram painting on Aug. 16 the first of seven murals for Westfield Mission Valley mall. This one highlights Mission Hills. Photos by Matthew Lawless

Seven Westfield Mission Valley mall murals featuring community signs, classic vehicles and splashes of color reflective of local stores are the artistic creations of a Rancho Bernardo resident.