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Crime up, but city still safest in county

Poway is still the safest city patrolled by the San Diego Sheriff’s Department, despite a tiny uptick in crime in 2013.

Festival will showcase the arts at Rancho Bernardo High School

Junior Ashley Sullivan hangs students’ screen printing artwork in the Rancho Bernardo High School Performing Arts Center lobby, in preparation for Friday’s festival. Photo by Olivia Baran

All are welcome to immerse themselves for free in various forms of art — including visual, theater and music — on Friday night in Rancho Bernardo.

Alleged 4S Ranch burglar to be tried on 18 counts

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, was ordered today to stand trial on 18 counts.

Poway City Council finds itself in sync with citizen budget priorities

Poway City Council members have discovered that their budget priorities are pretty much the same as those of residents who chose to participate in both a recent survey and at a special town hall meeting held Tuesday night.

Three’s not a crowd at Miss Poway pageant

From left, Miss Teen Poway Estephannia Colon, Miss Poway Kayla Hoppe and Miss Junior Teen Poway Carley Matz.

A sold-out audience watched history be made at the 53rd annual Miss Poway and Miss Teen Poway Scholarship Pageant.

Hot air balloon lands in Rancho Bernardo

A hot air balloon landed on the Duenda Road bridge in Rancho Bernardo on Tuesday evening. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

A hot air balloon on a birthday excursion had an unexpected landing near the Duenda Road bridge in Rancho Bernardo on Tuesday evening.

PUSD board to vote on superintendent’s new contract Wednesday night

Supt. John Collins

The possible extension of the contract of Supt. John Collins will be discussed at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Poway Unified School District Board of Education.

4S Ranch credit union robbed

Credit union security photo of the robbery suspect.

A 4S Ranch credit union was robbed Friday afternoon by a man who gave a teller a demand note, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The 4:50 p.m. robbery took place at the Point Loma Credit Union, 10413 Craftsman Way, the department said. The unknown suspect entered the credit union, handed a teller [...]

Community Helping Hands Day of Service is Saturday

Adults, children, shovels, rakes, hard work, canned food, and…smiles. That’s what you’ll find at the annual Community Helping Hands Day of Service being held Saturday, April 26.

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.