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Tickets selling fast for RB Chorale’s holiday show

Pat Bean directs the RB Chorale.

By Elizabeth Marie Himchak You better act fast if you want tickets to RB Chorale’s 40th annual holiday show, “Mistletoe Magic,” especially for the Sunday matinee. Founder and Director Pat Bean said on Monday that around 100 of the 800 or so tickets remain for the 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14 performance, a show especially [...]

New dining options in Rancho Bernardo, 4S Ranch

Progress as of Nov. 11 on the new building going up in The Plaza between Big 5 Sporting Goods and Aaron Brothers. Starbucks is moving into one of its suites.  Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

Several new dining establishments are on the horizon for Rancho Bernardo and 4S Ranch residents.

Kersey reflects on first half of San Diego City Council term

Mark Kersey

City Councilman Mark Kersey is nearing the halfway point in his first four-year term representing District 5, an introduction to City Hall that did not turn out the way anyone expected when he was sworn into office in 2012.

Deputies increasing patrols for holiday shopping season

By Elizabeth Marie Himchak The San Diego Sheriff’s Department is increasing patrols at local shopping centers to protect holiday shoppers and reminding residents to be proactive in crime prevention. The department’s Holiday Watch begins this week and continues through early next year. It includes more patrols by uniformed and undercover deputies in various settings, including [...]

Former NFL QB to star in video boasting Poway

Television personality and former NFL quarterback Terry Bradshaw will be touting the advantages of living and working in Poway in a new video to be filmed early next year.

Veterans housing project on Poway City Council agenda

A proposal to build 30 affordable townhouses that would be purchased by veterans will be discussed at next Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

Emery: This is geezer camping at its best!

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We recently had the opportunity to step back in time and do a little tent camping in the outback of the Anza Borrego Desert State Park, in Sheep Canyon.

Philanthropy council honors Rancho Bernardo volunteer

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Rancho Bernardo resident Nick Anastasopoulos has been honored for his years of volunteerism in the community.

Poway school drumming up support for ukuleles

Pomerado Elementary Principal Luis Ortiz, left, accepts a check for $1,000 for the after school ukulele program from, left to right, Tyler Burmeister, Sophia Burmeister, Jim Lafenhagen and Ayane Burmeister.

Pomerado Elementary School is looking to start an after-school music program — with a bit of an unusual twist.

Poway Home Depot robbery suspects plead guilty

A Lakeside man charged with threatening Home Depot employees in Poway with a makeshift flame-thrower after stealing some tools pleaded guilty Thursday to robbery, child endangerment and driving under the influence of methamphetamine.