Category archives for: 4S Ranch

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.

Rancho Bernardo High homecoming has a western theme

Rancho Bernardo High’s homecoming court members dressed in western attire on Monday. Front row, from left, seniors Estephannia Colon, Holly Von Dohlen and Katie Carpenter; and sophomore Aly Murray. Middle row, junior Devin Dunn; seniors Dylan Cabrerra and Hannah Jaeger; freshman Caitlin Kelley; and sophomore Leo Wagner. Back row, seniors Sam Fenlason, Andrew Parker and Patrick Norris; and freshman Justin Baggs. Not pictured, junior Julia Moluf. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

You might want to get your western gear on before heading over to Rancho Bernardo High’s homecoming festivities on Friday night.

Peters, DeMaio face off in Rancho Bernardo

COGG President Don Norris, center, with 52nd Congressional incumbent Scott Peters, left, and challenger Carl DeMaio. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

Verbal arrows flew between Congressman Scott Peters and challenger Carl DeMaio when the 52nd Congressional District opponents faced off in Rancho Bernardo on Tuesday.

Next Monday is deadline to register to vote in November

San Diego County residents have until Monday, Oct. 20 to register to vote in the Nov. 4 general election, Registrar of Voters Michael Vu said.

Del Norte students ‘Rewind the Clock’ at homecoming

Del Norte High’s Homecoming Court members hammed it up for the camera on Tuesday, dressed in their “country club” attire, the day’s spirit theme. From left are freshmen Amanda Collins and Tyler Papineau; sophomores John Deney and Anita Clifford; juniors Daniel Niquette and Kensie Soule; and seniors Dominique Diller, Parker Lappin, Murray Andrews and Morgan Moody. Not pictured are seniors Catherine Gallanagh and Vaibhav Jayaraman. Photo by Janessa Lin and Joy Donaldson

Del Norte High students are stepping back in time this week as they “Rewind the Clock,” the theme of their homecoming festivities.

Weekend open houses at Poway, Rancho Bernardo and 4S Ranch fire stations

The Poway, Rancho Bernardo and 4S Ranch fire stations will host open houses this weekend to kick off National Fire Prevention Week.

Heart and sole: 4S Ranch girl collects 2,036 pairs of shoes

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A summertime project came to an end on Saturday for 11-year-old Trinity Barbera as she waved goodbye to a FedEx truck containing 2,036 pairs of used shoes she collected.

Crime drops in 4S Ranch


Violent crime slightly rose while property crime significantly decreased in 4S Ranch during the first half of this year compared to the same period of 2013, according to statistics posted on ARJIS, the Automated Regional Justice Information System.

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.