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More CAB discussion on Poway Unified board agenda

Further discussion of a proposal to refinance some of the Poway Unified School District’s controversial capital appreciation bonds will be held at Monday night’s regular board meeting.

Local family accepts Medal of Honor on relative’s behalf

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A Rancho Penasquitos man is accompanying his mother who is accepting on their family’s behalf the Medal of Honor for a relative who died while fighting for the Union at Gettysburg during the Civil War.

Pomerado Hospital drills for Ebola threat

Registered Nurse Mel Kanter, left, plays the role of a potential Ebola patient while Registered Nurse Lyn Duran-Delacruz wears personal protective equipment to provide medical care during Pomerado Hospital’s Ebola drill on Monday morning. Photos by Rick Zamora

Following CDC and California Department of Public Health guidelines, Pomerado’s staff went all-out in the drill.

DA: No charges in DeMaio-related investigations

The District Attorney’s Office announced Monday that it will not file charges in two criminal investigations regarding congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, citing insufficient evidence.

Minimum wage hike opponents force council reconsideration

Opponents of San Diego’s move to incrementally increase the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour collected enough valid signatures to force the City Council to either repeal the ordinance or place the issue to an upcoming ballot, City Clerk Elizabeth Maland announced Thursday.

New Rapid bus route for Rancho Bernardo commuters starts

A new limited-stop Rapid bus route began shuttling commuters between Rancho Bernardo and UC San Diego Monday and transportation officials marked the occasion by offering free rides.

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.

Wild Birds Unlimited celebrating first anniversary

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Jerry and Arlene Martin have been flying high this first year at Wild Birds Unlimited in Scripps Ranch.

Community rallying around businesswoman with cancer

Rob Weinberg with Lane Elliott at the Rancho Bernardo Honorary Mayor campaign fundraiser party for Marc Nimetz last month. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

To help ease their friend’s financial struggles due to a second bout with cancer, a group of locals are hosting a fundraiser that will benefit Lane Elliott.

Pros, cons of minimum wage hike debated in Rancho Bernardo

Discussing the City of San Diego’s plan to increase the minimum wage within city limits  as of Jan. 1, 2015 were, from left, opponents Jason Roe and Kevin Haagenson, moderator Mark Sauer and supporter Mel Katz. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

Proponents and opponents of the city’s plan to increase the minimum wage are not likely to find common ground in the next 20 months, as indicated by a debate on Tuesday in Rancho Bernardo