Category archives for: PQ, CMR, Sabre Springs

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.

Challenger to enter Poway Unified school board race

Michelle O’Connor-Ratcliff

The first challenger for a seat on the Poway Unified School District Board of Education is expected to announce her candidacy on Monday.

Michelle O’Connor-Ratcliff

San Diego’s mayor unveils his budget proposal

A nearly $3 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year in the city of San Diego will add funding for infrastructure and public safety, and continue to restore neighborhood services, Mayor Kevin Faulconer said on Monday.

Poway Unified names three Teachers of the Year


The Poway Unified School District’s three Teachers of the Year for 2014 are Mt. Carmel High’s Mike Bird, Willow Grove Elementary’s Stephanie Martin and Sunset Hills Elementary’s Crystal Ochoa.

Lessons learned: Reporter spends day as cop

Staff Writer Elizabeth Marie Himchak taking cover behind the door of a patrol car during an exercise when the speeding driver she pulled over started “shooting” at her.   Photo by Dana Littlefield/U-T San Diego

I stood at the ready — one hand on my gun, the other on my baton. My eyes never left his ever-moving hands.

PUSD launches online feature for questions, concerns


Parents, students and community members now have a new way to communicate with the Poway Unified School District.

Supporters, opponents of PUSD schools chief speak at special meeting

About 20 people attended the special board meeting held by the Poway Unified School District Monday night.

Highway 56 widening gets San Diego City Council’s nod

The San Diego City Council got the ball rolling Tuesday on a project to expand state Route 56 from four to six lanes to relieve chronic congestion.

Four locals still in running to be next Petco Park announcer

The voice booming out of the public address system at Petco Park for the 2014 San Diego Padres’ season could end up being one from right here in the local community.

Hit-run driver sought after injury Sabre Springs crash

San Diego police today searched for a man who fled the scene after crashing into a fellow motorist in Sabre Springs, leaving the other driver with several broken bones.