Category archives for: PQ, CMR, Sabre Springs

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

‘Sorry Bandit’ sentenced to 23 years in prison

A man who held up eight gas stations at gunpoint over a 48-hour period — and was dubbed the “Sorry Bandit’’ because he apologized to his victims as he robbed them — was sentenced Monday to 23 years and four months in state prison.

Many questions at first meeting on Poway Unified bonds


A small but impassioned crowd gathered in the Rancho Bernardo High School Performing Arts Center Tuesday night to share their opinions with the Poway Unified School District Board of Education about the possibility of refunding the controversial capital appreciation bonds (CABs).

Beatty: PUSD process too restrictive to financial firms

Kimberley Beatty

The selection of two Irvine-based companies as financial advisors sparked allegations by one Poway Unified School District board member that the district was too restrictive in seeking qualified applicants