Category archives for: Rancho Bernardo

Hot air balloon lands in Rancho Bernardo

A hot air balloon landed on the Duenda Road bridge in Rancho Bernardo on Tuesday evening. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

A hot air balloon on a birthday excursion had an unexpected landing near the Duenda Road bridge in Rancho Bernardo on Tuesday evening.

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.

Rancho Bernardo grant applicant forum set for April 28

Rancho Bernardo nonprofit groups that would like a grant to promote civic engagement and leadership can learn more about applying for money at an April 28 forum.

‘Hats Off’ to Rancho Bernardo volunteers on April 26

The 2014 Hats Off to Volunteers Committee includes, from left, co-chairman Nick Anastasopoulos, Robin Kaufman and co-chairman Scott Lawn.

Rancho Bernardo will be recognizing 67 individuals during the fifth annual Hats Off to Volunteers on Saturday, April 26.

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.

Petco moving corporate offices, 650 jobs to Rancho Bernardo

Petco on Thursday announced it will be moving its corporate headquarters, and about 650 employees, to a 300,000-square-foot building in the Rancho Bernardo Business Park.

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.

Seniors, children bond in inaugural games

Isabel Dinh, a St. Michael’s fourth grader, races ahead as her partner, Poway resident Fran Israel sees her egg fall during the egg and spoon race in Rancho Bernardo Community Park on Tuesday. They were among 77 youth and 45 senior participants in the North County Intergenerational Games. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

Seniors and children gained new insights into one another on Tuesday when they gathered at Rancho Bernardo Community Park for the inaugural North County Intergenerational Games.

Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club celebrates 50 years

Past and current Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club presidents, from left, Ramona Artherton, Jean Anderson, Lucille Rabinowitz, Sue Wahl, Marsha Franklin, Jan Bakan and Diana Shatz with the club’s 50th anniversary time capsule. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club members and friends have celebrated the philanthropic organization’s golden anniversary in style.

Overpass work to close Ted Williams Parkway at night

Ted Williams Parkway at Shoal Creek Drive will be closed or severely blocked tonight, Tuesday night and Wednesday night as crews work on the new pedestrian overpass that will span the parkway.