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Rancho Bernardo High junior leads ‘Red, White and Coo’ drive

RB ftr baby showers

A Rancho Bernardo High School junior is spearheading an effort to collect new baby clothes and other items for military families.

Kiwanians serving pancakes Saturday

Skip cooking breakfast on Saturday morning and instead head over to Rancho Bernardo High for the 46th annual RB Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast.

Museum rolls out plans for wagon

Phil Ewing, an expert blacksmith and wheelwright, straightening a spring leaf, part of the work required to repair an authentic mud wagon frame that Rancho Bernardo Historical Society volunteers will use to construct a wagon replica. Photo by Richard Thorpe

The Rancho Bernardo Historical Society is embarking on a new endeavor to help it illustrate the area’s past — volunteers are going to build a mud wagon replica.

Rancho Bernardo youngster granted wish to see platypuses

Make-A-Wish recipient Ben Krueger, right, with his younger brother, Leon, and parents, Stephanie and Ingolf, who will be going to Australia this fall to fulfill Ben’s wish of seeing a platypus in person for the first time. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

When 11-year-old Ben Krueger returned to St. Michael’s School in Poway on Wednesday, he had a lot of good news to share with his fellow sixth graders.

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.

Buy tickets now for Rancho Bernardo honorary mayor parties

Rancho Bernardo Honorary Mayor Alex Monroe, center, with the candidates trying to succeed him, Debbie Kurth and Marc Nimetz. Both are selling votes and tickets to their upcoming parties, which serve as fundraisers for the Rancho Bernardo Business Association contest that benefits several community groups.

Debbie Kurth and Marc Nimetz are vying to become Rancho Bernardo’s next honorary mayor.

Rancho Bernardo planners, council seek additional members

Rancho Bernardo Planning Board and Community Council are each posed to appoint new members to vacant seats when meeting this month.

City interns assessing condition of Rancho Bernardo sidewalks

Allyson Serafico and Angel Andrade, student engineers with the city, assessing the condition of Rancho Bernardo sidewalks on Aug. 14. Their work will continue in the area through next week. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

College interns wearing bright yellow vests are walking throughout Rancho Bernardo this month as they assess the community’s sidewalk conditions and needs.

Mayor gives city update to RB Rotarians

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, left, with Rancho Bernardo “Noon” Rotary Club President Don Glover. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer told Rancho Bernardo “Noon” Rotarians that it is efforts like theirs that help make San Diego a great community.

Prosecutor: Caretaker stole from RB senior’s bank accounts, then killed him

Gerald Rabourn

A caretaker for an 88-year-old Rancho Bernardo man drained more than $500,000 from his bank accounts before killing him so she could carry out her plan to become independently wealthy, a prosecutor alleged Tuesday