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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.

4S Ranch credit union robbed

Credit union security photo of the robbery suspect.

A 4S Ranch credit union was robbed Friday afternoon by a man who gave a teller a demand note, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The 4:50 p.m. robbery took place at the Point Loma Credit Union, 10413 Craftsman Way, the department said. The unknown suspect entered the credit union, handed a teller [...]

Testimony begins in preliminary hearing for 4S Ranch burglary suspect

Testimony got underway today in the preliminary hearing of a man charged with 11 residential burglaries, including a break-in at a home in 4S Ranch while a 12-year-old boy was home alone.

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.

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.

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.

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.