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PQ Seeking Volunteers for Firesafe Effort

By  •  Businesses, Local

The Rancho Penasquitos Firesafe Council is calling for volunteers to man a strategically located station along the Penasquitos Canyon and keep an eye out for smoke and fire.

According to …
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Despite Efforts, Whooping Cough Continues to Increase

By  •  Businesses, Local

With county schools back in session, parents should make sure their children are properly immunized against pertussis, as whooping cough cases have continued to increase in San Diego County, including …
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PQ Fire Rescue Units Respond to Apparent Suicide

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A man apparently killed himself with toxic fumes inside his car after posting warning signs in the windows Saturday, according to San Diego police.

Officers found the 46-year-old Mira Mesa …
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Builder Davidson Returns to Del Sur, Takes Over The Sentinels

By  •  Businesses, Local

Davidson Communities — the builder who brought Kensington to Del Sur — now is taking over at The Sentinels. A grand re-opening of the distinctive new-home Del Sur neighborhood is …
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I-15 to Close on Wednesday Night Near Area

By  •  Local

Northbound Interstate 15 will be closed for construction from 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept. 15) to 4:30 a.m. Thursday at the Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard bridge.

Traffic will be detoured …
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California Governor Signs New Law Named for Chelsea King

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California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Chelsea’s Law into state law this week in San Diego.

With San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and Brent and Kelly King, Chelsea’s parents, in attendance, …
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Gyminny Kids Open House Scheduled Sept. 18

By  •  Businesses, Local

National Gymnastics Day is celebrated nationwide and Gyminny Kids — located at 17022 Camino San Bernardo in 4S Ranch — plans to be a part of it with a special …
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Coast Guard Hearing Begins Sept. 7 in Death of PQ Boy

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A military preliminary hearing (an Article 32) is scheduled at the Alameda headquarters of U.S. Coast Guard District 11 into a boat crash that killed an 8-year-old Rancho Peñasquitos boy.


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County Health Officials Report PQ Whooping Cough Case

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An 8-year-old who was up-to-date with immunizations and attended the Rancho Family YMCA in Rancho Penasquitos is among the latest children to contract pertussis (or whooping cough) in San Diego …
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Child Infected with Whooping Cough Attended Adobe Bluffs School

By  •  Local, School Stories

The number of pertussis (or whooping cough) cases keeps rising in San Diego County as six more children have been diagnosed — including one in the Poway Unified School District, …
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