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August 3, 2019 by Wesley Mcmorran McMorran (Register to contact)

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Philip Southwood

January 2, 2019 by Phil Southwood (Register to contact)

Philip Southwood has passed away

1993 class reunion

January 29, 2013 by Aimee Silk Smith (Register to contact)

Class of 1993 high school reunion is scheduled for August 2-4, 2013. Locations to be determined shortly.

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Police investigating bomb threat at Poway High School

Police are investigating a bomb threat that was sent to Poway High School Tuesday morning, authorities said.

U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Poway Schools Make List  Poway, CA Patch

U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Poway On List - Poway, CA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how ...

Vigil Set At Poway School Stadium For Synagogue Shooting Victims  Poway, CA Patch

Vigil Set At Poway School For Synagogue Victims - Poway, CA - The community vigil will be Monday at 6:30 p.m. "Show the world what #PowayStrong looks like ...

Thousands mourn synagogue shooting during vigil at Poway High

Many walked into Poway High School's football stadium Monday night expecting a somber mood; instead, they left with smiles and a sense of encouragement.

Four of five PUSD high schools rank in top 100 for the state  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Four out of Poway Unified School District's five regular high schools rank in the top 100 public high schools in the state, according to the website

Poway High Student Arrested For Alleged Threat

San Diego Student Arrested for Alleged Threat - Poway, CA - The student suspected of making the threat was arrested and taken to juvenile hall.

Poway Unified Gives Company Whose Products Failed More No-Bid Contracts  Voice of San Diego

Poway Unified School District gave more than $800000 in no-bid contracts to FieldTurf, though the company's fields have failed prematurely at sites across the ...

One Dead in Synagogue Shooting Near San Diego; Officials Call It Hate Crime  The New York Times

The authorities confirmed that one person was killed and three injured in the shooting, which happened at a synagogue in Poway, Calif., on the last day of ...

After winning division, Poway girls water polo captures first state title win  FOX 5 San Diego

The girls water polo team at Poway High School was once a powerhouse in Division I. The Titans reached the finals seven times in 10 years, winning the section ...

Poway July 4th Guide To Fireworks, Parades & More 2019  Poway, CA Patch

July 4th Guide To Fireworks, Parades: Poway - Poway, CA - Your complete listing of times and locations to Independence Day fun and activities going on in ...

PUSD says farewell to 28 retiring high school teachers  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Profiles on the high school teachers retiring from Poway Unified School District in 2018.

Email threatens violence at Rancho Bernardo High  FOX 5 San Diego

An online threat was made to Rancho Bernardo High School and prompted teachers to secure students in their classrooms Monday morning, according to ...

Police swarm school after student chases classmates with screwdriver

Administrators locked down Mount Carmel High School Thursday morning after a student with a screwdriver caused a disturbance in class.

Calif. assistant HS football coach resigns after physical confrontation with player  USA TODAY High School Sports

A California assistant high school football coach resigned after a disagreement he held with a student athlete turned physical during a Friday night game.

Poway's longest-serving employee to retire  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poway Safety Services Director Mark Sanchez is retiring from the city after 45 years of *service*.

Poway High School's Class of 2018  The San Diego Union-Tribune

These are the seniors expected to graduate on June 14 who had a media clearance on file with the school.

Poway mayor announces ‘free test rides’ on new Potato Chip Rock zip line

A number of Poway residents showed up at Lake Poway Monday hoping for a thrill ride after Poway Mayor Steve Vaus announced free test rides on the city's ...

High school locked down after reports of gunfire

Kearny Senior High School was locked down for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon while police investigated reports of gunfire nearby, authorities said.

Assistant high school football coach resigns following on-field altercation  CBS 8 San Diego

A Friday night football game between Rancho Bernardo High School and Poway High School took a dramatic turn off the field after a confrontation between a ...

Poway Unified School District responds to racist video posted by student  KUSI

T.J. Zane joined Good Morning San Diego to discuss the district's response to a racist video posted online by a Poway High School Student.

High school teachers close book on careers  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poway Unified School District is bidding farewell to 11 of its high school teachers who have decided to retire.

'She Didn’t Deserve That': Sister of Woman Killed in La Jolla Drive-By Shooting Remembers Her 'Positive Soul'  NBC 7 San Diego

The sister of the 20-year-old woman who was killed in a drive-by shooting in La Jolla Sunday spoke candidly with NBC 7 about her sister's life and the moment ...

Poway High presents 'Cinderella' opening Friday  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poway High School's Titan Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's “Cinderella,” opening Friday.

Racial Slurs In Video Linked To Poway Unified Students

Racial Slurs In Video Linked To Poway Students - Poway, CA - Poway Unified School District ​is investigating a video containing racial slurs and involving ...

Poway Unified responds to racial slur video  CBS 8 San Diego

An investigation is underway at Poway Unified School District after an offensive video containing racial slurs was posted to social media.

Poway Summer Concert Series 2019  San Diego CityBEAT

Local entertainment for family and friends with food trucks, and lawn seating for attendees.

In California, Home to Many Hate Groups, Officials Struggle to Spot the Next Threat  The New York Times

Lone actors who come out of the blue present a daunting challenge for law enforcement, even in a region where investigators have a solid grasp on extremist ...

Federal Agency Investigated San Diego Unified Over Anti-Muslim Bullying Incident  Voice of San Diego

An incident involving a Muslim student at James Madison High in 2017 provides a window into the type of bullying San Diego Unified hoped to prevent with an ...

Hours-long SWAT standoff ends with apparent suicide  FOX 5 San Diego

Posted 8:44 AM, February 17, 2019, by FOX 5 Digital Team and City News *Service*, Updated at 10:52AM, February 18, 2019 ...

Bomb hoax prompts Poway High School lockdown

POWAY, Calif. -- A phony bomb threat forced a lockdown at Poway High School Wednesday morning. The security measure went into effect at the Espola Road ...

19 Ways to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in San Diego in 2019  NBC 7 San Diego

With patriotic parties aplenty, there will be no shortage of fireworks in San Diego this 4th of July. Here's our guide to 19 dazzling shows that will illuminate our ...

Twenty-year-old running for mayor in Poway  CBS 8 San Diego

POWAY (NEWS 8) – A young North County woman is not asking what Poway can do for her, but what she can do for Poway. In Friday's Zevely Zone, she ...

Students evacuate after fire at Lincoln High School  FOX 5 San Diego

Students were evacuated at Lincoln High School after a fire was reported on campus late Thursday morning.

Where to watch fireworks on July 4th

Independence Day fireworks displays will be held throughout San Diego County Thursday evening, including what's billed as the largest fireworks display on the ...

Shooting threat prompts lockdown at East County elementary school  FOX 5 San Diego

An anonymous and apparently unfounded claim that someone was planning to carry out a shooting at an East County primary school prompted a lockdown of ...

Mark Sanchez reflects on long fire department career  The San Diego Union-Tribune

It would not be an exaggeration to say Mark Sanchez devoted much of his life to fighting fires and rendering medical assistance because he liked the idea of ...

Titans top Falcons, 3-1, head to CIF baseball final  Star-News

On a cold, blustery Tuesday afternoon dotted with a bit of mist in the air, the Eastlake High School baseball team got hot at the right time to punch its ticket to ...

Threat to Scripps Ranch High School triggers lockdown  FOX 5 San Diego

Scripps Ranch High School was placed on lockdown Thursday after officials were told about a threat to campus.

Police boost patrols at Scripps Ranch High after potential threat

Scripps Ranch High will have extra patrols on its campus Tuesday in response to a potential threat against the school, according to a San Diego Unified School ...

Hail to the four Metro baseball and softball CIF champions!  Star-News

The Metro Conference batted four-for-four in last weekend's San Diego Section softball and baseball championship games. It was a watershed moment for two ...

Lockdown lifted after gunshot sounds reported near elementary school

Hope Elementary School in Carlsbad was placed on "precautionary lockdown" Wednesday morning after "what sounded like gunshots" were heard nearby.

Campus deemed safe after bomb threat reported at SoCal high school  FOX 5 San Diego

Investigators responding to a reported bomb threat did not find any suspicious devices or packages during their search of Alain LeRoy Locke College ...

ADL San Diego regional director shares response to Poway synagogue shooting  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

Before the April 27 shooting at Chabad of Poway in California, the regional director of the Anti-Defamation League of San Diego, Tammy Gillies, was told by her ...

Woman Killed, 3 Others Injured in La Jolla Drive-By Shooting  NBC 7 San Diego

A woman was killed and three people were wounded in a drive-by shooting at a La Jolla house party Sunday, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Students at Cathedral Catholic High School protest ‘sexist’ skirt ban  FOX 5 San Diego

Students at Cathedral Catholic High School in Carmel Valley are protesting a decision to ban skirts from the school's dress code.

North County teen accused of making terror threats to school

OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- A 17-year-old high school student in North County was arrested Thursday after he allegedly made terrorist threats against his school.

Coronado High student accused of making social media threat

A Coronado High School student was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of making threats of violence toward another youth enrolled at the campus.

8th grader from Poway questioned after hit list found

An investigation was underway in Poway after a "hit list" with names of faculty and students was found Thursday.

Threat to Bonita Vista High School wasn’t credible, police say

Chula Vista police were Sunday investigating a threat made to Bonita Vista High School over social media.

Mayor zips through April 1 prank  The San Diego Union-Tribune

No joke – Poway Mayor Steve Vaus had some April Fool's Day fun with his constituents.

Poway students, staff have been bullied since election, superintendent says

Poway Unified School administrators sent a letter to parents Tuesday claiming that bullies have created an 'unsafe learning and working environment' for a few ...

Poway Mayor Inspires Woman to Run Against Him  NBC 7 San Diego

In North County, one mayor's race is getting a lot of attention because of one candidate's age and what inspired her to run.

Metro teams to play for two baseball, two softball CIF titles  Star-News

The San Diego Section will stage its annual softball and baseball divisional championships this weekend at three playing sites. All six softball finals will be ...

Increased security expected at Monte Vista High School after school threat

Vague but threatening graffiti was found scrawled at Monte Vista High School Monday, prompting heightened security at the campus.

Complete Guide to San Diego Fireworks on July 4, 2019  Times of San Diego

With miles of great views over the water, there may be no better place to watch July 4 fireworks in 2019 than San Diego. Here's a full list.

14-year-old suspected of threatening school on Snapchat

A 14-year-old Fallbrook High School student was arrested Wednesday for allegedly making an online threat to carry out a shooting at the northern San Diego ...

Rallies against drugged driving held across San Diego County  CBS 8 San Diego

Ahead of New Year's Eve, rallies were held across San Diego County Friday to raise awareness about drugged driving.

PHS Launches Hall of Fame to Honor Noteworthy Alumni

Poway, CA - The first four Hall of Fame inductees will be honored May 25.

‘Unspeakable Sadness’: Chelsea King’s Parents Mark 7 Years Since Teen’s Killing  NBC 7 San Diego

The parents of a San Diego teenager who was kidnapped and murdered while out on a run exactly seven years ago paid tribute to their daughter with a ...

Poway students call for more mental health counselors  FOX 5 San Diego

Students from Del Norte High School were demanding more mental health counselors on campus.

Del Norte High School celebrates character, not popularity  CBS 8 San Diego

Instead of having their Homecoming Court based on popularity, Del Norte High School began a new tradition Friday night by selecting their royal court based on ...

Remembering Amber Dubois and Chelsea King a decade later  CBS 8 San Diego

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Amber Dubois and Chelsea King went missing from North County San Diego neighborhoods 10 and 9 years ago respectively this ...

Mission Bay High lifts lockdown after reports of weapon on campus

Mission Bay High School was locked down late Friday morning over reports of a person bringing a weapon on campus, San Diego Unified School District ...

End of an era as Poway wrestling coach Wayne Branstetter retires  FOX 5 San Diego

SAN DIEGO -- Wayne Branstetter will coach his final wrestling meet in San Diego this weekend when he leads Poway into the Masters Tournament. One of the ...

Connor Joe reveals his first reaction to trade to Giants

Connor Joe grew up in San Diego, but he knows San Francisco well, and it's excited to be a Giant.

Poway July 4th Fireworks, Parades & More: 2018 Guide  Poway, CA Patch

Poway July 4th Fireworks, Parades & More - Poway, CA - Your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and other festive events in Poway and ...

Golden Hill school resumes classes after brief lockdown

Teachers at Golden Hill Elementary School were allowed to resume classes following a brief lockdown due to police activity in the area Tuesday.

In Poway, a Shabbat of Healing, Inspiration and Joy - Led by Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, congregants experience an 'unforgettable' Shabbat

The previous Shabbat, they ran from the synagogue, fleeing a gunman's bullets. This week, they filled it to capacity as Chabad of Poway, Calif., hosted a ...

Friends Remember Woman Killed in La Jolla Shooting  NBC 7 San Diego

Friends and family are expected to gather at a candlelight vigil Thursday for a young woman shot and killed outside of a house party in La Jolla last weekend.

Arrangements pending for Stephen G. Bowersox  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Stephen G. Bowersox, 23, was found dead in his Manchester University dormitory room in England on Feb. 10. Officials in England, including a coroner, told the ...

WATCH: SoCal music teacher arrested after brawl with student

A high school music teacher in Maywood was arrested Friday after a classroom fistfight between him and a student was caught on video, officials said.

Survivor of deadly La Jolla drive-by shooting recovers from surgery  10News

Erick Buchanan, 19, remains hospitalized after getting shot in the jaw during a June 23 drive-by shooting in La Jolla.

Suburban Nightmare: Opiates in Poway, California

Parents think the disease of addiction is about them: what kind of parent they are, where they live, how much money they make. They see their kids with their ...

Bomb squad called to test explosive material found in Valencia Park home

The San Diego Fire Bomb Squad detonated explosive materials Saturday that were found inside a home in Valencia Park.

Bomb threat to grocery store prompts evacuations

A grocery store was evacuated in Lakeside Thursday morning due to an alleged bomb threat, authorities said.

Poway was on fire 50 years ago - Pomerado News  The San Diego Union-Tribune

As many as 700 firefighters from near and far were involved in fighting the Woodson Fire back in 1967.

Coronado July 4th Guide To Fireworks, Parades & More 2019  Coronado, CA Patch

July 4th Guide To Fireworks, Parades: Coronado - Coronado, CA - Your complete listing of times and locations to Independence Day fun and activities going on ...

One teen stabbed, another loses finger in fight at high school beach party

A young man faces charges Tuesday for allegedly stabbing a 14-year-old boy from Poway and slashing his face during a fight at a high school party at La Jolla ...

Son of former Padre shines at Poway High

POWAY, Calif. – The son of a former Padres player has hit over two dozen home runs during his senior year at Poway High School. Tyler Nevin plays third base ...

Giants’ new outfielder Alex Dickerson ‘happy to have a jersey’  San Francisco Chronicle

PHOENIX - When Alex Dickerson says “I'm just happy to have a jersey on my back,” believe him. The Giants called up the 29-year-old outfielder Friday to ...

Poway High School Hosts Marching Band Tournament  Patch

Poway, CA - Local high school marching bands will compete in the 18th annual Poway Invitational Field Tournament.

4th Of July Fireworks In Poway, San Diego County: 2017 Guide

4th Of July Fireworks In Poway - Poway, CA - Here's your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and other festive events in Poway and ...

Deputies search for man with knife at local middle school

Sheriff's deputies put a Rancho San Diego middle school on lockdown after a student reported seeing a man with a pocket knife.

Poway students’ ‘hit lists’ sparks increased patrols at middle school

POWAY, Calif. -- School and law enforcement officials met with parents Monday morning outside Meadowbrook Middle School to answer questions and ...

Sweetwater baseball, softball teams sweep to CIF play-in victories  Star-News

Sweetwater High School's baseball and softball teams represented themselves well during the 2019 season. The Red Devils won this spring's South Bay ...

Students walk out of San Diego schools to protest gun violence  CBS 8 San Diego

SAN DIEGO (CNS/NEWS 8) - Students from about two dozen San Diego County schools walked out of class Friday for the second time in just over a month to ...

Reports of gun prompt lockdown at Westview High School

POWAY, Calif. – A lockdown at Westview High School was lifted Friday after reports of a gun sighting in a campus bathroom. according to a spokesperson from ...

Little League Baseball Returns To Southern California  CaliSports News

Get ready once again as Southern California youngsters prepare for the baseball tournaments leading to the 2019 Little League World Series.

Dispatch Newspaper|Navy News|2019 Fourth of July events  Navy Dispatch

Please confirm events before attending. Fireworks show and 4th of July Celebration at Petco Park following Padres baseball games. Sun, July 30-Wed, July 3.

Facebook buildings briefly evacuated over bomb threat

Several buildings on Facebook's main campus in California were temporarily evacuated on Tuesday because of a bomb threat.

Top 12 San Diego public high schools  10News

With back-to-school season around the corner for millions of students across the country, it's a perfect time to recognize the very best schools in all of San Diego ...

Swastika, other graffiti found at local high school

SAN DIEGO – Graffiti, including a swastika, was found spray painted at the Westview High School campus early Wednesday. A campus supervisor called San ...

Poway's Wayne Branstetter, the winningest coach in California prep wrestling  San Diego Reader

#“You play basketball, you play football — it doesn't work when you say you 'play wrestling.'” So sayeth Wayne. #Who's Wayne? That would be Wayne ...

Six East County mat men qualify for state wrestling tournament  The East County Californian

Six East County mat men will make the trek to Bakersfield's Rabobank Arena to compete in this weekend's boys state wrestling championships after successfully ...

How Opioid Addiction Caught San Diego Communities Unaware  KPBS

Opioid addiction has claimed thousands of lives in San Diego County. Understanding who is dying and how addiction has changed over the last 15 years is ...

National wave of bomb threats includes dozens in San Diego

SAN DIEGO -- Officials were investigating a wave of bomb threats made across the country Thursday, including dozens in the greater San Diego area, none of ...

GoFundMe campaigns created for victims of La Jolla drive-by shooting - It s been more than two weeks since a suspect in a light-colored sedan opened fire in an alley near the 7500 block of Cuvier Street in La Jolla on June 23 around 12:30 a.m. Thr...  San Diego Community News

GoFundMe campaigns created for victims of La Jolla drive-by shooting - It s been more than two weeks since a suspect in a light-colored sedan opened fire in an ...

VCHS does well in ranking of high schools  Valley Roadrunner

In a ranking ranking by "2019 Best Public High Schools in California" Valley Center High School was ranked 50th in the County, and 394th in the state.

Error leads to nearly $900,000 expense for City of Poway  10News

POWAY, Calif. (KGTV) - Poway must spend nearly $900,000 more on a project to create a dedicated bike lane on Espola Road just months after the City Council ...

Poway Teen Took Opiates, Marijuana Before Deadly Shooting: ME  NBC San Diego

A Medical Examiner's report released Wednesday confirmed a Poway teen found shot and unconscious took some form of opiate and marijuana before the fatal ...

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