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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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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 ...

Poway High student arrested for alleged threat  CBS 8 San Diego

Reports of threats being made against students at Poway High School led to the arrest of one student, a sheriff's deputy said.

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 ...

Poway High School's Class of 2018 - Pomerado News  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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Dominant Poway leads S.D. Section with 13 state qualifiers  The San Diego Union-Tribune

They are approaching the same objective from different angles. Aaron Gandara, a junior at Poway, is a defending state champion having reached that pinnacle ...

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.

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

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

Poway Unified responds to racial slur video  CBS 8 San Diego

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - An investigation is underway at Poway Unified School District after an offensive video containing racial slurs was posted to social media ...

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 ...

'Voice' contestant Jackie Foster visits Poway High  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Jackie Foster, a Poway High grad, former Miss Poway and current contestant on NBC's “The Voice,” returned to her alma mater on Wednesday.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Poway High grad running marathon in memory of good friend  The San Diego Union-Tribune

If it weren't for her hatred of running, Camille Carter might never have found herself preparing to run a marathon. Carter, who graduated from Poway High School ...

Full slate of candidates running for City Council  The San Diego Union-Tribune

The mayor and three sitting City Council members will be facing challengers in the Nov. 6 general election.

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 ...

Arrangements pending for Stephen G. Bowersox - Pomerado News  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 ...

Poway students hold unity rally after racial taunts  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poway students are calling for unity after school district officials said there have been some incidents of racial or religious harassment on Poway campuses since ...

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 ...

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 ...

Local 'The Voice' Fans Cheer on Poway's Jackie Foster at Local Watch Party  NBC 7 San Diego

San Diego's very own Jackie Foster continued her journey on NBC's “The Voice” Monday night with nothing but support back home. Fans from all over the ...

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 ...

Poway High shooting threat on social media called a hoax  The San Diego Union-Tribune

A Poway High student who admitted posting a school shooting threat on social media Tuesday night told investigators it was just a joke, a sheriff's official said.

Golf: CHS Boys Lose Three in a Row  Coronado Times Newspaper

Freshman Jake McLaughlin putts the ball against Poway High School to finish with a score of 40 strokes. Photo by Ana de la Lama. Last Tuesday, the Islander ...

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 ...

‘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 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.

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 ...

4th of July 2018: Celebrations around San Diego  CBS 8 San Diego

The United States marks 242 years as an independent nation as it celebrates the 4th of July with fireworks, food and music. Check out 4th of July firework events ...

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 ...

Espola Road work to begin March 12 - Poway News Chieftain  The San Diego Union-Tribune

A March 12 date has been set for the start of a large construction project to underground overhead lines along much of Espola Road and install a pathway to ...

Poway High student died of ecstasy OD  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poway High student Blake Casale, 17, died of an ecstasy overdose, the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office said.

Reported social media post threatens possible shooting at San Marcos High School  KUSI

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department was alerted Monday night to a reported post on social media threatening a possible shooting at San Marcos High ...

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 ...

Kelly Clarkson picks a singer from Poway for her ‘Voice’ team  The San Diego Union-Tribune

What does it feel like to have Kelly Clarkson and Alicia Keys in a tug of war over you? Those two judges on NBC's “The Voice” vied to recruit homegrown Poway ...

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.

Where to watch fireworks in San Diego

SAN DIEGO - Independence Day fireworks displays will be held throughout San Diego County Wednesday evening, including what's billed as the largest ...

San Diego County students participate in National School Walkout Day to protest gun violence  10News

Students from dozens of San Diego County schools joined a national movement and walked out of classes at 10 a.m..

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.

School Shooting Threat Increases Security At San Marcos High

Authorities Investigate School Shooting Threat - Escondido, CA - There will be increased law enforcement presence around schools in the San Marcos Unified ...

PHS Launches Hall of Fame to Honor Noteworthy Alumni

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

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 ...

Difference maker: Ryan Bowcott  Mission Times Courier

Jeff Clemetson | Editor. San Carlos resident Ryan Bowcott is a life-long difference maker who has generously given his time and energy to charitable work since ...

MAP: Fourth of July fireworks shows around San Diego County  10News

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - If there's one holiday San Diego is great at celebrating, it's July 4th. With fireworks displays and parades around the county, there are ...

'She Was Amazing': Sister Poway Crash Victim, 20, Shares Memories  NBC 7 San Diego

The sister of a 20-year-old woman killed in a crash in Poway said her sister texted their mother 30 minutes before the crash, adding that when she first heard of ...

Ramona July 4th Fireworks, Parades & More: 2018 Guide

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

Six East County mat squats tabbed for CIF dual wrestling meet finals  The East County Californian

Poway High School remains the San Diego Section's wrestling beast with four state championship titles and six runner-up place-finishes to its credit. It's a proud ...

Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks in San Diego in 2018  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 the dazzling shows that will illuminate our ...

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 ...

Valencia and SCCS boys basketball ready for CIF State Championships  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

With the CIF Southern Section playoffs having concluded over the weekend, boys basketball teams have a short time to prepare for the next and final challenge ...

Sisters deliver babies on same day, in same hospital, with same doctor  CBS 8 San Diego

You never know when an earthquake will strike. Take steps now to prepare yourself, your home and your family.

Complete Guide to San Diego Fireworks on July 4, 2018  Times of San Diego

With is military history, and miles of great views over the water, there may be no better place to view July 4 fireworks in 2018 than San Diego. Support Times of ...

Poway High graduate reported missing

POWAY, Calif. – A family is asking for help Sunday in locating their 22-year-old daughter, who was last seen in University Heights Friday. Victoria "Tori" Long, a ...

Picturesque Poway Home Comes With Pool, Spa, Waterfall

Picturesque Poway Home Comes With Pool, Waterfall - Poway, CA - WOW House: The expansive backyard at this Poway home also features an outdoor kitchen ...

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 ...

Hilltop Lancers move to the head of the class among Sweetwater district roller hockey teams  Star-News

The Hilltop Lancers haven't won any title yet but they continue to pick up wins in the early part of the season that has helped them compile an undefeated 6-0 ...

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.

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

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

Where to Watch the Fireworks in San Diego This Fourth of July  Thrillist

San Diego's got lots of fireworks displays around town for the Fourth of July, and we've rounded out the best places to watch.

Walmart Opens First SD County Leadership Training Academy

Walmart Opens SD County Leadership Training - San Diego, CA - The first Walmart Training Academy in the San Diego area opens and celebrates its first ...

Missing Poway High graduate found safe

SAN DIEGO – The search for a missing Poway High graduate ended Tuesday after she was found safe, police said. Victoria “Tori” Long, 22, has made contact ...

Steven Gerald Kolsky, 63

January 30, 1955 - November 26, 2018 A celebration of life will be held February 9 for Steven Gerald Kolsky, who died November 26, 2018. He was 63.

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 ...

More holiday fun is available for all ages  The San Diego Union-Tribune

More activities are occuring in coming days for those of all ages to celebrate the winter holidays.

CHS Girls Golf: Two Close Losses, One Great Win  Coronado Times Newspaper

This past week, Coronado's Girls Golf team played three tough away matches. The first against Poway High School was played at Rancho Bernardo Country ...

Fundraiser Launched For San Diego Olympian Battling Cancer  San Diego, CA Patch

California Olympian Battling Cancer - San Diego, CA - Zhang Ouying, also known as Coach O by her students, was recently diagnosed with lung cancer.

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 ...

Cheerleader Text Friend "I'm Hammered": Report  NBC San Diego

Crashes claim the lives of two more teens. Alcohol is suspected in both.

VIDEO: Calif. teen with cerebral palsy lives out a dream, wrestles in varsity match  USA TODAY High School Sports

Jonathan Garcia was a team manager for the Del Norte (San Diego) wrestling team. His goal, though, was to one day compete on the mat. Last week, the ...

Mad TV star Bobby Lee center stage at the American Comedy Co.  CBS 8 San Diego

If you've ever watched Mad TV, you'll definitely recognize comedian Bobby Lee. You might even recognize him if you went to Poway High School in the early ...

San Diego County School Districts Under The Wire To Draft Suicide Prevention Policies  KPBS

So far, 11 out of the 42 districts in San Diego County have attended workshops to draft their policies.

Candlelight vigil for Poway teen shot in the head  KFMB News 8

A Poway teenager who was shot in the head 10 days ago died Monday.

Local high schools ranked by violence & drug rates  KFMB News 8

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - How safe is your neighborhood high school? When incidents involving drugs and violence happen on campus, they get reported to the ...

Poway Unified gets earful from angry parents over data breach

Poway Unified School District officials received an earful from angry parents Wednesday during a meeting about sensitive student information that was ...

Retired deputy Chris Johnson, liaison to Chelsea King’s family, dies of heart attack at 54  The San Diego Union-Tribune

UPDATE on 11/28: A memorial *service* for Chris Johnson will be held on Friday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at the Lake Poway pavilion.

Chelsea King: Police Find Body Believed to Be Missing Teen Runner  ABC News

Searchers found a body believed to be a 17-year-old Chelsea King, a San Diego high school student who went missing while running in a park near her home ...

Quarterback rush: Tate Martell couldn’t wait to grow up  USA TODAY

A five-star prospect as a rising high school junior at Bishop Gorman, Tate Martell always has accelerated his football life.

Hilo High Robotics Team Advances to World Championships  Big Island Now

Friends of Hawai'i Robotics announces that Hilo High's Robotics team will advance to the World Championships and that Waialua High School was named the ...

Vigil held for Amber Dubois 9 years after her murder  FOX 5 San Diego

Family, friends and community members gathered Tuesday night to remember slain Escondido teen Amber Dubois.

Body Found In Barrel; School Lockdowns; Pier Jumper; Rocks Thrown At Trolley: San Diego County Police Log

San Diego County Police Log - Poway, CA - A look at some of this week's police, fire and courtroom incidents around Poway and across San Diego County.

GoFundMe Page Launched for Coach O - SoccerNation

World class soccer Olympian Zhang Ouying – Coach O to thousand of San Diego children during the past decade needs our help as she faces her toughest ...

2017 QB Tristan Hughes commits to Michigan as preferred walk-on  Maize n Brew

Class of 2017 quarterback Tristan Hughes has committed to Michigan as a preferred walk-on, he announced on Twitter. Fortunate for the opportunity to continue ...

New Ramona High Principal Had Rocky Finale as Boulder Schools Chief

Ramona, CA - Christopher "Chris" King, came under fire in case involving a wrestling coach convicted of sex assault on team trip.

Grammy nominated cellist joins forces with the San Diego Civic Youth Orchestra, at CCAE  Valley Roadrunner

Cello virtuoso Tina Guo, along with the San Diego Civic Youth Orchestra (SDCYO), will be performing classical pieces as well as some of Tina Guo's most ...

Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.

Heather Myers  CBS 8 San Diego

Weather - Weekday Mornings 4:30AM, 5AM, 6AM, 7AM & 11AM"I am thrilled to be back, working for the best news station in San Diego.”

East County mat men mine five gold medals at CIF divisional finals  The East County Californian

East County will be well represented on the mat at this weekend's San Diego Masters state-qualifying tournament at Olympian High School following last ...

Gatorade® National Boys Soccer Player Of The Year: Ousseni Bouda  PR Newswire

MILLBROOK, N.Y., June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced ...

Four South County mat men qualify for boys state wrestling tournament  Star-News

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

2016 Top 100 Public High Schools in California

Redlands-Loma Linda, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.

Where to watch fireworks in San Diego 2017  10News

Find out where to watch fireworks this Fourth of July 2017.

Canyon Crest Academy Ranked 5th in California Top 100

Del Mar-Carmel Valley, CA - A survey ranked schools across the country according to academics, teachers, culture, and facilities.

Roller hockey team returns to El Cajon with two national championship gold medals  The East County Californian

The shelves reserved for trophies at the Skate San Diego roller rink are a little less bare after teams representing the El Cajon rink returned from the recent AAU ...

Journeyman Fall Classic Preview and Predictions  The Open Mat

The first weekend of October marks the official, unofficial start of the high school preseason. The Who's #1 event will be held on Sunday evening, as well.

Lahainaluna and Maui HS Win Robotics Awards  Maui Now

Although they did not reach the finals, two robotics teams from Maui earned awards at the 11th Annual FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and ...

Padres Opening Day Will Start With Trevor Hoffman Pitch  KPBS

The San Diego Padres will face the Milwaukee Brewers today at Petco Park, with former Padres star reliever Trevor Hoffman throwing the ceremonial first pitch, ...

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