Stories

Run & Ride is back, live and in-person

Run & Ride is back, live and in-person By John Gregory Participants in the Scripps Ranch Old Pros 4th of July Run & Ride will once again spill into local streets early on Independence Day as one of the most popular community spectacles returns in full force following two years ...
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Farmer’s Market: Sapos Tacos – braised beef treat

The menu from Sapos Tacos features beef that is slow-stewed in a pot with the freshest ingredients. (courtesy of Sapos Tacos) Farmer’s Market: Sapos Tacos – braised beef treat By Terry L. Wilson Saul Lopez, chef of Sapos Tacos, has won culinary competitions across the country with his unique blend ...
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Pair gains silver for Team USA 

Sydney Dorais (left) and Molly Fox (photo courtesy of Bill Ausen) Pair gains silver for Team USA   By Bill Ausen In a true American story of perseverance and victory, Scripps Ranch resident Sydney Dorais and teammate Molly Fox, members of the USA Gymnastics National Team, took silver at the International ...
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District 6 candidates state their positions

District 6 candidates state their positions Scripps Ranch residents whose homes are within the new District 6 San Diego City Council boundaries will have the opportunity to vote for a new representative in the upcoming June 7 Primary Election. Some local voters are now in District 6 because new boundaries ...
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Aaliyah CAN FLY!

Aaliyah McCormick is the number one hurdler in the state. (photo by Jim Wick) Aaliyah CAN FLY! By Hector Trujillo All great athletes have a calling early on to do what they were meant to do. This could not be more evident than in the case of Scripps Ranch High School ...
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Run & Ride 

The Scripps Ranch Old Pros July 4th Run & Ride returns this year with streets full of participants and a celebration in Hoyt Park. (photo by John Gregory) Run & Ride  By John Gregory The Scripps Ranch Old Pros July 4th Run & Ride, a Scripps Ranch tradition, will return ...
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Farmer’s Market: healing stones

Linda Gonzales travels the country gathering stones to make custom crystal and gemstone jewelry. (courtesy of K2 Wellness Gems and Crystals) Farmer’s Market: healing stones By Terry L. Wilson Scripps Ranch resident Linda Gonzales brings the healing power of precious stones to her K2 Wellness Gems and Crystals booth each ...
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‘New’ Farmer’s Market & Family Festival celebrates its first year 

Mike Cassity (left), Farmer’s Market Manager Beverly Cassity and Assistant Manager Tim Mapes. (photo by John Gregory) ‘New’ Farmer’s Market & Family Festival celebrates its first year  By John Gregory The “New” Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market & Family Festival will celebrate its one year anniversary on June 16 with special ...
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The Heroes take center stage on June 12

The Heroes will open the 2022 Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park summer season with a concert on June 12 in Hoyt Park. (courtesy of The Heroes) The Heroes take center stage on June 12 By Terry L. Wilson Scripps Ranch resident Tommy Boyd and The Heroes band are amped ...
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Me Kolme Trio concert set for May 8

The Me Kolme Trio will perform a free concert May 8, 2:30 p.m. in the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center. (courtesy photo) Me Kolme Trio concert set for May 8 The “Pleasure of Your Company” music series, sponsored by Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library, welcomes the Me Kolme Trio ...
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A place to eat, meet and greet

Kristin Schwartz is an avid shopper at the weekly Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market, always bringing sons Liam and Declan. (courtesy of Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market) A place to eat, meet and greet By Terry L. Wilson The Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market is much more than a one-stop-shopping collection of vendors ...
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Josh Rosenberg named Teacher of the Year

Josh Rosenberg (courtesy photo) Josh Rosenberg named Teacher of the Year By Ashley Shah Josh Rosenberg, biology and advanced biology teacher at Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS), was named High School Teacher of the Year for the San Diego Unified School District. “[Josh] was chosen by a committee of district ...
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READY TO ROCK AGAIN

The Heroes will start the 2022 Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park concert series on June 12. (photo by Ralph LoVuolo) READY TO ROCK AGAIN By Terry L. Wilson The Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park concert series is coming to life after being dormant for more than two years ...
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‘Taming’ the nation with an interesting twist

Director Marti Gobel (courtesy photo) ‘Taming’ the nation with an interesting twist By Ashley Shah “The Taming,” written by Lauren Gunderson, inspired by Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” will be the second to last performance for Scripps Ranch Theatre this season. It will run from April 15 to May ...
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Local Irish dancer will compete in Belfast

Maggie Gergurich is headed to the 2022 World Irish Dance Championships in Belfast, Ireland. (photo by Wendy O’Dwyer) Local Irish dancer will compete in Belfast By Nick Ng A Scripps Ranch dancer will be flying to Belfast, Northern Ireland, to compete in the solo competitions in the 2022 World Irish ...
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Big Band music is alive and swinging

The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra performs in the summer Twilight In The Park concert series at Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. (courtesy of Moonlight Serenade Orchestra) Big Band music is alive and swinging By Terry L. Wilson The era of big bands provided the soundtrack for “The Greatest Generation.” Bandleaders ...
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A cut above: Sam Zubatiy competes in fencing at the national level

Sam Zubatiy (courtesy photo)  A cut above: Sam Zubatiy competes in fencing at the national level By Terry L. Wilson Scripps Ranch High School junior Sam Zubatiy hopes to be an Olympic medalist in the sport of fencing someday. With saber and foil in hand, he is off to a ...
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Yanni’s celebrates 20 years of excellent cuisine

Yanni and Denise Pihas in one of their restaurant’s patio areas. (photo by David Barak) Yanni’s celebrates 20 years of excellent cuisine By David Barak Yanni Pihas and his wife Denise, two long-time San Diego area restaurateurs, have succeeded in a sometimes difficult industry for three reasons: good food, dedicated ...
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Traditional food from scratch

Arepas from the Arepex Grill booth – both the vegetarian and meat options – are filled with shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheeses, and hunks of fresh avocado. (Facebook) Traditional food from scratch By Terry L. Wilson A visit to the Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market is akin to treating yourself to ...
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Pageant builds confidence; helps with college

Miss San Diego Pageant and Scholarship Association participants in 2020. (photo by Christi Ransom Photography) Pageant builds confidence; helps with college By Kaila Mellos Four young women from Scripps Ranch competed in the 2022 Miss San Diego Pageant and Scholarship Association on March 27 at the Young Actors Theatre in ...
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Talented artist finds success in comics

Alex “Ben” Sinclair in his office with just a few of the many comic book titles he has worked on (photo by David Barak) Talented artist finds success in comics By David Barak Scripps Ranch resident Alex “Ben” Sinclair originally planned to be a painter, seeing his works displayed in ...
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