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Sandy Campbell

Local resident performs for SD Rep

Sandy Campbell (courtesy of Sandy Campbell) Local resident performs for SD Rep By Ashley Shah Scripps Ranch resident Sandy Campbell will be performing in the San Diego Repertory Theatre’s upcoming production of “Mother Road.” “Mother Road,” written by playwright Octavio Solis, is inspired by John Steinbeck’s novel “The Grapes of ...
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Pure Water Program

Preliminary Pure Water Program work begins 

This rendering shows the route of the North City Pure water pipeline. (courtesy of Pure Water Program) Preliminary Pure Water Program work begins By Ashley Shah The Pure Water Program, a $1.5 billion project, is transforming the city of San Diego’s use of water. The project has two phases. The ...
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Yes, olives are fruits

The Imperial California Olive Mill offers an assortment of products to customers at the Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market each week. (courtesy of Imperial California Olive Mill) Yes, olives are fruits By Terry L. Wilson The Imperial California Olive Mill brings a Mediterranean staple to Scripps Ranch. For more than 8,000 ...
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The Hub at Scripps Ranch

The Hub is 50% complete

When complete, The Hub at Scripps Ranch will feature 260 luxury apartments, first-class amenities, restaurants and retailers. Apartment leasing starts in September. The Hub is 50% complete Sudberry Properties announced The Hub at Scripps Ranch is more than 50 percent complete as of Aug. 23. Sudberry Properties has completed framing ...
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Fitness Quest 10 hosts 50+ competition

Fitness Quest 10 hosts 50+ Fitness Competition

Fitness Quest 10 in Scripps Ranch hosted the 2019 Masters 50+ Fitness Competition (above) and hosted the 2021 version on Sept. 19. (courtesy of Fitness Quest 10) Fitness Quest 10 hosts 50+ Fitness Competition By Ashley Shah Fitness Quest 10 held the Master’s 50+ Fitness Competition in association with the ...
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Scripps Ranch Technology Park

SR Technology Park breaks ground

Preliminary work is underway at the site of the future Scripps Ranch Technology Park, situated between Scripps Ranch Boulevard and Hoyt Park Drive. (photo by John Gregory) SR Technology Park breaks ground By Colleen McNatt The site of Scripps Ranch Technology Park is now active with workers preparing the ground ...
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Poway Rotary Parade 2021

Spectators enjoy Poway Parade

Spectators enjoy Poway Parade A large, enthusiastic crowd of spectators lined Poway Road the morning of Sept. 11 to view the 56th annual Poway Rotary Parade. Parade viewers were very appreciative, applauding as each of the parade’s entrants passed along the route. The mood remained festive in spite of the ...
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SD Loyal continue with postseason aspirations

(photo by Courtney of @SanDiegoLoyal) SD Loyal continues with postseason aspirations By Hector Trujillo With its rookie season in the books, San Diego Loyal has turned its sophomore season in the USL Championship into quite an adventure with more twists and turns than a Spanish-language telenovela. The team, coached by ...
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Duo introduces arts to underprivileged kids

Ashlyn Hunter and Sharisa You Duo introduces arts to underprivileged kids By Kaila Mellos Two young Scripps Ranch locals have created a project that is helping bring the arts to those around the country who might not have the chance to experience them in schools traditionally. Sharisa You and Ashlyn ...
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Scripps Ranch author publishes her second book

Author Prasanna Madabushi Scripps Ranch author publishes her second book By Ashley Shah Scripps Ranch author Prasanna Madabushi published her second book, “War of the Three Kings,” on Aug. 5. “War of the Three Kings” is the second book in the Magadha Series, which is a trilogy. “I am really ...
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Three sisters gain careers helping others

Lauren Muecke (from left), Alexis Lopez and Meredith Muecke. (courtesy photo) Three sisters gain careers helping others By Ashley Shah Jackson and Chris Muecke are local residents who have lived in Scripps Ranch for 35 years. They raised children who are now grown: Alexis, Josh, Meredith and Lauren. Along the ...
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Author and columnist once lived in Scripps Ranch

Former Scripps Ranch resident Jennifer Bardsley is a newspaper columnist and book author. (photo courtesy of Jennifer Bardsley) Author and columnist once lived in Scripps Ranch By Kaila Mellos Jennifer Bardsley is a former resident of Scripps Ranch who now lives in Edmonds, Washington, where she is a columnist at ...
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SeaWorld is hiring actors for Howl-O-Scream

(courtesy photo) SeaWorld is hiring actors for Howl-O-Scream SeaWorld San Diego is holding auditions for scare actors for the upcoming Howl-O-Scream, San Diego’s newest Halloween nighttime event. Ideal applicants should possess the ability to portray creepy characters with outlandish costumes, make-up and props. Candidates will be asked to audition and ...
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XANDER CAPTURES A GOLD MEDAL!

XANDER CAPTURES A GOLD MEDAL! (photo by Ralph LoVuolo) Xander Schauffele, a former Scripps Ranch High School student athlete who played on the school’s golf team and now competes on the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Tour, won a gold medal for golf in the 2021 Summer Olympic games in Tokyo ...
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FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHER: Justin Fine

Arizona State Sun Devils wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk scores a touchdown during a game against the San Diego State Aztecs in 2018. (photo by Justin Fine) FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHER: Justin Fine By Ashley Shah Justin Fine, known for his sports photography, had an interest in photography at a young age. “My ...
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Seen in San Diego

Seen in San Diego A PARADE OF THEIR OWN While the Scripps Ranch Fourth of July Parade was wrapping up, these mallard ducklings followed their mother down a street just a few blocks away.  (photo by John Gregory)   HAPPY GRAD An exuberant graduate flashes a big smile as he takes part in ...
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Nutmeg Bakery Café

Nutmeg Bakery & Café offers a variety of pastries including zucchini muffins, chocolate brioche and cinnamon rolls. (courtesy of Nutmeg Bakery & Café) Nutmeg Bakery Café Taste of sweet and savory with a local twist By Sonia Cervantes I recently visited Nutmeg Bakery & Café, a family-owned artisan establishment offering ...
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Sockers look toward new arena

(photo courtesy of Eddie Trujillo) Sockers look toward new arena By Hector Trujillo An eventful 2021 continues for the 15-time champion San Diego Sockers as the team starts on a new adventure that will see them relocate to North County from their current location at Pechanga Arena starting in 2023 ...
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Sports in San Diego

Sports in San Diego USA TENNIS ACTION (photos by Justin Fine) A competitor stretches to return the ball during the opening round of the Southern California Open Sectional Championships July 7 conducted by the United States Tennis Association at the Barnes Tennis Center in Point Loma. (photo by Justin Fine) ...
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News in San Diego

News in San Diego BIG DRINK A San Diego County Sheriff’s helicopter rises after dipping its hose into Miramar Lake to grab water in order to fight a brush fire that broke out in northeastern Mira Mesa off Capcano Road just south of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve on June 23 ...
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The journey of a comic book master

“The Great Gatsby” cover (courtesy of Clover Press) The journey of a comic book master By Colleen McNatt It’s fitting that Robbie Robbins’ life vocation is in comics. As a pre-teen around the age of 10 or 11, he remembered poring over the “Richie Rich” comic book series. While other ...
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