About us

Lake Miramar (photo by John Gregory)

About us

Scripps Ranch News is the free community newspaper, website and social media network for the community of Scripps Ranch in San Diego, California.

The Scripps Ranch News printed newspaper is published each month and distributed by direct mail to every home in Scripps Ranch.

Scripps Ranch News is an independently owned community news media outlet providing objective news reporting for the community’s residents.

All Scripps Ranch, all the time

This is a modern, online news source emphasizing hyper-local coverage of the Scripps Ranch community.

Send news and photos

Scripps Ranch News gladly accepts photos, videos and information from its readers. We accept news and news tips, news photos and digital video.

When sending photos, please be sure to include at least a couple of sentences describing the activity. Photos for the newspaper must be high-resolution, at least 300 dpi.

Videos must be no more than 2 minutes in length.

When sending news, please be sure the content is true and accurate, and that names are spelled correctly. Please include first and last names of those in your news contribution.

Whether sending a photo, video, an item for the community calendar or write-up about an event involving Scripps Ranch residents, be sure to include your name and phone number. We want to give you credit for your contribution, and we may have further questions for you. Send your news, news tips, photos and videos to john@scrippsranchnews.com.


Scripps Ranch News is a local, family-owned, independent news organization. It is not affiliated with any political party or activist group. Scripps Ranch News strives to provide objective journalism and highlight local people and events. It is a hyper-local publication encouraging residents to support area merchants and help keep both the local economy and the local environment strong and healthy. It supports local schools and the maintenance of the Scripps Ranch lifestyle, a way of life that is safe, family friendly, a great place to raise kids and a place to enjoy all the freedoms and liberties of an American neighborhood.

Scripps Ranch News is intended to be inclusive, to include all residents of Scripps Ranch.

About the publishers

Scripps Ranch News is a family-owned business with longtime roots in the Scripps Ranch community dating back to 1988.

The publishers are open and available to communicate with the public. Feel free to contact them if you want them to speak to your club or organization.


By using this site and any of the Scripps Ranch News social media pages, you agree to these terms and policies.

By sending any content in any format to Scripps Ranch News, you are consenting to its use by Scripps Ranch News. All content sent to Scripps Ranch News, including but not limited to the written word, videos, audio, photos, maps, graphics, artwork and illustrations, whether sent by e-mail, regular post or any physical delivery services, or through any social media, becomes the property of Scripps Ranch News and Seacoast Media Lab, LLC, and can be republished in any format, including print, electronic or digital form, and used by Scripps Ranch News in any manner whatsoever. Please do not send material or content to Scripps Ranch News if you do not intend to have it republished for public viewing or listening, in any format.

Scripps Ranch News is not responsible for the posting or printing of images of individuals who do not want to appear in public view, whether it be digital, electronic, video or print publication.

Content and Social Media, terms of use and privacy policy 

All contents are copyrighted by Seacoast Media Lab, LLC, dba Scripps Ranch News and San Diego Words & Pictures. None of the content published herein can be published elsewhere in any form without the consent of Seacoast Media Lab, LLC.


The views and opinions expressed in Scripps Ranch News are not necessarily those of the publishers and owners, and are protected under the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America.

Content written by any employees, contract workers or representatives of Scripps Ranch News is not intended to offend or injure the reputation of any individual, business or entity. All content written by any member of Scripps Ranch News or any representative is written and published without malicious intent.

Please be aware that a large portion of content posted on this website, as well as all associated social media vehicles or print products, is provided by members of the general public.


ScrippsRanchNews.com and the Scripps Ranch News printed newspaper are both designed to be supported by advertising of all kinds.

Statements and claims expressed in advertisements in any section, product (including print) or social media pages of Scripps Ranch News are not necessarily those of the publishers and owners. Seacoast Media Lab, LLC, dba Scripps Ranch News, ScrippsRanchNews.com and any affiliated Scripps Ranch News social media pages, podcast or broadcasts will not be held accountable for any false claims in advertising.

Scripps Ranch News reserves the right to reject any advertising as it sees fit.

Copyright and Licensing

The entire contents of this website, as well as the printed Scripps Ranch News newspaper are copyrighted by Seacoast Media Lab, LLC, doing business as Scripps Ranch News. Copyright 2024, Seacoast Media Lab, LLC/Scripps Ranch News.

Scripps Ranch News, a product of Seacoast Media Lab, LLC, is a legally registered business entity in the State of California and the County of San Diego, California, USA.