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Upper lot is now open

Upper lot is now open

The upper lot of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library parking lot is now open, but the lower lot is closed ...
Union will move to Scripps Ranch

Union will move to Scripps Ranch

Union will move to Scripps Ranch United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 135 announced the purchase of a new ...
Fitness Quest 10 gym expands its fitness footprint

Fitness Quest 10 gym expands its fitness footprint

Fitness Quest 10 customers and owner Jeff Bristol (middle) in front of the new location at 10625 Scripps Poway Parkway ...
Meet the firefighters at the Fire station open house 

Meet the firefighters at the Fire station open house 

A fireman shows a young firefighting enthusiast some emergency equipment during a past open house at Fire Station 37. (photo ...
Parking lot expansion continues

Parking lot expansion continues

A large amount of work has taken place in the upper lot of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library and temporary ...
Free Home Assessment Program available

Free Home Assessment Program available

Check your home for wildfire safety with the Home Assessment Program. Free Home Assessment Program available By Karen Herreros Prepare ...
James Hubbell exhibit opens at library

James Hubbell exhibit opens at library

The Hubbell exhibit in the entry corridor of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library. (photo by Joan Reese) James Hubbell exhibit ...
Many things are happening at the library

Many things are happening at the library

Construction on the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library top parking lot continues. A sign near the entrance points to the walkway ...
Get a ‘Taste  of the District’

Get a ‘Taste  of the District’

City Councilmember Marni von Wilpert Get a ‘Taste  of the District’ District 5 San Diego City Councilmember Marni von Wilpert ...
Volunteers glean fruit that would be wasted

Volunteers glean fruit that would be wasted

Volunteers for the Backyard Produce Project pick fruit from trees on a local property for distribution to low-income families and ...
Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Big Fish’ 

Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Big Fish’ 

The cast and team of the Falcon Playhouse production of “Big Fish.” (courtesy photo) Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Big Fish’  By ...
It’s PowderPuff Derby time again

It’s PowderPuff Derby time again

Scripps Ranch Girl Scouts, families and friends await a race during a previous Powder Puff Derby race day. (courtesy of ...
Elliott reflects on her career

Elliott reflects on her career

City Attorney Mara Elliott Elliott reflects on her career By Ashley Shah Mara Elliott is the San Diego city attorney ...
Thanks to those helping with fundraiser, commemoration

Thanks to those helping with fundraiser, commemoration

Thanks to those helping with fundraiser, commemoration By Karen Herreros The first thing we want to say is a big ...
Guest article: The spirit of giving

Guest article: The spirit of giving

Guest article: The spirit of giving By Ananya Modak “My heart told me to help these kids,” said Dora Wathen, ...
Library parking lot update

Library parking lot update

(Photo by Riley Apon of Scripps Library staff) Library parking lot update Work continues on the parking lot expansion project ...
Councilmember Marni von Wilpert seeks second term

Councilmember Marni von Wilpert seeks second term

City Councilmember Marni von Wilpert Councilmember Marni von Wilpert seeks second term By Kaila Mellos As campaign season begins for ...
Christmas Tree Recycling Program has begun

Christmas Tree Recycling Program has begun

The City of San Diego’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program is underway. (courtesy of City of San Diego) Christmas Tree Recycling ...
City begins installation of Pure Water pipeline

City begins installation of Pure Water pipeline

Construction of the Pure Water Program pipeline at Miramar Reservoir (courtesy of City of San Diego) City begins installation of ...
San Diego prepares for storm conditions

San Diego prepares for storm conditions

San Diego prepares for storm conditions A flood watch will be in effect for the entire county from Thursday evening ...
Santa will be at the Farmer's Market Dec. 21

Santa will be at the Farmer’s Market Dec. 21

There will be plenty of opportunities for photos during the special Christmas event at the Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market on ...
Library parking work underway

Library parking work underway

Library parking work underway Work on expansion of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library parking lot has been underway for a ...
Therapy dogs bring holiday joy to seniors

Therapy dogs bring holiday joy to seniors

A weekly visit from a group of therapy dogs has proven life-changing for seniors at Ridgeview Health Center. Therapy dogs ...
What to do if you see a coyote 

What to do if you see a coyote 

There are steps to take when coming across coyotes outside. (courtesy County of San Diego Communications Office) What to do ...
National University campus receives renovations 

National University campus receives renovations 

The National University Scripps Ranch campus recently underwent an internal facelift. (courtesy of National University) National University campus receives renovations  ...
Parking will increase at Scripps Miramar Ranch Library

Parking will increase at Scripps Miramar Ranch Library

(photo by Riley Apon of Scripps Miramar Ranch Library) Parking will increase at Scripps Miramar Ranch Library By Joan ReeseScripps ...
Collins leaves as Girl Scout manager

Collins leaves as Girl Scout manager

Cynthia Collins presides over a Girl Scout bridging ceremony. (photo by John Gregory) Collins will end her run as Girl Scout ...
Women’s Club embraces adventure and ‘giving’

Women’s Club embraces adventure and ‘giving’

Members of one of the Women’s Club Bunco groups who dressed in costume were (from left)  Connie Guttierrez, Ann Massey, ...
Miramar plant earns award 

Miramar plant earns award 

Miramar plant earns award  The City of San Diego’s Miramar Water Treatment Plant, located in Scripps Ranch at 10710 Scripps ...
Time change reminder to check for safety

Time change reminder to check for safety

A man tests a newly installed smoke alarm. (American Red Cross San Diego-Imperial Counties) Time change reminder to check for ...
Becky’s Gift Toy Drive begins

Becky’s Gift Toy Drive begins

Becky’s Gift Toy Drive volunteers deliver toys to a cancer treatment center. (photo courtesy of Becky’s Gift) Becky’s Gift Toy ...
Are the lights ON or OFF?

Are the lights ON or OFF?

Sports teams utilized the fields at night at Scripps Ranch Community Park as lights illuminated the area. (photo by Jim ...
Leaders reflect during anniversary of firestorm

Leaders reflect during anniversary of firestorm

Video by José Eli Villanueva Leaders reflect during anniversary of firestorm By Chuck WesterheideCounty of San Diego Communications Office Leaders from across ...
The Hub a winner at BIA Icon Awards

The Hub a winner at BIA Icon Awards

The Hub at Scripps Ranch by Sudberry Properties was honored as “Community of the Year – Attached” at the San ...
Protecting every type of family in San Diego

Protecting every type of family in San Diego

San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott Protecting every type of family in San Diego By Mara ElliottSan Diego City Attorney ...
Tech scams financially devastating senior citizens

Tech scams financially devastating senior citizens

District Attorney Summer Stephan Tech scams financially devastating senior citizens By District Attorney Summer Stephan The number one scam overwhelming ...
Library plans 30th anniversary events

Library plans 30th anniversary events

This is a view of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library on opening day, March 13, 1993. (photo by Marilyn Pelton/courtesy ...
San Diego upgrades Jerabek Park

San Diego upgrades Jerabek Park

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria (center left) and City Councilmember Marni von Wilpert (center right) held a press conference along ...
New library manager looks toward public interaction

New library manager looks toward public interaction

Philip Gunderson, Scripps Miramar Ranch Library manager (courtesy photo) New library manager looks toward public interaction By Kaila Mellos With ...
Muralist likes bringing color into the world

Muralist likes bringing color into the world

Belen Islas Muralist likes bringing color into the world By Jill Alexander All good things come to those who wait, ...
Brealin Kern

Brealin Kern returns to ‘Olympics of Tap’

Brealin Kern is headed to the international Olympics of Tap in Germany. (courtesy photo) Brealin Kern returns to ‘Olympics of ...
Take responsibility for safety

Take responsibility for safety

Take responsibility for safety Fact or myth? Homes don’t have to burn in a wildfire. Learn the facts and protect ...
Excessive Heat Warning is through Wednesday

Excessive Heat Warning is through Wednesday

Excessive Heat Warning is through Wednesday The National Weather Service (NWS) San Diego Office issued an Excessive Heat Warning through ...
Jonathan McDade is new Jerabek principal

Jonathan McDade is new Jerabek principal

Principal Jonathan McDade   Jonathan McDade is new Jerabek principal By: Ashley Shah Jonathan McDade is the new Jerabek Elementary ...
Hilary downgraded, but hitting San Diego

Hilary downgraded, but hitting San Diego

Hilary downgraded, but hitting San Diego Mild winds and moderate rain are greeting Scripps Ranch residents this morning, but the ...
WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Hillary

WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Hillary

WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Hillary This is an update from the National Weather Service San Diego regarding Hurricane Hillary which is ...
Expect excessive heat through Tuesday

Expect excessive heat through Tuesday

Expect excessive heat through Tuesday San Diego is in for the hottest weekend of the year so far, according to ...
Prepare for power shutoffs

Prepare for power shutoffs

FIRE SAFE COUNCIL Prepare for power shutoffs By Karen Herreros Be prepared for wildfire and public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) ...
Stay safe during heat wave

Stay safe during heat wave

Stay safe during heat wave By Yvette Urrea MoeCounty of San Diego Communications Office Temperatures will rise and continue to ...
Heat wave brings fire danger

Heat wave brings fire danger

Heat wave brings fire danger By Yvette Urrea MoeCounty of San Diego Communications Office High temperatures often lead to high fire ...
Scripps Ranch 4th of July Parade

Scripps Ranch 4th of July Parade

(photo by Jim Wick) Scripps Ranch 4th of July Parade School groups, scouts, local clubs, pageant queens, politicians, pets, businesses, ...
From wildfires to Olympics 

From wildfires to Olympics 

Scripps Ranch resident Steven Luke is a morning news anchor on NBC 7 San Diego. (courtesy of Steven Luke/NBC 7) ...
Organic waste recycling begins 

Organic waste recycling begins 

Residents will receive a free kitchen pail and green bin as the City introduces weekly organic waste collection.  Organic waste ...
Water main repair was complicated

Water main repair was complicated

City workers repair a major water main break and sinkhole at the intersection of Scripps Lake Drive and Scripps Ranch ...
Pipeline work comes to UTC

Pipeline work comes to UTC

Pipeline work comes to UTC Pipeline construction for the City of San Diego’s Pure Water program, which has already been ...
Consider a non-harming direction

Consider a non-harming direction

Consider a non-harming direction By Suha Chari Not many people I talk to agree that the world, in fact humanity, ...
CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #8

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #8

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #8 The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has a branch ...
Coworking at Venture X: changing the workplace

Coworking at Venture X: changing the workplace

Venture X San Diego-Scripps Ranch offers coworking business space at 10089 Willow Creek Road. (courtesy of Venture X) Coworking at ...
Keep home heating safety in mind

Keep home heating safety in mind

Keep home heating safety in mind By Karen Herreros There is something about the winter months and curling up with ...
New branch manager, summer reading

New branch manager, summer reading

The Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library organization gave Branch Manager Matt Beatty a heartfelt sendoff upon his retirement in ...
CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #7

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #7

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #7 The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has a branch ...
Traffic woes remain as road repairs continue

Traffic woes remain as road repairs continue

(photo by John Gregory) Traffic woes remain as road repairs continue Traffic congestion will haunt Scripps Ranch drivers again on ...
Book Donation Day set at the library

Book Donation Day set at the library

Book Donation Day set at the library Grace’s Book Nook at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library is holding a special ...
Ridgeview health Center: A place to heal and call home

Ridgeview health Center: A place to heal and call home

Ridgeview Health Center, 9825 Glen Center Drive, offers assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing. (courtesy photo)  Ridgeview health Center: ...
5-year-old raises funds to cure cancer

5-year-old raises funds to cure cancer

Owen Presnall (courtesy photo) 5-year-old raises funds to cure cancer Scripps Ranch resident Owen Presnall, age 5, recently raised more ...
Cassity is honored by high school

Cassity is honored by high school

Beverly Cassity Cassity is honored by high school Longtime Scripps Ranch resident Beverly Cassity was recently chosen to be inducted ...
Doctor promotes colorectal cancer awareness

Doctor promotes colorectal cancer awareness

Dr. Walter Coyle Doctor promotes colorectal cancer awareness By Ashley Shah Colorectal cancer awareness month is every March. However, even ...
Road repairs planned for Scripps Ranch

Road repairs planned for Scripps Ranch

Road repairs planned for Scripps Ranch As the weather has improved with sunny skies in the forecast, City of San ...
CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #6

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #6

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #6 The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has a branch ...
Prepare for safety power shutoffs

Prepare for safety power shutoffs

The Scripps Ranch Fire Safe Council encourages residents to be prepared for wildfire and public safety power shutoffs. Prepare for ...
5-year-old raises funds to cure cancer

5-year-old raises funds to cure cancer

Owen Presnall poses with Spiderman inside Petco Park. (courtesy photo) 5-year-old raises funds to cure cancer Scripps Ranch resident Owen ...
Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library The Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library (SRFOL) organization supports programs at the Scripps Miramar Ranch ...
Library: a place to work, meet, learn

Library: a place to work, meet, learn

This is a view of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library on opening day: March 13, 1993. (courtesy of SRFOL) Library: ...
CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #5

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #5

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #5 The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has a branch ...
Supervisor Anderson hosts Community Coffee

Supervisor Anderson hosts Community Coffee

Supervisor Anderson hosts Community Coffee By Masaki Mendoza San Diego County Supervisor Joel Anderson On Wednesday, March 8, San Diego ...
Natalia Moorhead: A light in the community

Natalia Moorhead: A light in the community

Natalia Moorhead prepares pizzas during one of her volunteer events for children. (courtesy photo) Natalia Moorhead: A light in the ...
San Diego prepares for storm conditions

San Diego prepares for storm conditions

San Diego prepares for storm conditions The National Weather Service (NWS) forecasts a wild week of stormy weather with heavy ...
CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #4

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #4

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #4 The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has a branch ...
Scripps Ranch newspaper enters its sixth year

Scripps Ranch newspaper enters its sixth year

Scripps Ranch newspaper enters its sixth year By John Gregory The first year seemed like five years. Now, it really ...
Councilmember Kent Lee hits the ground running

Councilmember Kent Lee hits the ground running

City Councilmember Kent Lee Councilmember Kent Lee hits the ground running By Jill Alexander It’s been about a month and ...
Winds topple trees in Scripps Ranch

Winds topple trees in Scripps Ranch

Townhomes were severely damaged in the 10200 block of Caminito Covewood. (photo by Lisa Shadburn) Winds topple trees in Scripps ...
Input wanted about future of library

Input wanted about future of library

Input wanted about future of library What do you love about our Scripps Ranch Library? What would you like to ...
Fire Safe Council

Fire Safe Council

Fire Safe Council We have talked a lot about being prepared in case you need to evacuate your home. How ...
HOLIDAY MESSAGE

HOLIDAY MESSAGE

Happy Holidays and best wishes for 2023! We, the publishers of Scripps Ranch News, wish everyone a safe, happy and ...
CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #3

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #3

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #3 The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has a branch ...
Obituary: Martin J. Jaquez

Obituary: Martin J. Jaquez

Obituary: Martin J. Jaquez Sept. 15, 1959-Nov. 4, 2022 (San Diego) – Martin J. Jaquez, 63, tragically passed away Friday, ...
Prepare Go bag; emergency binder

Prepare Go bag; emergency binder

Prepare a Go bag and gather important documents in an emergency binder in case a wildfire strikes. Prepare Go bag; ...
CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #2

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #2

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #2 The Scripps Ranch High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has a branch dedicated ...
Pure Water pipeline impacts lake activities

Pure Water pipeline impacts lake activities

Pure Water pipeline impacts lake activities As the City of San Diego continues to make progress on one of the ...
City Council District 6 Election 2022

City Council District 6 Election 2022

City Council District 6 Election 2022 By Jill Alexander Candidate Tommy Hough  Tommy Hough Tommy Hough is an environmental advocate, ...
CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #1

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #1

CyberPatriot’s cyber tips #1 The Scripps Ranch High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has a branch dedicated ...
No smoking in our canyons!

No smoking in our canyons!

No smoking in our canyons! Perhaps your spouse or family forbid you to smoke in the house and you are ...
NEWS UPDATES

NEWS UPDATES

Ballots have been mailed to San Diego County registered voters for the Nov. 8 Statewide General Election.  NEWS UPDATES: October ...
Heat Advisory issued Monday to Tuesday

Heat Advisory issued Monday to Tuesday

Heat Advisory issued Monday to Tuesday The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for San Diego County valleys ...
Major storm on the way

Major storm on the way

Major storm on the way As Hurricane Kay passes off the coast of Baja California, weather forecasters are predicting potentially ...
Warning extended; storm approaches

Warning extended; storm approaches

Warning extended; storm approaches The National Weather Service has extended the Excessive Heat Warning for all San Diego County. The ...
Energy Flex Alert extended to Tuesday

Energy Flex Alert extended to Tuesday

Energy Flex Alert extended to Tuesday NOTE: The California Independent Systems Operator has issued a news release extending its Flex ...
Heat Warning extends through Wednesday

Heat Warning extends through Wednesday

Heat Warning extends through Wednesday The furnace-like weather San Diegans are experiencing will continue into the middle of this week ...
Develop a home escape plan

Develop a home escape plan

The upcoming Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-15, emphasizes planning a home escape plan in case of fire. Develop a home ...
Marni describes City Council experiences

Marni describes City Council experiences

District 5 San Diego City Councilmember Marni von Wilpert participates in the 2022 Scripps Ranch Fourth of July Parade. (photo ...
Long heat wave expected this week

Long heat wave expected this week

Long heat wave expected this week The big focus of the weather forecast this week is a long duration heat ...
Kane is new Soroptimist leader

Kane is new Soroptimist leader

Soroptimist International of Poway officers are (from left) Linda England, past president; Jan Kane, incoming president; Cynthia Elizondo, president elect; ...
Fire Safe Council of the Year!

Fire Safe Council of the Year!

The Scripps Ranch Fire Safe Council received the 2022 Outstanding Community Fire Safe Council of the Year Award. (courtesy photo) ...
Pride Council created in SR

Pride Council created in SR

The rainbow colored Pride fence at the northern end of Scripps Trail. (photo by John Gregory) Pride Council created in ...
Pothole problems

Pothole problems

(photo by Les Izmoore) Pothole problems Here are two more examples of pothole problems on Scripps Ranch streets reported by ...
What goes in the bag?

What goes in the bag?

What goes in the bag? By Karen Herreros We’ve talked a lot about being prepared, how to secure your homes, ...
Heat Advisory was extended

Heat Advisory was extended

Heat Advisory was extended The National Weather Service extended the recent Heat Advisory now in effect through Tuesday evening, June ...
Volunteers repaint vandalized fence

Volunteers repaint vandalized fence

This brightly painted fence was recently vandalized, but volunteers repainted it. (photo by John Gregory) Volunteers repaint vandalized fence By ...
Heat Advisory on through Monday

Heat Advisory on through Monday

Heat Advisory on through Monday The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for San Diego County valleys from June ...
Citizens sound alarm regarding school safety concerns

Citizens sound alarm regarding school safety concerns

Citizens sound alarm regarding school safety concerns By John Gregory The horrific mass shooting on May 24 at Robb Elementary ...
Fire protection myths and facts

Fire protection myths and facts

Fire protection myths and facts By Karen Herreros TAKE RESPONSIBILITY Learn the facts and protect your home and family from ...
City asks residents to conserve water

City asks residents to conserve water

City asks residents to conserve water From the City of San Diego (June 9, 2022) Effective Friday, June 10, the ...
District 6 candidates state their positions

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 ...
SR POTHOLE PROBLEMS

SR POTHOLE PROBLEMS

SR POTHOLE PROBLEMS This is an example (at right) of the “elephant hide” surface on the lower half of Forestview ...
Protect homes from embers

Protect homes from embers

Protect homes from embers By Karen Herreros The words “new normal” have been used so many times to describe California’s ...
Scripps Mesa Fireworks show canceled again 

Scripps Mesa Fireworks show canceled again 

Fireworks of various colors bursting against a black background Scripps Mesa Fireworks show canceled again The Scripps Mesa Fireworks announced ...
Rotary Club holds blood drive April 27

Rotary Club holds blood drive April 27

Rotary Club holds blood drive April 27 There is a dire need for blood donations in San Diego, so the ...
Hot and windy week increases fire danger

Hot and windy week increases fire danger

Hot and windy week increases fire danger The National Weather Service issued both a Heat and Wind Advisory for San ...
Ways to protect your home against fire

Ways to protect your home against fire

Use this list of 10 ways to harden your home against wildfire danger.  Ways to protect your home against fire ...
Rady Auxiliary unit celebrates 50 years

Rady Auxiliary unit celebrates 50 years

Rady Children’s Hospital – Scripps Ranch Auxiliary Unit members enjoy camaraderie while raising funds and supporting Rady Children’s Hospital. (courtesy ...
A cut above: Sam Zubatiy competes in fencing at the national level

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 ...
Redistricting divides community among reps

Redistricting divides community among reps

This map shows the entirety of the City Council redistricting changes in Scripps Ranch. (City of San Diego) Redistricting divides ...
SDG&E offers fire safety tips

SDG&E offers fire safety tips

San Diego’s history of dry weather causing hazardous conditions for possible wildfires, sometimes requiring Public Safety Power Shutoffs, prompted San ...
Masks no longer required indoors

Masks no longer required indoors

(courtesy of County of San Diego Communications Office) Masks no longer required indoors By José A. ÁlvarezCounty of San Diego Communications ...
School district ends outdoor masking

School district ends outdoor masking

School district ends outdoor masking (Feb. 15, 2022) San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) announced it will end its mask ...
Heat spell will stay through weekend

Heat spell will stay through weekend

Heat spell will stay through weekend San Diego County inland valleys are under a Heat Advisory issued by the National ...
Mask mandate for vaccinated will end

Mask mandate for vaccinated will end

(courtesy of County of San Diego Communications Office) Mask mandate for vaccinated will end By José A. ÁlvarezCounty of San Diego ...
Young entrepreneur is also a philanthropist

Young entrepreneur is also a philanthropist

Rylan Sigdestad paints address numbers on trash cans for residents. (courtesy photo) Young entrepreneur is also a philanthropist By David ...
Collins Family Jewelers Chinese New Year celebration

Chinese New Year celebration a big hit!

Chinese New Year celebration a big hit! Longtime Scripps Ranch residents Bill and Cynthia Collins gathered their family and hosted ...
Champions for children

Champions for children

Brandy Modic is the event coordinator for Chip’n FORE, a Rady Children’s Hospital – Scripps Ranch Auxiliary Unit fundraiser set ...
Practice fire safety this winter

Practice fire safety this winter

Remember to get the fireplace and chimney cleaned out, and make sure you have spark arrestors before firing up those ...
From setbacks to setting the stage

From setbacks to setting the stage

DeNae Steele and Charlie Riendeau star in the Scripps Ranch Theatre production of “Heisenberg.” (photo by Rich Soublet) From setbacks ...
‘Fire Safe 92131’ app being developed

‘Fire Safe 92131’ app being developed

‘Fire Safe 92131’ app being developed By Dave MasonScripps Ranch Fire Safe Council Scripps Ranch Fire Safe Council is looking ...
Project saves 200 lives in 20 years

Project saves 200 lives in 20 years

Project Heart Beat Program Manager Maureen O’Connor and two students. (courtesy photo) Project saves 200 lives in 20 years By ...
Rhea Chhabra takes ahold of the ‘wheel’

Rhea Chhabra takes ahold of the ‘wheel’

Rendering of hardware components for the VirtuRoad virtual reality driving simulator. (courtesy image) Rhea Chhabra takes ahold of the ‘wheel’ ...
Big winter storm is on the way

Big winter storm is on the way

Big winter storm is on the way The National Weather Service San Diego Office issued a Wind Advisory for San ...
Indoor mask mandate for indoor public places

Indoor mask mandate for indoor public places

(courtesy of County of San Diego Communications Office) Indoor mask mandate for indoor public places By José A. ÁlvarezCounty of San ...
Scripps Ranch High School Football CIF Champions

STATE CHAMPS! SRHS football

(photo by Justin Fine) STATE CHAMPS!SRHS football The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Falcons football team defeated the Wilcox High ...
Red Flag Warning greets Thanksgiving

Red Flag Warning greets Thanksgiving

Red Flag Warning greets Thanksgiving Critical fire weather is expected in Southern California today, Nov. 24, and Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, ...
Keep your guard up during holidays

Keep your guard up during holidays

Keep your guard up during holidays First of all, we would like to thank our generous sponsors for their donations ...
Holiday Concert

Holiday Concert

(photo by Ralph LoVuolo) Holiday Concert Hi to everyone who’s involved with and who enjoys our Scripps Ranch Symphony in ...
Scripps Ranch Theatre is back

Scripps Ranch Theatre is back

(Clockwise from top left) SRT 2022 directors Claire Simba, CharlesPeters, Marti Gobel and Phil Johnson Scripps Ranch Theatre is back ...
Former Navy pilot shares experiences

Former Navy pilot shares experiences

Paul Honeycutt sits atop an F-14 fighter during his time as a naval aviator. (courtesy of Paul Honeycutt) Former Navy ...
Hunters of Hendrix

Coming Soon: Hunters of Hendrix

Coming Soon: Hunters of Hendrix Rick Moreno announced the upcoming opening of Hunters of Hendrix – described as Scripps Ranch’s ...
Sustainable Scripps Ranch

Another world, another view

Another world, another view By Suha ChariSustainable Scripps Ranch Having grown up in India, and only getting to the U.S ...
Wildfires

2021 could be worst year for wildfires

Choose outdoor accessories made from non-combustible or ignition resistant material that do not act as kindling during a wildfire. 2021 ...
Local is lead in original play

Local is lead in original play

Julie Eisenhower Local is lead in original play Six years ago, four seniors who met at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ...
Scripps Ranch Farmers Market

Don’t forget about the Farmer’s Market

(courtesy of the Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market) Don’t forget about the Farmer’s Market By John Gregory The “new” Scripps Ranch ...
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 ...
Vaccine booster shots now available

Vaccine booster shots now available

The County of San Diego is encouraging eligible San Diegans to get a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. (County of ...
SR Technology Park breaks ground

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 ...
No construction visible

No construction visible

This rendering of The Watermark displays an outdoor shopping experience with upscale retail and dining options complemented by open courtyards ...
Voice of SR reveals more allotments

Voice of SR reveals more allotments

While Voice of Scripps Ranch was unable to halt redevelopment of the former school site at 10380 Spring Canyon Road, ...
NEWS UPDATES

NEWS UPDATES

Newbreak Church donated 2,400 masks to SRHS (courtesy photo) NEWS UPDATES Fire Safe Council holds golf tourney The Scripps Ranch ...
COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

COVID-19 deaths nearly double

No-cost COVID-19 vaccines are still available in San Diego. For a list of locations and more information, visit www.coronavirus-sd.com/vaccine. (County ...
Heat Advisory has been issued

Heat Advisory has been issued

Heat Advisory has been issued The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for San Diego County mountains and valleys ...
Three sisters gain careers helping others

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 ...
County encourages indoor mask wearing

County encourages indoor mask wearing

The County of San Diego recommends all San Diegans wear facial coverings in indoor public settings due to the spread ...
News updates

News updates

News updates Coronavirus updateAs of Aug. 11, San Diego County reported 1,489 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded in the ...
The Hub at Scripps RAnch

The Hub is 50% complete

Framing is nearly complete at Sudberry Properties’ new redevelopment project, The Hub at Scripps Ranch, located on Carroll Canyon Road, ...
Rotary plans Poway parade

Rotary plans Poway parade

The Rotary Club of Poway-Scripps is planning a big event for Sept. 11: Palomar Health Presents the 2021 Poway Rotary ...
DAR organization honors Vietnam veterans

DAR organization honors Vietnam veterans

Vietnam War veteran Bruce Browne accepts a certificate from Brook Logan. (photo courtesy of Brook Logan) DAR organization honors Vietnam ...
SeaWorld is hiring actors for Howl-O-Scream

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 ...
Heat Advisory has been issued

Heat Advisory has been issued

Heat Advisory has been issued Excessively hot conditions are forecast through Wednesday for areas away from the coast, according to ...
You can make a difference if you get prepared now!

You can make a difference if you get prepared now!

The ever-present wildfire risk is a danger that cannot be ignored. You can make a difference if you get prepared ...
Housing project cancelled at Park & Ride site

Housing project cancelled at Park & Ride site

This city-owned Park and Ride lot at 12016 Scripps Highlands Drive is no longer destined for permanent supportive housing units ...
Bobcats and coyotes roam about

Bobcats and coyotes roam about

Bobcats and coyotes have been spotted around Scripps Ranch neighborhoods. Bobcats and coyotes roam about By Suha Chari, Sustainable Scripps ...
This will be a dry year

This will be a dry year

This will be a dry year: Wildfire app being planned By Kristin Rayder and Karen Herreros, Scripps Ranch Fire Safe ...
Scripps Ranch suffers mail thefts

Scripps Ranch suffers mail thefts

The U.S. Postal Service placed this notice on a bank of Scripps Ranch mailboxes that were burglarized. It tells residents ...
Scripps Mesa Fireworks

Scripps Mesa Fireworks suffer late cancellation

Scripps Mesa Fireworks suffer late cancellation In a last-minute announcement, the Scripps Mesa Fireworks organization has declared that this year’s ...
Restrictions will end Tuesday!

Restrictions will end Tuesday!

Restrictions will end Tuesday! By Katie Cadiao, County of San Diego Communications Office (June 14, 2021) The state will officially ...
Excessive Heat Warning issued

Excessive Heat Warning issued

Excessive Heat Warning issued The National Weather Service issued an Excessive Heat Warning for San Diego County valleys that will ...
County will move to the Yellow Tier!

County will move to the Yellow Tier!

County will move to the Yellow Tier! By José A. Álvarez, County of San Diego Communications Office (June 8, 2021) ...
CHAMPIONS! SRHS girls lacrosse

CHAMPIONS! SRHS girls lacrosse

CHAMPIONS! SRHS girls lacrosse (photo by Justin Fine) The Scripps Ranch High School girls varsity lacrosse team defeated highly ranked ...
County expected to move to Yellow Tier

County expected to move to Yellow Tier

A teenager gets vaccinated at the San Diego State University clinic. (County of San Diego Communications Office) County expected to ...
Tips for preparing for emergencies

Tips for preparing for emergencies

Tips for preparing for emergencies By the Scripps RanchFire Safe Council If you look up the definition of fear, there ...
Plaque honors Dingeman at Mt. Soledad Memorial

Plaque honors Dingeman at Mt. Soledad Memorial

The plaque honoring Bob Dingeman at the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. (courtesy of Harry Mathis, Captain, USN, Ret.) Plaque ...
Grace's Book Nook goes al fresco!

Grace’s Book Nook goes al fresco!

Grace’s Book Nook will be open outside the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library each Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (courtesy ...
Water IS life; ensure its purity

Water IS life; ensure its purity

Humans are composed mostly of water, so it’s wise to ensure its purity for the earth and all living creatures ...
Local graduates from Coast Guard Academy

Local graduates from Coast Guard Academy

President Joe Biden with Ensign Jake Danzer on U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduation day. (courtesy photo) Local graduates from Coast ...
Farmer's Market a howling success!

Farmer’s Market a howling success!

A four-legged visitor appears to be thrilled as a youngster is allowed to pet the furry shopper on May 20, ...
Rotary Club accepting electronics for recycling

Rotary Club accepting electronics for recycling

Rotary Club accepting electronics for recycling Clean Up Day: The Rotary Club of Poway-Scripps will assist all who drive through ...
Vaccine available to youths 12-15 and up

Vaccine available to youths 12-15 and up

San Diego County is now offering Pfizer’s COVID vaccine to 12- to 15-year-olds. (County of San Diego Communications Office) Vaccine ...
Youths expected to be eligible for vaccine

Youths expected to be eligible for vaccine

Youths expected to be eligible for vaccine By Gig ConaughtonCounty of San Diego Communications Office (May 12, 2021) San Diego ...
Prepare for fire season

Prepare for fire season

Prepare for fire season By the Scripps Ranch Fire Safe Council Be prepared – oh wait, haven’t we heard that ...
Honeycutt earns prestigious awards

Honeycutt earns prestigious awards

Scoutmaster Paul Honeycutt snaps a crisp salute on Memorial Day 2020. (courtesy of Paul Honeycutt) Honeycutt earns prestigious awards By ...
Group helps set appointments

Group helps set appointments

Elizabeth Martinez Group helps set appointments By Kaila Mellos Elizabeth Martinez, a Scripps Ranch local, is part of a large ...
New Farmer's Market is poised to open May 20

New Farmer’s Market is poised to open May 20

Celebrating the New Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market are (from left) Mathew Perry, owner of Auto-Ness Physical Therapy; Beverly and Mike ...
Pure Water Program assembly starts soon

Pure Water Program assembly starts soon

Construction will begin soon at Miramar Reservoir for the city’s Pure Water Program. (photo by John Gregory) Pure Water Program ...
Celebrate Earth Month by recycling

Celebrate Earth Month by recycling

Celebrate Earth Month by recycling By Lynn OwensSustainable Scripps Ranch This Earth Month, we’ll get “down and dirty,” “into the ...
Elliott balances work, home life

Elliott balances work, home life

Mara Elliott Elliott balances work, home life By Bella Ross Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is no easy feat during ...
NEWS UPDATES: April 2021

NEWS UPDATES: April 2021

Amalea Ribeiro NEWS UPDATES: April 2021 Distinguished School:State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced that Marshall Middle School, under ...
Reps help citizens through bureaucracy

Reps help citizens through bureaucracy

Reps help citizens through bureaucracy By Bella Ross So, your block has a flickering streetlight. Or maybe this time it's ...
Vaccines open to 16 and older

Vaccines open to 16 and older

Vaccines open to 16 and older by Jose A. AlvarezCounty of San Diego Communications Office (April 14, 2021) Starting April ...
County pauses use of J&J vaccine

County pauses use of J&J vaccine

County pauses use of J&J vaccine by Jose A. AlvarezCounty of San Diego Communications Office The County is following the ...
Move to Orange Tier expected

Move to Orange Tier expected

Move to Orange Tier expected by Jose A. AlvarezCounty of San Diego Communications Office (April 6, 2021) The County will ...
Firefighters descend upon Scripps Ranch

Firefighters descend upon Scripps Ranch

Firefighters descend upon Scripps Ranch By the Scripps RanchFire Safe Council Each year since 2003, firefighters from throughout the County ...
Vaccine available for 50 and older

Vaccine available for 50 and older

Vaccine available for 50 and older by Jose A. AlvarezCounty of San Diego Communications Office More San Diegans will be ...
Take the COVID-19 Quiz

Take the COVID-19 Quiz

Arthur Blain, MD, FAAFP Take the COVID-19 Quiz By Arthur Blain, MD, FAAFP Realistic COVID-19 expectations: Take this quiz to ...
Von Wilpert co-chairs COVID-19 committee

Von Wilpert co-chairs COVID-19 committee

District 5 San Diego City Council member Marni von Wilpert Von Wilpert co-chairs COVID-19 committee By Bella Ross As San ...
Scripps Ranch reached 1,200 cases slowly

Scripps Ranch reached 1,200 cases slowly

Scripps Ranch reached 1,200 cases slowly (March 19, 2021) According to numbers released by the County of San Diego, the ...
San Diego County moves to Red Tier

San Diego County moves to Red Tier

San Diego County moves to Red Tier By Katie CadiaoCounty of San Diego Communications Office (March 16, 2021) The State ...
COUNTY COULD MOVE TO RED TIER SOON

COUNTY COULD MOVE TO RED TIER SOON

A woman gets her COVID-19 vaccine at an Oceanside clinic. (County of San Diego Communications Office) COUNTY COULD MOVE TO ...
Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrives

Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrives

A COVID-19 vaccination is administered at the Grossmont Center Vaccination Super Station. (County of San Diego Communications) Johnson & Johnson ...
Brothers create projects to help others

Brothers create projects to help others

Trent and Drew Wan have created their own community service projects to help others. (courtesy of Keith Wan) Brothers create ...
Scripps Teasers Toastmasters plan open house

Scripps Teasers Toastmasters plan open house

Members of the Scripps Teasers Toastmasters Club practice their public speaking skills in a friendly environment. (courtesy of Scripps Ranch ...
Second doses are now a priority

Second doses are now a priority

Second doses are now a priority by Jose A. AlvarezCounty of San Diego Communications Office Given the ongoing shortage in ...
Eligibility requirements for vaccination groups

Eligibility requirements for vaccination groups

A COVID-19 vaccine is administered at the Vaccination Super Station at Petco Park. (County of San Diego Communications Office) Eligibility ...
Women's Club scholarships

Women’s Club scholarships

Women's Club scholarships Each year since its inception 30 years ago, the Scripps Ranch Women’s Club (SRWC) has presented at ...
Vaccinations will open to teachers

Vaccinations will open to teachers

An employee at the County Psychiatric Hospital gets her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. (County of San Diego Communications Office) ...
New mayor is tuned-in to Scripps Ranch

New mayor is tuned-in to Scripps Ranch

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria gives his inauguration address during a virtual ceremony. Gloria is the first person of color ...
Plans underway for Farmer's Market

Plans underway for Farmer’s Market

Plans underway for Farmer's Market A scheme is in progress to launch a new farmer’s market in Scripps Ranch. Titled ...
Fire Safe Council offers advice

Fire Safe Council offers advice

Fire Safe Council offers advice We all know over the past year SDG&E has had to declare Public Safety Power ...
Rotary Club sets blood drive

Rotary Club sets blood drive

In September 2020, Rotary Club of Poway-Scripps president and Scripps Ranch resident David Parker donated a pint of blood during ...
Support for caregivers of vets

Support for caregivers of vets

Brittany Fuller Support for caregivers of vets By Nick Ng When some military veterans return home from service, they may ...
Plans unfold for new Farmer's Market

Plans unfold for new Farmer’s Market

Newtopia Cyder presents the New Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market each Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot ...
City will administer COVID-19 vaccine

City will administer COVID-19 vaccine

City will administer COVID-19 vaccine (Feb. 2, 2021) In a key development that will expand access to the lifesaving COVID-19 ...
SRHS student designs special library card

SRHS student designs special library card

The San Diego Public Library is releasing a Black History Month special edition library card designed by 15-year-old Scripps Ranch ...
Group collects essential items for students

Group collects essential items for students

Candace Gyure (left), the head nurse at Hoover High School, is pictured next to Kylie Bach with a load of ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Xander competes in the Farmers Insurance Open Xander Schauffele at the 2020 the Farmers Insurance ...
Undergrounding efforts need to be saved

Undergrounding efforts need to be saved

Undergrounding efforts need to be saved By Mara W. Elliott For years, the City of San Diego has been working ...
SR Welcome Club zooms into 40th year

SR Welcome Club zooms into 40th year

The original Scripps Ranch Welcome Club officers in 1981 (known as Welcome Wagon at the time) were First VP Janice ...
COVID-19 cases in SR surpass 1,000

COVID-19 cases in SR surpass 1,000

COVID-19 cases in SR surpass 1,000 NEWS ALERT (Jan. 26, 2021): A sad milestone was reached today. San Diego County ...
Marni takes her seat

Marni takes her seat

Marni von Wilpert Marni takes her seat By Bella Ross Organizing a strong response to COVID-19, solidifying public safety services ...
VOSR looks for ideas for $400k

VOSR looks for ideas for $400k

Voice of Scripps Ranch attempted to block construction of a 264-unit mixed use joint occupancy apartment complex at 10380 Spring ...
Restrictions eased for businesses

Restrictions eased for businesses

The vaccination clinic at Petco Park is expected to reopen Tuesday afternoon. (County of San Diego Communications Office) Restrictions eased ...
County to give vaccine to those 65, older

County to give vaccine to those 65, older

A nurse prepares a COVID-19 vaccine to be administered at Petco Park. County to give vaccine to those 65, older ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

Demonstrators show their support for beginning youth sports seasons in California as vehicles honk in approval on Jan. 15 on ...
Online safety tips for children

Online safety tips for children

District Attorney Summer Stephan Online safety tips for children By District Attorney Summer Stephan The pandemic has shifted life for ...
County COVID-19 deaths pass 2,000

County COVID-19 deaths pass 2,000

County COVID-19 deaths pass 2,000 By Katie CadiaoCounty of San Diego Communications Office (Jan. 14, 2021) The County of San Diego ...
Public encouraged to report planned violence

Public encouraged to report planned violence

Public encouraged to report planned violence (Jan. 14, 2021) U.S. Attorney Robert Brewer and San Diego County District Attorney Summer ...
County to open Vaccination Station

County to open Vaccination Station

(County of San Diego Communications Office photo) County to open Vaccination Station By Jose A. AlvarezCounty of San Diego Communications ...
High number of deaths reported

High number of deaths reported

High number of deaths reported By Katie CadiaoCounty of San Diego Communications Office A total of 56 San Diegans lost their ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Local COVID-19 cases approach 800Total cases of coronavirus reported since San Diego County began recording ...
All in Phase 1A could get vaccine

All in Phase 1A could get vaccine

All in Phase 1A could get vaccine By Jose A. AlvarezCounty of San Diego Communications Office All health care personnel ...
COVID-19 cases in SR pass 600

COVID-19 cases in SR pass 600

(Shutterstock photo) COVID-19 cases in SR pass 600 By Jose A. AlvarezCounty of San Diego Communications Office EDITOR’S NOTE: San ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR Weekend & News Updates Local COVID-19 cases approach 500Total cases of coronavirus reported in the Scripps Ranch 92131 ZIP ...
Regional ICU capacity is now at 0.0%

Regional ICU capacity is now at 0.0%

Regional ICU capacity is now at 0.0% By Katie CadiaoCounty of San Diego Communications Office (Dec. 17, 2020) Total cases of ...
Librarian transferred, recounts memories

Librarian transferred, recounts memories

Trevor Jones Librarian transferred, recounts memories The Scripps Ranch community bid farewell to its head librarian, Trevor Jones, of Scripps ...
Vaccine doses begin to arrive

Vaccine doses begin to arrive

County employees unpack more than 12,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to be stored in subzero freezers. They will go to ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

(photo by John Gregory) SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Police surround homes to find suspects San Diego Police Department (SDPD) ...
MK Band performs for seniors

MK Band performs for seniors

Ashay Moorjani (from left), Sagey Moorjani and Devin Moorjani formed the MK Band Project and perform live for seniors with ...
Kiwanis Club off to a good start

Kiwanis Club off to a good start

Kiwanis Club of Scripps Ranch member Jim McGinn participates in a club trash pickup event along Pomerado Road. (courtesy of ...
Monolith tale now tarnished

Monolith tale now tarnished

An ugly hole was left where a shiny monolith appeared in the Scripps Ranch Marketplace shopping center the morning of ...
Uplift small businesses

Uplift small businesses

As part of its “Many hearts. One community” campaign, Wells Fargo is highlighting the determination, resilience and creativity that so ...
Monolith appears in Scripps Ranch

Monolith appears in Scripps Ranch

This three-sided monolith appeared in the Scripps Ranch Marketplace shopping center the morning of Dec. 8. (photo by John Gregory) ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Scripps Ranch COVID-19 cases Total cases of coronavirus reported in the Scripps Ranch 92131 ZIP ...
Miramar Reservoir reaches 60 years

Miramar Reservoir reaches 60 years

Miramar Reservoir Miramar Reservoir reaches 60 years Miramar Reservoir, popularly known as Lake Miramar, has reached its 60th year. The ...
Red Flag Warning will last for days

Red Flag Warning will last for days

Red Flag Warning will last for days A Red Flag Warning will go into effect today, Dec. 2, lasting from ...
Shop local, support small businesses

Shop local, support small businesses

Shop local, support small businesses Small Business Saturday is Nov. 28. While everyone knows about Black Friday – the day ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Shop local, support small businesses Small Business Saturday is Nov. 28. While everyone knows about ...
Santa Ana winds; high fire danger

Santa Ana winds; high fire danger

Santa Ana winds; high fire danger (Nov. 25) Moderate to locally strong Santa Ana winds will start on Thanksgiving. There ...
Local COVID-19 cases hit record

Local COVID-19 cases hit record

Local COVID-19 cases hit record NEWS ALERT – Reported cases of COVID-19 in the Scripps Ranch 92131 ZIP Code area rose ...
Student makes a  positive impact

Student makes a positive impact

Spencer Mountain displays shoes she collected to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation through the Got Sneakers organization. (courtesy Mare ...
Work-from-home scam prevention

Work-from-home scam prevention

District Attorney Summer Stephan Work-from-home scam prevention With roughly 1.2 million San Diegans out of work due to the COVID-19 ...
Health order enforcement

Health order enforcement

Health order enforcement (Nov. 19) Indoor operations at restaurants, gyms, places of worship and movie theaters are currently not allowed as part ...
Youths help the  homeless

Youths help the homeless

Jack and Miles Hurley purchase food and supplies for Teen Volunteers in Action. (courtesy of Jennifer Torio) Youths help the ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

(photo by Justin Fine) SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES SRHS students color spaces at library With their campus closed due ...
Becky's Gift toy drive

Becky’s Gift toy drive

The annual Becky's Gift toy drive allows families affected by cancer the chance to choose a gift for their children ...
Project threatens  restaurant's livelihood

Project threatens restaurant’s livelihood

Yanni's Bar & Grill is on the right, its parking lot with 19 spaces sits to the left and the ...
Some vets I have met

Some vets I have met

Some vets I have met Throughout the years I have had the honor of meeting and interviewing several veterans of ...
Fall weather brings weekend showers

Fall weather brings weekend showers

Forecast precipitation for this weekend Fall weather brings weekend showers (Nov. 6) "The cooler temperatures have arrived!" according to a ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Local election numbers updated (Nov. 6) Results of the Nov. 3 General Election have been ...
City prepares for rainstorms

City prepares for rainstorms

City prepares for rainstorms (Nov. 5) With rain in the forecast this week, the City of San Diego is making ...
County reports flu activity is low

County reports flu activity is low

A flu shot is recommended for everyone 6 months and older. (County of San Diego Communications Office) County reports flu ...
County nearly in Purple Tier

County nearly in Purple Tier

County nearly in Purple Tier (Nov. 4) After weeks of being on the edge of entering the Purple Tier, San ...
Today is  Election Day

Today is Election Day

Today is Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 3 is the deadline to cast your ballot in the Presidential General Election. You ...
When to expect election results

When to expect election results

When to expect election results On election night, we all want to know the results right away. But counting ballots ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

Many traditional Halloween activities pose a high risk for contracting or spreading COVID-19, but there are still ways to celebrate ...
Residents should enjoy Halloween safely

Residents should enjoy Halloween safely

(Shutterstock photo) Residents should enjoy Halloween safely San Diego County health officials are reminding the public that traditional Halloween celebrations ...
Polls will open this weekend

Polls will open this weekend

Polls will open this weekend In a first for a County of San Diego election, the polls for the Nov ...
Seniors unmask dangers  of COVID-19

Seniors unmask dangers of COVID-19

Benjamin Gietzen and Isabella Yang formed the Wear a Mask San Diego organization. Seniors unmask dangers of COVID-19 Scripps Ranch ...
Wind advisory is in effect

Wind advisory is in effect

Wind advisory is in effect (Oct. 26) The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory for San Diego County coastal ...
Registrar reports huge voting numbers

Registrar reports huge voting numbers

Registrar reports huge voting numbers (Oct. 26) With less than a week left to vote, the San Diego County Registrar’s ...
Pay your bills, not scammers

Pay your bills, not scammers

Summer Stephan Pay your bills, not scammers Paying bills online is very common but, unfortunately, even something as mundane as ...
District 5 City Council Race

District 5 City Council Race

District 5 City Council Race <font-size="+2">Joe Leventhal</font-size="+2"> By Terry L. Wilson Attorney Joe Leventhal is campaigning for the San Diego ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Scripps Ranch COVID-19 cases Total cases of coronavirus reported in the Scripps Ranch 92131 ZIP ...
Don't wait to get tested

Don’t wait to get tested

5-26-2020-COVID-19-Nurse-Female-Patient-790x540.jpg Don't wait to get tested A recent analysis of San Diego County data revealed that San Diegans are waiting ...
Safely dispose of medications

Safely dispose of medications

Safely dispose of medications (Oct. 22) Why is it important to turn in unwanted and expired prescription medications? They could ...
Avoid scam when streaming a movie

Avoid scam when streaming a movie

Summer Stephan Avoid scam when streaming a movie With COVID-19 keeping many families at home, streaming services have become a ...
Fight COVID-19 and influenza

Fight COVID-19 and influenza

A flu shot is recommended for everyone 6 months and older. (County of San Diego Communications Office) Fight COVID-19 and ...
Pre-med student runs shoe drive

Pre-med student runs shoe drive

Eezyah Singh Pre-med student runs shoe drive A Scripps Ranch High graduate started a two-month-long shoe drive to help her raise ...
Voters reminded to return mail ballots

Voters reminded to return mail ballots

Voters reminded to return mail ballots If you’re a registered voter and you haven’t cast your ballot yet, you’ll soon ...
County remains in Red Tier

County remains in Red Tier

A County public health nurse administers a COVID-19 test. (County of San Diego Communications Office) County remains in Red Tier ...
Oct. 19: deadline to register

Oct. 19: deadline to register

Oct. 19: deadline to register If you want to vote in the Nov. 3 Presidential General Election, register by Monday, ...
Free flu shots available at clinics

Free flu shots available at clinics

A flu shot is recommended for everyone 6 months and older. (County of San Diego Communications Office) Free flu shots ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE Scripps Ranch COVID-19 cases Total cases of coronavirus reported in the Scripps Ranch 92131 ZIP ...
No ballot yet? Contact registrar

No ballot yet? Contact registrar

No ballot yet? Contact registrar The Registrar’s office sent out more than 1.9 million mail ballots to registered voters last week for the ...
Heat Advisory issued this week

Heat Advisory issued this week

Heat Advisory issued this week (Oct. 13) The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for San Diego County ...
Proposals selected to develop lot

Proposals selected to develop lot

Proposals selected to develop lot (Oct. 9) The City of San Diego announced the selection of two proposals to develop ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

San Diego firefighters responded to a commercial fire at a shopping center on Friday, Oct. 9. (photo by John Gregory) ...
Voting by mail: simple, safer, secure

Voting by mail: simple, safer, secure

Voting by mail: simple, safer, secure As mail ballots start showing up in mailboxes around San Diego County, the Registrar ...
Celebrate Halloween safely during pandemic

Celebrate Halloween safely during pandemic

Many traditional Halloween activities pose a high risk for contracting or spreading COVID-19, but there are still ways to celebrate ...
Voters can drop ballots at libraries

Voters can drop ballots at libraries

Voters can drop ballots at libraries San Diego voters looking for a convenient and quick way to turn in their ...
New metric focuses on health equity

New metric focuses on health equity

New metric focuses on health equity (Oct. 7) The state yesterday introduced a new set of guidelines intended to measure ...
Ballots mailed to registered voters

Ballots mailed to registered voters

Ballots mailed to registered voters (Oct. 5) More than 1.9 million mail ballots are on their way to San Diego County registered ...
Heat Warning extended through Friday

Heat Warning extended through Friday

Heat Warning extended through Friday The National Weather Service has extended its Excessive Heat Warning for San Diego County valleys ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE Friday Night Lights The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) senior parent committee coordinated with the ...
New Excessive Heat Warning issued

New Excessive Heat Warning issued

New Excessive Heat Warning issued (Sept. 30) The National Weather Service issued an Excessive Heat Warning for San Diego County ...
Sample ballot pamphlets go out

Sample ballot pamphlets go out

Sample ballot pamphlets go out Sample Ballot and Voter Information Pamphlets are on the way to San Diego County’s registered voters ...
County case rate drops slightly

County case rate drops slightly

County case rate drops slightly (Sept. 29) San Diego County’s new adjusted case rate dropped from 6.9 to 6.7 cases ...
Red Flag Warning,  Heat Advisory issued

Red Flag Warning, Heat Advisory issued

Red Flag Warning, Heat Advisory issued (Sept. 28) The National Weather Service in San Diego has extended the current Red ...
Students start virtual Cultural Fusion District

Students start virtual Cultural Fusion District

Justin Angert (left) and Grace Li (right) Students start virtual Cultural Fusion District When the coronavirus pandemic hit home in ...
Fire Weather Watch has been issued

Fire Weather Watch has been issued

Fire Weather Watch has been issued A Fire Weather Watch is in effect until 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, for ...
Lasagna Mamas: helping others

Lasagna Mamas: helping others

Shelby Morgan and her children prepare to deliver a lasagna to a family in need. (courtesy of Shelby Morgan). Lasagna ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE Governor signs order to halt business evictions (Sept. 23) California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an ...
Dangers of COVID-19 are real

Dangers of COVID-19 are real

Arthur “Tony” Blain, MD, FAAFP Dangers of COVID-19 are real I am a family physician and have provided care to many ...
Rotary Club donation will help firefighters

Rotary Club donation will help firefighters

Wendy Robinson (center left), executive director for the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation, accepts a donation from the Poway Scripps ...
County offers COVID-19 Update

County offers COVID-19 Update

County offers COVID-19 Update Here is today’s COVID-19 update from the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency with ...
There's a new  'chick' in town

There’s a new ‘chick’ in town

My Chick restaurant brings fried chicken culture to Scripps Ranch at 9844 Hibert St. There's a new 'chick' in town ...
NEWS UPDATES: September 2020

NEWS UPDATES: September 2020

NEWS UPDATES: September 2020 • Diego Days a success: Organizers and restaurants participating in Diego Days, a Labor Day weekend ...
Protect your home  from wildfires

Protect your home from wildfires

Protect your home from wildfires Despite the challenges of quarantines and social distancing, safety advocates are finding innovative ways to ...
National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day ­– and a reminder that you must be registered to ...
County to remain in Red Tier

County to remain in Red Tier

(Shutterstock) County to remain in Red Tier After being on the brink of falling into the most restrictive Purple Tier, ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES COVID-19 cases soar in Scripps Ranch Total cases of coronavirus reported in the Scripps Ranch ...
Distribution set for military families

Distribution set for military families

Distribution set for military families Support the Enlisted Project (STEP), in partnership with KMG Psychiatry Group, will provide urgent food ...
San Diego County COVID-19 update

San Diego County COVID-19 update

San Diego County COVID-19 update Below is today’s COVID-19 update from the County Health and Human Services Agency with data ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Family Movie Night Newbreak Scripps Ranch Church is holding a free family movie night for ...
Care for mental health during pandemic

Care for mental health during pandemic

Mara W. Elliott Care for mental health during pandemic Protecting our families during a health crisis requires keeping track of ...
City urges residents to prepare for emergencies

City urges residents to prepare for emergencies

City urges residents to prepare for emergencies The City of San Diego urges residents to take time during National Preparedness ...
Scam targets unemployment benefits

Scam targets unemployment benefits

Scam targets unemployment benefits If you are one of the many Americans who has filed for unemployment benefits or is ...
Red Flag Warning cancelled early

Red Flag Warning cancelled early

Firefighters continue to work on containment lines for the Valley Fire in which 17,565 acres have burned. (courtesy of CalFire ...
County case rate is increasing

County case rate is increasing

(courtesy of the County of San Diego) County case rate is increasing The COVID-19 case rate for the region increased ...
Another Red Flag Warning issued

Another Red Flag Warning issued

Another Red Flag Warning issued The National Weather Service has issued a new Red Flag Warning in effect for San ...
Rotary leader faces  new challenges

Rotary leader faces new challenges

Dave Parker Rotary leader faces new challenges Scripps Ranch businessman Dave Parker became the new president of The Rotary Club ...
Red Flag Warning has been issued

Red Flag Warning has been issued

Red Flag Warning has been issued (Sept. 5) The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Red Flag ...
Diego Days fundraiser set

Diego Days fundraiser set

Diego Days fundraiser set Diego Ruiz has been part of the Scripps Ranch family for more than 20 years. He ...
COVID-19 won't take a day off

COVID-19 won’t take a day off

(Shutterstock) COVID-19 won't take a day off Memorial Day came. People felt they needed to celebrate. As a result, COVID-19 ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE Holiday schedule for City of San Diego Offices All City of San Diego administrative offices ...
Check voter registration now

Check voter registration now

Check voter registration now Check voter registration now The San Diego County Registrar of Voters will prepare election ballots for ...
Excessive Heat Warning issued

Excessive Heat Warning issued

Excessive Heat Warning issued Those looking forward to the three-day Labor Day weekend should also be aware that it will ...
Alliant navigates through pandemic online

Alliant navigates through pandemic online

Alliant International University President Andy Vaughn (second from left) walks the institution’s Scripps Ranch campus with some students before COVID-19 ...
Polling place site managers needed

Polling place site managers needed

Polling place site managers needed The San Diego County Registrar of Voters is seeking temporary full-time site managers to operate assigned polling ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Protest caravan planned for Aug. 29 A plan for a vehicle caravan protestin Scripps Ranch ...
Residents urged to be on high fire alert

Residents urged to be on high fire alert

Residents urged to be on high fire alert (Aug. 25) To raise awareness as the region enters peak fire season ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE Yanni’s takes extra precautions Out of an abundance of caution, Yanni's Bar & Grill, 12015 ...
Order allows worship, workouts in parks

Order allows worship, workouts in parks

Order allows worship, workouts in parks (Aug. 18) As part of a continued effort to help San Diegans move activities ...
County is off state watchlist

County is off state watchlist

County is off state watchlist (Aug. 18) San Diego County was removed Tuesday from the state’s County Monitoring List, but ...
Heat Warning extended

Heat Warning extended

Heat Warning extended The National Weather Service has extended the Excessive Heat Warning for San Diego County valleys, mountains, and deserts, effective ...
Removal from list moved to Tuesday

Removal from list moved to Tuesday

Removal from list moved to Tuesday (Aug. 17) The state has reviewed its data and determined that San Diego County’s ...
You can help stop COVID-19

You can help stop COVID-19

As the death toll from COVID-19 continues to rise, physicians, nurses, hospital and health system leaders, researchers and public health ...
Local COVID-19 cases slow

Local COVID-19 cases slow

COVID-19 testing at a drive through site. (County of San Diego) Local COVID-19 cases slow Total cases of coronavirus recorded ...
Excessive Heat Warning issued

Excessive Heat Warning issued

Excessive Heat Warning issued The National Weather Service issued an Excessive Heat Warning for San Diego County, in effect from ...
County COVID-19 case rate declines

County COVID-19 case rate declines

County COVID-19 case rate declines The County continues its recent downward trend in its COVID-19 case rate, meeting day two ...
President signs executive orders

President signs executive orders

President signs executive orders (July 8) President Donald Trump signed four executive orders today as both houses of the United ...
Mail ballots for registered voters

Mail ballots for registered voters

Mail ballots for registered voters The Registrar of Voters is sending postcards to more than 1.8 million registered voters in ...
NEWS UPDATES

NEWS UPDATES

NEWS UPDATES Congress leaves Americans hanging (Aug. 7) Both houses of the United States Congress ended the day without an ...
Rhino Linings provides protective coatings

Rhino Linings provides protective coatings

Rhino Linings’ truck liner comes in different formulations depending on need and is also available in different colors. (courtesy photo) ...
Fundraiser underway for Diego Ruiz

Fundraiser underway for Diego Ruiz

Fundraiser underway for Diego Ruiz Diego Ruiz, one of the brothers who own and run the popular Chile Peppers restaurant ...
Parking enforcement delayed until Sept. 1

Parking enforcement delayed until Sept. 1

Parking enforcement delayed until Sept. 1 (July 31) Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Kevin L ...
Heat wave continues

Heat wave continues

Heat wave continues (July 30) “It's going to be a hot one out there today for inland areas!” That’s the ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE Scripps Ranch cases continue to rise The County of San Diego reported total cases of ...
Veteran becomes an activist

Veteran becomes an activist

Ken Pearcy Veteran becomes an activist A group of motorcycles and cars paraded throughout Scripps Ranch on Sunday, July 19, protesting ...
Severe impacts of contracting COVID-19

Severe impacts of contracting COVID-19

Wearing a mask protects you and others from COVID-19. (County of San Diego) Severe impacts of contracting COVID-19 (July 29) ...
News Updates

News Updates

News Updates Fundraiser for family of five that lost father A GoFundMe campaign is underway to help a family with ...
No COVID-19 Test required to work

No COVID-19 Test required to work

No COVID-19 Test required to work (July 27) Based on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...
SDUSD calls to extend evictions ban

SDUSD calls to extend evictions ban

SDUSD calls to extend evictions ban (July 26) Leaders from the San Diego Unified School District have called on the ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATE Scripps Ranch cases pass shocking milestone The County of San Diego reported total cases of ...
How to get off state watchlist

How to get off state watchlist

Through July 19, a total of 107 COVID-19 community outbreaks have been confirmed in San Diego County. (County of San ...
Governor lays out plan for schools

Governor lays out plan for schools

Governor lays out plan for schools (July 17) California Governor Gavin Newsom today announced his plan for learning and safe ...
SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES

SR WEEKEND & NEWS UPDATES Black Lives Matter demonstration The public is invited to participate in a peaceful demonstration supporting ...
More youngsters catching COVID-19

More youngsters catching COVID-19

More youngsters catching COVID-19 (July 15) The number of younger San Diegans getting infected with the novel coronavirus has been ...
SDUSD classes will be online only

SDUSD classes will be online only

SDUSD classes will be online only (July 13) The San Diego Unified School District announced it will hold online classes ...
County warns of ship fire smoke

County warns of ship fire smoke

USS Bonhomme Richard burns at Naval Base San Diego. (County of San Diego) County warns of ship fire smoke (July ...
County to close more sectors

County to close more sectors

COVID-19 testing at a drive through site. (County of San Diego) County to close more sectors (July 13) Following new ...
Heat Advisory through Sunday

Heat Advisory through Sunday

These are the predicted high temperatures in Southern California for Sunday, July 12, from the National Weather Service. Heat Advisory ...
Scam call or real call?

Scam call or real call?

Summer Stephan Scam call or real call? The coronavirus and U.S. Census are making answering your phone fashionable again. But ...
Looking out for our seniors

Looking out for our seniors

Mara W. Elliott Looking out for our seniors We are several months into the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic, and our ...
<i>SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND</i>

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND Local COVID-19 cases increase again The County of San Diego reported total cases of coronavirus in the ...
Order lets restaurants extend to sidewalks

Order lets restaurants extend to sidewalks

Order lets restaurants extend to sidewalks (July 7) Following a state order curtailing business operations in San Diego County, today ...
Small Businesses: program approved

Small Businesses: program approved

Small Businesses: program approved (July 7) Local small businesses and restaurants suffering financial losses due to COVID-19 can now apply ...
Dine-in, more activities to close

Dine-in, more activities to close

Dine-in, more activities to close (July 6) Indoor dining at restaurants, bars, breweries and wineries will close July 7 for ...
COVID-19 cases surge again!

COVID-19 cases surge again!

COVID-19 cases surge again! (July 3) Reported cases of COVID-19 have increased within the Scripps Ranch ZIP Code area of ...
<i>SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND</i>

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND Fireworks this year While the Scripps Mesa Fireworks has suspended its annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show ...
County readies for watch list

County readies for watch list

County employee Esma Al Sabag does contact tracing. (County of San Diego) County readies for watch list (July 2) A ...
Restaurants must close at 10 p.m.

Restaurants must close at 10 p.m.

These 10 outbreaks in community settings were confirmed during the last seven days. (County of San Diego) Restaurants must close ...
Bars will close again

Bars will close again

Bars will close again San Diego region bars, wineries and breweries without a license to serve food will need to ...
Local returns from Peace Corps

Local returns from Peace Corps

Molly Moreau (bottom) with children from a village in Myanmar. (courtesy photo) Local returns from Peace Corps After serving in ...
County hits new trigger

County hits new trigger

County hits new trigger For the third day in a row, the San Diego County’s Health and Human Services Agency ...
<i>SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND</i>

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND COVID-19 CASES SURGE! The battle against coronavirus is far from over. Reported cases across the country and ...
Student organized peaceful demonstration

Student organized peaceful demonstration

Diana Ilhuicatzi Student organized peaceful demonstration At the age of only 13, Diana Ilhuicatzi, soon to be a freshman at ...
Facebook group promotes diversity

Facebook group promotes diversity

Administrators for the Scripps Ranch for Diversity Facebook group are (left to right, top to bottom) Lindsay Hanlon, Sharon Camarillo, ...
COVID-19 cases are on the rise

COVID-19 cases are on the rise

COVID-19 cases are on the rise Community outbreaks of COVID-19 continue to be a concern for the region since this ...
Head coach shares his perspective

Head coach shares his perspective

Scripps Ranch High School head football coach Marlon Gardinera addresses his players last year. (photo by Ralph LoVuolo) Head coach ...
County hits outbreak trigger

County hits outbreak trigger

Face coverings are required in public and within six feet of someone who is not a household member. (County of ...
Coronavirus alert: fake tests, scams

Coronavirus alert: fake tests, scams

Summer Stephan Coronavirus alert: fake tests, scams As your District Attorney, I’m committed to increasing communication and accessibility between the ...
Mask nonuse increases risk

Mask nonuse increases risk

Arthur “Tony” Blain, MD, FAAFP Mask nonuse increases risk Despite clear evidence that masks slow the spread of coronavirus, many ...
Fire safety: 3 components

Fire safety: 3 components

Fire safety: 3 components There are 3 components to being prepared in case of a local wildfire: Ready, Set, Go ...
<i>SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND</i>

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND County urges use of masksCommunity outbreaks of COVID-19 are one of 13 triggers San Diego County is closely ...
Proposal for more outdoor dining

Proposal for more outdoor dining

Proposal for more outdoor dining (June 18) Continuing to deliver relief to San Diegans impacted by COVID-19, Mayor Kevin L ...
SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND COVID-19 cases increase in 92131 The County of San Diego reported cases of coronavirus in the 92131 ...
Face Coverings still needed

Face Coverings still needed

County Public Health Officer Wilma Wooten. (County of San Diego) Face Coverings still needed (June 11) As people head back ...
Run & Ride goes virtual

Run & Ride goes virtual

Run & Ride goes virtual The COVID-19 pandemic threatened to halt a Scripps Ranch tradition this year, but thanks to ...
MILES OF HAPPY GRADUATES!

MILES OF HAPPY GRADUATES!

(photo by Justin Fine) MILES OF HAPPY GRADUATES! There appeared to be miles and miles of vehicles containing happy graduates ...
Heat Advisory issued again

Heat Advisory issued again

Heat Advisory issued again The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for San Diego County Coastal and Valley ...
Heat advisory issued today

Heat advisory issued today

Heat advisory issued today With the Santa Ana conditions expected today, Tuesday, June 9, it will be very warm throughout ...
Indoor movies can start soon

Indoor movies can start soon

(courtesy of the County of San Diego) Indoor movies can start soon Indoor movie theaters join a growing list of ...
Quit smoking to resist COVID-19

Quit smoking to resist COVID-19

Quit smoking to resist COVID-19 While healthcare workers and first responders put their own lives on the line daily to ...
If you protest, get a test

If you protest, get a test

If you protest, get a test San Diego County health officials are recommending that everyone who participates in a protest, ...
Gyms, hotels may open June 12

Gyms, hotels may open June 12

Gyms, hotels may open June 12 (June 8) Gyms, hotels, bars and wineries are part of the long list of ...
Rare local protest: show of solidarity

Rare local protest: show of solidarity

(photo by Justin Fine) Rare local protest: show of solidarity More than 100 Scripps Ranch residents expressed their solidarity with ...
Grassroots protest is big success

Grassroots protest is big success

(photo by Justin Fine) Grassroots protest is big success A grassroots demonstration against social injustice, held in Scripps Ranch on ...
Mosquito positive for West Nile

Mosquito positive for West Nile

(courtesy of County of San Diego) Mosquito positive for West Nile A mosquito caught in routine trapping in the Black ...
San Diego enters Phase 2

San Diego enters Phase 2

San Diego enters Phase 2 Continuing to enact a safe beach reopening plan developed in coordination with regional lifeguards and ...
All encouraged to get tested

All encouraged to get tested

County public health nurse administers a COVID-19 test. (courtesy of County of San Diego) All encouraged to get tested Given ...
Triggers to modify health order

Triggers to modify health order

(Shutterstock via County of San Diego) Triggers to modify health order Even as the County continues to allow additional activities ...
Oral surgeon helps dentists

Oral surgeon helps dentists

Dr. Andrew Chang of West Coast Oral Surgery installs a plexiglass guard at a local dentist’s office. (courtesy of West ...
Resident thanks community for backyard oasis efforts

Resident thanks community for backyard oasis efforts

The transformation of Sandra Dougherty’s backyard is the result of a grassroots community effort to help during her struggle. (photo ...
Many businesses stay operational

Many businesses stay operational

Steve Peterson Many businesses stay operational Some Scripps Ranch businesses managed to overcome limitations of the coronavirus pandemic, remaining open ...
SD scientists making headway

SD scientists making headway

SD scientists making headway As San Diego continues to flatten the curve and begins to safely reopen restaurant dining and ...
<i>SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND</i>

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND Anyone Can Get Tested COVID-19 testing is now more widely available in the region. Testing options include ...
Fire season will arrive regardless of the virus

Fire season will arrive regardless of the virus

Fire season will arrive regardless of the virus Our world has changed! The COVID-19 virus is presenting a novel challenge ...
Sitting, sunbathing at beaches soon

Sitting, sunbathing at beaches soon

Sitting and sunbathing will be allowed on local beaches starting June 2. (County of San Diego) Sitting, sunbathing at beaches ...
Fire season

Fire season will arrive regardless of the virus

Fire season will arrive regardless of the virus By Karen HerrerosScripps Ranch Fire Safe Council Our world has changed! The ...
Heat wave underway

Heat wave underway

These are temperatures recorded by the National Weather Service recorded before 10 a.m. the morning of Wednesday, May 27. Heat ...
Fireworks show plans suspended

Fireworks show plans suspended

The Scripps Mesa Fireworks 2020 Fourth of July Show has been postponed in response to COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings ...
County and Rady ramp up testing

County and Rady ramp up testing

County public health nurse administers a COVID-19 test. (County of San Diego) County and Rady ramp up testing (May 27) ...
Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend This is Memorial Day Weekend, time to salute, honor and remember the fallen military heroes who sacrificed ...
Libraries begin pickup service

Libraries begin pickup service

Libraries begin pickup service (May 22) As the City of San Diego continues its phased reopening by expanding neighborhood services, ...
Memorial Day safeguard reminder

Memorial Day safeguard reminder

Memorial Day safeguard reminder As San Diegans head into the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the County is reminding residents to ...
What's allowed in restaurants, stores

What’s allowed in restaurants, stores

What's allowed in restaurants, stores Restaurants and stores can now open to serve customers in person. However, they must follow ...
Avoid stimulus check scams

Avoid stimulus check scams

Summer Stephan Avoid stimulus check scams As your District Attorney, I’m committed to increasing communication and accessibility between the DA’s ...
Understanding health insurance options

Understanding health insurance options

It’s important to understand your health insurance options if newly unemployed. (copyright fizkes/iStock via Getty Images Plus) Understanding health insurance ...
Thunderbirds salute local heroes

Thunderbirds salute local heroes

(photo by Justin Fine) Thunderbirds salute local heroes The United States Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team, flying F-16 Fighting Falcons, ...
Gatherings are still not allowed

Gatherings are still not allowed

Gatherings are still not allowed Most San Diegans have followed the recommendations in the local Health Officer Order, allowing for ...
Program sends meals to seniors

Program sends meals to seniors

(County of San Diego) Program sends meals to seniors Qualified older adults in the region can now sign up to ...
Lake Miramar will open Friday

Lake Miramar will open Friday

Lake Miramar will open Friday (May 14) The City of San Diego will reopen three of its reservoirs to public ...
Maintain mental health during lockdown

Maintain mental health during lockdown

Maintain mental health during lockdown Outbreaks of infectious diseases can be a stressful time. With additional concerns about the economic ...
Faulconer, Cox want more local control

Faulconer, Cox want more local control

Faulconer, Cox want more local control Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined by County Board of Supervisors Chairman Greg Cox ...
What can investors learn from cyclists?

What can investors learn from cyclists?

What can investors learn from cyclists? May is National Bike Month. Of course, millions of Americans enjoy biking, so there’s ...
Some offices, malls can reopen soon

Some offices, malls can reopen soon

San Diegans must wear a facial covering while in public and close to other people. (County of San Diego) Some ...
COVID-19 testing up, no deaths today

COVID-19 testing up, no deaths today

COVID-19 testing up, no deaths today (May 11) Testing for the novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 has been increasing in ...
Protecting children's safety online

Protecting children’s safety online

Mara W. Elliott Protecting children's safety online As families across San Diego shelter in place to protect against coronavirus, children ...
More businesses can reopen

More businesses can reopen

More businesses can reopen (May 7) With the easing of more restrictions in the statewide stay-at-home order, retail and related ...
Business Safety 
 Framework approved

Business Safety Framework approved

Business Safety Framework approved (MAY 5) Starting Friday, May 8, some local businesses within the County of San Diego can ...
Check-in program open for seniors

Check-in program open for seniors

Check-in program open for seniors (May 6) As the City of San Diego continues to take steps toward a safe ...
Heat advisory is in effect

Heat advisory is in effect

Predicted high temperatures for Tuesday, May 5. Heat advisory is in effect The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for ...
A heat wave is beginning

A heat wave is beginning

A heat wave is beginning Today marks the beginning of an extreme warming trend that will last through Thursday, according ...
Governor announces Stage 2 openings

Governor announces Stage 2 openings

Governor announces Stage 2 openings (May 4) Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced his intentions to execute “Stage 2” of ...
Preparations underway for safe reopening

Preparations underway for safe reopening

Preparations underway for safe reopening (May 4) To ensure San Diego is ready to safely reopen as soon as state ...
Elected officials' messages to SR

Elected officials’ messages to SR

Mark Kersey Elected officials' messages to SR Message of thanks I want to take this opportunity to thank the people ...
Pure Meal Prep donates meals

Pure Meal Prep donates meals

(courtesy of Pure Meal Prep San Diego) Pure Meal Prep donates meals Brett Dudley, born and raised in Scripps Ranch, owns ...
County eases several restrictions

County eases several restrictions

County eases several restrictions (April 30) San Diego County revised its Health Officer Order to relax restrictions on parks, golf ...
Face coverings required in public

Face coverings required in public

Face coverings will be required in public until further notice. (County of San Diego) Face coverings required in public (April ...
Unemployed? Find Available Benefits

Unemployed? Find Available Benefits

While losing one’s primary source of income is stressful and scary, taking advantage of available benefits can help you and ...
Weekly Market Update

Weekly Market Update

Weekly Market Update Domestic and global stocks declined last week as a sharp drop in oil prices sparked market volatility ...
Doctor provides COVID-19 update

Doctor provides COVID-19 update

Arthur “Tony” Blain, MD, FAAFP Doctor provides COVID-19 update Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease that has changed ...
Plan unveiled for walking, cycling

Plan unveiled for walking, cycling

Plan unveiled for walking, cycling (April 29) Continuing to take steps to deliver relief to San Diegans affected by COVID-19, ...
Rotary Club is selling flags

Rotary Club is selling flags

The Rotary Club of Poway-Scripps is selling United States house flags as a fundraiser to support first responders. Pictured (from ...
Fireworks show plans suspended

Fireworks show plans suspended

The Scripps Mesa Fireworks 2020 Fourth of July Show had been postponed in response to COVID-19 Restrictions on large gatherings ...
Social calls for senior citizens

Social calls for senior citizens

Social calls for senior citizens (April 27) While current public health orders encourage people to stay home to help stop ...
Two new testing sites opened

Two new testing sites opened

Two new testing sites opened (April 27) Two new, appointment-only COVID-19 testing sites opened today in Escondido and Chula Vista, ...
SRHS AMONG TOP 100 HIGH SCHOOLS

SRHS AMONG TOP 100 HIGH SCHOOLS

SRHS AMONG TOP 100 HIGH SCHOOLS Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) is listed at number 88 on the list of ...
Testing detects two cases at shelter

Testing detects two cases at shelter

Testing detects two cases at shelter (April 26) As part of testing efforts to detect anyone who may have COVID-19 ...
THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch

THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch

THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch Hello Scripps Ranch, We are in the week of April 26-May 2, 2020. Here is ...
Rotary Club delivers meals

Rotary Club delivers meals

Members of the Poway-Scripps Rotary Club, in face masks and socially-distanced, deliver meals to Palomar Pomerado Hospital. Participants include (back ...
SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND: April 24-26, 2020

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND: April 24-26, 2020

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND: April 24-26, 2020 Heat advisory underway The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for San ...
Limited reopening of city parks announced

Limited reopening of city parks announced

Limited reopening of city parks announced (April 20) Following comments he made last week regarding a phased reopening of some ...
Get CARES Act funds fast, safely

Get CARES Act funds fast, safely

Here are six steps to get your CARES Act funds fast and avoid scams. (copyright fizkes/iStock via Getty Images Plus) ...
THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch

THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch

THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch Hello Scripps Ranch, We are in the week of April 19-25, 2020. Here is a ...
Group forms to re-open economy

Group forms to re-open economy

Group forms to re-open economy (April 17) Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and County Board of Supervisors Chairman Greg Cox announced ...
Breast cancer patients impacted by COVID-19

Breast cancer patients impacted by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is new, unprecedented and confusing, but for those with breast cancer, there are additional challenges. During this ...
Libraries need critical support

Libraries need critical support

Libraries need critical support Dear Friends, By now you’ve probably heard that the Mayor’s proposed budget, which was recently released, ...
Stay safe in Age of Remote Working

Stay safe in Age of Remote Working

Summer Stephan Stay safe in Age of Remote Working As your district attorney, I’m committed to increasing communication and accessibility ...
<i>SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND:</i> April 17-19, 2020

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND: April 17-19, 2020

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND: April 17-19, 2020 Cases holding steady Confirmed cases of COVID-19 cases within the Scripps Ranch 92131 zip ...
Local cases increase again

Local cases increase again

Local cases increase again (April 16) One more case of COVID-19 was reported by the County of San Diego today ...
Partnership launched for arts and culture

Partnership launched for arts and culture

Partnership launched for arts and culture (April 16) Continuing to take aggressive steps to deliver relief to San Diegans affected ...
New cases reported in 92131

New cases reported in 92131

New cases reported in 92131 (April 15) Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Scripps Ranch by the County ...
City services cuts proposed

City services cuts proposed

City services cuts proposed (April 15) In the midst of a worldwide financial crisis caused by a global health pandemic, ...
One new case in Scripps Ranch

One new case in Scripps Ranch

One new case in Scripps Ranch (April 14) One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Scripps Ranch by the ...
New Fund launches for small businesses

New Fund launches for small businesses

New Fund launches for small businesses (April 13) Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and Council President Pro Tem Barbara Bry announced ...
THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch

THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch

THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch Hello Scripps Ranch, We are in the week of April 12-18, 2020. Here is a ...
SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND: April 10-12, 2020

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND: April 10-12, 2020

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND: April 10-12, 2020 The latest count As of Thursday, April 9, there were six confirmed cases of ...
Flash Flood Warning issued

Flash Flood Warning issued

Flash Flood Warning issued The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning this afternoon at 2:29 p.m., although it ...
Protecting the public during health emergency

Protecting the public during health emergency

Mara W. Elliott Protecting the public during health emergency Even in the best of times, there is an abundance of ...
All gatherings now prohibited

All gatherings now prohibited

All gatherings now prohibited (April 8) The County Wednesday expanded its Health Order to prohibit gatherings of any type, effective ...
Big rainstorms expected this week

Big rainstorms expected this week

The National Weather Service predicts these precipitation totals through Thursday Night. Big rainstorms expected this week This is the message ...
THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch

THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch

THIS WEEK in Scripps Ranch Hello Scripps Ranch, We are in the week of April 5-11, 2020. Here is a ...
All is quiet in Scripps Ranch

All is quiet in Scripps Ranch

A couple of wild bunnies frolic along a path to Scripps Ranch High School. (photo by Justin Fine) All is ...
Mayor promotes mental health

Mayor promotes mental health

Mayor promotes mental health (April 3) As San Diegans follow directives to stay at home and avoid gatherings, Mayor Kevin ...
County encourages covering mouth, nose

County encourages covering mouth, nose

County encourages covering mouth, nose The County of San Diego issued a new order that will go into effect at ...
Local trails are now off-limits

Local trails are now off-limits

Local trails are now off-limits There has been some confusion about whether or not local trails in Scripps Ranch are ...
Mayor addresses grocery shopping

Mayor addresses grocery shopping

Mayor addresses grocery shopping San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer called on grocery shoppers and workers to take preventative steps to ...
Scripps Ranch News printing in April

Scripps Ranch News printing in April

Scripps Ranch News will publish a print edition of your community newspaper in April and mail it to all Scripps ...
COVID-19 testing still limited

COVID-19 testing still limited

COVID-19 testing still limited As the number of cases continues to increase and community transmission is becoming more widespread, more ...
City legislation passes: evictions, business

City legislation passes: evictions, business

City legislation passes: evictions, business (March 25) The City of San Diego today enacted an eviction moratorium that provides relief ...
Scripps Ranch restaurants open for take-out

Scripps Ranch restaurants open for take-out

Scripps Ranch restaurants open for take-out Are you craving tasty cuisine from your favorite dining establishment? Several restaurants in Scripps ...
City closes all beaches and parks

City closes all beaches and parks

City closes all beaches and parks (March 22) Following a statewide “Stay At Home” order issued last week to help ...
STEP offers drive-thru for military families

STEP offers drive-thru for military families

STEP offers drive-thru for military families Drive-Through Distribution for Military Families in Crisis (March 20) Support the Enlisted Project (STEP), ...
Mayor to discuss stay at home order

Mayor to discuss stay at home order

Mayor to discuss stay at home order (March 20) Following a state order issued last night to help slow the ...
Mayor's message: 'Stay safe, stay home'

Mayor’s message: ‘Stay safe, stay home’

Mayor's message: 'Stay safe, stay home' (March 20) Following a state order issued last night to help slow the spread of ...
EMERGENCY: SHELTER IN PLACE

EMERGENCY: SHELTER IN PLACE

EMERGENCY: SHELTER IN PLACE California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a shelter in place order for all California residents beginning tonight, ...
Governor declares shelter in place order

Governor declares shelter in place order

Governor declares shelter in place order California Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a shelter in place order for the State ...
Rain will remain<br/>for another day

Rain will remain
for another day

Rain will remain for another day Residents woke to raindrops falling on the roofs of their homes the morning of ...
Development update: three local projects

Development update: three local projects

The Hub at Scripps Ranch, 9850 Carroll Canyon Road, will include 260 luxury apartments and 10,700 square feet of commercial ...
LIFE GOES ON

LIFE GOES ON

Toilet paper was sold out at "new" Vons in Scripps Ranch. (photo by John Gregory) Life goes on By John ...
County issues disinfection and cleaning guidance

County issues disinfection and cleaning guidance

County issues disinfection and cleaning guidance (March 16) The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is sharing guidance on disinfection of ...
New regulations issued: restaurants, businesses

New regulations issued: restaurants, businesses

County Microbiologist Jovan Shepherd prepares a specimen for testing of the novel coronavirus. (County of San Diego) New regulations issued: ...
Governor orders bars to close, seniors to isolate

Governor orders bars to close, seniors to isolate

Governor orders bars to close, seniors to isolate (March 15) ­­California Governor Gavin Newsom today requested senior citizens in the ...
Official SDUSD school closure statement

Official SDUSD school closure statement

Official SDUSD school closure statement The San Diego Unified School District announced that it is temporarily closing all schools within ...
SRHS stays open for the time being

SRHS stays open for the time being

SRHS stays open for the time being Scripps Ranch High School Interim Principal Matt Lawson sent an email message to ...
Project helps prevent Type 2 diabetes

Project helps prevent Type 2 diabetes

Clients embrace during a Skinny Gene Project event. (photo by Natalja Karol/courtesy of Healthy Gene Project) Project helps prevent Type ...
SR residents compete  in District 5 race

SR residents compete in District 5 race

Isaac Wang and Marni Von Wilpert are Scripps Ranch residents running for District 5 seat. SR residents compete in District ...
New Kiwanis Club  begins to form in SR

New Kiwanis Club begins to form in SR

New Kiwanis Club begins to form in SR The Kiwanis organization may be a great option to consider for those ...
Voice of Scripps Ranch files lawsuit

Voice of Scripps Ranch files lawsuit

Voice of Scripps Ranch members discuss their opposition to the development at 10380 Spring Canyon Road (courtesy of Lisa Croner) ...
Primary Election;  time to vote

Primary Election; time to vote

Primary Election; time to vote Tuesday, March 3 is Election Day for registered voters in Scripps Ranch, San Diego County ...
Amazing adventures: Life is  a series of journeys

Amazing adventures: Life is a series of journeys

Amazing adventures: Life is a series of journeys We’ve all heard the phrase “Life is a Journey.” But more accurately, ...
Resident runs for Superior Court Judge

Resident runs for Superior Court Judge

Roberta Winston is running for Superior Court Judge, Seat 18. (courtesy photo) Resident runs for Superior Court Judge Roberta Winston, ...
Parker's Pick Up helps Build a Miracle

Parker’s Pick Up helps Build a Miracle

Parker Langenberg picks up old Christmas trees in exchange for donations that are given to the charity Build a Miracle ...
NEWS UPDATES: January 23, 2020

NEWS UPDATES: January 23, 2020

NEWS UPDATES: January 23, 2020 Rummage Sale set for Feb. 22 St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church will hold its ...
Alliant celebrates life of Flight PS752 victim

Alliant celebrates life of Flight PS752 victim

Sara Saadat (Facebook) Alliant celebrates life of Flight PS752 victim Alliant International University scheduled a memorial event on campus Jan ...
Recycle your Christmas tree

Recycle your Christmas tree

Recycle your Christmas tree After the holidays, remember to compost your natural tree and help close the loop, returning the ...
Holiday lights in Stonebridge

Holiday lights in Stonebridge

Photo by Michael Campbell Holiday lights in Stonebridge Photographer Michael Campbell recently captured this colorful shot of vibrant holiday lights ...
THE  STRONGEST  MAN

THE STRONGEST MAN

Scripps Ranch High football coach Marlon Gardinera is flanked by (left) son Nicholas Gardinera and (right) quarterback Luke Durkin. (photo ...
Unique take on 'The Nutcracker'

Unique take on ‘The Nutcracker’

Faith Corlett performs the Arabian solo in the 2018 “Mixed Nuts” performance. (photo by Angela Sterling) Unique take on 'The ...
Annual collection of hygiene kits

Annual collection of hygiene kits

A volunteer sorts donated items for the annual drive to collect and deliver personal hygiene kits to Monarch School in ...
Rotary Club holds holiday drive

Rotary Club holds holiday drive

The Rotary Club of Poway-Scripps is holding a supply drive for Corazon de Vida, an orphanage near Tijuana. (courtesy photo) ...
Volunteers clear yard of weeds and debris

Volunteers clear yard of weeds and debris

Volunteers clear yard of weeds and debris An eager group of community volunteers showed up the morning of Nov. 3 ...
Red Flag Warning into Thursday

Red Flag Warning into Thursday

Red Flag Warning into Thursday Both a High Wind Warning and a Red Flag Warning are in effect for most ...
Effort launches to fix patient's yard

Effort launches to fix patient’s yard

Grant, Sandra and Tyson Dougherty (courtesy photo) Effort launches to fix patient's yard Scripps Ranch resident Sandra Dougherty has been ...
Report of fire at offices brings quick response

Report of fire at offices brings quick response

Report of fire at offices brings quick response A fire reported shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday morning, Oct. 26, brought ...
Wind and Heat  danger continues

Wind and Heat danger continues

Wind and Heat danger continues The National Weather Service weather warnings for San Diego County continue today. A Heat Advisory ...
Beware of heat, wind and fire

Beware of heat, wind and fire

Beware of heat, wind and fire Rarely does the National Weather Service issue statements warning the public of three weather ...
Red Flag warning begins Thursday

Red Flag warning begins Thursday

Red Flag warning begins Thursday The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning Thursday morning to Friday evening ...
Safety light installed near crosswalk

Safety light installed near crosswalk

Safety light installed near crosswalk This week, a bright "no turn on red" light was added to activate in conjunction ...
Local artist thrives despite autism

Local artist thrives despite autism

Torey Sciabarra sits at his booth next to his artwork during the Autism Society’s recent Lights, Camera, Autism event. Local ...
Zero Waste Panel addresses environmental concerns

Zero Waste Panel addresses environmental concerns

Zero Waste Panel addresses environmental concerns Have you heard the phrases “cradle to cradle” and “circular economy?” If not, surely ...
MCAS Miramar Air Show

MCAS Miramar Air Show

(photo by John Gregory) MCAS Miramar Air Show The entire San Diego community is invited to the 2019 Marine Corps ...
Susan Howe: Women's Foundation president

Susan Howe: Women’s Foundation president

Scripps Ranch resident Susan Howe is the president of the San Diego Women’s Foundation. Susan Howe: Women's Foundation president After ...
Former SEALs plan bike ride fundraiser

Former SEALs plan bike ride fundraiser

David and Mike Charbonnet (courtesy photo) Former SEALs plan bike ride fundraiser The phrase “like father, like son” was coming ...
Meeting features Japanese-American WWII experience

Meeting features Japanese-American WWII experience

Scripps Ranch Welcome Club members participating in a recent beach walk are (from left) Susan Parme, Ann Schiebelhut, Lori Gold, (in ...
West Coast Oral Surgery celebrates 30 years

West Coast Oral Surgery celebrates 30 years

Standing next to the X-Nav 3D guided implant system at West Coast Oral Surgery are (from left) Dr. Joel Berger, Dr ...
Four Reasons to Visit Sammy's Woodfired Pizza

Four Reasons to Visit Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza

Four Reasons to Visit Sammy's Woodfired Pizza Killer Happy Hour Deals Happy hour is every day at Sammy’s. From 3 ...
Women's Club fetes scholarship winners

Women’s Club fetes scholarship winners

Scripps Ranch Women's Club scholarship winners and their mothers attending a special dinner included (from left) Lisa Nguyen, Haley Nguyen, ...
NEWS UPDATES

NEWS UPDATES

Dr. Catherine Sy Luib is presented with a certificate of appreciation in recognition of her efforts in promoting the FYLPRO ...
New tasting room is on the way

New tasting room is on the way

Beer from Scripps Ranch-based Harland Brewing Company is available at bars, restaurants and hotels throughout San Diego County, and the brewery ...
Locals promote PurpleStride 2019

Locals promote PurpleStride 2019

Scripps Ranch resident Angela Essex-Hans is the San Diego volunteer outreach chair for the Pancreatic Action Network and will walk ...
Something fishy at Evans Pond

Something fishy at Evans Pond

Dead fish have been washing ashore on the banks of Evans Pond recently. (courtesy photo via Instagram) Something fishy at ...
Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Julia Bennett (left) and Crystal Kwan are among new Gold Award Girl Scouts. (courtesy photo) Girl Scouts earn Gold Award ...
Speaker delivers powerful message

Speaker delivers powerful message

Rose Schindler (photo by John Gregory) Speaker delivers powerful message By John Gregory While world leaders were gathering in Europe ...
Colorful crowd enjoys parade

Colorful crowd enjoys parade

(photos by Ralph LoVuolo) Colorful crowd enjoys parade The 2019 version of the Scripps Ranch Fourth of July Parade brought ...
Maienschein secures funds for local park

Maienschein secures funds for local park

Assemblyman Brian Maienschein, 77th District Maienschein secures funds for local park California Assemblyman Brian Maienschein announced on June 24 that ...
Old Pros Run & Ride

Old Pros Run & Ride

The Fourth of July Run & Ride, presented by the Scripps Ranch Old Pros, is a highly-anticipated and beloved annual ...
Celebrating the Fourth with a bang!

Celebrating the Fourth with a bang!

Dingeman Elementary School student Naha Yalamanchili won the Scripps Mesa Fireworks T-Shirt Design Contest (courtesy photo) Celebrating the Fourth with ...
Scripps Ranch is home to WD-40

Scripps Ranch is home to WD-40

WD-40 Company employees pose in the Scripps Ranch headquarters location which the company occupied in 2017. (courtesy of WD-40 Company) Scripps ...
Popular rock garden vanishes overnight

Popular rock garden vanishes overnight

Rows of hand-painted stones bearing positive messages lined this corner, but were taken overnight between June 1 and 2. (photo ...
Rotary Club: 'Service above self'

Rotary Club: ‘Service above self’

Rotary Club: 'Service above self' Whether producing a parade, painting the Boys and Girl’s Club or assisting a pediatric patient, ...
Ex-Navy nurse records memories

Ex-Navy nurse records memories

DJ Lavoie (courtesy photo) Ex-Navy nurse records memories A Scripps Ranch woman who served as a Navy nurse during the ...
Celebration of Life for Bob Dingeman

Celebration of Life for Bob Dingeman

Col. Bob Dingeman (photo by John Gregory) Celebration of Life for Bob Dingeman New location: The public is invited to ...
Scripps Ranch mom has encouraging words

Scripps Ranch mom has encouraging words

Foster mother Michelle Jackson Cooper said Scripps Ranch is an ideal place to raise children. (photo by Hoyt Smith) Scripps ...
Scripps Ranch lot on list for housing

Scripps Ranch lot on list for housing

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer Scripps Ranch lot on list for housing The current Park & Ride lot at 12016 ...
Bob Dingeman: 1922-2019

Bob Dingeman: 1922-2019

Col. Bob Dingeman, also known as Mr. Scripps Ranch. (photo by John Gregory) Bob Dingeman: 1922-2019 Bob Dingeman, known as ...
St. Gregory the Great plans Diamond Gala

St. Gregory the Great plans Diamond Gala

The St. Gregory the Great gala will be held May 18 at the U.S. Grant Hotel. (courtesy of Brie Atwater) ...
Nonprofit helps those with infants in NICU

Nonprofit helps those with infants in NICU

Angela Amoroso and her husband Drew Skinner operate Isabella's Giraffe Club in honor of Isabella, their angelic daughter who left ...
NEWS UPDATES: April 26, 2019

NEWS UPDATES: April 26, 2019

(photo by Ralph LoVuolo) NEWS UPDATES: April 26, 2019 SR Fire Safe Council holds Preparedness Day The Scripps Ranch Fire Safe ...
Protecting taxpayers from meritless lawsuits

Protecting taxpayers from meritless lawsuits

Mara W. Elliott Protecting taxpayers from meritless lawsuits As your City Attorney, one of my most important responsibilities is safeguarding ...
Chamber Bravura at Carnegie Hall

Chamber Bravura at Carnegie Hall

Members of Chamber Bravura pose outside Carnegie Hall during a recent trip to New York for a performance inside the ...
Dr Tess Mauricio: Mother's Day Q&A!

Dr Tess Mauricio: Mother’s Day Q&A!

Dr Tess Mauricio: Mother's Day Q&A! We all know that you are super busy, as a successful dermatologist, how does ...
What is Hot in Anti-Aging?

What is Hot in Anti-Aging?

Results may vary. What is Hot in Anti-Aging? Dr. Tess Mauricio, Founder of M Beauty clinics in San Diego and ...
3 Great Reasons to Get Cosmetic Dentistry

3 Great Reasons to Get Cosmetic Dentistry

3 Great Reasons to Get Cosmetic Dentistry Are you considering cosmetic dentistry, but aren’t sure that it’s right for you? ...
New compost hub starts in Scripps Ranch

New compost hub starts in Scripps Ranch

New compost hub starts in Scripps Ranch Many of us in Scripps Ranch already compost our kitchen waste and maybe ...
Beloved goose returns home

Beloved goose returns home

Louie the Goose, a favorite at Lake Miramar, spent a few days at the San Diego Humane Society Escondido campus ...
SR Women's Club: Women helping women

SR Women’s Club: Women helping women

Attending a Scripps Ranch Women’s Club Membership Brunch are (from left) right: Denise Hampton, Connie Curran and Erica Berick. (courtesy photo) ...
NEWS UPDATES: March 22, 2019

NEWS UPDATES: March 22, 2019

Ruby Melchior rides an adaptive tricycle granted to her by Road Runner Sports’ Athletes Helping Athletes program. (photo by Robin Melchior) ...
Discussing fire safety with your children

Discussing fire safety with your children

Discussing fire safety with your children You’ve equipped your home with all the necessary precautions for a fire. But smoke ...
Six reasons to get sober

Six reasons to get sober

Six reasons to get sober Have you been putting off getting help for your alcohol or drug problem? Here are ...
Three home remedies for toothaches

Three home remedies for toothaches

Three home remedies for toothaches Work has been stressful, traffic bad, and you were looking forward to the weekend, but ...
Be careful with what you've got

Be careful with what you’ve got

Be careful with what you've got It’s true that enamel is one of the hardest substances in the human body, ...
Fire Safe Council voices concerns

Fire Safe Council voices concerns

Predicted gridlock at the intersection of Avenue of Nations and Pomerado Road is a concern in case there is need ...
Fascinating journey: A photographer's life

Fascinating journey: A photographer’s life

Michael Campbell positions his camera in front of a humming bird feeder and uses high-speed photography to capture stunning images ...
Teens provide 1,200 service hours

Teens provide 1,200 service hours

Members of the Lion’s Heart 2021 chapter serve lunch at the Ronald McDonald House on a regular basis. (courtesy of ...
Essence of Life supports seniors

Essence of Life supports seniors

Kristen Chazaud (center) is pictured with Scripps Ranch residents and honorees Col. Bob Dingeman (a.k.a. Mr. Scripps Ranch) and Gaye ...
NEWS UPDATES

NEWS UPDATES

Dr. Karen Kurowski of Scripps Ranch Veterinary Hospital accepts donations from Malie Stephens and Sofia Nocella. (courtesy photo) NEWS UPDATES ...
Canine lovers propose off-leash dog park

Canine lovers propose off-leash dog park

Hendrix Park could be the site of a neighborhood dog park for Scripps Ranch. (photo by Laura Hogan) Canine lovers ...
Policies have changed since the Cedar Fire

Policies have changed since the Cedar Fire

Firefighting and disaster response agencies learned from the disastrous Cedar Fire of 2003 and scaled up resources, adapted policies and ...
Youth add to nonprofit's legacy

Youth add to nonprofit’s legacy

Build a Miracle has done much for Centro Comunitario Florida IV, a community center in the neighborhood of El Florido ...
SRHS alumna sets sights on the stars

SRHS alumna sets sights on the stars

Lauren Potterat is part of the USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory. (courtesy photo) SRHS alumna sets sights on the stars A ...
It's Girl Scout Cookie time!

It’s Girl Scout Cookie time!

Elise Gaudreau (left) and Regan Cox, members of Brownie Troop 3985 from Miramar Ranch Elementary School, sell cookies beneath an ...
Philanthropic Chicks of Scripps Ranch

Philanthropic Chicks of Scripps Ranch

The Philanthropic Chicks of Scripps Ranch gather to raise funds, awareness and hope for those in need of support. (photo courtesy ...
GoFundMe Targets Van For Ruby

GoFundMe Targets Van For Ruby

Ruby Melchior (center) enjoys a recent family outing with her brother, Jun (left), and father, Paul (right). (photo courtesy of ...
Maienschein joins Democratic Party

Maienschein joins Democratic Party

Brian Maienschein Maienschein joins Democratic Party California 77th Assemblyman Brian Maienschein announced that he left the Republican Party and re-registered ...
Scripps Ranch Home stars in dream raffle

Scripps Ranch Home stars in dream raffle

Scripps Ranch Home stars in dream raffle A multimillion-dollar Scripps Ranch dream house is the center of the 15th annual ...
SR YEARBOOK: 2018 in pictures

SR YEARBOOK: 2018 in pictures

This future fireman was among the youngsters allowed to sit in the cab of fire trucks at Fire Station 37 ...
Christmas tree recycling begins

Christmas tree recycling begins

Christmas tree recycling begins Scripps Ranch residents may drop off their natural Christmas trees this season at a collection point ...
NORAD tracks Santa's journey

NORAD tracks Santa’s journey

NORAD tracks Santa's journey The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) continues its decades-old mission of keeping track of Santa Claus ...
Happy holiday wishes everyone

Happy holiday wishes everyone

Jackson, the Scripps Ranch News newshound Happy holiday wishes everyone Merry Christmas and happy holiday wishes from Scripps Ranch News ...
Daughter's commitment honors her father

Daughter’s commitment honors her father

Rachel Barnhill is set to complete a five-year run streak on Jan. 13, 2019. She has run a minimum of ...
S.T.E.P. provides special 'shopping' day

S.T.E.P. provides special ‘shopping’ day

City Councilman Mark Kersey and Tony Teravainen, USN (Ret.), President, CEO of S.T.E.P., unload gifts for military families. (courtesy photo) S.T.E.P ...
SDUSD REPORTS MAJOR DATA BREACH

SDUSD REPORTS MAJOR DATA BREACH

SDUSD REPORTS MAJOR DATA BREACH Families with students attending schools in the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) received email ...
Local holiday lights offer great sights

Local holiday lights offer great sights

Sparkling lights adorn the trees lining the street on Stonebridge Parkway. (photo by Daniela Alvarez) Local holiday lights offer great ...
Choir delights with unique sound

Choir delights with unique sound

The young members of Chamber Bravura, dressed in their festive holiday sweaters, prepare to perform in Balboa Park. (courtesy photo) ...
Kersey spearheads flu prevention effort

Kersey spearheads flu prevention effort

Councilman Mark Kersey, branch librarian Trevor Jones and WAXIE Sanitary Supply regional sales manager Umahl Anderson commemorate the installation of ...
SR family leads holiday project

SR family leads holiday project

Hygiene items sit ready to be sorted and packaged. (courtesy photo) SR family leads holiday project As the holidays approach, ...
Scripps Ranch Tree Lighting set

Scripps Ranch Tree Lighting set

Local Girl Scouts hope to get people excited about the upcoming Scripps Ranch Girl Scout Tree Lighting on Dec. 9 ...
Scripps Ranch Tree Lighting set

Scripps Ranch Tree Lighting set

Local Girl Scouts hope to get people excited about the upcoming Scripps Ranch Girl Scout Tree Lighting on Dec. 9 ...
Santa highlights Holiday Concert

Santa highlights Holiday Concert

The excitement reaches a crescendo as Santa Claus arrives at the annual Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park Holiday Concert ...
A peek at The Glen

A peek at The Glen

The Glen at Scripps Ranch is located off Pomerado Road on Chabad Center Driveway. Construction is set to be finished ...
Soccer community loses a legend

Soccer community loses a legend

A two-time Olympian and three-time Women’s World Cup soccer star, local youth soccer coach Ouying Zhang died on Dec. 1, ...
Teens promote self-expression

Teens promote self-expression

Members of the Scripps Library Teen Council volunteer their time to coordinate a number of events at the Scripps Miramar ...
Becky's Gift drive seeks donations

Becky’s Gift drive seeks donations

Volunteers help deliver gifts collected in a past Becky’s Gift drive to the Moores Cancer Center. (courtesy of Becky’s Gift) ...
The flower shack is back

The flower shack is back

Andi Supergan (left) and Madison Jones have opened STEM Floral Co. at 9992 Scripps Ranch Blvd. The flower shack is ...
Fall Colors

Fall Colors

“Mosaic Path” by Erin Hanson Fall Colors The striking painting above is titled “Mosaic Path” by contemporary impressionist Erin Hanson, ...
Red Flag Warning has been extended

Red Flag Warning has been extended

Red Flag Warning has been extended The National Weather Service has extended the Red Flag Warning to Wednesday, Nov. 14, ...
Extremely dry temps mix with gusty winds

Extremely dry temps mix with gusty winds

Extremely dry temps mix with gusty winds Yet another Santa Ana weather event is expected for Sunday through Tuesday with ...
Extreme fire danger brings Red Flag

Extreme fire danger brings Red Flag

Extreme fire danger brings Red Flag Critical fire weather conditions have returned statewide this week. Be prepared, have an evacuation ...
Today is Election Day

Today is Election Day

Today is Election Day Election Day for midterms, propositions and the California Gubernatorial General Election is today, Nov. 6. Polls ...
Maienschein seeks re-election

Maienschein seeks re-election

Brian Maienschein Maienschein seeks re-election Republican Brian Maienschein is the incumbent 77th District California Assembly member running for re-election Nov ...
A local runs for Assembly

A local runs for Assembly

Sunday Gover A local runs for Assembly A Scripps Ranch local is hoping to leverage her breadth of experiences to ...
Youngsters raising funds for great cause

Youngsters raising funds for great cause

Madeira da Luz and Ella Adams are raising funds for type one diabetes (T1D) research toward a cure. Madeira and ...
Have a fun and safe Halloween

Have a fun and safe Halloween

Have a fun and safe Halloween This is the big day for all who enjoy dressing up in costumes and ...
Farmer's Market had one last, great day

Farmer’s Market had one last, great day

(photos by John Gregory) Farmer's Market had one last, great day Visitors by the hundreds, many dressed in Halloween costumes, ...
Fire Safe Council receives donation

Fire Safe Council receives donation

Firefighters from Fire Station 37 in Scripps Ranch brought a fire truck to the big Oct. 26 check presentation. (photo ...
Farmer's Market holds a big Trick or Treat Day

Farmer’s Market holds a big Trick or Treat Day

The Scripps Ranch Farmer's Market will hold Trick or Treat Day on Oct. 27. (photo by John Gregory) Farmer's Market ...
Farmer's Market: One last hurrah!

Farmer’s Market: One last hurrah!

The Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market is known for its fresh produce. Farmer's Market: One last hurrah! “Don’t it always seem ...
Martin selected for leadership honor

Martin selected for leadership honor

Kathryn R. Martin Martin selected for leadership honor Organizational and leadership coach Kathryn R. Martin was recently selected as Top ...
Halloween Carnival brings frights and fun

Halloween Carnival brings frights and fun

A young star trooper adjusts his helmet during last year’s Halloween Carnival at Miramar Ranch Elementary. Halloween Carnival brings frights ...
Red Flag Warning continues today

Red Flag Warning continues today

Red Flag Warning continues today A Red Flag Warning issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect until 8 ...
Dry weather brings Red Flag Warning

Dry weather brings Red Flag Warning

Dry weather brings Red Flag Warning A Red Flag Warning has been issued for critical fire weather conditions Monday, Oct ...
Girls Scouts organize local trash cleanup

Girls Scouts organize local trash cleanup

Evelyn Camaclang and Naomi Banister Girls Scouts organize local trash cleanup Evelyn Camaclang and Naomi Banister of Girl Scout troop ...
Visit Station 37 on Saturday

Visit Station 37 on Saturday

All residents are invited to visit Fire Station 37 on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ...
Girls Scouts organize local trash cleanup

Girls Scouts organize local trash cleanup

Evelyn Camaclang and Naomi Banister Girls Scouts organize local trash cleanup Evelyn Camaclang and Naomi Banister of Girl Scout troop ...
Visit Station 37 on Saturday

Visit Station 37 on Saturday

All residents are invited to visit Fire Station 37 on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ...
Lady Falcons host ‘Rise of the Wahine’

Lady Falcons host ‘Rise of the Wahine’

The Scripps Ranch High School Lady Falcons volleyball team will screen “Rise of the Wahine” on Oct. 13 in the ...
Lady Falcons host 'Rise of the Wahine'

Lady Falcons host ‘Rise of the Wahine’

The Scripps Ranch High School Lady Falcons volleyball team will screen “Rise of the Wahine” on Oct. 13 in the ...
Halloween event to be Farmer's Market's last

Halloween event to be Farmer’s Market’s last

The last day of operation for the Scripps Ranch Farmer's Market, will be Saturday, Oct. 27. Halloween event to be ...
Scripps Ranch Theatre Seeks New Location

Scripps Ranch Theatre Seeks New Location

Scripps Ranch Theatre will eventually have to leave its performance site on the campus of Alliant International University. (photo by ...
Community invited to Homecoming game

Community invited to Homecoming game

(photo by Ralph LoVuolo) Community invited to Homecoming game The entire Scripps Ranch community is encouraged to attend the traditional ...
The eucalyptus: our signature tree

The eucalyptus: our signature tree

Many eucalyptus trees were originally planted for E.W. Scripps’ Ranch. (photo by Heather Karpel) The eucalyptus: our signature tree The ...
Doctor receives Leader Award

Doctor receives Leader Award

Dr. Catherine Sy Luib Doctor receives Leader Award Scripps Ranch’s very own Dr. Catherine Sy Luib, 34, was selected as ...
Life 2.0 is for single women

Life 2.0 is for single women

Avalon Hartman Life 2.0 is for single women “You know what? I’m thinking about going to Torrey Pines and going ...
We will never forget

We will never forget

We will never forget It has been 17 years since members of the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda boarded four civilian passenger planes ...
Residents seek to beautify parkway

Residents seek to beautify parkway

A 160-foot-tall, 230 kilovolt transition pole installed by SDG&E towers above Stonebridge Parkway near Stockwood Cove. The images demonstrate the ...
S.T.E.P. helps military families

S.T.E.P. helps military families

Besides providing financial counseling services and emergency financial assistance, the Support the Enlisted Project holds special events throughout the year ...
Helping the body function at its best

Helping the body function at its best

Dr. Gerald Palmes will soon rebrand his practice as Best Life Chiropractic. Helping the body function at its best Stress ...
Alcohol Poisoning: The Forgotten Danger

Alcohol Poisoning: The Forgotten Danger

Alcohol Poisoning: The Forgotten Danger “When people think about alcohol, they tend to think about two problems: addiction and drinking ...
Teen sells lemonade to help fight cancer

Teen sells lemonade to help fight cancer

Lesleigh Helders (left) assists daughter Nancie Helders with her pink lemonade stand to fund cancer research. (courtesy photo) Teen sells ...
Children read to furry friends

Children read to furry friends

Children read to canines the first and third Saturday of each month at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library. (courtesy of ...
What to note for home insurance reviews

What to note for home insurance reviews

State Farm Agent Kevin Kane What to note for home insurance reviews The next time you need to renew your ...
City attorney lives in Scripps Ranch

City attorney lives in Scripps Ranch

San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott (courtesy of San Diego City Attorney’s office) City attorney lives in Scripps Ranch When ...
Teacher brings learning to life

Teacher brings learning to life

Members of the Scripps Ranch community are making an effort to help the declining population of monarch butterflies thrive. (photo ...
Concert features trio of bands

Concert features trio of bands

Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park concerts have attracted large crowds to Hoyt Park this summer and the showcase of ...
Scripps Ranch All-Stars lose a tough one

Scripps Ranch All-Stars lose a tough one

Scripps Ranch All-Stars lose a tough one The Scripps Ranch Little League Intermediate Division All-Star team suffered a tough World ...
New restaurant will open soon

New restaurant will open soon

Final preparations are underway at Public House 131, a family-friendly neighborhood restaurant that plans to open in early August. (photo ...
Scheduled roadwork already causing delays

Scheduled roadwork already causing delays

Roadwork by SDG&E caused delays at the intersection of Spring Canyon and Pomerado Road the morning of Friday, July 27 ...
Local wildlife: abundant and active

Local wildlife: abundant and active

Scripps Ranch has a canyon environment, which is why coyotes are prevalent. Local wildlife: abundant and active Wildlife in Scripps ...
Rattlesnakes are living among us

Rattlesnakes are living among us

Rattlesnakes in Scripps Ranch are most prevalent during the warmer months. Rattlesnakes are living among us Rattlesnakes populate much of ...
Heat Advisory remains in effect

Heat Advisory remains in effect

These are the projected high temperatures for Tuesday, July 24. (National Weather Service) Heat Advisory remains in effect The Heat ...
High temperatures roast San Diego

High temperatures roast San Diego

High temperatures roast San Diego The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for this week and, obviously, high temperatures ...