NEWS UPDATES Oct. 24, 2017

NEWS UPDATES Oct. 24, 2017

Heat, Wind, Red Flag Warnings continue
The Red Flag warning and the Wind Advisory in San Diego County has been extended into Wednesday, Oct. 25, according to the National Weather Service. Stronger Santa Ana winds are expected and strong high pressure aloft will bring near record-breaking heat Tuesday, mostly from the coast into the western valleys. Stronger Santa Ana Winds will become more widespread.

The excessive Heat Warning remains in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday. High temperatures are predicted to be 100 to 106.

Again, heat related illness is likely for those involved in strenuous outdoor activity, or those with health conditions who do not have adequate access to air conditioning, according to the National Weather Service. If untreated, heat illness events could be fatal.

The outlook for Wednesday is not quite as hot, with slow cooling for Thursday and Friday. Still, temperatures are expected to be in the 80s to high 90s throughout the week and into the weekend.

All Scripps Ranch public schools are on regular schedules and operating under hot weather protocol.

Rec Center holds Halloween Carnival
Kids, friends and families are invited to the Halloween Carnival at Scripps Ranch Recreation Center, 11454 Blue Cypress Drive, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24. There will be games, activities, costume contests and more.

Pop Warner Spaghetti Dinner
The Scripps Ranch Pop Warner Filippi’s Spaghetti Dinner and Big Bear Fundraiser will be held Thursday Oct. 26 at 9969 Mira Mesa Blvd. There will be four seatings from 4 to 8:30 p.m. This is a family event with good food. The purpose is to help raise funds in support of the Scripps Ranch Pop Warner cheerleaders on their road to Nationals. All proceeds will go to the Scripps Ranch Pop Warner Cheer Travel Fund. Tickets are $10 per person. The dinner includes all you can eat spaghetti, bread and soda (cocktails purchased separately) plus one raffle ticket for a four-day stay in Big Bear, valued at $1,000. Additional raffle tickets are available for $5 each. Purchase tickets online at

Book Discussion Group
This month the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Book Discussion Group is reading “Death Comes for the Archbishop” by Willa Cather. Everyone is invited to join the discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Seminar Room. The book for next month is “Jar City: A Reykjavik Thriller” by Arnaldur Indridason and Bernard Scudder. Copies of these books are available at the library circulation desk. Visit

Farmers Market holds Halloween Festival
Saturday, Oct. 28 is the Trick or Treat Halloween Festival at the Scripps Ranch Farmers Market. Bring the kids and your camera. Kids can enjoy free inflatable rides, a face painter, a balloon artist and a free Penguin Treasure Hunt. Children can also “trick or treat” with all of the Farmer’s Market vendors. This is the only public Halloween event in Scripps Ranch scheduled for Saturday.

The market serves breakfast and lunch every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Enjoy live entertainers in the Bistro Food Court. The Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market is located at 10380 Spring Canyon Road. Visit

Fall Book Sale
The Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library will present a Special Book Sale on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library. In addition to a huge selection of nearly new and gently used recent bestsellers, children’s books, fiction and nonfiction, this sale will include rare, out-of-print, antiquarian and collectible books — all at bargain prices. All proceeds will help support the library and are used to purchase new books and media for the library’s collection. Visit

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