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In Our Own Backyard

Old Poway Park – An Adventure is Waiting for You
6 years ago

Old Poway Park – An Adventure is Waiting for You

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With its picturesque setting, it is no wonder that people flock to Old Poway Park for a picnic or to ride on the train that loops around the park. However, …
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How the Middle Class Lived?
6 years ago

How the Middle Class Lived?

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Can you imagine living in an 1880-era farmstead in Southern California?

The Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead provides visitors the opportunity to peek into the world of Inland North County’s earliest …
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Blue Sky Ecological Reserve
6 years ago

Blue Sky Ecological Reserve

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The first thing many visitors notice is just how quiet it is.

Located just off busy, traffic-laden Espola Road in Poway, the Blue Sky Ecological Reserve – a 700-acre oak-lined …
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Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center Rich in Local History
6 years ago

Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center Rich in Local History

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At least 1,000 years ago, a people called the Kumeyaay lived throughout what is now San Diego County and Baja California. During that time, the Pauwai Valley was occupied by …
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Bloody Battle, Famous Names
7 years ago

Bloody Battle, Famous Names

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Nearby Mexican-American War Battlefield Park A Significant Part of California History

Not many actual battlefields exist in Southern California, but one of the few is within easy driving distance of …
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Scripps Ranch Athletes Commit to Colleges
7 years ago

Scripps Ranch Athletes Commit to Colleges

At least eight Scripps Ranch High School athletes will continue their sports activities in college next fall, signing letters of intent or committing to higher education institutions this week.

Among …
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