Rancho Penasquitos

Los Peñasquitos Canyon, Camino Ruiz Trailhead

Hike down to a canyon floor through scrub oak “tunnels."

This is the only trail that accesses Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve from the south rim between Black Mountain Road and the West End parking lot off Sorrento Valley Blvd. Before the Camino Ruiz Trailhead was ...

Lopez Canyon, Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

This Los Peñasquitos tributary canyon has varied natural resources and a rich biodiversity of species.

St. Timothy Episcopal Church

Willy Crespo, prison priest

Columnist Patrick Daugherty tries to hunt down a a Beretta M9 for sale.

Gumby-Suited Would-Be Thief Fails at 7-Eleven Robbery in Rancho Peñasquitos

SDPD public Information officer/detective Gary Hassen reported that an individual in a Gumby costume attempted to rob the 7-Eleven at 9701 Carmel Mountain Road in Rancho Peñasquitos on September 7 at 12:30 a.m. Store surveillance ...

Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

With its natural beauty and abundant resources, Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve is one of my favorite places for biking, jogging and hiking – horseback riding is also a favorite for folks who frequent the canyon. ...

Mercy Community Church

Brightly colored banners touting secular virtues hang on the walls of the pale green elementary-school auditorium that serves as a worship space for Mercy Community Church. It’s a fine old list: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, ...

They Have No Concrete Proof

On April 12, 2007, I did some concrete work in the backyard of my Rancho Peñasquitos home with the help of my wife, son-in-law, and two close friends. I rented a cement mixer in Poway, ...

Boarder Region Reopens

The Rancho Peñasquitos Skate Park, located at 10111 Carmel Mountain Road, reopened on June 30 after having been closed for several months due to safety hazards -- the four-year old wooden ramps had deteriorated. The ...

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