Del Norte High School recently honored 33 students through its monthly Character Recognition Program. This first group of students for the 2017-18 academic year were selected by teachers and staff members in the science department. The students were recognized on Sept. 26 “because of their outstanding character, attitude and contributions to their classrooms,” school officials said. “They have influenced both their peers and teachers in a positive way.”
A parade and community fair on Saturday will kick off three weekends of Poway Days activities. The 53rd annual Poway Days Parade will start at 9 a.m. Saturday on the south side of Poway Road. An estimated 100-plus entries are expected, including all five Poway Unified School District marching bands, dozens of school, veterans and civic groups, pageant winners, classic cars and equestrian units. The parade will begin at Pomerado Road and head east to its conclusion on Bowron Road. The reviewing stand will be near the Poway Library.
Hurricane Harvey devastated southeast Texas, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. RE/MAX has roughly 90 offices and 2,500 associates who’ve been directly impacted by the storm. We’ve set up a GoFundMe page, where donations will directly help RE/MAX offices and agents affected by Hurricane Harvey. Dave and Gail Liniger will match, dollar for dollar, all donations up to $1 million.
A popular summer tradition is returning for another year as the Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine performs Aug. 27 at the Bernardo Winery. The concert has sold out annually for the past six years, so tickets should be purchased early at online. The package deal includes a reserved table for four, a cheese platter for four and a glass of wine off the winery’s bar list. The band has been performing one show per summer at the winery for the past 15 years, said Liss, the band’s founder and bandleader.