Hello, neighbors! It's me again, Bettyann Pernice, your host of the Rancho Bernardo-4s Ranch Daily.
First, today's weather:
Partly sunny and comfortable. High: 71, Low: 38.
Here are the top stories today in Rancho Bernardo-4s Ranch:
"The burglary crew that hit us two months ago was not the same that hit us last month, and probably won’t be the same that hits us next month," said Det. Justin Cole. The perpetrators of these high-end crimes are primarily Chilean nationals who are here on tourist visas. The FBI has a task force on this crime ring known as the South American Theft Group (SATG). To learn more: Click into parenthesis, then click the link. (CBS8)
The American Red Cross is calling it the “worst blood shortage in over a decade.” Our blood supply is dangerously low, and the American Red Cross is asking for your help. Find a donation site near you and give blood during this National Blood Donor Month. To sweeten the deal for you, Krispy Kreme will give you a free dozen doughnuts. From Jan. 24-31, simply donate blood and bring proof of your donation to a participating Krispy Kreme location. To learn more: Click into parenthesis, then click the link. (Newsbreak)
Looking for a new job? Many local job opportunities are now available. Many of the jobs are remote. From customer service, sales, logistics, software management, warehousing, operations, business services, truck driving, there are many new jobs out there. Take a look. You might just find the opportunity you’ve been seeking. To learn more: Click into parenthesis, then click the link. (Rancho Bernardo-4s Ranch Patch)
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Today in Rancho Bernardo-4s Ranch:
Crossover Composers, Part 1 (Online) — San Diego Oasis. (10 a.m.)
Grief Support Group (Online) — San Diego Oasis. (10:30 a.m.)
The Great Escape (Online) — San Diego Oasis. (1 p.m.)
From my notebook:
Daily updates on coronavirus in San Diego County, NBC 7 San Diego. (nbcsandiego.com)
North San Diego Business Chamber: "North San Diego Business Chamber welcomes Neal Manowitz, president & COO, Sony Electronics, to the Board of Directors." (Facebook)
4S Ranch Friends of the Library: "Here is how to become a member of the Friends of the 4S Ranch Library, just a small contribution gets you membership for the whole year and helps us make a big impact in the community by supporting your local library. Let's make 2022 a great year, thank you!" (Facebook)
Free smoke alarms for Seniors — The Burn Institute. (Burn Institute)
Rancho Bernardo Branch Library — "Join Miss Minoo to create a snowman painting!" (Facebook)
Rancho Bernardo Branch Library: "Stitch in Public Day hosted by Threaded Needle Chapter on Feb. 5." (Facebook)
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— Bettyann Pernice