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Faces in the Crowd

Brewers Now Pick Hops in Julian Like the General Public Picks Apples
2 years ago

Brewers Now Pick Hops in Julian Like the General Public Picks Apples

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Hopportunity Knocks

After retiring, Phillip Warren discovered hops growing outside Julian, which was probably originally cultivated by gold miners. He named it “Julian Gold” and currently grows it and other …
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Ron Lawrence’s Lifelong Commitment to the Boy Scouts has Lead to Many Rewards
2 years ago

Ron Lawrence’s Lifelong Commitment to the Boy Scouts has Lead to Many Rewards

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Scout for Life

A mechanical design engineer by trade, Ron Lawrence is recognized on 12 U.S. patents and has consulted for over 300 companies. While he specializes in injection molded …
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PQ Canyon Reserve Resident Mike Kelly is Instrumental in Park Preservation
2 years ago

PQ Canyon Reserve Resident Mike Kelly is Instrumental in Park Preservation

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Preserving the Preserve

“Being out in nature is often a spiritual experience for me,” Mike Kelly told us. “It nourishes my soul.” This Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve resident has lived …
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Martin Steele, Owner of the Neighborhood Favorite, The Deli-Stop
3 years ago

Martin Steele, Owner of the Neighborhood Favorite, The Deli-Stop

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A PQ Icon

“My father and brother owned 7-Eleven’s and I learned a lot about business from them,” recalled Martin Steele, owner of PQ’s well-known sports pub, The Deli Stop. …
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Neal and Jeanine Fischer Find Long Lost Relatives in Ireland
3 years ago

Neal and Jeanine Fischer Find Long Lost Relatives in Ireland

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by JENNIFER FRAKES | photo by Zeena Gregg Photography

Successful Search

According to Neal Fischer, tracing his Irish roots has been a lifelong dream. He remembers spending time with his …
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Tell Me a Story
3 years ago

Tell Me a Story

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Marilyn McPhie Turns a Love of Words (and of People) Into a Profession

Imagine coming from a family of consummate word-lovers (otherwise known as logophiles). One grandmother majored in elocution, …
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Raising Hope
4 years ago

Raising Hope

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Rancho Peñasquitos resident Marjeri Smith will host a haunted trail on Halloween night in an effort to raise funds for her Light The Night Walk team who will be participating …
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Novelist Dee DeTarsio Finds the Humor in Life
4 years ago

Novelist Dee DeTarsio Finds the Humor in Life

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Dee DeTarsio isn’t afraid to poke fun at herself. “I didn’t teach myself to read at an early age. I didn’t write my first story in kindergarten – I was …
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A Catalyst for Change
4 years ago

A Catalyst for Change

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Reaching Across the Continent to Help Others Overcome Destitute Situations

 

Halfway around the world, in the village of Kakamega, Kenya, orphaned students who had once been facing the cruel …
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Coach Mary Andrews Helps Girls Succeed in Sports and in Life
4 years ago

Coach Mary Andrews Helps Girls Succeed in Sports and in Life

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One benefit of living in a place that so many people like to call home is that it’s bound to attract some pretty spectacular individuals. Mary Andrews is one example. …
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