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Faces in the Crowd

Jerry Horna and Jody Stell Recently Hiked 315 miles to Practice Living in the Present
3 years ago

Jerry Horna and Jody Stell Recently Hiked 315 miles to Practice Living in the Present

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A Grand Pilgrimage

Jody Stell grew up exploring national parks. She’s been to all 50 states and 42 countries. Her husband Jerry Horna was a Navy kid and described having …
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Edward Cox Encourages All to Share Life’s Chapters
3 years ago

Edward Cox Encourages All to Share Life’s Chapters

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Every Story Matters

Edward Cox grew up as an Air Force kid, primarily in Florida. Being on the move came naturally. While he and his family are now settled in …
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Scoutmaster Reza Bashar Leads Boy Scout Troop 648
3 years ago

Scoutmaster Reza Bashar Leads Boy Scout Troop 648

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Character and Leadership

The Bashar family has lived in PQ for nearly 15 years. Reza Bashar works for a medical device company as a senior manufacturing engineer. A graduate of …
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PQ’s Kasey Harvey Takes on a Life-Changing Diagnosis With Grace and A Lot of Support
3 years ago

PQ’s Kasey Harvey Takes on a Life-Changing Diagnosis With Grace and A Lot of Support

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Losing is Not an Option

November 2, 2014 seemed a regular day for the Harvey family. At dinner on Shelter Island, daughter Kasey mentioned having a cold, but then moved …
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Tipin Johnson is a Founding Member of a Philippine Hometown Association that is Helping Students Afford College
4 years ago

Tipin Johnson is a Founding Member of a Philippine Hometown Association that is Helping Students Afford College

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Making College Possible

Tipin Johnson finds jury selection interesting. As a county clerk in a civil department, she is assigned to the Honorable Richard E.L. Strauss in San Diego Superior …
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Brewers Now Pick Hops in Julian Like the General Public Picks Apples
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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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