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Faces in the Crowd

Tell Me a Story
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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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Westview High School Varsity Basketball Coach Kyle Smith Keeps the Talent Local
6 years ago

Westview High School Varsity Basketball Coach Kyle Smith Keeps the Talent Local

By  •  Faces in the Crowd

In some parts of the country it might be a struggle to “keep the talent home.” Some athletes and coaches are just hoping for the opportunity to show their skills …
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Mt. Carmel Choir Director Marti Martinez and Her Students Make Music and Memories
6 years ago

Mt. Carmel Choir Director Marti Martinez and Her Students Make Music and Memories

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Marti Martinez, Choir Director for the Mt. Carmel Choir, has a true passion for her job, finding it rewarding, challenging and meaningful. “My biggest accomplishment has to be the sense …
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Ron Ferkovich: Barber, Artist and Teacher
6 years ago

Ron Ferkovich: Barber, Artist and Teacher

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Ron Ferkovich is an artist, a teacher and a Rancho Peñasquitos institution, as the owner of Peñasquitos Barber Shop. Ron has lived in San Diego for more than 60 years, …
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Simmons Advocates for Quality Mountain Biking Trails throughout the County
6 years ago

Simmons Advocates for Quality Mountain Biking Trails throughout the County

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As an avid mountain biker and the president of the San Diego Mountain Biking Association (SDMBA), Rodney Simmons is dedicated to keeping the trails in San Diego County friendly to …
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Coaching Baseball is a Way of Life for Rancho Peñasquitos Resident Owsley
6 years ago

Coaching Baseball is a Way of Life for Rancho Peñasquitos Resident Owsley

By  •  Faces in the Crowd

“I have always had a love for coaching baseball and teaching young minds. I feel this allows me to deliver the necessary tools to young baseball players and make them …
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