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People in the Community

2017 Veteran of the Year
1 month ago

2017 Veteran of the Year

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Assemblymember Brian Maienschein recently recognized Stuart. N. Hedley as the 2017 Veteran of the Year in the 77th Assembly District. Hedley served 20 years in the United States Navy, and …
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Nonprofit Engages Girls in Math
1 month ago

Nonprofit Engages Girls in Math

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Three local parents recently founded a nonprofit organization called Girls Math, dedicated to supercharging a path for young women into careers in mathematics. Girls Math seeks to grow the number …
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Supporting Women’s Education
2 months ago

Supporting Women’s Education

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American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) Poway-Peñasquitos Branch recently granted three re-entry scholarships to Bayan Almarisa, Nasim Khamooshian, and Kelsey Baird.

Bayan graduated from Miramar College in Spring 2017 and …
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Westview Student Creates Unique Class Planning App
2 months ago

Westview Student Creates Unique Class Planning App

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Revolutionizing Class Planning

Westview High School sophomore Assaf Cohen-Arazi created and recently launched PlanPal, a high school class planning app. After having trouble planning his class schedule during his freshman …
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Local Elected to IABC Board
4 months ago

Local Elected to IABC Board

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PQ resident Angie Robert was recently appointed to the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Pacific Plains Region Board of Directors. Angie is currently a senior manager for global brand …
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Rancho Peñasquitos Artist Exhibits Work at Pop-Up Shop
4 months ago

Rancho Peñasquitos Artist Exhibits Work at Pop-Up Shop

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Sharing Creativity

92129 resident and artist Mindy Kral recently exhibited her art locally for the first time. She was one of three local artists displaying and selling work at a …
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Volunteer Teamwork
4 months ago

Volunteer Teamwork

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After over a year of planning and hard work, Junior Girl Scouts Anneliese Fiegl, Mia Robles, and Emily Entwistle recently completed their Bronze Award project. They spent the time learning …
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AAUW Tech Trek Scholarships
4 months ago

AAUW Tech Trek Scholarships

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The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Poway-Peñasquitos branch sponsored seven local middle school girls who attended Tech Trek at University of California San Diego in July. Evelyn Kim and Cassandra Nguyen …
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PQ Resident Wins Journalism Awards
4 months ago

PQ Resident Wins Journalism Awards

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Longtime 92129 resident Emmet Pierce received eight writing awards from the San Diego Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in July. He won a first place award for “Brand …
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Eagle Scout Project Helps Kittens
8 months ago

Eagle Scout Project Helps Kittens

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Local Boy Scout Derek Chow recently completed a project for the San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) as part of his Eagle Rank Leadership Project. With the help of family, friends, …
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