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People in the Community

Swim Coach Teaches Child  with Spina Bifida to Swim
6 years ago

Swim Coach Teaches Child with Spina Bifida to Swim

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John Ruffu, owner and swim coach at Swim 2 John, recently taught 30-month-old spina bifida patient, Fernando Gallego, to swim. During the second week of learning to swim, Fernando learned …
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Three PQ Students Win Statewide Playwrights Contest
6 years ago

Three PQ Students Win Statewide Playwrights Contest

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Playwrights Project recently produced the 28th season of its annual festival of Plays by Young Writers at the Lyceum Theatre. The festival featured winning scripts from its California Young Playwrights …
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Scoutmaster of the Year Award Goes to PQ Resident, Ron Lawrence
6 years ago

Scoutmaster of the Year Award Goes to PQ Resident, Ron Lawrence

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In a ceremony on Feb. 8, Ron Lawrence earned the prestigious Scoutmaster of the Year Award from the San Diego/Imperial County Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

When you …
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Chelsea King and Chelsea’s Light Foundation Continue to Inspire
6 years ago

Chelsea King and Chelsea’s Light Foundation Continue to Inspire

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Chelsea King is close to the hearts of North County residents. Since her tragic death in 2010, Chelsea’s parents, Brent and Kelly King, have worked not just to honor her …
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Exercise Specialist Marylene Rosa and the Pink Ribbon Program  Help Breast Cancer Surgery Survivors Feel Fit Again!
7 years ago

Exercise Specialist Marylene Rosa and the Pink Ribbon Program Help Breast Cancer Surgery Survivors Feel Fit Again!

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The Pink Ribbon Program, a physical conditioning treatment plan geared specifically for breast cancer post-op survivors, has enabled survivors to recover quickly with promising results.

Marylene Rosa Kuhlmann, a 4S …
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Working Mom finds pain relief after Whiplash injury!
7 years ago

Working Mom finds pain relief after Whiplash injury!

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A very active working mom was busy raising her two children when she suddenly suffered a whiplash injury to her neck. She immediately experienced neck pain and occasional headaches. She …
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Chef Reynolds, the Newest Vendor at the Scripps Ranch Farmers Market
7 years ago

Chef Reynolds, the Newest Vendor at the Scripps Ranch Farmers Market

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Chef Reynolds has been cooking professionally for over ten years. “My love of cooking started with my grandmother and my passion with food continued with my mother. Both of these …
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Three Local Teens Fight Bullying One Kid at a Time
7 years ago

Three Local Teens Fight Bullying One Kid at a Time

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Valorous: Bullying has been a reality since David battled Goliath, but it was brought to the forefront of our consciousness one dark morning at Columbine High School, and our nation …
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Longtime 92129 Friends Travel to Ireland for the Navy vs. Notre Dame Game
7 years ago

Longtime 92129 Friends Travel to Ireland for the Navy vs. Notre Dame Game

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The Grubers, Suggs and Yongs spent countless hours sitting on the bleachers together watching their kids play basketball at Westview High. Through all of the anxious moments, encouraging words and …
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Jewish Family Service Girls Give Back Empowers Teens Through the Arts
7 years ago

Jewish Family Service Girls Give Back Empowers Teens Through the Arts

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In mid-June, two teen girls from 92129 participated in the week-long Girls Give Back “Crafting Social Change” program. Jamie Arnold and Emma Glassman-Hughes, both of Mt. Carmel High, spent their …
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