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People in the Community

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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Boy Scout Troop 667 Completes 50-Mile Trip
7 years ago

Boy Scout Troop 667 Completes 50-Mile Trip

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Boy Scout Troop 667 recently completed a 50-mile trans-Sierra backpacking trip from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite Valley, on the John Muir Trail in the Ansel Adams Wilderness.

During the 6 …
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Royal Dance Academy Student Off to Broadway
7 years ago

Royal Dance Academy Student Off to Broadway

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Dancer and actress Madi Rae DiPietro, will fly off to NYC to begin rehearsals for the Broadway classic “ANNIE” in which she plays one of the orphans, July. Over 5,000 …
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San Diego Music Award Nominee
7 years ago

San Diego Music Award Nominee

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The Lonesome Georges jazz quartet was recently nominated for the San Diego Music Awards’ Best New Artist category for their unique mixture of traditional, Latin and blues-flavored contemporary jazz sound. …
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Tick, Tick, Tick…BAUM! Life’s a Heart-Pounding Adventure for Michael Baum
7 years ago

Tick, Tick, Tick…BAUM! Life’s a Heart-Pounding Adventure for Michael Baum

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Bucket List: Michael Baum has recently returned to Rancho Peñasquitos after spending several years learning and teaching the art of adventurous living. He is a UC Irvine summa cum laude …
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Beyond the Bee Spelling Champ Snigdha Nandipati Discusses Life after the Bee
7 years ago

Beyond the Bee Spelling Champ Snigdha Nandipati Discusses Life after the Bee

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Psammon, ajimez, luteovirescent. These are just a few of the words Snigdha Nandipati spelled correctly before clinching the Scripps National Spelling Bee title with the word “guetapens” this past May. …
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Westview Student and Eagle Scout Gives Back to the Community
7 years ago

Westview Student and Eagle Scout Gives Back to the Community

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Jacob Zemper, a sophomore at Westview High School, performed the first and only Eagle Scout project carried out on board the USS Midway Museum.  As part of a community service …
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PQ Resident Recieves State Award for Advocacy Work with Senior Citizen Issues
7 years ago

PQ Resident Recieves State Award for Advocacy Work with Senior Citizen Issues

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Rancho Peñasquitos resident Todd Shetter was honored in March for his advocacy work with seniors and senior health issues in California. Todd received the “Advocate of the Year Award” from …
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