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People in the Community

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
8 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
8 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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Boy Scout Uses Technology to Give Back
8 years ago

Boy Scout Uses Technology to Give Back

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Sixteen-year-old Yash Huilgol found a way to give back to the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve – the park he spent hours hiking as a small child – by making it …
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Break Into Song with the Children’s Choir
8 years ago

Break Into Song with the Children’s Choir

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Children who participate in the San Diego Children’s Choir (SDCC) can expect to not only receive an education in music, but also experience rehearsing, performing and being part of a …
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Dads Making a Difference at Park Village Elementary
8 years ago

Dads Making a Difference at Park Village Elementary

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Attention dads: have you ever wanted to volunteer at your child’s school, but felt uneasy because there never seemed to be enough other dads doing so? Don’t fret. Harvey Payne, …
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Katarina Stapleford Encourages Del Norte to “Do Something”
8 years ago

Katarina Stapleford Encourages Del Norte to “Do Something”

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Rancho Penasquitos resident Katarina Stapleford has been helping people her whole life – and she’s only 17. Katarina’s spirit of volunteerism has been nurtured from an early age. “I have …
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