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People in the Community

PQ Local Publishes Dessert Cookbook
6 months ago

PQ Local Publishes Dessert Cookbook

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92129 resident Nina Shantel recently released her second book, Slimming Dairy-Free Desserts & Smoothies. The dessert cookbook features dairy-free, gluten-free, and many vegan recipes. Treats in the book include things …
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Westview Student Honored with a Day
6 months ago

Westview Student Honored with a Day

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The City Council of the City of San Diego recently issued a proclamation making Jan. 23, 2018 Sophia M. Righthouse Day in honor of Westview High School student Sophia Righthouse. …
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Local Student Continues to Succeed in His Sport
6 months ago

Local Student Continues to Succeed in His Sport

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Karate Kid

Mesa Verde Middle School student John-Michael Rivera has been making his Rancho Peñasquitos community proud by excelling in school and karate. Last June, John-Michael competed at the AAU …
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Local Student’s Play Featured at The Old Globe
9 months ago

Local Student’s Play Featured at The Old Globe

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Torrey Highlands resident Sofia Miller was named a winner in the Playwrights Project’s 2017 California Young Playwrights Contest, resulting in a stage reading of her play in the 33rd Annual Plays by Young Writers …
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Local Robotics Team Wows in Regional Competition
9 months ago

Local Robotics Team Wows in Regional Competition

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Innovative Thinkers

Deer Canyon Elementary School’s robotics team, Aqua Mermaids, experienced great success at the FIRST LEGO League Southern California Championship at Legoland. Team members Shayna Mehta, Leanne Fan, Caitlin …
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And the Winners of the 4th Annual “Growing Up PQ” essay contest are…
9 months ago

And the Winners of the 4th Annual “Growing Up PQ” essay contest are…

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The Rancho Peñasquitos Town Council and 92129 Magazine proudly present Growing Up PQ

Contestants from local elementary and middle schools submitted a short essay on the topic “PQ Youth Volunteers,” …
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2017 Veteran of the Year
11 months 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
11 months 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
11 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
11 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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