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People in the Community

Nonprofit Engages Girls in Math
1 year 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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Student’s School Supply Drive
1 year ago

Student’s School Supply Drive

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Local eighth grader Spencer Capozello recently organized a donation drive at his school, Warren-Walker Middle School. He collected school supplies for students in Houston, TX affected by Hurricane Harvey. The …
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Students Feed San Diego
1 year ago

Students Feed San Diego

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Students and staff from Country Montessori School spent an evening volunteering at Feeding San Diego. The students organized donated oranges, while the adults organized Starbucks leftovers and other produce destined …
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Girl Scouts Ballet Day
1 year ago

Girl Scouts Ballet Day

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Southern California Ballet recently hosted a fun, unique event for local Girl Scouts. Titled Dance The Nutcracker in a Day, the event offered just that: a single afternoon introduction to …
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Supporting Women’s Education
1 year ago

Supporting Women’s Education

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

Bayan graduated …
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Firefighters and Volunteers Selflessly Serve Others
1 year ago

Firefighters and Volunteers Selflessly Serve Others

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Strength in Community

On December 7, 2017, a small brush fire, with the help of powerful Santa Ana winds, quickly became a much more serious threat. Just one week later, …
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2017 Veteran of the Year
1 year 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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Local Student Sworn Into Coast Guard Academy
2 years ago

Local Student Sworn Into Coast Guard Academy

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Committing to Leadership

Scripps Ranch resident Jake Danzer was recently sworn into the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) Class of 2021. He was on the varsity water polo and …
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Scripps Ranch Resident Joins CH&LA Board
2 years ago

Scripps Ranch Resident Joins CH&LA Board

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Scripps Ranch resident Vipul Dayal was recently appointed to the California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) Board of Directors. CH&LA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting hoteliers, with services …
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Local Author Dennis Macaraeg Sets His Latest Novel in San Diego
2 years ago

Local Author Dennis Macaraeg Sets His Latest Novel in San Diego

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Creative Challenges

Local resident Dennis Macaraeg did not always dream of becoming a writer. In fact, he admitted, “It was the farthest thing from my mind.” At the age of …
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