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Faces in the Crowd

Former Charger Billy Volek Coaches for the Del Norte Nighthawks Youth Football Program
4 years ago

Former Charger Billy Volek Coaches for the Del Norte Nighthawks Youth Football Program

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Developing Dedication

Billy Volek is dedicated to giving back to the community and the sport he loves, even after retiring from the San Diego Chargers. He coaches with the …
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Terry Anderson and Marlene Levitt Create Vibrant Abstract Art Together
4 years ago

Terry Anderson and Marlene Levitt Create Vibrant Abstract Art Together

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The Magic of Collaboration

If you’ve dined at Capri Blu in 4S Ranch recently, you probably noticed the vibrant “Canyon” series of canvases gracing its walls, credited to an …
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Living Presently
4 years ago

Living Presently

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Painting, Teaching, and Living in the Present with Dr. Sabine Lawless-Reljic

Painted utility boxes express the reflections of local artists. Dr. Sabine Lawless-Reljic’s first box is an abstract flower garden. …
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Jess Sheu-Gruttadauria Finds Balance by Giving Back
4 years ago

Jess Sheu-Gruttadauria Finds Balance by Giving Back

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Inspired by Science

Whether in the lab playing with molecules or in the garden assisting a senior citizen, Jess Sheu-Gruttadauria connects her passions to her career and her community. “My …
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Our Honorary Mayor, Debbie Kurth, Cherishes Rancho Bernardo
4 years ago

Our Honorary Mayor, Debbie Kurth, Cherishes Rancho Bernardo

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Representing Rancho Bernardo

Debbie Kurth enjoys traveling and trying new things. She has skydived, once performed in a flying trapeze act in Whistler, and rappelled 33 floors from the Manchester …
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Maranatha Christian Schools Shine with Jayne Howard Serving as the Performing Arts Director
4 years ago

Maranatha Christian Schools Shine with Jayne Howard Serving as the Performing Arts Director

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Helping Students Excel

Maranatha Christian Schools (MCS) administrators requested Jayne Howard become their performing arts director in the fall of 2013. Previously, Jayne had served as the children’s arts director …
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Patti Hall Does What She Can for Her Beloved RB
5 years ago

Patti Hall Does What She Can for Her Beloved RB

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Duty & Service

Patti Hall, a Bernardo Heights resident for the past fifteen years, does what she can for her beloved RB surroundings. She is a representative on the Rancho …
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Grant Tondro, Zak Higson, and Nate Higson are Spicing Up the Restaurant Scene in Rancho Bernardo
5 years ago

Grant Tondro, Zak Higson, and Nate Higson are Spicing Up the Restaurant Scene in Rancho Bernardo

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Recipe for Success

Brothers, Nate and Zak Higson and their long-time friend Grant Tondro are owners of 92128’s dining hotspot, The Barrel Room. The restaurant’s swift success prompted the guys …
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Faces in the Crowd: Monica and Michelle Eckmann
5 years ago

Faces in the Crowd: Monica and Michelle Eckmann

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FULL CIRCLE

Monica Eckmann never knew a hometown. Growing up in a military family, she attended fifteen different schools by the time she graduated. In sharp contrast her daughter, Michelle, …
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Gwen Leslie Works to Improve and Strengthen the CMR/SS Rec Center
5 years ago

Gwen Leslie Works to Improve and Strengthen the CMR/SS Rec Center

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New Energy In 92128

Although it may sound ironic, Gwen Leslie understands that recreation is hard work. As the chairperson for the Carmel Mountain Ranch/Sabre Springs Recreation Council, Gwen is …
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