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Faces in the Crowd

Jess Sheu-Gruttadauria Finds Balance by Giving Back
2 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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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Under Nancy Canfield’s Leadership, the Rancho Bernardo Historical Society Earns Awards
4 years ago

Under Nancy Canfield’s Leadership, the Rancho Bernardo Historical Society Earns Awards

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Dedicated Mom

The sixth of nine children, Nancy Canfield has always been committed to family. To support her children, she became involved in their schools, sports, the PTA and scouts. …
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Connected to the Community
4 years ago

Connected to the Community

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Honorary Mayor of Rancho Bernardo, Alex Monroe Makes it His Mission to Stay Involved

Alex Monroe was raised in North County, so he is no stranger to San Diego. But …
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Community Supporter
4 years ago

Community Supporter

[heading]by AMY LEHRER | photos by Spark Photography[/heading] Proud Oaks North Grandmother is Invaluable to Her Community

A few years after moving to Oaks North, the background Marla Cruz had in …
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