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Local Families

The Martin Family Focus on Faith, Family, and Community
3 years ago

The Martin Family Focus on Faith, Family, and Community

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Benevolent Volunteers

The Martins are a faithful and kind-hearted family. In 2001, parents Joe and Kim and their son, Anthony (17), moved to Poway’s Starlight Valley neighborhood because they felt …
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The Carr Family Has Strong Ties to Their Poway Community
3 years ago

The Carr Family Has Strong Ties to Their Poway Community

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Deeply Rooted

The Carr family’s connection to Poway goes back about 40 years. “My husband was a Poway High School graduate,” explained Kimberly Carr. “His first job was when he …
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The Doud Family Uses Lessons Learned Abroad to Focus on the Important Things in Poway
3 years ago

The Doud Family Uses Lessons Learned Abroad to Focus on the Important Things in Poway

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Life Lived Large

Residents since 2006, Brent and Veronika Doud chose Poway for one of its many strengths – the school system. Veronika is a long-time teacher at Poway …
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The Taylors Like to Laugh and Enjoy Each Other’s Company
3 years ago

The Taylors Like to Laugh and Enjoy Each Other’s Company

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Laughter & Smiles

Scott and Georgine Taylor first met each other when both worked at a San Diego-based mortgage servicing company. Now they are married with three children (Heather, 27, …
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The Klepsch Family Supports Their Community with Their Enthusiastic Involvement
3 years ago

The Klepsch Family Supports Their Community with Their Enthusiastic Involvement

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Midwest Values

As transplants from the Midwest, the Klepsch family didn’t think they’d find a home in San Diego that had everything on their wish list. But lo and behold, …
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The Kolas Family Values Poway’s Close-Knit Community and Outdoor Opportunities
3 years ago

The Kolas Family Values Poway’s Close-Knit Community and Outdoor Opportunities

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Pursuing Their Passions

Jennifer and Richard Kolas have loved living in Poway all their lives. They both grew up here before moving to Escondido, where they attended the same middle …
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The Gaswirth Family Knows the Importance of a Tight-Knit Community
4 years ago

The Gaswirth Family Knows the Importance of a Tight-Knit Community

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Through Thick & Thin

While the Gaswirth family was first drawn to Poway for the school district’s excellent reputation, they have since discovered a community they are proud to call …
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The Wernli Family Keeps Longtime Local Ties Alive
4 years ago

The Wernli Family Keeps Longtime Local Ties Alive

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Staying Local

Local ties mean a lot. For Rob and Janna Wernli, who grew up in Scripps Ranch and Rancho Peñasquitos respectively, this means working, playing, volunteering, and raising their …
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Six Degrees or Less to Knowing the Johnson Family
4 years ago

Six Degrees or Less to Knowing the Johnson Family

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Play Ball!

While it may be one of the more common surnames in our country, the Johnson family of 92064 stands out among Johnsons for their commitment to sports, their …
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The Nielsens’ Focus is on Family and Fun
4 years ago

The Nielsens’ Focus is on Family and Fun

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FUN-LOVING FOURSOME

Debbie and Jay Nielsen always knew they wanted to raise their family in Poway. “We love the small-town atmosphere here,” said Debbie. “We knew we would eventually have …
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