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People in the Community

District Recognizes Teachers and Employees
2 weeks ago

District Recognizes Teachers and Employees

By  •  People in the Community

Valley Elementary School special education instructor Ana Collins was recently selected as one of the three 2018 Poway Unified School District (PUSD) Teachers of the Year. A committee of district …
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Local Couple Wins Half Marathon
2 weeks ago

Local Couple Wins Half Marathon

By  •  People in the Community

Poway couple Andrew and Brooke Gharst won the male and female divisions in the recent Poway Sycamore Canyon Half Marathon. Both are Poway High School graduates. Brooke was a …
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Seeking Senior Volunteers
3 weeks ago

Seeking Senior Volunteers

By  •  People in the Community

The Poway Sheriff’s Department is looking for community members age 50 and up to join the Poway Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP). Senior Volunteers provide a variety of services for the …
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Pomerado Elementary Garden Donation
3 months ago

Pomerado Elementary Garden Donation

By  •  Local, People in the Community

The Rancho Bernardo Community Council (RBCC) recently gave a donation to the Pomerado Elementary School Garden Club. The garden, which is a true grassroots project spearheaded by a school …
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Poway Designer’s Inspired Gown Wins Competition
3 months ago

Poway Designer’s Inspired Gown Wins Competition

By  •  People in the Community

Science and Fashion

Poway resident and fashion designer Tammie Pontsler was recently recognized for her talent and creativity at the Design and Discovery Fashion Showcase – a competition connecting …
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Local Musical Talent
5 months ago

Local Musical Talent

By  •  People in the Community

Poway seventh grader Natasha Mar recently performed at the California Association of Professional Music Teachers Annual Young Artists’ Competition. The competition recognizes intermediate and advanced music students. Natasha performed in …
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Girl Scouts Ballet Day
5 months ago

Girl Scouts Ballet Day

By  •  People in the Community

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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PUSD Staff Gathers Donations for Local Veterans
5 months ago

PUSD Staff Gathers Donations for Local Veterans

By  •  People in the Community

Operation Dress Code

Poway Unified School District (PUSD) staff recently participated in Operation Dress Code. This event was originally based in Sacramento, but has been held in San Diego for …
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Supporting Women’s Education
5 months ago

Supporting Women’s Education

By  •  People in the Community

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 …
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Local Business Volunteers at CAF Triathlon
5 months ago

Local Business Volunteers at CAF Triathlon

By  •  People in the Community

Rising to the Challenge

Staff members from local Asis Physical Therapy volunteered at a recent event in support of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). The 24th Annual Aspen Medical Products …
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