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People in the Community

Singing Sensation Astraea Isn’t Afraid to Get a Little Dirty
6 years ago

Singing Sensation Astraea Isn’t Afraid to Get a Little Dirty

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[heading] by JENNIFER FRAKES  |  photos by James Norton [/heading]

Astraea, a.k.a. Nikki Moulios, is a San Diego native who is making a name for herself on the music scene …
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Break Into Song with the Children’s Choir
6 years ago

Break Into Song with the Children’s Choir

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Children who participate in the San Diego Children’s Choir (SDCC) can expect to not only receive an education in music, but also experience rehearsing, performing and being part of a …
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Poway High Senior Teaches Fellow Students Self-Defense
6 years ago

Poway High Senior Teaches Fellow Students Self-Defense

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[heading] by: JENNIFER FRAKES [/heading]

The most important thing I wanted my students to take away from the class is confidence – to have an awareness of their surroundings so …
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Kids in Action
6 years ago

Kids in Action

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[heading] by MICHELLE TREMBLAY [/heading]

Last fall, a group of parents to Chaparral Elementary School students formed Kids in Action, an organization dedicated to teaching young students the importance of giving …
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Local Artist Visually Documents San Diego in New Book The Art of Urban Sketching
6 years ago

Local Artist Visually Documents San Diego in New Book The Art of Urban Sketching

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In February, the creative work of San Diego artist, Lydia Velarde was published in the new book, The Art of Urban Sketching: Drawing on Location Around the World. This 320 …
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Homeless Program Connects Congregations to Those in Need
6 years ago

Homeless Program Connects Congregations to Those in Need

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[heading] by: Kathy Loy | photo by Zeena Gregg [/heading]

Soroptomist is not a word you hear in everyday conversation, and some folks might think it describes an optimist – …
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Troop 8195 Celebrates The Year of the Girl
6 years ago

Troop 8195 Celebrates The Year of the Girl

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[heading] by: Kathy Loy [/heading]

On March 12, 1912, Juliette Gordon Low gathered a group of girls from Savannah, Georgia for a meeting of what would become the Girl Scouts …
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Volunteerism: Sharon Gruber’s Natural Way of Life
7 years ago

Volunteerism: Sharon Gruber’s Natural Way of Life

For Sharon Gruber, volunteering just comes naturally.

Ever since her children started school, she has been a regular volunteer for a variety of local organizations.  Even now that her children …
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Hulsizer Emphasizes Efforts To Support Local Businesses
7 years ago

Hulsizer Emphasizes Efforts To Support Local Businesses

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The mission of the Poway Chamber of Commerce is simple and straightforward:  Provide leadership, education, and advocacy to strengthen and enhance economic prosperity for its members, businesses, and the region.  …
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Local Student Ties for 27th Place in National Spelling Bee
7 years ago

Local Student Ties for 27th Place in National Spelling Bee

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Francis Parker School 7th grader Snigdha Nandipati – an Inland North County resident — had her magical run at the 84thAnnual Scripps National Spelling Bee Contest come to an end …
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