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Faces in the Crowd

Kat Hammock Pursues Her Passion for Music on The Voice
2 weeks ago

Kat Hammock Pursues Her Passion for Music on The Voice

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Singing Sensation

If Kat Hammock seems familiar, it’s because she was one of the final eight contestants on Season 17 of NBC’s The Voice, which just wrapped in December. …
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Leslie Mannes Is Committed to Enriching the Lives of Children and Families
2 months ago

Leslie Mannes Is Committed to Enriching the Lives of Children and Families

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Shaping Futures

With her master’s degree as a reading specialist from NYC’s Columbia University, Encinitas resident Leslie Mannes was a sixth grade teacher with the Del Mar Union …
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Jose Palomo, Sr. Keeps the Fields at the YMCA in Game Day Shape
5 months ago

Jose Palomo, Sr. Keeps the Fields at the YMCA in Game Day Shape

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For the Love of Baseball

More than 25 years ago, Jose Palomo, Sr. began prepping the fields at the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA, and he has been the heart …
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Laura and Jasmine Prince Inspire the Community Through Thread and Needle
7 months ago

Laura and Jasmine Prince Inspire the Community Through Thread and Needle

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Inspired by Sewing

Ten years ago, Laura Prince paired her entrepreneurial passion with her sewing skills to open the doors of Sew Inspired, a boutique sewing studio in Encinitas. A …
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The Millers Help Bring Joy and Hope to Children with Heart Disease
11 months ago

The Millers Help Bring Joy and Hope to Children with Heart Disease

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Music with Heart

Over the past decade, Jeff and Anita Miller have spread hope and joy to children with heart disease, all in the memory of their beloved daughter, Ariana. …
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Matthew Perdoni Creates, Shares, and Inspires Art Across the Encinitas Community
2 years ago

Matthew Perdoni Creates, Shares, and Inspires Art Across the Encinitas Community

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Artistic Energy

Matthew Perdoni first realized his artistic abilities in a rather unorthodox way – in church, drawing Ninja Turtles on the back of donation envelopes. He was eight years …
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Juan Trevino Nurtures  the Hockey Program at Pacific Ridge School
2 years ago

Juan Trevino Nurtures the Hockey Program at Pacific Ridge School

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For Love of the Game

Juan Trevino has a passion for ice hockey. As a child growing up in Michigan, he was obsessed with playing the game. “I was …
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Councilmember Tasha Boerner Horvath Is Passionate About Serving Her Beloved Encinitas Community
2 years ago

Councilmember Tasha Boerner Horvath Is Passionate About Serving Her Beloved Encinitas Community

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A Voice for the People

Tasha Boerner Horvath’s family has lived in Encinitas for almost an entire century. “My grandfather used to grow gladiolas on the land that is now …
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Luke Abramson Carries on a Family Tradition
2 years ago

Luke Abramson Carries on a Family Tradition

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Generation to Generation

When Nellie Tucker created her English Toffee recipe in the late 1800s to feed the gold miners in the Colorado mining towns of Cripple Creek, Leadville, and …
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Cousins Greg Bishop and Elizabeth Fletcher Develop a Fun Children’s Book Series
3 years ago

Cousins Greg Bishop and Elizabeth Fletcher Develop a Fun Children’s Book Series

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A New Chapter

Cousins Greg Bishop and Elizabeth Fletcher have a lot more in common than their family tree. About a year ago, the duo recognized their mutual passion …
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