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Faces in the Crowd

Patrixia Martins Uses Her Experience and Education to Set Up Shop in 92024
2 years ago

Patrixia Martins Uses Her Experience and Education to Set Up Shop in 92024

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Success in Swimwear

A 92024 native with a surfing dad and designer and model mom, Patrixia Martins’s path in life is right on track. The origin of Patrixia’s fashion career …
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Power of Faith and Passion
3 years ago

Power of Faith and Passion

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Helping Children in Need is the Calling of Charles and Linda Van Kessler

Charles and Linda Van Kessler may label themselves “two very ordinary people,” but this Encinitas couple are …
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A Man of Many Tools, Gerry Bedard Finds Everything He Needs in 92024
3 years ago

A Man of Many Tools, Gerry Bedard Finds Everything He Needs in 92024

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Tools of the Trade

You could catch him capturing life with a camera, wielding a few woodworking tools, or leading local law enforcement. But mostly these days, you can catch …
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Patti McCarthy Finds Hiking as a Way to Combat Cancer
3 years ago

Patti McCarthy Finds Hiking as a Way to Combat Cancer

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Glow in the Dark

Thursday night, Oct. 4, 2012, 9 p.m. is a night that will live forever in the memory of Patti McCarthy. That was the night she was …
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Dog Trainer Cathy Mayer Aspires to Make a Difference
3 years ago

Dog Trainer Cathy Mayer Aspires to Make a Difference

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Dog/Human Communicator

Cathy Mayer came to California because the unspeakable happened – her mother died and her sister was injured when a drunk driver crossed a lane and ran into their …
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Aubree Bouche’s Award-Winning Journey in School and Community Theatre
3 years ago

Aubree Bouche’s Award-Winning Journey in School and Community Theatre

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From Stage To Screen

Aubree Bouche has played a ninja and a countess. She was Sandy in Grease and Antonio in Shakespeare’s The Tempest. She competed on American Idol seasons …
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Meet Marianne Gerdes
4 years ago

Meet Marianne Gerdes

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This Television Producer, Art and Nature Enthusiast is Living Life to the Fullest in 92024

For Marianne Gerdes, television seems to have a way of finding her, even when she …
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Marine Veteran Writes a Book that Reveals Warriors’ Burdens
4 years ago

Marine Veteran Writes a Book that Reveals Warriors’ Burdens

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Sharing insights

Six years after leaving Leucadia to pursue jobs, Dan Sheehan and his wife reprioritized their lives and returned. Leucadia’s child friendly atmosphere, compact community and ocean life beckoned. …
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Dennis Cook
4 years ago

Dennis Cook

[heading] by MICHELLE TREMBLAY

photos by Soul of Photography[/heading] The Man Behind Encinitas’ Iconic Herman Cook VW Dealership

Dennis Cook began working at his father’s car dealership, Herman Cook VW, …
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Gardening Guru
4 years ago

Gardening Guru

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NAN STERMAN PROVIDES THE BUZZ ON SUSTAINABLE GARDENING [heading]by AMY LEHRER | photos by Soul of Photography[/heading]

In 1992 Nan Sterman was drawn to Olivenhain like a bee to flowers …
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