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Local Families

Laid-Back In 92024: The Aliotta/Gaan Family
4 years ago

Laid-Back In 92024: The Aliotta/Gaan Family

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This Family of Five Loves the “Aloha Vibe” of Their North County Community

Giuseppe Aliotta and Laurie Gaan first met while on a trip to China to train in martial …
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The Meade Family
4 years ago

The Meade Family

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Between Work and Busy Schedules, the Meades Always Manage to Fit in Quality Family Time

The Meade family has never been one to be routine. On the contrary, the family’s …
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The James Family – Living Life “Island Style” in Encinitas
4 years ago

The James Family – Living Life “Island Style” in Encinitas

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The story of Mark and Jude James began after meeting in a small Cheshire countryside town in the North of England. In 1999 they married in a small ceremony, sharing …
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Long-Term Leucadians
4 years ago

Long-Term Leucadians

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The Exciting Cote Clan Has Their Finger On The Pulse

Some people long to spread their wings and fly the coop. Others treasure their hometown so much, they have no desire to …
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Hometown Encinitas
4 years ago

Hometown Encinitas

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[heading]by LIZ ONUFER | photos by Soul of Photography[/heading] The Giuliano Family Loves the Beach Life

Life in New Encinitas is anything but new to the Giuliano family. Natives of Encinitas, Paul …
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A Blooming Family
5 years ago

A Blooming Family

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[heading]by michelle tremblay | photos by Soul of Photography[/heading] Putting Down Roots in 92024

In 2009, Rob and Renata (Renny) Bloom were looking to move away from downtown San Diego …
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This Environmentally-Conscious Family is Happily Planted in 92024
5 years ago

This Environmentally-Conscious Family is Happily Planted in 92024

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[heading]by MICHELLE TREMBLAY | photos by Soul of

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When Chaz and Mim relocated to San Diego years ago for a job, they first looked in Leucadia for a home. …
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The Kripalani Family Focuses on Personal Growth and Living Life to the Fullest in Encinitas
5 years ago

The Kripalani Family Focuses on Personal Growth and Living Life to the Fullest in Encinitas

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[heading]by JENNIFER FRAKES| photos by Soul of Photography[/heading]

According to Karen Kripalani, a love of yoga, world travel and photography brought her and her husband Michel together. “I was living in …
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The Berend Family Lives the Life in Leucadia
5 years ago

The Berend Family Lives the Life in Leucadia

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[heading] by KATHY LOY | photos by Soul of Photography [/heading]

There are some families you meet who seem to epitomize the area in which they live. Meet the Berend …
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The Gafner Family Enjoys their Leucadia Home, Three Generations and Counting
5 years ago

The Gafner Family Enjoys their Leucadia Home, Three Generations and Counting

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[heading] by WYNNE LOVE | photos by Soul of Photography [/heading]

The Gafner family’s Leucadia roots run deep. Stan Gafner moved into the family home on Saxony Road in 1999, …
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