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People in the Community

Local Earns Congressional Award
3 days ago

Local Earns Congressional Award

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Encinitas’ Margaret “Sissy” Sugarman recently received the Silver Congressional Award, the highest honor the U.S. Congress can bestow upon young civilians recognizing achievement, initiative, and service. Since she was 13 …
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Teens Create Peaceful Connections
4 days ago

Teens Create Peaceful Connections

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Seven students from Pacific Ridge School participated in a peace-building summit with nonprofit Hands of Peace over the summer. The students met with Israeli and Palestinian teens who stayed with …
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North Coastal Sheriff’s Station Welcomes New Captain
5 days ago

North Coastal Sheriff’s Station Welcomes New Captain

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Meet Captain Taft

The San Diego County Sheriff’s North Coastal Station, which serves the communities of Encinitas, Del Mar, Solana Beach, and Rancho Santa Fe, has a new captain, Herbert …
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New SDBG President
5 days ago

New SDBG President

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The San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) has selected Dr. Ari Novy to serve as its new president and CEO, following long-time president Julian Duval’s retirement earlier this year. Dr. Novy …
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BGC San Dieguito Honors Passionate Local Teen
6 days ago

BGC San Dieguito Honors Passionate Local Teen

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2018 Youth of the Year

Seventeen-year-old Liam Lucewicz was named the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito’s (BGCSD) 2018 Youth of the Year at the annual Youth of the …
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Girl Scouts Honored for Earning Gold Award
3 months ago

Girl Scouts Honored for Earning Gold Award

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Making a Difference

Encinitas Girl Scouts Agnes Lin, Katherine Weinzierl, and Julie and Jaycie Roshala have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award – the organization’s highest honor – for demonstrating …
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Making a Difference for Seniors
3 months ago

Making a Difference for Seniors

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The City of Encinitas Senior Citizen Commission, in partnership with the Encinitas Rotary Club, recently named Judy Thum the 2017 Senior Citizen of the Year, and Pam Walker as the …
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BGCSD Foundation Presents Scholarships to Local Students
3 months ago

BGCSD Foundation Presents Scholarships to Local Students

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Continuing Education

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito (BGCSD) Foundation awarded The Leonard & Edith Polster and James & Patricia Townsend Scholarships totaling $52,000 to 20 local teens …
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New Leadership at Coastal Roots Farm
3 months ago

New Leadership at Coastal Roots Farm

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Javier Guerrero officially assumed the position of executive director at Coastal Roots Farm in June. Founding Director Daron ‘Farmer D’ Joffe will continue to serve on the farm board in …
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New RCHS President
3 months ago

New RCHS President

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After 19 years as president of Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS), Jim Silveira has stepped down from the role to devote time to his family business. Longtime RCHS board of …
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