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People in the Community

Carmel Valley Students Work on Nature Projects
2 weeks ago

Carmel Valley Students Work on Nature Projects

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Students from several area schools including Canyon Crest Academy, Torrey Pines High School, Carmel Valley Middle School, and Pacific Trails Middle School recently teamed up with staff from the San …
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Local Author Releases Fifth Children’s Book
2 weeks ago

Local Author Releases Fifth Children’s Book

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Imagination and Adventure

Carmel Valley resident and children’s book author Henry Herz recently released his newest book, Cap’n Rex & His Clever Crew. In Henry’s signature fantasy/science fiction style, the …
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Local Named Mrs. California Outstanding Married Woman
2 weeks ago

Local Named Mrs. California Outstanding Married Woman

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Special Honor

Carmel Valley resident Carolyn Kirner-Schmidt, also known as Mrs. San Diego 2016, competed in the Mrs. California America Pageant in Palm Springs in June. She was awarded the …
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Troop 777 Boy Scouts Achieve Eagle Scout Rank
3 months ago

Troop 777 Boy Scouts Achieve Eagle Scout Rank

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Improving the Community

Four members of Encinitas’ Boy Scout Troop 777 were recently recognized for completing their Eagle Scout Projects and earning the Eagle Scout Rank, the highest achievement in …
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Local Entrepreneur Creates Experiences in 92130 and Beyond
5 months ago

Local Entrepreneur Creates Experiences in 92130 and Beyond

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Grand Adventures

Carmel Valley resident Kevin Jackson travels the world for a living with his company EXP Journeys. Kevin grew up in Ohio, received his bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green …
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Local Entrepreneur Grayson Lafrenz Builds Business From the Ground Up 
7 months ago

Local Entrepreneur Grayson Lafrenz Builds Business From the Ground Up 

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Marketing Maverick

Lifelong Carmel Valley resident Grayson Lafrenz may look familiar if you’ve ever perused San Diego Metropolitan, which recognized the entrepreneur for his marketing accomplishments in their 2015 “40 Under 40” …
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Remembering Debbie Reynolds
7 months ago

Remembering Debbie Reynolds

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Local Recalls Unique Friendship With Late Star

Carmel Valley resident Louis McKay is spending time these days remembering the special relationship he had with the late Debbie Reynolds. Louis has …
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Local Student Makes Eagle Scout
10 months ago

Local Student Makes Eagle Scout

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Carmel Valley resident and Maranatha Christian Schools student Caleb Leasure recently achieved his Eagle Scout rank from the Boy Scouts of America after seven years of active membership, an honor …
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Local Student Donates  to Families in Need During  the Holidays
10 months ago

Local Student Donates to Families in Need During the Holidays

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Giving Back in Baja

For the past seven years, Carmel Valley Middle School (CVMS) student Danny Limas An has traveled to Baja California to donate sporting equipment, clothing, and toys …
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Nonprofit Funds Scientific Research
10 months ago

Nonprofit Funds Scientific Research

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The 92130-based Vision of Children Foundation (VOC) funded research that led to the recent discovery of mutations in a second gene that can trigger ocular albinism, a genetic eye disease …
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