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People in the Community

Bench Project Serves Hundreds in Mexico
2 weeks ago

Bench Project Serves Hundreds in Mexico

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Local nonprofit Sustainable Surplus was recently tasked with finding a new home for 150 used bus stop benches from the City of San Diego. The benches, which were headed to …
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2018 Woman of the Year
2 weeks ago

2018 Woman of the Year

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Scripps Ranch resident Cheryl Shaw was recently named the 77th Assembly District’s Woman of the Year for her volunteer work supporting disaster relief and public safety. “Cheryl Shaw is a …
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PTMS Student Wins Spelling Bee
2 weeks ago

PTMS Student Wins Spelling Bee

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Kevin Luo, an eighth grader at Pacific Trails Middle School (PTMS), won the 49th Annual San Diego Union-Tribune Countywide Spelling Bee in March. Kevin competed against 92 other spellers in …
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TPHS Senior Raises more than $44,000 for LLS
2 weeks ago

TPHS Senior Raises more than $44,000 for LLS

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Student of the Year

Torrey Pines High School (TPHS) senior Sophia LeRose was named The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Student of the Year at the Grand Finale in late …
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7th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference
2 weeks ago

7th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference

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The 7th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference was a great success this year, welcoming 225 students from 39 area high schools for free workshops on topics such as poetry, fantasy, journalism, …
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Local Nonprofit Receives Grant
2 weeks ago

Local Nonprofit Receives Grant

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The League of Amazing Programmers, a Carmel Valley-based nonprofit, recently received a $61,191 grant from The San Diego Foundation, as one of 10 programs that strengthen the city’s innovation economy …
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Local Student’s Play Featured at The Old Globe
3 months ago

Local Student’s Play Featured at The Old Globe

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Torrey Highlands resident Sofia Miller was named a winner in the Playwrights Project’s 2017 California Young Playwrights Contest, resulting in a stage reading of her play in the 33rd Annual Plays by Young Writers …
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Local Dentists Donate to Military Troops
3 months ago

Local Dentists Donate to Military Troops

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Dentists from Carmel Valley Smiles hosted their annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back, this year teaming up with local schools to collect candy with a friendly competition between classrooms. A total of …
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CCA Graduate Appears on Shark Tank
3 months ago

CCA Graduate Appears on Shark Tank

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Pronto Concepts

Carmel Valley native Alexander Simone recently appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank with his product ProntoBev, a device that chills an entire bottle of wine (or any beverage) in …
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CCA Envision Cinema Goes to NYC
5 months ago

CCA Envision Cinema Goes to NYC

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Students from Canyon Crest Academy’s (CCA) Envision Cinema and CCA-TV competed in the All American High School Film Festival in New York City in October. Seven films and videos from …
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