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Girl Scout Cookie Season is Here
9 months ago

Girl Scout Cookie Season is Here

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Our friendly neighborhood Girl Scouts are gladly helping residents stock up on America’s iconic confection – Girl Scout cookies! Offerings include brand new varieties such as the Girl Scouts S’mores and …
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SMCF Grant Applications
9 months ago

SMCF Grant Applications

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The San Marcos Community Foundation (SMCF) provides grants to a wide variety of nonprofit groups serving local residents each year. The foundation awards four types of grants: arts and cultural, …
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VWD Declares Drought Over
9 months ago

VWD Declares Drought Over

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The Vallecitos Water District (VWD) Board of Directors voted to rescind the voluntary drought restrictions under its Level 1 Drought Watch in late February. VWD customers may now irrigate any …
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Locals Go Global
9 months ago

Locals Go Global

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Hospice of the North Coast (HNC) has created a Global Partnership (GP) with Nkhoma Hospital in Malawi, Africa in an effort to respond to the desperate need for improved access …
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Creating a Sustainable World
11 months ago

Creating a Sustainable World

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Local nonprofit Sustainable Surplus Exchange (SSE) has named U.S. Navy Retired Rear Admiral Leendert “Len” Hering Sr. to their board of directors. RADM Hering is the executive director of the …
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Latino Civic Engagement Project at CSUSM
11 months ago

Latino Civic Engagement Project at CSUSM

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Cal State University San Marcos (CSUSM), in partnership with the CSUSM-based National Latino Research Center, launched a three-year project called Cultivano Liderazgo (Nurturing Leadership) aimed at increasing Latino civic engagement. …
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City Council Moves to District Elections
11 months ago

City Council Moves to District Elections

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The San Marcos City Council approved a major change to the way council members are elected by moving to a by-district system. After a series of public hearings over several …
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Baseball Tournament Raises $25,000 for Chelsea’s Light
1 year ago

Baseball Tournament Raises $25,000 for Chelsea’s Light

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A Home Run

Chelsea’s Light Foundation hosted the 7th Annual Home Run for Chelsea three-day baseball tournament at Mission Sports Park in late September. Seventy teams and over 200 volunteers …
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Local Nonprofit Bridges Gap Between Arts and Sciences
1 year ago

Local Nonprofit Bridges Gap Between Arts and Sciences

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Innovative Education

ALECTRONICS Research Center International (1ARC) is in the predevelopment stages of creating its ePark Place in San Marcos, a multipurpose public use facility where students in 3rd to …
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Innovate 78 Continues Collaboration Between North County Cities
1 year ago

Innovate 78 Continues Collaboration Between North County Cities

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After a successful first two years, Innovate 78 will continue to promote region-wide economic development – the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation recently approved a new two-year agreement. Innovate …
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