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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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Annual Awareness Walk Highlights a Community Issue
2 weeks ago

Annual Awareness Walk Highlights a Community Issue

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Walking with a Purpose

The Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland (SIVNCI), which serves the communities of Vista, San Marcos, and Escondido, recently sponsored the 12th Annual Human …
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New Captain at Sheriff’s Station
3 weeks ago

New Captain at Sheriff’s Station

By  •  People in the Community

The San Marcos Sheriff’s Station recently welcomed Dave Brown as its new captain. Captain Brown began his career with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department as a probation department intern 28 …
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Soroptimists Help Make the Holidays Special
3 months ago

Soroptimists Help Make the Holidays Special

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Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland recently donated $500 worth of $25 gift cards to children in Operation Hope’s year-round shelter for homeless families. Soroptimist Co-President Lani Beltrano …
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Former Youth Member Now Boys & Girls Club Site Director
3 months ago

Former Youth Member Now Boys & Girls Club Site Director

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Local Leader

Chelsea Huskey has been involved with the Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos for over 10 years – in a variety of roles. She was a youth …
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Firefighters and Volunteers Selflessly Serve Others
3 months ago

Firefighters and Volunteers Selflessly Serve Others

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Strength in Community

On December 7, 2017, a small brush fire, with the help of powerful Santa Ana winds, quickly became a much more serious threat. Just one week later, …
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Donation by Local Students
5 months ago

Donation by Local Students

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As many Puerto Ricans still lacked water and electricity after Hurricane Maria’s devastation, San Marcos students with special needs recently participated in a service project to help. The students from …
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San Marcos Couple’s Proposal Supports Local Scholarships
5 months ago

San Marcos Couple’s Proposal Supports Local Scholarships

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Legacy of Love

For a young San Marcos couple, Nov. 18 was a day to remember at the Del Mar Racetrack. Michael Pettinato brought his girlfriend, Katie Brown, to the …
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Local Teenager Becomes First Miss Orange Coast Teen
5 months ago

Local Teenager Becomes First Miss Orange Coast Teen

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Crowning Achievement

San Marcos resident Mykaila Istvanyi was recently crowned Miss Orange Coast Teen USA at the Miss City of Angels Regional Preliminary Pageant at the Betty Ford Center. She …
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Recent Donation to CSUSM Business Program to Help Nonprofits
10 months ago

Recent Donation to CSUSM Business Program to Help Nonprofits

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Philanthropists Malin and Roberta Burnham recently made a $225,000 gift to California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) to establish the Burnham Leadership Experience, a program under the umbrella of the …
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