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People in the Community

Donation by Local Students
8 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
8 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
8 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
1 year 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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Local Student Wins Scholarship for 4-H Accomplishments
1 year ago

Local Student Wins Scholarship for 4-H Accomplishments

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4-H Ambassador

San Marcos resident Kathleen Cummings was recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship by the Don Diego Scholarship Foundation, recognizing her for her participation in 4-H. Kathleen, known as Kalee, …
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San Marcos Artist Gregg Visintainer Wins Local Art Contest
1 year ago

San Marcos Artist Gregg Visintainer Wins Local Art Contest

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San Marcos artist Gregg “Viz” Visintainer won $7,500 in a recent local art contest. The contest was hosted by Southern California salsa company La Victoria in celebration of their 100th …
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CSUSM Professor Receives Prestigious Wang Family Award
1 year ago

CSUSM Professor Receives Prestigious Wang Family Award

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Honored for Excellence

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) psychology professor Keith Trujillo has been recognized with the prestigious 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award in the category of Social and …
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BGC San Marcos Recognizes Outstanding Youth Members
1 year ago

BGC San Marcos Recognizes Outstanding Youth Members

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Youths of the Year

The Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos (BGC) recently presented the Youth of the Year award to three members: Evelynn, Teen Youth of the Year; …
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CWONC Member to Raise Assistance Dog
2 years ago

CWONC Member to Raise Assistance Dog

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General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) member Kathleen King will be assisting Canine Companions for Independence by raising a puppy, Shea II, named after …
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Nonprofit Hosts 18th Annual Fundraising Event
2 years ago

Nonprofit Hosts 18th Annual Fundraising Event

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Crystal Ball Gala

San Marcos nonprofit Casa de Amparo recently held its 18th Annual Crystal Ball Gala at the Del Mar Country Club. Three hundred-eighty attendees enjoyed a cocktail reception, …
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