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People in the Community

San Marcos Organizations Among NCPC Honorees
2 years ago

San Marcos Organizations Among NCPC Honorees

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Volunteers of the Year

The North County Philanthropy Council (NCPC) recently recognized 75 Volunteers of the Year at its 29th Annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon. Over 500 guests attended the event …
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Two San Marcos Families to Benefit from Annual Event
2 years ago

Two San Marcos Families to Benefit from Annual Event

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Mitchell Thorp Foundation 5K

The Mitchell Thorp Foundation (MTF) will hold its 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk on Feb. 4 at Poinsettia Park in Carlsbad. The family-friendly 5K will feature a …
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CSUSM Student Luke Bisagna Wins Emmy Award for Audio
2 years ago

CSUSM Student Luke Bisagna Wins Emmy Award for Audio

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Cal State San Marcos arts and technology student Luke Bisagna was recently honored with an Emmy Award at the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Pacific Southwest (NATAS-PSW) annual …
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Waste-Free Living
2 years ago

Waste-Free Living

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Local Mom’s Blog Promotes Composting

In 2010, Rebekah Whelpley’s mother-in-law delivered and installed a composter, then taught her the simplicity of “dump and run” composting. She was hooked ever since. …
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Local Teens Win Don Diego Awards
2 years ago

Local Teens Win Don Diego Awards

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SMHS Students Among 12 Scholarship Recipients

Carlsbad residents and San Marcos High School seniors Amy Gload and Courtney Ouellette were two of 12 recipients of Don Diego scholarships this year. …
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CSUSM Professor Honored for Technical Achievement
2 years ago

CSUSM Professor Honored for Technical Achievement

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Advancing Science

Gerardo Dominguez, an associate professor of physics at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), is among the 2016 class of Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) Award …
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Girl Scout Silver Award
2 years ago

Girl Scout Silver Award

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Local’s Project Helps Senior Citizens Learn Technology

92078 resident Sophia Morrison recently earned her Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award available at the Cadette level, with her Senior Tech …
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Tony Gwynn Memorial Freeway
3 years ago

Tony Gwynn Memorial Freeway

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The stretch of Interstate 15 between Scripps Poway Parkway and Camino Del Norte was recently dedicated as the Tony Gwynn Memorial Freeway. Dr. Alicia Gwynn, Tony Gwynn, Jr., and Anisha …
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GFWC Contemporary Women of North County Celebrate 80 Years of Service and Socials
3 years ago

GFWC Contemporary Women of North County Celebrate 80 Years of Service and Socials

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Uniting Women

Members of GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) recently celebrated the organization’s 80th anniversary. CWONC is a member of General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC). CWONC in …
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My Journey with Malala
3 years ago

My Journey with Malala

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Shiza Shahid recently visited California State University San Marcos as a guest speaker for the Arts & Lectures program, sharing a presentation titled “There Are No Superheroes, Just Us: My …
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