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Faces in the Crowd

Two Local Residents Team Up to Pose the Tough Questions about Adults with Autism
3 years ago

Two Local Residents Team Up to Pose the Tough Questions about Adults with Autism

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asking the… HARD QUESTIONS

Melissa Collins-Porter and Craig Young are asking a question that quietly impacts every community: What happens to children with autism when they become adults? “The motivation behind …
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Adrenaline Junkie Denise Mueller Sets a Goal to be the First Woman to Set the Bicycle Land Speed Record
3 years ago

Adrenaline Junkie Denise Mueller Sets a Goal to be the First Woman to Set the Bicycle Land Speed Record

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Gearing Up

Denise Mueller has always been a thrill-seeker. “I pretty much love anything that has adrenaline involved,” Denise shared. She has raced bicycles, competed in gun competitions, completed a …
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Third-Grader Mason Morash is Beating His Rare Medical Condition
3 years ago

Third-Grader Mason Morash is Beating His Rare Medical Condition

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When Laughter Heals

Third-grader Mason Morash loves recess. La Costa Heights Elementary has three playgrounds! In the classroom he’s drawn to math, science, and learning about space. A year ago, …
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Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Manager Vincent Kitch Arrives on the Local Art Scene
4 years ago

Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Manager Vincent Kitch Arrives on the Local Art Scene

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ART FOR ALL

Vincent Kitch may have arrived on the local art scene this last year, but he is certainly not a newcomer. As the Cultural Arts Manager for the …
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Retired Marine Sergeant Cogen Nelson Inspires Carlsbad to Take Charge of Its Fitness and Its Future
4 years ago

Retired Marine Sergeant Cogen Nelson Inspires Carlsbad to Take Charge of Its Fitness and Its Future

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Never Surrender

Marine Sergeant Cogen Nelson has landed in Carlsbad following an eight year military career. He was deployed in 2006 and 2008, to Fallujah, Iraq and Hadijah, where he …
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Meet the Mayor
4 years ago

Meet the Mayor

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Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall Has Deep Roots in the Community He Serves

As a resident of Carlsbad since 1970, Mayor Matt Hall has a deep love of the community and …
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The Publishing Guru
5 years ago

The Publishing Guru

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The Face Behind the Program that is Building Confidence in Young Authors & Illustrators

When Lisa Monaco-Gonzales wrote and illustrated a book as a child, she never could have imagined …
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Carlsbad Fire Division Chief Bill Anderson Looks Back on 23 Years
5 years ago

Carlsbad Fire Division Chief Bill Anderson Looks Back on 23 Years

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[heading] by WYNNE LOVE | photos by Soul of Photography[/heading]

After 23 years serving the community of Carlsbad, Division Chief Bill Anderson is ready to retire. His wealth of skills, determined work …
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Down to a Science:  Dr. Mike Holland Makes Time for Family, Fun and Giving Back
5 years ago

Down to a Science: Dr. Mike Holland Makes Time for Family, Fun and Giving Back

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[heading]by JENNIFER FRAKES | photo by Soul of Photography[/heading]

Dr. Mike Holland has been thoroughly enjoying retirement since 2007. He is a long-time La Costa resident who earned a PhD …
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Renny Brown Brings Great Golf and the Kia Classic to Aviara
5 years ago

Renny Brown Brings Great Golf and the Kia Classic to Aviara

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[heading] by WYNNE LOVE | photos by Soul of Photography [/heading]

As Director of Golf at the Aviara Golf Club, Renny Brown loves spending his days in such a gorgeous …
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