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Faces in the Crowd

Sophie Rickard Finds Her Purpose in Fitness
4 months ago

Sophie Rickard Finds Her Purpose in Fitness

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Passion and Drive

For Del Mar local Sophie Rickard, fitness isn’t just a job – it’s a lifestyle. “[Growing up] I always loved to get up and get moving, and …
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Vickie Barks is Enjoying Exploring the Next Chapter of Her Life
9 months ago

Vickie Barks is Enjoying Exploring the Next Chapter of Her Life

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In the Moment

Vickie Barks, who has lived in Del Mar Hills since 2002, is committed to enjoying her lovely surroundings with her family. Vickie commented, “I love the slower …
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Brian Schmaltz Teams up with Local Artists to Produce Unique Bottles of Wine
1 year ago

Brian Schmaltz Teams up with Local Artists to Produce Unique Bottles of Wine

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Wine & Art

“Life is too short to drink bad wine” is the mantra by which Brian Schmaltz strives to live. Brian has been a long-time fan of small-production wines …
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Local Artist Tena Navarrete Finds Purpose in Creating
2 years ago

Local Artist Tena Navarrete Finds Purpose in Creating

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Full Expression

Artist Tena Navarrete has lived in Olde Del Mar for the past 19 years, enjoying the small town feel and living among the Torrey Pines. In her studio, …
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Passionate Advocate, Committed Leader, and a Force to be Reckoned With
2 years ago

Passionate Advocate, Committed Leader, and a Force to be Reckoned With

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Meet Hershey

When Hersheeta “Hershey” Kaur Suri was a young girl, her world was rocked when her best friend’s brother passed away from cancer at just seven years old. “I …
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Patty Maysent Recognizes the Role of Women in Healthcare
2 years ago

Patty Maysent Recognizes the Role of Women in Healthcare

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Leader and Role Model

Long-time Solana Beach resident Patty Maysent has earned many titles during her lifetime, from bronze medalist at the Pan American Games to the first female CEO …
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Daniela Balzano Connects Her Culinary Passion With Her Gluten-Free Lifestyle
2 years ago

Daniela Balzano Connects Her Culinary Passion With Her Gluten-Free Lifestyle

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Blending Heritage and Lifestyle

After an international move and a life-changing diagnosis, Daniela Balzano has found her home in Solana Beach and her calling in the kitchen.

Daniela graduated from …
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Steven Dinkin Helps Unite the City by Showing a Little Civility Goes a Long Way 
3 years ago

Steven Dinkin Helps Unite the City by Showing a Little Civility Goes a Long Way 

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Civility Costs Nothing 

Del Mar Heights resident Steven Dinkin is quite an expert in civil conduct. After serving as the program director at the Center for Dispute Settlement in Washington, …
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Dr. Bob Uslander Helps People Dealing With Illness Find Peace and Joy
3 years ago

Dr. Bob Uslander Helps People Dealing With Illness Find Peace and Joy

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The Doctor is In

Del Mar resident Dr. Bob Uslander – aka Dr. Bob – has dedicated his life to helping those faced with the challenges of illness and aging. Becoming a …
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Luciana Navarro-Powell Sparks Children’s Imaginations One Page At a Time
3 years ago

Luciana Navarro-Powell Sparks Children’s Imaginations One Page At a Time

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As Illustrated By

For Luciana Navarro-Powell, illustration has always been a part of life. Drawing was a favorite pastime of Luciana’s as a child, and she graduated from college with …
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