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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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STUDENT STAR Zoë Salinas

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ARTS IN EDUCATION

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TASTE BUDZ

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RESTAURANT PROFILE Takhrai Thai

30 ZCode’s Annual Private School Guide We explore a variety of educational options in our backyard including Maranatha Christian Schools’ commitment to academic excellence.

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STUDIO WEST & THE RECORDING ARTS CENTER

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COMMUNITY STUFF

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OUT & ABOUT PHOTOS

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DENTISTRY PROFILE Bright Pediatric Smiles

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REAL ESTATE WATCH Cynthia Elizondo Real Estate

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IN OUR OWN BACKYARD Hiking North County San Diego

20 New Tierra Bonita Principal

42 Softball Success

Michele Ward Joins Poway Unified School District

Poway Team Goes Undefeated at Western National Tournament

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’ve always loved the idea of buying an old Jeep and refurbishing it. Once, I even convinced my wife to ride with me to check out a few. After seeing them, she eventually talked some sense into me and made me realize a project of that caliber was not in our family’s best interest. Fast forward many years. Apparently, my son – soon to be getting his driver’s permit – inherited the Jeep bug. There’s no doubt that he would have preferred a brand-new Jeep, but once I let him know what new Jeeps cost, he quickly changed his mind. So, we developed a plan. We would find a used Jeep that we could refurbish together as a father-son project. The search became a near obsession. On a daily basis, my son would slide his phone in front of my face asking what about this one? For a variety of reasons, my answer was always the same – not that one. Then, about a year ago, he showed me a Jeep. It wasn’t pretty. At 29 years old, it had clearly lived a long and “fun” life. It had scrapes, dents, some rust, and a very rough interior. But it had something that caught our attention – a brand new engine and new tires! As a family, we drove down to take a look at it. I strategically requested that my wife test drive it, with our son in the passenger seat. That’s all it took! We became the proud owners of a 1989 Jeep Wrangler. My son and I slowly and meticulously began to refurbish it. We did as close to a frame-off restoration as our budget allowed. We spent many days and nights working on the Jeep. Our goal was to have every part of the Jeep that you can see look as it did when it was driven off the factory floor 30 years ago. Along the journey, my son and I spent a lot of quality time together. We laughed. We got our hands dirty. We banged up our knuckles, figured out ways to remove and replace parts that didn’t want to be removed, and definitely shared moments of frustration. And yes, there was lots of physical exhaustion and sweat! There’s no longer a tool in my toolbox that I wouldn’t trust my son to use. This project allowed my son and me to bond beyond the normal busy lives that we all know. We took turns listening to each other’s music playlist. We talked about things that would typically require a “scheduled” conversation. We worked together on a common goal, without immediate gratification. I am so thankful for the opportunity this Jeep gave us. While the obvious outcome is a 1989 Jeep Wrangler that looks better today than it did 30 years ago, it’s not just a Jeep. It’s memories. It’s pride. It’s driving something down the road that you worked on with your own hands. We will remember and talk about this project for the rest of our lives. Thank you for being a reader of 92064 Magazine. Please don’t be a stranger. Like and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Send us photos and article recommendations by visiting www.92064magazine.com.

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REGIONAL BUZZ

92129 MAGAZINE Your Neighborhood Doctors ZCode Magazines introduces the local individuals and institutions keeping North County happy and healthy, including Sharp ReesStealy Scripps Ranch’s comprehensive family care.

S TAY I N F O R M E D . S TAY C O N N E C T E D .

STEAM Star Young scientist Kara Fan looks forward to the 3M Young Scientist Challenge finals.

Take a quick look across town with some of the other ZCode Magazines.

Expressing Herself Creatively Westview High School student and musical actor Lilith Freund shines on the stage and beyond. For more information and articles visit www.92129magazine.com.

92131 MAGAZINE Speak, Lead, Grow The Scripps Teasers Toastmasters Club offers community members the opportunity to face their fears, gain self-confidence, and develop important communication and leadership skills in a fun, supportive environment.

Sweet Treats The Fournier family creates delicious pastries and lasting memories in Scripps Ranch.

LOCAL STORIES. LOCAL PHOTOS. Visit www.zcodemedia.com

A Volunteering Powerhouse From the Scripps Ranch Library to Girl Scouts San Diego and more, Katie Sullivan raises funds for great causes. For more information and articles visit www.92131magazine.com.

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A Vision of Service

Parents Welcome!

The Rancho Bernardo Lions Club has brought community members together to make a difference for the blind and vision-impaired for more than 50 years.

Meet your local medical and health professionals, including The Super Dentists’ Dr. Kami Hoss, in ZCode’s 2019 Medical and Health Guide.

92024 MAGAZINE Local Students, Global Citizens Pacific Ridge School marries academic excellence with civic responsibility and global engagement. Learn more in ZCode’s Private School Guide.

D E L• S O L M A G A Z I N E Skate Haven

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Local skaters come together to practice their skills and have fun at La Colonia Skate Park. We chat with City of Solana Beach Parks and Recreation Manager Kirk Wenger to learn more.

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Dreaming Big for Small Animal Care

A Heart for Service

Meet local health care professionals, like Santaluz Animal Care, in ZCode’s 2019 Medical and Health Guide.

Rancho Bernardo Lions Club helps the blind and seeing impaired. Learn more through our conversation with RB Lions President Betty Jean Dye.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

things to do in 92064 OCTOBER + NOVEMBER 2019 O C TO B E R

OCT. 18 – 19

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Lake Poway Fall Camping Series

OCT. 1 – 31

Set up your tent and explore Lake Poway’s natural beauty 1 p.m. – 10 a.m. | Lake Poway www.poway.org

Poway OnStage Presents Steve Poltz With Jack Tempchin

Kids Free in October Free admission to more than 40 museums in San Diego County for ages 12 and under. Subscribe online to get your free coupon. www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org OCT. 3

Rancho Bernardo Toastmasters Open House Meet some of the friendliest folks in town as you build exceptional communication skills 7 – 8:30 a.m. 12751 Gateway Park Rd., Second Floor 112.toastmastersclub.org

8 p.m. | Poway Center for the Performing Arts www.powayonstage.org

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NOV. 5

Teen Night Out

Election Day

Glow-in-the-dark dodgeball for grades 6-9 5 – 9 p.m. | Meadowbrook Gymnasium www.poway.org

NOV. 11

Hoot, Howl, and Prowl

In The Park Series

After-dark activities for all ages; tours start every 15 minutes 5:30 – 7:15 p.m. | Blue Sky Ecological Reserve www.blueskyreserve.org

Veterans Day Free activities for the whole family November’s theme: Animals 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Community Park www.poway.org

OCT. 5 – 6

Rendezvous in Poway

OCT. 19 – 20

Travel back to the 1800s with free historical demonstrations and activities Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Old Poway Park www.poway.org

42nd Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair

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OCT. 25 – 26

Wine, music, food court, and more than 125 hand-picked vendors 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Bernardo Winery www.bernardowinery.com

Veterans Day Ceremony Presented by VFW Post 7907 and the Poway Veterans Park Committee 11 a.m. | Veterans Park www.poway.org NOV. 12

Poway OnStage Presents Back to the Garden in “Monterey ‘67 Revisited”

Lake Poway Fall Camping Series

City of Poway Winter Class Registration Begins

8 p.m. | Poway Center for the Performing Arts www.powayonstage.org

Set up your tent and explore Lake Poway’s natural beauty 1 p.m. – 10 a.m. | Lake Poway www.poway.org

Register online or at the Community Services Department 7:30 a.m. | City Hall www.poway.org/classes

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Columbus Day

Once Upon a Hallowe’en Train rides, scary stories, carnival games, and a haunted house 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. | Old Poway Park www.poway.org OCT. 31

Poway OnStage Presents Melissa Etheridge 8 p.m. | Poway Center for the Performing Arts www.powayonstage.org NOV. 15 – DEC. 22

Halloween

PowPAC Theatre Presents It’s a Wonderful Life

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Kid’s Night Out A night of games, crafts, movies, and more for grades 1-5 4:30 – 9 p.m. | Old Poway Park www.poway.org 6 • 92064 MAGAZINE.COM • October | November 2019


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WEDNESDAYS

Leave No Trace Scavenger Hunt

Poway Symphony Orchestra Presents Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

Poway-Scripps Rotary Club Meeting

Bring your family and phone or camera to take photos of scavenger hunt items. Sign up at 858-668-4781. 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Blue Sky Ecological Reserve www.blueskyreserve.org

Teen Night at the PCPA For grades 6-9; registration required 5 – 9 p.m. | Poway Center for the Performing Arts www.poway.org

Expanded orchestra, large chorus, soloists perform under the direction of John LoPiccolo, Conductor. A unique concert for North County Inland. 4 – 5:35 p.m. | Poway Center for the Performing Arts More Information: www.powaysymphonyorchestra.org Tickets: www.powaycenter.com

Thanksgiving Bake Sale – Savory & Sweet! Homemade pierogi, stuffed cabbage, fresh baked pies, nut rolls, baklava, and more 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. St. John of Damascus Orthodox Church For advanced orders call 619-818-2311

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Poway Boardwalk Craft Market 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Old Poway Park For more information call 858-486-3497 www.poway.org/oldpowaypark

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S P O R T S R E G I S T R AT I O N & A N N O U N C E M E N T S BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

Poway American Little League Spring Ball Registration begins in November; see website for details www.pallbaseball.org

Poway National Little League Spring Ball Registration begins in November; see website for details www.pnll.org

Poway Girls Softball League Spring Season Registration begins in November; see website for details www.pgsl.org

BASKETBALL

Open Play Basketball Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Thursdays: 6 – 9 p.m. Sundays – Adult: 8 – 11 a.m. Sundays – All Ages: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Meadowbrook Gymnasium www.poway.org

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North County Soccer Park

Check in at the Recreation Office 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Poway Community Park www.poway.org

Wednesdays – Sundays: 6 a.m. – Sunset www.poway.org/lakepoway

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Skate Park Open Hours Skate Park is unsupervised; a guardian must supervise children 12 and under Closed Wednesdays from 3:45 to 6:15 p.m. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Poway Community Park www.poway.org

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Open Play Badminton Fridays: 6 – 9 p.m. Twin Peaks Multipurpose Center www.poway.org

Open Play Pickleball Fridays: 6 – 9 p.m. Meadowbrook Gymnasium www.poway.org

Tennis Court Open Hours Singles limited to one hour for play; doubles limited to two hours Sunrise – 10 p.m. Poway Community Park www.poway.org

SWIMMING

Poway Swim Center Fall hours through Oct. 20 www.poway.org/489/swim-center

VOLLEYBALL

Open Play Volleyball Sundays: 6 – 9 p.m. Twin Peaks Multipurpose Center www.poway.org

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Golf Glory

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ho knew that sibling rivalry could result in such a success story? Back when she was just a little girl, Zoë Salinas felt a strong pang of jealously when her older brother, Kai, placed ninth in the world for golfing. Wanting to prove that she could also master the sport, Zoë managed to not only win the California State Championship twice, at ages five and seven, but she also became a runner-up at the IMG World Championship at age six, and eventually won the FCG Callaway World Championship at age eight! Now that she is a 10-year-old fifth grader

at Sycamore Ridge Elementary, Zoë laughed about Kai being the impetus for her golf glory. She admitted, “My brother basically inspired me to play golf because I’ve always wanted to be better than him!” Zoë claimed that she first began playing golf “ever since I could walk,” and became entrenched in golf tournaments by age four. Zoë’s long-term goal is to hopefully attend Stanford University and play on the college golf team. Discussing the appeal of her favorite activity, Zoë proclaimed, “In golf, it doesn’t matter if you are bigger or smaller than someone else, because everyone has an equal chance to compete.” Zoë also learned a valuable mental skill while competing on the green. She revealed, “The most challenging part of golf is staying focused after you hit a bad shot. You just have to let go of the past and focus on the shot in front of you.” Utilizing her newfound self-control has

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also resulted in Zoë making strides in her school’s math club. Zoë stated, “My favorite subject is math, probably because my dad is a computer scientist and he taught me the basics at an early age. My mom and dad actually met in a calculus class at Columbia University, so I feel a family connection with math!” When she isn’t working on golf or math, Zoë can be found participating in tennis tournaments, playing the piano, doodling, and enjoying the monkey bars at her school. Zoë also continues to practice her proficiency in Mandarin Chinese, which her father taught her and her brother to speak, read, and write. Zoë has proven that she is able to swing her way to a fantastic future. 

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oway OnStage’s 20192020 Arts in Education Initiative has plenty in store for local elementary students. Recently announced events include two bus-in shows for Poway Unified School District (PUSD) students. The first, Pirate School: Follow Your Compass, is scheduled for Oct. 9, and Catapult Shadow Dance Company will be March 29. Poway OnStage will provide study guides for the teachers attending, and performers will give Q&A sessions for students after each show. “We are so proud of this partnership with the Poway Unified School District, and excited for this year’s offerings,” said Michael Rennie, Poway OnStage President and CEO. “In addition to our more established programs, we now offer students a chance to come in to a performance with a deeper understanding of what they are about to see, and an opportunity to have

an up-close-and-personal experience with the artists.” Poway OnStage established the Arts in Education Initiative in 1999, at a time when PUSD budget cuts were substantially impacting music programs. “Our board at the time felt that as the stewards of Poway’s performing arts community, we had an obligation to respond to the reduction in arts programs in our schools,” Rennie said. The initiative continues to thrive and integrate with state standards through individual donations, corporate philanthropy, and grants. Programs include a free musical theater camp every March for grades K-12, and Introduction to Instruments for fourth graders. Learn more and sign up for programs at www.powayonstage.org/ arts-in-education. 

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TAS T E BUDZ If there’s one thing that North County residents enjoy more than the beach, it’s the various cuisine, beverages, and sweet treats throughout San Diego. Here, we offer a taste of some local flavor.

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Local Eats Sabre Springs’ Nutmeg Bakery and Café recently expanded to Scripps Ranch, with a new location that opened in September. The popular cafe serves up organic, seasonal, and sustainable breakfast and lunch plates, homemade pastries, and locally roasted coffee. The Scripps Ranch location also offers draft beer in addition to the mimosa menu.

fare & festivity

CHEESE, PLEASE! The 5th Annual San Diego Mac n’ Cheese Fest will return to Waterfront Park on Saturday, Oct. 26. Admission includes unlimited mac n’ cheese samples from top local restaurants, including Del Mar’s Viewpoint Brewing Co., which took home the title of Best Gourmet Mac n’ Cheese in San Diego in 2018. Cast your vote for the People’s Choice award between bites while enjoying craft beer, wine, and other beverages. For more information and tickets go to www.sandiegomacncheese.com.

CHEERS TO CHARITY The Rancho BEERnardo Festival will also take place Saturday, Oct. 26. Taste beer and enjoy music by Rio Pelogrosso at the eighth annual event. It’s an opportunity to have fun for a cause – proceeds benefit Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary’s charity projects. Find tickets and more at www.ranchobeernardofestival.com.

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ince opening her first Thai restaurant in 1999, Nikki Bupha has held true to her mission of emphasizing the fresh ingredients and exotic spices of Thai food as well as the friendliness of Thai culture. She first opened Lai Thai Restaurant in National City, then opened a second location in Carmel Mountain Plaza. She opened Poway’s Takhrai Thai in 2005 and it quickly became a local favorite. As the owner, manager, and executive chef, her hands-on dedication to quality has driven Takhrai Thai’s success.

freshest ingredients, and spices of Thai food make us stand out from the sea of fast food restaurants.” The menu covers a variety of tastes, from Scallop Choo-Chi, crispy calamari, and garlic-sautéed black mussels for seafood lovers to Tiger Cry Steak or Satay chicken with peanut sauce for those who prefer land-based fare. Popular salad options include the green papaya salad and Yum Nuah, also known as beef salad. “The Pad Thai noodles tickle your taste buds with thin, flat rice noodles stir-fried with bean sprouts and eggs, topped with crushed peanuts,” said Nikki. Guests can also cool down with Thai iced tea or Thai iced coffee. Regular coffee, tea, and Singha beer are also available as well as wine from an extensive wine selection. Takhrai Thai’s superb dining experience goes beyond the extensive menu. “We try to expose our guests to Thai culture through our exquisite food and special events. For example, during our grand opening we featured Thai musicians and dancers performing at the restaurant,” said Nikki. She added, “The décor is traditional Thai, but with a modern feel. The fountains and music provide a soothing atmosphere to enjoy our delicious food.” The spacious dining room offers areas for large special gatherings such as birthday

“WE TRY TO TREAT OUR CUSTOMERS AS GUESTS IN OUR HOME, WITH FRIENDLY SERVICE AND DELICIOUS FOOD!” She enjoys spending time in the dining room, personally greeting guests and making sure everyone enjoys their stay at Takhrai Thai. “This is important because it speaks to who we are and upholds our traditional Thai heritage,” said Nikki with a smile. “We try to treat our customers as guests in our home, with friendly service and delicious food!” said Nikki. “The healthy, bold, and delicious flavors from the exotic herbs,

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AT-A-GLANCE Name of Business: Takhrai Thai Restaurant Owner: Nikki Bupha Years in Position: 20 Year of Establishment: 2005 Address: 12265 Scripps Poway Pkwy. #166, Poway, CA 92064 Website: www.takhrai.com Phone: 858-549-1848 Description of Business: Authentic Thai food parties or work events. Outdoor dining is also available on the private patio soothed by its own fountain. For other special events, almost any item on the extensive menu is available for party trays. Nikki didn’t begin her career in the restaurant business, but it’s here that she’s truly found her passion. “I began my career in the corporate banking world in my native Thailand, working for Goldman Sachs and GE Capital as an asset manager,” she explained. “But in 1999, I rapidly changed career paths, moving to the United States and dreaming of owning my own business.” Her dream’s success has been widely recognized – Takhrai Thai has won the Talk of the Town California Customer Satisfaction Award, City Search Awards, Thai Select International Best Thai Food Awards, and received recognition in the San Diego Union-Tribune. Takhrai Thai has also provided food for fundraising events for Scripps Ranch and Poway schools and donated to other local charities.  SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENT


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Veteran of the Year Danny Jackson was recently recognized as the 77th Assembly District’s 2019 Veteran of the Year. Danny honorably served in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division from 1969 to 1970 during the Vietnam War, followed by a 37-year career in the postal service. Now retired in San Diego, Danny continues to serve his community through the Veterans of Foreign Wars Poway Post 7907. He has worked to reduce homelessness and suicide rates among veterans, increase employment opportunities for exiting active duty military, support deported veterans and military families, as well as foster civic engagement in the electoral process. “Danny Jackson courageously served our nation and is a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal,” said Assemblymember Brian Maienschein. “I am truly grateful for his patriotic dedication to our country and its people.” Danny lives in Rancho Peñasquitos with his wife Eva. They have six children, eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Snacks and Service Recognized Poway High School’s Aquatics Foundation recently recognized volunteer and master chef Trina Brown by renaming its famous Snack Shack to “Trina’s Aquashack.” The foundation surprised Trina with a new banner bearing her name at the Boys Water Polo homecoming game. “Every day there is a home game or swim meet at the pool, kids and adults alike from the entire school line up all along and spilling out of the pool deck to get a taste of her chicken teriyaki or pulled pork,” said Judith McAulay, VP of the Aquatics Foundation and Chair of the Poway High School Foundation. Trina’s Aquashack is run entirely by volunteers. To learn more and get involved, visit www.phsaquatics.com.

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Poway High School Society of Women Engineers Next Club (PHS SWENext) recently won the Design Lab Community Engagement Challenge Grand Prize Award. The challenge asked teams to develop a hands-on engineering activity for younger students addressing a specific community need – for PHS SWENext, this was a Girls in STEM Inspiration Day for girls and their families throughout the county. Teams created videos to showcase their accomplishments, and the Poway team also won the People’s Choice Award, receiving the most public votes for their video submission. PHS SWENext’s Design Lab Community Engagement Team included Ariana Van Dusen, Cece Gant, Elena Tomson, Lilian Rueckert, Sara Wilson, and Team Captain Madalyn Nguyen, as well as CoAdvisors Rodger Dohm and Dr. Tracy Nguyen. The team decided to donate their rewards to purchase supplies for the after-school STEAM program at Monarch School for homeless youths.

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Local Golf Champions Bernardo Heights Country Club held its senior men’s golf championship in mid-August. The two-day, 36-hole tournament was divided by age into four flights. The championship winner, who earned the best gross score between all the flights, was Poway’s Todd Roberts. Roberts scored 143. Last year’s winner, Rancho Bernardo resident John Price, came in second with a gross score of 149. Norm Hamlin of Scripps Ranch posted the best net score of 140. The winners for the age 55-63 flight were Roberts (143 gross) and Vince Castro of Poway (143 net). The 64-68 winners were Price (149 gross) and Peter Epstine of Escondido (144 net). The 69-72 winners were Joe McAtee of Poway (162 gross) and Hamlin (140 net). Finally, the 73 and up winners were Ernie Hoffman of Poway (168 gross) and Jin Soo Yoon of Rancho Bernardo (141 net).

Rancho Bernardo Toastmasters recently confirmed its board members for the new year. The group was founded in 1978 as an eightperson club and has grown to a group of more than 20 people attending each weekly meeting. The club’s goal is to help community members improve their communication and leadership skills. As member Tina Ayala said, “This is by far the most cost-efficient and practical way to develop confidence and experience in public speaking.” Club Secretary Ron Gross shared, “We recently had a guest tell us she learned new listening and persuasion skills from speeches that were delivered during her first visit to our Toastmasters club. She used those same skills during a job interview the following day, and she landed the job!” Vice President of Membership Bill Bee added, “Ours is a diverse group of both native and non-native English speakers, and that adds richness and depth to the speech topics and learning opportunities.” Meetings are held Thursday mornings at The Gateway in Poway, and guests are welcome. To learn more visit 112.toastmastersclubs.org or call Bill at 858-592-7994.

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ituated on a six-acre natural paradise in Encinitas, alive with native plants and animals and a light coastal breeze, The Grauer School campus itself serves as the starting point for its expeditionary learning tradition. Students are encouraged to use the school campus and the world around them, from the nearby San Elijo Lagoon to Kenya, as primary resources for generating curiosity and experiencing authentic learning. Founded in 1991, Grauer focuses on helping students develop their unique voice, discover their passions, and take ownership over their own learning. The school’s founder, Dr. Stuart Grauer, noted, “We have traveled far and wide studying the world’s most inspirational schools and educational movements: Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, Socratic, free and democratic schooling, expeditionary learning and classical education, from one-room schoolhouses to Peking University. These traditions have provided us with heroes, mentors, and wisdom.” “The Grauer School uses the foundations of these great traditions and movements to infuse all we keep learning and synthesizing,” said Grauer Principal Dana Abplanalp-Diggs. “The result is a campus of purpose, optimism, and inspiration. We commit to continuing to develop the finest, most engaged, humanitarian independent

school in the world. And even though our focus is not on rankings and test scores, our students are succeeding at their top choice colleges.” Engaging students in six core values – resourcefulness, intellectual curiosity, perseverance, compassion, self-advocacy, and accountability – The Grauer School aims to develop well-rounded students who are purposeful, confident global citizens. The learning curriculum involves field trips, community service activities, art, expeditions, and student-created programs. Grauer is also the region’s only UNESCO affiliate school, with 176 partner schools around the world. Grauer’s expeditionary learning and arts programs are across the curriculum. The school also launched its Environmental Stewardship Pledge this year, dedicating the 2019-2020 school year to promoting ecological sustainability and stewardship in the school community and beyond. The resolution impacts every aspect of the school, from in- and out-ofclass curriculum to school culture and finance. “We know our students are not inheriting the world or climate we inherited,” said Grauer. “We have a moral imperative to prepare them courageously.” As the longest-serving independent school in North County San Diego, The Grauer School fosters nurturing relationships between teachers and students, giving learners 99th percentile levels of connection and engagement so that they are empowered in their education. “In a world that often seems to put standards before personal development, and to put institutional needs above human needs, Grauer keeps the focus on the individual student,” said Abplanalp-Diggs. “Our students achieve and are valued because they are developing personal passions, and teens coming of age are finding their unique voices at Grauer.” 

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or 55 years, St. Michael’s School has educated thousands of children who have gone on to become successful members and leaders in our city, state, and country. St. Michael’s School graduates have earned numerous high school merit scholarships and excelled in Honors and AP classes, and several of our alumni have been high school valedictorians. Close to 100% of SMS alumni accept offers of admission to colleges and universities, often with substantial scholarships. Families experience a vibrant community at St. Michael’s School and Preschool, where parents, teachers, and students develop meaningful and mutually supportive relationships. A highly qualified faculty educates, nurtures, and encourages students in all facets of growth. With a comprehensive curriculum that includes rigorous instruction in English language arts, math, science, social studies, and religion, a wide variety of co-curricular opportunities, and an extensive array of after-school enrichment, St. Michael’s students develop a love of learning and an eagerness to expand and develop their unique gifts and talents. In addition, students are regularly engaged in leadership, public speaking, and service opportunities. Social-emotional and visible learning programs are interwoven through every subject. Vocal music, instrumental music, visual arts, technology and coding, physical education, and Spanish are offered during the school day, while after-school sports, musical theater, choir, chess, cooking, Academic Decathlon, extended school services, are just a few after school options. The school’s mission – “With Jesus Christ as our model, St. Michael’s School guides students to grow in faith, knowledge, and character, and prepares them to be active members in the Church and community” – is central to St. Michael’s approach to teaching the whole child: heart, mind, body, and soul. 

7607 La Jolla Blvd. La Jolla, CA 92037 858-875-0826 | admissions@bishops.com www.bishops.com OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, Nov. 2 GRADES: 6 – 12 ENROLLMENT: 800 STUDENT/TEACHER: 9:1 TUITION: $37,200

OPEN HOUSES: Thursday, Nov. 7,

15542 Pomerado Rd. Poway, CA 92064 858-485-1303 info@SMSPoway.org www.SMSPoway.org

2019, 3 – 5 p.m. AND Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. GRADES: Preschool (3-year-olds) through Grade 8 ENROLLMENT: 544 STUDENT/TEACHER: Average 1:13 TUITION: Preschool $2,500 – $6,125; K-8 $6,300 – $7,020

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MONTESSORI CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

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ontessori Child Development Center (MCDC) equips preschool and kindergarten children to create extensive knowledge of their world through exploration and observation. The child-centered environment encourages children to be self-motivated and behave as active participants in their own learning. Students work individually or in small, self-selected groups, where they teach, collaborate, and help each other. Highly qualified teachers observe and offer direction and support while promoting independence, self-direction, and self-discipline, resulting in children who are engaged in learning and eager to advance. Learning at MCDC extends beyond the classroom to the gifts of the natural world. Situated in a large house re-designed for school use, surrounded by trees, vegetable and flower gardens, selected farm animals, and a grassy play area, the Montessori environment gives children the opportunity to grow emotionally, socially, cognitively, and creatively. “I believe young children thrive in an educational environment where they are treated like the unique individuals they are and are guided by teachers who love children and understand their needs,” said Marijane Schafer, Founder and Director of MCDC Poway. “I opened the school in 1978 to provide parents in our community with a quality educational alternative for their children. We have remained intentionally small so that we can maintain a close relationship with the children and their families. As ever, the staff and I are committed to giving every child an opportunity to discover and develop to their potential.” 

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OPEN HOUSE: Call to schedule a tour GRADES: Preschool & Kindergarten ENROLLMENT: 60 STUDENT/TEACHER: 10:1 TUITION: $1,100/month

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ST. GREGORY THE GREAT CATHOLIC SCHOOL

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ocated on 10 elevated acres in Scripps Ranch, St. Gregory the Great Catholic School is a K-8 elementary school and preschool community offering a faith-based educational curriculum that seeks to foster Christian values, inspire academic excellence, and encourage global awareness through service to others. At St. Gregory the Great Catholic School, each child is recognized and appreciated for their unique qualities and supported in developing their God-given gifts and talents. All aspects of the school environment are infused with Catholic values. Each day begins with outdoor community prayer, prayers for special intentions, reflection on the Catholic virtue of the week, reflection on special feast days and seasons in the liturgical year, salute to the flag, and patriotic song. Twice a month, the school community celebrates liturgy at the parish church four miles from the St. Gregory campus. Students are involved in liturgy preparation and actively participate at mass in various capacities. The school curriculum incorporates spiritual, cognitive, emotional, and kinesthetic learning experiences through teaching of six core subjects

(religion, language arts, literature, mathematics, social studies, and science), as well as fine arts and physical education. The religion curriculum is aligned with the Diocesan Curriculum Course Content Guidelines, as are all other subjects. “The combination of both Common Core Standards and Diocesan Curriculum Guidelines makes for a challenging academic program with an integrated Catholic identity,” said Principal Maeve O’Connell. Stewardship and service are also integral to the Catholic identity. Students organize, plan, and participate in a wide variety of local and global service opportunities throughout the school year. “Our students are called to be productive citizens who recognize their ability to make a difference in our world today and in the future,” affirmed Principal O’Connell. St. Gregory the Great Catholic School is WCEA/ WASC-accredited. Faculty and staff embrace all learning styles and work to develop instructional strategies to meet each student’s individual needs. Above all, students are inspired to realize their Godgiven potential and embrace a faith-filled future of leadership, stewardship, and lifelong learning. 

15315 Stonebridge Pkwy. San Diego, CA 92131 858-397-1290 www.stggcs.org OPEN HOUSE:

Jan. 26, 2020, 1 – 3 p.m. Tours can be scheduled upon request GRADES: Preschool – 8 ENROLLMENT: 230 STUDENT/TEACHER: 25:1 TUITION: Available on school website ABOUT THE SCHOOL:

St. Gregory the Great Catholic School and Preschool is a faithbased, nurturing learning environment that promotes an attitude of stewardship and service. A rigorous academic curriculum that integrates STEM, music, and art is enhanced by afterschool sports, Monart, choir, Student Store, and Academic Decathlon.

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CATHEDRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

by LAINEY KRAL photos provided by Cathedral Catholic High School

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athedral Catholic High School’s (CCHS) core values of faith, knowledge, character, and responsibility have guided the development of high-achieving, well-rounded leaders for over 60 years. The CCHS legacy has deep roots, though the name is only 13 years old. Cathedral Girls High School merged with University San Diego High School (UNI) in 1970 on UNI’s Linda Vista Campus. UNI transitioned to the current CCHS Campus in Carmel Valley in 2005 and took on the new name of Cathedral Catholic High School. “No matter what campus you were on, once you become a Don, you’re always a Don,” said CCHS President Mr. Stevan Laaperi. “The Dons’ legacy has never been stronger. Over 50 alumni are among the CCHS team of administrators, faculty, coaches, and staff.” The professional staff is well qualified

5555 Del Mar Heights Rd. San Diego, CA 92130 858-523-4000 cchsadmin@cathedral catholic.org www.CathedralCatholic.org PRESIDENT:

Mr. Stevan Laaperi PRINCIPAL:

Dr. Kevin Calkins ESTABLISHED: University of San Diego High School established in 1957, moved to its new location as Cathedral Catholic High School in 2005

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to uphold that legacy. Most teachers have a master’s degree or higher in the subject they teach, and the entire staff strives to model the values of a Catholic faith community. The school is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and holds membership with the College Board. “In partnership with parents, we form an educational ministry that is mutually supportive and a community committed to excellence,” said Principal Dr. Kevin Calkins. “It is our intent that our graduates carry a spirit of intellectual curiosity and a love of learning on their continuing GRADES: 9-12, Co-Ed journey of personal ENROLLMENT: 1,650 and spiritual growth.” STUDENT/TEACHER: 18:1 Over 1,600 TUITION: $18,500 students are currently ABOUT THE SCHOOL: beginning that journey Cathedral Catholic High on the dynamic CCHS School is an innovative campus. Facilities leader in Catholic, college include 75 classrooms, preparatory education. 12 science labs, Their rigorous, innovative two computer labs, education program is offered engineering complex in a nurturing community (which will be finished based on the teachings of January 2019), a Jesus Christ and traditions ceramics studio, a of the Catholic Church. music room, a lecture hall, several special-

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“IT IS OUR INTENT THAT OUR GRADUATES CARRY A SPIRIT OF INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY AND A LOVE OF LEARNING ON THEIR CONTINUING JOURNEY OF PERSONAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH.” use classrooms, world-class athletic facilities, an academic center, a chapel, and meditation garden – there’s a place for every student to discover their passion. Over 70 percent of CCHS students participate in one or more of the school’s 80-plus teams. “Whether you are an athlete, love to act, or have a passion for serving others, at Cathedral Catholic you gain the confidence to make a difference not only in your life but in the world around you,” said Kate, a graduate from the Class of 2017. Nicole, another recent graduate, agreed: “There is an unparalleled wealth of opportunities, and a strong support system in the students and faculty as part of the Catholic community.” 


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Cathedral Catholic 5555 Del Mar Heights Rd. | San Diego, CA 92130 858-523-4000 | www.CathedralCatholic.org

Del Mar Pines School 3975 Torrington St. | San Diego, CA 92130 858-481-5615 | www.DelMarPines.com

Encinitas Country Day 3616 Manchester Ave. | Encinitas, CA 92024 760-942-1111 | www.ECDSchools.org

Fusion Academy 512 Via De La Valle, Suite 201 | Solana Beach, CA 92075 858-792-2300 | www.FusionAcademy.com/Solana-Beach

Horizon Prep 6233 El Apajo Rd. | Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 858-381-8888 | www.HorizonPrep.org

La Jolla Country Day 9490 Genesee Ave.| La Jolla, CA 92037 858-453-3440 | www.LJCDS.org

Maranatha Christian Schools 9050 Maranatha Dr. | San Diego, CA 92127 858.759.9737 | www.MaranathaChristianSchools.org

Montessori Child Development Center 14911 Espola Rd. | Poway, CA 858-748-1727 | www.MCDCPoway.com

Pacific Ridge School 6269 El Fuerte St. | Carlsbad, CA 92009 760-448-9820 | www.PacificRidge.org

Santa Fe Christian 838 Academy Dr. | Solana Beach, CA 92075 858-755-8900 | www.SFCS.net

St. Michael’s School & Preschool 15542 Pomerado Rd. | Poway, CA 92064 858-485-1303 | www.SMSPoway.org

St. Gregory the Great Catholic School 15315 Stonebridge Pkwy. | San Diego, CA 92131 858-397-1290 | www.StGGCS.org

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

Cathedral Catholic High School is an innovative leader in Catholic, college preparatory education. Their rigorous, innovative education program is offered in a nurturing community based on the teachings of Jesus Christ and traditions of the Catholic Church. Offering elementary school students (grades K-6) a unique blend of individual attention, low student-toteacher ratios, and a robust curriculum, all taught in a safe and nurturing environment. Now in its 32nd year, Encinitas Country Day School serves preschool through eighth grade students on two beautiful campuses. The ECDS WASC-accredited educational model features a unique blend of Montessori, traditional, and 21st century instructional methods that develop well-rounded students of scholarship, integrity, and service. Fusion Academy meets students where they are and helps them thrive from their unique beginning. While the majority of students entering Fusion have academic skills at or above grade level, many report previous struggles in school for various reasons. Through Fusion’s thoughtfully designed approach of Love, Motivate, Teach, they see students change their understanding of themselves and the futures they have the power to create. College preparatory classical education for students in preschool through high school. With fully credentialed teachers, impressive college acceptances and test scores, and opportunities in arts, athletics, and technology, Horizon Prep is a distinctly different learning environment in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe. La Jolla Country Day School is an independent, college preparatory school serving students age three to grade 12. LJCDS is committed to inspiring greatness for a better world by fostering a community that leads with dignity. Maranatha Christian Schools is a college prep learning community where students experience God’s love, are equipped to fulfill God’s unique call and purpose, and excel in their God-given potential through academics, arts, and athletics. Montessori Child Development Center equips preschool and kindergarten children to create extensive knowledge of their world through exploration and observation. The Montessori teaching style is designed to promote independence, self-direction, and self-discipline, resulting in children who are engaged in learning and eager to advance. Pacific Ridge makes it easy for students to get involved and discover their passions. Activities such as service learning, clubs, arts, and athletics, considered extracurriculars at most schools, are built into the daily, weekly, and yearly calendar so all students can participate. Santa Fe Christian Schools (SFC) is a private preschool through 12th grade college preparatory school located in Solana Beach. With a 100% four-year college acceptance rate, SFC graduates are accepted into top colleges and universities across the nation. St. Michael’s School, located on a lush 25-acre campus in Poway, is a private Catholic preschool through middle school dedicated to recognizing and cultivating the unique giftedness of each student across all areas of development: intellectual, emotional, physical, creative, and spiritual. St. Gregory the Great Catholic School and Preschool is a faith-based, nurturing learning environment that promotes an attitude of stewardship and service. A rigorous academic curriculum that integrates STEM, music, and art is enhanced by after-school sports, Monart, choir, Student Store, and Academic Decathlon.

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PRIVATE SCHOOLS LIST SCHOOL NAME | CONTACT

The Bishop’s School 7607 La Jolla Blvd. | La Jolla, CA 92037 858-459-4021 | www.Bishops.com

The Grauer School 1500 S. El Camino Real | Encinitas, CA 92024 760-944-6777 | www.GrauerSchool.com

The Nativity School 6309 El Apajo Rd. | Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 858-756-6763 | www.TheNativitySchool.org

The Rhoades School Lower School: 141 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. Middle School: 910 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024 760-436-1102 | www.RhoadesSchool.com

Village Church Preschool 6225 Paseo Delicias | Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 858-756-2394 | www.VillageChurchPreschool.org

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for students grades 6 through 12 who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church. As the longest-serving independent school in North County, The Grauer School develops students who are purposeful, confident global citizens by encouraging them to develop personal passions and find their unique voices. Since opening its doors in 1996, The Nativity School in Rancho Santa Fe has been a Catholic school serving students in grades preschool through eighth dedicated to teaching Christ-centered values that develop the whole person: mind, body, and spirit. They seek what is true, love what is good, and lead by example. Since 1980, The Rhoades School has been the only school in San Diego for gifted students in kindergarten through eighth grade. They combine a challenging and robust curriculum with innovative instruction designed to meet the unique needs and passions of academically advanced, productive, creative, and socially adept students. Village Church Preschool offers engaging, inspiring curriculum for children ages two to five, along with infant and toddler music programs. Discover a lifelong love of learning in this supportive community.

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id you know that The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends all children visit the dentist by age one, or six months after their first tooth comes in? Dr. Sambath Tiep, known as Dr. Sam, knows that lifelong dental health is a result of starting children young with a pediatric dentist, whose specialized knowledge helps gain the child’s trust and ensures successful, frequent future visits. At Dr. Sam’s new Poway facility, Bright Pediatric Smiles, she’s even introduced a program called Bright Start, where uninsured patients ages two and under receive a free initial exam and cleaning. The program underscores Dr. Sam’s commitment to community and partnering with families every step of the way. Starting by sitting in an open bay of dental chairs where the child can see other patients cooperating and learning about dental care – or in a bright blue or green room for families who want more privacy – Bright Pediatric Smiles is the place! Dr. Sam provides tooth-colored fillings, digital x-rays, nitrous oxide, oral sedation, and minimally invasive options. “We go out of our way and take the time to help young patients and their families have positive and enjoyable experiences from the minute they enter our door,” she explained. A patient’s visit to Bright Pediatric Smiles starts with a big smile, and the child can pick their favorite flavor of fluoride and animal (that will make sense once they’re in the chair!), watch movies on the ceiling, and finish the fun with a trip

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he Poway Girls Softball League 12U Gold team won the USA Softball Western National Tournament, held in Medford, OR this year. They competed against 32 other teams from California, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. The Poway players went undefeated throughout the tournament, winning each of the eight games they played and scoring a total of 55 runs. Their overall season record is 38-9. The team’s roster is Alison Newman, Allie Reese, Danica Dean, Emma Enoch, Kaitlin Surber, Mackenzie Latker, Madison Loper, Mya McGowan, Reese Catton, Sofia Carter, and Sophia Burmeister. They bonded together over their shared victories and challenges over the course of the season – including facing off against the Bonita Valley team in the semi-finals and finals,

after failing to beat them previously in the season. “I have to admit we were nervous, but we dug down deep and pulled out another win,” explained Alison Newman. “To go undefeated in Nationals and claiming the title of National Champion was the biggest accomplishment I could ever ask for and to do it with my friends!” “My most challenging game was pitching seven innings in the semi-final against Bonita Valley,” agreed Allie Reese. “It was an intense one run game, against great hitters, but we played solid defense, and I had eight strike outs, and we won 4-3!” Many of the players have played on teams together before this season. “One of the hardest things about the season was knowing this was the last season I would play with some of my best friends,” said Sophia Burmeister. “I’m so glad we made an everlasting memory for both the league and ourselves! These are my softball sisters.” 

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court hearing. If, however, there is an objection by one or more beneficiaries, the sale will need to be confirmed by a confirmation hearing, and the buyer could be “outbid” by another interested party. Furthermore, the property must be professionally appraised before it can be sold, and in California the final sale price must be at least 90% of the appraised value. Since the estate must continue to make payments on any mortgages, property taxes, and insurance on the property, it can get expensive for the property to remain unsold for very long. Selling a property during probate can be long and complicated, as well as potentially risky. Hire both an estate attorney and a licensed Realtor to minimize the risk. Of

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2,238

$860,000

16085 Country Day Road

4

4

4,525

$1,440,000

17245 Cliquot

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2,352

$870,000

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5

4,135

$1,452,750

13129 Pomard Way

4

3

2,577

$875,000

16311 Espola Road

4

6

4,882

$1,625,000

17214 Saint Andrews Drive

4

3

2,194

$885,000

17952 Cielo Court

4

3

4,013

$1,639,000

13130 Triumph Drive

4

3

2,259

$905,000

15913 Overview Road

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4

5,080

$1,700,000

14444 Maplewood Street

5

4

3,099

$910,000

13591 Ranch Creek Lane

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7,155

$1,870,000

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3,139

$940,000

17767 Old Winery Court

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5

5,076

$1,876,000

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3

3

2,420

$950,920

15575 Paseo Del Arroyo

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7

6,750

$2,300,000

13110 Welton Lane

3

3

2,380

$970,000

13639 Via Serena

5

7

8,007

$2,417,500

13025 Treecrest Street

4

3

3,139

$980,000

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With about 48 miles of the planned 71 total miles completed, this trail extends from the ocean in Del Mar to the Volcan Mountain near Julian and contains eight sections with many smaller trails of varying intensity. www.sdrp.org

TORREY PINES STATE NATURAL RESERVE The main reserve area has six different trails hugging the coastline with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and acres of rare Torrey pine trees, making Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve a must on a sunny day. www.torreypine.org

DOUBLE PEAK Starting at Discovery Lake Park in San Marcos, this moderate five-mile loop trail offers panoramic views of North County at the summit. Much of the brush along the trail was burned by fires, so there is little shade on this route. www.san-marcos.net

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BLACK MOUNTAIN While Black Mountain Open Space Park contains many chaparral and sage-lined hiking trails, Black Mountain itself is only accessible by two trailheads. It’s a moderate hike to the summit, which provides 360-degree views of the surrounding area, even out to the ocean on clear days. www.sandiego.gov

IRON MOUNTAIN This popular six-mile round trip hike is moderately difficult, with a clearly marked trailhead and boulder-lined trail leading to expansive views at the summit. www.poway.org

• Use sun protection • Bring water • Hike with a partner or group • Carry a cell phone in case of an emergency • Check the website for possible trail closures • Respect local habitats and stay on the trail

DON’T: • Pick flowers or plants • Feed wild animals • Litter • Vandalize rocks or trees

MOUNT WOODSON A photo op on the famed Potato Chip Rock awaits hikers at the peak of this strenuous eightmile round trip hike. This hike is recommended for experienced hikers only and should be started early in the day. www.poway.org


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We explore a variety of educational options in our backyard including Maranatha Christian Schools’ commitment to academic excellence.