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Local Families

The Lupica Family Has a Positive Effect on Their Community
12 months ago

The Lupica Family Has a Positive Effect on Their Community

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Always Sunny

The Lupica family members are all proud to be lifelong Vista residents. Parents Joe and Melanie met while students at Rancho Buena Vista High School, because their lockers …
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The Grimbles Strengthen Family and Friendships in 92081
1 year ago

The Grimbles Strengthen Family and Friendships in 92081

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Good Friends & Family Rituals

When Tonjia Grimble accepted a friend’s invitation to go swing dancing, she had no idea it would be the night she would meet her …
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The Sherwood Family Created Fight ALD to Fight Illness Through Education
1 year ago

The Sherwood Family Created Fight ALD to Fight Illness Through Education

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Honoring Sawyer’s Legacy

The Sherwoods moved here from Boulder, CO in 2000, where Bill began working in the brewing industry 26 years ago. Janis and Bill met working in Boulder’s …
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James and Alicia Countryman Were Meant To Be
2 years ago

James and Alicia Countryman Were Meant To Be

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Picture Perfect

As fate would have it, James and Alicia Countryman met on Valentine’s Day. “Our first date was on Valentine’s Day, as was my parents’ first date, and this …
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The Petitt Family Built the First Straw Bale Home in Vista
2 years ago

The Petitt Family Built the First Straw Bale Home in Vista

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Earth-Friendly Family

James and Josie Petitt have lived in Vista for almost a decade. While James, an engineer with ViaSat, Inc., is originally from Albuquerque, NM, Josie grew up locally …
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The Estrada-Ewart Family Has an Amazing Network of Support
2 years ago

The Estrada-Ewart Family Has an Amazing Network of Support

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Celebrity Connections

How many families can say that their children have skateboarded with Tony Hawk, fist-bumped Mark Wahlberg, and even received a voicemail from the cartoon character Bart Simpson, …
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The Barton Clan is Devoted to Helping Others
2 years ago

The Barton Clan is Devoted to Helping Others

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Big Family Devotion

The Bartons first moved to Vista from Tijuana, Mexico in 1997, when there were only four children in the family. Fast forward 18 years and the Barton …
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Keeping It Local
2 years ago

Keeping It Local

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The Bowman Family Finds the Perfect Fit in Vista

While Josh and Maria Bowman have spent a good portion of their lives in and around North County, they found their …
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The Hoffmans May Not Be Biologically Related but Their Family Bond is Strong
2 years ago

The Hoffmans May Not Be Biologically Related but Their Family Bond is Strong

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A Special Kind of Family

The Hoffman family’s story is truly unique. Janet grew up on a farm in southeastern Minnesota, and although she had a great childhood, as a young …
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The Fermin Family
3 years ago

The Fermin Family

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This Athletic and Involved Family Thrives in California Summit Shadowridge

College choices brought Ernie and Judy to Southern California. After receiving a degree from Long Beach State University, Ernie completed …
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