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Samantha Nelson

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Samantha Nelson covers Oceanside, Camp Pendleton and the decommissioning San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. She earned her journalism degree from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and has previously reported for The Athens Messenger in Athens, Ohio, and USA Today in McLean, Virginia. For story tips and ideas, contact her at [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter: @samm1son
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Improving life, promoting liberty and pursuing happiness

Samantha Nelson
OCEANSIDE — For 10 years, Life of Liberty has been serving adults with developmental disabilities while also encouraging independence among its participants. Also known as
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Learning tradition and patience through basket weaving

Samantha Nelson
OCEANSIDE — Patience is a learned virtue for Diania Caudell. As she recovered from a back surgery in 2001, she learned patience by picking up
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Oceanside Senior Citizens Association to close

Samantha Nelson
The Oceanside Senior Citizens Association, a nonprofit organization providing meals and transportation to seniors since 1975, is slated to end operations on Dec. 28.
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Oceanside recognizes San Luis Rey Band of Mission Indians

Samantha Nelson
OCEANSIDE — In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, City Council once again acknowledged the San Luis Rey Band of Mission Indians at its
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O’side Turkey Trot gets families to ‘move their feet before they eat’

Samantha Nelson
Nearly 10,000 people hit the streets of downtown Oceanside on Thanksgiving morning for the 13th annual Frontwave Credit Union O’side Turkey Trot.