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Who’s News: 1/15/21


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• Annmarie Walker of Oceanside has been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the McDaniel College Fall 2020 Dean’s List with Honors.

• Nathan Luong of Carlsbad, a Trine University student, was named to the President’s List for the Fall 2020 term. Luong is majoring in Business Administration.

• Nicolas Vanags of Oceanside, has been selected to the University of Jamestown’s Fall 2020 Dean’s List.

• Sarah Fermor of Carmel Valley, graduated Dec. 18 with a doctor of chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic’s West campus in San Jose.


Escondido’s One Stop Systems, Inc.. offering specialized high-performance edge computing, has expanded its engagement at a major military prime contractor with its fourth major program win. This latest program, named “Orange Gear,” involves building an AI system consisting of a cluster of three OSS custom GPU-accelerated rugged servers. The server cluster has been designed to meet the unique power and ruggedization requirements of this airborne application.


The Vista Chamber of Commerce welcomed new members Triskell Restorations, Inc., Barrel & Stave Pour House and La Banana Fruits to its 2021 membership.


San Marcos resident and author Mikal Shumate has published a new book that offers a simplified look at spiritual practices for a healthier existence. Readers of all backgrounds may find a path towards gaining a greater sense of peace and happiness in “Blue-Collar Enlightenment: A Guide to an Awakened Consciousness for Ordinary People.” To learn more, visit


Feeding San Diego has partnered with local San Diego resident and surfer Rob Machado to take a big step toward sustainability at its volunteer training center. A new partnership with the pro athlete’s nonprofit, the Rob Machado Foundation, will help to eliminate the need for single-use plastic bottles at the organization’s volunteer training center in Sorrento Valley through a new water refill station. The center is the hub for its more than 10,000 annual volunteers that help sort and glean produce before sending it out into the community. The water refill station will keep volunteers hydrated and promote zero waste practices, allowing reusable bottles to replace single-use plastics.


Tuesday Morning and certain of its subsidiaries (collectively “Tuesday Morning” or the “Company”) announced Jan. 4 that it has successfully completed its financial and operational reorganization and emerged from Chapter 11. Tuesday Morning is supported by a $110 million asset-backed lending facility provided by J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America. The Company has further optimized its store footprint and is keeping 490 of its best performing stores.


The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation opened its GroMoreGood Grassroots Grants with national nonprofit KidsGardening. This grant program is designed to bring garden and greenspace programming to children nationwide. The 2021 application is available now at and will be open until 11:59 p.m. Feb. 4, 2021. Grants, ranging from $500 to $1,000, will be awarded based on youth engagement, community impact, and sustainability. Winners will be announced March 20.


Following the 3.4M earthquake Dec. 31, in Mill Valley, Ka-Pow Public Relations reminds the public about no-cost early warning resources available from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). Cal OES currently has a public awareness campaign at to promote the Earthquake Warning California system, which includes resources like the MyShake App, Android Earthquake Alerts, and Wireless Emergency Alerts to give mobile users a few moments notice to take protective actions before shaking begins.