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Name: Laureen Diephof

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Laureen has been in the communication business for many years as a photojournalist, columnist, and blogger.She served as reporter and columnist for South Monterey County Newspapers. She reported for the Soledad Bee and the Gonzales Tribune, and is currently writing feature stories for the Salinas Californian. From 2012-13, She was on a one year journey beginning in the Arctic Circle to the Sahara Desert, and many countries and small islands in between. After that she joined AmeriCorps, and served as the volunteer coordinator for the Arts Council for Monterey County. When the 10 month service was completed, she took the earned stipend and used it in Cambodia, where she stayed on a Buddhist Pagoda with the Monks and Nuns. She has written a book about her one year journey and hopes to get it published soon. Her website is: She lives in Aromas with her cat Pharaoh.

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Article 08/22/2016 Vaquero Days brings back old California Published
Article 08/29/2016 Aromas Day celebrates small-town life Published
Article 09/12/2016 Speech by author of “From the Barrio to the Board Room” engages students Published
Article 09/17/2016 Hollister School District superintendent holds meet-and-greet session Published
Article 09/27/2016 Experiencing Vertigo in San Juan Bautista Published
Article 09/27/2016 Fair Horse Show Weekend heralds this week's start of the county fair Published
Article 09/30/2016 Hollister teen chosen to design 2017 San Benito Saddle Horse Show poster Published
Article 10/08/2016 Girl Scouts head off to college Published
Article 10/04/2016 Fair wraps up its 92nd year Published
Article 10/10/2016 Program will bring chemistry to county schools Published
Article 10/12/2016 WikiWiki brings a taste of the island life to Hollister Published
Article 11/01/2016 Mission cat's story is a tale of hope Published
Article 10/16/2016 Four candidates seek three spots as Aromas/San Juan school board trustees Published
Article 11/02/2016 Store sells religious-inspired goods Published
Article 10/24/2016 Rubber tire mulch removal from playgrounds on school board agenda Published
Article 11/01/2016 For authors and for those who wish to be Published
Article 10/25/2016 Citizens make a difference in San Juan Bautista Published
Article 11/05/2016 TTK Exchange turns 'stuff' into cash Published
Article 10/31/2016 Aromas/San Juan School Board seeks more information on potential rubber mulch replacement Published
Article 11/14/2016 Authors share what inspires them to write Published
Article 11/27/2016 Rain doesn't dampen holiday spirit Published
Article 12/19/2016 Students surprised by bike giveaway from police Published
Article 12/21/2016 Get your Christmas tree and feed the animals Published
Article 12/27/2016 Parents seek funds for service dog for daughter Published
Article 12/22/2016 Solstice illuminates Mission San Juan Bautista Published
Article 01/16/2017 Mission 10 Race is a group effort Published
Article 01/17/2017 San Juan Bautista holds water forum for the public Published
Article 01/26/2017 Emmaus House volunteer effort on target Published
Article 01/30/2017 Aromas Grange is at the heart of the community Published
Article 02/11/2017 Ella DeAmaral wins Poetry Out Loud a second time Published
Article 02/24/2017 The hills are alive with art Published
Article 03/01/2017 Hollister Police Department K-9 officer gets bulletproof vest Published
Article 03/19/2017 In the wake of lawsuits, local businesses learn about ADA compliance Published
Article 03/18/2017 Tres Pinos School students raise money to fight cancer Published
Article 03/25/2017 Science Fair winners receive awards Published
Article 03/31/2017 Aromas Library gets help from friends Published
Article 04/06/2017 Community helps flood victims Published
Article 04/08/2017 A day of agriculture and fun Published
Article 04/24/2017 Artists open studios during tour Published
Article 05/09/2017 California Indian Market and Peace Dance celebrates culture Published
Article 05/12/2017 Aromas Artisans present Garden Tour on Saturday Published
Article 05/17/2017 Our Lady of Fatima centennial celebration at St. Benedict's Church Published
Article 05/23/2017 Seasonal car show revs up in Aromas Published
Article 05/21/2017 Red Cross volunteers install free fire alarms in San Juan Bautista homes Published
Article 06/05/2017 San Benito High School graduates look to the future Published
Article 06/15/2017 San Juan Bautista to bring back fiesta on Father’s Day Published
Article 06/12/2017 55 receive high school diplomas from Anzar Published
Article 06/19/2017 Aromas Home and School Club greets folks on Flower and Farm Tour Published
Article 06/20/2017 Explorer firefighters complete training, get pinned, demonstrate skills Published
Article 07/22/2017 Sports park on the horizon for Aromas Published