Author Archive for daniel.knighton

Fletcher Cove’s beach blanket movie night

Race to the Finish

It’s another dash to the finish line now that the Del Mar racing season has begun. Opening Day brought out the pomp and circumstance, the hats and the thrill of the stretch run. Races will run through the summer, ending Sept. 7, with the track going dark every Monday (except Labor Day) and every Tuesday. […]

Win, place, show

It’s another dash to the finish line now that the Del Mar racing season has begun. Opening Day brought out the pomp and circumstance, the hats and the thrill of the stretch run. Races will run through the summer, ending Sept. 7, with the track going dark every Monday except Labor Day and every Tuesday. […]

Annual World Championship bocce ball contest draws large crowd

DEL MAR — Dog Beach was brimming with Bocce-ballers for the sold out 31st annual Vigilucci’s Beach Bocce Ball World Championship July 16. Apart from all of the fun on the fields of play, the event served to raise funds for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad.

Dancing teens

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

Mr. Murtaugh’s indignation aside, smoking is suicide. I dare any smoker (who survives) to argue any different. Feel that rush when you light up? It’s the blood vessels in your lungs shrinking and restricting the flow of life to your heart and brain. Put a noose around your neck, and for the first few seconds […]

Hammer time

CARMEL VALLEY — The Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club and San Diego Adaptive Sports Foundation recently sponsored the third annual Wheelchair Basketball West Coast Regional Finals. Held Jan. 10 and Jan. 11 at Canyon Crest Academy, the basketball tournament was designed for middle and high school students with disabilities. The San Diego Hammer, the foundation’s […]

Taking the plunge

A few hundred people participated in the 24th annual Del Mar Penguin Plunge, held Jan. 1 in front of the Lifeguard Headquarters. Sponsored by the Del Mar Lifeguards, the event challenged aspiring “penguins” to a chilly dip in the Pacific, as water temperatures hovered around 60 degrees. Participants were rewarded with doughnuts and cocoa from […]

Takin’ it to the streets

Thousands of attendees braved the drizzly weather to browse what is touted as the largest one-day street fair in the country.

Looks like team spirit

San Marcos High students show their pride during the homecoming game Oct. 24. From left, Nick Berkelo, Zach Carson and Jovhan Gellagoy.