Author Archive for Daniel Knighton

Olivenhain’s Haunted Hotel

Olivenhain’s Haunted Hotel

The 128-year-old Olivenhain meeting house is the perfect spot for the spooks and specters to emerge once more for the annual Olivenhain Haunted Hotel on Saturday.

Gala in the Garden

Gala in the Garden

ENCINITAS – Surrounded by the scents of blooming flora of the San Diego Botanic Garden and delectable cuisine being cooked over an open grill, the 14th annual Gala in the Garden was a feast for the senses.

LeucadiArt Walk

LeucadiArt Walk

It’s Comic-Con and gone

It’s Comic-Con and gone

SAN DIEGO — Sunday wrapped another year of Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.

Going behind the scenes with  Comic-Con’s David Glanzer

Going behind the scenes with Comic-Con’s David Glanzer

As I enter the lobby of the non-descript downtown San Diego office building, I feel a growing realization that I am here, inside the sanctum sanctorum of Geekville’ USA — The Holy of Holies, Nerd-Vana, the headquarters of Comic-Con International.

Supermoon shines over San Diego

Supermoon shines over San Diego

Photographer Daniel Knighton captures last weekend’s supermoon on Sunday as it peeks out from behind some nighttime clouds over San Diego. The supermoon event June 22 and June 23 was the closest encounter between the Earth and the moon. The moon won’t be as close again until August 2014.

Fair ushers in the crowds

Fair ushers in the crowds

Swifty swines, the Beach Boys and a pie-eating contest signal the opening of the San Diego County Fair.

Fun in the sun at the Fiesta del Sol

Fun in the sun at the Fiesta del Sol

SOLANA BEACH — Music, food, action — it was all there during the 34th annual Fiesta del Sol last weekend.

Pitcher wins celebrity classic

Pitcher wins celebrity classic

CARLSBAD — Former MLB pitcher Mark Mulder won the 15th annual Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament hosted Marshall Faulk last weekend at La Costa Resort and Spa.

Walking for a cure

Walking for a cure

Approximately 3,174 walkers participated in the annual MS Walk at Legoland on April 21 to raise money and awareness for Multiple Sclerosis.