Author Archive for Daniel Knighton

The Carlsbad 5000

The Carlsbad 5000

Fireworks fly in Fontana

Fireworks fly in Fontana

FONTANA — Fireworks didn’t wait until the race was over as Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano got tangled on the final lap, which allowed Kyle Busch to sneak around the outside for the win at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 in Fontana last weekend.

New brewery in Solana Beach offers a little culture

New brewery in Solana Beach offers a little culture

SOLANA BEACH — A trio of local brewers’ dreams and hard work came to fruition in the form of a new brewery/tasting room. 

A day at the tide pools

A day at the tide pools

Photographer Daniel Knighton catches some of the sights at Swami’s tide pools over the weekend.

Who’s There?

Who’s There?

SAN DIEGO — The Who brought their “Quadrophenia and More” tour to the Valley View Casino Center Tuesday.

Walking with the birds

Walking with the birds

Bird lovers visit Carlsbad’s Batiquitos Lagoon, taking part in the Bird Walk along the North Shore Trail, beginning at the Nature Center.

Finding ways to beat the heat

Finding ways to beat the heat

COAST CITIES — After more than a week of excessive heat and humidity roasting North County communities, residents both on the coast and inland head to the beaches and lagoons in search of relief. Temperatures are expected to drop into the high 70s at the coast and mid-80s inland by Friday, according to the National […]

“Kook” gets “Banksy-ed”

“Kook” gets “Banksy-ed”

The Cardiff “kook” statue is the victim of another shenanigan last Saturday.

Getting to know ‘Gooch’

Getting to know ‘Gooch’

FONTANA — The Coast News photographer Daniel Knighton went to the 16th Annual NASCAR Auto Club 400 in Fontana and caught up with Escondido native Jeff “Gooch” Patterson for a quick Q&A.

Three questions with golfer In-Kyung Kim

Three questions with golfer In-Kyung Kim

CARLSBAD — Three questions were posed to professional golfer and Rancho Santa Fe resident In-Kyung Kim during a practice session Tuesday before the start of the KIA Classic at the La Costa Resort and Spa March 22.How does it feel playing so close to home?