Author Archive for Tony Cagala

The sound of thousands of feet running

The sound of thousands of feet running

ENCINITAS – Sneakers were laced up and hundreds of runners were ready to hit the streets along Coast Highway 101 – and hit the streets they did on Super Bowl Sunday for the third annual Cardiff Kook 10k/5k run.

Musician Wu Man carries with her a sense of responsibility

Musician Wu Man carries with her a sense of responsibility

CARLSBAD — The instrument she plays has a history of more than 2,000 years. But for Wu Man, the preeminent pipa musician, she believes that there must be a reason why the old instrument still exists today.

Kook costume contest is a serious matter

Kook costume contest is a serious matter

ENCINITAS — Before the race even begins, a completely different, yet equally serious competition has gotten underway.

They’ve got mail

They’ve got mail

Pen pals as children, friends meet for first time in Encinitas after 66 years

Torrey continues to draw, yield new winners

Torrey continues to draw, yield new winners

SAN DIEGO — “There’s not many lists on the PGA Tour where your name is as close to Tiger Woods, is ever a bad thing,” said Scott Stallings not long after his name was etched onto the Farmers Insurance Open trophy.

Idea for race isn’t so ‘Kooky’

Idea for race isn’t so ‘Kooky’

The first year of the race, Steve Lebherz, co-founder of the annual Cardiff Kook 10K/5K run, wasn’t expecting the crowd turn out they got. It even surprised a lot the churches in the area, too.

Rain dance raises awareness

Rain dance raises awareness

In Oceanside on Saturday, Gil “Bluefeather” Fernandez and several Native Americans gathered to perform a rain dance and raise awareness of the drought situation that the state is currently facing.

Dancing for rain

Dancing for rain

Native American tradition will call on universe to take notice

North County cities get dismal grades in tobacco prevention

North County cities get dismal grades in tobacco prevention

Only Solana Beach received a “B” grade in a report from the American Lung Association

A matter of ‘trying to keep people safe’

A matter of ‘trying to keep people safe’

CHP is increasing watch over motorist, cyclist infractions