Magdalena Ecke YMCA

Story + Video: Star Wars soccer game raises money for local boy

Story + Video: Star Wars soccer game raises money for local boy

ENCINITAS — This past Sunday night, multiple Jedi, Chewbacca and Princess Leia faced off against storm troopers and Darth Vader. The saga played out — not on TV or movie screens — but a Magdalena Ecke YMCA soccer field.

YMCA skatepark renovated with variety in mind

YMCA skatepark renovated with variety in mind

ENCINITAS — Skaters took turns swooping down a 9-foot quarterpipe. With the speed from the drop, some hopped onto a rail and slid across it. Others chose to launch off a ramp on the opposite end of the street course. A few of them caught air, grabbed their boards and landed cleanly.

Kids earn chance to skate with pros

Kids earn chance to skate with pros

ENCINITAS — “If you told me four years ago my son would be on a skateboard in San Diego with Tony Hawk and Neal Mims, I would’ve told you that was pretty far-fetched,” said Michael Tobin.