Fifty competitors took to the 11-foot bowl and 13-foot vert ramp at Magdalena Ecke YMCA Skatepark to vie for part of the Exposure $20,000 prize purse on Nov. 8. The competition was open to female skateboarders only, and drew top professionals including Lizzie Armanto, Julz Lynn, Allysha Bergado, Arianna Carmona and event founder Amelia Brodka.
San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU), San Diego’s largest locally based financial institution, as part of its ongoing commitment to promote identity theft prevention and awareness and go green, has announced that free shredding services will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the SDCCU Encinitas branch at 501 North El Camino Real.
As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t see or be seen. “With fewer daylight hours in fall and winter, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are working properly so your visibility is not compromised and you can be seen by others,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “From the driver’s seat, you may not notice a light that isn’t working, so inspect all of your car’s lights and replace those that are out. Also, inspect and replace wiper blades so you can see clearly when wet weather hits.”
All that is familiar about Del Mar will be new when the track opens its 15-day autumn meeting today. Famous for its summer meeting, Del Mar has added a four-week meeting this month, replacing racing dates previously held at Hollywood Park, which closed last December. For racing fans, horsemen, track executives, and everyone else, the autumn meeting starts with questions.
The three Main Street programs in Encinitas have all partnered together to provide nine new pieces of public art along the coast in Encinitas. The Leucadia 101 Main Street, the Cardiff 101 Main Street and the Encinitas 101 Main Street have all selected artists to paint SDG&E electrical boxes as part of their commitment to enhancing the public experience along the coastal corridor through public art. This beautification project will be completed with generous grant funds from the City of Encinitas and Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program.