On Thursday, Aug. 8, the One Paseo project presented a parade of project planners who patronized people of Carmel Valley with pretty pictures of pods, piazzas, pearls and platoons purporting to placate problems posed by their project plans. Pardon my p’s, but it was pathetic.
Before the Wright brothers made their historic first flight at Kitty Hawk, in December of 1903, they experimented with unmanned aircraft. The ultimate goal for their endeavor was for an on-board human being to control a powered aircraft over an extended distance. They succeeded.
Buried deep in one of my filing cabinets, I recently discovered a wonderful history of Hot Wheels® from Mattel. If memory serves me correctly, they distributed it at their 40th. anniversary celebration of Hot Wheels®, back in August of 2008.
A bill some say is long overdue and others call controversial has passed both the state Assembly and the full Senate and is expected to be signed into law soon by the governor.
One of the most fun events in San Diego each year is Comic-Con. My goal was to find cool things that move you. So, with camera in hand and a large Comic-Con bag on my shoulders, I walked the floor of the Convention Center, attended some panels and experienced some of what was free for all to see and enjoy in the Gaslamp Quarter.
It was an automated announcement saying everything was fine and the fire was not affecting any camp activities.
So there I was, preparing my Mustang for an SCCA autocross one fine Sunday morning at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium, when it arrived. Looking quite regal with its gold paint and interior, crown emblems and distinctive chopped roof, the 1980 Volvo Coupé by Bertone attracts attention like a magnet. The un-Volvo-like roof is what does it. I hadn’t seen one of these cars in many years so, as I usually do when I spot a rare automobile, I went over to check it out. That led to a picture-taking session and a desire to learn more about this car.
A journalism class at La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad that was threatened with closure was saved after students rallied to defend the class.
Each year car clubs participate in Car Shows at the Fair, competitive events which feature their particular brand, model or type of automobile. This particular day the cars belonged to members of the Mustang Club of San Diego.
After moving sixth grade into middle school beginning this fall, the Rancho Santa Fe School District will join most other school districts nationally that group sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders together.