CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1999 |
Bikers, hikers and in-line skaters will be treated to a continuous trail system in Irvine if city and county officials can agree to a cost-sharing plan to complete missing links in the San Diego Creek and Peters Canyon Wash trails. In 1994, City Council members put off construction of two missing links south of Barranca Parkway because they thought the $2.6-million price tag was too steep.
September 3, 1999
1 Aliso Niguel High School, Wolverine Stadium 2800 Terrace View, Aliso Niguel Directions: Interstate 5 to Alicia Parkway. South to Aliso Creek Road. Aliso Creek Road to Terrace View. Turn east and follow to Deerhurst; stadium on right. Parking: School lot and surrounding streets Capacity: 2,675 Who plays there: Aliso Niguel Noteworthy: County's newest stadium opened in 1994. * 2 Bolsa Grande High School 9401 Westminster Ave. Directions: Garden Grove Freeway to Brookhurst Avenue.
August 11, 1999 |
San Juan Hills Country Club in San Juan Capistrano provides a happy medium for budget-conscious golfers in South Orange County. Sure it may not offer ocean views or even cheaper green fees such as San Clemente, but you won't have to go to extremes--like 4 a.m. trips to the pro shop--to secure tee times. San Juan Hills' green fees also are more affordable than San Clemente's other public course, Shorecliffs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1999 |
Military officials have signed an interim lease to allow uninterrupted use of recreation facilities at El Toro Marine base after the military leaves July 2. Orange County supervisors approved the lease earlier this month. Facilities to remain open to the public after base closure are the golf course, horse stables, officer's club, child development center, indoor pool and recreational vehicle storage.
March 11, 1999
WEBSITE OF SKATE PARKS A listing of parks in the U.S., including addresses, directions, and a description of their terrains. www.skateboarding.com/skateparks/ SOUTHLAND SKATE PARKS Escondido Sports Center 323 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido (760) 738-5425 * Huntington Beach Skate Park No. 1 Murdy Park 7000 Norma Drive (at Goldenwest Street) * Huntington Beach Skate Park No.
March 11, 1999 |
When Jacob Powell looks down the edge of an 11-foot vertical ramp at the Skate Street skateboard park in Ventura, the only thing on his mind is speed. Powell, of Laguna Niguel, has no fear, even though he is only 4 years old and 3 foot 7. He is among the fastest-growing segment of U.S. skateboarders, according to American Sports Data Inc., which counted 8.2 million skateboarders of all ages in 1997. (Hard-core skaters 6 to 11 make up 14.9% of that figure.