Blog

Committee takes bus trip to possible skateboard park locations – Fayetteville Observer

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Monica Vendituoli Staff writer @mvendituoli City staff and members of the Parks and Recreation Bond Projects Committee took a bus trip to visit five possible sites for a skateboard park Wednesday night. Committee Chairwoman Kathy Jensen said there is no location that stands out for the city right now. “Everything is an option,” Jensen said. “We are looking at whatever is best for all residents.” The…

Commuting by skateboard at UCD has advantages – Davis Enterprise

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Lots of people travel to class and work at UC Davis by bicycle. Some walk and some drive their cars. But there is another, growing class of commuters: skateboarders. Kevin Fang and Susan Handy at the UCD Institute for Transportation Studies have conducted a survey of skateboard commuters, based on interviews at UCD, and they reported the findings recently in the journal Transportation. “Skateboard travel is relatively unexplored in transportation…

Skateboard racing speeds into Arlington for Centennial Sk8 Festival … – Arlington Times

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

ARLINGTON – Longboarders from the Pacific Northwest and around the world wheeled into Arlington over the weekend for the 5th annual Centennial Sk8 Festival. Angela and Chris Kuhn, the Arlington couple who coordinate the races and festival locally and are themselves riders along with their four children, raved about the event. “It has been a great success,” Angela Kuhn said, adding, “I would love for more of…

Skateboard racing speeds into Arlington for Centennial Sk8 Festival (slideshow) – Arlington Times

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

ARLINGTON – Longboarders from the Pacific Northwest and around the world wheeled into Arlington over the weekend for the 5th annual Centennial Sk8 Festival. Angela and Chris Kuhn, the Arlington couple who coordinate the races and festival locally and are themselves riders along with their four children, raved about the event. “It has been a great success,” Angela Kuhn said, adding, “I would love for more of…

Skateboard racing speeds into Arlington for Centennial Sk8 Festival (slideshow) – Marysville Globe

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

ARLINGTON – Longboarders from the Pacific Northwest and around the world wheeled into Arlington over the weekend for the 5th annual Centennial Sk8 Festival. Angela and Chris Kuhn, the Arlington couple who coordinate the races and festival locally and are themselves riders along with their four children, raved about the event. “It has been a great success,” Angela Kuhn said, adding, “I would love for more of…

Skateboard racing speeds into Arlington for Centennial Sk8 Festival … – Marysville Globe

Monday, September 25, 2017

ARLINGTON – Longboarders from the Pacific Northwest and around the world wheeled into Arlington over the weekend for the 5th annual Centennial Sk8 Festival. Angela and Chris Kuhn, the Arlington couple who coordinate the races and festival locally and are themselves riders along with their four children, raved about the event. “It has been a great success,” Angela Kuhn said, adding, “I would love for more of…

Londonderry Police Officer Makes Safety Pitch on a Skateboard – Nhpr – New Hampshire Public Radio

Monday, September 25, 2017

Renaissance-style frescoes are rare in this country. Yet one hangs on a wall in Nashua’s community theater. At the Court Street building, summer campers dance and run through the hallways. The room is jammed and the kids barely notice the mural with its bright sun shining on Main Street icons, parks and river-ways.

Londonderry Police Officer Makes Safety Pitch on a Skateboard – New Hampshire Public Radio

Monday, September 25, 2017

Renaissance-style frescoes are rare in this country. Yet one hangs on a wall in Nashua’s community theater. At the Court Street building, summer campers dance and run through the hallways. The room is jammed and the kids barely notice the mural with its bright sun shining on Main Street icons, parks and river-ways.

Da Shadow: Broken fencing, skateboard park – Thegardenisland.com

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017 12:05 am Da Shadow: Broken fencing, skateboard park Jerome Freitas – Da Shadow The Garden Island Newspaper | 0 comments Editor’s note: Old-timers might still remember the introduction from “The Shadow” radio program: “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!” Jerome Freitas, a retired state Department of Transportation worker who is now better known as Da Shadow, since 2004 has…

Man on skateboard killed after being hit by car in Burien Saturday … – The B-Town Blog (blog)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Posted by Scott Schaefer on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 9:03 am Filed under Burien News, Headlines, Life · Tagged with Accident, Burien, crash, Death, news, skateboard, skateboarder

Man on skateboard killed after being hit by car in Burien Saturday morning – The B-Town Blog (blog)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Posted by Scott Schaefer on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 9:03 am Filed under Burien News, Headlines, Life · Tagged with Accident, Burien, crash, Death, news, skateboard, skateboarder

Homeless man beaten with skateboard in unprovoked attack dies – Los Angeles Times

Friday, September 22, 2017

A sleeping homeless man who was beaten with a skateboard in what witnesses described as an unprovoked attack in North Park over the weekend has died, San Diego police said Thursday. The victim, identified as 55-year-old Arthur Angulo of San Diego, had been hospitalized since Saturday after he was found about 4:30 a.m. in an alley off El Cajon Boulevard near Idaho Street, San Diego police homicide Lt. Todd Griffin…

Homeless Man Brutally Beaten With Skateboard Has Died: SDPD – NBC 7 San Diego

Friday, September 22, 2017

Police are investigating the violent killing of a homeless man who was brutally beaten with a skateboard in North Park and died from his injuries Thursday. Arthur Angulo, 55, of San Diego was sleeping in an alleyway last Saturday, when he was approached by a man carrying a skateboard. Without warning, the stranger began smashing the skateboard over the victim’s head multiple times. A married couple who lives near the…

Cumberland introduces after-school skateboard program – My Comox Valley Now

Friday, September 22, 2017

The Village of Cumberland is introducing a new after-school skateboarding program for young students. The Village is teaming up with the Cumberland Community School Society (CCSS) and the Get on Board Youth Society for the project. The program will run on Tuesdays throughout the month of October after school. It will teach kids not only how to skateboard, but proper skate-park etiquette and maintenance. The Village unveiled its new…

Homeless man dies after being beaten with skateboard … – fox5sandiego.com

Thursday, September 21, 2017

SAN DIEGO — A 55-year-old homeless man who suffered severe head injuries when he was beaten with a skateboard in North Park died Thursday after he was taken off life support, police said. Arthur Angulo of San Diego was sleeping about 4:30 a.m. Saturday in an alley in the 2800 block of El Cajon Boulevard when he was assaulted without apparent motive, sustaining “visible signs of major trauma to his…

Homeless man dies after being beaten with skateboard – fox5sandiego.com

Thursday, September 21, 2017

SAN DIEGO — A 55-year-old homeless man who suffered severe head injuries when he was beaten with a skateboard in North Park died Thursday after he was taken off life support, police said. Arthur Angulo of San Diego was sleeping about 4:30 a.m. Saturday in an alley in the 2800 block of El Cajon Boulevard when he was assaulted without apparent motive, sustaining “visible signs of major trauma to his…

Homeless man beaten with skateboard in North Park has died – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thursday, September 21, 2017

A sleeping homeless man who was beaten with a skateboard in what witnesses described as an unprovoked attack in North Park over the weekend has died, San Diego police said Thursday. The victim, identified as 55-year-old Arthur Angulo of San Diego, had been hospitalized since Saturday after he was found about 4:30 a.m. in an alley off El Cajon Boulevard near Idaho Street with serious head trauma, San Diego police…

Rock n’ rolling with Morro Bay skateboarding legend Jack Smith – The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Just as skateboarding is deeply rooted in California culture, Jack Smith is equally rooted in Morro Bay. Smith, 60, the skateboarding legend from the sport’s “Golden Era” of the 1970s and most recently, publisher and curator, first stepped foot on a skateboard in 1964 — the year the city was founded. He has skateboarded across the country four times since 1976, most recently in 2013. I remember when I first…

Skateboard contest aims to help fund night lighting for San Clemente’s Ralphs Skate Court – OCRegister

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Will Bogusiewicz jumps to grind a rail during the 17th annual San Clemente Open in San Clemente on Saturday, September 16, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG) Soren Cappadocia does a grab trick during the 17th annual San Clemente Open in San Clemente on Saturday, September 16, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG) Alex Barela grinds during the 17th annual San Clemente Open in…

Teen flown to hospital after skateboard accident – Camp Verde Bugle

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

COTTONWOOD – A 17-year-old boy was flown to Flagstaff Medical Center Tuesday morning after falling off a skateboard in the 4500 block of Mustang Drive in Verde Village. Around 11:15 a.m., the Verde Valley Fire District responded to a call regarding a head injury. Arriving crews found the disoriented teenager in the middle of the street, according to a news release from VVFD. His head injury was the result…