News from the San Carlos/Lake Murray Recreation Council

News from the Allied Gardens, San Carlos Recreation Councils – Nov. 17, 2017

By Terry Cords Registration for the very popular Allied Gardens Recreation Center Winter Basketball program starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 with online registration at The cost is $70, payable by cash, check or credit card. The season starts with practices in December and games beginning in January 2018. Proof of age […]

The man behind the star parties

By Leslie Perkins

Fun activities at Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) are the regular star-viewing parties that are held by trail guide George Varga at the Kumeyaay Lake Campground Day Use Parking Lot. George is a special person to MTRP who is enthusiastic and dedicated, and I have quickly learned how appreciated he is by all who get to experience his astronomy program. At a recent Saturday evening star viewing, people were able to see a beautiful, thin crescent moon, Saturn and its magical rings, the Andromeda Galaxy (M31), its companion M32, and Globular Cluster M22, and even the bright International Space Station passing almost overhead.

News from the San Carlos Area Council

By Mickey Zeichick Meetings roundup The next meeting of the San Carlos Area Council (SCAC) will be Wednesday, March 1 at 6 p.m. at the San Carlos Branch Library at 7265 Jackson Drive. Our meetings are open to the public and our speaker will be Emma Santer, development specialist at the San Diego office of […]

San Carlos Recreation Council news – Nov. 20

by John Pilch The major event for October was the Annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 30 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Events included a costume contest, bake walk, games, jumpers, a DJ and a laser tag set-up in the outdoor basketball court. We hope the 350-plus attendees had an enjoyable time. We presented families […]

News from the San Carlos Recreation Council – Aug. 21

by John Pilch The major action item on the Sept. 16 San Carlos/Lake Murray Recreation Council agenda will be an application by T-Mobile for a Conditional Use Permit to install “two new 70-foot-tall light standards, supporting antennas, and an above-ground equipment enclosure and park equipment storage room.”

Rec Council to consider opening up fields at Gage Elementary

By John Pilch The major action item on the May 20 San Carlos/Lake Murray Recreation Council meeting is the proposed Joint-Use Agreement to install artificial turf on the field at Gage Elementary School on Boulder Lake Avenue in San Carlos. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Rec Center, 6445 Lake Badin Ave., in […]