November 10, 2022

James K. Polk, born Nov. 2, 1795, manifested US destiny

Last week marked a time steeped in manifest destiny. Manifest Destiny. Not a term one hears much today, and a concept liberals and conservatives might debate from both sides of the ideological divide, but an organizing principle from 19th Century America with massive implications for modern day America. This, then, is a pretty good week to consider President James K. Polk. Nov. 2 marks Polk’s…


Del Mar’s ninth fall racing meet begins Friday, Nov. 11

Hats, or no hats, what first started in 2014 continues forward this year when Del Mar’s ninth fall racing meet – the “Bing Crosby Season” in honor of the track’s iconic founder – begins its four-week run Friday and goes through to Sunday, December 4. Racing will be conducted over 13 days primarily on a Friday, Saturday, Sunday basis each week with a first post…