Groundbreaking held for Sockers' new arena
Last updated 6/3/2021 at 10:19am
For San Diego Sockers General Manager Sean Bowers, who lives in Murrieta, the Sockers' new arena in Oceanside which is expected to open in 2023 will be a closer trip than the team's current Pechanga Arena venue in San Diego. For Sockers Chief Marketing Officer Craig Elsten, who lives in La Mesa, Oceanside will be a longer trip than San Diego's Point Loma area. Elsten as well as Bowers spoke only positively about the new venue which will be called CaliFino Arena in the absence of a more lucrative naming rights arrangement.
Groundbreaking for the new arena took place May 20. "This is a day t...