PHOTO: A sweet start to summer

Summer officially began at 4:28 a.m. today as the summer solstice was reached. The solstice has the longest period of daylight and the shortest night of the year. People in the southern hemisphere have the first day of winter to look forward to today, meaning maximum darkness for them. Luke Konjoyan, 3, enjoys a doughnut on his dad, Mike’s, shoulders Saturday at the closing ceremonies of the Los Osos Little League.