Times-Advocate Shorts



Calvin Christian to host camps this summer Calvin Christian School will host a number of camps and classes this summer. Parents of children, ages 5-12, are invited to sign up and reg­ister for camps and classes beginning mid-June. Some of the camps and classes that are being offered include Lego Engineering, Basketball, Base­ball, Cotillion and Art. Visit http:// www.calvinchristianescondido.org to […]

Queen Califia sculpture garden open Saturday



Weather permitting, Queen Cali­fia’s Magical Circle in Kit Carson Park (3333 Bear Valley Parkway) will be open to the public this Sat­urday June 11, from 9 a.m. to noon. Queen Califia docents will be on site to answer questions. Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is the only American sculpture gar­den and the last major international project created by French artist Niki […]

Bilingual book discussion group meets at Escondido Library



Rincón Literario (The Literary Cor­ner), Escondido Public Library’s Bi­lingual Book Discussion Group, will meet on Saturday, June 18, from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This event is part of the Library’s annual Summer Reading Challenge for kids, teens, and adults, which runs from June 13 to July 31 and encour­ages community members of all ages to Exercise […]

‘Setting the record straight’

~ Just getting even

I’m focused. I’m determined. I’m confident that I’ll meet my deadline as I type away on my computer in my home office. All of the sudden a most- annoying high decibel shriek from my 11 year old daughter Lily breaks my concentration. “What the hell just happened?” I angrily bellow in reply as I leap from my chair to access […]

On the Menu



Since the San Diego County Fair is back for another fun filled month, I thought I would make some easy Fair inspired eats for your tummy plea­sure. The smell of fried food, chili and fun, fill the air and really make calories not count. I like to make Chili not only in the colder months (because let’s be hon­est, is […]

COMMUNITY CALENDAR



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Respecting our elders: protect them from elder abuse



Editor’s Note: National Elder Abuse Prevention Day is June 16. Recently I learned of a shock­ing situation occurring to an older friend of mine. She was systemati­cally being abused psychologically and economically by acquaintanc­es in her own home and none of her friends suspected. She is just one example of the shameful and un­derreported rise of elder abuse in our […]

Escondido Choral Arts “Fables ‘n Fairytales” Concert – Sunday



CONCERT THIS SUNDAY Hope to see you there! The Center ChoraleThe Center Children’s and Youth Chorus Sunday, June 12, 20163:00 PM Escondido Adventist Church1305 Deodar Rd Tickets:  $20, $10 Students (under 12 free)Phone:  800 838-3006www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2520413 Dear Friends of Choral Singing,I hope you plan to join us this Sunday.  Since we are performing in a different venue that may be a little […]

Tree Trimming in Kit Carson Park



Trees in Kit Carson Park will be pruned during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17. Park users are advised that during that week there will be intermittent park road closures, as needed, along the main through road from Las Palmas south to Bear Valley Parkway near the adult softball fields.  […]

Cal Fire suspends burn permits



While recent rains this winter and spring have been a welcome sight in California, drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region prompting Cal Fire to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of San Diego and Imperial Counties.  Cal Fire is responsible for wildland areas that are outside of city limits. […]


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