“Local Color” lecture panel Aug. 26 at museum

Get an exclusive look into the art process of some of our Local Color Artists, including artists Robin Erickson, Ken Goldman, Elaine Harvey, and Charles Rouse at a lecture Sunday, August 26 at the Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. The artists will discuss their watercolor artwork and the creative process they go through to achieve their […]

Grand Tea Room to host “Sense and Sensibility” beginning Sept. 7

The 413 Project Theater will open a play adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility” September 7, at the Grand Tea Room in Escondido. Based on the classic novel, two sisters, Elinor and Marianne, are thrust into poverty by their brother’s scheming and manipulative wife. Reduced to living with their mother in a tiny cottage with their prospects for marriage […]

First Day at Orange Glen High

Members of the newly formed Orange Glen High School Alumni Association helped current students at OGHS celebrate the first day of school last week. Photos Courtesy OGHS. More info on the new association: www.OGAlumni.org

Indie Group Run River North kicks off the Levitt AMP Escondido Music Series

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will commence the first Levitt AMP Escondido Music Series on Saturday, August 25, from 4–7 p.m. Headlining the first weekend of the festival is Run River North who will perform at 5:30 p.m. . with the opener, Coral Bells starting everything off at 4 p.m. Indie outfit Run River North recently released their […]

Pardee Homes celebrates National Non-Profit Day with A Step Beyond

To celebrate Friday’s National Non-Profit Day, Pardee Homes announced its collaboration with A Step Beyond on their Dave Langlois Youth Center in Escondido.  When complete, the Center will help A Step Beyond continue to empower underserved children to transform their lives, families, and communities by providing opportunity to expand their expectations and ambitions through dance, academic support, and family services. […]

Lake Wohlford to return to weekends only Sept. 4

After Labor Day Lake Wohlford will be open only on weekends until December. Park hours: 6 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (open seven days a week) dock closes: 7 p.m. Last Plant:  750 lbs. of Channel Catfish Friday August 3. Next Plant:  Rainbow Trout in December. Water temperature: At surface 81.14 f., 6.35 D.O. @ 15’ 81.68 f., 5.36 D.O. Water […]

River conservancy named a “top-rated” nonprofit

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC) announced today it has been named a “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. “We are honored to be named a 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit,” said Trish Boaz, Executive Director of SDRVC. “We are proud of our accomplishments this year, including partnering with public and private […]

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Library launches “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” Learning to read is an early indicator of academic success. Even before school begins, kids get critical literacy skills from parents and caregivers. Reading, discussing books, and singing out loud contribute to a child’s language development skills. “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” is intended for parents with children ages birth to 5 years old. Kickoff […]

Sinking of the first nuclear submarine subject of Sept. 8 talk

The San Diego Archaeological Center announces USS Thresher Disaster: Sinking of the First Nuclear Submarine, a presentation and discussion by Captain Jim Bryant, U.S. Navy (Retired) on Saturday, September 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., as part of their Second Saturday Series.   The event will be held at the San Diego Archaeological Center located at 16666 San Pasqual […]

CCAE plans to “Swing it up” for final Jazz Jam Sessions

Join the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on the last Friday of August for the finale of Jazz Jam Sessions music series!  In lieu of “the jam,” they will have swing dancing with the Zzymzzy Sextet.  Enjoy live music and dancing under the stars or just watch while you enjoy food and drinks from the food truck market and […]