2016-06-09 E-Edition

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 […]

Felicita County Park is home to an amazing artists platform

“A Ship in the Woods” truly transforms Felicita Park

Residing beside a 1,000-year-old stream in the heart of Escondido lies “A Ship in the Woods.” The foundation for creative exploration had a stunning grand re-opening for its new Felicita location on Saturday. Formerly based out of Del Mar, the group focused on “cultural capital” has officially transformed their real life home in the county park into a play­house for […]

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows”: Meets its low expectations

Should I even bother getting mad at this movie for being garbage? The whole “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” franchise has been garbage since the 80’s. The movies and car­toons have never strived to be any­thing more than toy commercials, and parents hate the toys because they’re so violent. Expectations are so low that it’s virtually impossible for “Out of the […]

Concert June 12 will present fantastical music to remind us of fairy tales

The Center Chorale and the Cen­ter Children’s and Youth Chorus will present “A Concert of Fables ‘n Fairytales” at Escondido Adventist Church on June 12, 3 p.m. The Center Chorale and The Cen­ter Children’s Chorus will combine to present a concert of fantastical music that reminds us of the classic stories of childhood. Music from “Alice in Wonderland,” Hans Chris­tian […]

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 […]

Rabid Bat Found at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

A bat found at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has tested positive for rabies, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency reports. The bat was found alive on Saturday, June 11. Trained park staff collected the bat without directly touching it and no human or animal contact has been reported. County health officials are trying to […]