2016-06-30 E-Edition

Escondido college roundup

If you are an Escondido resident at­tending college anywhere in the coun­try, in fact anywhere in the world, we want to know what you are up to. To get your news in the Times-Advocate send it to editor@times-advocate.com. Hiram College names Dean’s List students Hiram, Ohio – Bryan Engdahl of Es­condido has been named to Hiram Col­lege’s Dean’s List for […]

MLB to Dedicate New Baseball Diamond

Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres Foundation will hold a dedication ceremony for a new baseball diamond at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego – Conrad Prebys Branch (115 Woodward Avenue) on July 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. This site was chosen by MLB as a 2016 All-Star Community Legacy project. An existing parking lot […]

Go2Grow needs sponsors for 3rd annual fundraiser: Benefits teen mentoring program

Go2Grow is a non-profit program based in Escondido providing mentoring for teens to develop goals and plans for suc­cess. It will host its 3rd Annual Masquerade Charade outreach event and fundraiser September 24, 5 pm. in Escondido at the clubhouse, 157 E. Valley Pkwy. Ste. 103. The program is soliciting donations of auction items and sponsorships for the event, which […]

Chick-fil-A to offer free food on 7/12 `Cow Appreciation Day’

It’s time to break out the cowbells and get your spots on because Chick-fil-A is issuing a cattle call. The nine Chick-fil-A restaurants in San Diego County, including the Chick-fil-A restaurants at 1290 Auto Park Way in Escondido and 587 Grand Ave. in San Marcos, are preparing to give away free food to as many as 10,000 customers on Tuesday, July 12, […]

Daley Ranch offers four hikes in July

All hikes begin at the Daley Ranch entrance on La Honda Drive unless otherwise noted. Bring water, sun hat, sunscreen, and proper hiking boots or treaded footwear. All trails include steep and/or slippery sections. Please do not leave valuables in your car. Steady rain cancels a hike. The hike schedule is also available at www.es­condido.org and www.visitescondido.com. Please note that […]

Legoland Unveils One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center Towers Over Newly Remodeled Miniland New York

CARLSBAD, Calif. (June 30, 2016) – Red, white and blue confetti rocketed through the sky as LEGOLAND® California Resort kicked off Independence Day weekend by unveiling the tallest LEGO® building in the United States of America, the One World Trade Center! The skyscraping LEGO model is featured in the newly remodeled Miniland New York located in the Park’s Miniland U.S.A. […]

Patio Playhouse’s ‘American Idiot’ is an ear-splitting battle for the soul

~ Patio Playhouse kicks off It’s 50th season

If you’re going to kick off your 50th season, you may as well make it loud. Patio Playhouse’s hectic rendition of “American Idiot” is a punk jukebox musical adaptation of Green Day’s most famous (and arguably best) album. It tells the tale of three young men, Johnny, Will, and Tunny (is that even a real name?), who struggle to escape […]

The North County Transit District is gearing up for July 4 festivities

Oceanside, CA—The North County Transit District is gearing up for July 4 festivities and is alerting the public to changes and special additions to the schedule this holiday weekend. On Sunday, July 3: • BREEZE and LIFT will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. BREEZE Route 408 will operate on its normal schedule. • FLEX service will not be offered. • […]

‘Independence Day: Resurgence’: flimsy script and no Will Smith

A sequel to the 1996 alien invasion flick “Independence Day” has been batted around for years. It certainly made sense, the original climbed to #6 at the all-time domestic box of­fice during its release. All that was needed for a sequel was a decent script and for Will Smith to agree to step back into the role of Captain Steven […]