On Tuesday evening, October 7, the Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association held its Annual Meeting and Installation Dinner at The Lumberyard Tavern. The nonprofit group, created to preserve, improve and promote Downtown Encinitas, thanked its current board, honored two departing members, and welcomed two new members.
The long-awaited opening of the traveling ”King Tut’’ exhibition -- it is all replicas -- was scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 12 at the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park. “The Discovery of King Tut’’ tells the story of the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in November 1922, one of the greatest archeological finds of the 20th century. Because the original artifacts are no longer allowed to leave Egypt, the exhibition showcases more than 1,000 carefully reproduced replicas of the tomb of the boy king and the treasures found inside.
You might say the buck—and the car—stops with the professional NASCAR Brake Specialist. He is responsible for making sure that a Sprint Cup car, capable of racing at 200 miles per hour, stops when necessary. Brake pads, rotors, calipers…he works on it all, and when the driver’s foot comes down on the brake pedal, the car does what it’s supposed to do.
The large, steel grey, sentry-like electric box in the front of the Encinitas Union School District Farm Lab is now abloom with art, telling the story of day and night. On Sept. 27, the rapidly growing public-art nonprofit completed its second mural in the city, this one adorning the aforementioned electrical box at the Encinitas Union School District’s agricultural and horticultural learning laboratory.
Nothing lights up a child’s eyes during the holiday season than a brand new bicycle wrapped with a ribbon, said Paul Thompson, the executive director of the Community Resource Center. But for thousands of children in North County, the idea of a new bike (or any gifts for that matter) is merely a dream surrounded by the bitter reality of poverty.