REGION — Cleveland National Forest officials gathered public comments on proposed changes to the Corral Canyon, Holy Jim, Mt. Laguna, Ortega, Tenaja and Wildomar Recreation Fee Areas at the end of 2013. The forest is proposing to eliminate or substantially reduce the size of these standard amenity fee areas. These proposed changes result in more […]
ESCONDIDO — As part of its monthly Second Saturdays series, the California Center for the Arts will host a free arts and crafts workshop for local families 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 11 at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. All ages are welcome. No pre-registration is required.
ENCINITAS — The next free cat workshop at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas is coming up from 10:30 to noon Feb. 8.
ENCINITAS — Empty shelves at the Community Pet Food Bank at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) are received a 5,000-pound donation from Dirty Dogs dog wash in Cardiff and Carmel Valley. Dirty Dogs held a pet food drive during December with all donations going to RCHS.
COAST CITIES — The Vidanta Foundation is encouraging North County students to take part in a literary contest, with prizes as much as $1,000, focusing on finding
RANCHO SANTA FE — In the early morning hours, Helen Woodward Animal Center staff stumbled upon a tiny, unexpected Christmas Eve guest.
VISTA — ArtBeat on Main Street catered to Vista’s creative vibe with a Dec. 21 reception that combined the debut of its Small Packages juried exhibit, art for sale, a Crazy Christmas Outfit contest and music by Heather Clarke, who is also an ArtBeat visual artist.
REGION — The California Fish & Game Department answers questions online in a weekly column by Carrie Wilson is a marine environmental scientist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Contact her at [email protected]
OCEANSIDE — The North County locations of the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA offer a full calendar for 2014.
COAST CITIES — On Dec. 19, California celebrated the one-year anniversary of the nation’s only statewide network of marine protected areas (MPAs). These “underwater parks,” dotting the coast from Oregon to Mexico, provide safe havens for marine life to rebound and opportunities for people to get outside and enjoy nature. For a look at the […]