| May 19, 2011
| 11:55 AM
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- City leaders decided that the Surfing Madonna must come down off a public wall, but they hope to remove it in such a way that it can be put up somewhere else.
The Encinitas City Council voted to spend nearly $2,000 to have a Los...
| May 20, 2011
| 7:53 AM
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The Fox 5 Morning News team is on the road in Encinitas Friday.
Raoul, Shally, Chrissy, and Ali are at Moonlight Beach from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. highlighting all aspects of this beautiful beach town.
The public is welcome to join the...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More than 1,300 museums across the country, including 23 in the San Diego area, will be free to families of active-duty military members this summer, the National Endowment for the Arts announced Monday.
The organization's second annual Blue...
| May 24, 2011
| 2:02 PM
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The Moonlight Beach project in Encinitas was announced the winner of its "Best Restored Beach Award" of 2011, according to a coastal preservation group.
The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association awarded Moonlight Beach...
| May 23, 2011
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- Whether you feel it's art or graffiti, the mosaic, known as the Surfing Madonna will have to come down.
Last Wednesday, the Encinitas city council voted unanimously to bring down the glass mosaic, but agreed to spend $2,000 to an Los...
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:16 AM
To many, algae is little more than pond scum, a nuisance to swimmers and a frustration to boaters.
But to a growing community of scientists and investors in Southern California, there is oil locked in all that slimy stuff, and several dozen companies are...
| Aug 26, 2009
If you regularly use a Blackberry or other small electronic gadget, you may suffer from "computer vision syndrome," a cluster of symptoms including headaches or neck aches, dry, irritated eyes, sensitivity to light, and blurred or double vision.
| Jun 14, 2009
The thread that runs through Derrick Guild's work is a knotted one. Any possibility of continuity gets purposely, repeatedly, mischievously disrupted.
In one series, the Scottish artist sets single vegetables against dark grounds, painting with all the...
| Jun 14, 2009
Lux Resident artist Derrick Guild
Where: Lux Art Institute, 1550 South El Camino Real, Encinitas
When: 1 to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 11 a.m to 5 p.m Saturdays
Contact: (760) 436-6611; www.luxartinstitute.org
| Jun 4, 2008
| 2:35 PM
We've all heard the mantra "Grow California native plants," and with good reason. They require less irrigation, can withstand tough conditions and generally don't require much maintenance -- all good traits for gardeners facing diminishing water supplies,...
| Mar 31, 2009
Anything goes? No
Re “Keeping L.A.’s signs vital,” Critic’s Notebook, March 26
Is there anything that makes Los Angeles look more like Podunk than the proliferation of gigantic Lady Liberties?
Is it true that Times...