Boo Blast!

Boo Blast Designers: El Morro third-grader Jasmine Nicoletti won next year’s Boo Blast t-shirt design contest. Her sister Jade won the same award in 2010. Olivia Shipp created this year’s design, worn during the Boo Blast last Friday, Oct. 26, by El Morro fourth-graders Christian...

Gearing Up for All Hallow’s

The Oak Street home of Liv and Eli Taub is gearing up for the Halloween invasion next week, though local festivities begin in earnest with El Morro’s Boo Blast carnival, beginning at 2:30 p.m. today.

Carnival Ventures Into the Haunted Wild West

Everyone from newborns to great-grandparents is invited to El Morro Elementary School’s annual Halloween carnival – the Boo Blast – on Friday, Oct. 29, from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. You don’t have to attend El Morro to have fun at Boo Blast. Sponsored by El Morro’s PTA, the Boo...

Get Out of the House

Favorite Time of Year   Can someone please explain the Southern California phenomenon of the pumpkin patch that springs up in October in large parking lots? They have straw covering the blacktop and loads of pumpkins trucked in from real pumpkin patches. They have giant...