The summer solstice really commences this afternoon when our youth gleefully rush home, eager for three months of video games, superhero movies, squirt-gun
fights and junk food you wouldn't wish on a hippo.
Other readers reported heat-beating strategies involving squirt-gun
battles and Popsicles consumed while sitting in kiddie pools.
PALMDALE - Residents can cool off with a squirt-gun
shootout, dunk-tank challenge, water-balloon toss and stick-boat races at today's Thursday Night on the Square.
For Ben Pardus, 19, of Sunland, engaged in a squirt-gun
fight with his 21-year-old girlfriend, Toni Chavez, 21, the significance of the holiday wasn't far from his mind.
Kurachi later learned of an earlier incident in which a Simi Valley kindergartner was suspended for two days after carrying a pink squirt-gun