By Norma Damashek / NumbersRunner
Dog days of summer — they’re scorchers.
Not quite like the old days when sweaty families uncapped the corner fire hydrants to cool off with communal dousings.
If you haven’t seen it on TV news you can read about last Saturday night’s ‘happening’ in Balboa Park here. This was no spontaneous event. Rather, it was a vigorously-publicized invitational extravaganza to entice thousands of unchaperoned, unsupervised, unpermitted revelers to come on out and wreak some mindless havoc on a landmark piece of public property. “Load your guns,” broadcasts a Facebook page (now expunged) “and join us for the 2nd Annual Midnight Water Gun Fight in Balboa Park!” [Read more…]