Monday, September 29, 2014 • 11:03
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Experts give precautionary measures to avoid rattlesnake bites

In his 35 years of family practice in the medical profession, Dr. Roy Johnson has treated over 900 snake bites. "I’ve already treated 32 snake bites this year," Johnson said....more»

Valley Center resident makes New York Jets team

After graduating from Valley Center High School, Trevor Reilly served a church mission in Sweden for two years. He then attended the University of Utah to play football....more»

Memorial services for Henry Kraus announced

The community is invited to attend services for Henry Richard (Dick) Kraus who passed away Aug. 4. A graveside service is planned for Sept. 27 at 2 p....more»

Valley Briefs

LUNCH N LEARN The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Hall. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling Capacity ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

Beheading suspect's conversion surprised family
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alton Nolen told relatives after his release from prison on drug and assault charges last year that he wanted to focus on getting his life in order.
Philadelphia police investigating fight between 2 on-duty officers
Philadelphia police confirm to Action News that an Internal Affairs investigation has been launched into a fight involving two on-duty 18th district officers.
Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms
DETROIT (AP) — The reward for surviving last winter's frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — and that's if they can even get it...
White substance in envelope at Reagan Library causes security scare
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A white substance from an envelope opened by a staff member at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California, caused a security scare on Monday, but the substance was later found to be non-toxic, a spokeswoman for the institution said...
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
Firing proposed for 6 NYC guards in inmate beating
NEW YORK (AP) — An administrative law judge on Monday recommended that six New York City jail guards be fired for the brutal 2012 beating of a handcuffed Rikers Island inmate in a now-shuttered solitary confinement dorm for mentally ill prisoners...
Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Researchers from the National Cancer Institute want to know how many past and present cancer cases in New Mexico may be related to the U.S. government's test of the world's first atomic bomb over a remote stretch of desert nearly 70 years ago...
Gas victims in apartment identified as father, son
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Officials say two people found dead at a California apartment filled with toxic gas have been identified as a father and his teenage son.

Valley Center Pop Warner off to strong start

The Valley Center Pop Warner junior pee wee Fighting Jaguars are out to a 3-0 start. Two weeks ago, the team beat the Temecula Kodiaks in the 103-degree heat up at Great Oaks High School in Temecula....more»

Jaguars pounce on Imperial Tigers in big win

The Valley Center High School Jaguars varsity football team is back on track after defeating the Imperial Valley High School on the Tiger’s home turf last Friday night by a score of 21-14....more»

We live in a dangerous region: Be prepared

The summer is over and the fall fire season is rapidly approaching. We all had a taste last May of what can happen when a series of wildfires struck throughout San Diego County....more»

Letter to the Editor: Inappropriate signs in Valley Center must go

When I woke up this morning, I was thrilled to feel the cool temperatures. Finally, I strapped on my walking shoes, dropped my kids off at school, and hit the trail....more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...more»

Harrah’s Resort hosts Under the Sun Tour

Harrah’s Resort invites Southern California to rock out to all the top songs of the 90s and 2000s at the Under the Sun Tour featured this month. Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler, and Uncle ...more»

Valley Center Symphony presents classical concert

The Valley Center Symphony will present a classical concert on Aug. 13 at the Valley Center Library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A special piece, "Crypsis," will be performed....more»

Penpix of teams in MLB playoffs
(Reuters) - Brief profiles of the 10 teams that qualified for the 2014 Major League Baseball playoffs. ...
Twins fire manager Gardenhire after 13 seasons
(Reuters) - The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire, ending a 13-season tenure that featured six division championships but concluded with four straight years of 90-plus losses, the team said on Monday...
Regional rivals could decide World Series winner
By Larry Fine (Reuters) - From the East Coast to the West Coast and points in between the Major League Baseball postseason starting on Tuesday provides tantalizing possibilities of a regional rivalry determining the World Series champion...
McGinley even angled for advantage with fish tank
By Tony Jimenez GLENEAGLES Scotland (Reuters) - Such was the meticulous attention to every detail during Paul McGinley's victorious campaign as European Ryder Cup captain, the Irishman even made careful plans for the fish tank in the team room...

Local school administrator wins state award

July 26, 2013
Come along on an adventure with Mary Gorsuch, assistant superintendent for the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School district as she shows the local school of the future, now.

Athletes of the year

June 14, 2013
A take a look at some of Valley Center's most promising athletes and team players.

Doc Mishler knows what's up

June 05, 2013
This cowboy is on a cross-country fight against hunger ... all on the backs of his trusty horses.
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