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Valley Center ranch owner on trial for alleged fake cancer cures

Valley Center ranch owner Robert Oldham Young was due for a San Diego Superior Court appearance on Nov. 20 on six felony charges related to offering fake cancer cures to terminally ill people....more»

Planning Commission Mobility Subcommittee examining several traffic options

Limiting tractor-trailer size on West Lilac Road, posting larger speed signs south of Woods Valley Road at Valley Center Road, and adding a yield sign for Vesper Road at Valley Center Road will be considered ...more»

VC Brewery to hold grand opening this weekend

The Valley Center Brewery & Tasting Room will hold its grand opening on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. The local brewery features a plethora of unique craft beers designed to please every palate....more»

Pure CERT trains for disaster response Water

Approximately two dozen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members from Valley Center and the surrounding area attended academy training during an exercise held at a residence off of Lilac Road ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Passion for God, compassion for others. Ridgeview Church is "the church for people who don’t do church". Cool people, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...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»

House GOP sues administration over health care law
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program...
Four people injured in accident at Chicago Macy's
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Four people were injured after an aerosol can got hot and ruptured at the Macy's store in downtown Chicago on Friday morning, according to fire officials. The store was not open when the incident occurred...
Connecticut dad pleads not guilty in hot car death
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut father charged with causing his 15-month-old son's death by leaving him in the car for hours on a hot July day has pleaded not guilty.
As snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concerns
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads...
As snow ends in Buffalo, worries about collapses, floods
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday.
Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop
A new blast of lake-effect snow pounded Buffalo for a third day on Thursday, piling more misery on a city already buried by an epic, deadly snowfall that could leave some areas with nearly 8 feet of snow on the ground when it's all done...
Pentagon reforms personnel bill payment system to curb predatory sales
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon, in a bid to curb predatory sales targeting U.S. military personnel, has decided to bar troops from automatically deducting funds from their salaries to pay for consumer goods such as cars or computers, a defense official said on Friday...
Worker charged in glass-in-Big Mac case wins $437K
NEW YORK (AP) — A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $437,000 settlement from the city after arguing the officer fabricated the story to win money by suing the fast food restaurant...

Valley Center Jaguars surrender fourth quarter lead, bounced from CIF playoffs

It was a tough fight under the Friday night lights on Nov. 14, but the Scripps Ranch Falcons soared in the end, overcoming a 20-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the favorite Valley Center Jaguars ...more»

Sports Shorts

Running around town Valley Center High School’s boys and girls varsity cross country teams had a meeting with destiny at Guajome Park in Vista. The girls triumphed in the end although they finished ...more»

Wherefore art thou, Valley Center avocados?

Some say tomato and some say tomatah, just like some say Fallbrook avocados and some say Valley Center avocados. Unfortunately, not all avocados are created equal....more»

The election is behind us…

Now that the election is over, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the people of the 75th Assembly District, for the trust you have placed in me by allowing me to continue to serve as ...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»

Local author recognized with Moonbeam award

Local author Dare Delano was recognized last weekend when she was awarded the Gold Medal for best children’s chapter book of 2014 by the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards for her recently released ...more»

J.J. Cale – Valley Center’s musical legend

Longtime Valley Center resident J.J. Cale was noted as one of the lowest-profile rock and roll legends that could ever be found. Born December 5, 1938 in Oklahoma City, Cale was raised in Tulsa....more»

Relentless Stenson surges into Dubai lead as McIlroy falters
By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Defending champion Henrik Stenson overcame fatigue to punish hesitant play from overnight pacesetter Rory McIlroy, taking a two-stroke lead over the world number one in the second round of the $8 million DP World Tour Championship on Friday...
Donald's swagger returns in Dubai birdie splurge
By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Luke Donald said successive early birdies helped him recapture some of his long-lost confidence as the former world number one went on to shoot a six-under 66 in the second round of the DP World Tour Championship on Friday...
Matsuyama, Spieth locked in war on the shore in Japan
Japan's Hideki Matsuyama produced flashes of sheer brilliance to conjure a seven-under-par 64 on Friday, snatching a one-stroke lead at the halfway point of the Dunlop Phoenix tournament. The 22-year-old, who claimed his maiden victory on the US PGA Tour at the Memorial Tournament earlier this season, carded six birdies and finished with a eagle to end the second round on 10-under 132 with American Jordan Spieth in hot pursuit after a superb 64 of his own at the shoreline course in Miyazaki, on Japan's southern island of Kyushu...
Fast finishing Mamat keeps pace in Manila
MANILA (Reuters) - Singaporean Mardan Mamat birdied five of his closing six holes to remain in a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the Asian Tour's $1 million Manila Masters on Friday. The 47-year-old, seeking a strong week to boost his chances of retaining his playing privileges on Tour next season, followed up his opening round seven-under-par 65 with a 68 to sit level with South Korean Wang Jeung-hun (65) at 11-under 133...

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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