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Water district chief sounds alarm for a ‘nightmare scenario’

It’s "on" with the State Water Resources Control Board and the Valley Center Municipal Water District. Longtime VCMWD general manager Gary Arant went all Paul Revere sounding the alarm with a shot ...more»

Lake Turner water isn’t going anywhere

Lake Turner sits like a smiling water-filled Sphinx at the end of Betsworth Road. Water, water everywhere and what the heck is going on, the ancient mariner might ask....more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....more»

Church News

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

Church News

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

Storms overnight clear for morning commute
Meteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking the stormy weather overnight.
Judge halts worker's comp claim for Ebola nurse Nina Pham
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas district judge on Monday put on hold a hospital operator's efforts to seek a worker's compensation claim for a nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first U...
Mother of Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia seeks global help
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter...
Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest...
Tornado Watch extended until midnight for parts of our area
Meteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking the potential for severe storms this evening.
Spokesman: Alabama woman left to join Islamic State group
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama on Monday said their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to join Islamic State militants in Syria after being recruited via the Internet...
Thousands gather in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park to inhale on 4/20
Park rangers estimate 10,000 people gathered on Hippie Hill in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park to celebrate marijuana on 4/20.
It's official: Tim Tebow signs 1-year deal with Eagles
Tim Tebow has agreed on a 1-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, the team announced Monday afternoon.

What goes up, unfortunately goes down for 7-8 VC High baseball squad

Like Ol’ Man River, the Valley Center High School baseball team just keeps rolling along. After an exhilarating run of five wins in a row, the 7-8 Jaguars plummeted back to planet Earth with a squeaker ...more»

VC Little League fundraiser teeing off Saturday

Fore. Three, two, one time to tee off at the 2nd Annual Valley Center Little League Golf Tournament. It’s all good to go at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Woods Valley Golf Club....more»

State-mandated 35 percent water-use reduction threatens VC agriculture and people

Editor’s note: Valley Center Municipal Water District chief Gary Arant this week appealed to state regulators to revise proposed water cutbacks because most of its users are farmers and they fear ...more»

VIEW FROM THE 75TH DISTRICT

In early March, officials reported that the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and that 2015 is on track to join the record years of 1977 and 1991 as one of the driest on record....more»

Baseball skills camp at Valley Center High School for ages 7-to-14

Valley Center High School's Jaguar Baseball program will host the 2nd Annual Baseball Skills Camp on Friday, February 20 and Saturday, February 21 at the VCHS Varsity Baseball Field....more»

Transient Occupancy Tax ordinance modified to clarify exemptions

The County of San Diego’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT,) basically a hotel tax, will remain at eight percent, but changes to the TOT ordinance will ensure that those whose exemption from payment ...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»

Raptors' Williams wins NBA's Sixth Man Award
(Reuters) - Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams was named winner of the National Basketball Association's award for best player in a reserve role, the league said on Monday. Williams, playing in his 10th NBA season and first with the Raptors, won the Sixth Man Award after averaging a career-high 15...
Braves pitcher banned 80 games for failed drug test
(Reuters) - Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan has been suspended for 80 games after failing a drug test, Major League Baseball said on Monday. The 25-year-old left-handed pitcher tested positive for Ipamorelin, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program...
Watson and Faldo to play final British Open at St Andrews
Golfing greats Tom Watson and Nick Faldo are both set to make their final British Open appearance at this year's edition of the sport's oldest major at St Andrews, it was announced Monday. Watson, a five-times British Open champion who came within a whisker of winning a sixth title at the age of 59 in 2009 before losing a play-off at Turnberry, has been granted a special exemption from organisers the Royal and Ancient to play in this year's edition of a tournament first staged in 1860...
Faldo to join Watson in British Open farewell
By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Six-times major champion Nick Faldo will play his last British Open when it returns to St Andrews this year, the 25th anniversary of his victory at the Old Course. "The Open and St Andrews will forever hold a significant place in my heart," the 57-year-old Briton said in a news release on Monday...

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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