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Valley Center History Museum Remembers Nancy Coates, 94

The Board of Directors of the Valley Center History Museum this week remembered and paid tribute to the memory of Nancy Coates who died at age 94. A major benefactor of the museum, Mrs....more»

Crowning Achievements

"It's Springtime" was the theme. Valley Center's Maxine Theater was the place. With about 350 guests in their seats, the "47th Annual Miss Valley Center" and the Seventh Annual Junior Miss Valley Center ...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." At Ridgeview, there are cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, ...more»

Pennsylvania girl, 4, rides bus alone in search of slushie, shocks passengers
(Reuters) - A 4-year-old Pennsylvania girl surprised a driver and passengers when she boarded a public bus alone in the middle of the night on a quest for a sugary slushy, transportation officials said on Sunday...
Police ramp up rail-crossing citations after recent crashes
VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A series of crashes involving trains and passenger vehicles — including deadly collisions in New York and California last month — have prompted police to ramp up ticket enforcement at railroad crossings...
Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it...
Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia
SECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company town. Could vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — help to draw visitors here?
Library of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War images
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Houston housewife who has quietly collected rare Civil War images for 50 years has sold more than 500 early photographs to the Library of Congress.
Institute honoring the late Sen. Kennedy to open in Boston
BOSTON (AP) — Before his death from brain cancer in 2009, close family members said U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy insisted a building that would one day bear his name be less about his own legacy and more about the institution he loved and toiled in for more than half his life...
Injured, bleeding man found on NJ roadway was stabbed, beaten
An injured, bleeding man found staggering along a southern New Jersey roadway told authorities that he had been robbed and stabbed, and police don't think the incident was a random attack.
Pope prays for plane crash dead during Palm Sunday Mass
Pope Francis opened solemn Holy Week services with Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, stressing humility and remembering the dead in the Germanwings crash.

March 2015 Jaguars of the month

As is its monthly wont, Valley Center High School this week named its March Jaguars of the month. The first honoree is Nina Montejano, 17, a senior who has lived in Valley Center since the age of 3 and ...more»

Dynamic duo on and off court fueled stellar Jaguars basketball squad

Another Valley Center High School basketball season has faded into 21-9 memory. For the dynamic backcourt duo of junior Terrence Becvar and senior James Schwindt, however, life continues to soar....more»

Pala Rez Radio takes a trip back in time to B-100 FM programming

"Video Killed the Radio Star" was a landmark song and music video in the early days of MTV. The song from the one-hit wonders that were the Buggles debuted in September 1979....more»

Research animals deserve another chance; communicating with 21st-century technology

We all love animals, and many, if not most of us have pets. These non-human members of our families become integral parts of our lives. Even when they destroy furniture, carpets or eat our pot-roast dinners ...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»

Woman behind NBA ex-owner Donald Sterling's downfall paints two portraits of him
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The woman behind the downfall of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling painted two conflicting portraits of him in court on Friday, saying he was a kind, generous mentor and father figure to her but was mean-spirited to others...
Thunder's Durant needs surgery, out for season
(Reuters) - Kevin Durant, the NBA's reigning most valuable player, will miss the rest of the season as he needs another foot surgery, dealing a blow to the Oklahoma City Thunder's playoff hopes, the team said on Friday...
Alex Rodriguez's cousin pleads guilty in U.S. baseball doping scandal
By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - A cousin of Alex Rodriguez pleaded guilty in Miami federal court on Friday to conspiring to distribute performance-enhancing drugs, after playing a prominent role in linking the New York Yankees slugger to baseball's doping scandal...
Thunder star Durant needs season-ending op
Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant needs more surgery on his right foot and will miss the rest of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder said Friday. Durant, who hasn't played since February 19, will undergo a bone graft that will sideline him a further six months...

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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