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False bomb report leads follow-up list

Following up on crime-related stories, here are updates on a few of the recent stories relating to Palomar Country. Lockdown at the middle school revisited Frits Leo Versteegh went a little, shall we ...more»

Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower stands tall at age 100

The Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower at 3015 Pala Mission Road has been an iconic landmark and symbol on the road from Pauma Valley through Pala to Temecula for two centuries....more»

Concert in the Park set for an atomically groovy evening

Valley Center Parks and Recreation is hosting its ever-popular "Concert in the Park" on Friday, June 26 at the Community Center. Bring a lawn chair, picnic treats and beverage of your choice to the event....more»

Celebrating a big day at the Valley Center Library

It was business as unusual at the Valley Center Library on Wednesday, June 17. Or maybe it was the new normal, as around 1,300 patrons set what was believed to be a one-day attendance record for the multipurpose ...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 ...more»

Federal report faults police actions during Ferguson unrest
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police antagonized crowds gathered to protest in Ferguson, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a U.S. Department of Justice report summary obtained by the St...
Florida cracks down on people posing pets as service animals
People who try to sneak their pets into restaurants, airplanes and other public places by claiming they are specially trained service animals could face 60 days in jail under a Florida law taking effect on Wednesday...
US church to divest over Israeli treatment of Palestinians
NEW YORK (AP) — The United Church of Christ has voted to divest from companies with business in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories.
Crunch time for Greece as IMF debt looms and bailout ends
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It's crunch time for Greece, with the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday and with it any possible access to the remaining rescue loans that it needs to pay its debts...
AP source: Prison boss, 11 others put on leave in aftermath of killers' escape 3 weeks ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — AP source: Prison boss, 11 others put on leave in aftermath of killers' escape 3 weeks ago.
Search underway for man near Jersey shore inlet
Rescuers are searching for a man who was in distress in the ocean near Hereford Inlet in North Wildwood.
Confederate flag protests prompt more SC Statehouse security
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Security has been increased at the South Carolina Statehouse, where a Confederate flag has been the focus of protests since nine people were killed at a historic black church in Charleston two weeks ago, officials said Tuesday...
Embattled rebel flag reassessed at Georgia's Stone Mountain
ATLANTA (AP) — At Georgia's iconic Stone Mountain — where the Confederacy is enshrined in a giant bas-relief sculpture, the Ku Klux Klan once held notorious cross-burnings and rebel battle flags still wave prominently — officials are considering what to do about those flags...

Jaguars of the gridiron learn fundamentals at football camp

Jaguar Stadium at Valley Center High School was alive last week with the sound of football. In other words, led by the VCHS football coaching staff and a select group of varsity football players, the ...more»

Field hockey honors, soccer, highlight list

Field hockey academic honors Valley Center High School’s field hockey came in for academic honors of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) San Diego Section kind....more»

We are all fighting drought together

We are nearing the end of our Drought Response Implementation Program — Week 2. Suffice it to say, it has been a couple of weeks of bringing awareness to our customers and a very high level of activity ...more»

Woman’s death recalls family’s famous past

When Ruth Fairbanks Causey died recently at age 97, no one in Valley Center took notice, yet she was descended from one of the wealthiest, most famous, and most influential families in the nation, and ...more»

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....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»

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»

Hur leads in Arkansas after darkness stops play
(Reuters) - South Korean Hur Mi-jung sat at the top of the leaderboard on eight-under par after 14 holes of the LPGA's Walmart NW Arkansas Championship before the rain-hit first round was suspended due to darkness on Friday...
Hur leads halted Arkansas Championship
Rogers (United States) (AFP) - South Korea's Hur Mi-Jung held a two-shot lead at eight-under through 14 holes when opening-round play at the LPGA Tour's stormy NW Arkansas Championship was suspended because of darkness...
Watson in three-way tie for U.S. Senior Open lead
(Reuters) - Tom Watson retained his place atop the U.S. Senior Open leaderboard on Friday after shooting a one-under 69 in the second round, but was joined at the top by American Jeff Maggert and Australian Peter Fowler at Del Paso Country Club in California...
American Watson maintains lead at Travelers Championship
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson fired a three-under 67 to maintain a two-shot lead after the second round of the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. Watson, a seven-time winner on the PGA Tour, finished 36 holes at 11-under-par 129...

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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