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Chimes ringing as Liberty Bell Plaza gets down to business

With development issues front and center around Palomar Country this week, a blast from the past appeared primed for takeoff. After nearly a decade of trying to get the show on the road, Liberty ...more»

Housing development by any other name proceeds at former Konyn Dairy site

You can call it Touchstone. Or you can call it True Life. Or you can call it Park Circle. Like the old Natural Light Beer "You can call me Ray" tagline, the old Konyn Dairy property on 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." Cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Remains of Michigan woman last seen at Halloween party found
ASH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The skeletal remains found at a home construction site in southeastern Michigan are those of a 22-year-old woman who went missing last fall after attending a Halloween party, a medical examiner's spokesman said Saturday...
Baltimore baseball fans urged to stay in stadium due to protests: social media
(Reuters) - A message on a scoreboard at a Baltimore baseball game has asked fans to stay at Camden Yards as protests continue outside the stadium, according to social media. The scoreboard said the city's mayor and the police department had asked "all fans to remain inside the ballpark until further notice," according to photos posted to Twitter and a report from local television station WBAL...
In 1st public remarks, Freddie Gray's sister appeals for Baltimore protesters to stop violence
BALTIMORE (AP) — In 1st public remarks, Freddie Gray's sister appeals for Baltimore protesters to stop violence.
Thousands take to Baltimore streets for Freddie Gray rally
Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday to demand answers in the case of Freddie Gray, the largest rally since the 25-year-old black man died in police custody.
PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake: Inside the aftermath
A look inside areas devastated by the powerful quake that struck Saturday in Nepal, causing widespread deaths, leveling homes and temples and triggering avalanches.
Teen, missing for 4 days, lived off school's fruit trees
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy who went missing for nearly four days before he returned to his Northern California home told his family he hid on his high school campus, surviving on fruit from trees and drinking from the water fountain...
4 people wounded in Trenton shooting
Officials are investigating a shooting that left four people wounded in Trenton.
Search goes on for missing fisherman; was rescued last year
HONOLULU (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's continuing to look for a Hawaii fisherman who went missing just a few months after surviving 12 days at sea.

Jaguars baseball team early Valley League leaders

For now, Valley Center High School's baseball team sits in the catbird seat atop the Valley League tote board. However, the league season is early and the major tests for the Jaguars and their 2015 league ...more»

Awards highlight Valley Center High School's annual wrestling team banquet

The Valley Center Wrestling Team held its annual team banquet at the Valley Center High School on April 6. Coach Wesley Jones thanked his assistant coaches and staff, all of whom worked very hard ...more»

The VCCPG case against Lilac Hills Ranch

(Editor's Note: After nearly three hours of often contentious discussion, the Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) gave the proposed 1,760-home Lilac Hills Ranch the thumbs down by a 11-2 vote ...more»

Lilac Hills Ranch responds

(Editor's Note: On Wednesday, April 15, the Roadrunner asked Lilac Hills Ranch management to provide an op/ed piece to run side-by-side the excerpted Valley Center Community Planning "Comments on the ...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»

Day, Compton share lead at weather-hit Zurich Classic
Australian Jason Day and Erik Compton shared the lead when the third round of the US PGA Tour's Zurich Classic was halted by darkness. It's something where I just need to keep staying patient...
Canadian teenager Henderson leads LPGA by one stroke
(Reuters) - Canadian teenager Brooke Henderson clung to a one-stroke lead after a poor finish to the third round at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic in California on Saturday. Henderson bogeyed the final two holes and shot even-par 72 after squandering a five-stroke lead on the Lake Merced course in San Francisco...
Bucks fend off Bulls, Nets claw back in Eastern Conference
Jerryd Bayless made a buzzer-beating layup to lift Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over Chicago that kept the Bucks alive in their NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. It came down to quick action by Milwaukee coach Jason Kidd and crisp execution by Nets reserves Jared Dudley and Bayless...
Baltimore baseball fans urged to stay in stadium due to protests: social media
(Reuters) - A message on a scoreboard at a Baltimore baseball game has asked fans to stay at Camden Yards as protests continue outside the stadium, according to social media. The scoreboard said the city's mayor and the police department had asked "all fans to remain inside the ballpark until further notice," according to photos posted to Twitter and a report from local television station WBAL...

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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