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America's letter carriers delivering hope in Valley Center

Over 2,000 pounds of nonperishable food items were collected Saturday, May 9, for America’s Letter Carriers Delivering Hope food drive. The food collection is held each year on the first Saturday ...more»

Western Days kicks off with a non-starter

Western Days began with a whimper rather than a shout. The Saturday night, May 16, Western Days Kick-Off Event was cancelled as a result of bad weather....more»

Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands compete at Coronado

The Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands competed in the biggest jazz festival of the year in San Diego this past Saturday, May 9 at Coronado, according to VCMS music teacher Jeff Beck....more»

Panelists needed for Valley Center High School ‘Senior Presentation Days’

Would you like to see what is expected of Valley Center High School seniors? This is your chance. VCHS is seeking community panelists for "Senior Presentation Days," which take place 7:30 a....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»

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»

Cause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsy
BALTIMORE (AP) — An autopsy has been completed on a child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, but the cause of death remains under investigation, police said Monday.
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought
SYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.
California looks Down Under for drought advice
SYDNEY (AP) — California's longest and sharpest drought on record has its increasingly desperate water stewards looking for solutions in Australia, the world's driest inhabited continent...
US Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger's photos of his bedridden wife — has married his longtime aide, his office said Monday...
Anonymous threats against airliners prompt searches; all OK
NEW YORK (AP) — Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners on Monday, possibly from the same source, caused a scare involving at least six international flights at airports in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts...
Smoke billows over scrap yard fire in Port Richmond
Smoke is filling the air above a scrap yard fire in Port Richmond.
'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case
A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — ...
Troubled Memphis-area cemetery reopens for family visits
BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Clutching red flowers and blue balloons, hundreds of relatives visited deceased loved ones buried at a troubled Memphis-area cemetery for the first time since it closed more than a year ago, after its owner was arrested and charged with mishandling burials...

Rainy days and a quest for .500 mark end of VCHS baseball season

Getting rained out not once, but twice, during California's longest-ever drought? It's been that kind of a season for Valley Center High School's snake-bitten Jaguars baseball team....more»

Brewster-Leek VCHS boys lacrosse connection gaining titles and attention

The Jaguars won their first Valley League boys lacrosse title this year and have their sights set on a second straight CIF title. That's a big change over just four years ago when they won one game all ...more»

Small town pride and Western Days

The view from here is joyful. As my daughter and I were volunteering by grooming horses at Falcon Ridge Equine Rescue this weekend, I couldn’t help but let my mind wander about this wonderful ...more»

What Veterans Mean to Me

Editor's Note: Valley Center High School's Connor Head was one of four winners of Veterans Association of North County (VANC) 2015 scholarships to North County San Diego Students....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»

Golf-Molinari and An lead as Jimenez and Fleetwood sparkle
* Hole-in-one record for Jimenez * Fleetwood claims rare albatross * Molinari and An two shots clear (Adds detail, quotes) By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 23 (Reuters) - Francesco Molinari and An Byeong Hun shared the lead after the BMW PGA Championship third round but the hair-raising golf was supplied by Miguel Angel Jimenez and Tommy Fleetwood on Saturday...
Molinari and An tied for PGA Championship lead
Relatively unknown Englishman Tommy Fleetwood produced the first albatross of his career, and only the third in the tournament's history, at the par five fourth hole while veteran Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez made the tenth hole-in-one of his European Tour career...
Fleetwood bags rare albatross at Wentworth
England's Tommy Fleetwood had Wentworth rocking with his first ever albatross and only the third in the history of the European PGA Championship in the third round on Saturday. It was the the 92nd albatross on the European Tour and Fleetwood insisted: "I hit a really good drive, then we had 198 to the pin with little down breeze and a little off the right...
Molinari and An lead but Jimenez and Fleetwood steal glory
By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Francesco Molinari and An Byeong Hun shared the lead at the BMW PGA Championship but it was Miguel Angel Jimenez and Tommy Fleetwood who produced the real third-round fireworks on Saturday...

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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