Thursday, September 03, 2015 • 10:18
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Imagine my surprise 49 years later

Editor’s note: Russel Ray has been a photographer, and darn good one, for over 45 years. As for making a proverbial buck, he’s been a home inspector and property consultant throughout Southern ...more»

Valley Briefs

KIT CARSON PARK BIRD WALK SET FOR SEPT. 5 Join the VC Trails Association for three hours of bird watching, led by a guide from the Palomar Audubon Society, at 8 a....more»

Rollicking ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ comes to Patio Playhouse

"Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig, author of "Lend Me a Tenor," is now in session at Patio Playhouse Community Theater. Margo Essman directs. You may remember her from work a few years ago with the ...more»

‘September Hort’ from Marilyn’s Garden Design and Dos Valles Garden Club

Editor’s Note: Talented landscape designer, and longtime Dos Valles Garden club fellow traveler, Marilyn Guidroz, provides some summer horticulture tips for plant lovers....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»

Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors have charged three people with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme they say was built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel that they never developed...
Washington Supreme Court rules against Backpage.com
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled in favor of three young girls who sued Backpage.com after they were sold as prostitutes on the site.
Florida Supreme Court denies Waffle House murderer's appeal
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A regular customer who killed two Waffle House employees and left another for dead during a robbery will remain on Florida's death row.
NY day care worker who left toddlers at mall gets probation
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A day care worker who left a pair of toddlers at a New York mall while she went home to "teach them a lesson" has been sentenced to probation.
Emergency repairs delay school opening in Northeast Philadelphia
Emergency repairs will delay the start of the school year for some students in Northeast Philadelphia.
Judge lets Tom Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'
A judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity...
Man shoots self while trying to show gun wouldn't fire
OVERGAARD, Ariz. (AP) — A 23-year-old Phoenix man is in critical condition after shooting himself in the head while trying to show that a handgun could not be fired while he had the safety mechanism engaged...
North Dakota frat probed in alleged assault, anti-gay taunts
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A University of North Dakota fraternity chapter has been placed on limited operations pending a police investigation into whether a gay man was assaulted and subjected to taunts about his sexual orientation...

Fourth-quarter fumble derails Jaguars’ football opener

If football games lasted three periods instead of four quarters, life would be sweet for Valley Center High School’s fighting Jaguars. Same goes true for Friday afternoon rush-hour traffic....more»

Kiwanis Club getting set for 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

With two annual tournaments under its belt, the Kiwanis Club of Valley Center looks forward to its 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct....more»

People behaving badly, VC style

I covered the Delta. That’s the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for our purposes although I occasionally covered the Mississippi Delta for newspapers in Louisiana and Arkansas, which is a whole ‘nother ...more»

Do you remember

40 years ago, Aug. 28, 1975: Kittens started the house fire? Really? Leading the news, or rather on the bottom of the front page was an intriguing headline: "How’s That Kittens Start Fire!" "Are ...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»

Arrieta dodges Dodgers' bats as Cubs ace no-hits LA
(Reuters) - Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta threw his first career no-hitter, finishing off the milestone in grand style by striking out the Los Angeles Dodgers in order in the ninth inning for a 2-0 win on Sunday...
Blue Jays complete sweep of Tigers
(The Sports Xchange) - Russell Martin has been on postseason teams before but the Toronto Blue Jays catcher said after a 9-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday that this team might be on the way to doing something really big...
Arrieta no-hitter as Chicago Cubs blank LA Dodgers
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta threw a no-hitter in a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, the sixth no-hitter in Major League Baseball this season. Arrieta's pitching masterclass -- the first Cubs no-hitter in seven years -- made the 29-year-old the major leagues leader in victories...
Golf-FedEx Cup rankings
Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (2) Jason Day (Australia) 4459 2. (1) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 4169 3. (3) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 3167 4. (41) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 2152 5. (11) Zach Johnson (U...

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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