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Lilac Hills Ranch to go before county planners

Sort of like Monty Python’s Knights Who Say Ni who persistently keep on trucking, The proposed Lilac Hills Ranch project keeps on keeping on despite vociferous opposition from every North County ...more»

Valley Center History Museum closed for expansion project

In case you were thinking about visiting the Valley Center History Museum, don’t. The museum is dark through October. "The Valley Center History Museum has closed temporarily as the popular 12-year-old ...more»

Rincon Band donates $10K to the 2015 San Diego Film Festival

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians are fans of independent filmmaking. The Band, which also owns Harrah’s Resort Southern California, gave $10,000 to the San Diego Film Foundation in support of ...more»

Pala Safety Committee offers summer barbecue safety tips

Here are your August barbecue tips provided by the Fire Prevention & Control Board and the Pala Safety Committee. To make summer barbecues a safe and fun experience for everyone: * Keep children away ...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»

AccuWeather: Turning More Comfortable
Meteorologist Cecily Tynan says the heat wave will be ending soon and some wet weather is possible later this week.
Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on California vacation spot
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as an erratic, week-old wildfire that has wiped out dozens of buildings continued to threaten nearly 7,000 more...
Building police-community partnerships with National Night Out
Every year police and the communities they serve come together for a night out. The initiative took place Tuesday night in cities all across the country, including here at home.
Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — It's unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and his 8-year-old daughter, the state fire marshal said Tuesday...
Franco's slam lifts Phillies over Dodgers 6-2
Maikel Franco hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning to spoil Jimmy Rollins' return to Philadelphia and lead the Phillies to a 6-2 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers
6 officers cleared in deadly shooting
A Camden County grand jury has cleared six police officers of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a suspect last summer.
Son arrested after fatal stabbing of father in Langhorne
A heated argument turned deadly Tuesday, and now a Bucks County man is under arrest, accused of killing his own father.
Wawa one step closer to beer sales in Pennsylvania
Wawa is one very big step closer to selling beer at one of its Pennsylvania stores. And if the state gives the final green light, it may mean six packs coming to a Wawa near you.

Valley Center’s Steve Becvar going to the Gulls

The times they are a-changin’ for Valley Center’s Steve Becvar. He’s going from executive director of the Greater San Diego Chapter of the ALS Association to its Board of Directors as ...more»

Hiking Wilderness Gardens Preserve, 14209 Highway 76, Pala

Editor’s Note: Canyoneers are San Diego Natural History Museum volunteers trained to lead interpretive nature walks that teach appreciation for the great outdoors....more»

California should be a ‘No ALEC Zone’

Editor’s Note: State Sen. Joel Anderson, (R-38th District) who represents Valley Center in the California Legislature, doubles as ALEC’s legislator of the year....more»

VC residents urged to oppose Lilac Hills Ranch

Thanks Roadrunner. I was very glad to see your write-up on all the projects coming to Valley Center. I have been very puzzled to learn just how many residents in this town do not know about all this growth ...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»

Thai Aphibarnrat secures dramatic victory
Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat beat Sweden's Robert Karlsson by one hole in a dramatic final to win the Paul Lawrie Match Play title in Aberdeen, Scotland on Sunday. Aphibarnrat birdied the final hole to fend off an inspired fightback from Karlsson who won three holes in a row to send the pair down the 18th fairway locked together...
Park Inbee wins British Open for seventh major
South Korea's Park Inbee claimed her seventh major Sunday when she carded seven birdies and an eagle in a record-equalling final round of 65 to win the Women's British Open. Park has also won two US Opens and the 2013 Kraft Nabisco Championship...
Kakko becomes second Finnish winner on European Tour
São João da Madeira (Portugal) (AFP) - Roope Kakko became only the second Finnish man to win a European Tour event on Sunday when he carded a nine-under-par final round 63 to clinch the Madeira Islands Open...
Seahawks make Wagner top-paid middle linebacker
Bobby Wagner, who helped the Seattle Seahawks reach the past two Super Bowls, has signed a four-year deal with the club that makes him the NFL's highest-paid middle linebacker. Wagner will be paid $43 million under the contract extension agreed upon late Saturday night, a day after the 2014 Super Bowl champions agreed on a four-year deal worth $87...

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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