Thursday, October 08, 2015 • 10:13

Lilac Hills Ranch hearing postponed: no new date set

The October 14 date for the Board of Supervisors’ hearing on the Accretive Group’s Lilac Hills Ranch project has been postponed and no new date has been set....more»

County to fund pilot school resource officers at VC

Last week the Board of Supervisors surprised the Valley Center Unified School District with the announcement that it was one of nine school districts in the County that will have Sheriff’s deputies ...more»

Local Korean Festival Entertains and Informs

This writer was unsure of quite what to expect while en route to last weekend’s 2nd World Kuk Gung Festival. This was to be a first-time experience for me at an event of this kind....more»

The first weekend of October, at Bates Nut Farm

Over the weekend thousands of people visited Bates Nut Farm for the farm’s first weekend of October....more»

Church News - October 8, 2015

St. Francis Episcopal Church St. Francis Episcopal Church, Pauma Valley is a small but active community of Christians. The church recently welcomed Father Wesley Hills as Interim Priest....more»

Saint Francis Episcopal Church welcomes The Rev. Wesley B. Hills as Interim Priest

Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Pauma Valley has welcomed a new interim priest. The Reverend Wes Hills will be preaching, providing pastoral care, and serving as the spiritual leader while the parish ...more»

Paul Prudhomme: Cajun spices and a love of local ingredients
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with supplies reflecting his native Cajun cuisine...
Delta flight turns back, lands safely after striking bird
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A Delta Air Lines flight headed from Seattle to Hong Kong on Thursday afternoon has turned back and landed safely after striking a bird, officials with the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport said...
10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
Bid to repeal California school vaccination law falls short
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A plan to ask voters to repeal a new California law tightening vaccination requirements for school-age children has fallen short of signatures needed to put the referendum on the ballot, state data showed on Thursday...
Moreno Valley crossing guards set to lose jobs after funding talks stall
Some crossing guards in Moreno Valley are set to lose their jobs beginning at the end of this month, and dozens will be gone by the end of the year.
US airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed in brawl
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl...
San Bernardino creditors attack city's debt payment plan
Creditors objected to elements of the city of San Bernardino's initial debt payment plan at a U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing on Thursday, saying the city was not being forthcoming about what assets it had and complaining about the lengthy process...
Murrieta City Council removes Harry Ramos as mayor
The Murrieta City Council unanimously approved Thursday to remove Harry Ramos as mayor after a report detailed code of ethics violations.

Evaluating the Jags at Mid-Season

Whew, that was fast! It seems as if it was only yesterday that the Valley Center football team was playing in its season opener against Mater Dei on a hot night, late in August....more»

Jag Quarterback Rhett Reilly: There’s a Lot to Like

If you were to conjure up the image of what a high school quarterback should be, Rhett Riley would be straight out of Central Casting. To begin with, he’s got the look....more»

The end of a tradition?

This week, we are told, the Chamber of Commerce board may vote to go along with the Optimist proposal to get rid of the venerable, traditional name "Western Days....more»

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - October 8, 2015

IDEA FOR ROUNDABOUTS IS STUPID Editor, Roadrunner: In response to the August 27 report of the "Fight Club" I have this to say, "We lived in Valley Center for 24 years and have been visiting for over ...more»

VC Fire District begins paramedic service locally

As of today, if you need an ambulance in Valley Center, you will get the highest level of medical attention available. It’s the service that "people in Valley Center always thought they had," ...more»

Patty Gomez: on a mission to give everyone a massage

"It’s not a job to me, it’s a passion," says Patty Gomez, a massage therapist who opened Well-Being Massage in May. "I’m on a mission. I want everyone to receive a massage sometime in ...more»

CCAE offers two dance productions in October

Coming up on October 22 & 24 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, two celebrated dance productions including Shaping Sound (October 22) and MOMIX: Alchemia (October 24) will dazzle San Diego ...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»

Feng starts strong in Malaysia title defence
Feng Shanshan opened her Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia title defence in solid fashion with a five-under-par 66 to sit one stroke off the lead after the first round Thursday. Alison Lee of the United States and Lin Xiyu of China shared the lead at six-under after starting with a slew of birdies and hanging on after a three-hour rain delay disrupted play...
Home stars Lin, Hung take lead in Taiwan's Yeangder tournament
Taipei (AFP) - Taiwan hopeful Lin Wen-tang fired a sizzling five-under-par 67 to share the opening round lead with countryman Hung Chun-kang Thursday at the $500,000 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship...
Leaving on a jet plane? Not me, says Fritsch
By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England (Reuters) - A top golfer who refuses to fly seems about as incongruous as a horse-hating jockey or a skier who dislikes snow but it is a situation that German professional Florian Fritsch is perfectly comfortable with...
Golf-Leaving on a jet plane? Not me, says Fritsch
By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England, Oct 8 (Reuters) - A top golfer who refuses to fly seems about as incongruous as a horse-hating jockey or a skier who dislikes snow but it is a situation that German professional Florian Fritsch is perfectly comfortable with...

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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