Wednesday, June 03, 2015 • 02:45

Valley Briefs

BARBELLE BOOTCAMP Valley Center Athletics and CrossFit Valley Center offers "barBelle Bootcamp" at 7 a.m. or 5 p.m. June 15-24. Each class is an hour of high intensity training just for women including ...more»

Kick-off to Western Days a festive affair at library

Move over Western Days opening ceremony wannabes: The Valley Center Library Western Days 2015 Carnival is in the hood. "We’re looking at a good Western Days Parade with over 180 entries this year," ...more»

Bands ready to jam at MusicFest

If it’s the first Saturday in June, it must be time for the 4th Annual Valley Center MusicFest. The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters sponsors the event at Bates Nut Farm with proceeds going to ...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»

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 practical....more»

Sandberg on mourning: 'I want to choose life and meaning'
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheryl Sandberg is marking the end of a 30-day period of mourning following the death of her husband by saying "I want to choose life and meaning."
$4 million fire-prevention grant ignites passions in Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — City officials accepted a $4 million federal grant to chop down trees in the ritzy Oakland hills, a decision that ignited debate over how best to prevent deadly wildfires in the affluent Northern California region...
Greek leader heads to Brussels to defend deal proposal
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister headed for a showdown with key creditors on Wednesday in Brussels, where each side would present proposals in the hope of reaching a deal to unlock bailout loans — and save the country from financial disaster...
Colorado theater shooting judge denies mistrial over video
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial rejected defense attorneys' second request for a mistrial Wednesday over video shown in court of a psychiatrist's interview with gunman James Holmes...
AccuWeather: Mainly Cloudy, A Bit Damp Today
Meteorologist Adam Joseph says two more cloudy, cool days will be followed by a late week warm-up.
Family-owned Columbus Dispatch to be sold to New Media
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family-held company that has owned The Columbus Dispatch for more than a century is selling its publishing operations to the New York-based New Media Investment Group, the companies announced Wednesday...
Ohio officer acquitted in 137-shot case faces assault charge
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer found not guilty in the fatal shooting of two people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire has been charged with beating up his twin brother four days after his acquittal...
911 caller: Woman threatened suicide before kids found dead
EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A 911 caller told police that a Connecticut woman had threatened to kill herself before her two children were found dead and she was found injured in a home filled with natural gas...

Jaguars’ baseball season winds down

It’s almost all over but the shouting for a plucky Valley Center High School baseball team that had its shares of lows and highs during an eventful 2015 season....more»

Junior Jaguar Football Camp soon in session

It may be baseball season, but football season is upon us too, as registration is now open for the 16th Annual Junior Jaguar Football Camp. As usual, Valley Center High School coaches and players, led ...more»

VC CERT needs supplies, cash donations

In anticipation of what could be an active fire season, I have a couple of announcements regarding the Valley Center CERT program, and a schedule of classes and training opportunities....more»

Enforcement of water-use cutbacks begins June 1

The Drought Response is a very complex issue to cover and understand. Following are some points of clarification: 1. All of Our Customers Face Cutbacks - Our ag customers will deal with percentage reductions....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»

Bulls introduce Hoiberg as head coach
Chicago (AFP) - The Chicago Bulls introduced Fred Hoiberg as their new head coach Tuesday, just days after they fired Tom Thibodeau, who had guided them to the playoffs in each of his five seasons.
Goodell ready to hear Brady's appeal
Roger Goodell announced Tuesday that he would hear New England quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of a four-game suspension, denying the players union's attempt to have the commissioner removed from the appeal process...
Bulls introduce Iowa State's Hoiberg as head coach
(Reuters) - The Chicago Bulls introduced Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg as their head coach on Tuesday, and the new helmsman said he had his heart set on a return to the National Basketball Association...
Peterson 'feels good' to be reunited with NFL's Vikings
(Reuters) - Running back Adrian Peterson had a happy reunion with his coach and Minnesota Vikings teammates as he reported for training on Tuesday after missing most of last season while banished by the NFL for beating his son...

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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