Just in time for the holidays, Lilac Foods will be celebrating its grand opening on Dec. 18. The new grocery store in the Harvest Farms shopping center has been the source of great anticipation over the ...more» When news broke in October that the San Pasqual Tribe had purchased the Woods Valley Golf Club, many in the community wondered what it meant for Valley Center’s local golf course....more»
The Vaqueros are Valley Center’s local club for horse enthusiasts. With an equestrian park located at the corner of Valley Center and Lilac roads, the club hosts clinics, horse shows, tack sales, ...more» In the scramble before the holidays it’s easy to get caught up in gift shopping and travel plans and lose sight of what this season is really about. However, at Christmas in the Park, hosted by ...more» Ridgeview Church Casual atmosphere, good coffee, nice people, great sermons and contemporary Christmas music. Pastor Bill is currently starting a new series on "Rebooting Christmas: Restoring your ...more» With the Christmas holiday fast approaching we are now in one of my most favorite times of the year. I love the holiday season, there is a crisp clean feel to the air, holiday lights are up in full force ...more»
|House GOP conservatives help propel budget bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a sweeping vote by conservative Republicans controlling the House and President Barack Obama's Democratic allies, a bipartisan budget pact is in the hands of the Senate, where it will encounter stronger but probably futile resistance from Republicans...
Union mulls having members vote on Boeing offer
SEATTLE (AP) — A machinists union is mulling the logistics of having its members in the Puget Sound vote on a proposed contract from Boeing Co., even after local union leaders said they couldn't recommend it to their members...
Harry Rosenthal, AP reporter, dies at 86
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harry F. Rosenthal, an Associated Press writer who covered America's golden age of space exploration, presidents back to Harry Truman and whatever caught his impish eye in the stuffy halls of power, has died...
Judges hear arguments in Blagojevich appeal
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal judges considering an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich have pressed lawyers to differentiate between run-of-the-mill politics and political corruption...
Correction: Budget Battle story
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Dec. 13 about the House passing a budget bill to ease automatic spending cuts, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., voted in favor of the legislation...
Brisk sales raise Mega Millions jackpot to $425M
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Superstition didn't deter players hoping that Friday the 13th will bring them good luck in the Mega Millions game as heavy sales prompted lottery officials to boost the jackpot to $425 million...
Ohio school workers plead not guilty
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Four eastern Ohio school workers have entered not guilty pleas to charges stemming from a grand jury investigation into other alleged crimes spurred by the rape of a 16-year-old girl...
The Valley Center varsity girls water polo team kicked off the new season with a trip to Rancho Bernardo to participate in the annual Bronco Invitational, which began last Thursday....more» Valley Center’s varsity boys basketball team officially tipped off the season on Friday night, and the Jaguars proved they’re ready for the new season with a clutch, comeback win....more»
As I sat at my desk this morning pondering what to write an editorial about this week, it occurred to me there are several things I’d like to address this week....more» It’s tempting to say the Pala Fitness Center is little known and under-appreciated. In truth, this 8,000-square foot facility near Highway 76 deserves more recognition, and there is no doubt that ...more»
We’ve already seen the first rain of the season and the weather is quickly getting colder. Valley Center sees the most cold weather and rain towards the end of January and throughout February....more» Mayo Clinic has announced Palomar Health, the largest public health care district in California, as the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network....more»
Whether you’re in the mood for classic rock on the patio or Latin night in a cantina, there are plenty of opportunities to experience some local, live music during the month of December....more» In the scramble before the holidays it’s easy to get caught up in gift shopping and travel plans and lose sight of what this season is really about. However, at Christmas in the Park, hosted by ...more»
|Golf-Cejka and early riser Rose enjoy strong starts in Thailand
Journeyman Alex Cejka celebrated his first wedding anniversary with a one-shot lead over world number four Justin Rose after the opening round of the Thailand Golf Championship on Thursday. Germany's Cejka, winless since 2002, reeled off eight birdies for an unblemished card at the Amata Spring Country Club on the outskirts of Bangkok to lead Rose and local hope Arnond Vongvanij...
Brooks keeps lead as rain interrupts Mandela Championship
(Reuters) - Englishman Daniel Brooks retained his slender lead at the Nelson Mandela Championship without playing a shot as persistent rain forced another suspension in Durban on Thursday. Brooks, who has never finished in the top 10 on the European Tour, carded an eight-under 62 in the first round on Wednesday to establish a one-shot advantage over Frenchman Francois Calmels...
Golf-Brooks keeps lead as rain interrupts Mandela Championship
Englishman Daniel Brooks retained his slender lead at the Nelson Mandela Championship without playing a shot as persistent rain forced another suspension in Durban on Thursday. Brooks, who has never finished in the top 10 on the European Tour, carded an eight-under 62 in the first round on Wednesday to establish a one-shot advantage over Frenchman Francois Calmels...