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Fight Club at Valley Center Community Planning Group

In what was sometimes a free-for-all worthy of Vince McMahon’s WWE, developers and Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) members squared off the night on Monday, Aug....more»

Betty Crocker, the 1849 California Gold Rush and VC Cemetery

Lest we forget, the historic Valley Center Cemetery at 28953 Miller Road draws us back with a timeless beauty and sense of awe. The cemetery was a part of current Valley Center news this week....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»

Welk Theatre says ‘Hello Dolly’ for 13-week run

Welk Theatre presents ‘Hello Dolly’ starring Cynthia Ferrer and Randy Doney The Welk Theatre in Escondido has assembled a sterling cast of actors for its production of "Hello Dolly....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»

Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control
By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air shooting said on Thursday he would become a crusader for gun control, but analysts said there was little likelihood of legislation on the federal level any time soon, despite changes in some states...
Police on scene of shooting at Georgia's Savannah State University
The campus was placed under a security lockdown, an employee answering the telephone at the university's Public Safety Department said, but declined to give any further information. The campus of the historically black university is in the heart of Savannah, an Atlantic seaport that is Georgia's oldest city and the seat of Chatham County...
Jury begins deliberations in New Hampshire prep school rape trial
By Ted Siefer CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - The jury in the rape trial of a former student at an elite New Hampshire boarding school began deliberations on Thursday after hearing closing arguments focusing on whether he forced a 15-year-old classmate to have sex or whether she accused him to save her reputation...
Police: Marijuana found in car of murdered law student
Police now say that the death of a recent Temple Law School graduate does not appear to have been a random act of violence.
Chester-Upland teachers agree to work without pay
Teachers in the Chester-Upland school district will work without pay when classrooms open next week.
Pedestrian, vehicle passenger killed in Burlington Co. crash
Two people were killed when a truck struck a jogger, then flipped over along Route 206 in Southampton Twp., Burlington County.
VIDEO: Monica Malpass interviews President Obama
Action News anchor Monica Malpass had a one-on-one interview with President Obama.
Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder,' dies at 58
Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers' locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with backboard-breaking force.

Pre-season Jaguars depth chart features 13 returning starters

Valley Center high School is in its 18th year. Coach Rob Gilster has coached VCHS Jaguars football for 17 years. ‘Nuff said. Gilster has a 125-75-2 as Jaguars coach and 191-118-2 record over a 25-year ...more»

8th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk afoot on Sept. 12

Check your calendar or iPad to see what you will be doing around, say, 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. Oh, that’s right, you will be at the eighth annual Friends of the Poor Walk....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»

Verlander denied no-hitter in ninth as Tigers win 5-0
(The Sports Xchange) - Justin Verlander lost his bid for a third career no-hitter on a leadoff double in the ninth inning and had to settle for a one-hitter as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 at Comerica Park on Wednesday...
Ex-San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald charged with rape
The felony indictment against McDonald, marking the latest sex abuse scandal to embroil the National Football League, stems from a December 2014 incident at his home, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office...
Detroit Tigers hurler Verlander lets no-no get away in ninth
Detroit hurler Justin Verlander lost his bid for a third career no-hitter when he gave up a lead-off double in the ninth inning, the only run he surrendered in the Tigers' 5-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels...
Mahan's time of the year - FedExCup playoffs
By Larry Fine EDISON, New Jersey (Reuters) - It is Hunter Mahan's time of the year, as the American has kept his date with the season-ending FedExCup playoffs every year since its inception eight years ago...

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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