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Weaker El Niño pattern could mean less rain for So. Cal

A weaker El Niño pattern than originally predicted could mean less rainfall for drought ridden California this winter, according to a report issued by weather forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center ...more»

Loading zones near VC school to be modified

The loading zones on the south side of Fruitvale Road near Valley Center Primary School will soon be modified. A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote Aug....more»

Valley Center Municipal Water Board Employees of the Quarter

July 2014 Employees of the Quarter Awards were presented to nine members of the Operations and Facilities Department of the VCMWD. They were recognized for working two 24-hour shifts in a week to repair ...more»

Henry (Dick) Richard Kraus

Long time Valley Center resident Dick Kraus passed away peacefully in his home on Aug. 4, 2014. He was 89 and lived a very full life. Born in Los Angeles in 1925, Dick joined the Navy at 18 and received ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and ...more»

Lawyer: Man shot trespasser he thought pointed gun
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 73-year-old former schoolteacher facing a murder charge in the death of an unarmed trespasser should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the man pointed a gun at him, his new defense attorney said...
Two suspected bank robbers lead police on wild chase in Connecticut
By Richard Weizel WESTPORT Conn. (Reuters) - Two Connecticut men suspected of robbing a bank led police on a wild car and foot chase on Tuesday before being arrested, authorities said. Jermaine Cowan, 35, and Carmello DeKane, 30, face charges including second-degree robbery after holding up a bank in Westport, according to authorities...
AP NewsAlert
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi wins GOP US Senate primary, beating 4 opponents as he seeks 4th term.
Alaska Republicans vie for chance to unseat Begich
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon. Even one of the most polarizing figures in American politics found cause to weigh in on the state she used to lead...
Missouri suburb braces for more racial unrest amid appeals for calm
By Scott Malone and Ellen Wulfhorst FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in Ferguson, Missouri, braced for another night of racially charged unrest on Tuesday as the governor and U.S. The predominantly African-American community of 21,000 people has been gripped by street protests punctuated by looting and clashes with police every night since the unarmed, 18-year-old Brown was killed by a white police officer...
Islamic State video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist
By Alexander Dziadosz and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents posted a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. The video, titled "A Message To America," presented President Barack Obama with bleak options that could define America's next phase of involvement in Iraq and the public reaction to it, potentially deepening his hand in a conflict he built much of his presidency on ending...
Indicted Texas Governor Perry has fingerprints, mug shot taken
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 race, was fingerprinted and had his mug shot taken by judicial authorities on Tuesday after being indicted last week on two felony charges of abusing power...
Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the county prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes between protesters and police...

Jags prepare for a challenging season

Summer vacation is just about over and the Jaguars are preparing for another year of academic studies — and football. Coach Rob Gilster, his coaching staff, and a total of 42 members of this year’s ...more»

Fight fans look forward to Trout V. Dawson at Pechanga

Summer vacation is just about over and the Jaguars are preparing for another year of academic studies — and football. Coach Rob Gilster, his coaching staff, and a total of 42 members of this year’s ...more»

How to use credit cards

The closure of Chandler’s Office Supply in Evanston, Illinois, in 1995 was caused by the retirement of the owners along with competition from national chain stores....more»

Important work continued during the summer break

The Legislature adjourned for its summer recess July 3rd and reconvenes August 4th. While the recess was a time to recharge batteries and reconnect with family and friends, it was also a time to hear ...more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...more»

Harrah’s Resort hosts Under the Sun Tour

Harrah’s Resort invites Southern California to rock out to all the top songs of the 90s and 2000s at the Under the Sun Tour featured this month. Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler, and Uncle ...more»

Valley Center Symphony presents classical concert

The Valley Center Symphony will present a classical concert on Aug. 13 at the Valley Center Library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A special piece, "Crypsis," will be performed....more»

Park wins LPGA Championship in playoff, Lincicome weeps
(Reuters) - South Korea's Park Inbee successfully defended her title in a playoff at the LPGA Championship on Sunday, leaving runnerup Brittany Lincicome in tears. Park sank a three-foot par putt at the first extra hole to edge Lincicome, who cried on the edge of the green after throwing away the title in the fourth LPGA major of the year...
Park retains LPGA Championship crown with playoff win
Park In-Bee downed Brittany Lincicome with a par at the first playoff hole to win a second-straight LPGA Championship title. The South Korean star claimed the fifth major title of her career.
Villegas ends drought with Greensboro win
Colombia's Camilo Villegas fired a seven-under par 63 on Sunday to win the Wyndham Championship, claiming his fourth US PGA Tour title and first since 2010. Villegas posted his second seven-under round of the week at Sedgefield Country Club for a 17-under par total of 263...
Park wins LPGA Championship in playoff
(Reuters) - South Korean Park Inbee successfully defended her title with a playoff win over American Brittany Lincicome at the LPGA Championship on Sunday. Park sank a three-foot par putt at the first extra hole to edge Lincicome, who cried openly after throwing away the title in the fourth LPGA major of the year...

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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