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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»

VC Art Association Class starring Barbara Graham

It’s funny how art works out sometimes. It’s fun. It’s interesting. It’s spiritual, deep, conceptual and so forth and so on. In the case of the Valley Center Art Association, Thursday ...more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....more»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving 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, awesome 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, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Hard Rock gets preliminary OK to enter New Jersey market
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The company that has populated the globe with Hard Rock casinos and restaurants received preliminary approval to enter the Atlantic City casino market — or one at the Meadowlands, if that market ever materializes...
Philadelphia doctor, receptionist charged in 'pill mill' operation
A Philadelphia doctor and his receptionist have been charged with running a "pill mill" out of his offices, United States Attorney Zane David Memeger announced Thursday.
Chief: Officers told teens to get out of car before shooting
DENVER (AP) — Police told teens several times to get out of a stolen car before opening fire and killing the 17-year-old girl behind the wheel as she drove at one of the officers, Denver's police chief said...
2 dead, officer injured in house blaze in South Philadelphia
Two people are dead and a police officer was injured in a house blaze in South Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
Accused cop killer Eric Frein to enter plea
The accused cop killer who led police on a 48-day manhunt in the Poconos is set to enter a formal plea Thursday.
Last-ditch foreclosure hearings draw many Detroit homeowners
DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of Detroit homeowners at risk of losing their property are flocking to hearings that offer them a last-ditch chance to avoid foreclosure from tax debts.
President Obama visits Philadelphia Thursday
Extensive security measures are in place in the Old City section of Philadelphia ahead of President Obama's visit Thursday night.
Deadly San Francisco blaze not being blamed on foul play
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A massive fire that killed a man and injured six other people when it ripped through a building in San Francisco's Mission District likely was not sparked by arson, police said Thursday...

The basketball boys are back in charge

Don’t look now, but Valley Center High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team is number one. Numero Uno in the tough Valley League, following wins last week over league rivals Fallbrook ...more»

Hurricanes Soccer now in session

Think hurricanes never make it to Valley Center? Think again, for here comes the Valley Center Hurricane travel soccer club. To create the 2015 version of the team begins to take shape with what is called ...more»

VC Library needs a bus stop

Valley Center is not Forrest Gump’s kind of town. Just ask Valley Center chief librarian Mrs. Z. Not that there aren’t all sorts of epic and wonderful characters in the enchanted land between ...more»

Letter to the Editor: Suggestions about suggestions

In your Jan. 22 editorial, it was interesting to read some of the suggestions and comments your readers had about the Valley Roadrunner. One of the comments that stood out for me was the individual ...more»

VC Bike Park takes shape

The much-anticipated future is now in sight for the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park at Cole Grade Park behind the softball field, 28751 Cole Grade Road....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»

Armed man detained near Super Bowl events sent for mental tests
Phoenix police have sent a man for mental evaluation after he was detained while acting suspiciously near pre-Super Bowl events held in the city center and was found to be in possession of two guns and a knife, authorities said on Wednesday...
Lewis tied for lead in LPGA Tour season opener
Stacy Lewis, Jessica Korda and Azahara Munoz carded matching, six-under 66s in Wednesday's first round of the season-opening LPGA Tour's Coates Golf Championship, which was suspended due to darkness...
NBA's Bryant out for season after surgery
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant had successful shoulder surgery, the third-straight year he has undergone a season-ending procedure, the National Basketball Association team said. The two-hour surgery, to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, was performed by doctors Neal ElAttrache and Steve Lombardo at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles...
LeBron James out with wrist injury
Cleveland (AFP) - Cleveland star LeBron James was scratched from the NBA game against Portland and the Cavaliers said he could also miss their Friday contest because of a sprained wrist.

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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