Wednesday, October 07, 2015 • 10:31

Ambulance dispatched to infant who struck head

On Friday, October 2, at 12:24 p.m., Valley Center Fire Engine 1611 and Mercy Ambulance 1691 were dispatched to medical incident where an infant had fallen and struck its head....more»

We’re Back! Newspaper once more locally owned

The Roadrunner has a new owner, lifelong Valley Center resident Justin Salter, who is taking over a publication that has a long and proud history. The cycle of life of Valley Center’s traditional ...more»

Democratic Club: registration and getting people to vote is their goal

Nothing says commitment to community like being willing to stick your feet in politics. Both major political parties have always relied on local volunteers to labor in the grassroots....more»

On the Menu

I am a mom of a 7-year-old boy and have a full time career just like many of you. On the side my passions are food and music. I have been published in various wellness and healthy eating newsletters throughout ...more»

Church News

St. Stephen Catholic Church Now that school has started, St. Stephen Church will hold Faith Formation for all youth Kindergarten through High School. CCD (K through grade 5) is each Wednesday afternoon ...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, thought-provoking ...more»

Government tests technology to find illegal drone operators
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aviation official says the government is testing technology that could locate the operators of small drones that are flying illegally near airports.
Two missing as floodwaters persist in South Carolina
By Rich McKay COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) - Residents in flood-ravaged South Carolina remained on alert Wednesday for more inundation from swollen rivers and vulnerable dams, while rescuers in one of the hardest hit areas searched for two people missing after a truck was submerged by water...
Pumpkin crop hit by soggy June - will affect holiday pies
"It would be wise to buy it for Thanksgiving now," said Roz O'Hearn, a spokeswoman for Nestle USA, owner of Libby's, which produces most of the country's canned pumpkin. O'Hearn said that the pumpkin harvest usually runs from the end of August into early November, but this year it ended on Tuesday...
U.S. investigators begin probe into freighter's sinking
Safety officials began their investigation on Tuesday into the sinking of a U.S. cargo ship off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin, with deep seas likely to hamper attempts to find the ship and 32 missing crew members...
Ceremony closes Knotted Grotto site at Cathedral
Wednesday morning's closing ceremony officially brought an end to the Knotted Grotto at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
Jurors in N.Y. acquit ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf executives of some criminal counts
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York jury acquitted three former executives of defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf of some charges but remained deadlocked on others, including the most serious charge of grand larceny...
Jurors in N.Y. acquit ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf execs of some criminal counts
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York jury acquitted three former executives of defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf of some charges but remained deadlocked on others, including the most serious charge of grand larceny...
Officials ID woman found dead in Hamilton Township park
The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office has identified a body discovered in a park in Hamilton Township.

Reilly-Hernandez Combo Torches West Hills in 35-12 VC Victory

To say quarterback Rhett Reilly and receiver Nieko Hernandez have got chemistry is an understatement. These guys have rapport to the max. The simpatico they share is remarkable....more»

Home Run Hitter Hernandez is Valley Center’s Lethal Weapon

Man, Nieko Hernandez can be one scary dude. Not in the conventional sense. Off the football field, he’s a pleasant and accommodating young man. But put him in a uniform and place a football in his ...more»

The running of the bull

So, after two years of wandering in the wilderness, putting out first the Valley Center Press and then the Times Advocate, I have arrived back where I started—my old home at The Roadrunner just ...more»

Why Lilac Hills Ranch should not be approved

Valley Center is a very special rural community in San Diego County. The members of the Valley Center Community Planning Group volunteer their time and efforts to work towards making our fair community ...more»

VC Fire District begins paramedic service locally

As of today, if you need an ambulance in Valley Center, you will get the highest level of medical attention available. It’s the service that "people in Valley Center always thought they had," ...more»

Patty Gomez: on a mission to give everyone a massage

"It’s not a job to me, it’s a passion," says Patty Gomez, a massage therapist who opened Well-Being Massage in May. "I’m on a mission. I want everyone to receive a massage sometime in ...more»

CCAE offers two dance productions in October

Coming up on October 22 & 24 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, two celebrated dance productions including Shaping Sound (October 22) and MOMIX: Alchemia (October 24) will dazzle San Diego ...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»

Ichiro to stay with Miami for 2016 MLB season
(Reuters) - Miami Marlins' Japanese outfielder Ichiro Suzuki, who owns the Major League Baseball record for consecutive 200-hit seasons, has signed a one-year deal to stay with the team for the 2016 campaign, the team said on Tuesday...
Players happy with phone-snappy Korean fans
A clutch of the world's best golfers are playing to a different beat at the first Presidents Cup in Asia this week -- the constant drone of cameras clicking and phones ringing. "At the beginning today we were like, 'Holy cow, this is unbelievable'," Walker told AFP...
US Presidents Cup captain defends 'intangible' Mickelson pick
Jay Haas Tuesday backed his decision to give a Presidents Cup captain's pick to veteran Phil Mickelson, saying the five-time Major winner offered something "intangible" to his US team. As the players headed out for their first full day of practice at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in the South Korean city of Incheon, Haas strongly defended his decision to choose Mickelson as one of two picks in his 12-man team after finishing only 30th in the US qualifying list...
Day keen on Presidents Cup singles showdown with Spieth
By Peter Rutherford INCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - Jason Day would relish the chance to go head-to-head with world No. 1 Jordan Spieth in the Presidents Cup but the Australian hotshot knows the showdown may not materialize as team tactics take precedence over individual glory...

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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