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The Roadrunner has been sold

The Roadrunner has been sold to a local owner, Justin Salter. Two and a half years after purchasing the Valley Roadrunner, Eric Buskirk has sold the paper to Justin Salter, who grew up in Valley Center ...more»

Where the rubber once met Cole Grade Road

For a short period of time around World War I, Valley Center was a place where the rubber truly met the road. Now, what remains of Valley Center’s guayule plant rubber plantation sits idly by on ...more»

Rollicking ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ comes to Patio Playhouse

"Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig, author of "Lend Me a Tenor," is now in session at Patio Playhouse Community Theater. Margo Essman directs. You may remember her from work a few years ago with the ...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»

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»

New indictment adds charges against Washington state auditor
SEATTLE (AP) — A new indictment from a federal grand jury on Thursday added money laundering and tax evasion counts to a long list of charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, who has been on unpaid leave while fighting allegations that he stole more than $1 million from clients of his former business...
Ex-Las Vegas firefighter guilty in cocktail waitress murder
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas firefighter and U.S. Military Academy graduate was found guilty Thursday of hiring a homeless ex-convict to hide in an apartment and kill his estranged wife with a claw hammer nearly three years ago...
Metrolink evaluating train car safety in wake of accident
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Metrolink is evaluating the safety of its crash-resistant cars and removing them from the front of trains in the wake of a deadly Southern California derailment, the railroad said Thursday...
Car wedged under school bus in Juniata
A car became wedged beneath a school bus in the Juniata section of Philadelphia.
Prosecutors call last witness in trial of Alabama officer
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A second colleague of an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force against an Indian grandfather said Thursday that he thought the takedown used to subdue the man was improper, and a dispatcher said she helped "stack" the officer's probable cause information by searching for recent incidents he could mention in his paperwork...
1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting near Sacramento college
Police say three people have been shot and one of them has died near a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College.
ACLU fights U.S. funding for Los Angeles police body cameras
A civil rights group asked the U.S. government on Thursday to deny Los Angeles police the funding they sought for body cameras for patrol officers, objecting to a policy that would allow the police chief to withhold video footage from the public...
U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on
A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a U.S...

Fourth-quarter fumble derails Jaguars’ football opener

If football games lasted three periods instead of four quarters, life would be sweet for Valley Center High School’s fighting Jaguars. Same goes true for Friday afternoon rush-hour traffic....more»

Kiwanis Club getting set for 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

With two annual tournaments under its belt, the Kiwanis Club of Valley Center looks forward to its 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct....more»

Let’s get children back to school safe and sound

It has been a summer filled with vacations, working new jobs and making new friends as our neighborhoods grow. It has also been a summer where as a community we have experienced sad and tragic events ...more»

Regular school attendance of utmost importance

In the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District, we work to ensure that every student graduates academically, socially and physically fit, ready to be a success in the college or career of their choice....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»

Goodell won't attend Patriots season opener
For the first time since he became commissioner in 2006, Roger Goodell will not attend the NFL's season opener involving Tom Brady's New England Patriots, Fox Sports reported. The NFL season kicks off with the Pittsburgh Steelers facing the Patriots, who will be celebrating their Super Bowl title one week after US judge Richard Berman struck down the league's suspension of Brady...
'Deflategate' unlikely to harm NFL brand, experts say
The National Football League has managed to flourish through a number of highly-publicized fiascoes in recent years and sports experts expect more of the same despite a months-long battle with its most popular player...
Sizzling Day eyes fourth PGA Tour win in five starts
Red-hot Jason Day of Australia heads into this week's Deutsche Bank Championship seeking a fourth PGA Tour victory in five starts to strengthen his grip at the top of the FedExCup standings. The 27-year-old won the opener in the lucrative four-event playoff series by a commanding six shots at The Barclays last week and now turns his attention to the TPC Boston in Norton where he finished second in 2010 and tied for third in 2011...
NFL's Goodell damaged but not out after 'Deflategate' ruling
By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The NFL's defeat in the drawn-out "Deflategate" saga marked the latest setback in Roger Goodell's nine-year run as commissioner. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman on Thursday threw out Goodell's four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady over his alleged role in a scheme to deflate footballs used in a victory that put the Patriots in last season's Super Bowl...

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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