Thursday, September 18, 2014 • 12:49
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Highway proposed to be named after local rancher

Assemblywoman Marie Waldron has been diligently working to name a portion of Highway 76 after Joel Mendenhall, a local rancher who lost his life last year....more»

Water board manager addresses planning group

On Sept. 8, Valley Center Municipal Water District Board General Manager Gary Arant addressed the planning group on the impact of Stage 2 water reduction and sewer expansion for new development projects ...more»

Valley Briefs

LUNCH N LEARN The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Hall. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling Capacity ...more»

Bates Nuts hosting Bark For Life event this weekend

Bates Nut Farm will host the second annual Bark For Life in Valley Center to help tell cancer it barked up the wrong tree. The emcee for the event is Gary Lee from KSON radio....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 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»

Sheriff: Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crash
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A SUV full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday.
Wildfire in California's Sierra Nevada menaces 2,000 homes
By Alex Dobuzinskis and Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California's rugged Sierra Nevada battled to gain the upper hand on Wednesday against a blaze that threatened at least 2,000 homes and has displaced hundreds of residents as flames roared for a fifth day through dry timber and brush west of Lake Tahoe...
Police chiefs pledge more transparency after Ferguson
By Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO (Reuters) - Dozens of police chiefs meeting in Chicago this week said a notorious fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri in August had been a defining moment for law enforcement and pledged greater transparency over such incidents...
Man charged in attempted fire bombing of Missouri congressman's office
By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - A Kansas City man was charged on Wednesday with trying to fire-bomb the local office of Missouri U.S. Democratic Representative Emanuel Cleaver using two bottles filled with charcoal lighter fluid, prosecutors said...
Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable
The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.
Scientists monitoring Hawaii lava undertake risks
HONOLULU (AP) — New photos from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory give a glimpse into the hazardous work scientists undertake to monitor lava that's threatening to cross a major highway...
Today in History
Today is Thursday, September 18, the 261st day of 2014. There are 104 days left in the year.
Over 2,000 homes threatened in California fire
WEED, Calif. (AP) — Teams of firefighters went house-to-house on Wednesday to pin down damage done by a wildfire that officials estimated had destroyed 110 homes and damaged another 90 in the small town of Weed while another Northern California blaze east of Sacramento was threatening more than 2,000 homes as it burned out of control, officials said...

Valley Center polo falls to Mission Hills in close match

Mission Hills High School defeated the Valley Center High School water polo team last Thursday in a close match with a final score of 12-11. The first quarter score found the Jaguars with a three-point ...more»

Jaguar football falls to Sequoia in overtime

The community came out in force to support the Valley Center High Jaguar team at Friday night’s at the Jaguar’s home field. The Cherokees of Sequoia High are located in Redwood City....more»

End of session action on the Second Amendment

For those of us who support Second Amendment rights, the legislative scorecard in Sacramento has been on the negative side for years. Fortunately, this year’s results were more positive....more»

Molly’s Column

Hi, it’s Molly! How are you? Today I will talk about school, the difference between whales and dolphins, 4-H, cross country, and goals. In pre-algebra we are learning about integers....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»

NFL players union appeals Rice assault suspension
New York (AFP) - The NFL Players Union appealed the indefinite suspension meted out to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice after video showed him punching his fiancee.
Beer sponsor Anheuser-Busch reproaches NFL over domestic abuse
By Steve Ginsburg and Anjali Athavaley (Reuters) - Anheuser-Busch publicly chastised the National Football League on Tuesday for its handling of domestic violence cases, making the NFL's official beer sponsor the first major advertiser to put pressure on America's most popular sports league...
Yankees' Tanaka tentatively set to return Sunday
Tampa (AFP) - Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is tentatively scheduled make his first major league start in more than two months on Sunday, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said.
NBA's Howard has driver's license suspended for not paying fine : court records
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - The Florida driver's license of Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been suspended for his failure to pay a fine for running a red light, court records show, but the team said on Tuesday he was playing basketball in Texas the day of the alleged infraction...

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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