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Lilac Hills Ranch to go before county planners

Sort of like Monty Python’s Knights Who Say Ni who persistently keep on trucking, The proposed Lilac Hills Ranch project keeps on keeping on despite vociferous opposition from every North County ...more»

Valley Center History Museum closed for expansion project

In case you were thinking about visiting the Valley Center History Museum, don’t. The museum is dark through October. "The Valley Center History Museum has closed temporarily as the popular 12-year-old ...more»

Rincon Band donates $10K to the 2015 San Diego Film Festival

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians are fans of independent filmmaking. The Band, which also owns Harrah’s Resort Southern California, gave $10,000 to the San Diego Film Foundation in support of ...more»

Pala Safety Committee offers summer barbecue safety tips

Here are your August barbecue tips provided by the Fire Prevention & Control Board and the Pala Safety Committee. To make summer barbecues a safe and fun experience for everyone: * Keep children away ...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 York attorney general to investigate woman's jail death
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The state's top prosecutor said Monday that he will investigate the jail cell death of a mother of eight who waited two days for arraignment on a shoplifting arrest.
Firing of town's first black police chief leads to turmoil
POCOMOKE CITY, Md. (AP) — Residents of a small town on Maryland's Eastern Shore vented their frustrations and concerns about the ouster of the town's first black police chief at a City Council meeting Monday that devolved into angry shouting...
VA to review status of Marines affected by tainted water
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Monday it will begin reviewing the disability status of Marines who developed cancers and other conditions due to exposure to chemicals that contaminated the water at Camp Lejeune (luh-ZHERN') for more than 30 years...
3 sought after man gunned down in West Kensington
Philadelphia police are looking for three men seen fleeing the scene of a fatal shooting in the city's West Kensington section.
Florida: Amber Alert canceled in boy's disappearance
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities canceled an Amber Alert for a missing 21-month-old boy on Monday and say they are now investigating the disappearance of Lonzie Barton as a homicide...
Judge nixes extradition in case of painting looted by Nazis
NEW YORK (AP) — Poland lacks probable cause to extradite a Russian art dealer living in New York on criminal charges accusing him of knowing that an 18th-century painting taken from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II was stolen property when he inherited it from his father, a judge ruled Monday...
Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorce
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale filed for divorce on Monday, seeking to end a nearly 13-year marriage between two members of rock music royalty.
Official: 2 dead, 15 injured after tent collapses during storm at New Hampshire fairgrounds
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Official: 2 dead, 15 injured after tent collapses during storm at New Hampshire fairgrounds.

Valley Center’s Steve Becvar going to the Gulls

The times they are a-changin’ for Valley Center’s Steve Becvar. He’s going from executive director of the Greater San Diego Chapter of the ALS Association to its Board of Directors as ...more»

Hiking Wilderness Gardens Preserve, 14209 Highway 76, Pala

Editor’s Note: Canyoneers are San Diego Natural History Museum volunteers trained to lead interpretive nature walks that teach appreciation for the great outdoors....more»

California should be a ‘No ALEC Zone’

Editor’s Note: State Sen. Joel Anderson, (R-38th District) who represents Valley Center in the California Legislature, doubles as ALEC’s legislator of the year....more»

VC residents urged to oppose Lilac Hills Ranch

Thanks Roadrunner. I was very glad to see your write-up on all the projects coming to Valley Center. I have been very puzzled to learn just how many residents in this town do not know about all this growth ...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»

Golf-Merritt fires 61 for early third-round lead, Tiger falters
American Troy Merritt fired a 10-under-par 61 to soar into first place early in the third round of the Quicken Loans National on Saturday as tournament host Tiger Woods spluttered with a faulty driver...
Golf-Korean Ko and Taiwanese Lu share Turnberry lead
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - South Korean Ko Jin-young and Teresa Lu of Taiwan shared the lead after the third round of the Women's British Open at Turnberry on Saturday. Both players carded three-under-par 69s to finish level on 208, eight under, one ahead of overnight leader Suzann Pettersen of Norway (72)...
Game on as trade dust settles ahead of playoff drive
Now that the dust has settled after a frenzied flurry of Major League Baseball deadline deals, it is game on for playoff drives. Division leaders Los Angeles Dodgers, Kansas City Royals and Houston Astros showed they were all in by adding critical pieces, while contenders including the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets made bold improvements for the last two months of the regular season...
Korean starlet battles to share of British Open lead
Ko Jin-Young had never been to Scotland and this is her first Women's British Open, but the four-time winner on the Korean LPGA Tour battled wind and rain to lead the field after the third round of her first major...

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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