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Suspect Wanted in Valley Center Library Burglaries; Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Valley Center Sheriff's Substation want the public's help to identify and locate the suspect wanted in connection with two burglaries at the ...more»

Pastor walks road to glory with heavy wooden cross in tow

Pastor Wes Mauch took a road less traveled through Valley Center last Thursday, carrying a 38-pound wooden cross, a well-worn Bible and message all the way to Rancho Santa Fe....more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...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»

North Dakotans find their way to Valley Center History Museum

The Valley Center History Museum can now claim that it has had visitors from every state in the Union. Since its opening in 2013, the local museum has welcomed guests from 49 of the 50 states....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»

Storm leads to 1,000 canceled flights in Texas as more snow heads east
By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Stormy weather coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma with ice on Saturday, canceling nearly 1,000 flights at the Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport, while more snow headed toward the already winter-weary Midwest and Northeast...
Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday...
Winter's reach: Southwest gets snow, California awaits storm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Parts of the Southwest dealt with a second day of snow Saturday, while a storm moved across areas of California and brought much-needed precipitation.
Judge approves settlement allowing return of some Mexicans expelled from California
By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A court ruling clears the way for hundreds and perhaps thousands of immigrants improperly expelled to Mexico from Southern California to be allowed to return to seek legal U...
Cops: 2 shot at T.I., Young Jeezy party in N. Carolina club
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said...
Alaska flights canceled after volcano ash reduces visibility
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines says low visibility caused by ash from Russian volcanoes is behind the cancellations of several flights in the state.
O'Malley points to financial regulation as a campaign issue
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering entering the Democratic presidential race, said Saturday that financial regulation needs to be at the forefront of the 2016 campaign and suggested big banks need to be broken up if they might harm the nation...
Venezuela officials detain, free 4 North Dakota missionaries
Four North Dakota missionaries were released by Venezuelan authorities Saturday after being detained and questioned for several days, a pastor at their church said.

Trout bite still solid at Lake Wohlford

To protect Lake Wohlford from invasive exotic Quagga mussels, there is still a ban on private watercraft and equipment that could have been exposed to mussels....more»

Jaguar roundballers playoffs bound

While the Valley Center High School boys basketball team fell just a win short of the Valley League title, the Jaguars had a remarkable season and are headed to the playoffs....more»

From Boone County Hospital to San Pasqual Village and back

As a kid from Connecticut with degrees from Rice and Wisconsin, naturally I was sent up to the Ozark Mountains by John Robert Starr, legendary executive editor of the statewide Arkansas Democrat....more»

VC house numbering system explained

Why do homes and businesses in Valley Center have addresses with five digits and how was the town's house numbering system decided? These were among questions asked recently at a talk on local street ...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»

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»

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»

Coetsee leads Joburg Open as South Africans, English dominate
Wallie Coetsee doubled his Joburg Open overnight lead to two strokes Saturday as a final-round showdown loomed between South African and English golfers. Of the top 14 names on the leaderboard after the third round at overcast Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Club, eight are South African and the other six English...
Golf-European Tour Joburg Open scores
Feb 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Joburg Open on Saturday in Johannesburg 201 Wallie Coetsee (South Africa) 66 65 70 203 Steve Webster (Britain) 72 66 65 Tjaart Van der Walt (South Africa) 63 69 71 Jacques Blaauw (South Africa) 67 69 67 David Howell (Britain) 66 69 68 204 George Coetzee (South Africa) 66 69 69 Andy Sullivan (Britain) 71 65 68 Chris Swanepoel (South Africa) 70 67 67 Garth Mulroy (South Africa) 64 68 72 Thomas Aiken (South Africa) 67 67 70 Anthony Wall (Britain) 67 66 71 Simon Dyson (Britain) 65 67 72 Anthony Michael (South Africa) 68 67 69 Paul Waring ...
Where's Wallie? He's in front at the Joburg Open
Overnight leader Wallie Coetsee carded a two-under 70 on Saturday to claim a two-shot advantage after the third round of the Joburg Open but a sizeable chasing pack are hot on his heels. Four strokes separate the top 15, setting up the potential for a thrilling final round on the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Club's East Course...
Golf-Where's Wallie? He's in front at the Joburg Open
Overnight leader Wallie Coetsee carded a two-under 70 on Saturday to claim a two-shot advantage after the third round of the Joburg Open but a sizeable chasing pack are hot on his heels. Four strokes separate the top 15, setting up the potential for a thrilling final round on the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Club's East Course...

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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