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Chimes ringing as Liberty Bell Plaza gets down to business

With development issues front and center around Palomar Country this week, a blast from the past appeared primed for takeoff. After nearly a decade of trying to get the show on the road, Liberty ...more»

Housing development by any other name proceeds at former Konyn Dairy site

You can call it Touchstone. Or you can call it True Life. Or you can call it Park Circle. Like the old Natural Light Beer "You can call me Ray" tagline, the old Konyn Dairy property on Valley Center ...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»

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»

AID EFFORTS: How to help following Nepal earthquake
Global charities offer emergency aid to Nepal following the earthquake that left thousands dead.
Girl with leukemia dismissed from school offered return
DETROIT (AP) — The mother of a Michigan girl dismissed from a Catholic school for not meeting academic and attendance standards during leukemia treatments said Sunday that her daughter has been invited back but will attend a public school for now...
Elvis Presley's planes to remain at Graceland
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It looks like Elvis Presley's airplanes are staying at Graceland after all.
Man overcomes cerebral palsy to earn Eagle Scout
A young man in King of Prussia didn't let cerebral palsy stop him from earning the rank of Eagle Scout.
Professor 'mortified' after sending porn link to students
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia law school professor says she was "mortified" when she discovered that she had inadvertently sent students a link to a porn site rather than an article about writing legal briefs earlier this month...
Officials to Urge Families of Hostages Be Free to Pay Ransoms
"Zero chance" family of hostages could face jail for paying terror group.
Strangers help save dog struck in hit-and-run
A dog that was the victim of a hit-and-run is back home with his family - thanks to the generosity of strangers.
Dog reunited with Utah family after 2 years apart
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A dog has been reunited with a Utah family, two years after it went missing in Lexington, Kentucky.

Jaguars baseball team early Valley League leaders

For now, Valley Center High School's baseball team sits in the catbird seat atop the Valley League tote board. However, the league season is early and the major tests for the Jaguars and their 2015 league ...more»

Awards highlight Valley Center High School's annual wrestling team banquet

The Valley Center Wrestling Team held its annual team banquet at the Valley Center High School on April 6. Coach Wesley Jones thanked his assistant coaches and staff, all of whom worked very hard ...more»

The VCCPG case against Lilac Hills Ranch

(Editor's Note: After nearly three hours of often contentious discussion, the Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) gave the proposed 1,760-home Lilac Hills Ranch the thumbs down by a 11-2 vote ...more»

Lilac Hills Ranch responds

(Editor's Note: On Wednesday, April 15, the Roadrunner asked Lilac Hills Ranch management to provide an op/ed piece to run side-by-side the excerpted Valley Center Community Planning "Comments on the ...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»

Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Latest New Orleans Classic leaderboard
April 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest leaderboard in the second round from the U.S. PGA Tour New Orleans Classic at the par-72 course on Friday in Avondale, Louisiana holesplayed rounds -11 Boo Weekley (U...
Swafford one ahead in weather-hit New Orleans
(Reuters) - American Hudson Swafford, who has benefited from a change to his putting stroke over the past month, surged into a one-shot clubhouse lead in the weather-hit Zurich Classic of New Orleans second round on Friday...
Ko downs Pressel in playoff for LPGA Swinging Skirts crown
World number one Lydia Ko birdied the second playoff hole to beat Morgan Pressel and win a second straight Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic crown. Ko, the New Zealand sensation who turned 18 on Friday, earned her first victory as a professional at this event last year...
Mickelson withdraws from WGC event for personal reasons
(Reuters) - Five-times major champion Phil Mickelson has pulled out of this week's World Golf Championships-Match Play tournament, citing unspecified personal reasons. Mickelson's withdrawal was announced on Sunday, just three days before the start of the event at the TPC Harding Park in San Francisco...

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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