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Emergency Calls June 25 - 30

June 25 - Medical aid on Lilac Road. Fall patient with knee injury. Patient remained against medical advice. - Traffic collision near the intersection of Valley Center Road and Mira De Valle....more»

Valley Center veteran Vosberg remembered well

Jack A. Vosberg was an admired and well-recognized pillar of the community. He moved to the area in the late 1950s. He was an avocado grower and owned an eight-acre grove in Valley Center....more»

Keeping the Fourth of July fun, safe for all

As the Fourth of July approaches, officials in San Diego County are reminding residents that fireworks are illegal unless at a professionally run, licensed show....more»

VC Fire Board discusses fiscal year budget

The Valley Center Fire Protection District at its June 19 meeting began with President Weaver Simonsen addressing comments. Jon Landen, member of the Risk Assessment Subcommittee, requested the Board ...more»

Church News, July 3rd-July 9th, 2014

Ridgeview Church From Haitian orphanages, to Indonesian Bible translation to Swaziland AIDS clinics, Valley Center’s Ridgeview Church makes "passion for God, compassion for others" their mission ...more»

Church News from June 26th-July 2nd

Ridgeview Church From Haitian orphanages, to Indonesian Bible translation to Swaziland AIDS clinics, Valley Center’s Ridgeview Church makes "passion for God, compassion for others" their mission ...more»

Michigan man linked to Nazi police dies at 93
DETROIT (AP) — A man under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II has died in Michigan at age 93.
10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor — including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005...
Weather service: Tornado hit homes where 4 died
SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed the homes in upstate New York where four people were killed.
Police: Man tried to hide heroin in baby's pants
Police say a man about to be arrested on theft charges tried to hide heroin in his baby's pants as he was confronted by police.
Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin sentenced to 10 years
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his conviction on bribery, money laundering and other corruption charges.
Police: Dad parked vehicle at work with son inside
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police say the father of a 15-month-old boy who died after being left in a car on a hot day had parked his vehicle at his job with his son inside.
Ford wrings mileage out of three-cylinder Fiesta
There's a new little secret under the hoods of some 2014 Ford Fiesta small cars.
Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding. When she was told he had cancer, she knew to blame her heavy smoking, an addiction she couldn't kick until after her pet died...

Latin American soccer league invites all to participate

The Latin American Soccer League extends an invitation to all to form teams and come out for competition. Soccer is taking on a new interest in the U....more»

Local brothers to represent USA in baseball championships

Brothers Baranowski, Ryan, 14, and Riley, 13, will help represent the United States in the prestigious 15 and under Baseball World Championships held for the 33rd year, this time in Hawaii....more»

Bastille Day remembered

July 14 is Bastille Day, France’s version of Independence Day. Not only is it a national holiday for France, but the story behind the French Revolution is a symbol of what happens when big government ...more»

Editorials

Tony Gwynn used his status as a local hero to get away with good rather than to get away with bad. Because Tony Gwynn was Tony Gwynn, he could put the long-term interests of the San Diego State University ...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»

Emmy Award winner to discuss film

On February 3, the Pauma Valley Lions Club will host a discussion with Kilma Lattin, a member of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, U.S. Army veteran and business executive....more»

See you at the Library

The Friends of the Valley Center Library has good news for Valley Center and Library supporters. We now have a beautiful web site and a new email address, so that we can stay in touch with the community....more»

Ishikawa gets Open spot after Stricker pulls out
(Reuters) - World number 19 Steve Stricker will miss next week's British Open at Hoylake after deciding not to take up his exemption, organizers said in a statement on Tuesday. The 47-year-old American, a part-time player in recent seasons who also missed the Open championship in 2013, is replaced by Ryo Ishikawa of Japan...
Walker enthralled by links adventure
Three-time PGA Tour winner Jimmy Walker arrived in Aberdeen for this week's Scottish Open admitting it will be only the third occasion in his career he's tasted links golf. Walker, 35 is joining four other PGA Tour-based Americans in defending champion Phil Mickelson, Ryan Palmer, Kevin Stadler and Rickie Fowler in the event being played for the first time on the Royal Aberdeen course...
Golf-Ishikawa gets Open spot after Stricker pulls out
World number 19 Steve Stricker will miss next week's British Open at Hoylake after deciding not to take up his exemption, organisers said in a statement on Tuesday. The 47-year-old American, a part-time player in recent seasons who also missed the Open championship in 2013, is replaced by Ryo Ishikawa of Japan...
Sleepy New York baseball fan sues over nap time jibes
By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man says television announcers who teased him on air for falling asleep at a New York Yankees game should let sleeping fans lie. Andrew Rector contends that he was subjected to an "unending verbal crusade" from ESPN announcers Dan Shulman and John Kruk when cameras caught him sleeping at an April 13 game against the Boston Red Sox, according to a defamation lawsuit filed last week in New York state court...

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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