Friday, August 29, 2014 • 03:34
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Valley Center students gear up for new school year

All charged up and ready to go, Valley Center students headed back to school last week. The summer vacation is officially over and it’s time for the students to get back to studying for the new ...more»

Grave vandalism at Valley Center Cemetery

Ellen Barnes and Barry Stepan are distraught that their son Collin’s grave has been vandalized at the Valley Center Cemetery located off Miller Road. According to Barnes, this is the third or fourth ...more»

Lake Wohlford set to change to fall hours

The local Lake Wohlford is open from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. every day of the week. The dock closes at 7 p.m. The last plant was 1,000 pounds of channel catfish on July 31....more»

Mandatory water restrictions implemented in VC

The governor of the State of California has ordered the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory water use restrictions for all retail water providers....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»

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history...
Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City
Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
At least 25 trapped in mine landslide in Nicaragua
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers worked Friday to reach at least 25 miners trapped in a gold mine landslide in northern Nicaragua.
Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."
Closing arguments expected in trial of Virginia ex-governor, wife
Closing arguments were scheduled on Friday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, who are charged with accepting gifts and sweetheart loans from a businessman...
Family sues Georgia police after death in custody
ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a man who died after Atlanta-area police used stun guns on him has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the former officers and the city, the family's lawyer said.
U.N. urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Missouri shooting
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri...
California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill
Californian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U...

Trout reintroduced with a unanimous decision win

Austin "No Doubt" Trout, the 28-year-old former WBA junior middleweight champion, met the canvas twice in the third round of a 12 round fight held at the Pechanga Casino and Resort in Temecula with a ...more»

VCHS student wins big at Arabian Youth Nationals

Valley Center High School student Ryan Melendez returned home after successfully competing in the Arabian/Half Arabian Youth nationals in Albuquerque, New Mexico in July....more»

Debate over the Second Amendment goes on

Second Amendment debates often seem to devolve into arguments between those who want to ban virtually all firearms and those, like myself, who believe the Second Amendment means exactly what it says....more»

Molly's Column

Hi, this is Molly! How are you today? Today I will talk about all my camping trips, school, four cool facts about chickens, and my goals. My whole summer was practically camping....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»

USC football player admits making up rescue story
University of Southern California football player Josh Shaw admitted on Wednesday that he fabricated a widely publicized story that he hurt himself while rescuing his young nephew from a swimming pool...
Browns receiver Gordon suspended one year
The National Football League has slapped wide receiver Josh Gordon with a one-year ban for substance abuse after the Cleveland Browns player's appeal was thrown out. The suspension comes after the 23-year-old Gordon, who led the NFL with 1,646 receiving yards last season, argued he failed a drugs test because of second-hand marijuana smoke...
ESPN regrets report on showering habits of NFL's Michael Sam
(Reuters) - Sports television network ESPN said on Wednesday it regrets a report that detailed the showering habits of St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL...
Coach Rivers signs extension with Clippers
Doc Rivers, the head coach who helped his Los Angeles Clippers players navigate the turbulent waters of the Donald Sterling scandal, will stay with the club through the 2018-19 NBA season. The Clippers announced on Wednesday they had agreed a contract extension with Rivers, who led them to a franchise-best 57-25 record and a second straight Pacific Division title in his first campaign with the club...

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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