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America's letter carriers delivering hope in Valley Center

Over 2,000 pounds of nonperishable food items were collected Saturday, May 9, for America’s Letter Carriers Delivering Hope food drive. The food collection is held each year on the first Saturday ...more»

Western Days kicks off with a non-starter

Western Days began with a whimper rather than a shout. The Saturday night, May 16, Western Days Kick-Off Event was cancelled as a result of bad weather....more»

Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands compete at Coronado

The Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands competed in the biggest jazz festival of the year in San Diego this past Saturday, May 9 at Coronado, according to VCMS music teacher Jeff Beck....more»

Panelists needed for Valley Center High School ‘Senior Presentation Days’

Would you like to see what is expected of Valley Center High School seniors? This is your chance. VCHS is seeking community panelists for "Senior Presentation Days," which take place 7:30 a....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 practical....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»

Once vilified, BP now getting credit for gulf tourism boom
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — With the Memorial Day holiday here, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scared away visitors in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something no one imagined back then: An increase in tourism in the region...
Calmer bike rally weekend reported at South Carolina beach
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say this year's Atlantic Beach Bikefest has been much quieter than last year's violence-marred event.
Protesters target Oakland policy on street demonstrations
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police made arrests as demonstrators marched in downtown Oakland against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests — the second such gathering in as many days...
Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama
WASHINGTON (AP) — For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.
Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans
DETROIT (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives...
1 dead in double shooting in Reading, Pa.
Police say a man is dead and a woman injured after a shooting in Reading, Pennsylvania Sunday.
New Orleans Cop Shot Dead in Cruiser
A police officer was found shot dead in his patrol car in New Orleans this morning.
Troubled Memphis-area cemetery to reopen for family members
BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives of people buried at a troubled Memphis-area cemetery will have the opportunity to visit their deceased loved ones for the first time since the cemetery closed more than a year ago, after its owner was arrested and charged with mishandling bodies...

Rainy days and a quest for .500 mark end of VCHS baseball season

Getting rained out not once, but twice, during California's longest-ever drought? It's been that kind of a season for Valley Center High School's snake-bitten Jaguars baseball team....more»

Brewster-Leek VCHS boys lacrosse connection gaining titles and attention

The Jaguars won their first Valley League boys lacrosse title this year and have their sights set on a second straight CIF title. That's a big change over just four years ago when they won one game all ...more»

Small town pride and Western Days

The view from here is joyful. As my daughter and I were volunteering by grooming horses at Falcon Ridge Equine Rescue this weekend, I couldn’t help but let my mind wander about this wonderful ...more»

What Veterans Mean to Me

Editor's Note: Valley Center High School's Connor Head was one of four winners of Veterans Association of North County (VANC) 2015 scholarships to North County San Diego Students....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»

Another cigar for Jimenez after record 10th ace
By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Record-breaking Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez reached another new landmark when he struck the 10th hole-in-one of his career in the BMW PGA Championship third round on Saturday...
Golf-Molinari and An lead as Jimenez and Fleetwood sparkle
* Hole-in-one record for Jimenez * Fleetwood claims rare albatross * Molinari and An two shots clear (Adds detail, quotes) By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 23 (Reuters) - Francesco Molinari and An Byeong Hun shared the lead after the BMW PGA Championship third round but the hair-raising golf was supplied by Miguel Angel Jimenez and Tommy Fleetwood on Saturday...
Molinari and An tied for PGA Championship lead
Relatively unknown Englishman Tommy Fleetwood produced the first albatross of his career, and only the third in the tournament's history, at the par five fourth hole while veteran Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez made the tenth hole-in-one of his European Tour career...
Fleetwood bags rare albatross at Wentworth
England's Tommy Fleetwood had Wentworth rocking with his first ever albatross and only the third in the history of the European PGA Championship in the third round on Saturday. It was the the 92nd albatross on the European Tour and Fleetwood insisted: "I hit a really good drive, then we had 198 to the pin with little down breeze and a little off the right...

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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