Saturday, October 10, 2015 • 03:55

Lilac Hills Ranch hearing postponed: no new date set

The October 14 date for the Board of Supervisors’ hearing on the Accretive Group’s Lilac Hills Ranch project has been postponed and no new date has been set....more»

County to fund pilot school resource officers at VC

Last week the Board of Supervisors surprised the Valley Center Unified School District with the announcement that it was one of nine school districts in the County that will have Sheriff’s deputies ...more»

Kiwanis still needs players, sponsors for October 16 golf tournament

"We’re in good shape, but we could use some more players and sponsors," Jim Dorschel of the Valley Center Kiwanis Club said this week about the club’s October 16 fund-raising tournament at ...more»

Make wreaths, learn about native plants and find plant bargains this month

The Dos Valles Garden Club has a variety of activities in October, including a workshop in creating autumn leaves, a speaker who will inform about how Native Americans used local native plants and finally ...more»

Church News - October 8, 2015

St. Francis Episcopal Church St. Francis Episcopal Church, Pauma Valley is a small but active community of Christians. The church recently welcomed Father Wesley Hills as Interim Priest....more»

Saint Francis Episcopal Church welcomes The Rev. Wesley B. Hills as Interim Priest

Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Pauma Valley has welcomed a new interim priest. The Reverend Wes Hills will be preaching, providing pastoral care, and serving as the spiritual leader while the parish ...more»

"Lucky one" in Oregon shooting speaks about massacre
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The 18-year-old college student singled out by the shooter as the "lucky one" to survive and deliver a package to law enforcement has spoken for the first time about the massacre...
Shark bites surfer on Oahu's North Shore
HONOLULU (AP) — A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bitten by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore.
AccuWeather: Storms Clearing Out
Meteorologist Cecily Tynan tracks a refreshing change in our weather, after and warm and stormy Friday.
Honolulu clearing final blocks of major homeless camp
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu officials began the final sweeps of what was one of the largest homeless encampments in the nation, tearing down structures that have been home to some for over a year.
Police: Trio used stolen gun to rob, kill 2 in California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three young transients used a handgun that was stolen from an unlocked car to rob and kill a backpacking Canadian tourist in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and then a yoga instructor two days later on a hiking trail north of the city, authorities said...
Fire breaks out at hoarder's home in New Castle
Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at a hoarder's two-story home in New Castle.
Eagles QB Mark Sanchez, special guests attend CHOP's homecoming
Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez put down the playbook and put on his sport coat for the homecoming dance at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Divers call off search for stroller reportedly thrown into Brandywine River
Wilmington rescue crews have called off a search for a stroller that was reportedly thrown into the Brandywine River.

Evaluating the Jags at Mid-Season

Whew, that was fast! It seems as if it was only yesterday that the Valley Center football team was playing in its season opener against Mater Dei on a hot night, late in August....more»

Jag Quarterback Rhett Reilly: There’s a Lot to Like

If you were to conjure up the image of what a high school quarterback should be, Rhett Riley would be straight out of Central Casting. To begin with, he’s got the look....more»

The end of a tradition?

This week, we are told, the Chamber of Commerce board may vote to go along with the Optimist proposal to get rid of the venerable, traditional name "Western Days....more»

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - October 8, 2015

IDEA FOR ROUNDABOUTS IS STUPID Editor, Roadrunner: In response to the August 27 report of the "Fight Club" I have this to say, "We lived in Valley Center for 24 years and have been visiting for over ...more»

VC Fire District begins paramedic service locally

As of today, if you need an ambulance in Valley Center, you will get the highest level of medical attention available. It’s the service that "people in Valley Center always thought they had," ...more»

Patty Gomez: on a mission to give everyone a massage

"It’s not a job to me, it’s a passion," says Patty Gomez, a massage therapist who opened Well-Being Massage in May. "I’m on a mission. I want everyone to receive a massage sometime in ...more»

CCAE offers two dance productions in October

Coming up on October 22 & 24 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, two celebrated dance productions including Shaping Sound (October 22) and MOMIX: Alchemia (October 24) will dazzle San Diego ...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»

Golf-Chip-ins delight co-leaders Kjeldsen and Fitzpatrick
(Adds details, quotes) By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Matthew Fitzpatrick, the youngest man in the field, again showed he could mix it with the European Tour's elite by ending the second round of the British Masters in a tie for the lead with Soren Kjeldsen on Friday...
Mariners fire manager McClendon after two seasons
(Reuters) - The Seattle Mariners have fired manager Lloyd McClendon after failing to make the postseason during his two seasons in charge, the Major League Baseball team said on Friday. McClendon had raised hopes of a Seattle turnaround after the 2014 team had their first winning season since 2009 and fell one game shy of a Wild Card playoff berth but he was unable to build on that momentum as the Mariners went 76-86 in the 2015 season...
Golf-Poulter confident despite 'smash on head with wet salmon'
By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Tournament host Ian Poulter is confident of mounting a title charge at the British Masters over the weekend despite having to endure "a smash around the head with a wet salmon" on Friday...
Kjeldsen, Fitzpatrick lead at Woburn
Dane Soren Kjeldsen and England's Matthew Fitzpatrick shared the British Masters halfway lead on nine-under par at Woburn on Friday. While Fitzpatrick is in his first full season on the European Tour, and searching for his first title, Kjeldsen is an old EPGA hand and is hoping to add this to his Irish Open success in May...
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