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False bomb report leads follow-up list

Following up on crime-related stories, here are updates on a few of the recent stories relating to Palomar Country. Lockdown at the middle school revisited Frits Leo Versteegh went a little, shall we ...more»

Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower stands tall at age 100

The Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower at 3015 Pala Mission Road has been an iconic landmark and symbol on the road from Pauma Valley through Pala to Temecula for two centuries....more»

Concert in the Park set for an atomically groovy evening

Valley Center Parks and Recreation is hosting its ever-popular "Concert in the Park" on Friday, June 26 at the Community Center. Bring a lawn chair, picnic treats and beverage of your choice to the event....more»

Celebrating a big day at the Valley Center Library

It was business as unusual at the Valley Center Library on Wednesday, June 17. Or maybe it was the new normal, as around 1,300 patrons set what was believed to be a one-day attendance record for the multipurpose ...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»

UN condemns fighting by Syria and rebels in Golan Heights
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is condemning the fighting and use of heavy weapons by Syrian armed forces and opposition fighters in the area that has separated Syrian and Israel forces since 1974...
UN extends Darfur peacekeeping force despite Sudan protest
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council on Monday unanimously approved a one-year extension of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan's western Darfur region where conflict is intensifying, rejecting the Sudanese government's demand that the troops leave...
Gov. Cuomo: Inmates had sights on Mexico but ride backed out
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two convicted murderers who eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks planned to drive to Mexico after escaping prison but ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed out — finally splitting up in their final days of freedom, Gov...
NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign...
Tsipras defiant as banks shut, markets rocked
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a referendum that could determine whether the country has to ditch the euro currency and return to the drachma...
California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland...
A look at wildfire hotspots around the West
Wildfires chased residents from neighborhoods in Washington state, where 24 structures burned, and in California, where flames raged uncomfortably close to a historic mission. In Alaska, rain helped suppress fire activity...
'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington state
SEATTLE (AP) — A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood, destroying properties and forcing residents of several hundred homes to flee, authorities said Monday...

Jaguars of the gridiron learn fundamentals at football camp

Jaguar Stadium at Valley Center High School was alive last week with the sound of football. In other words, led by the VCHS football coaching staff and a select group of varsity football players, the ...more»

Field hockey honors, soccer, highlight list

Field hockey academic honors Valley Center High School’s field hockey came in for academic honors of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) San Diego Section kind....more»

We are all fighting drought together

We are nearing the end of our Drought Response Implementation Program — Week 2. Suffice it to say, it has been a couple of weeks of bringing awareness to our customers and a very high level of activity ...more»

Woman’s death recalls family’s famous past

When Ruth Fairbanks Causey died recently at age 97, no one in Valley Center took notice, yet she was descended from one of the wealthiest, most famous, and most influential families in the nation, and ...more»

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....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»

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»

Brian Harman leads Bubba after three rounds at Travelers
American Brian Harman made a closing four-foot birdie for a five-under-par 65 and the sole lead after the third round at the Travelers Championship on Saturday. Harman posted a 14-under 196 total at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut, one stroke in front of two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson (68) and Canadian Graham DeLaet (64), who is seeking his first PGA Tour victory...
Harman seizes lead at Travelers Championship
Brian Harman rolled in a birdie on his final hole to card his second straight five-under 65 and take a one-stroke lead into the fourth round of the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. Harman, whose only PGA Tour win came at the John Deere Classic last year, ended 54 holes at 14-under-par 196 at the River Highlands course...
Morrison on song with two-shot Munich lead
England's James Morrison opened up a two-shot lead after three rounds of the BMW International on Saturday as overnight leader Rafael Cabrera-Bello fell six shots off the pace. Morrison, 30, had been one shot off the lead on Friday but was in fine form on Saturday with a third-round 67 to reach 16 under par for the tournament...
Many U.S. companies say supporting marriage equality makes business sense
From renaming an ice cream flavor to flying the gay movement's rainbow flag, many American corporations celebrated Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage and said it made good sense for their businesses...

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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