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Where the rubber once met Cole Grade Road

For a short period of time around World War I, Valley Center was a place where the rubber truly met the road. Now, what remains of Valley Center’s guayule plant rubber plantation sits idly by on ...more»

Güejito Ranch art show draws crowd to VC Library

A lot of interested Valley Center residents showed up at the VC Library Community Room on Aug. 22, to check out "The Jewel of North County," exhibition featuring watercolor, photography and mixed media ...more»

Rollicking ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ comes to Patio Playhouse

"Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig, author of "Lend Me a Tenor," is now in session at Patio Playhouse Community Theater. Margo Essman directs. You may remember her from work a few years ago with the ...more»

‘September Hort’ from Marilyn’s Garden Design and Dos Valles Garden Club

Editor’s Note: Talented landscape designer, and longtime Dos Valles Garden club fellow traveler, Marilyn Guidroz, provides some summer horticulture tips for plant lovers....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»

1 jailed, gunman still sought in Sacramento college shooting
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One of the victims in the shooting of three students on a Sacramento college campus has been arrested, while authorities were still seeking the gunman who killed one and injured two...
Entangled blue whale spotted off southern California coast
A blue whale entangled in a fishing line was spotted off the coast of southern California on Friday and rescue workers were determining how to free the massive mammal, officials said. The whale was first seen in the afternoon by a cruise ship 5 miles (8 km) off the coast of the upscale seaside community of Rancho Palos Verdes, said National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) spokesman Jim Milbury...
Tennis officials eye security after drone crashes at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) — A drone crash during a U.S. Open match has tennis officials thinking about whether they can do more to safeguard the sprawling National Tennis Center from such hazards, a spokesman said Friday...
Texas officer who killed teen hired by police on 3rd try
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A white police officer fired after he fatally shot a black college football player had applied twice to the Arlington Police Department before being hired on his third try, according to personnel records released by the department on Friday...
Shooting outside TLA on South Street; 1 person injured
Gunfire erupted on South Street Friday night, leaving one person shot. Now Philadelphia police are searching for the gunman.
Police testify for colleague accused of excessive force
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Several colleagues of an Alabama police officer recorded slamming an Indian grandfather to the ground testified about the officer's training record Friday and said the move he used to take the man down was not taught by department officials...
Judge: Injunction against water rule limited to 13 states
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota said Friday that his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule aimed at regulating some small waterways applies only to the 13 states that sued to block it, and not nationwide...
California kite surfer hit by car after wind pushes him onto highway
A kite surfer was hit by a car after a strong gust of wind pushed him onto a San Francisco highway on Friday, police said. The victim, who was not officially identified, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital, San Francisco Police Department spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan said in a statement...

Fourth-quarter fumble derails Jaguars’ football opener

If football games lasted three periods instead of four quarters, life would be sweet for Valley Center High School’s fighting Jaguars. Same goes true for Friday afternoon rush-hour traffic....more»

Kiwanis Club getting set for 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

With two annual tournaments under its belt, the Kiwanis Club of Valley Center looks forward to its 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct....more»

Let’s get children back to school safe and sound

It has been a summer filled with vacations, working new jobs and making new friends as our neighborhoods grow. It has also been a summer where as a community we have experienced sad and tragic events ...more»

Regular school attendance of utmost importance

In the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District, we work to ensure that every student graduates academically, socially and physically fit, ready to be a success in the college or career of their choice....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»

Grand Slam of golf canceled
The 2015 Grand Slam of golf featuring the year's major champions has been canceled as the PGA of America found it too complicated to move it from Donald Trump's Los Angeles course. The PGA had announced in July that it was pulling the October event from Trump National Los Angeles over the billionaire presidential hopefuls controversial remarks about Mexican immigrants...
Boston relieved as judge overturns Brady's 'Deflategate' suspension
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Bostonians ranging from workaday football fans to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker reacted with relief on Thursday to the news that a federal judge had overturned an NFL decision to suspend star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for four games...
NFL will not seek to put 'Deflategate' ruling on hold pending appeal
The National Football League will not seek to put on hold a judge's ruling that threw out Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension while it appeals the decision, a spokesman said on Thursday. The decision not to seek a stay while the appeal is pending ensures that the New England Patriots star quarterback will be allowed to play in the season opener next week...
NFL will appeal judge's ruling vacating Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' ban
The National Football League will appeal a federal judge's ruling throwing out New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension, Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement. U...

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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