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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»

Texas resident charged with conspiracy to provide support to Islamic State
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Texas resident has been charged with conspiracy to provide material support to Islamic State, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday. Asher Abid Khan, 20, of Spring, Texas, is accused of trying to travel to Syria to fight for the militant group...
Man pleads guilty to strangling wife in Philadelphia park
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty to strangling his wife in a park as they fought over his texts to another woman.
'Free range' parents cleared of child neglect in 1 case
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A Maryland couple who were investigated for neglect after letting their two young children walk home alone from local parks have been cleared in one of two such cases.
John Murphy, NY congressman convicted in Abscam, dies at 88
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Congressman John Murphy, who represented Staten Island for 18 years before being caught in the Abscam corruption scandal in the late 1970s, has died. He was 88.
3 burglars share tips of trade in crime prevention video
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police looking to educate the public about ways to prevent break-ins turned to the experts — a trio of convicted burglars.
18-year-old gets 25 years for grandparents' deaths in fire
STANFORD, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman who killed the grandparents who cared for her apologized and said she'll feel guilt for the rest of her life as a judge handed down a 25-year sentence.
Study peeks into healthy brains to hunt Alzheimer's culprit
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.
$42 million 'nose-to-tail' upgrade for 2 hurricane hunters
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The hurricane planes known affectionately as "Miss Piggy" and "Kermit" are getting new Rolls-Royce engines, new wings and better radar.

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»

Monty leads Langer by three at Senior PGA
(Reuters) - Defending champion Colin Montgomerie of Scotland took advantage of a late collapse by American Brian Henninger to seize a three-shot lead after the third round of the Senior PGA Championship on Saturday at French Lick, Indiana...
Na leads Poulter by one at Colonial
(Reuters) - Kevin Na sank a 14-foot birdie putt on his penultimate hole to break clear of a tie at the top with Ian Poulter and edge a stroke in front after the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational on Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas...
Golf-Na leads Poulter by one at Colonial
* Na shoots 69 to retain outright lead * Poulter alone in second after 68 * Early Sunday start with storms forecast (Adds quotes, detail) May 23 (Reuters) - Kevin Na sank a 14-foot birdie putt on his penultimate hole to break clear of a tie at the top with Ian Poulter and edge a stroke in front after the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational on Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas...
Golf-Monty leads Langer by three at Senior PGA
Defending champion Colin Montgomerie of Scotland took advantage of a late collapse by American Brian Henninger to seize a three-shot lead after the third round of the Senior PGA Championship on Saturday at French Lick, Indiana...

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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