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Valley Center History Museum in search of someone special

Instead of arriving in his customary sleigh drawn by reindeer, Santa traveled to Bates Nut Farm on a hayride Saturday afternoon to celebrate "Christmas in the Valley....more»

VC property owners battle over zoning use regulations

Property located at the intersection of Valley Center Road and Canyon Road was purchased as commercial property in September 2007 by Abe Boulos. Since that time, the property has undergone changes in ...more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....more»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving 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, awesome 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, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Sea boundary talks between U.S., Mexico, Cuba to take years: Mexico
By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Joint talks among the United States, Cuba and Mexico to fix the maritime boundaries of the three countries in the Gulf of Mexico are likely to be complex and stretch beyond 2018, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday...
Thaw in relations with Cuba positive for U.S. agriculture: USDA
By Karl Plume CHICAGO (Reuters) - Exports of U.S. agricultural products such as wheat, rice, soybeans and meat products stand to gain from a surprise U.S. move toward repairing relations with Cuba, agriculture industry officials said on Wednesday...
Cuba's Castro hails new era of 'living together' with U.S.
By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Raul Castro hailed a landmark exchange of prisoners with the United States on Wednesday and praised U.S. President Barack Obama as the two countries agreed to normalize relations after more than five decades of hostility...
Central Texas TV meteorologist shot; gunman sought
BRUCEVILLE-EDDY, Texas (AP) — Authorities from multiple law enforcement agencies are combing the area around a remote Central Texas television studio where a morning meteorologist was shot in a parking lot after an argument...
U.S. shippers cite wide gap in labor talks with West Coast dockworkers
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports remain far from a deal with union dockworkers after seven months of contract talks, the companies said on Wednesday, again blaming the union for waterfront cargo slowdowns...
Girl, 16, killed while getting on school bus in Bensalem
A 16-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle as she was getting on a school bus Wednesday morning in Bensalem, Pa.
Factbox: Who is Alan Gross and what did he do?
HAVANA (Reuters) - Alan Gross, a 65-year-old U.S. foreign aid worker freed from a Cuban prison on Wednesday, was arrested in Cuba in 2009 and sentenced to 15 years for importing banned technology and trying to establish clandestine Internet service for Cuban Jews...
AP source: Cuba releases US prisoner Alan Gross
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Obama administration official says Cuba has released American Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned for five years.

Valley Center High boys sweeps Tiger Classic tourney

Valley Center High School varsity boys’ basketball team couldn’t be beat this week as it swept through two tournaments going to 6-0 for the season. The worm, and we don’t mean Dennis ...more»

VC Bike Park takes shape

The much-anticipated future is now in sight for the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park at Cole Grade Park behind the softball field, 28751 Cole Grade Road....more»

Gift of giving locally

There’s the lady ringing that bell constantly outside the supermarket. There’s the guy running around town as a "secret Santa" passing out sawbucks to random people on the street....more»

Letter to the Editor: Don’t mess With VCPUSD sports fields

This letter is in response to the planning group feet for recognition of CCC on land where the district would like to build a lacrosse field. I would like to present my personal perspective as a former ...more»

San Diego Sockers take care of business at Valley View Casino Center

With a blend of youth and veteran talent, the San Diego Sockers have re-established themselves at the top of the MASL Pacific DIvision table. Matias Kruger and Jeff Hughes scored twice as the 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»

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»

49ers cut McDonald amid sex assault investigation
The San Francisco 49ers dumped veteran defensive tackle Ray McDonald on Wednesday after police said he was the focus of a sexual assault investigation, the latest to hit the NFL. The National Football League team's general manager Trent Baalke said the 49ers notified McDonald and his agent that his contract was terminated...
Thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations won't affect baseball right away: experts
By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There will be no immediate flow of top Cuban players into Major League Baseball despite the major U.S. policy shift toward the communist-run island, experts on baseball in Cuba said on Wednesday...
Hefty punishments for brawl in China women's league
BEIJING (Reuters) - Twenty three female basketball players in China have been suspended for their part in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl as organizers attempted to clamp down on ill-discipline in the scandal-hit league...
Grizzlies snap Warriors 16-game streak
The Memphis Grizzlies dealt Golden State their first defeat in more than a month, snapping the Warriors NBA winning streak at 16 games with a 105-98 triumph. Spanish center Marc Gasol scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Memphis in the battle between the top two teams in the league...

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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