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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»

Storm hammers Lehigh Valley, residents claim funnel cloud
A storm system roughed-up parts of the viewing area Tuesday and some of the most severe conditions hammered the Lehigh Valley.
Chicago Public Schools make full pension payment by deadline
The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) made its full teachers' pension payment on Tuesday ahead of a midnight deadline, saying the move will require $200 million in spending cuts, according to a school official...
Crunch time for Greece as IMF debt looms and bailout ends
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It's crunch time for Greece, with the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday and with it any possible access to the remaining rescue loans that it needs to pay its debts...
Hawaii lawmaker assaulted at homeless camp
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii state lawmaker is recovering from injuries after being assaulted at a homeless camp in Honolulu.
Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state official said Tuesday...
1 dead in Gloucester County tractor trailer crash
Police are investigating traffic tragedy in Gloucester County.
Police locate car belonging to woman who was brutally murdered in East Mt. Airy
Homicide detectives are working leads after officers discovered a car belonging to a woman who was found brutally murdered inside her East Mt. Airy home.
Milwaukee bus union members to hold three-day work stoppage
Bus drivers and mechanics in Milwaukee will take part in a three-day work stoppage starting on Wednesday morning after negotiations with transit system officials stalled over a new labor contract, union officials said on Tuesday...

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»

American Jeff Maggert wins U.S. Senior Open by two strokes
(Reuters) - American Jeff Maggert emerged from a crowded leaderboard to win the U.S. Senior Open by two strokes in California on Sunday. Maggert shot a closing 65 to finish at 10-under-par 270 at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento...
Watson wins playoff to take second Travelers Championship
Bubba Watson rallied to beat Paul Casey in a playoff for another win at the Travelers Championship on Sunday. The two-time Masters champion Watson birdied the second playoff hole for his eighth career PGA Tour win and second win at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut...
Golf-Bubba Watson, Casey in playoff at PGA Tour event
June 28 (Reuters) - Bubba Watson and Paul Casey headed into a playoff at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut on Sunday. American Watson (67) and Englishman Casey (65) finished regulation play tied at 16-under-par 264, one stroke ahead of American Brian Harman at the PGA Tour event at TPC River Highlands...
Serbian women seal Olympic berth with European crown
Serbia won the women's European basketball championship and a place in the 2016 Olympics after a 76-68 win over hot favorites France on Sunday. It was the first medal for the Serbians as an independent nation and it surpassed their best achievement as part of the former Yugoslavia, who clinched four silver and two bronze medals...

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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