Thursday, April 24, 2014 • 05:52
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Donating avocados to a local food bank

Julie Wright and her family live on three acres in Valley Center. They have 150 avocado trees that produce 800 pounds of avocados each year. "The commercial value if we sell them is approximately $500....more»

Boys and Girls Club, History Museum

The Valley Center branch of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater San Diego and the Valley Center History Museum were allocated Neighborhood Reinvestment Program grants April 15....more»

Spring Fling includes Country Flea Market

The second annual Country Flea Market will take place at Bates Nut Farm on April 26 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Country Flea Market coincides with an entire weekend of activities including the Spring ...more»

Broken Rock Ranch is a Valley Center gem

Managers Will and Cami Voertman of Broken Rock Ranch want to share a secret with the community. They believe that their ranch is the best-kept secret in Valley Center....more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church Ridgeview Church This church includes a cross-section of valley people from ranchers to desk-jockeys, the greatest generation to gen X’rs, music that incorporates classic hymns ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church A cross-section of Valley people; from wood-carvers to attorneys, cow-girls to head-bangers — great music and sermons that are entertaining, illuminating, and usually not boring ...more»

2-week truce for hot sauce maker, California city
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between the makers of Sriracha hot sauce and the Southern California city that says its air is too spicy to bear.
Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers
NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law...
US to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes...
10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see...
Fire continues at Wyoming natgas facility, disrupts supply: Williams
A fire is still raging at Williams Companies Inc's natural gas processing plant in Opal, Wyoming, that exploded on Wednesday afternoon, disrupting regional supplies, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday...
Group committed to Afghanistan despite shooting
LEMOYNE, Pa. (AP) — Officials at a U.S. health care nonprofit say they are working closely with authorities investigating a shooting at their Kabul hospital that killed three American physicians and wounded a U...
Big riders mean big horses on Western trails
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain...
UN Security Council threatens sanctions at S.Sudan
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expressing rare "horror" at the recent massacre of civilians in South Sudan and threatens sanctions.

Jaguars host track and field invitational

Despite Spring Break, participant turnout was remarkable as the Jaguars of Valley Center hosted their annual track and field invitational last Saturday at the high school athletic field....more»

VCHS girls lacrosse defeated by Del Norte

The Valley Center girls varsity lacrosse team was dealt a hard-fought defeat by the Del Norte High School Nighthawks on their home turf on Monday evening....more»

Adults should act like adults

As reported in last week’s Valley Roadrunner, Valley Center Pauma Unified School District member Michael Robledo angrily stormed out of a recent school board meeting during a discussion on school ...more»

The Jaguars’ Spot

Dr. Seuss wrote, "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." It’s been years since this classic children’s tale has been read ...more»

Huge win for solar homes

The California Public Utilities Commission made a final decision today that has solar homeowners celebrating. The Commission unanimously voted to protect California’s solar customers’ net ...more»

100 places offering free tax help

Getting something for free does not happen often for Linda McIntear. So when she heard from a neighbor last year that the International Rescue Committee in City Heights was helping file taxes for free, ...more»

Emmy Award winner to discuss film

On February 3, the Pauma Valley Lions Club will host a discussion with Kilma Lattin, a member of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, U.S. Army veteran and business executive....more»

See you at the Library

The Friends of the Valley Center Library has good news for Valley Center and Library supporters. We now have a beautiful web site and a new email address, so that we can stay in touch with the community....more»

Golf-European Ryder Cup points table
April 22 (Reuters) - European Ryder Cup points table on Tuesday: World points list 1. Sergio Garcia (Spain) 203.86 2. Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) 157.41 3. Luke Donald (England) 130.28 4. Ian Poulter (England) 122...
Golf-PGA Tour FedExCup points table
April 22 (Reuters) - PGA Tour 2014 FedExCup points table onTuesday (U.S. unless stated): 1. Jimmy Walker 2,046 points 2. Bubba Watson 1,840 3. Matt Kuchar 1,436 4. Patrick Reed 1,364 5. Dustin Johnson 1,334 6...
Golf-Dawson to retire next year as R&A chief executive
LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) - Peter Dawson will retire next year as chief executive of the Royal and Ancient (R&A), the body which governs golf outside the United States said on Tuesday. Dawson, who has led the R&A for 16 years, will step down in September 2015 and also relinquish the role of secretary of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, a members club whose headquarters overlook the Old Course...
Grizzlies, Clippers win to level NBA playoff matchups
Oklahoma City (AFP) - Zach Randolph scored eight of his 25 points in overtime to spark the Memphis Grizzlies over Oklahoma City 111-105, equalizing their NBA playoff series at one win each.

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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