Wednesday, June 03, 2015 • 12:43

Valley Briefs

BARBELLE BOOTCAMP Valley Center Athletics and CrossFit Valley Center offers "barBelle Bootcamp" at 7 a.m. or 5 p.m. June 15-24. Each class is an hour of high intensity training just for women including ...more»

Kick-off to Western Days a festive affair at library

Move over Western Days opening ceremony wannabes: The Valley Center Library Western Days 2015 Carnival is in the hood. "We’re looking at a good Western Days Parade with over 180 entries this year," ...more»

Bands ready to jam at MusicFest

If it’s the first Saturday in June, it must be time for the 4th Annual Valley Center MusicFest. The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters sponsors the event at Bates Nut Farm with proceeds going to ...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»

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 practical....more»

Four Texas family members suspected of beating 14-year-old to abort baby
By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Four members of a Texas family have been arrested on suspicion of beating a 14-year-old relative to induce an abortion two years ago after she had been raped by a member of the family, Dallas police said on Wednesday...
Texas set to execute man who has spent three decades on death row
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - One of the longest-serving inmates on Texas' busy death row was set to be executed on Wednesday, more than three decades after being convicted of fatally shooting four people in 1983...
Bus-truck collision in Pennsylvania leaves 3 dead, many hurt
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) — A tractor-trailer and a bus carrying Italian tourists collided Wednesday on a highway in eastern Pennsylvania, killing three people and sending more than a dozen to hospitals, authorities said...
3rd fire on same block sparks concern in Chester
Authorities in Chester held a news conference Wednesday afternoon after the third fire in less than a week on the same block. 20 residents are now out of their homes.
Hate crime task force eyes subway shove; victim transgender
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say the hate crime task force is now investigating the case of a transgender woman who was shoved onto the subway tracks.
Muslim chaplain: Derogatory remarks made on United flight
CHICAGO (AP) — A Muslim chaplain at Northwestern University says she wants United Airlines to make a public statement acknowledging she faced discriminatory treatment on a flight after she asked for an unopened can of Diet Coke...
Sandberg on mourning: 'I want to choose life and meaning'
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheryl Sandberg is marking the end of a 30-day period of mourning following the death of her husband by saying "I want to choose life and meaning."

Jaguars’ baseball season winds down

It’s almost all over but the shouting for a plucky Valley Center High School baseball team that had its shares of lows and highs during an eventful 2015 season....more»

Junior Jaguar Football Camp soon in session

It may be baseball season, but football season is upon us too, as registration is now open for the 16th Annual Junior Jaguar Football Camp. As usual, Valley Center High School coaches and players, led ...more»

VC CERT needs supplies, cash donations

In anticipation of what could be an active fire season, I have a couple of announcements regarding the Valley Center CERT program, and a schedule of classes and training opportunities....more»

Enforcement of water-use cutbacks begins June 1

The Drought Response is a very complex issue to cover and understand. Following are some points of clarification: 1. All of Our Customers Face Cutbacks - Our ag customers will deal with percentage reductions....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»

Wedding bells turn to victory bell for Bowditch at PGA Byron Nelson
Steven Bowditch cruised to a four-shot win at the Byron Nelson Championship by closing with a 64 at Las Colinas, the same resort where he celebrated his wedding in 2011. "We took some wedding pictures here at TPC so it is a special place and I get to take some more pictures here," said Bowditch, who was married at the Dallas area golf resort in 2011...
Australian Bowditch wins Byron Nelson by four
(Reuters) - The four-stroke victory by Steven Bowditch at the AT&T Byron Nelson on Sunday might rank as only his second best experience at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas. Four years after getting married at the resort, Bowditch became the latest Australian to win the PGA Tour stop in Irving, Texas, when he pulled away with a decisive four-birdie burst over the final eight holes...
Swede Nordqvist wins one for mum at LPGA Classic
(Reuters) - Anna Nordqvist used back-to-back birdies from the 16th to win the ShopRite LPGA Classic by one shot over Christel Boeljon of the Netherlands and cap a happy Swedish Mother's Day on Sunday in Galloway, New Jersey...
Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Byron Nelson Championship scores
May 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Byron Nelson Championship at the par-69 course on Sunday in Irving, Texas -18 Steven Bowditch (Australia) 62 68 65 64 -14 Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 64 66 67 66 Charley Hoffman (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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