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Emergency Calls June 25 - 30

June 25 - Medical aid on Lilac Road. Fall patient with knee injury. Patient remained against medical advice. - Traffic collision near the intersection of Valley Center Road and Mira De Valle....more»

Valley Center veteran Vosberg remembered well

Jack A. Vosberg was an admired and well-recognized pillar of the community. He moved to the area in the late 1950s. He was an avocado grower and owned an eight-acre grove in Valley Center....more»

Keeping the Fourth of July fun, safe for all

As the Fourth of July approaches, officials in San Diego County are reminding residents that fireworks are illegal unless at a professionally run, licensed show....more»

VC Fire Board discusses fiscal year budget

The Valley Center Fire Protection District at its June 19 meeting began with President Weaver Simonsen addressing comments. Jon Landen, member of the Risk Assessment Subcommittee, requested the Board ...more»

Church News, July 3rd-July 9th, 2014

Ridgeview Church From Haitian orphanages, to Indonesian Bible translation to Swaziland AIDS clinics, Valley Center’s Ridgeview Church makes "passion for God, compassion for others" their mission ...more»

Church News from June 26th-July 2nd

Ridgeview Church From Haitian orphanages, to Indonesian Bible translation to Swaziland AIDS clinics, Valley Center’s Ridgeview Church makes "passion for God, compassion for others" their mission ...more»

Ford wrings mileage out of three-cylinder Fiesta
There's a new little secret under the hoods of some 2014 Ford Fiesta small cars.
Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding. When she was told he had cancer, she knew to blame her heavy smoking, an addiction she couldn't kick until after her pet died...
U.S. judge tosses Miami mortgage discrimination suit against BofA
A federal judge has dismissed the City of Miami's mortgage discrimination lawsuit against Bank of America Corp , ruling the city lacked legal standing to sue for damages under the U.S. Fair Housing Act...
Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering.
Public defenders fired for anti-Arab online posts
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two South Florida public defenders have lost their jobs after derogatory remarks about Palestinians appeared on their Facebook pages.
Oprah Winfrey interviews Jerry Sandusky's son
Jerry Sandusky's adult son is speaking out about what he says was sexual abuse by his father.
Tips for preventing child deaths in hot cars
More than three dozen children die of hyperthermia in cars annually in the United States, and since 1998 more than 500 children have died in hot cars. Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, and car interiors can reach well over 110 degrees even when the outside temperature is in the 60s...
Ex-New Orleans mayor gets 10 years in prison
By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced on Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison on corruption charges that arose in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.    A jury in February found Nagin guilty of charges including bribery, wire fraud, conspiracy, money laundering and tax evasion...

Latin American soccer league invites all to participate

The Latin American Soccer League extends an invitation to all to form teams and come out for competition. Soccer is taking on a new interest in the U....more»

Local brothers to represent USA in baseball championships

Brothers Baranowski, Ryan, 14, and Riley, 13, will help represent the United States in the prestigious 15 and under Baseball World Championships held for the 33rd year, this time in Hawaii....more»

Bastille Day remembered

July 14 is Bastille Day, France’s version of Independence Day. Not only is it a national holiday for France, but the story behind the French Revolution is a symbol of what happens when big government ...more»

Editorials

Tony Gwynn used his status as a local hero to get away with good rather than to get away with bad. Because Tony Gwynn was Tony Gwynn, he could put the long-term interests of the San Diego State University ...more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...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»

Blogger hired to defend Redskins' name quits, cites attacks
A political blogger hired by the National Football League's Washington Redskins to defend the contentious team name has resigned after two weeks on the job. Ben Tribbet, 34, said late on Monday on Twitter that he was quitting, citing a growing number of personal and political attacks...
Watson will take heat off U.S. Ryder team: North
By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Having local fan favorite Tom Watson as Ryder Cup skipper at Gleneagles in September will take a lot of pressure off Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and the rest of the United States team, according to vice-captain Andy North...
Westbrook rules himself out of U.S. World Cup team
(Reuters) - Dynamic guard Russell Westbrook, citing rest as his top priority, has declared himself unavailable for the United States basketball team at this year's World Cup in Spain. Westbrook, 25, who won gold medals on the U...
IOC warns baseball confederation after Israeli snub
(Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued a formal warning to the World Baseball Softball Confederation after the Israeli flag and name plate were removed during the confederation's congress in Tunisia last May...

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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