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Slow speed chase ends with dog bite

A recent slow-speed chase through Valley Center ended with a whimper rather than a shout when a motorist was bitten into submission by a police dog. The man, who police didn’t identify, did not ...more»

VC Planning Group continues push for CCC Park

Led by Valley Center Community Planning Group member Jon Vick, the advisory board last week discussed its continuing push to turn part of the Valley Center-Pauma Valley Unified School District sports ...more»

Valley Briefs

BOOK SALE The Friends of The Valley Center Library will hold their annual Holiday Book Sale on Dec. 6 at the Valley Center Library from 9:30 a.m. — 5 p....more»

Valley Briefs

BOOK SALE The Friends of The Valley Center Library will hold their annual Holiday Book Sale on Dec. 6 at the Valley Center Library from 9:30 a.m. — 5 p....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»

Early-bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving
NEW YORK (AP) — Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.
2 NY children rescued from snowbank
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys who had gone out to build a snow fort were inadvertently trapped for several hours in a Newburgh, New York, snow bank when a plow operator clearing a parking lot pushed snow over them, not realizing they were there, officials said...
US celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey
NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans across the country marked Thanksgiving Day with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many overcame nasty weather, power outages and even being buried in the snow...
California sees record-breaking Thanksgiving heat
SAN DIEGO (AP) — While the East and Midwest shivered, Thanksgiving was hotter than a roasting turkey in California as a high-pressure ridge caused record-breaking highs in several cities.
Philadelphia Eagles trounce Dallas Cowboys 33-10 to top NFC East
LeSean McCoy is looking more like the NFL rushing champion of a year ago, and Mark Sanchez is getting more comfortable in Philadelphia's offense.
Fires, other incidents investigated after protests
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Several suspected arsons and other incidents are being investigated following the violent protests that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, this week after a grand jury declined to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown...
Must-have items for holiday shopping 2014
Not every year brings "Tickle Me Elmo" fever. But generally each holiday season there are those inevitable gift cravings.
Alaska pot backer ordered to comply with subpoena
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A campaign-finance investigation is moving forward against an Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana.

Valley Center boys first, girls third, at CIF championships

Valley Center’s Division IV boys’ cross country team turned heads at Saturday’s San Diego Section cross country championships at Balboa Park’s Morley Field on Nov....more»

Valley Center sports fields taking shape

Valley Center lacrosse and soccer players had something besides turkey and good tidings to feel great about this Thanksgiving. A two-acre parcel that once housed historic Civilian Conservation Corps buildings ...more»

Rodney King, sensible solutions, and new Valley Center sports fields

Kids playing soccer and lacrosse is good. Remembering the past is good. Why not have both take place at the same place? It seems like a no-brainer. Yet, the issue has lingered for more than two years ...more»

Wherefore art thou, Valley Center avocados?

Some say tomato and some say tomatah, just like some say Fallbrook avocados and some say Valley Center avocados. Unfortunately, not all avocados are created equal....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»

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»

Heady days of 2012 a distant memory for struggling RG3
By Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - A little over two years ago, Robert Griffin III embarked on his rookie season in the National Football League under a heavy weight of expectation as a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback...
Reed to replace Furyk at Tiger's comeback event
Patrick Reed, a three-time winner on the USPGA Tour last season, was named Wednesday to replace fellow-American Jim Furyk in next week's World Challenge charity event hosted by Tiger Woods. Former world number one Woods, a 14-time major champion chasing the all-time record 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus, has not played since the PGA Championship last August as he recovers from back injuries that sidelined him for most of 2014...
McIlroy, Scott reignite duel at Australian Open
Sydney (AFP) - World number one Rory McIlroy returns to defend his Australian Open title this week with Adam Scott itching for revenge after last year's final hole anguish.
Sandoval hits Boston, LaRoche inks Chicago deal
Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, top Major League Baseball free agent sluggers, signed contracts with the Boston Red Sox, who welcomed the boost to a struggling lineup of hitters. Deals with Sandoval, a star third baseman who helped San Francisco win three of the past five Major League Baseball titles, and Ramirez, a shortstop who will switch to outfielder who first signed with Boston in 2000 at age 16, were announced separately on Tuesday, when slugger Adam LaRoche joined the Chicago White Sox...

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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