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Lilac Hills Ranch hits Shakespearean note at meet

Lilac Hills Ranch management went all Hamlet at the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce last week during its "Lunch and Learn" session. Which is to say, much like Osric’s call on the early swordplay ...more»

VCPUSD between sacred rock and a sports field place

A funny thing happened on the way to building the new soccer and lacrosse sports fields at the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District (VCPUSD) property off Cole Grade Road....more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....more»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving 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»

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»

Residents: Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Throughout the quieter parts of the French Quarter, residents and businesses have posted signs that read "Caution: Walk in Large Groups. We (heart) N.O.P.D. We Just Need More...
Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases...
Millions of GMO insects could be set loose in Florida Keys
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases...
Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water...
Santa Ana winds knock out power to thousands in California
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles...
New theory surfaces on identity of Zodiac Killer
The Zodiac Killer was never identified or caught but now there's a new theory on who he is.
'Death-qualified' juror search slows marathon, theater cases
BOSTON (AP) — One prospective juror was brutally frank when asked whether he could consider a sentence of life in prison for the man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon.
Accuweather: Snow tonight, major storm possible Monday night
Meteorologist Chris Sowers is tracking more snow for Monday and Tuesday.

Valley Center High School varsity boys basketball falls to 13-4

The Valley League is going to be tough this year, but despite a 56-48 loss to Poway high last week, the Valley Center High boys varsity basketball team sat atop league standings recently with a 13-4 record....more»

VC staff, students square off in charity basketball bash

It was time for students to turn the tables on staff at Valley Center High School basketball court last week. A friendly, but highly competitive first-ever annual student-staff basketball game to raise ...more»

VC High names students of the month

James Schwindt James Schwindt is a senior at Valley Center High School. He prides himself with being diligent and industrious and said he is extremely grateful to be chosen for Jag of Month....more»

We asked. You spoke. We listened.

A few weeks ago we ran a polite solicitation for feedback on what people liked or didn’t like in the Valley Roadrunner. What the heck? It’s kind of a pointless exercise putting out a newspaper ...more»

VC Bike Park takes shape

The much-anticipated future is now in sight for the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park at Cole Grade Park behind the softball field, 28751 Cole Grade Road....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»

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dead at 83
Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, the pioneering and famously affable slugger hailed by the team for which he played 19 seasons as "the greatest Cub in franchise history," has died at age 83, the club said in a statement on Friday...
Warriors' Thompson sets record with 37 in third quarter
(Reuters) - Klay Thompson set an NBA record with 37 third-quarter points as he led the Golden State Warriors to a 126-101 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday. Thompson finished with a career-high 52 during his record-setting night...
Sixers lose top scorer Wroten to knee injury
Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten, the NBA club's leading scorer, will be sidelined indefinitely because of a torn right knee ligament, the team announced. Wroten suffered the anterior cruciate ligament injury against New Orleans on January 16...
NFL-Seahawks defense gets boost as Sherman, Thomas recover
(Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks defense got a boost after Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas practiced ahead of their Super Bowl showdown against New England. Sherman (elbow) and Thomas (shoulder) suffered injuries in last Sunday's NFC Championship win over Green Bay but both appear ready to help Seattle pursue a second straight title...

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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