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False bomb report leads follow-up list

Following up on crime-related stories, here are updates on a few of the recent stories relating to Palomar Country. Lockdown at the middle school revisited Frits Leo Versteegh went a little, shall we ...more»

Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower stands tall at age 100

The Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower at 3015 Pala Mission Road has been an iconic landmark and symbol on the road from Pauma Valley through Pala to Temecula for two centuries....more»

Concert in the Park set for an atomically groovy evening

Valley Center Parks and Recreation is hosting its ever-popular "Concert in the Park" on Friday, June 26 at the Community Center. Bring a lawn chair, picnic treats and beverage of your choice to the event....more»

Celebrating a big day at the Valley Center Library

It was business as unusual at the Valley Center Library on Wednesday, June 17. Or maybe it was the new normal, as around 1,300 patrons set what was believed to be a one-day attendance record for the multipurpose ...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 ...more»

Boy, father attacked by alligator at lake outside Houston
WALLISVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man and his son have survived an alligator attack at a lake near Houston.
Shot New York prison escapee is serious but stable
By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Doctors updated the condition of New York prison escapee David Sweat to serious from critical on Monday, a day after he was shot by police after more than three weeks on the run, hospital officials said...
Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma lethal injection process
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a drug used by Oklahoma as part of its lethal injection procedure does not violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment, dealing a setback to opponents of the death penalty...
U.S. top court agrees to weigh affirmative action in college admissions
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday waded into a new major battle over the future of affirmative action in university admissions by agreeing to take up for the second time a challenge to the process for picking students used by the University of Texas...
NJ mayor calls out Gov. Christie for storm response
Frustration is growing for the thousands of New Jersey residents dealing with power outages and storm damage. One mayor is now calling out Gov. Chris Christie for not coming to their aid.
First marriage licenses for same-sex couples issued in Louisiana
Two women were granted a marriage license in Jefferson Parish near New Orleans, according to the receptionist at the local court clerk. The Louisiana Clerks of Court Association advised clerks not to issue licenses for 25 days, the period in which the Supreme Court could be petitioned for a rehearing, according to local reports...
Flames quickly tear through homes in Washington state
SEATTLE (AP) — A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood, destroying properties and forcing residents of several hundred homes to flee, authorities said Monday...
Survey: Sibling punches aren't only assaults US kids face
CHICAGO (AP) — Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey found...

Jaguars of the gridiron learn fundamentals at football camp

Jaguar Stadium at Valley Center High School was alive last week with the sound of football. In other words, led by the VCHS football coaching staff and a select group of varsity football players, the ...more»

Field hockey honors, soccer, highlight list

Field hockey academic honors Valley Center High School’s field hockey came in for academic honors of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) San Diego Section kind....more»

We are all fighting drought together

We are nearing the end of our Drought Response Implementation Program — Week 2. Suffice it to say, it has been a couple of weeks of bringing awareness to our customers and a very high level of activity ...more»

Woman’s death recalls family’s famous past

When Ruth Fairbanks Causey died recently at age 97, no one in Valley Center took notice, yet she was descended from one of the wealthiest, most famous, and most influential families in the nation, and ...more»

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....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»

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»

Watson wins PGA Travelers in sudden death playoff
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson rolled in a birdie putt on the second hole of a sudden death playoff to beat Paul Casey and capture the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. Watson, who led after the first two rounds, on Sunday stuck his approach shot on the final hole to within seven feet, while Casey found the bunker on his first two shots then blasted a sand shot over the green to all but eliminate himself from contention...
Michael Sam returns to Alouettes
Michael Sam, who is the first openly gay player to be drafted by a National Football League team, has decided to rejoin the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes. Great to be back in Montreal with the club...
Watson wins playoff to take second Travelers title
Bubba Watson won his second Travelers Championship the same way as the first, at the second extra hole. Watson beat Englishman Paul Casey in a playoff on Sunday at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut...
Golf-Watson wins playoff to take second Travelers Championship
(Repeats to add dateline) June 28 (Reuters) - Bubba Watson rallied to beat Paul Casey in a playoff for another win at the Travelers Championship on Sunday. The two-time Masters champion Watson birdied the second playoff hole for his eighth career PGA Tour win and second win at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut...

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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