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Art association sets dates for future shows

The second Valley Center Art Association art sale held last week at The Clubhouse at Woods Valley Golf Course, 14616 Woods Valley Road, was so successful that several other dates have been added to the ...more»

Move over Oscar, Valley Center played host to its share of movie madness

Oscar held sway at Hollywood last week when the stars came out to shine, which brings us back home to Valley Center where some of the stars landed from time to time....more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...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»

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»

North Dakotans find their way to Valley Center History Museum

The Valley Center History Museum can now claim that it has had visitors from every state in the Union. Since its opening in 2013, the local museum has welcomed guests from 49 of the 50 states....more»

Senate Democrats step up pressure for vote on attorney general
By Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats on Thursday wrote a formal letter to Republicans urging them to hold a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general. There is still no date set by the Republican majority for a vote to be held on the Senate floor for Lynch's nomination, despite the Senate judiciary committee's endorsing her a week ago...
Hispanic group seeks special prosecutor in police shooting
PASCO, Wash. (AP) — A Hispanic group is calling for a special prosecutor in the case of an unarmed Mexican man who was killed by officers in Washington state after throwing rocks at cars and police...
Officer loses control of cruiser, crashes into vet clinic
SPRINGDALE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a police officer lost control of his cruiser on a slippery road before crashing through the wall of a veterinary clinic in Pennsylvania.
Judge asked to give boy, then 11, new trial in 2009 slaying
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a boy who was just 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancee asked a judge on Thursday to dismiss those charges or, at least, grant him a new juvenile court trial...
US finds racist, profit-driven practices in Ferguson
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St...
Late winter storm drops snow from Texas to Nantucket
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Winter could have at least one more blast for much of the U.S. after the late-season snow stops falling: Record low temperatures are in the forecast for dozens or cities.
Student injuries reported in Washington school bus accident
ORONDO, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say students were injured in a collision involving a school bus and a truck in north central Washington.
Wendy Saltzman reports on snow in King of Prussia, Pa.
Action News reporter Wendy Saltzman reports from King of Prussia, Pennsylvania on the snow conditions Thursday.

All good things must come to an end for 21-8 Jaguars’ hoop dreams

A tough one-point playoff loss Friday night at the Jaguars Den ended Valley Center High School's boys basketball season to be sure. However, the team played hard and put up a 21-win season rebounding ...more»

‘Friday Night Lights’ at Valley Center CrossFit

Valley Center CrossFit holds weekly "Friday Night Lights" competitions as a way of challenging and improving athletic skills. Referred to as CrossFit Games 2015, the weekly competitions started on Feb....more»

The View From Here: Boys and Girls Club forever

The view from here is hopeful. As I sit and watch my son practice basketball in the front yard, I am reminded of the great people in our community who help children....more»

Three-Dot Lounge, Valley Center style

It's been nearly a decade since famed San Francisco journalist Herb Caen died. For journalists and San Franciscans, Caen was a superstar. Known as "Mr....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»

Open hosts Royal St. George's to allow women members
Royal St George's, one of three male-only clubs on the British Open rota, has voted to allow women members for the first time, British media reported on Wednesday. "The Royal St George's Golf Club is pleased to announce that, following an extraordinary general meeting held on 14th February 2015 and a subsequent ballot of the full members of the Club, a resolution to alter the Club's rules to make ladies eligible for membership has been duly passed," the club said in a statement...
Singapore's rising mercury a challenge for Ko's hot streak
By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's steamy temperatures will be no less a challenge than the star-studded field at the HSBC Women's Champions for teenaged world number one Lydia Ko's bid for her third successive title...
Record rise may never sink in, says teen golf star Ko
Teenage sensation Lydia Ko said her record rise to world number one still hadn't sunk in and may never do as she heads into this week's HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore. Ko astounded the golf world last month by reaching number one at the age of just 17, the youngest by a male or female player and smashing the record set by Tiger Woods at 21...
Golf-Relaxed approach key for pressure free Park
By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE, March 4 (Reuters) - Free of the burden that comes with the world number one ranking, South Korea's Park In-bee is looking forward to a more relaxed year on the LPGA Tour that she hopes will lead to an elusive British Open 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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