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Chimes ringing as Liberty Bell Plaza gets down to business

With development issues front and center around Palomar Country this week, a blast from the past appeared primed for takeoff. After nearly a decade of trying to get the show on the road, Liberty ...more»

Housing development by any other name proceeds at former Konyn Dairy site

You can call it Touchstone. Or you can call it True Life. Or you can call it Park Circle. Like the old Natural Light Beer "You can call me Ray" tagline, the old Konyn Dairy property on Valley Center ...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»

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»

Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000; villages plead for aid
As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for food, shelter and medicine.
Baltimore mayor imposes curfew, governor declares state of emergency after riots
Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody...
Tiny California tribe turns to adoption to boost revenue
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — A tiny, casino-owning Native American tribe in Northern California has pursued an unusual strategy to boost revenue: Adoption.
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
AP PHOTOS: Riots hit Baltimore after Freddie Gray funeral
BALTIMORE (AP) — A CVS store set ablaze. People looting shops and hurling rocks and bricks at police. The smell of burned rubber in one neighborhood where youths looted a liquor store.
Mexican police free 92 migrants held near U.S. border
Mexican police freed 92 migrants from a safe house in the city of Reynosa on Mexico's northeastern border with the United States, the government said on Monday. Federal police arrested three suspected gang members during the raid on the building where the migrants, hailing from Cuba, Brazil, Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, were being held, the National Security Commission said in a statement...
NWS: At least 8 tornadoes touched down in Texas Sunday
DALLAS (AP) — A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday...

Jaguars baseball team early Valley League leaders

For now, Valley Center High School's baseball team sits in the catbird seat atop the Valley League tote board. However, the league season is early and the major tests for the Jaguars and their 2015 league ...more»

Awards highlight Valley Center High School's annual wrestling team banquet

The Valley Center Wrestling Team held its annual team banquet at the Valley Center High School on April 6. Coach Wesley Jones thanked his assistant coaches and staff, all of whom worked very hard ...more»

The VCCPG case against Lilac Hills Ranch

(Editor's Note: After nearly three hours of often contentious discussion, the Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) gave the proposed 1,760-home Lilac Hills Ranch the thumbs down by a 11-2 vote ...more»

Lilac Hills Ranch responds

(Editor's Note: On Wednesday, April 15, the Roadrunner asked Lilac Hills Ranch management to provide an op/ed piece to run side-by-side the excerpted Valley Center Community Planning "Comments on the ...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»

Seven players disciplined after White Sox-Royals brawl
(Reuters) - Six players were suspended and a seventh fined by Major League Baseball (MLB) on Saturday following Thursday's benches-clearing brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals...
Day leads after weather-hit second round in New Orleans
(Reuters) - Jason Day birdied two of his last four holes after play resumed at the weather-delayed Zurich Classic of New Orleans in Avondale, Louisiana on Saturday to seize a one-shot lead when the second round was finally completed...
Cleveland Cavaliers' Smith suspended two games
Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith was suspended for two games by the NBA for striking a Boston player in the face in game four of their first-round playoff series. Smith will miss the first two games of the second round, in which the Cavs will face either Chicago or Milwaukee...
Cavs will be without Love for second round
Cleveland big man Kevin Love will miss the second round of the NBA playoffs with a dislocated left shoulder, the Cavaliers said Monday. Love was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday's first-round series-clinching win over Boston when he tangled with Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk as the two players battled for a loose ball...

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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