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Suspect Wanted in Valley Center Library Burglaries; Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Valley Center Sheriff's Substation want the public's help to identify and locate the suspect wanted in connection with two burglaries at the ...more»

Pastor walks road to glory with heavy wooden cross in tow

Pastor Wes Mauch took a road less traveled through Valley Center last Thursday, carrying a 38-pound wooden cross, a well-worn Bible and message all the way to Rancho Santa Fe....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»

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»

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»

Black-market 'body sculptor' set to resume testifying
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for black-market "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death...
New Mexico students walk out over new tests contested in US
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Students frustrated over a new standardized test walked out of schools around New Mexico in protest Monday as the new exam was being given.
Federal study: Foster kids struggle to get health screenings
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Some foster children are not getting their required medical screenings even though the visits are paid for by Medicaid, federal health investigators warn in a study released Monday...
Witnesses testify against white supremacist charged in Kansas murders
By Kevin Murphy OLATHE, Kan (Reuters) - A Kansas police officer testified on Monday about finding a young boy and his grandfather shot in the head outside a Jewish community center, the first witness of many planned for a hearing in the case of a white supremacist charged with killing three people in a Kansas City suburb last April...
Woman: Ex-beau charged in Facebook killing told me he did it
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of a Maine man accused of using Facebook to lure a teenager to her death says he confessed he committed the killing.
Officials mull adult charges for teen fatal stabbing suspect
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors are considering whether to charge a 15-year-old as an adult in the stabbing death of a 13-year-old boy in central Wisconsin.
Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system
DALLAS (AP) — A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked...
Italian tourist killed when hit by piece of Alaska glacier
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a 28-year-old Italian tourist was killed when he was crushed by a large piece of ice that broke from a glacier.

Trout bite still solid at Lake Wohlford

To protect Lake Wohlford from invasive exotic Quagga mussels, there is still a ban on private watercraft and equipment that could have been exposed to mussels....more»

Jaguar roundballers playoffs bound

While the Valley Center High School boys basketball team fell just a win short of the Valley League title, the Jaguars had a remarkable season and are headed to the playoffs....more»

From Boone County Hospital to San Pasqual Village and back

As a kid from Connecticut with degrees from Rice and Wisconsin, naturally I was sent up to the Ozark Mountains by John Robert Starr, legendary executive editor of the statewide Arkansas Democrat....more»

VC house numbering system explained

Why do homes and businesses in Valley Center have addresses with five digits and how was the town's house numbering system decided? These were among questions asked recently at a talk on local street ...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»

Harrington grabs lead at storm-struck PGA event
Ireland's Padraig Harrington completed a four-under par 66 Saturday to seize a one-stroke lead over American Patrick Reed after the second round of the storm-hit US PGA Tour's Honda Classic...
Ex-New York Knick basketball player Anthony Mason dead at 48
(Reuters) - Anthony Mason, a former player with the National Basketball Association's New York Knicks, has died at the age of 48, the team said on Saturday. The 13-year NBA veteran had severe heart problems, his son, Anthony Mason Jr...
Coetsee leads Joburg Open as South Africans, English dominate
Wallie Coetsee doubled his Joburg Open overnight lead to two strokes Saturday as a final-round showdown loomed between South African and English golfers. Of the top 14 names on the leaderboard after the third round at overcast Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Club, eight are South African and the other six English...
Where's Wallie? He's in front at the Joburg Open
Overnight leader Wallie Coetsee carded a two-under 70 on Saturday to claim a two-shot advantage after the third round of the Joburg Open but a sizeable chasing pack are hot on his heels. Four strokes separate the top 15, setting up the potential for a thrilling final round on the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Club's East Course...

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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