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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»

Buffett reflects on his firm's success and strength
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett believes his company, Berkshire Hathaway, will continue to thrive for decades thanks to its vast and varied collection of "remarkable businesses" and investments, which will help it withstand challenges in any one sector...
National monument supporters in California get antsy
WASHINGTON (AP) — California lawmakers and advocacy groups are ramping up efforts to win national monument designation for four scenic vistas in the state, from vast stretches of the Mojave Desert to redwood stands along the Pacific Coast Highway to canyons and mountains near the state's famous wine country...
Details about proposed national monuments in California
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic members of California's congressional delegation have sponsored bills to establish four national monuments. Supporters are also pushing for President Barack Obama to establish the national monuments if Congress declines to act on the bills...
Hyundai recalls 263,000 cars due to power-steering problem
NEW YORK (AP) — Hyundai is recalling about 263,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a sensor problem could cause drivers to lose power-assisted steering.
Florida police chief fired for arrest in prostitution sting
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida police chief has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a prostitute.
Upstate New York towns consider seceding to Pennsylvania
CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) — Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, folks talk about staying put and seceding to Pennsylvania.
FairPoint more attractive to buyers with new labor pact
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Wall Street analyst says FairPoint shareholders are pressing for a sale of the company now that it has negotiated a new labor pact with workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont...
Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Police have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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»

First African-American to play in an NBA game dies
(Reuters) - The National Basketball Association on Friday hailed Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in an NBA game, as "a modest gentleman who played the game with skill, class, and pride...
Camera-shy Coetsee leads, Clarke misses cut
Wallie Coetsee took a one-stroke Joburg Open halfway lead Friday as overnight pacesetter Nic Henning imploded and new Europe Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke failed to make the cut. Camera-shy Coetsee fired a second-round 65 on the west course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club for a 131 two-round total in the two-course tournament...
Ex-NFL star Hernandez sent urgent text on night of murder
By Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez texted a friend to "hurry" in the hours before prosecutors say the pair and another man murdered an associate in an industrial park in 2013, according to testimony on Friday...
Golf-McIlroy faces battle to avoid missing cut at wet Honda
World number one Rory McIlroy faced a battle to make the cut at the Honda Classic at PGA National on Friday, reaching the turn at five over-par for the tournament. Heavy rain leading to standing water on the greens caused delays of over two hours on Friday morning but when play did resume, McIlroy found it hard going...

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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