Thursday, September 03, 2015 • 03:53
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Imagine my surprise 49 years later

Editor’s note: Russel Ray has been a photographer, and darn good one, for over 45 years. As for making a proverbial buck, he’s been a home inspector and property consultant throughout Southern ...more»

Valley Briefs

KIT CARSON PARK BIRD WALK SET FOR SEPT. 5 Join the VC Trails Association for three hours of bird watching, led by a guide from the Palomar Audubon Society, at 8 a....more»

Rollicking ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ comes to Patio Playhouse

"Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig, author of "Lend Me a Tenor," is now in session at Patio Playhouse Community Theater. Margo Essman directs. You may remember her from work a few years ago with the ...more»

‘September Hort’ from Marilyn’s Garden Design and Dos Valles Garden Club

Editor’s Note: Talented landscape designer, and longtime Dos Valles Garden club fellow traveler, Marilyn Guidroz, provides some summer horticulture tips for plant lovers....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»

Baltimore judge orders individual trials for police in Gray case
A judge on Wednesday ordered individual trials for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody, a case that fed the U.S. debate on police treatment of minorities...
SAT scores slip slightly as more students take test
WASHINGTON (AP) — Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is showing no improvement, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years.
AccuWeather: Heat Wave Continues
Meteorologist Adam Joseph says there's a temporary break in the heat before another heat wave sets in
DA: North Penn grad shared explicit pics of classmates
A graduate of North Penn High School in Montgomery County has been charged with allegedly sharing sexually explicit photos of underage female classmates.
Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case...
Family of Brandon Tate-Brown files class action lawsuit
The family of Brandon Tate-Brown filed a federal class action lawsuit Wednesday.
Police: Schuylkill County officer assaulted, thrown down embankment
A Schuylkill County police officer was assaulted and thrown down an embankment, according to authorities.
Papal visit: Ticket info, pedestrian routes, banned items
More information has been released concerning the Papal Mass and World Meeting of Families events on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway during Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia later this month.

Fourth-quarter fumble derails Jaguars’ football opener

If football games lasted three periods instead of four quarters, life would be sweet for Valley Center High School’s fighting Jaguars. Same goes true for Friday afternoon rush-hour traffic....more»

Kiwanis Club getting set for 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

With two annual tournaments under its belt, the Kiwanis Club of Valley Center looks forward to its 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct....more»

People behaving badly, VC style

I covered the Delta. That’s the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for our purposes although I occasionally covered the Mississippi Delta for newspapers in Louisiana and Arkansas, which is a whole ‘nother ...more»

Do you remember

40 years ago, Aug. 28, 1975: Kittens started the house fire? Really? Leading the news, or rather on the bottom of the front page was an intriguing headline: "How’s That Kittens Start Fire!" "Are ...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»

Man charged in decades-old theft of Simpson trophy
A man is facing prison over the theft of an O.J. Simpson Heisman Trophy stolen in 1994, when the former gridiron hero faced charges of murdering his ex-wife and a friend. Los Angeles County prosecutors said that Lewis Eugene Starks would be arraigned on Wednesday on a charge of receiving stolen property after trying to sell the trophy and a plaque in December...
'Concussion' football movie altered to avoid angering NFL: NY Times
By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sony Pictures Entertainment executives altered the script of its forthcoming movie "Concussion," about football-related brain trauma, to avoid antagonizing the National Football League, the New York Times reported on Wednesday...
Patriots owner calls Deflate-gate 'overblown'
Speaking at a Patriots charity function on Tuesday night in Foxboro, Massachusetts, the 74-year-old Kraft said he had explained to Patriots players and staff how he thought they should proceed with preparations for the 2015 season in the face of the ongoing saga...
Ex-San Francisco 49er charged with murder in prison cellmate's death
By Curtis Skinner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A former National Football League running back serving time in a California prison for domestic violence and vehicle theft has been charged with first-degree murder in the strangling death of his cellmate, a prosecutor said on Wednesday...

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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