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Valley Center ranch owner on trial for alleged fake cancer cures

Valley Center ranch owner Robert Oldham Young was due for a San Diego Superior Court appearance on Nov. 20 on six felony charges related to offering fake cancer cures to terminally ill people....more»

Planning Commission Mobility Subcommittee examining several traffic options

Limiting tractor-trailer size on West Lilac Road, posting larger speed signs south of Woods Valley Road at Valley Center Road, and adding a yield sign for Vesper Road at Valley Center Road will be considered ...more»

VC Brewery to hold grand opening this weekend

The Valley Center Brewery & Tasting Room will hold its grand opening on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. The local brewery features a plethora of unique craft beers designed to please every palate....more»

Pure CERT trains for disaster response Water

Approximately two dozen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members from Valley Center and the surrounding area attended academy training during an exercise held at a residence off of Lilac Road ...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»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

1 dead, 4 injured in Horsham crash
Authorities say one person was killed and four others injured in a crash in Horsham, Montgomery County.
Man passes out while working on scaffolding in South Philadelphia
A man passed out while working on scaffolding at a chemical plant in South Philadelphia and had to be rescued.
Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The sales tax on cookies, chips, sodas and other junk food sold on the country's largest American Indian reservation is going up.
Dog stolen from parked car in South Philadelphia found
'Louie' - a beloved dog that was stolen from his owner's car in South Philadelphia back in October has been found safe.
Pregnant woman, 3 others shot, killed; girl hurt
CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a pregnant woman and three others were shot and killed in a Cleveland, Ohio home, and a 10-year-old girl was wounded but expected to survive.
Federal judge denies sports betting in New Jersey
A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost its struggling horse racing and casino industries, a finding Gov. Chris Christie's administration intends to appeal...
Marine with robotic leg braces gets Bronze Star
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star...
San Francisco window washer falls onto moving car
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A worker fell screaming 11 stories from the roof of a bank building Friday morning onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street, police and witnesses said...

Valley Center Jaguars surrender fourth quarter lead, bounced from CIF playoffs

It was a tough fight under the Friday night lights on Nov. 14, but the Scripps Ranch Falcons soared in the end, overcoming a 20-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the favorite Valley Center Jaguars ...more»

Sports Shorts

Running around town Valley Center High School’s boys and girls varsity cross country teams had a meeting with destiny at Guajome Park in Vista. The girls triumphed in the end although they finished ...more»

Wherefore art thou, Valley Center avocados?

Some say tomato and some say tomatah, just like some say Fallbrook avocados and some say Valley Center avocados. Unfortunately, not all avocados are created equal....more»

The election is behind us…

Now that the election is over, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the people of the 75th Assembly District, for the trust you have placed in me by allowing me to continue to serve as ...more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...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»

Matsuyama, Spieth locked in war on the shore in Japan
Japan's Hideki Matsuyama produced flashes of sheer brilliance to conjure a seven-under-par 64 on Friday, snatching a one-stroke lead at the halfway point of the Dunlop Phoenix tournament. The 22-year-old, who claimed his maiden victory on the US PGA Tour at the Memorial Tournament earlier this season, carded six birdies and finished with a eagle to end the second round on 10-under 132 with American Jordan Spieth in hot pursuit after a superb 64 of his own at the shoreline course in Miyazaki, on Japan's southern island of Kyushu...
Fast finishing Mamat keeps pace in Manila
MANILA (Reuters) - Singaporean Mardan Mamat birdied five of his closing six holes to remain in a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the Asian Tour's $1 million Manila Masters on Friday. The 47-year-old, seeking a strong week to boost his chances of retaining his playing privileges on Tour next season, followed up his opening round seven-under-par 65 with a 68 to sit level with South Korean Wang Jeung-hun (65) at 11-under 133...
'Don't compare me to Ray Rice', says Vikings' Peterson
Adrian Peterson expressed remorse for injuring his 4-year-old son with a switch but said people shouldn't put him in the same category as Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice. Rice was caught on videotape punching his then fiancee in the face in an Atlantic City hotel elevator and knocking her out cold...
Stricken Koepka recovers from dodgy burger with 68 in Dubai
By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - American Brooks Koepka bounced back with a four-under-par second round 68 at the DP World Tour Championship on Friday after severe food poisoning led to him carding an opening 78 at the season-ending Dubai event...

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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