Tuesday, September 30, 2014 • 01:10
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Experts give precautionary measures to avoid rattlesnake bites

In his 35 years of family practice in the medical profession, Dr. Roy Johnson has treated over 900 snake bites. "I’ve already treated 32 snake bites this year," Johnson said....more»

Valley Center resident makes New York Jets team

After graduating from Valley Center High School, Trevor Reilly served a church mission in Sweden for two years. He then attended the University of Utah to play football....more»

Memorial services for Henry Kraus announced

The community is invited to attend services for Henry Richard (Dick) Kraus who passed away Aug. 4. A graveside service is planned for Sept. 27 at 2 p....more»

Valley Briefs

LUNCH N LEARN The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Hall. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling Capacity ...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»

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»

Student shot after argument at North Carolina high school
WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - An argument between two male students outside a North Carolina high school on Tuesday ended with one of them shooting the other before classes began, police said. Police received a call about shots fired at Albemarle High School at 7:40 a...
New York mayor de Blasio plans expansion of living wage: NYT
(Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to expand the city's living wage measure to include thousands of additional workers, as well as increase the amount workers are paid under the law, the New York Times reported on Monday...
Myanmar says sectarian violence challenges reforms
NEW YORK (AP) — Sectarian violence between Buddhists and minority Muslims has thrown up "an unfortunate and unexpected challenge" in Myanmar's transition to democracy, the nation's foreign minister said Tuesday, but denied the unrest has been fueled by racism...
Police: Off-duty NJ cop shot man trying to steal his truck
Police tell Action News the off-duty officer works for the Delanco Police Department. The suspect was critically injured.
Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man who had been suspended from his job was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the gruesome beheading of a co-worker, who was attacked from behind as the man sought revenge, a prosecutor said Tuesday...
AccuWeather: Sun today; shower possible later
AccuWeather is tracking more spotty showers today.
California becomes first state to ban plastic bags
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Parents charged in death of son found in home
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania married couple have been charged with homicide in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found when police were called to their Harrisburg home two months ago...

Valley Center Pop Warner off to strong start

The Valley Center Pop Warner junior pee wee Fighting Jaguars are out to a 3-0 start. Two weeks ago, the team beat the Temecula Kodiaks in the 103-degree heat up at Great Oaks High School in Temecula....more»

Jaguars pounce on Imperial Tigers in big win

The Valley Center High School Jaguars varsity football team is back on track after defeating the Imperial Valley High School on the Tiger’s home turf last Friday night by a score of 21-14....more»

We live in a dangerous region: Be prepared

The summer is over and the fall fire season is rapidly approaching. We all had a taste last May of what can happen when a series of wildfires struck throughout San Diego County....more»

Letter to the Editor: Inappropriate signs in Valley Center must go

When I woke up this morning, I was thrilled to feel the cool temperatures. Finally, I strapped on my walking shoes, dropped my kids off at school, and hit the trail....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»

Harrah’s Resort hosts Under the Sun Tour

Harrah’s Resort invites Southern California to rock out to all the top songs of the 90s and 2000s at the Under the Sun Tour featured this month. Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler, and Uncle ...more»

Valley Center Symphony presents classical concert

The Valley Center Symphony will present a classical concert on Aug. 13 at the Valley Center Library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A special piece, "Crypsis," will be performed....more»

Astros name Hinch as new manager of struggling club
(Reuters) - The Houston Astros have appointed A.J. Hinch as manager in place of Bo Porter, who was fired earlier this month, the Major League Baseball team said on Monday. Hinch, 40, managed the Arizona Diamondbacks from May 2009 until July 2010, compiling an 89-123 record, and was then vice-president of professional scouting for the San Diego Padres for the next four years...
NFL player Belcher likely had brain damage, post-mortem exam shows
By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - A Kansas City Chiefs football player who fatally shot his girlfriend in 2012 before committing suicide showed signs of a degenerative brain condition found in other deceased NFL players, an attorney for the family said on Monday...
Arizona Cardinals player indicted over accusations of hitting wife
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been indicted for felony aggravated assault over accusations he broke his wife's nose during one of two alleged domestic incidents in July, court documents showed on Monday...
Former Philadelphia sportscaster pleads guilty to fraud counts
By David DeKok HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - A well-known former Philadelphia sports broadcaster admitted in court on Monday that he defrauded more than 200 people and several local charities of more than $300,000 in a scheme that promised cheap tour packages to the Super Bowl and other events...

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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