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Fight Club at Valley Center Community Planning Group

In what was sometimes a free-for-all worthy of Vince McMahon’s WWE, developers and Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) members squared off the night on Monday, Aug....more»

Betty Crocker, the 1849 California Gold Rush and VC Cemetery

Lest we forget, the historic Valley Center Cemetery at 28953 Miller Road draws us back with a timeless beauty and sense of awe. The cemetery was a part of current Valley Center news this week....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»

Welk Theatre says ‘Hello Dolly’ for 13-week run

Welk Theatre presents ‘Hello Dolly’ starring Cynthia Ferrer and Randy Doney The Welk Theatre in Escondido has assembled a sterling cast of actors for its production of "Hello Dolly....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»

Judge acquits Chicago lawyer of coaching clients to lie
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge who returned a surprise not-guilty verdict at the trial of a Chicago lawyer charged with coaching lies says practices that prosecutors described as illegal are actually the mark of good legal work...
AccuWeather: Staying Hot All Week
Meteorologist Karen Rogers is tracking another heat wave for the first week of September.
Hurricane Ignacio rapidly weakens, moves away from Hawaii
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hurricane Ignacio is rapidly weakening and has moved farther away from the Hawaiian Islands, allowing forecasters to lift the tropical storm watches for the state.
Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy held without bond
HOUSTON (AP) — A man charged with killing a suburban Houston officer first shot the 10-year veteran in the back of the head and fired a total of 15 times, authorities said Monday.
Police: Woman said boys weren't loved, so she drowned them
PHOENIX (AP) — Police in suburban Phoenix say a 22-year-old woman accused of drowning her 2-year-old twin sons says she did it because nobody loved them or her.
Illinois' history museum is latest target in political fight
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The skeleton of a massive mastodon, thousands of Native American artifacts and a giant shark could be the next casualties in an increasingly ugly fight over Illinois' state budget that has dragged on for months with no sign of ending...
Magnitude 3.2 earthquake rattles southern Los Angeles County
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake has rattled a highly populated area in southern Los Angeles County, but there are no reports of damage or injury.
Suspect charged with vehicular homicide, DUI after off-duty officer killed in Northeast Philadelphia
Vehicular homicide and DUI charges have been filed against a 59-year-old Philadelphia man who police say struck and killed an off-duty Philadelphia officer then fled the scene.

Pre-season Jaguars depth chart features 13 returning starters

Valley Center high School is in its 18th year. Coach Rob Gilster has coached VCHS Jaguars football for 17 years. ‘Nuff said. Gilster has a 125-75-2 as Jaguars coach and 191-118-2 record over a 25-year ...more»

8th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk afoot on Sept. 12

Check your calendar or iPad to see what you will be doing around, say, 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. Oh, that’s right, you will be at the eighth annual Friends of the Poor Walk....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»

Lynn goes through pain to gain first win over Giants
(The Sports Xchange) - Lance Lynn went through the pain barrier to beat the Giants in a regular-season game for the first time on Saturday, shutting out San Francisco on six hits before spraining his right ankle in the eighth inning of a 6-0 victory for the St Louis Cardinals...
Encarnacion gets NHL tribute in three-homer display
The hats were thrown on the field by Blue Jays fans -- the traditional hockey tribute when a player scores three goals -- after Encarnacion hit his third home run of the game and third grand slam of the season in the seventh inning...
Fan dies in fall from upper deck at Braves stadium
A man died after falling from an upper deck at the Atlanta Braves' ballpark, the Major League Baseball team said. The fall occurred in the top of the seventh inning of the New York Yankees' 3-1 win over the Braves -- as Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was walking to home plate to bat amid boos from Braves fans...
Daly hospitalized after on-course collapse: reports
(Reuters) - Two-time major winner John Daly was hospitalized on Saturday after the 49-year-old American collapsed on the course while playing in a minor tournament in Mississippi, according to local media reports...

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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