Friday, October 09, 2015 • 09:03

Lilac Hills Ranch hearing postponed: no new date set

The October 14 date for the Board of Supervisors’ hearing on the Accretive Group’s Lilac Hills Ranch project has been postponed and no new date has been set....more»

County to fund pilot school resource officers at VC

Last week the Board of Supervisors surprised the Valley Center Unified School District with the announcement that it was one of nine school districts in the County that will have Sheriff’s deputies ...more»

Local Korean Festival Entertains and Informs

This writer was unsure of quite what to expect while en route to last weekend’s 2nd World Kuk Gung Festival. This was to be a first-time experience for me at an event of this kind....more»

The first weekend of October, at Bates Nut Farm

Over the weekend thousands of people visited Bates Nut Farm for the farm’s first weekend of October....more»

Church News - October 8, 2015

St. Francis Episcopal Church St. Francis Episcopal Church, Pauma Valley is a small but active community of Christians. The church recently welcomed Father Wesley Hills as Interim Priest....more»

Saint Francis Episcopal Church welcomes The Rev. Wesley B. Hills as Interim Priest

Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Pauma Valley has welcomed a new interim priest. The Reverend Wes Hills will be preaching, providing pastoral care, and serving as the spiritual leader while the parish ...more»

Police seek locals help to shut down group in Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood
Philadelphia police are seeking the public's help in shutting down - once and for all - a group they said has been terrorizing one Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood for years.
California agency votes to ban SeaWorld orca breeding
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego — but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them...
California commission approves SeaWorld's orca tank expansion
Californian authorities on Thursday agreed to allow SeaWorld San Diego to expand its orca habitat on the condition that it ceases its captive breeding program, despite calls for the whales to be released from captivity...
Police search for vehicle in Hamilton Township homicide
Authorities in Mercer County are searching for a vehicle in connection to a homicide in Hamilton Township.
UN high post, ensnared in alleged bribe case, ripe for risk
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — This is how a former president of the U.N. General Assembly, arrested this week in an alleged bribery scheme, paid himself, the criminal complaint says: John Ashe accepted more than $3 million from foreign governments and individuals, signed checks to himself and wrote on them "Salary...
City to pay $6.5M settlement to family of man shot by cop
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A city in North Carolina has reached a $6.5 million settlement with the family of an unarmed black man shot to death earlier this year by a white city police officer...
Lightning beat Flyers 3-2 in OT
Jason Garrison scored his second goal of the game in overtime, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Thursday night.
NJ files eminent domain against Margate
The Christie administration went to court Thursday to seize 87 publicly-owned beach plots in Margate to be used for a protective dune system.

Evaluating the Jags at Mid-Season

Whew, that was fast! It seems as if it was only yesterday that the Valley Center football team was playing in its season opener against Mater Dei on a hot night, late in August....more»

Jag Quarterback Rhett Reilly: There’s a Lot to Like

If you were to conjure up the image of what a high school quarterback should be, Rhett Riley would be straight out of Central Casting. To begin with, he’s got the look....more»

The end of a tradition?

This week, we are told, the Chamber of Commerce board may vote to go along with the Optimist proposal to get rid of the venerable, traditional name "Western Days....more»

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - October 8, 2015

IDEA FOR ROUNDABOUTS IS STUPID Editor, Roadrunner: In response to the August 27 report of the "Fight Club" I have this to say, "We lived in Valley Center for 24 years and have been visiting for over ...more»

VC Fire District begins paramedic service locally

As of today, if you need an ambulance in Valley Center, you will get the highest level of medical attention available. It’s the service that "people in Valley Center always thought they had," ...more»

Patty Gomez: on a mission to give everyone a massage

"It’s not a job to me, it’s a passion," says Patty Gomez, a massage therapist who opened Well-Being Massage in May. "I’m on a mission. I want everyone to receive a massage sometime in ...more»

CCAE offers two dance productions in October

Coming up on October 22 & 24 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, two celebrated dance productions including Shaping Sound (October 22) and MOMIX: Alchemia (October 24) will dazzle San Diego ...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»

Poulter proves to be the host with the most...nerves
By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England (Reuters) - Tournament host Ian Poulter had to overcome a rare attack of the jitters before getting his campaign underway at the $4.55 million British Masters on Thursday...
Golf-Poulter proves to be the host with the most...nerves
By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Tournament host Ian Poulter had to overcome a rare attack of the jitters before getting his campaign underway at the $4.55 million British Masters on Thursday...
Feng starts strong in Malaysia title defence
Feng Shanshan opened her Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia title defence in solid fashion with a five-under-par 66 to sit one stroke off the lead after the first round Thursday. Alison Lee of the United States and Lin Xiyu of China shared the lead at six-under after starting with a slew of birdies and hanging on after a three-hour rain delay disrupted play...
Home stars Lin, Hung take lead in Taiwan's Yeangder tournament
Taipei (AFP) - Taiwan hopeful Lin Wen-tang fired a sizzling five-under-par 67 to share the opening round lead with countryman Hung Chun-kang Thursday at the $500,000 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship...

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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