Monday, April 21, 2014 • 12:30
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April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month

One of the most important events for the ASPCA is the Prevention Of Cruelty to Animals month in April. The local Escondido Humane Society also contributes to the cause....more»

No sponsors, no Fourth of July fireworks

Time is running out for sponsors to step forward in support of the Valley Center fireworks for the Fourth of July. The deadline for registering as a presenting or logistical sponsor is April 25....more»

Friends of the Valley Center Library announce new scholarship

The Friends of the Valley Center Library will award a $500 scholarship to one Valley Center High School senior to help offset college rising fees. Criteria for application for this scholarship include: ...more»

Sheriff’s Blotter April 6-13

April 1 -Two men were arrested during a subject stop on Harrahs Rincon Way at 1:58 p.m. for possession of a controlled substance, a felony and for being under the influence of a controlled substance, ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church A cross-section of Valley people; from wood-carvers to attorneys, cow-girls to head-bangers — great music and sermons that are entertaining, illuminating, and usually not boring ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church Whether you are a motor-crosser, quilter, desk jockey or horse jockeys, Ridgeview Church provides killer music and sermons that are entertaining and inspirational....more»

Celebrating Easter _ and creativity _ in New York
NEW YORK (AP) — Some wore their Sunday best in New York's annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, but others simply spruced up their St. Patrick's Day or Halloween outfits.
Festive hats, pastels abound at NYC Easter parade
NEW YORK (AP) — Some wore their Sunday best in New York's annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, but others simply spruced up their St. Patrick's Day or Halloween outfits.
In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream
DENVER (AP) — Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants
WASHINGTON (AP) — Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking...
Dad of Massachusetts boy found dead plans funeral
BOSTON (AP) — The father of a missing boy whose body was found off a Massachusetts highway says he was crushed to hear that his 5-year-old son's remains had been identified but is planning his funeral...
Police: Man pelted woman at egg decorating party
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police.
Part of Fla. history to step back into spotlight
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Hidden behind live oaks and magnolias near the Florida Governor's Mansion, a historic house that symbolizes much of the state's terrible past and transformation will soon have its doors opened to the public...
4-year-old half siblings die in accidental NY fire
NEW YORK (AP) — A basement blaze that killed 4-year-old half siblings was accidentally set by children playing with fire, authorities said Sunday.

Jags Varsity Volleyball fall prey to Cougars and Bulldogs

It was a long week for Valley Center High School boy’s varsity volleyball team. With recent wins over Orange Glen on April 2 (3-0) and San Pasqual on April 4 (3-2), the Jags came in pretty confident ...more»

Lady Jags score win over Orange Glen

Lady Jags were in their zone this past week when they defeated the Orange Glen Patriots. The Jags took advantage of their experience and some of the hardest hitting batters in their league....more»

A different type of underage drinking

In the early 1980s, the drinking age wasn’t enforced as rigorously as it is now. So, from 1981 until I turned 21 in January 1985 I was pretty successful in my efforts to obtain alcoholic beverages....more»

Molly’s Column

Hey everyone, this is Molly! Today this blue colored pen I am holding will write about school, an interview with our afternoon librarian, five facts about Easter and bunnies, shout outs, three fun and ...more»

Huge win for solar homes

The California Public Utilities Commission made a final decision today that has solar homeowners celebrating. The Commission unanimously voted to protect California’s solar customers’ net ...more»

100 places offering free tax help

Getting something for free does not happen often for Linda McIntear. So when she heard from a neighbor last year that the International Rescue Committee in City Heights was helping file taxes for free, ...more»

Emmy Award winner to discuss film

On February 3, the Pauma Valley Lions Club will host a discussion with Kilma Lattin, a member of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, U.S. Army veteran and business executive....more»

See you at the Library

The Friends of the Valley Center Library has good news for Valley Center and Library supporters. We now have a beautiful web site and a new email address, so that we can stay in touch with the community....more»

Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker.
NBA: Refs missed foul call in Warriors-Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA said referees missed a foul call late in the Warriors' Game 1 win that would have given the Clippers a chance to tie the score.
Harper back in Nationals lineup
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle.
Popovich to Sager: 'I promise I'll be nice'
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he looks forward to sideline reporter Craig Sager's return and "I promise I'll be nice."

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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