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Transient Occupancy Tax ordinance modified to clarify exemptions

The County of San Diego’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT,) basically a hotel tax, will remain at eight percent, but changes to the TOT ordinance will ensure that those whose exemption from payment ...more»

VC Art Association Class starring Barbara Graham

It’s funny how art works out sometimes. It’s fun. It’s interesting. It’s spiritual, deep, conceptual and so forth and so on. In the case of the Valley Center Art Association, Thursday ...more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....more»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving 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, awesome 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, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother
BOSTON (AP) — The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.
Water main break in Fishtown
A water main break in Philadelphia's Fishtown section caused dangerous road conditions early Sunday morning.
Sheriff seeking 'person of interest' after 5 people killed
LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a "person of interest" after five people were found slain inside a home in west Georgia.
'Sniper' shoots down Super Bowl weekend record with $31.9M
NEW YORK (AP) — "American Sniper" has shot down another box-office record: Its $31.9 million is the biggest Super Bowl weekend gross ever.
Culturally sensitive palliative care represents new approach
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — When doctors diagnosed Pilar Alcantara with advanced breast cancer, she felt lost and intimidated.
Toddler wounds both parents with 1 shot from handgun
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday, police said.
Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast
CHICAGO (AP) — A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,000 Chicago flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some to rethink plans to attend Super Bowl parties...
Northern California chief's new approach revitalizes force
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — In December, the openly gay, white police chief of this tough, minority-dominated Northern California city held up a sign reading "#blacklivesmatter" during a protest over the deaths of two unarmed black suspects at the hands of Missouri and New York police...

The basketball boys are back in charge

Don’t look now, but Valley Center High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team is number one. Numero Uno in the tough Valley League, following wins last week over league rivals Fallbrook ...more»

Hurricanes Soccer now in session

Think hurricanes never make it to Valley Center? Think again, for here comes the Valley Center Hurricane travel soccer club. To create the 2015 version of the team begins to take shape with what is called ...more»

VC Library needs a bus stop

Valley Center is not Forrest Gump’s kind of town. Just ask Valley Center chief librarian Mrs. Z. Not that there aren’t all sorts of epic and wonderful characters in the enchanted land between ...more»

Letter to the Editor: Suggestions about suggestions

In your Jan. 22 editorial, it was interesting to read some of the suggestions and comments your readers had about the Valley Roadrunner. One of the comments that stood out for me was the individual ...more»

VC Bike Park takes shape

The much-anticipated future is now in sight for the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park at Cole Grade Park behind the softball field, 28751 Cole Grade Road....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»

McIlroy leads by four in Dubai
Rory McIlroy gave the field a sliver of hope as he unexpectedly struggled on the back nine of his third round Saturday, but even then he will go into the final day of the Dubai Desert Classic leading by four shots...
Golf-McIlroy in a class of his own in the desert
By Bernie McGuire DUBAI, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy was in a class of his own on Saturday, seizing a four-shot lead with a six-under-par 66 after the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic. Denmark's Morten Orum Madsen (66), chasing his second European Tour win, was in second place on 200, two ahead of Britain's Lee Westwood (69)...
Major venues will bring back fond memories for Clarke
By Bernie McGuire DUBAI, (Reuters) - Darren Clarke is really looking forward to competing in the British Open and U.S. PGA Championship this year because both venues have a special place in his heart...
Golf-Major venues will bring back fond memories for Clarke
By Bernie McGuire DUBAI, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Darren Clarke is really looking forward to competing in the British Open and U.S. PGA Championship this year because both venues have a special place in his heart...

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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