The Valley Vocal Ensemble (formerly the Inland Chorale), under the direction of Randy Dawkins and accompanied on piano by Virginia Pritchard, will present its 'Christmas: Past and Present' concert at ...more» The future for economic expansion in Valley Center is looking bright this week. Thanks to more participation than originally expected, the South Village Wastewater Expansion Project is moving forward ...more»
There are many important numbers in life, like Sweet 16, turning 40, AARP senior status at 50, Medicare at 65. However, the crown jewel of numbers is 100 — not how fast you are traveling through ...more» Over the past several years, the Valley Center varsity boys basketball team has established itself as a successful program that can contend with much larger schools in the area....more» The cooler, wetter weather means more ticks in San Diego County, and the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) wants you to be aware of the increased possibility of contracting a tick-borne disease....more» Artists usually have a hard time turning a profit in today’s world, but one Valley Center eighth grader has devised a festive plan to do just that. Although she has loved drawing for many years ...more»
|Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of US
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A winter storm delivered a sloppy smorgasbord of snow, freezing rain and sleet to the southern Mid-Atlantic region and other states Sunday, with parts of Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey seeing more than 3 inches of accumulation, making driving dangerous for millions of residents nationwide...
Food-tech startups aim to replace eggs and chicken
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps...
Gay partner benefits growing at Fortune 500 firms
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Corporate support for gay and transgender rights is reaching workers in new corners of the country and economy six months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new report card from the nation's largest LGBT advocacy group...
As wine fakers get sharper, industry fights back
SAINT-EMILION, France (AP) — An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes — too new looking, not on the right kind of paper...
Insurance agents feeling left out of "Obamacare"
MIAMI (AP) — When insurance agent Kelly Fristoe recently spent 30 minutes helping a client pick a mid-level health plan and the federal marketplace website froze, he called the government's hotline and tried to finish the application...
Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs...
No hugs allowed? Madison targets pro cuddlers
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's ultra-liberal capital city is a place where just about anything goes, from street parties to naked bike rides. But city officials say a business is pushing even Madison's boundaries by offering, of all things, hugs...
Bride goes to trial in Glacier Park newlywed death
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The bride was having second thoughts eight days after the wedding, sparking an argument between the newlywed couple that carried from their Kalispell, Mont., home to a popular trail in Glacier National Park...