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Valley Center History Museum Remembers Nancy Coates, 94

The Board of Directors of the Valley Center History Museum this week remembered and paid tribute to the memory of Nancy Coates who died at age 94. A major benefactor of the museum, Mrs....more»

Crowning Achievements

"It's Springtime" was the theme. Valley Center's Maxine Theater was the place. With about 350 guests in their seats, the "47th Annual Miss Valley Center" and the Seventh Annual Junior Miss Valley Center ...more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...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»

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." At Ridgeview, there are cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, ...more»

Family keeps small-time sawmill buzzing in New Hampshire
GILMANTON, N.H. (AP) — On Bob Potter's farm, the whine of a saw is heard over the grumbling of a diesel-powered engine as he and his boys carry on a family practice begun nearly half a century ago...
Germanwings Co-Pilot Never Submitted Sick Note, Airline Says
There are indications that the co-pilot of the Germanwings aircraft that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday hid an illness from his employers, prosecutors said.
Jury rejects woman's bias claims against Silicon Valley firm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A discrimination lawsuit that put a spotlight on gender balance and working conditions for women at Silicon Valley firms ended with a jury rejecting the female plaintiff's claims...
Popular Nevada governor looms over fight for Reid seat
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a popular Republican governor appears reluctant to change jobs and the pending loss of Reid's clout in Washington is causing anxiety over who might replace him...
Nurse reunited with injured Afghan children she helped
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last time Lynette Austin saw the Afghan children, they were weak, wounded and broken.
Defense moves into spotlight in Boston Marathon bombing trial
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The Boston Marathon bombing trial shifts sharply in tone next week when prosecutors rest their case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and turn proceedings over to his lawyers, who have already admitted he planted explosives at the finish line in April 2013...
Boston police officer shot during traffic stop expected to recover
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston police officer who was shot in the face by a man during a traffic stop in an incident that set off a twilight gunfight in the city is expected to recover, Police Commissioner William Evans told reporters on Saturday...
Jury clears top Silicon Valley firm of gender bias, retaliation
By Sarah McBride and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers was cleared on Friday of claims it short-circuited the career of a former partner because she is a woman, in a gender discrimination trial that shook the tech world...

March 2015 Jaguars of the month

As is its monthly wont, Valley Center High School this week named its March Jaguars of the month. The first honoree is Nina Montejano, 17, a senior who has lived in Valley Center since the age of 3 and ...more»

Dynamic duo on and off court fueled stellar Jaguars basketball squad

Another Valley Center High School basketball season has faded into 21-9 memory. For the dynamic backcourt duo of junior Terrence Becvar and senior James Schwindt, however, life continues to soar....more»

Pala Rez Radio takes a trip back in time to B-100 FM programming

"Video Killed the Radio Star" was a landmark song and music video in the early days of MTV. The song from the one-hit wonders that were the Buggles debuted in September 1979....more»

Research animals deserve another chance; communicating with 21st-century technology

We all love animals, and many, if not most of us have pets. These non-human members of our families become integral parts of our lives. Even when they destroy furniture, carpets or eat our pot-roast dinners ...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»

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»

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»

Congressman asks pro sports leagues about their tax-exempt status
Utah Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz has sent a letter to the NFL and nine other professional sports organizations seeking information about their tax-exempt status, his office said on Thursday...
Tiger Woods launches scholarship fund for Sifford
Tiger Woods has made a $10,000 donation to launch a scholarship fund at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in tribute to Charlie Sifford, who broke the US PGA Tour color barrier. Sifford, who died last month at age 92, was an African-American golf pioneer who joined the PGA Tour in 1961 after twice playing in the US Open...
Late U.S. basketball coach Dean Smith's final task for players: Dinner on me
(Reuters) - The late Dean Smith had one final task for those who played for him during his 36 years as basketball coach at the University of North Carolina: Go out for dinner on him. Smith, a Hall of Fame coach who died last month at age 83, directed his trust in his will to give $200 to every person who won an athletic "letter" for achievement, about 180 in total...
Kuchar tied for early lead at windy San Antonio
(Reuters) - American Matt Kuchar ground out a level-par 72 that he described as "amazing" to share the early first-round lead at the Texas Open in San Antonio where the players struggled in gusting winds on Thursday...

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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