Thursday, October 08, 2015 • 08:18

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»

Flint will return to Detroit water system due to lead concerns
Flint will resume getting water from Detroit, officials said on Thursday, a week after the Michigan city confirmed that children were showing elevated levels of lead since it began using water from a nearby river...
Convicted killer heads to death row; 1st in Texas in 2015
HOUSTON (AP) — Death row in Texas is getting its first new inmate in 2015, ending a 10-month hiatus in death sentences imposed by juries in the nation's most active capital punishment state.
Battery fires: FAA to back ban on passenger plane shipments
WASHINGTON (AP) — The risk of fire is prompting federal officials to back a proposed ban on rechargeable lithium battery shipments as cargo on passenger airlines.
Indiana University suspends fraternity over explicit video
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University said Thursday it has suspended the local chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity while it investigates a video purportedly showing a pledge performing a sex act on a woman during an apparent hazing ritual...
French train attack hero Spencer Stone stabbed in Sacramento
Spencer Stone, the US Air Force airman who tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train in August, was stabbed while apparently protecting a friend in Sacramento Thursday.
Latest: Governor supports inquiry into Oklahoma executions
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The latest on problems the state of Oklahoma has had over executions (all times local):
Rep. Kevin McCarthy Drops Out of House Speaker Race
The move came as a surprise to the GOP.
US airman who helped thwart French train attack is stabbed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, who was hailed as a hero for helping to tackle a gunman and thwart a terror attack on a French train in August, was stabbed in California and was in stable condition, an Air Force spokesman said Thursday...

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»

Presidents Cup opens with Korean bang and a Bush
Marching bands and traditional Korean drums greeted the US and International teams at a colourful 11th Presidents Cup opening ceremony in Incheon on Wednesday night. Appropriately, given the name of the event, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and former US President George W...
Spieth fired up to bust out with big-hitting DJ
World number one Jordan Spieth said Wednesday he was excited at the prospect of starting his Presidents Cup campaign for the US in the foursomes alongside big-hitting Dustin Johnson. The pair will play against the International team's trans-Tasman pair of Aussie Marc Leishman and Kiwi Danny Lee in the anchor game of Thursday's opening five matches where one ball is played by both players who hit alternate shots...
Elementary for US as Holmes and Watson lead Presidents Cup defence
Bubba Watson and J.B. Holmes will lead the US defence of the Presidents Cup against Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama when the 11th edition begins on Thursday for the first time on Asian soil. Four months ago Spieth watched from the clubhouse as big-hitting Dustin Johnson three-putted the final green to hand him the US Open...
Nicklaus says Spieth versus Day 'may happen' at Presidents Cup
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus said Wednesday that he would like nothing better than to see Jordan Spieth battle Jason Day in Sunday's Presidents Cup singles on the course that bears his name. A match-up of the two best players in the world who have carried off three of the season's Majors is a mouth-watering and likely prospect, said Nicklaus, who himself won 18 majors and has captained the US side four times in Presidents Cups...

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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