Thursday, April 24, 2014 • 12:37
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Donating avocados to a local food bank

Julie Wright and her family live on three acres in Valley Center. They have 150 avocado trees that produce 800 pounds of avocados each year. "The commercial value if we sell them is approximately $500....more»

Boys and Girls Club, History Museum

The Valley Center branch of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater San Diego and the Valley Center History Museum were allocated Neighborhood Reinvestment Program grants April 15....more»

Spring Fling includes Country Flea Market

The second annual Country Flea Market will take place at Bates Nut Farm on April 26 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Country Flea Market coincides with an entire weekend of activities including the Spring ...more»

Broken Rock Ranch is a Valley Center gem

Managers Will and Cami Voertman of Broken Rock Ranch want to share a secret with the community. They believe that their ranch is the best-kept secret in Valley Center....more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church Ridgeview Church This church includes a cross-section of valley people from ranchers to desk-jockeys, the greatest generation to gen X’rs, music that incorporates classic hymns ...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»

Parents of infant found dead held on drug charges
SYLVESTER, Ga. (AP) — A couple whose infant daughter was found dead at their home fled from Mississippi, driving with their 2-year-old daughter to Georgia, where they were held Thursday on felony drug warrants, officials in both states said...
Postal workers union protest Staples program
NEW YORK (AP) — Postal workers are protesting the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with retail employees.
NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Rifle Association's annual meeting is bringing a renewed push for a law requiring all 50 states to recognize concealed carry gun permits from other states.
Florida school stops serving soda before tests
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida elementary school has stopped a long-standing practice of serving students Mountain Dew before standardized tests.
Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town
OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents and emergency crews were waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.
2-week truce for hot sauce maker, California city
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between the makers of Sriracha hot sauce and the Southern California city that says its air is too spicy to bear.
Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers
NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law...
US to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes...

Jaguars host track and field invitational

Despite Spring Break, participant turnout was remarkable as the Jaguars of Valley Center hosted their annual track and field invitational last Saturday at the high school athletic field....more»

VCHS girls lacrosse defeated by Del Norte

The Valley Center girls varsity lacrosse team was dealt a hard-fought defeat by the Del Norte High School Nighthawks on their home turf on Monday evening....more»

Adults should act like adults

As reported in last week’s Valley Roadrunner, Valley Center Pauma Unified School District member Michael Robledo angrily stormed out of a recent school board meeting during a discussion on school ...more»

The Jaguars’ Spot

Dr. Seuss wrote, "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." It’s been years since this classic children’s tale has been read ...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»

Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues, 4-3 in OT
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane had his shot all along. Same for his dazzling puck-handling skills and the vision that sees the plays before they happen.
Announcer relishes role as voice of Kentucky Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From his perch with a panoramic view of the world's most famous racetrack, the new voice of Churchill Downs will sit out one of the most anticipated moments of the tradition-soaked Kentucky Derby...
Teen Chinese golfer getting used to attention
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — One year after his stunning debut at the Masters, Chinese 15-year-old golfer Guan Tianlang is growing accustomed to being in the spotlight.
Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward.

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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