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Lilac Hills Ranch to go before county planners

Sort of like Monty Python’s Knights Who Say Ni who persistently keep on trucking, The proposed Lilac Hills Ranch project keeps on keeping on despite vociferous opposition from every North County ...more»

Valley Center History Museum closed for expansion project

In case you were thinking about visiting the Valley Center History Museum, don’t. The museum is dark through October. "The Valley Center History Museum has closed temporarily as the popular 12-year-old ...more»

Rincon Band donates $10K to the 2015 San Diego Film Festival

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians are fans of independent filmmaking. The Band, which also owns Harrah’s Resort Southern California, gave $10,000 to the San Diego Film Foundation in support of ...more»

Pala Safety Committee offers summer barbecue safety tips

Here are your August barbecue tips provided by the Fire Prevention & Control Board and the Pala Safety Committee. To make summer barbecues a safe and fun experience for everyone: * Keep children away ...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." Cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Puerto Rico will fail to make Aug.1 payment, signaling default
Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla shocked investors in June when he said the island's debt, totaling $72 billion, was unpayable and required restructuring. According to a 2014 bond offering statement, Puerto Rico has never defaulted on the payment of principal or interest of debt...
American Journalism Review to stop publishing after 38 years
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The American Journalism Review will stop publishing online, bringing to an end 38 years of reporting on the news media.
Honolulu police arrest suspect in assault of state lawmaker
HONOLULU (AP) — Police have arrested a juvenile on suspicion of misdemeanor assault in a case involving a Hawaii lawmaker who was attacked in a homeless encampment.
US envoy to UN visits Cuba's UN Mission, a first in decades
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Samantha Power made the first visit by an American ambassador to the United Nations to Cuba's U.N. Mission in over a half-century on Friday.
7 Hawaii telescope protesters arrested for defying new rule
HONOLULU (AP) — Seven men have been arrested for camping on Mauna Kea (mau-NAH' kay-AH'), where there's a new emergency rule restricting overnight access to the mountain because of protests against building a giant telescope there...
The latest: Coast Guard suspends search for missing teens
MIAMI (AP) — The latest on the search for the two teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast:
Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released by her campaign on Friday...
White House lockdown lifted, woman arrested after jumping barricade: CBS
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House was briefly put on lockdown on Friday evening after a woman jumped over a barricade that is in front of the presidential mansion's fence, CBS News reported.

Valley Center’s Steve Becvar going to the Gulls

The times they are a-changin’ for Valley Center’s Steve Becvar. He’s going from executive director of the Greater San Diego Chapter of the ALS Association to its Board of Directors as ...more»

Hiking Wilderness Gardens Preserve, 14209 Highway 76, Pala

Editor’s Note: Canyoneers are San Diego Natural History Museum volunteers trained to lead interpretive nature walks that teach appreciation for the great outdoors....more»

California should be a ‘No ALEC Zone’

Editor’s Note: State Sen. Joel Anderson, (R-38th District) who represents Valley Center in the California Legislature, doubles as ALEC’s legislator of the year....more»

VC residents urged to oppose Lilac Hills Ranch

Thanks Roadrunner. I was very glad to see your write-up on all the projects coming to Valley Center. I have been very puzzled to learn just how many residents in this town do not know about all this growth ...more»

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....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»

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»

Lieberman becomes NBA's second female assistant coach
(Reuters) - Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman became the second female assistant coach to join a National Basketball Association staff when she was hired by the Sacramento Kings, the team announced on Friday...
Pettersen leads stormy British Open
Suzann Pettersen was out early in the second round of the Women's British Open, shot 69 and set a halfway target that no one else could match on a day of horrendous weather at Turnberry. Lydia Ko (73), the world number two, Ryu So Yeon (72), the 2011 US Women's Open champion, Taiwan's Teresa Lu (71) and South Korea's Ko Jin Young were two shots back in joint second...
Top NFL draft pick Winston named Bucs' starting quarterback
Jameis Winston, the number one pick in the NFL draft, got the nod Friday as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback. Bucs head coach Lovie Smith said Winston would be working with the first team when training camp begins on Saturday...
Golf-European Tour Madeira Islands Open scores
July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Madeira Islands Open at the par-72 course on Friday in Santo da Serra. The cut was set at 142. ...

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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