Tuesday, October 13, 2015 • 04:04

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 offers Halloween light show for October

Local resident Neal Evans will be offering his annual musical Halloween light show for the entire month of October. You can listen to the music by tuning your car radio to 93.7 fm...more»

Kiwanis still needs players, sponsors for October 16 golf tournament

"We’re in good shape, but we could use some more players and sponsors," Jim Dorschel of the Valley Center Kiwanis Club said this week about the club’s October 16 fund-raising tournament at ...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»

Ex-girlfriend testifies against man accused of 3 murders
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — An ex-girlfriend of the man accused of killing three Alexandria residents over the course of a decade testified Tuesday that he harbored a grudge against the court system for losing custody of his child...
Maryland spy base crash suspect faces more charges
A man who allegedly stole a car and crashed into a gate at the Maryland base of the U.S. National Security Agency last week is facing multiple charges including robbery, assault, and gun and traffic violations, authorities said...
2 firefighters die after 2 rescued from Kansas City blaze
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two firefighters involved in rescuing two residents from a burning Kansas City building died after a wall collapsed on them, authorities said.
Playboy to stop running pictures of completely naked women
NEW YORK (AP) — Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles.
Michigan library acquires papers of assisted-suicide advocate Dr. Kevorkian
A University of Michigan library said on Tuesday that it has acquired the papers of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, an assisted-suicide advocate known nationally as "Dr. Death" for helping more than 100 people end their lives...
John Kerry, Ash Carter meeting with Australian counterparts
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter are meeting with their Australian counterparts in Boston to discuss security and trade issues.
Small plane lands on Idaho interstate during rush hour
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A small aircraft with a single engine that stopped working made a belly landing on Interstate 84 in Boise, Idaho, right at the start of rush hour traffic Tuesday morning.
Justices hear arguments over life sentences for teenagers
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has heard arguments about whether hundreds of inmates imprisoned for life for murders they committed as teenagers should have a chance to seek their freedom.

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»

Utley gets villain's welcome from Mets crowd
By Alan Crosby NEW YORK (Reuters) - Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley may not be the only 'villain' New York Mets fans love to hate. Utley launched himself into the conversation on the team's darkest enemy after he barrel-rolled into shortstop Ruben Tejada while trying to break up a double play in Game Two on Saturday in their National League Division Series...
Under daredevil Tomlin, Steelers thrive on risks
(Reuters) - Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has proven to be a late-game daredevil, not afraid of taking a gamble in the final seconds, and it paid off with the most dramatic win of the season on Monday night...
Cubs on brink but know they have big ask against Cards
The Chicago Cubs, who have gone 107 years without a World Series title, are poised to clinch their National League Division Series on Tuesday but know they face a daunting challenge in the top-seeded St...
Cubs push Cards to brink of elimination
The Chicago Cubs blasted a Major League Baseball post-season record of six home runs in an 8-6 win on Monday as they pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to the brink of elimination in their National League Division Series...
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