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Valley Center ranch owner on trial for alleged fake cancer cures

Valley Center ranch owner Robert Oldham Young was due for a San Diego Superior Court appearance on Nov. 20 on six felony charges related to offering fake cancer cures to terminally ill people....more»

Planning Commission Mobility Subcommittee examining several traffic options

Limiting tractor-trailer size on West Lilac Road, posting larger speed signs south of Woods Valley Road at Valley Center Road, and adding a yield sign for Vesper Road at Valley Center Road will be considered ...more»

VC Brewery to hold grand opening this weekend

The Valley Center Brewery & Tasting Room will hold its grand opening on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. The local brewery features a plethora of unique craft beers designed to please every palate....more»

Pure CERT trains for disaster response Water

Approximately two dozen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members from Valley Center and the surrounding area attended academy training during an exercise held at a residence off of Lilac Road ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Passion for God, compassion for others. Ridgeview Church is "the church for people who don’t do church". Cool people, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

Hagel resigns as defense secretary
By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, the first major change to President Barack Obama's Cabinet since his Democrats were routed in midterm elections three weeks ago...
Ferguson, Missouri poised as grand jury ruling on shooting looms
By Daniel Wallis and Ellen Wulfhorst FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Schools were closed, barricades erected and stores boarded up on Monday as a tense St. Louis suburb awaited word on whether charges will be filed against a white police officer who shot and killed a black teenager more than three months ago...
Confession of accused Etan Patz killer admissible as evidence: NY court
By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - The confession of a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz, who vanished from a New York street more than three decades ago, can be used as evidence against him, a Manhattan court ruled on Monday...
Fmr. Montco GOP chief Robert Kerns pleads no contest
The former head of the Montgomery County Republican Party entered a no contest plea Monday to sex-related charges.
Man with rifle, ammo at White House pleads guilty
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iowa man arrested who had a hunting rifle, ammunition and a knife in his car near the White House has pleaded guilty.
Police: 'Kidnap' victim really was escaped convict
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man who claimed he was robbed at gunpoint, kidnapped and held against his will for three days actually had escaped from a halfway house.
Lincoln University president resigns after sex assault remarks
The president of Lincoln University has resigned following remarks about sex assault made earlier this year.
New York's Cuomo warns snow-hit Buffalo of risk to roofs
By Mark Blinch BUFFALO, N.Y. (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned residents of Buffalo, New York, which is still digging out from as much as seven feet of snow, to beware of roof collapses as the weather warms...

Valley Center Jaguars surrender fourth quarter lead, bounced from CIF playoffs

It was a tough fight under the Friday night lights on Nov. 14, but the Scripps Ranch Falcons soared in the end, overcoming a 20-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the favorite Valley Center Jaguars ...more»

Sports Shorts

Running around town Valley Center High School’s boys and girls varsity cross country teams had a meeting with destiny at Guajome Park in Vista. The girls triumphed in the end although they finished ...more»

Wherefore art thou, Valley Center avocados?

Some say tomato and some say tomatah, just like some say Fallbrook avocados and some say Valley Center avocados. Unfortunately, not all avocados are created equal....more»

The election is behind us…

Now that the election is over, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the people of the 75th Assembly District, for the trust you have placed in me by allowing me to continue to serve as ...more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...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»

Red Sox to sign Sandoval, Ramirez: reports
The Boston Red Sox, trying to revamp their batting line-up, have agreed deals with Major League Baseball free agent sluggers Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval, according to media reports Monday. Agreements by the 2013 World Series winners would see Ramirez ink a five-year deal worth $90 million and Sandoval leave the World Series champion San Francisco Giants for a five-year deal worth nearly $100 million, TV channels reported...
Beckham's amazing touchdown grab has Giant impact
New York Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham made one of the most spectacular catches in NFL history Sunday night in a losing cause against the Dallas Cowboys. Beckham's one-handed touchdown grab while leaping backward at the goal line raised eyebrows in the second quarter but the Giants would eventually lose their sixth game in a row, falling to Dallas 31-28...
Romo leads Cowboys to late win over Giants
(Reuters) - New York receiver Odell Beckham Jr's 'catch of the season' put the Giants in control against the Cowboys on Sunday, but Tony Romo produced another late scoring drive to lead Dallas to a 31-28 win at MetLife Stadium...
New England Patriots rout Lions, new dad scores for daughter
Tom Brady sparked the New England Patriots to their seventh consecutive victory in a 34-9 rout of Detroit, while Indianapolis receiver T.Y. Hilton scored a touchdown for his newborn daughter. Brady completed 38-of-53 passes for 349 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against what had been the NFL's top-ranked defensive unit as the Patriots improved to 9-2, level for the league's best record after Arizona lost 19-3 at Seattle...

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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