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McCaffree takes Supreme Grand Champion at county fair

Kerigan McCaffree won supreme grand champion honors for both his turkey and his chicken meat pen at the San Diego County Fair. The 18-year-old McCaffree, who graduated from Valley Center High School this ...more»

VC Parks and Rec announces property acquisition

The Valley Center Parks and Recreation board began the July 16 meeting with discussion of a park proposal presented by Lavonne Norwood, subcommittee member for the Lilac Hills Ranch Project....more»

Scares and family fun abound at Bates in August

The dog days of summer have arrived and Bates Nut Farm is beating the summer heat with some fun activities for all ages with the Great Horror Campout and for the third year, the Valley Center Summer Food ...more»

Squirrels test positive for plague

Two squirrels trapped in routine monitoring at an empty outdoor school on Palomar Mountain have tested positive for plague, prompting San Diego County officials to remind people to take simple steps to ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church 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 ...more»

The healing of the cross

After centuries of bondage in Egypt, the Lord performed His miracle of deliverance and rescued His people from slavery. History tells us that the date of the Exodus was 1445 BC, and that there was a very ...more»

Girl gets $1.2M settlement over school shooting
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — The family of a girl who was critically wounded two years ago when a gun went off inside a classmate's backpack at her Washington state elementary school agreed Friday to a $1...
Jurors will consider manslaughter against agent
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that jurors can consider convicting a federal agent of a lesser manslaughter charge in his retrial for a Hawaii fast-food restaurant shooting, giving the panel another option to convict him after different jurors deadlocked in his first murder trial...
Arizona reveals drug dosage given in drawn-out execution
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Officials in Arizona injected a death row inmate last month with doses 15 times higher than the amount of drugs called for in the state's protocol for executions by lethal injection, authorities said on Friday...
Stay sought in ruling on Va. gay-marriage ban
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A county court clerk in northern Virginia on Friday sought to delay a federal appeals court ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
3 people, including child, shot in Grays Ferry
Police say three people, including a child, were shot in Philadelphia's Grays Ferry section.
House OKs bill for crisis on US-Mexico border
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives on Friday approved a $694 million bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, but it stands no chance of becoming law...
1 dead, 2 injured in crash on Route 40 in Bear, Del.
One person is dead and two other people were injured after a crash on Route 40 in Bear, Delaware.
Infant found dead at Oregon resort; mother sought
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A hotel housekeeper discovered an injured 13-year-old girl and the body of her 2-year-old sister at an inn on the Oregon Coast on Friday, and police were searching for their mother...

It’s that time of year, prepare for the Jags

It is almost upon us, Valley Center High School sports seasons. Another exciting year is about to start. The Valley Center Jaguars have always provided exciting competitive sports to the community....more»

Variety awaits hikers at Palomar State Park

Mt. Palomar with its magnificent scenery, open meadows and dense vegetation gives visitors the feeling of being in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Large pine, oak, fir and cedar trees cover all 1,862 acres ...more»

The Number 23 - real life, not the movie

In early 2007 a movie called "The Number 23" was released. The movie starred Jim Carrey as a man obsessed with the number 23. I think the target audience was people like me who were born on the 23rd ...more»

Achieving the American Dream

The importance of small business to the nation’s economy cannot be overemphasized. As the owner of a small business myself, I am always happy to recognize successful businesses that prosper through ...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»

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»

Golf-Woods, Mickelson, Harrington grouped at PGA Championship
Aug 1 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will continue their long rivalry when they play together in the first two rounds at the PGA Championship in Kentucky next week. Americans Woods and Mickelson and Irishman Padraig Harrington, the 2008 champion, will tee off in the first round at 8:35 a...
Parker inks contract extension with champion Spurs
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker has signed a multi-year contract extension to remain with the reigning NBA champions, the team announced on Friday. Parker, a 13-year NBA veteran, averaged a team-high 16...
Parker signs extension with champion Spurs
(Reuters) - All-Star point guard Tony Parker, who won his fourth NBA championship ring this past season with San Antonio, has signed a multi-year extension to remain with the Spurs, the team announced on Friday...
Eight bid to host European basketball championship
Eight countries have offered to stage next year's European basketball championship, which was taken away from Ukraine due to the ongoing conflict there, the European federation said Friday. Germany, Croatia, Finland, Latvia, France, Israel, Poland and Turkey have all applied, European basketball sources said...

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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