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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»

Separate NYC gunfire incidents leave 2 dead, 11 wounded
NEW YORK (AP) — Two people were killed and 11 others wounded in three overnight shootings in New York City, including nine people hurt when gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn, police said Sunday...
Judge, 93, peeved by incomplete housing discrimination case
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area community that targeted blacks by demolishing poor neighborhoods is scrambling to come up with money to finally end the case — 44 years after a federal judge found clear evidence of discrimination...
No indications of potential gang violence at 75th Sturgis
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Never-before-seen crowds are expected to ride into the craggy, evergreen-dotted Black Hills of western South Dakota this week, all headed to the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally...
Kraft recalls some cheese singles for potential choking hazard
The Kraft Heinz Company says it is voluntarily recalling select code dates and manufacturing codes of Kraft Singles individually-wrapped slices due to a potential choking hazard.
Official: New object found Sunday not part of missing Malaysia Airlines plane
A senior Malaysian official says that an object found Sunday has been confirmed as "a domestic ladder" and is not a plane part, amid media reports that a new piece of plane debris was found on the island...
Thief caught on camera stealing dog out of woman's driveway in New Jersey
In surveillance video, a woman is seen walking up to the Pomeranian, picking it up and and walking away.
Deputies: Suspect tried to chew off fingertips to avoid being identified
Deputies in Florida say a theft suspect tried to chew off his own fingertips so he wouldn't be identified.
Residents complain of roach infestation in Bridesburg
Frustrated resident in Philadelphia's Bridesburg section say they are dealing with an infestation of roaches.

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»

Walker has complete game one-hitter in Seattle win
(The Sports Xchange) - Taijuan Walker threw a complete-game one-hitter for the Seattle Mariners in a 6-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. The only hit Walker allowed was a solo home run by Twins third baseman Miguel Sano with one out in the fourth inning...
Japan's Ishikawa moves one ahead as Tiger roars
(Reuters) - Ryo Ishikawa sank a 30-footer at the last for a third consecutive birdie to edge a stroke in front after the second round while Tiger Woods also charged into contention at the Quicken Loans National in Virginia on Friday...
Tiger makes charge as Ishikawa clings to PGA lead
Japan's Ryo Ishikawa birdied the last three holes to grab a one-stroke lead Friday at the PGA Quicken Loans National while long-struggling Tiger Woods roared into contention. Ishikawa had four birdies and four bogeys in the first 13 holes but closed with authority to post a three-under par 68 and stand on 11-under 131, one stroke ahead of Americans Rickie Fowler and Kevin Chappell and two atop Sweden's David Lingmerth...
Charge against Bills' assistant coach Kromer dropped
A misdemeanor battery charge against Buffalo Bills assistant coach Aaron Kromer has been dropped at the request of the family of a boy he allegedly hit, Buffalo media reported Friday. Television outlet WIVB cited Florida's Assistant State Attorney Robert Elmore as saying charges were dismissed on Friday after Kromer and the family reached an "amicable resolution" outside of court...

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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