Thursday, October 08, 2015 • 09:19

Ambulance dispatched to infant who struck head

On Friday, October 2, at 12:24 p.m., Valley Center Fire Engine 1611 and Mercy Ambulance 1691 were dispatched to medical incident where an infant had fallen and struck its head....more»

We’re Back! Newspaper once more locally owned

The Roadrunner has a new owner, lifelong Valley Center resident Justin Salter, who is taking over a publication that has a long and proud history. The cycle of life of Valley Center’s traditional ...more»

Democratic Club: registration and getting people to vote is their goal

Nothing says commitment to community like being willing to stick your feet in politics. Both major political parties have always relied on local volunteers to labor in the grassroots....more»

On the Menu

I am a mom of a 7-year-old boy and have a full time career just like many of you. On the side my passions are food and music. I have been published in various wellness and healthy eating newsletters throughout ...more»

Church News

St. Stephen Catholic Church Now that school has started, St. Stephen Church will hold Faith Formation for all youth Kindergarten through High School. CCD (K through grade 5) is each Wednesday afternoon ...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, thought-provoking ...more»

Three arrested in California erotic massage teacher's fatal shooting
Three suspects were arrested on Wednesday on homicide charges in the fatal shooting of an erotic massage and meditation teacher as he was walking his dog on a San Francisco Bay Area hiking trail this week, according to officials and local media reports...
Oregon gunman killed himself after police wounded him
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who fatally shot nine people at an Oregon community college last week killed himself in front of his victims after two police officers wounded him, authorities said Wednesday...
Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic
President Barack Obama has apologized to Doctors Without Borders for the U.S. air attack that hit the group's medical clinic in Afghanistan.
Authorities track GPS to find 3 people sought in killing
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Three people arrested Wednesday in the killing of a California tantra yoga teacher were tracked to Oregon by detectives using GPS technology in the victim's car and hundreds of tips from people who thought they looked suspicious, authorities said...
Journalist guilty of helping hack Los Angeles Times' website
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A well-known social media journalist was found guilty Wednesday of conspiring with the hacking group Anonymous to break into the Los Angeles Times' website and alter a story...
Coast Guard ends search for 33 crew members missing from cargo ship that sank during hurricane
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard ends search for 33 crew members missing from cargo ship that sank during hurricane.
At least 17 dead as flooding threat persists in South Carolina
Flooding from historic rainfall in South Carolina claimed two more lives on Wednesday, and the threat of further inundation from swollen rivers and vulnerable dams put already ravaged communities on edge...
Search ends for survivors of hurricane-hit U.S. cargo ship
By Susan Cooper Eastman JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday ended its search for missing crew of the cargo ship El Faro that sank off the Bahamas last week after sailing into the path of Hurricane Joaquin...

Reilly-Hernandez Combo Torches West Hills in 35-12 VC Victory

To say quarterback Rhett Reilly and receiver Nieko Hernandez have got chemistry is an understatement. These guys have rapport to the max. The simpatico they share is remarkable....more»

Home Run Hitter Hernandez is Valley Center’s Lethal Weapon

Man, Nieko Hernandez can be one scary dude. Not in the conventional sense. Off the football field, he’s a pleasant and accommodating young man. But put him in a uniform and place a football in his ...more»

The running of the bull

So, after two years of wandering in the wilderness, putting out first the Valley Center Press and then the Times Advocate, I have arrived back where I started—my old home at The Roadrunner just ...more»

Why Lilac Hills Ranch should not be approved

Valley Center is a very special rural community in San Diego County. The members of the Valley Center Community Planning Group volunteer their time and efforts to work towards making our fair community ...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»

NFL expands commitment to international games, may play outside UK
NFL owners voted on Wednesday to extend the league's commitment to play international regular-season games through 2025, including the option to play outside of the United Kingdom beginning next season...
Presidents Cup opens with Korean bang and a Bush
Marching bands and traditional Korean drums greeted the US and International teams at a colourful 11th Presidents Cup opening ceremony in Incheon on Wednesday night. Appropriately, given the name of the event, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and former US President George W...
Spieth fired up to bust out with big-hitting DJ
World number one Jordan Spieth said Wednesday he was excited at the prospect of starting his Presidents Cup campaign for the US in the foursomes alongside big-hitting Dustin Johnson. The pair will play against the International team's trans-Tasman pair of Aussie Marc Leishman and Kiwi Danny Lee in the anchor game of Thursday's opening five matches where one ball is played by both players who hit alternate shots...
Elementary for US as Holmes and Watson lead Presidents Cup defence
Bubba Watson and J.B. Holmes will lead the US defence of the Presidents Cup against Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama when the 11th edition begins on Thursday for the first time on Asian soil. Four months ago Spieth watched from the clubhouse as big-hitting Dustin Johnson three-putted the final green to hand him the US Open...

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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