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Valley Center Community Planning Group considers two new South Village projects

From Liberty Bell Plaza to Butterfield Trails Ranch to Lilac Hills Ranch and back, the work of the Valley Center Community Planning Group is never done....more»

Water district copes with drought relief while getting retroactive worker's comp relief

First an update on the local water situation. Then, a bit about some better news for the Valley Center Municipal Water District (VCMWD). When last we left the drought-beleaguered district, the State ...more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....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»

Oil train derailment prompts evacuation in North Dakota town
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An oil train derailed and caught fire early Wednesday in a rural area of central North Dakota, prompting the evacuation of a nearby town where about three dozen people live...
Missouri woman pleads guilty in relatives' poisoning deaths
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman has admitted that she plotted with her mother to fatally poison her brother and father using antifreeze, and that she attempted to kill her sister the same way...
Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright of Texas dies at 92
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Jim Wright, a Texas Democrat known for hardball politics who quit amid accusations of financial impropriety, has died at the age of 92, the Texas Democratic Party said...
Germanwings co-pilot tried slow descent hours before crash, investigators say
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appeared to have practiced a controlled descent on his flight into Barcelona just two hours before he intentionally crashed the A320 jet into a mountainside on the return flight to Duesseldorf, air accident investigators said Wednesday...
Small town evacuated after oil train derails in North Dakota
By Ernest Scheyder and Edward McAllister WILLISTON, N.D./NEW YORK (Reuters) - A BNSF train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire in Wells County, North Dakota, on Wednesday, just days after the United States and Canada announced sweeping reforms to improve safety of the volatile shipments...
Initiative looks to demolish vacant Philadelphia warehouses
Philadelphia is a historic city, but with that history also comes aging infrastructure.
4 arrested in Connecticut synthetic marijuana investigation
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have arrested four people while investigating a batch of synthetic marijuana that sickened about a dozen people, including five who were hospitalized...
Judges have questions on Christie's pension contributions
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's top court had tough questions Wednesday about the stance of Gov. Chris Christie's administration on a 2011 law that overhauled the state public worker pension system, with one justice asking if it amounted to a "bait and switch...

Valley Center High School baseball nearing its end game

It's practically all over but the shouting for a fortune-challenged Valley Center High School baseball squad that played well at times and not so well at other times....more»

Valley Center bike park a month away from soft opening with a big maybe

Valley Center's "Crow’s Nest" mountain bike park at 28751 Cole Grade Road is close to a soft opening, but some work remains to be done. And there's the rub, according to organizer Steve Ford....more»

Support your Valley Roadrunner or get what you paid for

Let's face it. A lot is going on around Palomar country and Valley Center. Longtime residents and newcomers moving to the area want to hear about what's going on around town....more»

Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians applauds California Legislature for historic first vote on Internet poker

(Editor's Note: Chairman Bo Mazzetti issued the following statement after Assembly Bill 431 (Gray) passed the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee by a vote of 20-0....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»

Transient Occupancy Tax ordinance modified to clarify exemptions

The County of San Diego’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT,) basically a hotel tax, will remain at eight percent, but changes to the TOT ordinance will ensure that those whose exemption from payment ...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»

Last-gasp Clippers send Spurs packing
Chris Paul scored an acrobatic basket with one second remaining as the Los Angeles Clippers stunned reigning champions the San Antonio Spurs 111-109 to advance to the next round of the NBA playoffs. Paul's moment of magic at the Staples Center sealed a 4-3 series win for the Clippers who completed a fight back from 3-2 down earlier in the week to extend their postseason...
Golf-McIlroy, Casey deadlocked as darkness halts play
(Repeats to fix headline, no change to text) By Ben Everill SAN FRANCISCO, May 2 (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy will return to TPC Harding Park at the crack of dawn on Sunday to fight for a place in the semi-finals of the WCG Match Play Championship after darkness halted his match with England's Paul Casey on Saturday...
Clippers send Spurs packing with Game Seven win
(The Sports Xchange) - Chris Paul scored the winning basket with a second left as the Los Angeles Clippers beat San Antonio 111-109 in Game Seven to send the Spurs crashing out of their Western Conference first-round playoff series...
Hollywood royalty ready for fighters to rumble
By Mark Lamport-Stokes LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - With security beefed up at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the rich and famous settled into their expensive seats shortly before the welterweight showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr...

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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