Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • 02:28
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VC museum showcases gems desired by Chinese Empress

The last Empress of China never set foot in Valley Center or in the nearby community of Pala. But, after Tzu-Hsi died in 1908, it was revealed that her body was covered with hordes of gems and gemstones ...more»

Planning Group discusses options for beekeeping

The Aug. 11 Valley Center Community Planning Group meeting began with Tracy Ellis of the County Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures who provided an update on options to promote and protect ...more»

Mandatory water restrictions implemented in VC

The governor of the State of California has ordered the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory water use restrictions for all retail water providers....more»

Valley Center Municipal Water Board Employees of the Quarter

July 2014 Employees of the Quarter Awards were presented to nine members of the Operations and Facilities Department of the VCMWD. They were recognized for working two 24-hour shifts in a week to repair ...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»

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»

Demonstrations resume in Missouri over shooting death of black teen
By Edward McAllister ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - More than 100 demonstrators marched peacefully in St. Louis on Tuesday, calling for the arrest of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, almost three weeks ago...
Released U.S. hostage says overwhelmed by welcome home
An American writer released this week after nearly two years of captivity in Syria said he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of attention he received after returning home, he told reporters on Wednesday...
California Senate approves measure banning warrantless drone surveillance
By AARON MENDELSON SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday imposing strict regulations on how law enforcement and other government agencies can use drones, a move supporters said will protect privacy and prevent warrantless surveillance...
AP PHOTOS: Workers clear debris from busy runway
ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly 100 workers at the world's busiest airport are volunteering their time to pick up trash that could be dangerous when planes land and take off.
Air Force fighter jet crashes in Virginia
An Air Force fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed in the mountains of western Virginia on Wednesday.
Taney Dragons parade today; street closings, SEPTA detours
An afternoon parade has been scheduled for today in Philadelphia to celebrate the Mid-Atlantic Little League champions Taney Dragons.
Sheriff's office: Military jet crashes in Virginia
A sheriff's dispatcher says officials believe a military jet has crashed in western Virginia, but there is no word on the condition of those onboard.
Mom testifies in Philly school abduction, rape trial
The mother of a child abducted from a Philadelphia kindergarten and sexually assaulted is testifying about the day her daughter disappeared.

VCHS student wins big at Arabian Youth Nationals

Valley Center High School student Ryan Melendez returned home after successfully competing in the Arabian/Half Arabian Youth nationals in Albuquerque, New Mexico in July....more»

Lady Jags volleyball displaying renewed effort

Coach Macall Deaver is taking her Lady Jaguars varsity volleyball team into a new season of new opportunities and challenges. With the season just a few weeks away, Deaver is working hard to prepare ...more»

Landmark legislation passed

The California Legislature this week passed bi-partisan, landmark legislation that marks the largest investment in the state’s water infrastructure we have seen in decades! For us in inland San ...more»

How to use credit cards

The closure of Chandler’s Office Supply in Evanston, Illinois, in 1995 was caused by the retirement of the owners along with competition from national chain stores....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»

Harrah’s Resort hosts Under the Sun Tour

Harrah’s Resort invites Southern California to rock out to all the top songs of the 90s and 2000s at the Under the Sun Tour featured this month. Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler, and Uncle ...more»

Valley Center Symphony presents classical concert

The Valley Center Symphony will present a classical concert on Aug. 13 at the Valley Center Library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A special piece, "Crypsis," will be performed....more»

Overhydration may have been factor in Mississippi football player's death
(Reuters) - The death of a Mississippi high school football player three days after he fell ill during a game was due to swelling in his brain possibly triggered by overhydration, a doctor who treated him said on Tuesday...
Accurate Swedish golfers and Korean archer take Youth gold
Swedish golfers Marcus Kinhult and Linnea Strom prevailed in a playoff to take the mixed team Youth Olympic gold medal on Tuesday, with their accuracy on the greens only bettered by South Korean archer Lee Woo-seok...
Olympics-Accurate Swedish golfers and Korean archer take Youth gold
Swedish golfers Marcus Kinhult and Linnea Strom prevailed in a playoff to take the mixed team Youth Olympic gold medal on Tuesday, with their accuracy on the greens only bettered by South Korean archer Lee Woo-seok...
Golf-Liberty National to host 2017 Presidents Cup
Liberty National golf course in New Jersey has been chosen as the venue for the 2017 Presidents Cup, the PGA Tour said on Tuesday. The course, which opened in 2006, is located along the Hudson River in Jersey City and offers views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Manhattan skyline...

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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