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Valley Center ranch owner on trial for alleged fake cancer cures

Valley Center ranch owner Robert Oldham Young was due for a San Diego Superior Court appearance on Nov. 20 on six felony charges related to offering fake cancer cures to terminally ill people....more»

Planning Commission Mobility Subcommittee examining several traffic options

Limiting tractor-trailer size on West Lilac Road, posting larger speed signs south of Woods Valley Road at Valley Center Road, and adding a yield sign for Vesper Road at Valley Center Road will be considered ...more»

VC Brewery to hold grand opening this weekend

The Valley Center Brewery & Tasting Room will hold its grand opening on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. The local brewery features a plethora of unique craft beers designed to please every palate....more»

Pure CERT trains for disaster response Water

Approximately two dozen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members from Valley Center and the surrounding area attended academy training during an exercise held at a residence off of Lilac Road ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Passion for God, compassion for others. Ridgeview Church is "the church for people who don’t do church". Cool people, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...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»

Hagel: US on stronger course toward security
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Obama administration has put the Defense Department and the United States on a stronger course toward stability and security.
Tribe becomes 1st to launch online gambling in NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week, becoming the first tribe to do so in the state.
Two more deaths identified by GM ignition-switch program
By Jessica Dye NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two additional deaths have been attributed to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors Co vehicles, bringing the total to 35, according a report on Monday from the lawyer overseeing a program to compensate for deaths and accidents linked to the part...
Family issues plea for missing Whitehall Township woman
33-year-old Jessica Padgett left for her lunch break Friday and never returned. "Please get her home," her sister said. "We miss her so much."
Hagel resigns as defense secretary
By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, the first major change to President Barack Obama's Cabinet since his Democrats were routed in midterm elections three weeks ago...
Ferguson, Missouri poised as grand jury ruling on shooting looms
By Daniel Wallis and Ellen Wulfhorst FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Schools were closed, barricades erected and stores boarded up on Monday as a tense St. Louis suburb awaited word on whether charges will be filed against a white police officer who shot and killed a black teenager more than three months ago...
Confession of accused Etan Patz killer admissible as evidence: NY court
By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - The confession of a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz, who vanished from a New York street more than three decades ago, can be used as evidence against him, a Manhattan court ruled on Monday...
Fmr. Montco GOP chief Robert Kerns pleads no contest
The former head of the Montgomery County Republican Party entered a no contest plea Monday to sex-related charges.

Valley Center Jaguars surrender fourth quarter lead, bounced from CIF playoffs

It was a tough fight under the Friday night lights on Nov. 14, but the Scripps Ranch Falcons soared in the end, overcoming a 20-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the favorite Valley Center Jaguars ...more»

Sports Shorts

Running around town Valley Center High School’s boys and girls varsity cross country teams had a meeting with destiny at Guajome Park in Vista. The girls triumphed in the end although they finished ...more»

Wherefore art thou, Valley Center avocados?

Some say tomato and some say tomatah, just like some say Fallbrook avocados and some say Valley Center avocados. Unfortunately, not all avocados are created equal....more»

The election is behind us…

Now that the election is over, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the people of the 75th Assembly District, for the trust you have placed in me by allowing me to continue to serve as ...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»

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»

Ko, Lewis fight for bonus as Granada grabs lead
Naples (United States) (AFP) - New Zealand teen Lydia Ko and American Stacy Lewis battled for a $1 million season bonus Saturday but Paraguay's Julieta Granada was the season-ending LPGA Tour Championship leader after 54 holes...
Woods working with new swing teacher Como
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods, who plans to return to competition in less than two weeks after a three-month absence, said on Saturday that he is working with a new coach, Chris Como, on his swing. Woods, who has been plagued by back issues and underwent back surgery in March, broke ties with swing coach Sean Foley in August...
Tiger names Chris Como as new swing coach
Tiger Woods, the former world number one set to return to golf in less than two weeks, said Saturday that Chris Como is his new swing coach. Como, based in Texas, began working with Woods earlier this month and became the fourth swing coach for the 14-time major winner since the American turned professional in 1996...
James and Cavaliers struggle to find winning formula
By Larry Fine (Reuters) - The return of the prodigal son to Cleveland is undergoing growing pains as LeBron James and the Cavaliers struggle to fulfill lofty National Basketball Association expectations...

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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