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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»

VC Art Association Class starring Barbara Graham

It’s funny how art works out sometimes. It’s fun. It’s interesting. It’s spiritual, deep, conceptual and so forth and so on. In the case of the Valley Center Art Association, Thursday ...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»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving 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, awesome 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, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Ode to the range: Cowboys take to prose to celebrate U.S. West
By Mary Papenfuss ELKO, Nev. (Reuters) - When long-time bronc rider Paul Zarzyski needed to rest his aching bones after an adrenaline-charged stint on torquing horseflesh, he often turned to the last thing most people would associate with cowboy life: writing poetry...
San Francisco police detain two over body parts in suitcase
San Francisco police said on Friday night they had detained two people in connection with a case involving a suitcase full of body parts discovered on a downtown street earlier this week. An anonymous tip offered around 7:30 p...
Police ID the body discovered in Camden County
Police say the body of a man found in Audubon, New Jersey early Saturday morning has been identified.
Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va.
GILBERT, W.Va. (AP) — After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing — the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-century feud...
Navy abandons 'Global force for good' to broaden appeal
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: Appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join...
Pilots in helium-filled balloon land safely in Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon landed safely off the coast of Mexico early Saturday after an audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean that shattered two long-standing records for ballooning...
Firefighters battle suspicious blaze in Germantown
Philadelphia firefighters battled freezing temperatures while working to put out a suspicious fire in the Germantown section early Saturday morning.
Letter with suspicious powder received at Samaritan's Purse
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI says it is investigating a suspicious letter containing white powder that was sent to the headquarters of the Samaritan's Purse charity in western North Carolina.

The basketball boys are back in charge

Don’t look now, but Valley Center High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team is number one. Numero Uno in the tough Valley League, following wins last week over league rivals Fallbrook ...more»

Hurricanes Soccer now in session

Think hurricanes never make it to Valley Center? Think again, for here comes the Valley Center Hurricane travel soccer club. To create the 2015 version of the team begins to take shape with what is called ...more»

VC Library needs a bus stop

Valley Center is not Forrest Gump’s kind of town. Just ask Valley Center chief librarian Mrs. Z. Not that there aren’t all sorts of epic and wonderful characters in the enchanted land between ...more»

Letter to the Editor: Suggestions about suggestions

In your Jan. 22 editorial, it was interesting to read some of the suggestions and comments your readers had about the Valley Roadrunner. One of the comments that stood out for me was the individual ...more»

VC Bike Park takes shape

The much-anticipated future is now in sight for the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park at Cole Grade Park behind the softball field, 28751 Cole Grade Road....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»

Goodell praises London 'passion' but no word on a franchise
By Simon Evans PHOENIX (Reuters) - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday the growth in popularity of American football in Britain was "better than we ever dreamed" but he gave no sign of a franchise going there...
Tiger Woods shoots career-worst 82 to miss cut
Former world number one Tiger Woods fired his worst score as a professional, an 11-over par 82, to miss the cut at the US PGA Phoenix Open on Friday. Woods stood last at 13-over 155 for the tournament, his first tour event since last August after recovering from a back injury, and said he was healthy but simply needs more tournament work to try and recover his top form...
Golf-Woods slumps to 82, his worst round as a professional
Jan 30 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods slumped to his worst round as a professional when he carded an 11-over-par 82 in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday. The 14-times major winner had six bogeys, two double bogeys, a triple bogey and two birdies in the round...
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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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