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Lilac Hills Ranch to go before county planners

Sort of like Monty Python’s Knights Who Say Ni who persistently keep on trucking, The proposed Lilac Hills Ranch project keeps on keeping on despite vociferous opposition from every North County ...more»

Valley Center History Museum closed for expansion project

In case you were thinking about visiting the Valley Center History Museum, don’t. The museum is dark through October. "The Valley Center History Museum has closed temporarily as the popular 12-year-old ...more»

Rincon Band donates $10K to the 2015 San Diego Film Festival

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians are fans of independent filmmaking. The Band, which also owns Harrah’s Resort Southern California, gave $10,000 to the San Diego Film Foundation in support of ...more»

Pala Safety Committee offers summer barbecue safety tips

Here are your August barbecue tips provided by the Fire Prevention & Control Board and the Pala Safety Committee. To make summer barbecues a safe and fun experience for everyone: * Keep children away ...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»

Verizon workers in U.S. East could strike on Sunday: media
The largest U.S. wireless service provider said on Friday there was little progress in negotiations ahead of Saturday's expiry of contracts covering almost 40,000 wireline service workers in nine eastern states and Washington, D...
Lion researcher in Zimbabwe doubts report of Jericho killing
A lion researcher in Zimbabwe on Saturday cast doubt on a report of the shooting death of a male lion who was a companion of Cecil, a famous lion killed by an American hunter in early July.
Man struck by Amtrak train in Bucks County identified
A man struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Bucks County Saturday morning has been identified.
Teen in custody for shooting of boy, 10, in Chester
A 17-year-old suspect is in police custody, after a 10-year-old boy was shot and wounded in Chester.
Woman found shot dead inside car in Kensington
Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman found inside a car running in a parking lot in Philadelphia's Kensington section.
California wildfires expand after death of firefighter
Experts have predicted a long and volatile summer wildfire season in California in its fourth year of crippling drought. Firefighter David Ruhl, 38, a married father of two from Rapid City, South Dakota, died on Thursday while on assignment at the Frog Fire in the Modoc National Forest near California's border with Oregon...
Snowball case melts; teen sues Detroit district over arrest
DETROIT (AP) — A teenager who spent nearly 40 days in custody before a judge cleared him of throwing a dangerous snowball is suing the Detroit school district, saying his rights were violated by a malicious prosecution...
Man pleads not guilty in incident outside U.S. Capitol building
A Pennsylvania man pleaded not guilty Saturday to charges that he ignored police and slammed his car into a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol building Friday, according to court documents, in the latest security alert at the Washington landmark...

Valley Center’s Steve Becvar going to the Gulls

The times they are a-changin’ for Valley Center’s Steve Becvar. He’s going from executive director of the Greater San Diego Chapter of the ALS Association to its Board of Directors as ...more»

Hiking Wilderness Gardens Preserve, 14209 Highway 76, Pala

Editor’s Note: Canyoneers are San Diego Natural History Museum volunteers trained to lead interpretive nature walks that teach appreciation for the great outdoors....more»

California should be a ‘No ALEC Zone’

Editor’s Note: State Sen. Joel Anderson, (R-38th District) who represents Valley Center in the California Legislature, doubles as ALEC’s legislator of the year....more»

VC residents urged to oppose Lilac Hills Ranch

Thanks Roadrunner. I was very glad to see your write-up on all the projects coming to Valley Center. I have been very puzzled to learn just how many residents in this town do not know about all this growth ...more»

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....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»

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»

Team World win first NBA match in Africa
Team Africa included NBA players from Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Senegal and South Sudan and they made the running against opposition consisting largely of American-born stars. There were surprise, brief second-quarter appearances for Team Africa by retired NBA stars Hakeem Olajuwon of Nigeria and Dikembe Mutombo from DR Congo...
Golf-European Tour Paul Lawrie Match Play round 3 scores
Aug 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Paul Lawrie Match Play Round 3 on Saturday in Aberdeen Robert Karlsson (Sweden) beat Johan Carlsson (Sweden) 4 and 3 Richie Ramsay (Britain) beat Morten Madsen (Denmark) by 1 hole David Howell (Britain) beat Chris Doak (Britain) 2 and 1 Chris Wood (Britain) beat Julien Quesne (France) 2 and 0 Marc Warren (Britain) beat Nicolas Colsaerts (Belgium) 3 and 1 Tyrrell Hatton (Britain) beat Peter Uihlein (U...
Hopeful sports to face Tokyo grilling
By Ossian Shine KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Eight sports vying for inclusion in Tokyo's 2020 Olympics will be grilled by Games organizers in the Japanese capital next week. The governing body of baseball and softball will face the panel first on Aug...
Frightening autograph frenzy greets Giants' Odell Beckham
New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham, whose leaping one-handed sideline catch shot him to NFL stardom last season, has lost none of his drawing power as the 2015 campaign approaches. It made for some frightening moments after an open training session on Friday when fans straining to get his autograph left some young spectators squeezed against railings before the aluminium stands where the fans were standing buckled and brought the autograph session to a quick end...

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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