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False bomb report leads follow-up list

Following up on crime-related stories, here are updates on a few of the recent stories relating to Palomar Country. Lockdown at the middle school revisited Frits Leo Versteegh went a little, shall we ...more»

Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower stands tall at age 100

The Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower at 3015 Pala Mission Road has been an iconic landmark and symbol on the road from Pauma Valley through Pala to Temecula for two centuries....more»

Concert in the Park set for an atomically groovy evening

Valley Center Parks and Recreation is hosting its ever-popular "Concert in the Park" on Friday, June 26 at the Community Center. Bring a lawn chair, picnic treats and beverage of your choice to the event....more»

Celebrating a big day at the Valley Center Library

It was business as unusual at the Valley Center Library on Wednesday, June 17. Or maybe it was the new normal, as around 1,300 patrons set what was believed to be a one-day attendance record for the multipurpose ...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»

Wawa Welcome America festivities begin under heightened security
After a weekend of attacks in other countries, there are new security concerns here for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.
Family of businessman killed in train crash sues Amtrak
The family of a businessman killed when a speeding passenger train derailed in Port Richmond accused Amtrak of negligence and outrageous conduct in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed Monday.
A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive
When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s...
Police ID plane crash victims as Tennessee doctor, family
The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend have been tentatively identified as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities said Monday...
Divided U.S. Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma lethal injection process
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday found that a lethal injection drug used by Oklahoma does not violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment, a ruling that provoked a caustic debate among the justices about the death penalty in America...
Obama signs trade bills into law, says tough battle still ahead
By Roberta Rampton and Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law legislation that gives him "fast-track" power to push ahead on a Pacific Rim trade deal that has been the subject of intense debate in Congress and across the nation...
Shot during capture, New York inmate in serious condition
Sweat, 35, was being treated at Albany Medical Center following his capture on Sunday near the Canadian border. Fellow escapee Richard Matt was shot and killed on Friday. The convicted murderers escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, where they were discovered missing on June 6...
Suspect surrenders in West Philadelphia block party shooting
One of two suspects wanted for a shooting that injured ten people during a West Philadelphia block party has turned himself into authorities.

Jaguars of the gridiron learn fundamentals at football camp

Jaguar Stadium at Valley Center High School was alive last week with the sound of football. In other words, led by the VCHS football coaching staff and a select group of varsity football players, the ...more»

Field hockey honors, soccer, highlight list

Field hockey academic honors Valley Center High School’s field hockey came in for academic honors of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) San Diego Section kind....more»

We are all fighting drought together

We are nearing the end of our Drought Response Implementation Program — Week 2. Suffice it to say, it has been a couple of weeks of bringing awareness to our customers and a very high level of activity ...more»

Woman’s death recalls family’s famous past

When Ruth Fairbanks Causey died recently at age 97, no one in Valley Center took notice, yet she was descended from one of the wealthiest, most famous, and most influential families in the nation, and ...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»

Golf-Larrazabal holds off Stenson challenge to win in Munich
Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal fought off a late challenge by world number seven Henrik Stenson to card a final round of 66 and clinch victory by a stroke at the BMW International Open in Munich on Sunday...
Golf-European Tour BMW International Open scores
June 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour BMW International Open at the par-72 course on Sunday in Munich -17 Pablo Larrazabal (Spain) 70 66 69 66 -16 Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 67 71 69 65 -15 Chris Paisley (Britain) 69 67 66 71 -14 Carlos Del Moral (Spain) 69 71 65 69 Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand) 67 71 68 68 Retief Goosen (South Africa) 68 70 69 67 -13 Michael Hoey (Britain) 69 65 71 70 Peter Hanson (Sweden) 69 68 67 71 -12 David Howell (Britain) 69 70 72 65 Daniel Gaunt (Australia) 65 73 70 68 -11 Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 65 67 74 71 David Horsey (Britain) 70 68 69 70 ...
Choi eagles 18 to grab Arkansas Championship lead
Choi Na-Yeon rolled in a 45-foot eagle putt on 18 to cap an eight-under par 63 for a two-shot lead after the second round of the NW Arkansas Championship on Saturday. Choi finished two rounds at 13-under 129 which broke the tournament's 36-hole scoring record...
Choi finishes with a flurry at LPGA event in Arkansas
(Reuters) - A sizzling career-low back-nine 29, that included a birdie-eagle finish, propelled South Korean Na Yeon Choi to the lead with 18 holes to play at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. The South Korean duo were tied for the lead with one hole remaining but Choi surged ahead at the par-five 18th when she hit a second-shot three wood to 45 feet from the hole and made the putt for a dramatic finish to her round...

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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