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Fight Club at Valley Center Community Planning Group

In what was sometimes a free-for-all worthy of Vince McMahon’s WWE, developers and Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) members squared off the night on Monday, Aug....more»

Betty Crocker, the 1849 California Gold Rush and VC Cemetery

Lest we forget, the historic Valley Center Cemetery at 28953 Miller Road draws us back with a timeless beauty and sense of awe. The cemetery was a part of current Valley Center news this week....more»

‘September Hort’ from Marilyn’s Garden Design and Dos Valles Garden Club

Editor’s Note: Talented landscape designer, and longtime Dos Valles Garden club fellow traveler, Marilyn Guidroz, provides some summer horticulture tips for plant lovers....more»

Welk Theatre says ‘Hello Dolly’ for 13-week run

Welk Theatre presents ‘Hello Dolly’ starring Cynthia Ferrer and Randy Doney The Welk Theatre in Escondido has assembled a sterling cast of actors for its production of "Hello Dolly....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»

Chair built for Pope Francis for his Mass in NYC is unveiled
NEW YORK (AP) — The Archdiocese of New York has unveiled the large wooden armchair that's been built for Pope Francis when he celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garden.
Obama's Iran Deal Now Officially Unstoppable in Congress
Obama has the 34 Senate votes needed to protect the deal.
4 dead in Jersey shore house fire that may be homicide-suicide
Authorities responding to a report of a house fire on the Jersey shore found a family of four mortally wounded inside a bedroom, and investigators believe they might be victims of a murder-suicide, a prosecutor said Wednesday...
Attorney: Officer's takedown unfortunate, but not criminal
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a police officer accused of excessive force when he took down an Indian man say the encounter was an unfortunate escalation of tactics, but not criminal...
Man shot dead inside car in Chester
Police say a man was shot and killed while sitting in his car in Chester, Pennsylvania.
AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmes
DENVER (AP) — More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes had told his psychiatrist that he wanted to kill people to make up for his failure in science...
Pittsburgh man jailed in toddler stepson's fatal shooting
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man jailed in the fatal shooting of his 22-month-old stepson gave differing accounts of how the death occurred, police said in court papers.
Indicted Philadelphia congressman cannot suppress warrant for emails
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday dismissed Fattah's argument that executing the warrant to force Google Inc to turn over contents of his Gmail account dating back to 2008 would violate the U...

Pre-season Jaguars depth chart features 13 returning starters

Valley Center high School is in its 18th year. Coach Rob Gilster has coached VCHS Jaguars football for 17 years. ‘Nuff said. Gilster has a 125-75-2 as Jaguars coach and 191-118-2 record over a 25-year ...more»

8th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk afoot on Sept. 12

Check your calendar or iPad to see what you will be doing around, say, 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. Oh, that’s right, you will be at the eighth annual Friends of the Poor Walk....more»

People behaving badly, VC style

I covered the Delta. That’s the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for our purposes although I occasionally covered the Mississippi Delta for newspapers in Louisiana and Arkansas, which is a whole ‘nother ...more»

Do you remember

40 years ago, Aug. 28, 1975: Kittens started the house fire? Really? Leading the news, or rather on the bottom of the front page was an intriguing headline: "How’s That Kittens Start Fire!" "Are ...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»

Man falls 40 feet to death at Atlanta baseball stadium
A 60-year-old man plunged headfirst to his death from the upper deck of a baseball stadium in Atlanta on Saturday, brushing past wires holding a protective net, according to police and witnesses. Gregory Murrey, of Alpharetta, Georgia, fell about 40 feet (12 meters) in front of a sellout crowd of 49,000 during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees, raising additional questions to an ongoing debate about baseball stadium safety...
Red-hot Day leads Barclays by four strokes after 11 holes
EDISON, New Jersey (Reuters) - PGA Championship winner Jason Day made four birdies in 11 holes to bolt to a four-stroke lead during Sunday's final round of The Barclays, the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs...
Golf-Red-hot Day leads Barclays by four strokes after 11 holes
EDISON, New Jersey, Aug 30 (Reuters) - PGA Championship winner Jason Day made four birdies in 11 holes to bolt to a four-stroke lead during Sunday's final round of The Barclays, the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs...
Braves honor fan who died in stadium fall
The Atlanta Braves paid tribute Sunday to Gregory Murrey, a longtime fan who died after falling from an upper deck in the stands at Turner Field. Murrey, 60, was identified on Sunday morning by the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office...

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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