Thursday, October 02, 2014 • 09:37

VC Kiwanis sponsor golf tournament

The second annual golf tournament sponsored by Valley Center Kiwanis Club is being held this year at Woods Valley Golf Course on Oct. 10. The golf tournament is the major fundraising event for VC Kiwanis....more»

Residents affected by wildfires may qualify for refund

San Diego County residents who suffered damages in the May wildfires might be able to generate a quick refund by applying their losses to their 2013 taxes, the state Franchise Tax Board announced Thursday....more»

Fun-filled fall festivities at Bates Nut farm

This weekend, the Pumpkin Festival will kick off the Craft Fair at Bates Nut Farm, celebrating fun-filled festivities for the entire family. Before visiting the fair, guests can begin fall mornings delighting ...more»

Valley Briefs

GOLF TOURNAMENT The Valley Center Kiwanis Club is sponsoring its second annual golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 10 at Woods Valley Golf Course in Valley Center....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»

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»

AccuWeather: Dry Start to October
Meteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking a rainy start to the weekend, followed by a cool down.
Officials: Fire that killed Cooper Health CEO, wife was intentionally set
Authorities say a house fire that killed the CEO of the Camden-based Cooper Health System and his wife was intentionally set.
Man killed, woman injured in apparent Kensington hammer attack
Philadelphia police are investigating an apparent hammer attack in Kensington that left a man dead and a woman injured.
Teen arrested over string of Washington state arson fires
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A teenager who said he was unhappy with his family's recent move to Washington state was charged Wednesday with setting nearly two dozen fires in vacant homes and parched grassland outside Spokane over the past three weeks, fire officials said...
Tweet about Ferguson grand jury sparks probe
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors are investigating a Twitter post claiming that grand jurors hearing evidence in the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old near St. Louis haven't seen enough evidence to justify prosecuting the officer...
Boy, 7, fatally struck by car in Tioga-Nicetown
A child was killed after he was first struck by a car and then trapped underneath the vehicle in Philadelphia's Tioga-Nicetown section.
Hawaii lava flow stalls but expected to restart
By Victoria Cavaliere (Reuters) - A stream of volcanic lava menacing communities on the Big Island of Hawaii has stalled in its tracks after creeping toward populated areas for weeks but is expected to begin moving again fairly soon, scientists and local officials said on Wednesday...
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

VCHS football falls to West Hills

The West Hills Wolf Pack handed the Valley Center High School Jaguars their third defeat of the season, leaving them with a record of 2-3. The Jaguars just could not stay consistent in both their defensive ...more»

Lady Jags earn one win, one loss

The Valley Center Lady Jaguars Field Hockey team had a very challenging week in their games with Canyon Crest Academy and Patrick Henry High School. The Lady Jags incurred a 5-1 loss against the Ravens ...more»


B.B. Carlson would like to retract her letter to the editor entitled "Inappropriate Signs in Valley Center must go," which ran in the last edition of The Valley Roadrunner....more»

Computer crime bill signed into law

The threat cyber criminals pose to our computer-dependent world cannot be overstated. Our society benefits greatly from Internet technology, whether we use it to pay bills, monitor our health, or communicate ...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»

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»

Harrah’s Resort hosts Under the Sun Tour

Harrah’s Resort invites Southern California to rock out to all the top songs of the 90s and 2000s at the Under the Sun Tour featured this month. Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler, and Uncle ...more»

Arizona Cardinals player indicted over accusations of hitting wife
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been indicted for felony aggravated assault over accusations he broke his wife's nose during one of two alleged domestic incidents in July, court documents showed on Monday...
Former Philadelphia sportscaster pleads guilty to fraud counts
By David DeKok HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - A well-known former Philadelphia sports broadcaster admitted in court on Monday that he defrauded more than 200 people and several local charities of more than $300,000 in a scheme that promised cheap tour packages to the Super Bowl and other events...
10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos
Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.
Your Top Plays for Today
Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

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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