Wednesday, October 14, 2015 • 09:05

Lilac Hills Ranch hearing postponed: no new date set

The October 14 date for the Board of Supervisors’ hearing on the Accretive Group’s Lilac Hills Ranch project has been postponed and no new date has been set....more»

County to fund pilot school resource officers at VC

Last week the Board of Supervisors surprised the Valley Center Unified School District with the announcement that it was one of nine school districts in the County that will have Sheriff’s deputies ...more»

Harding honored as Classified Employee for October

Vicky Harding was honored as Classified Employee of the Month at Wednesday’s Valley Center Pauma Unified School Board meeting. Speaking about her was Principal Stephanie McEntire of the Elementary ...more»

Local offers Halloween light show for October

Local resident Neal Evans will be offering his annual musical Halloween light show for the entire month of October. You can listen to the music by tuning your car radio to 93.7 fm...more»

Church News - October 8, 2015

St. Francis Episcopal Church St. Francis Episcopal Church, Pauma Valley is a small but active community of Christians. The church recently welcomed Father Wesley Hills as Interim Priest....more»

Saint Francis Episcopal Church welcomes The Rev. Wesley B. Hills as Interim Priest

Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Pauma Valley has welcomed a new interim priest. The Reverend Wes Hills will be preaching, providing pastoral care, and serving as the spiritual leader while the parish ...more»

Five officers' statements admissible in Baltimore death case
Statements by five Baltimore officers charged in the high-profile death of a black man injured in police custody were made admissible in their criminal trials on Tuesday. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams found that Officer William Porter and Sergeant Alicia White, two of the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, had made their statements without compulsion to internal investigators...
Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom found unresponsive at Nevada brothel: sheriff
(Reuters) - Former NBA star Lamar Odom was hospitalized on Tuesday after he was found unresponsive at a Nevada brothel, law enforcement officials said. Odom, 35, the ex-husband of reality television personality Khloe Kardashian, suffered a "medical emergency" at the Love Ranch in Crystal, Nevada, about 80 miles (50 kms) northwest of Las Vegas, the Nye County Sheriff's Office said in media release...
Washington Post reporter held in Iran angry, depressed, brother says
Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post reporter jailed in an espionage case in Tehran, heard of his conviction on Iranian state TV and is depressed and angry about being deprived of information about his case, his brother said on Tuesday...
Former NBA star Lamar Odom found unconscious at Nevada brothel
Former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom was hospitalized after he was found unconscious Tuesday at a Nevada brothel, authorities said.
Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control and economic policy in the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night, vigorously outlining competing visions for a party seeking to keep the White House for a third straight term...
Best Lines of the 2016 Democratic Debate
These candidates are hoping what happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas.
Woman sues nephew, says his exuberant greeting led to fall
A Connecticut jury on Tuesday rejected a woman's bid to sue her 12-year-old nephew for injuries she says she suffered from his exuberant greeting at his birthday party four years ago.
Gun shop ordered to pay millions to injured police officers
Jurors ordered a Wisconsin gun shop to pay nearly $6 million on Tuesday to two Milwaukee police officers who were shot and seriously wounded by a gun purchased at the store.

Evaluating the Jags at Mid-Season

Whew, that was fast! It seems as if it was only yesterday that the Valley Center football team was playing in its season opener against Mater Dei on a hot night, late in August....more»

Jag Quarterback Rhett Reilly: There’s a Lot to Like

If you were to conjure up the image of what a high school quarterback should be, Rhett Riley would be straight out of Central Casting. To begin with, he’s got the look....more»

The end of a tradition?

This week, we are told, the Chamber of Commerce board may vote to go along with the Optimist proposal to get rid of the venerable, traditional name "Western Days....more»

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - October 8, 2015

IDEA FOR ROUNDABOUTS IS STUPID Editor, Roadrunner: In response to the August 27 report of the "Fight Club" I have this to say, "We lived in Valley Center for 24 years and have been visiting for over ...more»

VC Fire District begins paramedic service locally

As of today, if you need an ambulance in Valley Center, you will get the highest level of medical attention available. It’s the service that "people in Valley Center always thought they had," ...more»

Patty Gomez: on a mission to give everyone a massage

"It’s not a job to me, it’s a passion," says Patty Gomez, a massage therapist who opened Well-Being Massage in May. "I’m on a mission. I want everyone to receive a massage sometime in ...more»

CCAE offers two dance productions in October

Coming up on October 22 & 24 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, two celebrated dance productions including Shaping Sound (October 22) and MOMIX: Alchemia (October 24) will dazzle San Diego ...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»

Bell's last-gasp touchdown lifts Steelers over Chargers
Le'Veon Bell's one-yard scoring run as time expired lifted the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 24-20 NFL win over the San Diego Chargers. San Diego had grabbed the lead on rookie Josh Lambo's 54-yard field goal with 2:56 to play...
Chicago Cubs hit six home runs to push Cardinals to brink
The Chicago Cubs belted a Major League Baseball playoff record six home runs in an 8-6 triumph over St. Louis that put the Cardinals on the brink of elimination. The Cubs, trying to end a 107-year World Series title drought, had homers from Kyle Schwarber, Starlin Castro, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Jorge Soler and Dexter Fowler...
Utley gets villain's welcome from Mets crowd
By Alan Crosby NEW YORK (Reuters) - Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley may not be the only 'villain' New York Mets fans love to hate. Utley launched himself into the conversation on the team's darkest enemy after he barrel-rolled into shortstop Ruben Tejada while trying to break up a double play in Game Two on Saturday in their National League Division Series...
Under daredevil Tomlin, Steelers thrive on risks
(Reuters) - Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has proven to be a late-game daredevil, not afraid of taking a gamble in the final seconds, and it paid off with the most dramatic win of the season on Monday night...
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