Tuesday, October 13, 2015 • 09:46

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»

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»

Kiwanis still needs players, sponsors for October 16 golf tournament

"We’re in good shape, but we could use some more players and sponsors," Jim Dorschel of the Valley Center Kiwanis Club said this week about the club’s October 16 fund-raising tournament at ...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»

Experts: Cash infusion helps NY transit but isn't cure-all
NEW YORK (AP) — A $29 billion infusion into the city's transportation network will go mostly to provide long-overdue repairs and upgrades, transit experts said, leaving the nation's largest city lagging behind modern systems around the world...
Man released after 28-year-old murder conviction overturned
DALLAS (AP) — A man imprisoned for 28 years for the 1987 slayings of two people in Dallas was released Monday after his conviction based on now-discredited bite-mark analysis was overturned.
Mom of children allegedly slain by New York nanny is pregnant
The New York mother of two children stabbed to death in a 2012 killing that led to murder charges against their nanny is pregnant again - with a baby boy due in January, the family announced on Facebook...
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
Police defend use of Taser on city official in Texas
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Police officials in a small, predominantly black Texas college town are defending the decision to use a stun gun on a City Council member when he intervened as officers questioned his friends outside his apartment...
Fire chief suffers minor injuries in Bucks County accident
A fire chief was injured in an accident in Langhorne, Bucks County.
Chase Utley Booed During Pre-Game Intros
Utley is allowed to play against the Mets this week after appeal delay.
California governor bans Redskins name at public schools
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four California high schools will be forced to change mascots after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation making the state the first to bar public schools from using the Redskins name for sports teams...

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»

Mets fury over Utley slide that broke Tejada leg
The New York Mets were livid over a controversial slide by Chase Utley that not only sparked a four-run Los Angeles Dodgers rally but broke the right leg of their star shortstop. Ruben Tejada was carried off the field in Saturday night's game two of the National League Division Series with a fractured right fibula and will miss the rest of the season...
Fitzpatrick wins maiden title at British Masters
Englishman Matthew Fitzpatrick won his first professional tournament, and a £500,000 (674,500 euros/$766,000) first prize, when he finished two strokes clear at the British Masters on Sunday. A final round of three under par 68, left him 15-under over 72 holes, and two strokes in front of Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen, Paraguay's Fabrizio Zanotti and Irishman Shane Lowry...
Young gun Fitzpatrick in shock after Woburn victory
By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England (Reuters) - England's Matt Fitzpatrick was in shock after completing a wire-to-wire victory in the British Masters on Sunday at the tender age of 21. "It's unbelievable, it really is," Fitzpatrick told reporters after a closing three-under-par 68 left him two strokes clear of Dane Soren Kjeldsen, Shane Lowry of Ireland and Paraguay's Fabrizio Zanotti...
Emotions high as Mets-Dodgers series shifts to New York
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - A rough slide by the Dodgers' Chase Utley that broke the right leg of Mets' shortstop Ruben Tejada on Saturday has charged up emotions as the National League Division Series shifts to New York on Monday...
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