Tuesday, September 30, 2014 • 03:28
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Experts give precautionary measures to avoid rattlesnake bites

In his 35 years of family practice in the medical profession, Dr. Roy Johnson has treated over 900 snake bites. "I’ve already treated 32 snake bites this year," Johnson said....more»

Valley Center resident makes New York Jets team

After graduating from Valley Center High School, Trevor Reilly served a church mission in Sweden for two years. He then attended the University of Utah to play football....more»

Memorial services for Henry Kraus announced

The community is invited to attend services for Henry Richard (Dick) Kraus who passed away Aug. 4. A graveside service is planned for Sept. 27 at 2 p....more»

Valley Briefs

LUNCH N LEARN The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Hall. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling Capacity ...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»

Cancer doctor given 10 years for poisoning lover
A jury has sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a chemical found in antifreeze...
Dozens of possible jurors rejected in Arias case
PHOENIX (AP) — Roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed Monday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias after telling a judge they had seen too much media coverage of her first trial to be impartial or had already made up their minds about her punishment...
Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty in Afghan scheme
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he derailed an investigation into military contract fraud by making a suspect appear to be a key counterintelligence source...
Dominion natural gas exports plan gets federal OK
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
Boston City Council members weigh $25K pay raise
BOSTON (AP) — Boston City Council members kicked off a discussion Monday on possibly giving themselves each a $25,000 raise to bring their salaries more in line with their counterparts in New York and other major U...
Gov't settles with newspaper over seized notes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Training for Coast Guard criminal investigators will be reviewed as part of a settlement with a Washington newspaper over the 2013 seizure of notes from one of the paper's former reporters...
Coyote stuck in bumper after hit by car in Illinois
A coyote is recovering Monday night after it got stuck in a bumper in Illinois.
Relative: Coach tried to save 4 dead in bus crash
ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) — A Texas softball team coach did everything he could to save four of his players who died when an 18-wheel tractor-trailer smashed into their bus in Oklahoma, a relative said Monday...

Valley Center Pop Warner off to strong start

The Valley Center Pop Warner junior pee wee Fighting Jaguars are out to a 3-0 start. Two weeks ago, the team beat the Temecula Kodiaks in the 103-degree heat up at Great Oaks High School in Temecula....more»

Jaguars pounce on Imperial Tigers in big win

The Valley Center High School Jaguars varsity football team is back on track after defeating the Imperial Valley High School on the Tiger’s home turf last Friday night by a score of 21-14....more»

We live in a dangerous region: Be prepared

The summer is over and the fall fire season is rapidly approaching. We all had a taste last May of what can happen when a series of wildfires struck throughout San Diego County....more»

Letter to the Editor: Inappropriate signs in Valley Center must go

When I woke up this morning, I was thrilled to feel the cool temperatures. Finally, I strapped on my walking shoes, dropped my kids off at school, and hit the trail....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»

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»

Valley Center Symphony presents classical concert

The Valley Center Symphony will present a classical concert on Aug. 13 at the Valley Center Library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A special piece, "Crypsis," will be performed....more»

National Football League roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone announced Monday that Kyle Orton will be the team's starting quarterback for this week's game against the Detroit Lions. Orton replaces EJ Manual, the Bills' first-round pick in 2013 who has started 14 NFL games...
National Basketball Association roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - The Phoenix Suns signed forwards Marcus Morris and Markieff Morris to multiyear contract extensions Monday reportedly worth a combined $52 million for the twin brothers. Multiple media outlets reported that Markieff Morris will receive a four-year deal worth $32 million while Marcus Morris will get a four-year deal worth $20 million...
Astros name Hinch as new manager of struggling club
(Reuters) - The Houston Astros have appointed A.J. Hinch as manager in place of Bo Porter, who was fired earlier this month, the Major League Baseball team said on Monday. Hinch, 40, managed the Arizona Diamondbacks from May 2009 until July 2010, compiling an 89-123 record, and was then vice-president of professional scouting for the San Diego Padres for the next four years...
NFL player Belcher likely had brain damage, post-mortem exam shows
By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - A Kansas City Chiefs football player who fatally shot his girlfriend in 2012 before committing suicide showed signs of a degenerative brain condition found in other deceased NFL players, an attorney for the family said on Monday...

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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