Wednesday, October 07, 2015 • 08:45

Ambulance dispatched to infant who struck head

On Friday, October 2, at 12:24 p.m., Valley Center Fire Engine 1611 and Mercy Ambulance 1691 were dispatched to medical incident where an infant had fallen and struck its head....more»

We’re Back! Newspaper once more locally owned

The Roadrunner has a new owner, lifelong Valley Center resident Justin Salter, who is taking over a publication that has a long and proud history. The cycle of life of Valley Center’s traditional ...more»

Democratic Club: registration and getting people to vote is their goal

Nothing says commitment to community like being willing to stick your feet in politics. Both major political parties have always relied on local volunteers to labor in the grassroots....more»

On the Menu

I am a mom of a 7-year-old boy and have a full time career just like many of you. On the side my passions are food and music. I have been published in various wellness and healthy eating newsletters throughout ...more»

Church News

St. Stephen Catholic Church Now that school has started, St. Stephen Church will hold Faith Formation for all youth Kindergarten through High School. CCD (K through grade 5) is each Wednesday afternoon ...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, thought-provoking ...more»

Blaze put out at Shell chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas
A small fire was quickly extinguished Tuesday night at a Hexion Inc MOMEPM.UL resin processing plant within Royal Dutch Shell Plc's refining and petrochemical complex in Deer Park, Texas, a Hexion spokesman said...
Homicide victim found on hiking trail with hurt dog on leash
FAIRFAX, Calif. (AP) — Detectives say they are looking for three persons of interest in the killing of a man on a Northern California hiking trail.
McCarthy seeks to convince US conservatives he's not like Boehner
U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy sought to convince conservative lawmakers on Tuesday that he will be different from retiring Speaker John Boehner if McCarthy is elected as Boehner's successor this month...
Around 6,000 Federal Prisoners to Be Released
The release is set to be the largest in the history of the prison system.
Fox probing claims 'Maze Runner' cast took artifacts
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Representatives from 20th Century Fox are trying to determine if actors took American Indian artifacts while filming "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" at a private New Mexico ranch...
Judge blocks Montana from using drug in executions
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday blocked Montana from using a particular drug in lethal injections, effectively halting executions in the state until an adequate substitute can be found or lawmakers change the law...
Search for answers begins in sinking of US cargo ship
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — On board the 790-foot El Faro when it set out on its doomed voyage into the path of Hurricane Joaquin were five Polish workers whose job was to prepare the engine room for a retrofitting...
A look at efforts to legalize physician-assisted deaths
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California's governor has signed a bill that will give the terminally ill in the nation's most populous state the right to end their lives with drugs prescribed by a doctor...

Reilly-Hernandez Combo Torches West Hills in 35-12 VC Victory

To say quarterback Rhett Reilly and receiver Nieko Hernandez have got chemistry is an understatement. These guys have rapport to the max. The simpatico they share is remarkable....more»

Home Run Hitter Hernandez is Valley Center’s Lethal Weapon

Man, Nieko Hernandez can be one scary dude. Not in the conventional sense. Off the football field, he’s a pleasant and accommodating young man. But put him in a uniform and place a football in his ...more»

The running of the bull

So, after two years of wandering in the wilderness, putting out first the Valley Center Press and then the Times Advocate, I have arrived back where I started—my old home at The Roadrunner just ...more»

Why Lilac Hills Ranch should not be approved

Valley Center is a very special rural community in San Diego County. The members of the Valley Center Community Planning Group volunteer their time and efforts to work towards making our fair community ...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»

Hornets forward Kidd-Gilchrist has shoulder op
Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the NBA team said. The Hornets called Tuesday's operation a success, with the 22-year-old player expected to be sidelined for some six months...
MLB seeks explanation from DraftKings after disclosure about employee winnings
Major League Baseball said on Tuesday it was surprised to learn that fantasy sports operator DraftKings, in which it has an equity investment, allowed its employees to participate in contests and has reached out to the company to discuss the matter...
NFL Colts hope to have QB Luck for Thursday game at Houston
Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck is "trending in the right direction" as he recovers from a sore shoulder and could be on the field when the Colts play at Houston on Thursday. Luck sat out the Colts' overtime win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday...
Arizona university asks football fans to shun blackface
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona State University officials have asked football fans to refrain from painting their faces black for a so-called blackout home game this weekend after several fans last year caused an uproar by attending the event in minstrel-style blackface...

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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