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Valley Center Community Planning Group considers two new South Village projects

From Liberty Bell Plaza to Butterfield Trails Ranch to Lilac Hills Ranch and back, the work of the Valley Center Community Planning Group is never done....more»

Water district copes with drought relief while getting retroactive worker's comp relief

First an update on the local water situation. Then, a bit about some better news for the Valley Center Municipal Water District (VCMWD). When last we left the drought-beleaguered district, the State ...more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....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, educational, and ...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, educational, and ...more»

The first self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheels
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Although much attention has been paid to autonomous vehicles being developed by Google and traditional car companies, one truck maker believes that automated tractor-trailers will be rolling along highways before self-driving cars are cruising around the suburbs...
Detroit boy in basement: Stepmother put me there for 11 days
DETROIT (AP) — A boy missing for 11 days before he was found in his Detroit basement testified Wednesday that his stepmother ordered him down there and supplied him with food and electronic devices while investigators scoured the neighborhood searching for him last June...
Autopsies: 2 of 3 Muslim students shot with gun held to head
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man charged with killing three Muslim college students appears to have held his gun to the heads of two victims when he pulled the trigger after shooting the first in the doorway, according to autopsies released Wednesday...
New evidence leads to capital murder charge in U.Va. case
A prosecutor has obtained a capital murder indictment against the man accused of the abduction and killing a University of Virginia student, saying she plans to seek the death penalty.
Ex-in-law testifies from Kazakhstan in Boston Marathon trial
BOSTON (AP) — A former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday from Kazakhstan about the role of a conservative Muslim convert who steered Tsarnaev's older brother toward a stricter version of Islam...
Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92
DALLAS (AP) — Former House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first speaker in history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died. He was 92.
Baltimore asks U.S. Justice Department to review police practices
Baltimore officials asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate its police department for civil rights violations after the death of a black man from injuries sustained in police custody, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said on Wednesday...
Boston bomber 'would always go along' with older brother, friend says
By Richard Valdmanis BOSTON (Reuters) - A longtime friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's family on Wednesday told jurors deciding his sentence that he was a studious youth and adored his older brother, who cultivated a deep interest in Islam, politics and conspiracy theories before the 2013 attack...

Valley Center High School baseball nearing its end game

It's practically all over but the shouting for a fortune-challenged Valley Center High School baseball squad that played well at times and not so well at other times....more»

Valley Center bike park a month away from soft opening with a big maybe

Valley Center's "Crow’s Nest" mountain bike park at 28751 Cole Grade Road is close to a soft opening, but some work remains to be done. And there's the rub, according to organizer Steve Ford....more»

Support your Valley Roadrunner or get what you paid for

Let's face it. A lot is going on around Palomar country and Valley Center. Longtime residents and newcomers moving to the area want to hear about what's going on around town....more»

Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians applauds California Legislature for historic first vote on Internet poker

(Editor's Note: Chairman Bo Mazzetti issued the following statement after Assembly Bill 431 (Gray) passed the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee by a vote of 20-0....more»

Baseball skills camp at Valley Center High School for ages 7-to-14

Valley Center High School's Jaguar Baseball program will host the 2nd Annual Baseball Skills Camp on Friday, February 20 and Saturday, February 21 at the VCHS Varsity Baseball Field....more»

Transient Occupancy Tax ordinance modified to clarify exemptions

The County of San Diego’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT,) basically a hotel tax, will remain at eight percent, but changes to the TOT ordinance will ensure that those whose exemption from payment ...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»

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»

Hawks, Grizzlies pull even in NBA playoffs
The Atlanta Hawks downed the Washington Wizards 106-90 to even their NBA second-round playoff series at one game apiece. DeMarre Carroll led the Hawks with 20 points and Al Horford and Paul Millsap scored 18 apiece for top-seeded Atlanta as they pulled level in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference set...
Hawks break Wizards' unbeaten spell to level series
(The Sports Xchange) - Forward DeMarre Carroll led five double-figure scorers with 22 points as the Atlanta Hawks used an 11-2 run midway through the final quarter to pull away for 106-90 Game Two victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday...
Woods endures 'brutal' stretch ahead of Players Championship
By Ben Everill PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - Tiger Woods admitted on Tuesday to sleepless nights in the lead-up to this week's Players Championship as he wrestles with the anniversary of his father's death and recent breakup with Lindsey Vonn...
Latest draftees could benefit from new-age concussion test
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 2015 NFL Draft class has now been welcomed into the league, one that could grow safer as their careers unfold through new-age research into identifying concussions...

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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