Tuesday, June 02, 2015 • 06:24

Valley Briefs

BARBELLE BOOTCAMP Valley Center Athletics and CrossFit Valley Center offers "barBelle Bootcamp" at 7 a.m. or 5 p.m. June 15-24. Each class is an hour of high intensity training just for women including ...more»

Kick-off to Western Days a festive affair at library

Move over Western Days opening ceremony wannabes: The Valley Center Library Western Days 2015 Carnival is in the hood. "We’re looking at a good Western Days Parade with over 180 entries this year," ...more»

Bands ready to jam at MusicFest

If it’s the first Saturday in June, it must be time for the 4th Annual Valley Center MusicFest. The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters sponsors the event at Bates Nut Farm with proceeds going to ...more»

Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands compete at Coronado

The Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands competed in the biggest jazz festival of the year in San Diego this past Saturday, May 9 at Coronado, according to VCMS music teacher Jeff Beck....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 practical....more»

Owners may need to have Takata air bags replaced more than once
Millions of owners of vehicles equipped with Takata air bags may have to get repairs done more than once because of shortages of replacement parts and uncertainty over whether repair parts already installed are defective, auto industry officials and safety regulators said on Tuesday...
TSA replaces acting head and makes major changes
The acting head of the TSA is out of a job, and it's just one of the major steps the Secretary of Homeland Security is taking after a shocking report.
Arrest made in 'Afghan Girl' art theft in Chester County
A woman employed by a world-renowned photographer in Chester County has been arrested for allegedly selling prints, books, and other items belonging to her employer.
President Obama to deliver eulogy at Beau Biden's funeral
Funeral plans for Beau Biden, the former Delaware Attorney General and son of Vice President Joe Biden, have been announced.
Netherlands king, queen visiting Michigan as part of tour
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (AP) — The king of the Netherlands and his wife have arrived in western Michigan as part of their multi-day trip to the U.S.
Boston Marathon bomber's college pal gets 6 years in prison
BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison after he apologized to the victims and their families for not calling police when he recognized photos of Tsarnaev as a suspect...
Motorcyclist sought in Berks County, Pa. road rage case
Police in Berks County have released a picture of motorcyclist they want to talk to about a road rage investigation.
After three decades on death row, Texas inmate set for execution
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas is set on Wednesday to execute Lester Bower, one of the longest-serving inmates on the state's death row who says he was wrongly convicted of killing four men in 1983 and has spent three decades trying to halt his capital punishment...

Jaguars’ baseball season winds down

It’s almost all over but the shouting for a plucky Valley Center High School baseball team that had its shares of lows and highs during an eventful 2015 season....more»

Junior Jaguar Football Camp soon in session

It may be baseball season, but football season is upon us too, as registration is now open for the 16th Annual Junior Jaguar Football Camp. As usual, Valley Center High School coaches and players, led ...more»

VC CERT needs supplies, cash donations

In anticipation of what could be an active fire season, I have a couple of announcements regarding the Valley Center CERT program, and a schedule of classes and training opportunities....more»

Enforcement of water-use cutbacks begins June 1

The Drought Response is a very complex issue to cover and understand. Following are some points of clarification: 1. All of Our Customers Face Cutbacks - Our ag customers will deal with percentage reductions....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»

Four Canadian cities to host preseason games
A record five teams will play four preseason games in four Canadian cities ahead of the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season, the league said on Monday. The games are part of the NBA Canada Series aimed at growing the game in the country and will open with the Toronto Raptors facing eight-times All-Star Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers in Vancouver on Oct...
Golf-World Rankings
June 1 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 12.99 2. (2) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 9.06 3. (4) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 6.88 4. (3) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 6.78 5. (5) Jim Furyk (U...
Nordqvist comes from behind to win ShopRite Classic
Sweden's Anna Nordqvist rallied to fire a two-under 69 and win the LPGA Tour's ShopRite Classic by one shot for her first win of the season on Sunday. It marked the third win for Nordqvist since February 2014 and the fifth of her career on the US LPGA Tour...
Wedding bells turn to victory bell for Bowditch at PGA Byron Nelson
Steven Bowditch cruised to a four-shot win at the Byron Nelson Championship by closing with a 64 at Las Colinas, the same resort where he celebrated his wedding in 2011. "We took some wedding pictures here at TPC so it is a special place and I get to take some more pictures here," said Bowditch, who was married at the Dallas area golf resort in 2011...

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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