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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»

VC Art Association Class starring Barbara Graham

It’s funny how art works out sometimes. It’s fun. It’s interesting. It’s spiritual, deep, conceptual and so forth and so on. In the case of the Valley Center Art Association, Thursday ...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»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving 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, awesome 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, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Police probing alleged corruption in Nevada Legislature
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of corruption in the Nevada Legislature involving an extortion attempt aimed at a Republican assemblyman who has drawn criticism from more conservative lawmakers...
2 injured climbers airlifted off Mount Hood, officials say
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon National Guard helicopter has airlifted two climbers off Mount Hood after the two were injured in a fall, rescue officials said.
3-time Boston Marathon champ gets 2-year doping ban
Rita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, was handed a two-year doping ban Friday in a case that has cast a shadow over Kenya's famed distance runners...
Faulty air bag recall affects more than 2 million vehicles a 2nd time
More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.
AccuWeather: Blustery and Cold!
Meteorologist Chris Sowers is tracking bitter cold winds chills followed by a winter storm.
New York Assembly facing historic change in leadership
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was supposed to be an open process, giving lawmakers two weeks to mull their options.
NJ authorities: Traveler beats sleeping homeless man with chair
A traveler who remained at Newark Liberty International Airport after missing two flights faced numerous charges Saturday for allegedly beating a homeless man with a chair as the man was sleeping.
AP Interview: NYC mayor says he has moved past police crisis
NEW YORK (AP) — Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with a strategy to stay above the fray and public opinion that eventually soured on the cops' behavior...

The basketball boys are back in charge

Don’t look now, but Valley Center High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team is number one. Numero Uno in the tough Valley League, following wins last week over league rivals Fallbrook ...more»

Hurricanes Soccer now in session

Think hurricanes never make it to Valley Center? Think again, for here comes the Valley Center Hurricane travel soccer club. To create the 2015 version of the team begins to take shape with what is called ...more»

VC Library needs a bus stop

Valley Center is not Forrest Gump’s kind of town. Just ask Valley Center chief librarian Mrs. Z. Not that there aren’t all sorts of epic and wonderful characters in the enchanted land between ...more»

Letter to the Editor: Suggestions about suggestions

In your Jan. 22 editorial, it was interesting to read some of the suggestions and comments your readers had about the Valley Roadrunner. One of the comments that stood out for me was the individual ...more»

VC Bike Park takes shape

The much-anticipated future is now in sight for the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park at Cole Grade Park behind the softball field, 28751 Cole Grade Road....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»

Laird leads by two at Phoenix Open
Martin Laird posted his second straight six-under 66 to take the lead at the Phoenix Open which will be without both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson after they missed the cut. It was also his first bogey of the event at the rain-soaked TPC Scottsdale course...
Teen star Ko seizes lead in Florida
Teen star Lydia Ko birdied five straight holes on the back nine to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the season-opening LPGA Tour's Coates Golf Championship. I just have to stay in that mood," Ko said...
Hawks beat Blazers for 18th straight win
All-star forward Paul Millsap scored 21 points as the Atlanta Hawks won their 18th consecutive contest with a 105-99 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. Millsap had plenty of help from his fellow all-stars Al Horford and Jeff Teague who finished with 17 and 13 points respectively...
Dark day for Woods raises prospect of the 'yips'
By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Stunned golf fans at the Phoenix Open were left to ponder how the mighty have fallen after Tiger Woods plunged to new depths with the worst score of his professional career in Friday's second round...

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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