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Movie star’s racehorse featured at VC museum

The permanent exhibit at the Valley Center History Museum featuring famous thoroughbreds with a connection to the local community has added one more racehorse — this one owned by a famous celebrity....more»

VCFPD urges residents to ‘Get Fired Up’ about preparedness

San Diego County officials are gearing up for the peak fire season by adding resources and urging residents to "Get Fired Up" about preparedness, according to a recent press release....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 Center. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling ...more»

Bates Nut Farm features fall festivities

This year, autumn is celebrated at Bates Nut Farm with the largest, oldest, and most famous pumpkin patch in San Diego County. For over 30 years, families have made an annual visit to the Pumpkin Patch ...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»

The joy of the cross

We have placed two words in juxtaposition that seem out of harmony with one another. The words "joy" and "cross" do not seem to belong next to each other....more»

Tiny Utah town's police chief accused of stalking
MYTON, Utah (AP) — The chief of a newly formed police department in the tiny eastern Utah town of Myton is accused of stalking three women.
Teen accused of stealing car, running over officer
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old Colorado boy stole his parents' car, ran over an officer's leg and rammed three patrol cars before being struck with a stun gun and arrested...
State police cruiser involved in crash on I-95
A Pennsylvania State Police cruiser was involved an accident in Tinicum Township, Delaware County.
Social media sleuths aid gay couple beating probe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police trying to find suspects in the beating of a gay couple say they got a valuable assist from social media users. A defense lawyer says some of the people sought are turning themselves in for questioning...
Fire erupts on tarmac of Philadelphia Int'l Airport
A fire has erupted on the tarmac of Philadelphia International Airport.
Top U.S. general urges Congress to think again on defense cuts
By Adrian Croft WIESBADEN Germany (Reuters) - Congress should look hard at whether to continue automatic budget cuts that weaken the U.S. military at a time when security around the world is deteriorating, a top U...
Yelp, TinyCo to settle US charges of improperly collecting kids' data
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The online review site Yelp and mobile app developer TinyCo have agreed to settle separate charges that they improperly collected children's online information, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday...
Texas set to execute woman convicted of starving nine-year-old
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A woman convicted of the 2004 starving death of a nine-year-old boy is scheduled to die on Wednesday by lethal injection at a Texas state prison, authorities said. Lisa Ann Coleman, 38, would be the second woman executed in the United States this year and the 15th since the U...

Scrimmage prepares Lady Jags for season

The Lady Jaguars varsity volleyball team participated in a varsity scrimmage held at Escondido High School in preparation for their new season. Coach MacCall Deaver stated: "The girls are showing real ...more»

VCHS football penalty plague leads to loss

Plagued by 14 penalties that caused the Jaguars to suffer 75 lost yards, the Jaguars let Brawley squeeze out a 35-28 victory. The Jaguars of Valley Center could not manage to get it together in Friday ...more»

Groundwater, a vital part of our water supply

Water deliveries throughout California have been seriously impacted by the long drought. The resulting shortfall has forced many agricultural regions to draw excessive amounts of water from groundwater ...more»

Molly’s Column

Hi, this is Molly. How are you today? Today I will talk about school, facts about elephants, shout outs, and goals. At Valley Center Middle School the teachers are starting to post some grades, so don’t ...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»

Rutgers apologizes for taunting T-shirts at Penn State game
By Daniel Kelley (Reuters) - Rutgers football fans who wore T-shirts that read "Ped State" to a weekend game with Pennsylvania State University were "classless," the New Jersey school said on Monday, apologizing for the taunting reference to a former Penn State coach's child sex abuse convictions...
Tiger expects 'very full' schedule next season
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods has yet to swing a golf club since missing the cut at last month's PGA Championship but said on Monday his recovery from a back injury was progressing well and that he anticipated a full playing schedule next year...
Domestic violence experts hired as NFL advisors
New York (AFP) - Embattled NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Monday that the league was hiring three domestic violence experts as senior advisors and creating a new vice president of social responsibility post...
Tests on Redskins QB Griffin III show no ankle fracture
(Reuters) - Tests on the injured ankle of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III showed no fracture but there is no timetable for his return to action, coach Jay Gruden said Monday. Griffin, who missed time due to various injuries during his record-setting rookie season of 2012, dislocated his left ankle during the first quarter of Washington's 41-10 home win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday...

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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