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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»

Fugitive treasure hunter wants to stay in Florida: report
After years on the lam, a treasure hunter wanted in Ohio over accusations of cheating investors after recovering a fortune in gold from a shipwreck told a federal court hearing on Thursday that he has health problems and should stay in Florida, the Palm Beach Post reported...
Montgomery Co. Courthouse threat forces evacuations
A threat forced the brief evacuation of the Montgomery County Courthouse Thursday morning.
Head-on collision in US 93 in western Arizona kills 2
WICKENBURG, Ariz. (AP) — The main highway link between Las Vegas and Phoenix is temporarily closed in western Arizona because of a two-vehicle accident that killed two people.
Obama to seek to bust spending limits by $74 billion
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama's budget will propose spending $74 billion more than current spending caps. That would be an increase of about 7 percent.
Police: Family killed man over child custody dispute
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A woman and her family lured her estranged husband to their home by offering to let him see his children, then beat him in the head with a hammer and fatally shot him as he tried to run away — a scheme created because they were upset about a child custody dispute, according to police in South Carolina...
4th person faces murder charges in deadly house explosion
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a fourth person in an Indianapolis house explosion that killed two people and damaged dozens of homes.
Even with low prices, US oil industry pushing for exports
WASHINGTON (AP) — Never mind dropping oil prices. U.S. producers are pushing harder than ever for the right to sell U.S. crude oil overseas.
2 dead, officer injured in South Philadelphia house fire
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two people died in an early morning fire in South Philadelphia.

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»

Super Bowl omens look bright for Mickelson in Phoenix
By Mark Lamport-Stokes SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (Reuters) - The omens look good this week for Phil Mickelson, a long-time fan of the National Football League who has made a habit of flourishing at the Waste Management Phoenix Open when the Super Bowl is in town...
Security officials confident in Super Bowl safety
Super Bowl fans will face tight security checks at the stadium on Sunday, but US officials say they are confident the game -- one of the world's biggest annual sports spectacles -- will be safe. All those involved in the massive security operation are on alert for possible terror threats, but nothing specific has been detected, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday...
Snedeker elated to be at 'center of the sports world'
By Mark Lamport-Stokes SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (Reuters) - With Tiger Woods and the Super Bowl both back in town, Brandt Snedeker feels as if he is at the center of the sporting world as he prepares to compete in this week's Waste Management Phoenix Open...
Bryant out for nine months after shoulder surgery
Kobe Bryant's NBA season effectively ended on Wednesday after he had surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder that will sideline him for nine months, the Los Angeles Lakers said...

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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