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Lilac Hills Ranch hits Shakespearean note at meet

Lilac Hills Ranch management went all Hamlet at the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce last week during its "Lunch and Learn" session. Which is to say, much like Osric’s call on the early swordplay ...more»

VCPUSD between sacred rock and a sports field place

A funny thing happened on the way to building the new soccer and lacrosse sports fields at the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District (VCPUSD) property off Cole Grade Road....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»

After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial...
California man charged with killing newborn daughter
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles-area man was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting, torturing and killing his nearly 3-week-old daughter.
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Warren Buffett's sister donates $100 million to Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's sister has donated $100 million to Northwestern University, which the suburban Chicago school says is the largest single gift in its history...
Volvo's entry car, S60, gets more power, plus fuel economy
With new, more powerful turbo engines, the 2015.5 Volvo S60 is a distinctive, European premium sedan that's nimble, quick and has a surprisingly comfortable driver seat for 6-footers.
Assistant superintendent resigns from Coatesville Area school district
The assistant superintendent of an embattled suburban Philadelphia school district has stepped down a month after his former boss was charged with stealing district funds and violating ethics rules.
Couple in Ga. shot dead after responding to Craigslist offer
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A 28-year-old man was charged Tuesday with killing a couple who traveled to rural Georgia seeking to buy a 1966 Ford Mustang through an advertisement placed on Craigslist, an online classified ad service...
National leaders tell UVa sororities to avoid frat bid night
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Sororities at the University of Virginia have been told to stay away from fraternity recruitment events scheduled Saturday.

Valley Center High School varsity boys basketball falls to 13-4

The Valley League is going to be tough this year, but despite a 56-48 loss to Poway high last week, the Valley Center High boys varsity basketball team sat atop league standings recently with a 13-4 record....more»

VC staff, students square off in charity basketball bash

It was time for students to turn the tables on staff at Valley Center High School basketball court last week. A friendly, but highly competitive first-ever annual student-staff basketball game to raise ...more»

VC High names students of the month

James Schwindt James Schwindt is a senior at Valley Center High School. He prides himself with being diligent and industrious and said he is extremely grateful to be chosen for Jag of Month....more»

We asked. You spoke. We listened.

A few weeks ago we ran a polite solicitation for feedback on what people liked or didn’t like in the Valley Roadrunner. What the heck? It’s kind of a pointless exercise putting out a newspaper ...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»

Plumlee, Oladipo among young stars in Dunk Contest
The Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo, the 2014 NBA Rookie of the Year runner-up, and Brooklyn Nets standout Mason Plumlee are among four rising stars named to the 30th NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Greek 20-year-old forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota rookie guard Zach LaVine will also compete in the annual showdown of acrobatic leaps and spectacular ball-jamming staged on the eve of the annual NBA All-Star Game...
Clippers' Barnes blames fine on Suns owner cursing at him
Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes was fined $25,000 by the NBA for shouting inappropriate language to a fan, then tweeted his comments were sparked by curses from Phoenix Suns majority owner Robert Sarver...
Irving, James power Cavaliers over Pistons
Detroit (AFP) - Kyrie Irving scored 38 points and LeBron James added 32 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated Detroit 103-95 for their seventh NBA victory in a row.
Two ex-Vanderbilt football players convicted in Tennessee rape trial
By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - A Tennessee jury on Tuesday convicted two former Vanderbilt University football players of the campus rape of an unconscious female student. Prosecutors said the woman was raped by four Vanderbilt players on June 23, 2013, and the assault was proved by what the young men recorded on a cellphone...

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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