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Water district chief sounds alarm for a ‘nightmare scenario’

It’s "on" with the State Water Resources Control Board and the Valley Center Municipal Water District. Longtime VCMWD general manager Gary Arant went all Paul Revere sounding the alarm with a shot ...more»

Lake Turner water isn’t going anywhere

Lake Turner sits like a smiling water-filled Sphinx at the end of Betsworth Road. Water, water everywhere and what the heck is going on, the ancient mariner might ask....more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...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»

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»

AccuWeather: Warm Today, Cooler Sunday
Meteorologist David Murphy says rain arrives Monday morning and looks especially heavy during the morning commute.
Police: Officers kill man who charged at them near St. Louis
JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say police officers shot and killed a suburban St. Louis man after he charged at them.
Massachusetts Statehouse offering access to JFK statue
BOSTON (AP) — Visitors to the Massachusetts Statehouse will once again be able to view the statue of former President John F. Kennedy up close.
2 years after bombs, Boston Marathon looks forward, not back
BOSTON (AP) — It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to aspire to...
Man in custody after double stabbing in Logan
Police say a man is in custody after a double stabbing in the Logan section of Philadelphia early Saturday morning.
Police: Possible vehicle found in hit-and-run dispute in Tioga-Nicetown
Police say that the car involved in the dispute involving two women may have been found in the Fern Rock section of Philadelphia early Saturday morning.
Father, son and firefighter hurt after apartment blaze in NE Philadelphia
A father and son along with a firefighter were hurt in an apartment blaze in Northeast Philadelphia late Friday night.
Last 2 Raiders giving congressional medal to Ohio museum
CINCINNATI (AP) — And then were two.

What goes up, unfortunately goes down for 7-8 VC High baseball squad

Like Ol’ Man River, the Valley Center High School baseball team just keeps rolling along. After an exhilarating run of five wins in a row, the 7-8 Jaguars plummeted back to planet Earth with a squeaker ...more»

VC Little League fundraiser teeing off Saturday

Fore. Three, two, one time to tee off at the 2nd Annual Valley Center Little League Golf Tournament. It’s all good to go at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Woods Valley Golf Club....more»

State-mandated 35 percent water-use reduction threatens VC agriculture and people

Editor’s note: Valley Center Municipal Water District chief Gary Arant this week appealed to state regulators to revise proposed water cutbacks because most of its users are farmers and they fear ...more»

VIEW FROM THE 75TH DISTRICT

In early March, officials reported that the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and that 2015 is on track to join the record years of 1977 and 1991 as one of the driest on record....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»

Death of former NFL player's cellmate ruled homicide: newspaper
(Reuters) - A California coroner has ruled that the death of a former NFL player's prison cellmate was a homicide by strangulation, the Los Angeles Times reported on Thursday. Lawrence Phillips, 39, was suspected in the death of 37-year-old Damion Soward, who was found unresponsive in their cell on Saturday and died at a local hospital the next day, officials at the Kern Valley State Prison said on Monday...
Golf-Korean Kims share halfway lead at LOTTE Championship
South Korean Kim In-kyung said that strong winds created an element of luck in the second round at the LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Thursday. "I feel really happy with the (round because) even though you hit a good shot, in this wind it can (go) anywhere really," Kim In-kyung told reporters...
Rape accuser sues quarterback Winston before NFL draft
By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - College football star quarterback Jameis Winston, a contender for the top pick in the upcoming National Football League draft, was sued on Thursday in Florida court by a woman who says he raped her in 2012...
Uihlein edges ahead as Watson struggles in Shenzhen
An American topped the leaderboard Friday at the Shenzhen International on nine-under par, however it wasn't world number four Bubba Watson but Peter Uihlein, ranked 176 places lower. Uihlein, voted European Tour Rookie of the Year after a stellar 2013, endured a lean time last season but showed glimpses of his best form in carding a four-under 68 in windy conditions at Genzon Golf Club...

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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