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Valley Center History Museum Remembers Nancy Coates, 94

The Board of Directors of the Valley Center History Museum this week remembered and paid tribute to the memory of Nancy Coates who died at age 94. A major benefactor of the museum, Mrs....more»

Crowning Achievements

"It's Springtime" was the theme. Valley Center's Maxine Theater was the place. With about 350 guests in their seats, the "47th Annual Miss Valley Center" and the Seventh Annual Junior Miss Valley Center ...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." At Ridgeview, there are cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, ...more»

Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians...
1000s of Detroit-area homeowners apply to avoid foreclosure
DETROIT (AP) — More than 13,000 Detroit-area property owners have entered into payment plans hoping to avoid losing their homes to tax foreclosure, and that number will likely rise.
NYC man accused of scamming families of abducted children
NEW YORK (AP) — The director of a nonprofit organization that purported to help victims of international child trafficking has been arrested in New York City on fraud charges.
Ex-firefighter arrested after holding 4 others hostage
ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a former volunteer firefighter held four firefighters hostage at a Philadelphia-area firehouse before surrendering to police. No injuries were reported.
First lady asks kids to step up for healthy lunch challenge
WASHINGTON (AP) — Know any kids with a knack for making healthy lunches? Michelle Obama might invite them to the White House.
Passover: Welcoming gentiles for Seder a strong tradition
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to Passover, Seder is hardly just for Jews at Lee Nelson's house.
Officials: Typhoon kills 5 on western Pacific island
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Officials say a typhoon has killed at least five people on a western Pacific Ocean island ahead of strong winds that are expected to bear down on a neighboring island in Micronesia...
Firefighters being held hostage inside Elkins Park firehouse
An armed suspect is holding firefighters hostage inside a firehouse in Elkins Park.

March 2015 Jaguars of the month

As is its monthly wont, Valley Center High School this week named its March Jaguars of the month. The first honoree is Nina Montejano, 17, a senior who has lived in Valley Center since the age of 3 and ...more»

Dynamic duo on and off court fueled stellar Jaguars basketball squad

Another Valley Center High School basketball season has faded into 21-9 memory. For the dynamic backcourt duo of junior Terrence Becvar and senior James Schwindt, however, life continues to soar....more»

Pala Rez Radio takes a trip back in time to B-100 FM programming

"Video Killed the Radio Star" was a landmark song and music video in the early days of MTV. The song from the one-hit wonders that were the Buggles debuted in September 1979....more»

Research animals deserve another chance; communicating with 21st-century technology

We all love animals, and many, if not most of us have pets. These non-human members of our families become integral parts of our lives. Even when they destroy furniture, carpets or eat our pot-roast dinners ...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»

Walker wins Texas Open before hometown supporters
Hometown hero Jimmy Walker captured his fifth US PGA Tour title on Sunday, firing a two-under-par 70 final round to win the $6.2 million Texas Open by four strokes. Walker, who lives only a half-hour's drive from the TPC San Antonio course, led by four shots when the day began and finished on 11-under 277 to defeat fellow Texan Jordan Spieth by that same margin...
Golf-Local favorite Walker wins Texas Open
Hometown favorite Jimmy Walker became the first multiple winner on the PGA Tour this season by claiming a four-stroke victory over Jordan Spieth in the Texas Open at TPC San Antonio on Sunday. Walker, who stormed to a nine-shot win at the Sony Open in Hawaii in January, began the day with a four-shot lead and was never seriously threatened as the San Antonio area resident shot a two-under 70 for an 11-under-par 277 total...
Harden, Howard ignite Rockets in win over Wizards
James Harden scored 24 points while Dwight Howard contributed 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Houston Rockets defeated Washington 99-91 Sunday, matching Memphis for the NBA Southwest division lead. Harden, second to former Oklahoma City teammate Russell Westbrook in a fight for the NBA scoring title, also added six assists for the Rockets, who won their fourth game in a row and improved to 50-23, level with Memphis for the second-best record in the Western Conference...
Kentucky edge Notre Dame for Final Four berth
The University of Kentucky edged Notre Dame in a 68-66 thriller on Saturday to remain unbeaten and book their coveted Final Four berth in the national collegiate basketball championship. Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky's Dominican-American center, scored a game-high 25 points and Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds left to play as the Wildcats improved to 38-0 for the season...

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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