Wednesday, June 03, 2015 • 12:42
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Valley Briefs

BARBELLE BOOTCAMP Valley Center Athletics and CrossFit Valley Center offers "barBelle Bootcamp" at 7 a.m. or 5 p.m. June 15-24. Each class is an hour of high intensity training just for women including ...more»

Kick-off to Western Days a festive affair at library

Move over Western Days opening ceremony wannabes: The Valley Center Library Western Days 2015 Carnival is in the hood. "We’re looking at a good Western Days Parade with over 180 entries this year," ...more»

Bands ready to jam at MusicFest

If it’s the first Saturday in June, it must be time for the 4th Annual Valley Center MusicFest. The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters sponsors the event at Bates Nut Farm with proceeds going to ...more»

Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands compete at Coronado

The Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands competed in the biggest jazz festival of the year in San Diego this past Saturday, May 9 at Coronado, according to VCMS music teacher Jeff Beck....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»

Congress sends NSA phone-records bill to president
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program and replacing it with a more restrictive measure to keep the records in phone companies' hands...
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Trial ordered in death of victim of carjack 2 decades ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men convicted in the death of a 4-year-old girl hit by a carjacked sport utility vehicle in Philadelphia two decades ago have been ordered to stand trial in the recent death of her younger sister...
Graduates celebrate at Mastery Charter College Signing Day
There was a very special kind of graduation ceremony at the Liacouras Center Tuesday where hundreds of students announced where they will study next in a unique way to a packed crowd of proud friends and family members...
Animal abuse suspect arrested for taping dog's muzzle shut
It was on Wednesday when Caitlyn, a 15-month-old pit bull mix, was found outside its former owner's home with its mouth bound shut by electrical tape. Now, an arrest has been made for the man believed responsible...
Obama signs bill reforming surveillance program
By Patricia Zengerle and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed into law on Tuesday legislation passed by Congress earlier in the day reforming a government surveillance program that swept up millions of Americans' telephone records...
Colorado theater shooter views death, life sentences as equal punishments
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes told a psychiatrist that he views life in prison and execution as equal punishments but wants his life spared out of concern for his family, jurors in his capital murder trial heard on Tuesday...
One dead, eight injured in Chicago bus crash: local media
(Reuters) - One person was killed and eight were injured on Tuesday when a Chicago bus ran up onto a downtown sidewalk during the afternoon rush hour, local media reported. Local officials told the Chicago Tribune a Chicago Transit Authority bus struck at least four vehicles and one pedestrian near the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Lake Street at about 5:45 p...

Jaguars’ baseball season winds down

It’s almost all over but the shouting for a plucky Valley Center High School baseball team that had its shares of lows and highs during an eventful 2015 season....more»

Junior Jaguar Football Camp soon in session

It may be baseball season, but football season is upon us too, as registration is now open for the 16th Annual Junior Jaguar Football Camp. As usual, Valley Center High School coaches and players, led ...more»

VC CERT needs supplies, cash donations

In anticipation of what could be an active fire season, I have a couple of announcements regarding the Valley Center CERT program, and a schedule of classes and training opportunities....more»

Enforcement of water-use cutbacks begins June 1

The Drought Response is a very complex issue to cover and understand. Following are some points of clarification: 1. All of Our Customers Face Cutbacks - Our ag customers will deal with percentage reductions....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»

Golf-Kjeldsen ends long drought with Irish Open win
(Adds Kjeldsen and Fowler quotes, details) By Bernie McGuire NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland, May 31 (Reuters) - Soren Kjeldsen ended a six-year victory drought to become the third Danish winner of the Irish Open, capturing a fourth career title with a birdie at the first extra playoff hole on Sunday...
Pelicans hire Gentry as head coach
(Reuters) - The New Orleans Pelicans have named Alvin Gentry as their new head coach, but will have to wait until the Golden State associate coach is through with the Warriors' NBA Finals series against Cleveland...
Els says Irish toil is perfect prep for U.S. Open
By Bernie McGuire NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - Four-time major winner Ernie Els feels his four testing rounds at the Irish Open have been the perfect preparation for next month's U.S. Open, he told Reuters...
SportAccord chief Vizer resigns after row with IOC
By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - SportAccord president Marius Vizer resigned on Sunday, conceding defeat in a row with the International Olympic Committee over control of international sports federations...

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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