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America's letter carriers delivering hope in Valley Center

Over 2,000 pounds of nonperishable food items were collected Saturday, May 9, for America’s Letter Carriers Delivering Hope food drive. The food collection is held each year on the first Saturday ...more»

Western Days kicks off with a non-starter

Western Days began with a whimper rather than a shout. The Saturday night, May 16, Western Days Kick-Off Event was cancelled as a result of bad weather....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»

Panelists needed for Valley Center High School ‘Senior Presentation Days’

Would you like to see what is expected of Valley Center High School seniors? This is your chance. VCHS is seeking community panelists for "Senior Presentation Days," which take place 7:30 a....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»

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»

Manhunt for suspect in Washington D.C. mansion murders
Police and federal agents searched Thursday for a welder suspected in the slayings of a wealthy construction executive, his wife, their 10-year-old son and a housekeeper inside their Washington mansion last week...
Shot Pa. trooper: 'I crawled on my arms, dragged my legs'
Eight months ago, Trooper Alex Douglass was shot outside the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Pike County.
19 guns stolen from Collingdale shop; suspects flee in minivan
Police are looking for the suspects wanted for breaking in and stealing 19 firearms from a gun shop in Collingdale, Delaware County.
Parking in Philadelphia soon made easy with new app
Paying for parking in parts of the city will soon be as easy as taking out your smartphone - thanks to the Philadelphia Parking Authority's new official app.
Armed elderly woman engages California deputies in standoff
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are trying to subdue an armed elderly woman who has barricaded herself at a Southern California mobile home park for most of the day and shot at a police robot...
Reality star Duggar resigns from Family Research Council
NEW YORK (AP) — The Family Research Council has accepted the resignation of Josh Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen.
6 Baltimore police officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray
The state's attorney in Baltimore says all six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray have been indicted by a grand jury.
Honolulu mayor vetoes expanded sit-lie ban
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has vetoed a bill that would have expanded the city's ban on sitting and lying down on sidewalks.

Rainy days and a quest for .500 mark end of VCHS baseball season

Getting rained out not once, but twice, during California's longest-ever drought? It's been that kind of a season for Valley Center High School's snake-bitten Jaguars baseball team....more»

Brewster-Leek VCHS boys lacrosse connection gaining titles and attention

The Jaguars won their first Valley League boys lacrosse title this year and have their sights set on a second straight CIF title. That's a big change over just four years ago when they won one game all ...more»

Small town pride and Western Days

The view from here is joyful. As my daughter and I were volunteering by grooming horses at Falcon Ridge Equine Rescue this weekend, I couldn’t help but let my mind wander about this wonderful ...more»

What Veterans Mean to Me

Editor's Note: Valley Center High School's Connor Head was one of four winners of Veterans Association of North County (VANC) 2015 scholarships to North County San Diego Students....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»

Cleveland tops Atlanta to open Eastern Conference finals
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 97-89 on Wednesday to open the NBA Eastern Conference finals. With a berth in the NBA championship finals on the line in the best-of-seven series, J...
NBA MVP Stephen Curry disagrees with flopping fine
National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry was fined $5,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for "flopping," but the Golden State Warriors guard insisted he didn't fall to try to draw a foul...
China's ZTE seeks more NBA partnerships to boost U.S. smartphone sales
Chinese smartphone maker ZTE Corp is planning to sponsor more NBA teams to boost its brand in the United States where the company aims to become the No. 3 smartphone vendor in three years time. The company has been expanding its smartphone business overseas amid a slowdown in sales at home and the rise of domestic rival Xiaomi Inc XTC...
Hawks lose Game One, Carroll to knee injury
(Reuters) - The Atlanta Hawks suffered a double blow on Wednesday when they were beaten 97-89 by the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game One of the Eastern Conference finals and lost DeMarre Carroll to what looked like a serious knee injury...

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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