Tuesday, September 30, 2014 • 03:03
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Experts give precautionary measures to avoid rattlesnake bites

In his 35 years of family practice in the medical profession, Dr. Roy Johnson has treated over 900 snake bites. "I’ve already treated 32 snake bites this year," Johnson said....more»

Valley Center resident makes New York Jets team

After graduating from Valley Center High School, Trevor Reilly served a church mission in Sweden for two years. He then attended the University of Utah to play football....more»

Memorial services for Henry Kraus announced

The community is invited to attend services for Henry Richard (Dick) Kraus who passed away Aug. 4. A graveside service is planned for Sept. 27 at 2 p....more»

Valley Briefs

LUNCH N LEARN The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Hall. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling Capacity ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

California becomes first state to ban plastic bags
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Parents charged in death of son found in home
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania married couple have been charged with homicide in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found when police were called to their Harrisburg home two months ago...
Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps arrested for DUI
The Olympic swimmer was arrested for driving under the influence early Tuesday morning.
Divorce law out of sync with same-sex marriage
NEW YORK (AP) — Cori Jo Long, 31, and Brooke Powell, 30, did everything right before they married. They fell in love slowly, based on years of friendship stretching back to high school. They planned their nuptials carefully for about a year, choosing to travel from Texas to New Hampshire in 2010 as same-sex marriage spread...
Court: Tenn. must release execution information
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee must turn over the names of people involved in executions to the attorneys for 11 death row inmates, a state appeals court ruled.
AP NewsAlert
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California becomes first state to ban single-use plastic bags; manufacturers warn of lost jobs.
Oklahoma suspect in beheading death charged with murder
By Heide Brandes NORMAN Oklahoma (Reuters) - Oklahoma authorities on Tuesday filed murder charges against Alton Nolen, who is suspected of beheading a former co-worker at a food distribution center last week shortly after being fired, and may seek the death penalty, prosecutors said...
2-year-old child shot in the head in Claymont, Del.
A young child was shot in Claymont, Delaware Tuesday morning, and the incident appears to be the result of a terrible accident.

Valley Center Pop Warner off to strong start

The Valley Center Pop Warner junior pee wee Fighting Jaguars are out to a 3-0 start. Two weeks ago, the team beat the Temecula Kodiaks in the 103-degree heat up at Great Oaks High School in Temecula....more»

Jaguars pounce on Imperial Tigers in big win

The Valley Center High School Jaguars varsity football team is back on track after defeating the Imperial Valley High School on the Tiger’s home turf last Friday night by a score of 21-14....more»

We live in a dangerous region: Be prepared

The summer is over and the fall fire season is rapidly approaching. We all had a taste last May of what can happen when a series of wildfires struck throughout San Diego County....more»

Letter to the Editor: Inappropriate signs in Valley Center must go

When I woke up this morning, I was thrilled to feel the cool temperatures. Finally, I strapped on my walking shoes, dropped my kids off at school, and hit the trail....more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...more»

Harrah’s Resort hosts Under the Sun Tour

Harrah’s Resort invites Southern California to rock out to all the top songs of the 90s and 2000s at the Under the Sun Tour featured this month. Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler, and Uncle ...more»

Valley Center Symphony presents classical concert

The Valley Center Symphony will present a classical concert on Aug. 13 at the Valley Center Library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A special piece, "Crypsis," will be performed....more»

Charles returns to power Chiefs past Patriots
Kansas City (AFP) - Jamaal Charles, who returned from an ankle injury, scored three touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs routed the New England Patriots 41-14 in a National Football League contest Monday night...
Neutral arbitrator to hear Rice appeal: ESPN
Sep 29 (Reuters) - Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension for domestic violence will be heard by a neutral arbitrator, not NFL commissioner Roger Goodell or someone he appoints, ESPN reported late on Monday...
Charles scores three as Chiefs crush Patriots
Sep 29 (Reuters) - Alex Smith completely outplayed three-times Super Bowl winning quarterback Tom Brady while Jamaal Charles grabbed three touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs hammered the New England Patriots 41-14 on Monday...
Royals' Yost not fazed by long odds
Los Angeles (AFP) - Ned Yost says he is not too concerned by the long odds faced by the wild card entrants as the Kansas City Royals return to the playoffs for the first time in 29 years.

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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