Friday, October 09, 2015 • 07:03

Lilac Hills Ranch hearing postponed: no new date set

The October 14 date for the Board of Supervisors’ hearing on the Accretive Group’s Lilac Hills Ranch project has been postponed and no new date has been set....more»

County to fund pilot school resource officers at VC

Last week the Board of Supervisors surprised the Valley Center Unified School District with the announcement that it was one of nine school districts in the County that will have Sheriff’s deputies ...more»

Local Korean Festival Entertains and Informs

This writer was unsure of quite what to expect while en route to last weekend’s 2nd World Kuk Gung Festival. This was to be a first-time experience for me at an event of this kind....more»

The first weekend of October, at Bates Nut Farm

Over the weekend thousands of people visited Bates Nut Farm for the farm’s first weekend of October....more»

Church News - October 8, 2015

St. Francis Episcopal Church St. Francis Episcopal Church, Pauma Valley is a small but active community of Christians. The church recently welcomed Father Wesley Hills as Interim Priest....more»

Saint Francis Episcopal Church welcomes The Rev. Wesley B. Hills as Interim Priest

Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Pauma Valley has welcomed a new interim priest. The Reverend Wes Hills will be preaching, providing pastoral care, and serving as the spiritual leader while the parish ...more»

Murrieta City Council removes Harry Ramos as mayor
The Murrieta City Council unanimously approved Thursday to remove Harry Ramos as mayor after a report detailed code of ethics violations.
The Latest: Homeland Security chief to visit South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):
Former 'Mrs. Orange County' arrested for creating, selling child porn
A 25-year-old Irvine woman, who formerly held the title of Mrs. Orange County, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of producing and distributing child pornography.
Facebook testing out new 'Like' button in Ireland, Spain
Facebook is going "Inside Out" on the Like button, adding a range of new emotional reactions to the iconic thumbs-up icon it launched in 2009.
Republicans in chaos as favorite quits House leadership race
Republicans in Washington struggled to fill a leadership void on Thursday as the front-runner to take control of the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, quit the race in a surprise announcement that heightened concerns about the party's ability to govern effectively...
France train attack hero Stone stabbed in California
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force airman Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans who thwarted an August train attack in France, was stabbed several times during a fight outside a Sacramento bar early on Thursday and was hospitalized in serious condition, police said...
South Carolina city to pay $6.5 million over police shooting of black man
The man, Walter Scott, 50, was shot after fleeing a traffic stop in April. The shooting was caught on a bystander's video and reignited a national outcry over police treatment of minorities. North Charleston Mayor R...
Police: Man stabbed 20 times in Southwest Philadelphia attempted robbery
A local business owner is in critical condition after an armed robbery that turned violent in Southwest Philadelphia.

Evaluating the Jags at Mid-Season

Whew, that was fast! It seems as if it was only yesterday that the Valley Center football team was playing in its season opener against Mater Dei on a hot night, late in August....more»

Jag Quarterback Rhett Reilly: There’s a Lot to Like

If you were to conjure up the image of what a high school quarterback should be, Rhett Riley would be straight out of Central Casting. To begin with, he’s got the look....more»

The end of a tradition?

This week, we are told, the Chamber of Commerce board may vote to go along with the Optimist proposal to get rid of the venerable, traditional name "Western Days....more»

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - October 8, 2015

IDEA FOR ROUNDABOUTS IS STUPID Editor, Roadrunner: In response to the August 27 report of the "Fight Club" I have this to say, "We lived in Valley Center for 24 years and have been visiting for over ...more»

VC Fire District begins paramedic service locally

As of today, if you need an ambulance in Valley Center, you will get the highest level of medical attention available. It’s the service that "people in Valley Center always thought they had," ...more»

Patty Gomez: on a mission to give everyone a massage

"It’s not a job to me, it’s a passion," says Patty Gomez, a massage therapist who opened Well-Being Massage in May. "I’m on a mission. I want everyone to receive a massage sometime in ...more»

CCAE offers two dance productions in October

Coming up on October 22 & 24 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, two celebrated dance productions including Shaping Sound (October 22) and MOMIX: Alchemia (October 24) will dazzle San Diego ...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»

NFL Rams receiver fined for 'nap' celebration
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey said Wednesday he had been fined after pretending to take a nap in the end zone after scoring a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals. The 24-year-old celebrated his third quarter touchdown in the Rams' 24-22 victory by dropping to the ground, using the ball as a pillow and feigning sleep...
NFL owners vote to extend international series
National Football League owners on Wednesday voted to extend the league's successful international series through to 2025 with an option to stage games outside London's Wembley Stadium. The NFL owners took the decision at the annual autumn meeting, where other key issues -- such as the relocation of a franchise to Los Angeles -- were also to be discussed...
NFL expands commitment to international games, may play outside UK
NFL owners voted on Wednesday to extend the league's commitment to play international regular-season games through 2025, including the option to play outside of the United Kingdom beginning next season...
Baseball's Rangers solve Price to take game one from Jays
Robinson Chirinos belted a two-run homer and Rougned Odor added a solo shot as the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 in the opener of an American League Division Series. Rangers right-hander Yovani Gallardo allowed four hits, one walk and two runs and struck out one in five innings Thursday to post his fourth win in four Major League Baseball career starts against Toronto...

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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