Friday, October 09, 2015 • 10:46

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»

Kiwanis still needs players, sponsors for October 16 golf tournament

"We’re in good shape, but we could use some more players and sponsors," Jim Dorschel of the Valley Center Kiwanis Club said this week about the club’s October 16 fund-raising tournament at ...more»

Make wreaths, learn about native plants and find plant bargains this month

The Dos Valles Garden Club has a variety of activities in October, including a workshop in creating autumn leaves, a speaker who will inform about how Native Americans used local native plants and finally ...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»

UN rejects $15 million offer from foundation under scrutiny
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. office says it is rejecting a $15 million offer from a foundation now under scrutiny after its leader was arrested and accused in an alleged bribery scheme.
Deputy describes fight with detainee who died in jail cell
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff's deputy says a 21-year-old detainee found dead in a Savannah jail cell fought officers "with every bit of fiber of strength" until he was restrained.
Water main break impacts homes, businesses, traffic near South Street
Crews remain on the scene of a water main break near South Street.
Ohio authorities cite furniture sales rivalry in '92 killing
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A man arrested in Arizona in a 23-year-old homicide was a furniture sales competitor of the slain man in Ohio, authorities said Friday.
Bicycle bandit gets 32 years after hospital escape
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A man known as the "bicycle bandit" who became even more infamous after escaping from custody at a northern Virginia hospital has been sentenced to 32 years in prison.
Officials: Broken rail caused West Virginia train derailment
MONTGOMERY, W.Va. (AP) — A fiery oil train derailment in southern West Virginia last February resulted from a broken rail that started with a crack that should have been detected but was missed in two inspections, federal investigators said Friday...
CDC: Transplant patients who died likely breathed in mold
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three organ transplant patients who developed mold infections before dying at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center likely breathed in the mold spores, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
Terror funding defendant wants federal case dismissed
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Bosnian man has asked a federal judge in St. Louis to toss out an indictment accusing him of supporting terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria, insisting prosecutors lack sufficient facts proving he tried to underwrite terrorism...

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»

Woburn wizard Fitzpatrick conjures a magical 64
By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England (Reuters) - Young gun Matthew Fitzpatrick fired six birdies and an eagle to sprint to the top of the leaderboard with a seven-under-par 64 in the first round of the $4...
Golf-Woburn wizard Fitzpatrick conjures a magical 64
(Adds quotes) By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Young gun Matthew Fitzpatrick fired six birdies and an eagle to sprint to the top of the leaderboard with a seven-under-par 64 in the first round of the $4...
Late flurry puts Fitzpatrick top at British Masters
Rookie Matthew Fitzpatrick stormed into a first-round lead at the British Masters after carding a seven-under par 64 on Thursday at Woburn Golf Club in Buckinghamshire. Fitzpatrick, 21, recorded six birdies, including two at the 17th and 18th holes, and an eagle to take a one-stroke lead over a four-man chasing pack featuring Lee Slattery, Marc Warren, Soren Kjeldsen and Robert Karlsson...
Bryant University basketball coach comes out as gay in first-person essay
An assistant basketball coach at Bryant University came out as gay in a first-person essay published by late Wednesday, making him the first coach of a top-level U.S. college program to do so, according to U...

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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