Wednesday, October 07, 2015 • 03:11

Ambulance dispatched to infant who struck head

On Friday, October 2, at 12:24 p.m., Valley Center Fire Engine 1611 and Mercy Ambulance 1691 were dispatched to medical incident where an infant had fallen and struck its head....more»

We’re Back! Newspaper once more locally owned

The Roadrunner has a new owner, lifelong Valley Center resident Justin Salter, who is taking over a publication that has a long and proud history. The cycle of life of Valley Center’s traditional ...more»

Democratic Club: registration and getting people to vote is their goal

Nothing says commitment to community like being willing to stick your feet in politics. Both major political parties have always relied on local volunteers to labor in the grassroots....more»

On the Menu

I am a mom of a 7-year-old boy and have a full time career just like many of you. On the side my passions are food and music. I have been published in various wellness and healthy eating newsletters throughout ...more»

Church News

St. Stephen Catholic Church Now that school has started, St. Stephen Church will hold Faith Formation for all youth Kindergarten through High School. CCD (K through grade 5) is each Wednesday afternoon ...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, thought-provoking ...more»

Cartel enforcer admits 9 murders but won't name associates
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Once Jose Manuel Martinez acknowledged a vast killing spree that included nine people in California, officials set out to decide whether the self-described cartel enforcer actually carried out the horrific crimes...
Police: Transgender woman beaten, shot to death in Philadelphia
Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help in solving the murder of a transgender woman in Logan.
California governor to sign aggressive climate change bill
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is doubling down in its fight against global warming.
Publisher promises stickers, changes for textbook that called slaves 'workers'
The publisher of a textbook criticized for a glaring error that glossed over the topic of slavery has offered stickers with a new caption to schools that will cover up a caption describing African slaves as "workers," a spokeswoman said on Tuesday...
Southern California woman alleges excessive police as force
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California woman is suing the city of Carlsbad, alleging that police in the San Diego suburb unjustly beat her after she was pulled over for a seat belt violation.
Fantasy Sports 'Insider Trading' Allegations Spark Regulatory Debate
An employee of DraftKings was accused of using "insider" NFL data to make money.
12-year-old arrested for bringing inoperable gun to school
GRANITE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy has been arrested for bringing an inoperable gun to a middle school about 40 miles northeast of Seattle.
US, Japan museums united on Missouri, Yamato battleships
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. and Japanese museums are forming a partnership to preserve and promote the history of the battleship USS Missouri and the Japanese battleship Yamato.

Reilly-Hernandez Combo Torches West Hills in 35-12 VC Victory

To say quarterback Rhett Reilly and receiver Nieko Hernandez have got chemistry is an understatement. These guys have rapport to the max. The simpatico they share is remarkable....more»

Home Run Hitter Hernandez is Valley Center’s Lethal Weapon

Man, Nieko Hernandez can be one scary dude. Not in the conventional sense. Off the football field, he’s a pleasant and accommodating young man. But put him in a uniform and place a football in his ...more»

The running of the bull

So, after two years of wandering in the wilderness, putting out first the Valley Center Press and then the Times Advocate, I have arrived back where I started—my old home at The Roadrunner just ...more»

Why Lilac Hills Ranch should not be approved

Valley Center is a very special rural community in San Diego County. The members of the Valley Center Community Planning Group volunteer their time and efforts to work towards making our fair community ...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»

Supreme Court denies appeal seeking return of Jim Thorpe's remains
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by a Native American nation and legendary athlete Jim Thorpe's surviving sons to have his remains moved from Pennsylvania to tribal lands in his home state of Oklahoma...
Canada's Rogers plans new-format HD sports push
Canada's Rogers Communications Inc said on Monday that it would broadcast live television in a high-definition standard known as "4K" by April next year, a move it hopes will woo viewers to an upgraded set-top box and faster Internet...
Yankees' Sabathia entering rehab, will miss playoffs
New York Yankees veteran starting pitcher CC Sabathia is checking himself into alcohol rehabilitation and will miss the upcoming Major League Baseball postseason, the left-hander said on Monday. "Today I am checking myself into an alcohol rehabilitation center to receive the professional care and assistance needed to treat my disease," the 35-year-old Sabathia said...
Dolphins fire coach Philbin after dismal start to season
(Reuters) - Joe Philbin became the first coaching casualty of the National Football League's 2015 season after leading the Miami Dolphins to a 1-3 start to the campaign, the team said on Monday. Philbin was fired a day after his team failed to convert any of their 12 third down opportunities or four fourth down chances during a 27-14 loss to the AFC East division rival New York Jets at London's Wembley Stadium...

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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