Sunday, October 04, 2015 • 04:49

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»

House fire in north Minneapolis kills 3 children
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three children have died after a fire at a north Minneapolis house.
1 dead, 1 critical in North Philadelphia shootout
A shootout at a North Philadelphia rooming house has left one man dead and another critically wounded.
Gunman in Oregon college massacre committed suicide
By Courtney Sherwood and Emily Flitter ROSEBURG, Ore. (Reuters) - The gunman who killed his English professor and eight others at an Oregon community college committed suicide after a shootout with police who arrived within five minutes and exchanged fire with him almost immediately, authorities said...
Life ring from missing cargo ship found as hurricane threatens Bermuda
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Coast Guard pilots found a life ring from the cargo ship El Faro on Saturday, the first trace of the vessel since it went missing two days earlier with 33 mostly American crew members on board, as powerful Hurricane Joaquin moved toward Bermuda...
Supreme Court tackles hot social issues as 2016 election looms
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court are set to wade into contentious social matters in their new term beginning on Monday including affirmative action, union powers and voting rights, and could add major cases involving abortion and birth control...
Coast Guard Joins Flood Rescue Efforts in South Carolina
Rain continues to fall on Charleston, South Carolina, one day after the city was slammed by record-setting rainfall.
Oregon shooter showed little sympathy in calculated killings
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman had already shot several students at close range when he stood inches from Lacey Scroggins and demanded she stand up.
Eagles RB DeMarco Murray expected to play
Philadelphia Eagles running back DeMarco Murray, who has been hampered by a hamstring injury, is active and expected to play against the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

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»

Steelers punt kicker Scobee over Ravens loss
Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Josh Scobee has paid the price for missing two fourth quarter field goals in last Thursday's overtime defeat to the Baltimore Ravens, released by the club on Saturday in favour of free agent Chris Boswell...
Wide receiver Smith 'week-to-week' for injury-hit Ravens
(Reuters) - Baltimore's 23-20 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday took a heavy toll on the Ravens Saturday with Michael Campanaro being placed on injured reserve and fellow wide receiver Steve Smith listed as "week-to-week"...
Olesen storms into Dunhill lead after early blip
Talented Danish 25-year-old Thorbjorn Olesen edged closer towards a third European Tour victory after a third round of seven-under 65 on Saturday left him three shots clear at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship...
Golf-European Tour Dunhill Links Championship scores
Oct 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Dunhill Links Championship at the par-72 course on Saturday in St Andrews -17 Thorbjorn Olesen (Denmark) 68 66 65 -14 Florian Fritsch (Germany) 68 70 64 -13 Benjamin Hebert (France) 69 67 67 -12 Chris Stroud (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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