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Movie star’s racehorse featured at VC museum

The permanent exhibit at the Valley Center History Museum featuring famous thoroughbreds with a connection to the local community has added one more racehorse — this one owned by a famous celebrity....more»

VCFPD urges residents to ‘Get Fired Up’ about preparedness

San Diego County officials are gearing up for the peak fire season by adding resources and urging residents to "Get Fired Up" about preparedness, according to a recent press release....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 Center. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling ...more»

Bates Nut Farm features fall festivities

This year, autumn is celebrated at Bates Nut Farm with the largest, oldest, and most famous pumpkin patch in San Diego County. For over 30 years, families have made an annual visit to the Pumpkin Patch ...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»

The joy of the cross

We have placed two words in juxtaposition that seem out of harmony with one another. The words "joy" and "cross" do not seem to belong next to each other....more»

Ohio man walks into traffic, sets himself on fire: police
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A Ohio man was in critical condition on Monday after he walked into busy traffic outside of Cleveland and then lit himself on fire in front of three young children, police said...
Miss America responds to 'red cup' criticism
The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup.
Breathalyzer used at Phoenixville high school football game
There is controversy brewing at one Chester County school over how they enforce their alcohol policy at football games.
US labor board orders CNN to rehire fired workers
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board ruled against the CNN cable television network on Monday in an 11-year-old labor dispute, ordering the network to rehire or compensate about 300 former workers...
Students sickened, carbon monoxide leak suspected
GIRARD, Ill. (AP) — More than 140 Illinois middle school students and adults were sent to hospitals Monday after becoming ill because of a carbon monoxide leak caused by a faulty furnace flue, school district and fire officials said...
Crews battle 11 major California wildfires amid drought, heat wave
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battled nearly a dozen major wildfires across California on Monday that have forced hundreds of people to flee, destroyed dozens of homes and structures and charred thousands of acres of forest land left bone dry by the state's record drought...
California state Senator Wright to resign following fraud conviction
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California state Senator Roderick Wright plans to resign from office later this month following a perjury and voter fraud conviction that saw him sentenced to 90 days in jail, he said in a letter sent on Monday...
U.S. Congress may yet reach a deal to curb inversions, lawmaker says
By Patrick Rucker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress may yet pass legislation this year to curb foreign buyout deals that allow corporations to cut their U.S. income taxes, a leading Democratic lawmaker said on Monday...

Scrimmage prepares Lady Jags for season

The Lady Jaguars varsity volleyball team participated in a varsity scrimmage held at Escondido High School in preparation for their new season. Coach MacCall Deaver stated: "The girls are showing real ...more»

VCHS football penalty plague leads to loss

Plagued by 14 penalties that caused the Jaguars to suffer 75 lost yards, the Jaguars let Brawley squeeze out a 35-28 victory. The Jaguars of Valley Center could not manage to get it together in Friday ...more»

Groundwater, a vital part of our water supply

Water deliveries throughout California have been seriously impacted by the long drought. The resulting shortfall has forced many agricultural regions to draw excessive amounts of water from groundwater ...more»

Molly’s Column

Hi, this is Molly. How are you today? Today I will talk about school, facts about elephants, shout outs, and goals. At Valley Center Middle School the teachers are starting to post some grades, so don’t ...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»

Redskins crush Jaguars, wins for Patriots and Browns
By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered a dislocated ankle but back-up Kirk Cousins led the Washington Redskins to a 41-10 crushing of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday while the Cleveland Browns upset the New Orleans Saints...
Carolina Panthers sidelines Hardy as pressure builds on NFL
The NFL's Carolina Panthers deactivated defensive end Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions, according to the team's website, in a reversal of an earlier decision to let him play while he appeals a domestic violence conviction...
Excited Walker eyes Cup debut after stunning year
By Mark Lamport-Stokes ATLANTA (Reuters) - Making the United States Ryder Cup for the first time had long been a goal for Jimmy Walker, though it was a fairly remote one as he toiled away almost anonymously as a journeyman on the highly competitive PGA Tour...
Kim Hyo-Joo edges Webb to win Evian title
In a dramatic finale, South Korean teenager Kim Hyo-Joo held off the experienced Karrie Webb to win the Evian Championship on Sunday by one shot. Webb, aiming to become the first player to win six different majors in her stellar career, was one ahead playing the 18th...

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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