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Transient Occupancy Tax ordinance modified to clarify exemptions

The County of San Diego’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT,) basically a hotel tax, will remain at eight percent, but changes to the TOT ordinance will ensure that those whose exemption from payment ...more»

VC Art Association Class starring Barbara Graham

It’s funny how art works out sometimes. It’s fun. It’s interesting. It’s spiritual, deep, conceptual and so forth and so on. In the case of the Valley Center Art Association, Thursday ...more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....more»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving and, ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Passion for God, compassion for others. Ridgeview Church is "the church for people who don’t do church". Cool people, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Passion for God, compassion for others. Ridgeview Church is "the church for people who don’t do church". Cool people, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Head-on collision in US 93 in western Arizona kills 2
WICKENBURG, Ariz. (AP) — The main highway link between Las Vegas and Phoenix is temporarily closed in western Arizona because of a two-vehicle accident that killed two people.
Obama to seek to bust spending limits by $74 billion
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama's budget will propose spending $74 billion more than current spending caps. That would be an increase of about 7 percent.
Police: Family killed man over child custody dispute
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A woman and her family lured her estranged husband to their home by offering to let him see his children, then beat him in the head with a hammer and fatally shot him as he tried to run away — a scheme created because they were upset about a child custody dispute, according to police in South Carolina...
4th person faces murder charges in deadly house explosion
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a fourth person in an Indianapolis house explosion that killed two people and damaged dozens of homes.
Even with low prices, US oil industry pushing for exports
WASHINGTON (AP) — Never mind dropping oil prices. U.S. producers are pushing harder than ever for the right to sell U.S. crude oil overseas.
2 dead, officer injured in South Philadelphia house fire
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two people died in an early morning fire in South Philadelphia.
NY man gets 40 to life for killing mom, stepdad with rock
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for beating his mother and stepfather to death with a rock the size of a bowling bowl.
Hard Rock gets preliminary OK to enter New Jersey market
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The company that has populated the globe with Hard Rock casinos and restaurants received preliminary approval to enter the Atlantic City casino market — or one at the Meadowlands, if that market ever materializes...

The basketball boys are back in charge

Don’t look now, but Valley Center High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team is number one. Numero Uno in the tough Valley League, following wins last week over league rivals Fallbrook ...more»

Hurricanes Soccer now in session

Think hurricanes never make it to Valley Center? Think again, for here comes the Valley Center Hurricane travel soccer club. To create the 2015 version of the team begins to take shape with what is called ...more»

VC Library needs a bus stop

Valley Center is not Forrest Gump’s kind of town. Just ask Valley Center chief librarian Mrs. Z. Not that there aren’t all sorts of epic and wonderful characters in the enchanted land between ...more»

Letter to the Editor: Suggestions about suggestions

In your Jan. 22 editorial, it was interesting to read some of the suggestions and comments your readers had about the Valley Roadrunner. One of the comments that stood out for me was the individual ...more»

VC Bike Park takes shape

The much-anticipated future is now in sight for the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park at Cole Grade Park behind the softball field, 28751 Cole Grade Road....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»

J.J. Cale – Valley Center’s musical legend

Longtime Valley Center resident J.J. Cale was noted as one of the lowest-profile rock and roll legends that could ever be found. Born December 5, 1938 in Oklahoma City, Cale was raised in Tulsa....more»

No specific threat but Super Bowl security will be tight
By Steve Keating PHOENIX (Reuters) - Super Bowl security officials acknowledge the NFL championship game represents a high profile target on a world stage but are unaware of any specific credible threats against Sunday's showcase...
America's most popular sport gains ground globally
The NFL, which will crown its champion Sunday in the quintessential American sporting spectacle of Super Bowl 49, is gaining fans globally with China leading the way. The jump of just over six percentage points represents an extra 31 million people saying that they are now NFL fans...
Australian golfer Kel Nagle dies age 94
Australia's former British Open winner Kel Nagle died on Thursday, aged 94. Tributes began flowing in after the PGA of Australia released a statement saying Nagle had passed away at a Sydney hospital...
Seahawks cure Super Bowl hangover to salvage shot at repeat
By Frank Pingue PHOENIX (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks showed classic symptoms of a Super Bowl hangover early in the season, but a team meeting struck a chord and now they are one win away from becoming the NFL's first repeat champion 10 years...

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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