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Lilac Hills Ranch to go before county planners

Sort of like Monty Python’s Knights Who Say Ni who persistently keep on trucking, The proposed Lilac Hills Ranch project keeps on keeping on despite vociferous opposition from every North County ...more»

Valley Center History Museum closed for expansion project

In case you were thinking about visiting the Valley Center History Museum, don’t. The museum is dark through October. "The Valley Center History Museum has closed temporarily as the popular 12-year-old ...more»

Rincon Band donates $10K to the 2015 San Diego Film Festival

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians are fans of independent filmmaking. The Band, which also owns Harrah’s Resort Southern California, gave $10,000 to the San Diego Film Foundation in support of ...more»

Pala Safety Committee offers summer barbecue safety tips

Here are your August barbecue tips provided by the Fire Prevention & Control Board and the Pala Safety Committee. To make summer barbecues a safe and fun experience for everyone: * Keep children away ...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, 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, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Manhunt in Memphis continues after officer, 33, fatally shot
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt continued Sunday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer who was killed the previous night during a traffic stop, Tennessee police officials said...
Judge to decide if ex-California lawmaker's trial proceeds
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Sen. Ron Calderon strolled into the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas two years ago primed for another weekend of fun. In a 10th floor room, overlooking the hotel's iconic dancing fountains, his plans folded...
Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally killed lion
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Another American illegally killed a lion with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, authorities said Sunday amid an international outcry over the U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July...
Limousine, 2 other vehicles crash near LA; 11 people injured
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Five people are in critical condition after a crash involving a limousine and two other cars in Southern California.
Fatal police shooting in Wal-Mart under review 1 year later
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A year after a 22-year-old black man was killed by a white police officer while carrying an air rifle in an Ohio Wal-Mart, federal officials' review of the case remains unfinished as his relatives plan an anniversary vigil — and the region grapples with the aftermath of a different deadly police shooting...
Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.
Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop
A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.
Wildfire raging north of San Francisco threatens homes
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a massive blaze raging in the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco spread overnight covering more drought-stricken ground.

Valley Center’s Steve Becvar going to the Gulls

The times they are a-changin’ for Valley Center’s Steve Becvar. He’s going from executive director of the Greater San Diego Chapter of the ALS Association to its Board of Directors as ...more»

Hiking Wilderness Gardens Preserve, 14209 Highway 76, Pala

Editor’s Note: Canyoneers are San Diego Natural History Museum volunteers trained to lead interpretive nature walks that teach appreciation for the great outdoors....more»

California should be a ‘No ALEC Zone’

Editor’s Note: State Sen. Joel Anderson, (R-38th District) who represents Valley Center in the California Legislature, doubles as ALEC’s legislator of the year....more»

VC residents urged to oppose Lilac Hills Ranch

Thanks Roadrunner. I was very glad to see your write-up on all the projects coming to Valley Center. I have been very puzzled to learn just how many residents in this town do not know about all this growth ...more»

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....more»

Baseball skills camp at Valley Center High School for ages 7-to-14

Valley Center High School's Jaguar Baseball program will host the 2nd Annual Baseball Skills Camp on Friday, February 20 and Saturday, February 21 at the VCHS Varsity Baseball Field....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»

Golf-Woods plays like he practiced - poorly
Tiger Woods was in a rare position on Saturday at the Quicken Loans National tournament. Basically it was a fight all day." Woods, who has struggled to find his form after back surgery and another swing change, came to the course three shots off the pace...
Merritt, Chappell share lead, Tiger slips back
(Reuters) - Americans Troy Merritt and Kevin Chappell, both looking for their first PGA Tour wins, shared a one-shot lead after Saturday's third round of the Quicken Loans National, while tournament host Tiger Woods fell from contention...
Tiger falters as Merritt, Chappell share PGA lead
Troy Merritt fired a tournament record 10-under par 61 Saturday to share the PGA Quicken Loans National lead with Kevin Chappell while Tiger Woods struggled and fell out of contention. Merritt, a 29-year-old American ranked 180th in the world, birdied the first five holes and finished with 11 birdies against a lone bogey in the third round at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club...
Swing struggles return as Tiger stumbles back
Tiger Woods, who raised hopes of ending a two-year win drought with a solid start at the PGA Quicken Loans National, stumbled from contention Saturday with a three-over par 74. A day after a shooting a 66, his lowest round of the year in relation to par, Woods was back to the erratic play that has dominated his past two seasons, campaigns marked by back surgery, swing changes and the worst rounds of his career...

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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