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Chimes ringing as Liberty Bell Plaza gets down to business

With development issues front and center around Palomar Country this week, a blast from the past appeared primed for takeoff. After nearly a decade of trying to get the show on the road, Liberty ...more»

Housing development by any other name proceeds at former Konyn Dairy site

You can call it Touchstone. Or you can call it True Life. Or you can call it Park Circle. Like the old Natural Light Beer "You can call me Ray" tagline, the old Konyn Dairy property on Valley Center ...more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...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»

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»

Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watches are arriving Friday to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago.
Truck takes down several poles on Rt. 202 in Chester Co.
Chester County authorities are on the scene of an accident that has taken down three PECO poles and wires along Route 202.
Police: Officer opens fire on gunman in South Philadelphia
Police have one person in custody and are looking for another after an officer involved shooting incident in South Philadelphia.
Sheriff: Florida deputy shoots, kills attacking dog
SAN ANTONIO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff says a deputy had no choice but to shoot a Rottweiler that ran at him while he was responding to an alarm at a home north of Tampa.
No serious injuries after Indiana high school stage collapse
(Reuters) - More than a dozen students injured in a stage collapse at an Indiana high school were all in good condition on Friday, a city official said. At least 13 young performers fell through the stage when it fell out from under then during a Thursday night performance of "American Pie" at Westfield High School, 20 miles (30 km) north of Indianapolis...
Correction: Columbia University-Gender Bias Suit story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 23 about a gender bias lawsuit, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Columbia University spokesman. He is Robert Hornsby, not Roger Hornsby.
Ex-general, CIA chief Petraeus gets probation, $100,000 fine in leak case
By Colleen Jenkins CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - Former U.S. military commander and CIA director David Petraeus was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay a$100,000 fine but was spared prison time on Thursday after pleading guilty to mishandling classified information...
Hostage locations difficult to track - and may be getting harder
By Warren Strobel and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. drone strike that accidentally killed two hostages in Pakistan exposes intelligence shortfalls that former and current U.S. officials say appear to be growing more frequent as militants expand their safe havens and as Washington gathers less on-the-ground human intelligence...

Jaguars baseball team early Valley League leaders

For now, Valley Center High School's baseball team sits in the catbird seat atop the Valley League tote board. However, the league season is early and the major tests for the Jaguars and their 2015 league ...more»

Awards highlight Valley Center High School's annual wrestling team banquet

The Valley Center Wrestling Team held its annual team banquet at the Valley Center High School on April 6. Coach Wesley Jones thanked his assistant coaches and staff, all of whom worked very hard ...more»

The VCCPG case against Lilac Hills Ranch

(Editor's Note: After nearly three hours of often contentious discussion, the Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) gave the proposed 1,760-home Lilac Hills Ranch the thumbs down by a 11-2 vote ...more»

Lilac Hills Ranch responds

(Editor's Note: On Wednesday, April 15, the Roadrunner asked Lilac Hills Ranch management to provide an op/ed piece to run side-by-side the excerpted Valley Center Community Planning "Comments on the ...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»

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»

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-European Tour China Open scores
April 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour China Open at the par-72 course on Friday in Shanghai. The cut was set at 146. -8 Julien Quesne (France) 69 67 -7 Alexander Levy (France) 69 68 Peter Uihlein (U...
Quesne, Levy lead French charge at China Open golf
Julien Quesne of France stormed to the top of the leaderboard half-way through the Volvo China Open Friday, with compatriot and defending champion Alexander Levy in second place. The score leaves him one stroke ahead of Levy and American Peter Uihlein overall at the par 72 Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club...
Park tames strong winds to lead in Indonesia
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Australian Unho Park put himself in position to claim a first Asian Tour title after surviving the stiff winds in Jakarta on Friday to lead the Indonesian Masters by one shot at the halfway stage...
Golf-Park tames strong winds to lead in Indonesia
Australian Unho Park put himself in position to claim a first Asian Tour title after surviving the stiff winds in Jakarta on Friday to lead the Indonesian Masters by one shot at the halfway stage. The 40-year-old South Korean-born golfer fired a one-over-par round of 73 on Friday to sit at four-under for the $750,000 tournament, one of only a handful of players under par following a tough day at the Royal Jakarta Golf Club...

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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