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Valley Center History Museum in search of someone special

Instead of arriving in his customary sleigh drawn by reindeer, Santa traveled to Bates Nut Farm on a hayride Saturday afternoon to celebrate "Christmas in the Valley....more»

VC property owners battle over zoning use regulations

Property located at the intersection of Valley Center Road and Canyon Road was purchased as commercial property in September 2007 by Abe Boulos. Since that time, the property has undergone changes in ...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»

Court sides with mom who gave birth while on methadone
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey can't conclude a mother abused and neglected her baby because the child was born exhibiting symptoms of methadone withdrawal due to the mother's use of the drug, the state Supreme Court ruled in an opinion Monday...
Ex-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shooting
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he fatally shot a mentally ill black man in April won't face criminal charges, the county's top prosecutor said Monday...
Coming soon to US: Cuba Libre, with real Cuban rum
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. rum aficionados are abuzz over the possibility of mixing a Cuba Libre with authentic Cuban rum, now that they will be able to bring home liquor distilled in the communist nation...
North Korea skipping UN Security Council meeting
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time...
Ariz. sheriff aims to halt Obama immigration order
WASHINGTON (AP) — A gadfly attorney and an Arizona county sheriff want to halt President Barack Obama's immigration order in the first courtroom battle over an initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation...
AP-GfK Poll: Cards, gifts cross religious lines
WASHINGTON (AP) — Christmastime is here and a new poll reveals the cards and gifts that are part of celebrating the holiday are ubiquitous, even among those who don't share the Christian beliefs behind the story of the Magi who gave the first Christmas gifts...
1 in custody after abduction reported in Fern Rock
Philadelphia police have taken one person into custody after an abduction was reported in the Fern Rock neighborhood
Judge to rule on Oklahoma's execution method
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge plans to rule whether the lethal injection formula that Oklahoma used for the first time in a botched execution last spring is constitutional.

Valley Center High boys sweeps Tiger Classic tourney

Valley Center High School varsity boys’ basketball team couldn’t be beat this week as it swept through two tournaments going to 6-0 for the season. The worm, and we don’t mean Dennis ...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»

Gift of giving locally

There’s the lady ringing that bell constantly outside the supermarket. There’s the guy running around town as a "secret Santa" passing out sawbucks to random people on the street....more»

Letter to the Editor: Don’t mess With VCPUSD sports fields

This letter is in response to the planning group feet for recognition of CCC on land where the district would like to build a lacrosse field. I would like to present my personal perspective as a former ...more»

San Diego Sockers take care of business at Valley View Casino Center

With a blend of youth and veteran talent, the San Diego Sockers have re-established themselves at the top of the MASL Pacific DIvision table. Matias Kruger and Jeff Hughes scored twice as the 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»

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»

Defending champions Seahawks secure playoff spot
(Reuters) - The defending Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks secured their place in this season's playoffs just before taking the field against NFC West rivals the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday...
Florida State quarterback Winston cleared in conduct hearing into alleged rape
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida State University star quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared in a student conduct code hearing looking into charges that he sexually assaulted a female student two years ago, according to documents released to Reuters on Sunday...
Raptors team up to defeat Knicks
Toronto (Canada) (AFP) - Six players scored in double figures as the Toronto Raptors used a balanced attack to beat the New York Knicks 118-108 on Sunday.
Lightning strike in Florida sends fans to hospital after NFL game
By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - A lightning strike in a parking lot outside a stadium in Tampa, Florida, after a National Football League game on Sunday landed about a dozen people in the hospital, an emergency response official said...

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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