Just in time for the holidays, Lilac Foods will be celebrating its grand opening on Dec. 18. The new grocery store in the Harvest Farms shopping center has been the source of great anticipation over the ...more» When news broke in October that the San Pasqual Tribe had purchased the Woods Valley Golf Club, many in the community wondered what it meant for Valley Center’s local golf course....more»
The Vaqueros are Valley Center’s local club for horse enthusiasts. With an equestrian park located at the corner of Valley Center and Lilac roads, the club hosts clinics, horse shows, tack sales, ...more» In the scramble before the holidays it’s easy to get caught up in gift shopping and travel plans and lose sight of what this season is really about. However, at Christmas in the Park, hosted by ...more» Ridgeview Church Casual atmosphere, good coffee, nice people, great sermons and contemporary Christmas music. Pastor Bill is currently starting a new series on "Rebooting Christmas: Restoring your ...more» With the Christmas holiday fast approaching we are now in one of my most favorite times of the year. I love the holiday season, there is a crisp clean feel to the air, holiday lights are up in full force ...more»
|Phone hacker: Queen annoyed by nut-eating police
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II was so annoyed by police officers eating nuts laid out at Buckingham Palace that she marked a line on the bowl to monitor the level, jurors heard Thursday at Britain's tabloid phone hacking trial...
Post Newtown, elementary schools reject the traditional lockdown
In the wake of last year's fatal shooting of 20 students and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School, many schools are no longer relying solely on the traditional â€ślockdownâ€ť response to an armed intruder and are teaching students and teachers to fight back...
10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see...
Sentence in Texas teen's fatal DWI wreck stirs ire
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The American Psychiatric Association says it does not recognize the diagnosis of 'affluenza,' that a psychologist said a wealthy North Texas teenager suffered from when he killed four pedestrians while driving drunk...
Health website woes force extension for sickest
WASHINGTON (AP) — Technology problems with President Barack Obama's health care website are forcing the administration to extend a federal insurance plan for some of the sickest patients by a month...
Exercise helps women tolerate breast cancer drugs
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. Researchers found it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence...
U.S. Transportation Dept plans rule on phones on planes: FCC chairman
The Department of Transportation plans a rule to address phone calls aboard airplanes, according to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler. "I have spoken to Transportation Secretary (Anthony) Foxx this morning and he has told me that yes, the FCC is the technical agency and that the Department of Transportation is the aviation agency and that they will be moving on a rule to address voice calls on airplanes," Wheeler told lawmakers at a hearing on Thursday...
The Valley Center varsity girls water polo team kicked off the new season with a trip to Rancho Bernardo to participate in the annual Bronco Invitational, which began last Thursday....more» Valley Center’s varsity boys basketball team officially tipped off the season on Friday night, and the Jaguars proved they’re ready for the new season with a clutch, comeback win....more»
As I sat at my desk this morning pondering what to write an editorial about this week, it occurred to me there are several things I’d like to address this week....more» It’s tempting to say the Pala Fitness Center is little known and under-appreciated. In truth, this 8,000-square foot facility near Highway 76 deserves more recognition, and there is no doubt that ...more»
We’ve already seen the first rain of the season and the weather is quickly getting colder. Valley Center sees the most cold weather and rain towards the end of January and throughout February....more» Mayo Clinic has announced Palomar Health, the largest public health care district in California, as the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network....more»
Whether you’re in the mood for classic rock on the patio or Latin night in a cantina, there are plenty of opportunities to experience some local, live music during the month of December....more» In the scramble before the holidays it’s easy to get caught up in gift shopping and travel plans and lose sight of what this season is really about. However, at Christmas in the Park, hosted by ...more»
|Soccer-S Africa matches postponed for Mandela services
(Adds cricket changes) * Top three soccer leagues postponed * Golf tournament in Durban moved By Nick Said CAPE TOWN, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Weekend matches in the top three tiers of South African soccer have been postponed, while a European Tour golf event and a cricket tour match will start a day earlier as the country prepares for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela...
Lakers rejoice as Bryant returns but Raptors crash party
By Jahmal Corner LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kobe Bryant's long awaited return to the basketball court began as a wild celebration on Sunday, but ended as a quiet reminder that the rusty All Star has more work ahead to get back to his brilliant best...
Lakers' Bryant looks rusty in season debut
Kobe Bryant's made his much-anticipated season debut, finishing with nine points in his first game in eight months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon. Bryant also had eight rebounds and four assists as the Los Angeles Lakers lost 106-94 to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday...
Brees picks Panthers apart, Saints control division
(Reuters) - Drew Brees torched Carolina's much-vaunted defense with four touchdown passes as the New Orleans Saints routed the Panthers 31-13 to regain control of the NFC South on Sunday. A week after throwing for just 147 yards in a loss to Seattle, Brees picked the Panthers apart in a dominant performance that saw him pass for 313 yards...