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Suspect Wanted in Valley Center Library Burglaries; Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Valley Center Sheriff's Substation want the public's help to identify and locate the suspect wanted in connection with two burglaries at the ...more»

Pastor walks road to glory with heavy wooden cross in tow

Pastor Wes Mauch took a road less traveled through Valley Center last Thursday, carrying a 38-pound wooden cross, a well-worn Bible and message all the way to Rancho Santa Fe....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»

North Dakotans find their way to Valley Center History Museum

The Valley Center History Museum can now claim that it has had visitors from every state in the Union. Since its opening in 2013, the local museum has welcomed guests from 49 of the 50 states....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»

Supreme Court set to hear second major Obamacare challenge
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court will weigh a second major case targeting President Barack Obama's healthcare law on Wednesday when it considers a conservative challenge to tax subsidies critical to the measure's implementation...
Fugitive ex-U.S. spy Snowden in talks on returning home: lawyer
A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said on Tuesday the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government's mass surveillance programs was working with American and German lawyers to return home...
U.S. House to vote on security bill without immigration provisions
By David Lawder and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner cleared the way for a vote as soon as Tuesday on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year, dealing a blow to conservative Republicans who wanted to include language blocking President Barack Obama's immigration actions...
Investigation underway into 5-alarm fire at Upper Moreland sheet metal plant
The building was rocked by a series of explosions. The Willow Grove fire chief says the explosions were caused by tanks of compressed natural gas.
Jury selected to hear Boston Marathon bombing trial
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The jury that will hear the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was selected on Tuesday on the eve of opening statements. The jury selection process began in early January when more than 1,350 potential jurors filled out questionnaires on their ties to the attack and their views on the death penalty...
Oklahoma House passes bill to use nitrogen gas for executions
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday allowing nitrogen gas as a means of execution, a measure that comes after a troubled lethal injection last year raised questions about how the state executes inmates...
Federal agents raid 20 suspected 'maternity hotels' in California
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Federal agents raided about 20 Southern California locations on Tuesday suspected of involvement in "maternity tourism" schemes offering travel and lodging services to pregnant foreign women seeking to give birth in the United States, U...
Drew Peterson pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire plot
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson, a former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth wife's disappearance, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in prison...

Trout bite still solid at Lake Wohlford

To protect Lake Wohlford from invasive exotic Quagga mussels, there is still a ban on private watercraft and equipment that could have been exposed to mussels....more»

Jaguar roundballers playoffs bound

While the Valley Center High School boys basketball team fell just a win short of the Valley League title, the Jaguars had a remarkable season and are headed to the playoffs....more»

From Boone County Hospital to San Pasqual Village and back

As a kid from Connecticut with degrees from Rice and Wisconsin, naturally I was sent up to the Ozark Mountains by John Robert Starr, legendary executive editor of the statewide Arkansas Democrat....more»

VC house numbering system explained

Why do homes and businesses in Valley Center have addresses with five digits and how was the town's house numbering system decided? These were among questions asked recently at a talk on local street ...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-English pair Poulter and Casey share lead at Honda Classic
(Adds quotes) PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida, March 1 (Reuters) - Britain's Ian Poulter and Paul Casey shared the lead at the weather-delayed Honda Classic, both at seven-under at the close of play on Sunday...
Paul powers Clippers past Bulls
Chris Paul tallied 28 points and 12 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers won their second straight NBA game with a 96-86 victory Sunday over the injury-hit Chicago Bulls. DeAndre Jordan grabbed 17 of his 26 rebounds in the first half and Spencer Hawes finished with 14 points and nine rebounds for the Clippers, who seized the lead for good on a Jamal Crawford jumper with seven minutes left in the fourth quarter...
Poulter grabs three-shot lead in rain-delayed Honda Classic
Briton Ian Poulter surged to the third round lead in the weather delayed Honda Classic, firing a four-under par 66 for a three-stroke advantage at PGA National on Sunday. Englishman Poulter overtook overnight leader Padraig Harrington of Ireland with three birdies in his front nine and added another at the 12th hole to stand at nine-under 201 for the tournament...
Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Honda Classic scores
March 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Honda Classic at the par-70 course on Monday in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 201 Ian Poulter (Britain) 71 64 66 204 Padraig Harrington (Ireland) 67 66 71 Patrick Reed (U...

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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