Friday, May 29, 2015 • 09:14
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Valley Briefs

BARBELLE BOOTCAMP Valley Center Athletics and CrossFit Valley Center offers "barBelle Bootcamp" at 7 a.m. or 5 p.m. June 15-24. Each class is an hour of high intensity training just for women including ...more»

Kick-off to Western Days a festive affair at library

Move over Western Days opening ceremony wannabes: The Valley Center Library Western Days 2015 Carnival is in the hood. "We’re looking at a good Western Days Parade with over 180 entries this year," ...more»

Bands ready to jam at MusicFest

If it’s the first Saturday in June, it must be time for the 4th Annual Valley Center MusicFest. The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters sponsors the event at Bates Nut Farm with proceeds going to ...more»

Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands compete at Coronado

The Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands competed in the biggest jazz festival of the year in San Diego this past Saturday, May 9 at Coronado, according to VCMS music teacher Jeff Beck....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 practical....more»

10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
Spelling Bee ends in tie for 2nd year; Vanya Shivashankar, Gokul Venkatachalam co-champions
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Spelling Bee ends in tie for 2nd year; Vanya Shivashankar, Gokul Venkatachalam co-champions.
Response by operator of broken oil pipeline faces scrutiny
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters, emergency workers and officials from Plains All American Pipeline had gathered last week at a fire station preparing to train for the worst — an oil spill — when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell in the air at a nearby beach...
Man critical in North Philadelphia stabbing
A man is in critical condition after a stabbing in North Philadelphia.
NC gov. vetoes bill on religious objection to gay marriage
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed a religious exemption bill that would allow some court officials to avoid gay marriage duties.
10 injured in ammonia gas leak at Panhandle chemical plant
BORGER, Texas (AP) — Ten people were taken to hospitals after an ammonia gas leak at a chemical plant in the Texas Panhandle.
Man kills self after California police standoff; family safe
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — An all-day standoff in a San Diego-area apartment complex that began with a gunman killing his neighbor Thursday ended with the man killing himself after two children and his wife emerged unharmed, police said...
FBI launches probe into theft of U.S. taxpayer information
The FBI said on Thursday it had begun looking into the illegal access of the tax-return information of about 100,000 people disclosed by the Internal Revenue Service earlier this week. "The FBI has opened an investigation into the recently reported incident at the Internal Revenue Service and is working with our interagency partners to determine the nature and scope of this matter," a spokesman said...

Jaguars’ baseball season winds down

It’s almost all over but the shouting for a plucky Valley Center High School baseball team that had its shares of lows and highs during an eventful 2015 season....more»

Junior Jaguar Football Camp soon in session

It may be baseball season, but football season is upon us too, as registration is now open for the 16th Annual Junior Jaguar Football Camp. As usual, Valley Center High School coaches and players, led ...more»

VC CERT needs supplies, cash donations

In anticipation of what could be an active fire season, I have a couple of announcements regarding the Valley Center CERT program, and a schedule of classes and training opportunities....more»

Enforcement of water-use cutbacks begins June 1

The Drought Response is a very complex issue to cover and understand. Following are some points of clarification: 1. All of Our Customers Face Cutbacks - Our ag customers will deal with percentage reductions....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»

Bowditch leads Byron Nelson with blistering first round
Steven Bowditch, an Australian who has made his home in Texas, upstaged native son Jordan Spieth, grabbing a two-shot lead in the Byron Nelson Championship with a sparkling 62. Bowditch, seeking a second victory on the USPGA Tour, had eight birdies in his eight-under effort and a two-stroke lead over American Jimmy Walker, who had seven birdies and a bogey in his six-under 64...
Bowditch charges two ahead at Byron Nelson
(Reuters) - Steven Bowditch took advantage of a rain-softened layout to move two shots clear at the AT&T Byron Nelson where Masters champion Jordan Spieth struggled on the greens after teeing off later in Thursday's opening round...
Misfiring McIlroy faces missing cut for second week running
By Bernie McGuire NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy faces missing the cut for a second week in succession after posting a nine-over-par 80 in the opening round at his home Irish Open on Thursday...
Bowditch charges into early lead at Byron Nelson
(Reuters) - Australian Steven Bowditch, putting superbly, took advantage of a rain-softened layout to charge into an early two-shot lead in the opening round of the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas, on Thursday...

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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