Tuesday, October 13, 2015 • 11:31

Lilac Hills Ranch hearing postponed: no new date set

The October 14 date for the Board of Supervisors’ hearing on the Accretive Group’s Lilac Hills Ranch project has been postponed and no new date has been set....more»

County to fund pilot school resource officers at VC

Last week the Board of Supervisors surprised the Valley Center Unified School District with the announcement that it was one of nine school districts in the County that will have Sheriff’s deputies ...more»

Local offers Halloween light show for October

Local resident Neal Evans will be offering his annual musical Halloween light show for the entire month of October. You can listen to the music by tuning your car radio to 93.7 fm...more»

Kiwanis still needs players, sponsors for October 16 golf tournament

"We’re in good shape, but we could use some more players and sponsors," Jim Dorschel of the Valley Center Kiwanis Club said this week about the club’s October 16 fund-raising tournament at ...more»

Church News - October 8, 2015

St. Francis Episcopal Church St. Francis Episcopal Church, Pauma Valley is a small but active community of Christians. The church recently welcomed Father Wesley Hills as Interim Priest....more»

Saint Francis Episcopal Church welcomes The Rev. Wesley B. Hills as Interim Priest

Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Pauma Valley has welcomed a new interim priest. The Reverend Wes Hills will be preaching, providing pastoral care, and serving as the spiritual leader while the parish ...more»

Michigan library acquires papers of assisted-suicide advocate Dr. Kevorkian
A University of Michigan library said on Tuesday that it has acquired the papers of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, an assisted-suicide advocate known nationally as "Dr. Death" for helping more than 100 people end their lives...
John Kerry, Ash Carter meeting with Australian counterparts
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter are meeting with their Australian counterparts in Boston to discuss security and trade issues.
Small plane lands on Idaho interstate during rush hour
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A small aircraft with a single engine that stopped working made a belly landing on Interstate 84 in Boise, Idaho, right at the start of rush hour traffic Tuesday morning.
Justices hear arguments over life sentences for teenagers
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has heard arguments about whether hundreds of inmates imprisoned for life for murders they committed as teenagers should have a chance to seek their freedom.
AP Exclusive: Clinton email server setup risked intrusions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers while using software that could have been exploited, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press...
Massachusetts nuclear power plant to close by 2019
BOSTON (AP) — The owners of the beleaguered Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth announced Tuesday that they will close the plant by June 2019 because it's becoming too expensive to run...
Motorcyclist killed, elderly man severely burned in Delaware collision
One man is dead and an elderly man is critically injured with severe burns after a motorcycle collided with a tractor in Delaware.
Motorcyclist killed in Townsend, Del. collision
One man is dead and an elderly man is critically injured with severe burns after a motorcycle collided with a tractor in Delaware.

Evaluating the Jags at Mid-Season

Whew, that was fast! It seems as if it was only yesterday that the Valley Center football team was playing in its season opener against Mater Dei on a hot night, late in August....more»

Jag Quarterback Rhett Reilly: There’s a Lot to Like

If you were to conjure up the image of what a high school quarterback should be, Rhett Riley would be straight out of Central Casting. To begin with, he’s got the look....more»

The end of a tradition?

This week, we are told, the Chamber of Commerce board may vote to go along with the Optimist proposal to get rid of the venerable, traditional name "Western Days....more»

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - October 8, 2015

IDEA FOR ROUNDABOUTS IS STUPID Editor, Roadrunner: In response to the August 27 report of the "Fight Club" I have this to say, "We lived in Valley Center for 24 years and have been visiting for over ...more»

VC Fire District begins paramedic service locally

As of today, if you need an ambulance in Valley Center, you will get the highest level of medical attention available. It’s the service that "people in Valley Center always thought they had," ...more»

Patty Gomez: on a mission to give everyone a massage

"It’s not a job to me, it’s a passion," says Patty Gomez, a massage therapist who opened Well-Being Massage in May. "I’m on a mission. I want everyone to receive a massage sometime in ...more»

CCAE offers two dance productions in October

Coming up on October 22 & 24 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, two celebrated dance productions including Shaping Sound (October 22) and MOMIX: Alchemia (October 24) will dazzle 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»

Toronto bats fire to stave off elimination
(The Sports Xchange) - The Toronto Blue Jays stayed alive in the postseason by relying on the long ball and their two Cy Young Award winners on Monday. Toronto clubbed three home runs -- all in the first two innings -- to back pitchers R...
Price is surprisingly right in relief for Blue Jays
(Reuters) - Toronto's potent offense set up an 8-4 win against the Texas Rangers in a do-or-die Game Four on Monday but the biggest surprise was the Blue Jays manager's decision to bring ace David Price out of the bullpen to pitch three innings...
Royals rally to stun Astros, stay alive in MLB playoffs
The Kansas City Royals rallied for five runs in the eighth inning to stun the Houston Astros 9-6 on Monday and keep their Major League Baseball playoff hopes alive. While the Royals needed a late surge to knot their best-of-five American League Division Series with Houston at 2-2, the Toronto Blue Jays started fast and kept going to fend off elimination with an 8-4 victory over the Texas Rangers in Arlington...
Toronto bats fire as Blue Jays stave off elimination
(The Sports Xchange) - The Toronto Blue Jays clubbed three home runs, all the first two innings, to beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 Monday and even the American League Division Series at two games apiece. The deciding Game Five will be played Wednesday in Toronto...
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