Friday, October 09, 2015 • 08:47

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»

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»

Make wreaths, learn about native plants and find plant bargains this month

The Dos Valles Garden Club has a variety of activities in October, including a workshop in creating autumn leaves, a speaker who will inform about how Native Americans used local native plants and finally ...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»

Anti-violence programs shut down as Chicago shootings climb
CHICAGO (AP) — Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, Operation CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire...
Remnants of tropical storm felt in Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Rain and gusty winds are battering parts of the nation's northernmost state from the remnants of what had been Hurricane Oho.
Man sentenced to 9 months in jail for starving pet pit bull
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Palm Beach County man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for nearly starving a pet pit bull to death.
1 being questioned after report of gun outside Lincoln High School
A report of a man with a gun prompted the lockdown of a school in northeast Philadelphia Friday morning.
Suspects in California yoga teacher's death to be charged in second murder
Three drifters - two men and a woman - arrested as suspects in this week's killing of a yoga teacher on a hiking trail also will be charged in the shooting death of a Canadian woman in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park last week, authorities said...
The Latest: Unclear when boil-water advisory will lift
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):
Equipment malfunction causes explosion at Washington dam
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An electrical equipment malfunction caused an explosion at a hydroelectric dam on Washington's Columbia River that injured six workers, utility officials said Friday.
UN rejects $15 million offer from foundation under scrutiny
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. office says it is rejecting a $15 million offer from a foundation now under scrutiny after its leader was arrested and accused in an alleged bribery scheme.

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»

Golf-Internationals claw early point back at Presidents Cup
By Peter Rutherford INCHEON, South Korea, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Internationals claimed a vital early point on the second day of the Presidents Cup with South Africans Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace beating world number one Jordan Spieth and U...
Golf-Chinese teenager Jin focussed on more amateur success
By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Amateur golfers in Asia-Pacific will have little respite over the coming years with Chinese teenager Jin Cheng saying he has no plans to turn professional anytime soon...
Youthful Astros launch ALDS with road win over Royals
The Astros' youth brigade set the tone with some deft small ball and finished off the reigning American League champion Kansas City Royals with home runs in claiming the upper hand in their AL Division Series...
Youthful Astros beat Royals to take upper hand
(The Sports Xchange) - George Springer and Colby Rasmus homered, and Collin McHugh pitched six solid innings as the Houston Astros defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Thursday night in the opener of an American League Division Series...

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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