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Art association sets dates for future shows

The second Valley Center Art Association art sale held last week at The Clubhouse at Woods Valley Golf Course, 14616 Woods Valley Road, was so successful that several other dates have been added to the ...more»

Move over Oscar, Valley Center played host to its share of movie madness

Oscar held sway at Hollywood last week when the stars came out to shine, which brings us back home to Valley Center where some of the stars landed from time to time....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»

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»

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»

Elizabeth McCracken wins U.S. Story Prize for short fiction
By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Author Elizabeth McCracken won the annual Story Prize for short fiction on Wednesday for "Thunderstruck and Other Stories," her collection of tales about life-altering experiences and loss...
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
Truck crew says carsickness led to $4.8M heist of gold bars
WILSON, N.C. (AP) — The crew of a truck carrying a load of gold bars had just pulled off the interstate in North Carolina when, the two men told police, a seemingly ordinary episode of carsickness turned into a multimillion-dollar heist...
Judge: More time needed to seek higher Revel bids
A bankruptcy court judge says more time is needed to seek higher bids for Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel.
US ambassador to South Korea slashed in attack
U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a knife with a 10-inch blade and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police said Thursday.
House passes Amtrak bill that could boost Northeast service
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare burst of bipartisanship, the House moved Wednesday to boost Amtrak's popular service between Boston and Washington while giving states a greater say in the local routes they help subsidize...
Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to 'lean in' for women
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work...
Teacher jailed for showing high school class violent movie
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days in jail.

All good things must come to an end for 21-8 Jaguars’ hoop dreams

A tough one-point playoff loss Friday night at the Jaguars Den ended Valley Center High School's boys basketball season to be sure. However, the team played hard and put up a 21-win season rebounding ...more»

‘Friday Night Lights’ at Valley Center CrossFit

Valley Center CrossFit holds weekly "Friday Night Lights" competitions as a way of challenging and improving athletic skills. Referred to as CrossFit Games 2015, the weekly competitions started on Feb....more»

The View From Here: Boys and Girls Club forever

The view from here is hopeful. As I sit and watch my son practice basketball in the front yard, I am reminded of the great people in our community who help children....more»

Three-Dot Lounge, Valley Center style

It's been nearly a decade since famed San Francisco journalist Herb Caen died. For journalists and San Franciscans, Caen was a superstar. Known as "Mr....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»

Fingerprints of ex-NFL star Hernandez, victim found on car
By Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Massachusetts (Reuters) - A Massachusetts State Police trooper testified on Tuesday that he found the fingerprints of Aaron Hernandez, two friends and a man they allegedly killed on a car the former New England Patriots football player returned to a rental agency...
Kings name retired Serbian star Divac to exec job
Vlade Divac, a Serbian center who spent 16 seasons in the NBA, was named vice-president of basketball and franchise operations on Tuesday by the Sacramento Kings. The Kings, owned by Indian computer multi-millionaire businessman Vivek Ranadive, will look the 7-footer (2...
Weatherford, Rice to donate brains for medical research
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford and former National Football League receiver Sidney Rice announced on Tuesday that they will donate their brains to medical research after their death...
Struggling Nuggets fire Shaw, name Hunt interim coach
(Reuters) - The free-falling Denver Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw on Tuesday, replacing him for the rest of the season with his assistant coach Melvin Hunt. Denver have lost six consecutive games and 19 of their past 21 for a 20-39 record this season that has them sitting 13th in the 15-team Western Conference and well out of the playoff race...

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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