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VC museum showcases gems desired by Chinese Empress

The last Empress of China never set foot in Valley Center or in the nearby community of Pala. But, after Tzu-Hsi died in 1908, it was revealed that her body was covered with hordes of gems and gemstones ...more»

Planning Group discusses options for beekeeping

The Aug. 11 Valley Center Community Planning Group meeting began with Tracy Ellis of the County Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures who provided an update on options to promote and protect ...more»

Mandatory water restrictions implemented in VC

The governor of the State of California has ordered the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory water use restrictions for all retail water providers....more»

Valley Center Municipal Water Board Employees of the Quarter

July 2014 Employees of the Quarter Awards were presented to nine members of the Operations and Facilities Department of the VCMWD. They were recognized for working two 24-hour shifts in a week to repair ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

Police: Wife dies after husband shoots her, self in Stratford hospital
Investigators say a woman has died after her husband shot her, then himself, inside a hospital room in Stratford, New Jersey.
Moldova gets gas from Romania through new pipeline
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A new pipeline has been opened that will pump gas from Romania to Moldova in an attempt to reduce the former Soviet republic's dependence on Russian energy.
VA training guide likens vets to Oscar the Grouch
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An internal training guide used by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs compared veterans unhappy about their care to Oscar the Grouch, a newspaper reported.
Mom testifies in Philly school abduction trial
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mother of a child abducted from a Philadelphia kindergarten and sexually assaulted is testifying about the day her daughter disappeared.
Miami man shot to death wheelchair-bound panhandler, police say
Miami police arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a wheelchair-bound panhandler at an interstate exit ramp before fleeing from officers, authorities said on Wednesday. The Miami-Dade Police Department said Rodney Louis, 27, was charged with first-degree murder, grand theft, and fleeing and eluding police following Tuesday's incident...
Forest Service to release Rim Fire recovery plan
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is expected to unveil its plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed one year ago in California's massive Rim Fire that stand at the center of a conflict between environmentalists and loggers...
Mom pleads for release of captive US journalist
MIAMI (AP) — The mother of an American journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants is pleading for his release in a video aimed directly at his captors.
Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes
CHICAGO (AP) — The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.

VCHS student wins big at Arabian Youth Nationals

Valley Center High School student Ryan Melendez returned home after successfully competing in the Arabian/Half Arabian Youth nationals in Albuquerque, New Mexico in July....more»

Lady Jags volleyball displaying renewed effort

Coach Macall Deaver is taking her Lady Jaguars varsity volleyball team into a new season of new opportunities and challenges. With the season just a few weeks away, Deaver is working hard to prepare ...more»

Landmark legislation passed

The California Legislature this week passed bi-partisan, landmark legislation that marks the largest investment in the state’s water infrastructure we have seen in decades! For us in inland San ...more»

How to use credit cards

The closure of Chandler’s Office Supply in Evanston, Illinois, in 1995 was caused by the retirement of the owners along with competition from national chain stores....more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...more»

Harrah’s Resort hosts Under the Sun Tour

Harrah’s Resort invites Southern California to rock out to all the top songs of the 90s and 2000s at the Under the Sun Tour featured this month. Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler, and Uncle ...more»

Valley Center Symphony presents classical concert

The Valley Center Symphony will present a classical concert on Aug. 13 at the Valley Center Library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A special piece, "Crypsis," will be performed....more»

Poulter, Westwood, Donald face anxious Ryder Cup wait
By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Ryder Cup heavyweights Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald face an anxious nine-day wait before Europe captain Paul McGinley names his three wildcard choices for next month's matches against United States...
Drive to be the best - McIlroy or Scott?
Rory McIlroy is the best driver in contemporary golf when he is 'on his game' while Adam Scott is consistently the best, day-in and day-out. Both players are regarded as better off the tee than Tiger Woods was at his peak...
Golf-Drive to be the best - McIlroy or Scott?
By Andrew Both Aug 25 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy is the best driver in contemporary golf when he is 'on his game' while Adam Scott is consistently the best, day-in and day-out. Both players are regarded as better off the tee than Tiger Woods was at his peak...
McDowell to quit Horizon management stable and go it alone
Open champion Graeme McDowell will leave the Horizon Sports stable when his contract finishes at the end of the year in order to manage his own commercial interests, the world number 16 has announced...

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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