Tuesday, October 13, 2015 • 02:00

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»

California contest dubs 1,969-pound pumpkin the plumpest
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A rippled white whopper weighing in at 1,969 pounds took the title Monday for plumpest pumpkin at an annual San Francisco Bay Area contest.
Olive Garden Apologizes to Kansas City Cop
The restaurant chain has apologized after a cop was turned away for being armed.
Washington state man who moved a river ordered to pay restitution
A Washington state court has ordered a man who redirected a river to pay restitution of $50 a month into an environmental fund, the state's top lawyer said on Monday. William Cayo Sr. was found guilty in April of violating water pollution and shoreline management laws as well as conducting prohibited hydraulic activities when he changed a Tahuya River channel in February 2013, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said...
Police identify officer who shot knife-wielding man
COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Howard County Police have identified the officer who shot and killed a man who threatened him with a knife.
Judge orders Arkansas to disclose source of execution drugs
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas was ordered Monday to release information about its supplier of lethal injection drugs to attorneys for death row inmates who are challenging the state's execution secrecy law...
Man gets weapon charge in fatal shooting of Memphis officer
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Terence Olridge was heading to his job as a police officer when he and a neighbor were involved in an argument that escalated into a shootout in a normally quiet neighborhood in suburban Memphis, authorities said...
Texas court halts execution of inmate after questions raised on testimony
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday halted the planned execution next month of a death row inmate whose lawyers argued he was sentenced to death based on tainted testimony from major witnesses...
The Latest: Man charged in fatal shooting of Memphis officer
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The latest on a Memphis police officer who was fatally shot (all times local):

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-Race to Dubai rankings
Oct 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Race to Dubai rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 3012000 2. (2) Danny Willett (Britain) 2740786 3. (3) Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 2559207 4. (6) Shane Lowry (Ireland) 2455749 5...
Golf: Woburn wizard Fitzpatrick is tour's new kid on the block
By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England (Reuters) - The European Tour can proudly boast the arrival of a highly promising new young kid on the block following Matt Fitzpatrick's stunning two-shot win at the $4...
Blue Jays stay alive, Astros push Royals to brink
Troy Tulowitzki broke out of his post-season doldrums Sunday, belting a three-run homer to lift Toronto to a 5-1 victory that kept them alive in their Major League Baseball playoff series against Texas...
Dodgers' Utley suspended two MLB games for 'illegal slide'
Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley was suspended for two games by Major League Baseball for his slide that broke New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's right leg. The punishment announced on Sunday night will bar the 36-year-old Utley from games three and four of the Dodgers' National League Division Series...
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