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Lilac Hills Ranch to go before county planners

Sort of like Monty Python’s Knights Who Say Ni who persistently keep on trucking, The proposed Lilac Hills Ranch project keeps on keeping on despite vociferous opposition from every North County ...more»

Valley Center History Museum closed for expansion project

In case you were thinking about visiting the Valley Center History Museum, don’t. The museum is dark through October. "The Valley Center History Museum has closed temporarily as the popular 12-year-old ...more»

Rincon Band donates $10K to the 2015 San Diego Film Festival

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians are fans of independent filmmaking. The Band, which also owns Harrah’s Resort Southern California, gave $10,000 to the San Diego Film Foundation in support of ...more»

Pala Safety Committee offers summer barbecue safety tips

Here are your August barbecue tips provided by the Fire Prevention & Control Board and the Pala Safety Committee. To make summer barbecues a safe and fun experience for everyone: * Keep children away ...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»

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»

Three days, five killings and a year of pain in Baltimore
Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after years in foster care, when his chronically ill mother died of complications from lupus. Two years after his mother died, Guinn ran away, following his father's path into a world of gangs, drugs and violence on the streets of Baltimore...
Boston-area police officer charged with beating suspect in handcuffs
A Boston-area police officer pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of repeatedly punching a handcuffed suspect he had taken into custody and then lying about it, according to local prosecutors and police...
Large sinkhole collapses New York intersection
A sinkhole swallowed up a New York City intersection early on Tuesday, collapsing two lanes of roadway during morning rush hour, fire officials said. No injures or damage to private property were reported as a result of the sinkhole, which was reported to officials at about 8 a...
Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry
Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion last month...
Family of woman found dead in Texas jail files wrongful death suit
The family of Sandra Bland filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against a Texas trooper, a sheriff's office and her jailers, accusing them of being responsible for the woman's apparent suicide in a county jail...
Two people shot outside New Jersey hip hop concert
(Reuters) - A gunman shot and wounded two people outside a hip hop concert in New Jersey late on Monday and is thought to have fled to nearby woods, police said.
Authorities search rugged California area for gunman
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities searching for a man linked to a killing, a kidnapping and the wounding of two sheriff's deputies focused on a rugged, 5-square-mile area of central California...
Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case...

Valley Center’s Steve Becvar going to the Gulls

The times they are a-changin’ for Valley Center’s Steve Becvar. He’s going from executive director of the Greater San Diego Chapter of the ALS Association to its Board of Directors as ...more»

Hiking Wilderness Gardens Preserve, 14209 Highway 76, Pala

Editor’s Note: Canyoneers are San Diego Natural History Museum volunteers trained to lead interpretive nature walks that teach appreciation for the great outdoors....more»

California should be a ‘No ALEC Zone’

Editor’s Note: State Sen. Joel Anderson, (R-38th District) who represents Valley Center in the California Legislature, doubles as ALEC’s legislator of the year....more»

VC residents urged to oppose Lilac Hills Ranch

Thanks Roadrunner. I was very glad to see your write-up on all the projects coming to Valley Center. I have been very puzzled to learn just how many residents in this town do not know about all this growth ...more»

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....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»

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»

Nine-year-old Kansas batboy dies after blow to head
A 9-year-old batboy for a Kansas baseball team died on Sunday after being accidentally struck in the head by a player taking practice swings while waiting for his turn at the plate, the team said. Kaiser Carlisle was knocked unconscious by the blow to the back of his head from a batter warming up during a game on Saturday in Wichita, bringing play to a halt as emergency medical personnel rushed onto the field, the Liberal Bee Jays baseball team said...
Matheny plays his Cards right as gamble comes up trumps
(The Sports Xchange) - St Louis manager Mike Matheny rolled the dice in the late innings of Sunday's 3-2 win over Colorado, gambling that the Cardinals would win the game in nine innings. Pinch-hitter Brandon Moss' one-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth kept the Cardinals from having to play their 15th extra-inning game of the year...
With British Open in the bag, Park looks for new goals
By Peter Rutherford SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Park In-bee had once hoped to win all the top tournaments in women's golf before her career came to an end. Park's three-shot win over compatriot Ko Jin-young at Turnberry gave her a seventh major championship and confirmed her status as one of the greatest players of all time...
Merritt wins first PGA Tour title at Quicken Loans
(Reuters) - Troy Merritt held firm and finished with a flourish to claim his first PGA Tour title with a three-stroke win on Sunday at the Quicken Loans National at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia...

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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