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Valley Briefs

BARBELLE BOOTCAMP Valley Center Athletics and CrossFit Valley Center offers "barBelle Bootcamp" at 7 a.m. or 5 p.m. June 15-24. Each class is an hour of high intensity training just for women including ...more»

Kick-off to Western Days a festive affair at library

Move over Western Days opening ceremony wannabes: The Valley Center Library Western Days 2015 Carnival is in the hood. "We’re looking at a good Western Days Parade with over 180 entries this year," ...more»

Bands ready to jam at MusicFest

If it’s the first Saturday in June, it must be time for the 4th Annual Valley Center MusicFest. The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters sponsors the event at Bates Nut Farm with proceeds going to ...more»

Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands compete at Coronado

The Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands competed in the biggest jazz festival of the year in San Diego this past Saturday, May 9 at Coronado, according to VCMS music teacher Jeff Beck....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 practical....more»

Rhode Island man arraigned in death of man under concrete
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man has been ordered held without bail in the killing of a Massachusetts man whose body was found under newly poured concrete at the suspect's home nearly a month after he went missing...
Material being lifted by crane in NYC falls; 10 injured
A massive air-conditioning unit being lifted by a crane to the top of a Manhattan office building broke free Sunday, fell 28 stories and landed in the middle of Madison Avenue, injuring 10 people, officials said...
Car theft caught on camera in Northeast Philadelphia
Police are searching for a pair of thieves caught on camera stealing a car from a repair shop in Northeast Philadelphia.
5 families displaced after fire damages homes in Chester, Pa.
The American Red Cross is assisting five families after fire tore through several row homes in Chester, Delaware County.
Man charged in bounce house crash that hurt 2 toddlers
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A man who ran an inflatable bounce house on a New Hampshire farm has been charged with three misdemeanors after it lifted off the ground last year and flew 40 feet before crashing, injuring two toddlers inside...
Heavy downpours lead to power outages in Delaware
Officials say heavy downpours led to power problems in Wilmington, Delaware Monday morning.
Ex-NY Senate leader Skelos, son plead not guilty in corruption case
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges the politician pressured companies doing business with the state to give his son hundreds of thousands of dollars in jobs and commissions...
Medicare paid doctors $90 billion in 2013, up 17 percent: officials
Medicare, the government-run health insurance program for elderly and disabled Americans, paid physicians $90 billion in 2013, up 17 percent from $77 billion in 2012, U.S. healthcare officials reported on Monday...

Jaguars’ baseball season winds down

It’s almost all over but the shouting for a plucky Valley Center High School baseball team that had its shares of lows and highs during an eventful 2015 season....more»

Junior Jaguar Football Camp soon in session

It may be baseball season, but football season is upon us too, as registration is now open for the 16th Annual Junior Jaguar Football Camp. As usual, Valley Center High School coaches and players, led ...more»

VC CERT needs supplies, cash donations

In anticipation of what could be an active fire season, I have a couple of announcements regarding the Valley Center CERT program, and a schedule of classes and training opportunities....more»

Enforcement of water-use cutbacks begins June 1

The Drought Response is a very complex issue to cover and understand. Following are some points of clarification: 1. All of Our Customers Face Cutbacks - Our ag customers will deal with percentage reductions....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»

Golf-Dane Kjeldsen leads as Fowler finishes eight, eight
By Bernie McGuire NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland, May 30 (Reuters) - World number nine Rickie Fowler's chances of claiming a second straight win disappeared when he finished with two eights in the Irish Open third round at Royal County Down on Saturday...
Bowditch, Walker, Curran stay atop soggy PGA event
Australian Steven Bowditch and Americans Jon Curran and Jimmy Walker remained level for the lead after Saturday's completion of the second round at the rain-soaked US PGA Byron Nelson tournament...
Golf-Singapore's Mardan wins Bangladesh Open
Singaporean Mardan Mamat held his nerve to complete a wire-to-wire victory at the inaugural Bangladesh Open on Saturday for his fifth Asian Tour title. The 47-year-old posted a final round two-under-par 69 for a tournament total of 14-under 270 and finished two shots ahead of South Korea's Lee Soo-min (67) and India's Khalin Joshi (68)...
Aussie Bowditch shares lead at rain-soaked PGA stop
Australia's Steven Bowditch birdied three of his last five holes to claim a share of the lead when play was suspended at the rain-soaked US PGA Byron Nelson tournament. Bowditch, who led for the first time after 18 holes in a tour event, started on the back nine and mixed four birdies and four bogeys in his first eight holes...

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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