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Lilac Hills Ranch hits Shakespearean note at meet

Lilac Hills Ranch management went all Hamlet at the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce last week during its "Lunch and Learn" session. Which is to say, much like Osric’s call on the early swordplay ...more»

VCPUSD between sacred rock and a sports field place

A funny thing happened on the way to building the new soccer and lacrosse sports fields at the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District (VCPUSD) property off Cole Grade Road....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»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving 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, awesome 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, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling in environmentally-sensitive areas off Alaska...
Snowstorm sweeps northeast, New York spared its brunt
By Scott Malone, Jill Serjeant and Laila Kearney BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A blizzard swept across the northeastern United States on Tuesday, dropping as much as 2 feet (60 cm) of snow across Massachusetts and Connecticut even as its impact on New York City fell short of dire predictions...
Bowe Bergdahl to face desertion charges: NBC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who disappeared from his base in Afghanistan in 2009 but was released last year in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, will be charged with desertion, according to NBC...
Uber says ride services reduce drunk driving
Uber, a ride service facing legal challenges around the world, on Tuesday released a survey showing that people are less likely to drive home after drinking alcohol after such businesses started operating in their cities...
Lawmaker threatens to 'out' hypocrites opposing gay marriage
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's only openly gay lawmaker is threatening to expose state politicians who have extramarital affairs but say gay marriage is immoral or bad for children.
Fun, few problems after snowy morning in Toms River
Action News' Nora Muchanic reports on snowy conditions in Toms River.
Indiana agrees to expand Medicaid under Obamacare
Indiana on Tuesday became the 28th U.S. state to agree to expand the Medicaid program for the poor under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, a move that will extend health coverage to 350,000 low-income state residents, the administration said...
Lighter snowfall meant easier commute through Center City
Some workers and commuters found easy travel through Center City Philadelphia on Tuesday following a lighter-than-expected snowfall.

Valley Center High School varsity boys basketball falls to 13-4

The Valley League is going to be tough this year, but despite a 56-48 loss to Poway high last week, the Valley Center High boys varsity basketball team sat atop league standings recently with a 13-4 record....more»

VC staff, students square off in charity basketball bash

It was time for students to turn the tables on staff at Valley Center High School basketball court last week. A friendly, but highly competitive first-ever annual student-staff basketball game to raise ...more»

VC High names students of the month

James Schwindt James Schwindt is a senior at Valley Center High School. He prides himself with being diligent and industrious and said he is extremely grateful to be chosen for Jag of Month....more»

We asked. You spoke. We listened.

A few weeks ago we ran a polite solicitation for feedback on what people liked or didn’t like in the Valley Roadrunner. What the heck? It’s kind of a pointless exercise putting out a newspaper ...more»

VC Bike Park takes shape

The much-anticipated future is now in sight for the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park at Cole Grade Park behind the softball field, 28751 Cole Grade Road....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»

Super Bowl: from humble origin to king of U.S. sports events
From modest beginnings of cheap tickets and empty seats to $4.5 million for a 30-second TV ad, the Super Bowl approaches its golden anniversary entrenched as the undisputed king of U.S. sporting events...
Hornets lose Biyombo, Williams to injuries
Charlotte Hornets' center Bismack Biyombo and forward Marvin Williams will be out indefinitely for the NBA club due to injury, the team announced Monday. Both players were hurt Saturday in a 76-71 victory over New York that left Charlotte at 19-26, one win ahead of Brooklyn in the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff position...
Knicks, Nets postpone games as blizzard approaches
New York (AFP) - Two National Basketball Association games scheduled for Monday night in New York were postponed as a major winter snowstorm approached, the league announced hours before the planned tip-offs...
Lakers star Bryant to have surgery on Wednesday
Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery on Wednesday, likely ending his season early for his third consecutive NBA campaign. The Lakers announced the decision on Monday after Bryant had seen a specialist to consider all options concerning his his torn right rotator cuff...

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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