Thursday, October 08, 2015 • 03:07

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 Korean Festival Entertains and Informs

This writer was unsure of quite what to expect while en route to last weekend’s 2nd World Kuk Gung Festival. This was to be a first-time experience for me at an event of this kind....more»

The first weekend of October, at Bates Nut Farm

Over the weekend thousands of people visited Bates Nut Farm for the farm’s first weekend of October....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»

French train attack hero Spencer Stone stabbed in Sacramento
Spencer Stone, the US Air Force airman who tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train in August, was stabbed while apparently protecting a friend in Sacramento Thursday.
Latest: Governor supports inquiry into Oklahoma executions
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The latest on problems the state of Oklahoma has had over executions (all times local):
Rep. Kevin McCarthy Drops Out of House Speaker Race
The move came as a surprise to the GOP.
US airman who helped thwart French train attack is stabbed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, who was hailed as a hero for helping to tackle a gunman and thwart a terror attack on a French train in August, was stabbed in California and was in stable condition, an Air Force spokesman said Thursday...
DA: Man charged in murder of fmr. girlfriend's father in Lower Moreland Township
Two men have been arrested in connection to the shooting death of a man during a home invasion in Montgomery County,
UN orders audit of 2 foundations linked to bribery case
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is ordering an audit of two foundations whose leaders are linked to an alleged bribery case involving former U.N. General Assembly president John Ashe...
License suspended for nurse accused of reusing syringes
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — A nurse accused of reusing syringes while giving flu shots to 67 patients at a pharmaceutical company voluntarily surrendered her license, New Jersey officials said Thursday...
Receding floodwaters in SC lead to homecoming heartbreak
The pungent stench of mildew greeted Asiah Lewis when she came home to her apartment, her footsteps making squishing sounds on the carpet as she picked through soggy clothes and a lifted a moldy shoe from the floor...

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»

Los Angeles Clippers coach Rivers not in favour of trip to China
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers, who is taking his NBA team to China for a pair of exhibition games, says if given a choice he would rather keep his players at home. "No, I'd never go," Rivers told the Los Angeles Times when asked if the two-game trip was something he was in favour of...
Protesters storm red-carpet premiere of UK women's rights film 'Suffragette'
By Sebastien Malo LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Protesters stormed the red carpet at the glitzy premiere of the film "Suffragette" on Wednesday that stars Meryl Streep as a leading British women's rights activist a century ago, staging a lie-in and saying the fight for equality was not yet over...
Leishman squirms, Fowler drools over Korean food
Presidents Cup players have enjoyed some traditional Korean cuisine this week, but Aussie Marc Leishman revealed some of the dishes hadn't been to everyone's taste. "That was an interesting experience actually," said Leishman intriguingly on Wednesday when asked about Tuesday's players' dinner...
NFL Rams receiver fined for 'nap' celebration
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey said Wednesday he had been fined after pretending to take a nap in the end zone after scoring a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals. The 24-year-old celebrated his third quarter touchdown in the Rams' 24-22 victory by dropping to the ground, using the ball as a pillow and feigning sleep...

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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