Just in time for the holidays, Lilac Foods will be celebrating its grand opening on Dec. 18. The new grocery store in the Harvest Farms shopping center has been the source of great anticipation over the ...more» When news broke in October that the San Pasqual Tribe had purchased the Woods Valley Golf Club, many in the community wondered what it meant for Valley Center’s local golf course....more»
The Vaqueros are Valley Center’s local club for horse enthusiasts. With an equestrian park located at the corner of Valley Center and Lilac roads, the club hosts clinics, horse shows, tack sales, ...more» In the scramble before the holidays it’s easy to get caught up in gift shopping and travel plans and lose sight of what this season is really about. However, at Christmas in the Park, hosted by ...more» Ridgeview Church Casual atmosphere, good coffee, nice people, great sermons and contemporary Christmas music. Pastor Bill is currently starting a new series on "Rebooting Christmas: Restoring your ...more» With the Christmas holiday fast approaching we are now in one of my most favorite times of the year. I love the holiday season, there is a crisp clean feel to the air, holiday lights are up in full force ...more»
|Former California city official pleads guilty to federal charges
The former city manager for the scandal-plagued California city of Bell has agreed to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and tax charges, prosecutors announced on Thursday. Robert Rizzo, who came to embody pervasive corruption in Bell when it was revealed in 2010 that he was making a salary of almost $800,000, now faces a maximum of eight years in prison...
San Francisco rail workers back to bargaining after lawsuit
By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Managers and union leaders for San Francisco's commuter rail system, the nation's fifth largest, began talks on Thursday to mend a collapsed contract deal that has led to legal action and a possible return of transit strikes...
Navy investigator to plead guilty in fraud case
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A senior Navy investigator will plead guilty to bribery charges for accepting prostitution services and expensive trips in exchange for providing information and advice to an Asian defense contractor at the center of a multimillion-dollar fraud probe, the Navy official's lawyer said Thursday...
Wis. man gets 145 years for child sex assaults
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A southeast Wisconsin man who recorded himself sexually assaulting six young children gave a slight smirk as a judge admonished him for his crimes, leaving the judge taken aback for a moment before he sentenced the Racine man to the maximum 145 years in prison...
Feds try to smooth bumpy health care transition
WASHINGTON (AP) — Anticipating more health care disruptions, the Obama administration Thursday announced a batch of measures intended to help consumers avoid lapses in their care and coverage as the president's overhaul takes effect in January...
Montana bride pleads guilty in husband's cliff death
By Lori Grannis MISSOULA, Montana (Reuters) - A Montana bride who was accused of pushing her new husband to his death from a cliff in Glacier National Park pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Thursday in an 11th-hour deal with prosecutors that will spare her from a mandatory sentence of life in prison...
Boeing to shift research jobs to South, Midwest
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Boeing announced Thursday that it is shifting hundreds of jobs to Alabama, Missouri and South Carolina as part of a restructuring of its U.S. research operations over the next two years...
The Valley Center varsity girls water polo team kicked off the new season with a trip to Rancho Bernardo to participate in the annual Bronco Invitational, which began last Thursday....more» Valley Center’s varsity boys basketball team officially tipped off the season on Friday night, and the Jaguars proved they’re ready for the new season with a clutch, comeback win....more»
As I sat at my desk this morning pondering what to write an editorial about this week, it occurred to me there are several things I’d like to address this week....more» It’s tempting to say the Pala Fitness Center is little known and under-appreciated. In truth, this 8,000-square foot facility near Highway 76 deserves more recognition, and there is no doubt that ...more»
We’ve already seen the first rain of the season and the weather is quickly getting colder. Valley Center sees the most cold weather and rain towards the end of January and throughout February....more» Mayo Clinic has announced Palomar Health, the largest public health care district in California, as the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network....more»
Whether you’re in the mood for classic rock on the patio or Latin night in a cantina, there are plenty of opportunities to experience some local, live music during the month of December....more» In the scramble before the holidays it’s easy to get caught up in gift shopping and travel plans and lose sight of what this season is really about. However, at Christmas in the Park, hosted by ...more»
|Klinsmann to remain as US coach through 2018
Even before leading the United States in a difficult first-round group at next year's World Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann has been signed to stay on as the American coach for the 2018 World Cup.
NFL's turf gurus gird for historic Super Bowl
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It may qualify as a small irony that in the run-up to the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl, the people seemingly least threatened about the possibility of bad weather are the folks whose job is to protect the surface on which the game will be played...
Chargers lead Broncos 24-10 after 3rd quarter
DENVER (AP) — Ryan Mathews scampered around the corner for a 23-yard scoring run, Philip Rivers threw two TD passes to Keenan Allen and the San Diego Chargers led the Denver Broncos 24-10 after three quarters Thursday night...