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Crowning Achievements

"It's Springtime" was the theme. Valley Center's Maxine Theater was the place. With about 350 guests in their seats, the "47th Annual Miss Valley Center" and the Seventh Annual Junior Miss Valley Center ...more»

Heon K. Kim and the World Kuk Gung Federation

Heon K. Kim's World Kuk Gung Federation training center at 29745 Lilac Road is the only place to go to learn traditional Korean archery. Literally....more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...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»

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." At Ridgeview, there are cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, ...more»

Leaders urge patience in Detroit-area police beating probe
INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — City, police and religious leaders are urging patience in a Detroit-area community during an investigation into the arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car, repeatedly punched in the head and subdued with a stun gun...
73-year-old gets 75 years for trying to reclaim former ranch
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A 73-year-old man a judge says is unwilling to accept that he lost his western Montana ranch in a 1979 divorce has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for intimidating and stalking the owners...
U.S. DEA agents had sex parties funded by drug cartels: watchdog
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents in an unnamed country had alleged "sex parties" with prostitutes funded by local drug cartels over several years, according to a report published on Thursday by the Justice Department's internal watchdog...
Grandma Cissy prays for Bobbi Kristina but 'not a great deal of hope'
Cissy Houston, the grandmother of Bobbi Kristina Brown, who was found unresponsive in a bathtub in January, is praying for her recovery but she admitted there was little hope. In an interview with WBLS radio in New York City, Houston, 81, said her granddaughter, the only child of the late pop star Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, had been transferred to a rehabilitative center and her condition remained "the same"...
Police: 13-year-old kills brother, 6; wounds another, 16
A 13-year-old Florida boy shot his brothers during an argument over food, killing a 6-year-old and wounding a 16-year-old before fatally shooting himself inside their mobile home north of Tampa.
10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see...
More than 15,000 structures without power after Oklahoma tornadoes
About 15,000 homes and businesses in Oklahoma and Arkansas were without power on Thursday after tornadoes touched down in the states a day earlier, leaving at least one person dead and scores of structures damaged...
U.S. lawmaker to Homeland Security: 'clean up' Secret Service
A U.S. lawmaker on Thursday questioned Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's choice of a veteran agent to lead the U.S. Secret Service and said the agency that protects the American president needs to be cleaned up...

March 2015 Jaguars of the month

As is its monthly wont, Valley Center High School this week named its March Jaguars of the month. The first honoree is Nina Montejano, 17, a senior who has lived in Valley Center since the age of 3 and ...more»

Dynamic duo on and off court fueled stellar Jaguars basketball squad

Another Valley Center High School basketball season has faded into 21-9 memory. For the dynamic backcourt duo of junior Terrence Becvar and senior James Schwindt, however, life continues to soar....more»

Pala Rez Radio takes a trip back in time to B-100 FM programming

"Video Killed the Radio Star" was a landmark song and music video in the early days of MTV. The song from the one-hit wonders that were the Buggles debuted in September 1979....more»

Research animals deserve another chance; communicating with 21st-century technology

We all love animals, and many, if not most of us have pets. These non-human members of our families become integral parts of our lives. Even when they destroy furniture, carpets or eat our pot-roast dinners ...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»

Rockets edge Pelicans in Howard's return
The Houston Rockets capped a good-news, bad-news kind of day with a 95-93 NBA victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. The Rockets welcomed Dwight Howard back from a two-month absence with swelling in his right knee...
Spurs thump Thunder
San Antonio (AFP) - NBA champions San Antonio brought Oklahoma City's four-game NBA winning streak to an emphatic end with a 130-91 rout of the Thunder.
Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games: - - - Cavaliers 111, Grizzlies 89 The Cleveland Cavaliers thrashed the Memphis Grizzlies 111-89 behind a game-high 24 points from Kyrie Irving...
Spieth confident after win as Masters looms
San Antonio (AFP) - Jordan Spieth enters the Texas Open off a victory at the Valspar Championship two weeks ago and a chance to better his 2014 runner-up Masters debut only two weeks away.

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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