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Slow speed chase ends with dog bite

A recent slow-speed chase through Valley Center ended with a whimper rather than a shout when a motorist was bitten into submission by a police dog. The man, who police didn’t identify, did not ...more»

VC Planning Group continues push for CCC Park

Led by Valley Center Community Planning Group member Jon Vick, the advisory board last week discussed its continuing push to turn part of the Valley Center-Pauma Valley Unified School District sports ...more»

Valley Briefs

BOOK SALE The Friends of The Valley Center Library will hold their annual Holiday Book Sale on Dec. 6 at the Valley Center Library from 9:30 a.m. — 5 p....more»

Valley Briefs

BOOK SALE The Friends of The Valley Center Library will hold their annual Holiday Book Sale on Dec. 6 at the Valley Center Library from 9:30 a.m. — 5 p....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»

Lawsuit accuses Wells Fargo of biased lending in Chicago area
By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co was sued on Friday by Cook County, Illinois, which accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of targeting black, Hispanic and female borrowers with predatory and discriminatory lending in the Chicago area...
Federal panel to hear ex-Detroit mayor's appeal
DETROIT (AP) — A three-judge panel will hear former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal for a new trial.
Air Force offers details of bomber training zone
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Any given location across a sprawling area of the Northern Plains could see up to nine low-altitude overflights by military aircraft annually under a proposed expansion of an Air Force bomber training area detailed Friday...
Homeless woman's stun gun spurs 2nd Amendment case
BOSTON (AP) — Jaime Caetano was beaten so badly by her ex-boyfriend that she ended up in the hospital. So when a friend offered her a stun gun to protect herself, she took it.
Officials suspect poisoning in Oregon crow die-off
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say corn was in the stomachs of two dozen crows and it was likely tainted, causing their deaths in downtown Portland this week.
Seattle police say protesters enter shopping mall, chain doors shut
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle protesters entered a downtown shopping mall on Friday afternoon and chained shut at least two doors at an entrance, police said. More than 120 people, many expressing anger over a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri, were marching in Seattle when a portion broke off, went through Pacific Place mall and chained shut two doors, Seattle Police Department spokesman Patrick Michaud said...
Christie vetoes politically charged pig crate bill
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state, a move many observers see as aimed at appeasing Iowa voters ahead of a potential 2016 presidential run...
St. Louis-area mall closes on Black Friday as Ferguson protests spread
By Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Demonstrators shut down a shopping mall near Ferguson, Missouri, at the start of the holiday shopping season on Friday as protests over the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer turned on some retailers around the country...

Valley Center boys first, girls third, at CIF championships

Valley Center’s Division IV boys’ cross country team turned heads at Saturday’s San Diego Section cross country championships at Balboa Park’s Morley Field on Nov....more»

Valley Center sports fields taking shape

Valley Center lacrosse and soccer players had something besides turkey and good tidings to feel great about this Thanksgiving. A two-acre parcel that once housed historic Civilian Conservation Corps buildings ...more»

Rodney King, sensible solutions, and new Valley Center sports fields

Kids playing soccer and lacrosse is good. Remembering the past is good. Why not have both take place at the same place? It seems like a no-brainer. Yet, the issue has lingered for more than two years ...more»

Wherefore art thou, Valley Center avocados?

Some say tomato and some say tomatah, just like some say Fallbrook avocados and some say Valley Center avocados. Unfortunately, not all avocados are created equal....more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...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»

Ray Rice domestic violence suspension overturned
Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was suspended indefinitely earlier this year after punching his now-wife, won his appeal, meaning he could return to the National Football League. Rice is now a free agent and eligible to sign with another team, the NFL Players Association said Friday...
Former Ravens running back Ray Rice wins appeal, is eligible for NFL
By Eric M. Johnson and David Bailey (Reuters) - Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won an appeal of his indefinite suspension for domestic violence and is now eligible to sign with any National Football League team, the league said on Friday...
Thunder welcome back All-Star Westbrook from injury
(Reuters) - The struggling Oklahoma City Thunder gained a massive boost with their All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook set to make his return from injury against the New York Knicks on Friday. Westbrook, 26, has been sidelined since he broke a bone in his right hand against the Los Angeles Clippers on Oct...
Chambers leads with McIlroy lurking, Scott revived in Sydney
By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Greg Chalmers held a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Australian Open on Friday but defending champion Rory McIlroy was well-positioned for the weekend in a share of second place...

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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