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Valley Center Library volunteers take top honors

It's awards season for Valley Center Library volunteers with one volunteer, in particular, winning top honors on the big stage. That would be Marian Klein, longtime library volunteer and president ...more»

Rancho Guejito matriarch Nancy Coates dies at age 94

The death earlier this month of Nancy Coates at age 94, left a void from Valley Center to Philadelphia, her two hometowns. The widow of oil and real estate magnate Benjamin Coates Sr....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." Cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges
Sen. Bob Menendez predicted he would be "vindicated" and said "this is not how my career is going to end" in a defiant statement in front of reporters and cheering supporters Wednesday evening...
Indiana family says their pizzeria won't cater gay weddings
WALKERTON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman whose family owns a small-town pizzeria says the state's new religious objections law supports the restaurant's right to deny service to any same-sex couples who might ask them to cater their wedding...
Arizona recycling truck driver saves kitten from the trash
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A recycling truck driver in suburban Phoenix is being credited with saving a kitten from the trash.
Assistant fire chief in Indiana demoted after tying noose
MARION, Ind. (AP) — An assistant fire chief in Indiana has accepted a demotion after tying a rope into a noose in the presence of a black firefighter whose wife belongs to the family of a lynching victim...
Woman charged with killing lawyer in DC hotel
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have charged a 21-year-old woman in the stabbing death of a lawyer at an upscale hotel in Washington, D.C.
Colorado theater shooting case costs $2.2M before trial
DENVER (AP) — Public spending to investigate and prosecute Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes has surpassed $2.2 million, weeks before opening statements in his trial, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press...
Getty oil heir's death latest in string of family tragedies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a family name that has long been associated with unimaginable wealth and sometimes unspeakable tragedy.
Police: 4 dead in Tulsa home in apparent murder-suicide
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The bodies of four people, including two young boys, were discovered in a Tulsa home in what police suspect was a murder-suicide.

Valley Center High baseball squad has a tough week

Valley Center High School baseball coach Ron Sisler wasn't having any idle chatter at the Jaguars dugout last week before a tilt against Mission Hills High School of San Marcos....more»

Valley Center boys lacrosse team off to a good start this season

So far so good for the Valley Center High School boys lacrosse team and perhaps the best is yet to come. The Jaguars stick-and-ballers have sprinted out to a 3-1 season with two home wins, the latest ...more»

Valley Center boasts rich Jewish history

Editor's Note: Robert Lerner is historian of the Valley Center Historical Society and History Museum. Visit www.vchistory.org for more information. This column originally was printed in the San Diego ...more»

Eagle Scout takes flag to heart

My name is Dustin Prayther and I am 16 years old. I started scouting in 2007 with Valley Center Cub Scout Pack 619. I am now a Life Scout in Valley Center Boy Scout Troop 619....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»

China closes 66 'illegal' golf courses
China's Communist rulers have turned against the exclusive sport of golf with the government saying nearly 70 "illegal" courses have been closed, seemingly enforcing a decade-old ban for the first time...
Thunder's Durant undergoes successful foot surgery
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant underwent season-ending bone graft surgery Tuesday on his right foot, a procedure that could see him resume playing in four to six months. Last season's NBA Most Valuable Player underwent the successful operation in New York four days after the team announced Durant would have the operation and miss the remainder of the campaign...
DeRozan scores 42 as NBA's Raptors bring down Rockets
DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and matched a career best with 11 rebounds as Toronto beat Houston 99-96 in a battle of NBA division leaders. DeRozan, who netted 12 points in the fourth quarter on Monday, was 14-of-27 from the court and 12-of-17 from the free throw line to power the Raptors to their eighth home win in a row over the Rockets...
Hawks down Milwaukee to clinch top seed in NBA's East
DeMarre Carroll scored a game-high 23 points and the Atlanta Hawks, already assured of the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference, ripped the Milwaukee Bucks 101-88. Al Horford scored 18 points on Monday while Paul Millsap contributed 15 points and nine rebounds and Carroll added eight rebounds as the Hawks improved to 56-18, 4 1/2 games behind Golden State for the top record in the league...

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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