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Valley Center Community Planning Group considers two new South Village projects

From Liberty Bell Plaza to Butterfield Trails Ranch to Lilac Hills Ranch and back, the work of the Valley Center Community Planning Group is never done....more»

Water district copes with drought relief while getting retroactive worker's comp relief

First an update on the local water situation. Then, a bit about some better news for the Valley Center Municipal Water District (VCMWD). When last we left the drought-beleaguered district, the State ...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»

California Governor Brown tells critics of water project: 'Shut up'
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday delivered a spirited defense of his controversial proposals to shore up California's water system, which is straining under years of drought and population growth...
California approves first statewide seawater desalination rules
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California regulators on Wednesday adopted the first statewide rules for the permitting of seawater desalination projects that are expected to proliferate as drought-stricken communities increasingly turn to the ocean to supplement their drinking supplies...
Brown lawns loom this summer in California
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — It was with more hope than accuracy that the founder of this Orange County city picked the name Garden Grove in 1874 for what was little more than an open plain under the Southern California sun...
Humane Society: Mountain lion shot, killed in Omaha area
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a mountain lion was shot and killed in the Omaha area.
No charges for teacher arrested after Tesla coil burn
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A prosecutor isn't filing criminal charges "at this time" against an Oregon science teacher accused of using a Tesla coil to burn the phrase "I love mom" into students' arms.
California transgender inmate's lawyers seek swift surgery
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys for a transgender prison inmate said Wednesday that she could have sex reassignment surgery as early as next month if California correctional officials quickly approve the procedure...
Former Navy SEAL sentenced to prison for investment scheme
By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A former U.S. Navy SEAL who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a scheme to defraud a dozen people out of nearly $1.2 million was sentenced on Wednesday to more than six years in prison...
Police study threat against activist behind cartoon contest
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says it's assessing a threat posted on a website related to the Islamic State group against the organizer of a cartoon contest about the Prophet Muhammad...

Valley Center High School baseball nearing its end game

It's practically all over but the shouting for a fortune-challenged Valley Center High School baseball squad that played well at times and not so well at other times....more»

Valley Center bike park a month away from soft opening with a big maybe

Valley Center's "Crow’s Nest" mountain bike park at 28751 Cole Grade Road is close to a soft opening, but some work remains to be done. And there's the rub, according to organizer Steve Ford....more»

Support your Valley Roadrunner or get what you paid for

Let's face it. A lot is going on around Palomar country and Valley Center. Longtime residents and newcomers moving to the area want to hear about what's going on around town....more»

Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians applauds California Legislature for historic first vote on Internet poker

(Editor's Note: Chairman Bo Mazzetti issued the following statement after Assembly Bill 431 (Gray) passed the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee by a vote of 20-0....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»

Last-gasp Clippers send Spurs packing
Chris Paul scored an acrobatic basket with one second remaining as the Los Angeles Clippers stunned reigning champions the San Antonio Spurs 111-109 to advance to the next round of the NBA playoffs. Paul's moment of magic at the Staples Center sealed a 4-3 series win for the Clippers who completed a fight back from 3-2 down earlier in the week to extend their postseason...
Golf-McIlroy, Casey deadlocked as darkness halts play
(Repeats to fix headline, no change to text) By Ben Everill SAN FRANCISCO, May 2 (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy will return to TPC Harding Park at the crack of dawn on Sunday to fight for a place in the semi-finals of the WCG Match Play Championship after darkness halted his match with England's Paul Casey on Saturday...
Patriots probably deflated balls, Brady 'aware': NFL probe
New England Patriots star Tom Brady was probably aware of a plot to deflate balls used in a key playoff game, an NFL probe ruled, dealing a blow to the image of one of the most prominent athletes in American sport...
NFL 'Deflategate' taints 'Tom Terrific'
The suggestion that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was aware of a plot to deflate balls in a vital playoff game is a hard hit to the reputation of a US sports icon who bucked the odds to become a four-time Super Bowl winner...

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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