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Suspect Wanted in Valley Center Library Burglaries; Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Valley Center Sheriff's Substation want the public's help to identify and locate the suspect wanted in connection with two burglaries at the ...more»

Pastor walks road to glory with heavy wooden cross in tow

Pastor Wes Mauch took a road less traveled through Valley Center last Thursday, carrying a 38-pound wooden cross, a well-worn Bible and message all the way to Rancho Santa Fe....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»

North Dakotans find their way to Valley Center History Museum

The Valley Center History Museum can now claim that it has had visitors from every state in the Union. Since its opening in 2013, the local museum has welcomed guests from 49 of the 50 states....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»

Grand jury: SC father strangled 4 children, beat 1 to death
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Grand jury indictments indicate that four of the five South Carolina children who allegedly died at the hands of their father were strangled and one was beaten.
Col. Paul Green, member of Tuskegee Airmen, dies at 91
HIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) — Col. Paul L. Green, one of the Tuskegee Airmen — the legendary black pilots who escorted U.S. aircraft during World War II — has died in a Southern California senior care home...
Arkansas court affirms class-action status in tobacco suit
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court says a lawsuit against tobacco giant Philip Morris USA can proceed under class-action status.
College's rare book auction upsets donor's kin, faculty
WENHAM, Mass. (AP) — A decision by a Christian college to auction a portion of its rare collection of Bibles and Shakespeare folios donated nearly a century ago by the family of a railroad executive isn't sitting well with his descendants and some faculty members...
Canadian woman accuses U.S.-based yoga guru of sexual assault
By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Vancouver yoga instructor has become the sixth woman to accuse yoga guru Bikram Choudhury of sexual assault, alleging in a civil suit that the 69-year-old celebrity yogi forced sex on her multiple times over the course of three years...
Coroner: No obvious trauma in death of lost California baby
KNIGHTS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — An autopsy found no obvious trauma in the death of a 20-day-old boy whose body was found in a swampy region near the Sacramento River in Northern California, authorities said Thursday...
Bonds reduced for 4 accused in staged Missouri kidnapping
TROY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has reduced the bond for four people accused of staging a kidnapping of a 6-year-old boy.
Accused Boston bomber's lawyers challenge jury-selection process
Lawyers for the accused Boston Marathon bomber filed on Thursday a last-gasp request to dismiss the charges against their client or delay the start of the trial next week, contending that court officials had violated their own rules during jury selection...

Trout bite still solid at Lake Wohlford

To protect Lake Wohlford from invasive exotic Quagga mussels, there is still a ban on private watercraft and equipment that could have been exposed to mussels....more»

Jaguar roundballers playoffs bound

While the Valley Center High School boys basketball team fell just a win short of the Valley League title, the Jaguars had a remarkable season and are headed to the playoffs....more»

From Boone County Hospital to San Pasqual Village and back

As a kid from Connecticut with degrees from Rice and Wisconsin, naturally I was sent up to the Ozark Mountains by John Robert Starr, legendary executive editor of the statewide Arkansas Democrat....more»

VC house numbering system explained

Why do homes and businesses in Valley Center have addresses with five digits and how was the town's house numbering system decided? These were among questions asked recently at a talk on local street ...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»

Kings lose Collison indefinitely due to hip surgery
Sacramento Kings starting point guard Darren Collison will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a right hip flexor strain and might not play again this season, the NBA team announced Thursday. Collison will meet with Dr...
Indiana's George has first full workout since injury
Indiana Pacers star Paul George underwent Thursday his first full practice session since breaking his right leg last August and said he hopes to return for NBA games in March. Most expected that George would miss the entire 2014-15 NBA campaign but he vowed to return for at least a portion of the season and took a major step toward that goal Thursday...
Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant linked to incident at Walmart parking lot
By Lisa Maria Garza and Jon Herskovitz DALLAS (Reuters) - Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was questioned by police at the scene of a 2011 incident in which a witness reported that Bryant's girlfriend was dragged by an unidentified man across a Texas Walmart parking lot, according to police documents...
Blue Jays lose Saunders to left knee injury
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders is expected to be sidelined until the Major League Baseball All-Star Game break in July because of a knee injury, the team announced Thursday. Saunders, a 28-year-old Canadian, suffered the injury when he stepped on a soft patch of grass surrounding the head of a sprinkler while chasing a fly ball at batting practice on Wednesday...

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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