Just in time for the holidays, Lilac Foods will be celebrating its grand opening on Dec. 18. The new grocery store in the Harvest Farms shopping center has been the source of great anticipation over the ...more» When news broke in October that the San Pasqual Tribe had purchased the Woods Valley Golf Club, many in the community wondered what it meant for Valley Center’s local golf course....more»
The Vaqueros are Valley Center’s local club for horse enthusiasts. With an equestrian park located at the corner of Valley Center and Lilac roads, the club hosts clinics, horse shows, tack sales, ...more» In the scramble before the holidays it’s easy to get caught up in gift shopping and travel plans and lose sight of what this season is really about. However, at Christmas in the Park, hosted by ...more» Ridgeview Church Casual atmosphere, good coffee, nice people, great sermons and contemporary Christmas music. Pastor Bill is currently starting a new series on "Rebooting Christmas: Restoring your ...more» With the Christmas holiday fast approaching we are now in one of my most favorite times of the year. I love the holiday season, there is a crisp clean feel to the air, holiday lights are up in full force ...more»
|Machinists reject Boeing 777X counteroffer
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing on Thursday presented what it called a final counterproposal to the Machinists union in negotiations to keep much of the work on a new 777X jet in the Puget Sound region. Union leaders rejected it, saying "the price was too high...
Sentence in Texas teen's fatal DWI wreck stirs ire
HOUSTON (AP) — "Affluenza," the affliction cited by a psychologist to argue that a North Texas teenager from a wealthy family should not be sent to prison for killing four pedestrians while driving drunk, is not a recognized diagnosis and should not be used to justify bad behavior, experts said Thursday...
U.S. Congress, CIA still feuding over interrogations and secret prisons
By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Intelligence Committee and the Central Intelligence Agency still have major disagreements over a huge report the committee is trying to complete that is highly critical of harsh counterterrorism practices such as "waterboarding," which the agency used under President George W...
Boeing says Machinists reject 777X counteroffer
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing on Thursday presented what it called a final counterproposal to the Machinists union in negotiations to keep much of the work on a new 777X jet in the Puget Sound region, and a company spokesman said union leaders rejected the offer...
Feds: Ex-soldier stole military IDs for militia
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota National Guardsman and Iraq War veteran charged with fraud for allegedly stealing personal information of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit had worked in intelligence, where he likely was responsible for analyzing enemy information...
Feds shut 52 unsafe bus lines in nationwide sweep
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drivers at one passenger bus company routinely worked more than 800 miles without rest. Maintenance at another company was so shoddy that one bus drove despite glaring evidence of brake problems...
California prostitutes win victim compensation
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Spurred by emotional testimony from sex workers, California officials voted Thursday to change a 1990s-era anti-crime regulation and allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they're raped or beaten...
The Valley Center varsity girls water polo team kicked off the new season with a trip to Rancho Bernardo to participate in the annual Bronco Invitational, which began last Thursday....more» Valley Center’s varsity boys basketball team officially tipped off the season on Friday night, and the Jaguars proved they’re ready for the new season with a clutch, comeback win....more»
As I sat at my desk this morning pondering what to write an editorial about this week, it occurred to me there are several things I’d like to address this week....more» It’s tempting to say the Pala Fitness Center is little known and under-appreciated. In truth, this 8,000-square foot facility near Highway 76 deserves more recognition, and there is no doubt that ...more»
We’ve already seen the first rain of the season and the weather is quickly getting colder. Valley Center sees the most cold weather and rain towards the end of January and throughout February....more» Mayo Clinic has announced Palomar Health, the largest public health care district in California, as the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network....more»
Whether you’re in the mood for classic rock on the patio or Latin night in a cantina, there are plenty of opportunities to experience some local, live music during the month of December....more» In the scramble before the holidays it’s easy to get caught up in gift shopping and travel plans and lose sight of what this season is really about. However, at Christmas in the Park, hosted by ...more»
|Clippers win in Rivers' emotional return to Boston
Doc Rivers' emotional return to Boston ended with a 96-88 NBA victory for his Los Angeles Clippers over the Celtics Wednesday at TD Bank Garden. Jamal Crawford came up big off the bench, scoring 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter as the Clippers rallied for the victory...
Rodman in N. Korea next week for 'hoops not nukes' training
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, who has struck up a friendship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, will visit the reclusive state next week to train its basketball team, sponsors said Thursday. The eccentric former Chicago Bulls star is organising a friendship exhibition game between North Korea and a team of mainly ex-NBA players on January 8, Kim's birthday...
Highlights of NBA games
Dec 11 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games. - - - Clippers 96, Celtics 88 Former Celtics coach and current Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers earned a win in his emotional return to Boston...