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Valley Center man accused of masterminding $6.5M ‘pump-and-dump’ scam

Valley Center has had its share of scandals and curmudgeons to be sure, but multimillion-dollar money-laundering and stock manipulation schemes aren’t associated generally with this rural lifestyle ...more»

Planning group raises Valley development and road concerns

The Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) this week was raising road and development "concerns" based on resident input at group meetings. "The public meetings of late have focused on the South ...more»

A walkabout through Valley Center history

This is the way it was around Valley Center and Palomar Country per the Valley Center History Museum with some national and world events thrown in for good measure....more»

Catch a bite, enjoy view at Smokey’s Lake Wohlford Cafe

Thought I’d get out my East County posting "rut" and still stay within San Diego County, which is about 4,200-square-miles. I had a long story about how we got here, but will leave that for another ...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»

SEPTA to hold lottery for Regional Rail passes during pope visit
SEPTA says it will hold a lottery for Regional Rail passes for the pope's visit to Philadelphia.
Oregon 'kayaktivists' to protest Shell Arctic oil search
By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Protesters began gathering in a riverside park in Portland Tuesday evening, planning to drop kayaks in the water to protest Wednesday's scheduled launch of a ship to be used by Royal Dutch Shell for Arctic oil exploration...
Defense secretary to advise senior leaders on budget
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is due to meet with senior military leaders on Thursday to map out his budget priorities for the coming year, the Pentagon's chief weapons buyer said on Tuesday...
8 children hurt, 2 critical, by falling tree in California
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A huge, ancient pine tree uprooted and fell onto kids at a summer day camp Tuesday, injuring eight children, two of them critically, fire officials said.
Diner en Blanc: New York leads world's biggest popup picnic
NEW YORK (AP) — Five thousand people dressed in white got together for the world's largest popup picnic at a location revealed only at the last moment.
James Holmes' Father Makes Desperate Bid for Son's Life
"He was an excellent kid. He's my son," Robert Holmes said.
Search for Missing Teens Stretches from Florida to SC
Search expanded for two Florida teens who've been missing at sea for days.
Pilot Declares Fuel Emergency After Runway Closure
A pilot who says he was just minutes away from running out of fuel had to declare an in-air fuel emergency after he learned that an airport in North Dakota was closed.

Kersplat!

Red, white and/or blue, maybe yellow, green and orange, Mr. Paintball USA is shooting up Lake Wohlford Road, but in the fun, non-lethal way. "When we’re reffing," Raúl Anda said, "We get shot ...more»

No-contact period in effect for CIF and school coaches and their players

If you wanted to think about coverage of Valley-Center Pauma Unified School District sports of any kind this week, think again. It’s the heart of the annual CIF no-contact period....more»

State Sen. Joel Anderson comes home to ALEC

Earlier this year, following his sub rosa Washington D.C. meetings with the chief Geico lobbyist, we asked the question: Where in the world is state Sen....more»

Humane Society is doing a lot of good

Animal control is, indeed, a misnomer. The County Department of Animal Services hasn’t gone by that name in many years. It was changed to more accurately reflect their mission, which is to focus ...more»

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....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»

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»

Red Sox's Betts checked for concussion after fall over wall
Boston center fielder Mookie Betts went all-out Tuesday trying to deny Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu a home run, but ended up only with a possible concussion for his pains. Betts departed in the sixth inning of the White Sox' 9-4 victory over the Red Sox after he was sent sprawling over a wall and into Boston's bullpen...
Golfer Hurley seeks help in search for missing dad
US golfer Billy Hurley has made an emotional plea for help in locating his father, who has been missing for nine days. Speaking to the media in the build up to the US PGA Tour National, Hurley said his father Willard Hurley Jnr drove off in his truck on July 19 with some clothes and cash...
Martin hoping the rule of thumb works in title defence
Mo Martin produced a touch of magic to win the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale last year. The 32-year-old suffered a thumb injury the week after her famous triumph on England's Lancashire coast and she spent months on the sidelines...
Tulowitzki and Papelbon on move to Jays, Nats
(Reuters) - The Toronto Blue Jays swapped All-Star shortstops with the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, acquiring Troy Tulowitzki while shipping Jose Reyes to Colorado in a blockbuster, multi-player exchange...

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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