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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»

Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage...
Report: Egypt, Nigeria led world in death sentences in 2014
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Egypt and Nigeria accounted for well over 1,000 of the death sentences announced last year, more than a third of the world's total, Amnesty International says in its latest annual report on the death penalty...
Judge refuses to dismiss indictment in Matusiewicz case
A federal judge has refused to dismiss an indictment against the widow and children of a man who killed two people at a Delaware courthouse
Correction: Religious Objections-News Guide story
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a story March 31 about a new religious objections law in Indiana, The Associated Press misspelled the Connecticut governor's first name. He is Dannel Malloy, not Daniel...
McDonald's revamps grilled chicken to cut ingredients
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it's simplifying its grilled chicken recipe to remove ingredients people might not recognize, marking the latest sign the company is rethinking its menu to keep up with changing tastes...
Inmate overpowers guard, escapes from eastern Illinois jail
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A convicted murderer awaiting sentencing escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois Wednesday after overpowering a guard and taking his keys, uniform and SUV.
Rocky first year for the new GED and other equivalency tests
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — The number of people taking high school equivalency exams in the U.S. plummeted — and the percentage who passed fell, too — in the year after a revamped, Common Core-inspired GED was introduced along with two new competing tests...
Serial robber targets bank in Overbrook Park multiple times
The FBI's Violent Crimes Task Force and the Philadelphia Police Department are seeking information leading to the identification of a serial bank robber.

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»

Ex-NFL player's fiancée says she threw out box after murder
By Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez asked his fiancée to dispose of a heavy cardboard box that smelled of marijuana a day after prosecutors say he fatally shot an associate, the fiancée told jurors at his murder trial on Monday...
Play-off-bound Rockets lose Beverley for rest of season
Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will miss the remainder of the NBA season after undergoing surgery on his injured left wrist, the team announced Monday. Beverley will have an operation on Tuesday to repair a torn wrist ligament that he suffered in last Monday's 110-100 victory over Indiana...
NFL's Falcons fined, stripped of draft choice for piping in fake noise
The National Football League on Monday fined the Atlanta Falcons $350,000 and stripped them of a fifth-round draft choice in 2016 for piping in artificial crowd noise during their home games in 2013 and part of 2014...
Falcons lose draft pick for artificial crowd noise
The Atlanta Falcons were fined $350,000 and stripped of a fifth-round pick in the 2016 National Football League draft on Monday for using artificial crowd noise for the past two seasons. A review by league officials concluded with the NFL imposing the punishments because a former Falcons executive, event marketing director Roddy White, pumped extra crowd noise into the Georgia Dome for home games in the 2013 and 2014 season until the situations was revealed last November...

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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