Thursday, November 20, 2014 • 12:52
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Valley Center ranch owner on trial for alleged fake cancer cures

Valley Center ranch owner Robert Oldham Young was due for a San Diego Superior Court appearance on Nov. 20 on six felony charges related to offering fake cancer cures to terminally ill people....more»

Planning Commission Mobility Subcommittee examining several traffic options

Limiting tractor-trailer size on West Lilac Road, posting larger speed signs south of Woods Valley Road at Valley Center Road, and adding a yield sign for Vesper Road at Valley Center Road will be considered ...more»

VC Brewery to hold grand opening this weekend

The Valley Center Brewery & Tasting Room will hold its grand opening on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. The local brewery features a plethora of unique craft beers designed to please every palate....more»

Pure CERT trains for disaster response Water

Approximately two dozen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members from Valley Center and the surrounding area attended academy training during an exercise held at a residence off of Lilac Road ...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»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

2 children dead in New Jersey home shooting
TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) — A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday.
Judge overturns death penalty for Wyoming inmate
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has overturned the death penalty of Dale Wayne Eaton, Wyoming's lone death row inmate.
Pot smoke triggers fire alarm at Princeton
It was a case of higher learning that triggered a fire alarm and forced the evacuation of 100 students from a Princeton University dormitory.
Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in South Carolina
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday denied a request to block gay marriage from proceeding in South Carolina, clearing the way for it to become the 35th U.S. state where same-sex marriage is legal...
VIDEO: Press conference on Tabernacle shooting
New Jersey State Police just gave a brief update on the deadly shooting in Tabernacle, Burlington County.
NSA chief warns Chinese cyber attacks could shut U.S. infrastructure
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China and "probably one or two" other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the U...
Woman injured after scarf catches in conveyor belt
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a University of Utah student employee whose scarf got caught in a conveyor belt was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
A $5B question: How should New York spend surplus?
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As government problems go, it's not a bad one to have: How should New York spend a $5 billion surplus?

Valley Center Jaguars surrender fourth quarter lead, bounced from CIF playoffs

It was a tough fight under the Friday night lights on Nov. 14, but the Scripps Ranch Falcons soared in the end, overcoming a 20-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the favorite Valley Center Jaguars ...more»

Sports Shorts

Running around town Valley Center High School’s boys and girls varsity cross country teams had a meeting with destiny at Guajome Park in Vista. The girls triumphed in the end although they finished ...more»

Wherefore art thou, Valley Center avocados?

Some say tomato and some say tomatah, just like some say Fallbrook avocados and some say Valley Center avocados. Unfortunately, not all avocados are created equal....more»

The election is behind us…

Now that the election is over, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the people of the 75th Assembly District, for the trust you have placed in me by allowing me to continue to serve as ...more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...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»

Golf-Scott 'three-peat' bid off to slow start at Australian Masters
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Nov 20 (Reuters) - World number two Adam Scott gritted his teeth in foul conditions for golf on Thursday, scratching out a one-over 73 in the first round of the Australian Masters to be six strokes behind clubhouse leaders Michael Wright and Stephen Allan...
First openly gay NBA player Collins retires at 35
Jason Collins, who became the National Basketball Association's first openly gay player, retired aged 35 but vowed he would continue the fight to make US sports more tolerant. Collins, who played 22 games for the Brooklyn Nets last year, announced his decision on Wednesday in an article for Sports Illustrated, writing that "basketball saved me"...
Hornets' Taylor suspended 24 games
Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was slapped with a 24-game suspension by the NBA on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a domestic violence charge. It comes amid increased awareness of off-field issues that have tarnished the reputation of US sport, sparked by the Ray Rice case in the National Football League...
NBA suspends Hornets' Taylor 24 games for domestic violence
By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was suspended 24 games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday after pleading guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property...

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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