Tuesday, October 13, 2015 • 07:19

Lilac Hills Ranch hearing postponed: no new date set

The October 14 date for the Board of Supervisors’ hearing on the Accretive Group’s Lilac Hills Ranch project has been postponed and no new date has been set....more»

County to fund pilot school resource officers at VC

Last week the Board of Supervisors surprised the Valley Center Unified School District with the announcement that it was one of nine school districts in the County that will have Sheriff’s deputies ...more»

Harding honored as Classified Employee for October

Vicky Harding was honored as Classified Employee of the Month at Wednesday’s Valley Center Pauma Unified School Board meeting. Speaking about her was Principal Stephanie McEntire of the Elementary ...more»

Local offers Halloween light show for October

Local resident Neal Evans will be offering his annual musical Halloween light show for the entire month of October. You can listen to the music by tuning your car radio to 93.7 fm...more»

Church News - October 8, 2015

St. Francis Episcopal Church St. Francis Episcopal Church, Pauma Valley is a small but active community of Christians. The church recently welcomed Father Wesley Hills as Interim Priest....more»

Saint Francis Episcopal Church welcomes The Rev. Wesley B. Hills as Interim Priest

Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Pauma Valley has welcomed a new interim priest. The Reverend Wes Hills will be preaching, providing pastoral care, and serving as the spiritual leader while the parish ...more»

Former Chicago schools CEO pleads guilty in corruption case
A former Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to one count of wire fraud in a case involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks and bribes she agreed to accept in exchange for a lucrative contract...
Case shows split in school, police inquiries into rape claim
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota student accused of sexual assault is suing the school that suspended him, a case that highlights the differences in how university and criminal investigations of such reports are carried out...
Correction: Wisconsin Gun Shop-Lawsuit story
MILWAUKEE (AP) — In a story Oct. 10 about a lawsuit filed against a Wisconsin gun shop, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Julius Burton pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree intentional homicide...
Prisoner who fled from hospital arrested with handcuff key
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a prisoner shackled to a hospital bed and guarded by a deputy in Pennsylvania managed to escape and was found more than 16 hours later with a key to his handcuffs...
Cops: Man led police on 115 mph chase before fatal crash
CHALKHILL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man led police on a chase at speeds exceeding 115 mph before crashing head on into another vehicle, killing the driver.
The Latest: Crews make gains on destructive Wyoming wildfire
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The latest on a destructive wildfire burning in Wyoming (all times local):
Missing 3-year-old boy found dead in Haddon Twp.
A missing 3-year-old boy, who had been the subject of a search on Tuesday morning, has been found dead.
Ex-girlfriend testifies against man accused of 3 murders
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — An ex-girlfriend of the man accused of killing three Alexandria residents over the course of a decade testified Tuesday that he harbored a grudge against the court system for losing custody of his child...

Evaluating the Jags at Mid-Season

Whew, that was fast! It seems as if it was only yesterday that the Valley Center football team was playing in its season opener against Mater Dei on a hot night, late in August....more»

Jag Quarterback Rhett Reilly: There’s a Lot to Like

If you were to conjure up the image of what a high school quarterback should be, Rhett Riley would be straight out of Central Casting. To begin with, he’s got the look....more»

The end of a tradition?

This week, we are told, the Chamber of Commerce board may vote to go along with the Optimist proposal to get rid of the venerable, traditional name "Western Days....more»

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - October 8, 2015

IDEA FOR ROUNDABOUTS IS STUPID Editor, Roadrunner: In response to the August 27 report of the "Fight Club" I have this to say, "We lived in Valley Center for 24 years and have been visiting for over ...more»

VC Fire District begins paramedic service locally

As of today, if you need an ambulance in Valley Center, you will get the highest level of medical attention available. It’s the service that "people in Valley Center always thought they had," ...more»

Patty Gomez: on a mission to give everyone a massage

"It’s not a job to me, it’s a passion," says Patty Gomez, a massage therapist who opened Well-Being Massage in May. "I’m on a mission. I want everyone to receive a massage sometime in ...more»

CCAE offers two dance productions in October

Coming up on October 22 & 24 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, two celebrated dance productions including Shaping Sound (October 22) and MOMIX: Alchemia (October 24) will dazzle San Diego ...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»

Royals come back from brink to beat Astros
(The Sports Xchange) - The Kansas City Royals pulled off a feat of remarkable daring in the 2014 American League Wild Card game. Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon plated the go-ahead run with a groundout to cap a stunning five-run, eighth-inning rally in the Royals' 9-6 victory over the Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston...
Utley still active but not in Game Three order
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley remained eligible to play in Monday's National League Divisional Series clash against the New York Mets on Monday as the appeal of his two-game suspension has not been heard, but he was not in the starting lineup...
Royals were not fazed by deep deficit to Astros: Yost
(Reuters) - The Kansas City players were unfazed when they faced a four-run deficit late in their playoff game against the Houston Astros on Monday, manager Ned Yost said after the Royals pulled off a brilliant comeback...
Did Texas governor's errant tweet jinx baseball Astros?
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - With the Houston Astros on the verge of advancing in the baseball playoffs on Monday, a tweet was sent out in the name of Texas Governor Greg Abbott congratulating the team on its victory...
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