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Fight Club at Valley Center Community Planning Group

In what was sometimes a free-for-all worthy of Vince McMahon’s WWE, developers and Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) members squared off the night on Monday, Aug....more»

Betty Crocker, the 1849 California Gold Rush and VC Cemetery

Lest we forget, the historic Valley Center Cemetery at 28953 Miller Road draws us back with a timeless beauty and sense of awe. The cemetery was a part of current Valley Center news this week....more»

‘September Hort’ from Marilyn’s Garden Design and Dos Valles Garden Club

Editor’s Note: Talented landscape designer, and longtime Dos Valles Garden club fellow traveler, Marilyn Guidroz, provides some summer horticulture tips for plant lovers....more»

Welk Theatre says ‘Hello Dolly’ for 13-week run

Welk Theatre presents ‘Hello Dolly’ starring Cynthia Ferrer and Randy Doney The Welk Theatre in Escondido has assembled a sterling cast of actors for its production of "Hello Dolly....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»

University of Tulsa cleaning up small radiation spill at research campus
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The University of Tulsa is working to clean up what it is calling a minor spill of a radioactive chemical on its research campus and is having 21 people who may have been exposed to the cesium-137 undergo medical evaluations, school officials said on Tuesday...
Funeral director charged with abuse of corpse after decaying bodies found
A West Philadelphia funeral home director has been charged after decomposing bodies were found inside the business, which police say was operating with an expired license.
Autistic teen from Chester County reported missing
Police are looking for a missing autistic teen from Chester County.
Fierce storm hits Phoenix, tens of thousands lose power
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of customers throughout the Phoenix area remained without electricity on Tuesday after a powerful storm knocked down power lines and halted flights at the city's international airport, authorities said...
Manhunt underway in Fox Lake after officer fatally shot
A manhunt is underway in far north suburban Fox Lake for three men after a police officer was fatally shot. Police said the men who should be considered armed and dangerous.
Chicago shootings, murders up for August 2015
Chicago police released the latest crime stats overnight and zeroed in on an overall decline in crime, but the department's year-to-date figures also show a dramatic increase in the most violent offenses...
Thousands without power as Phoenix recovers from big storm
PHOENIX (AP) — Tens of thousands of Phoenix-area residents and businesses, including a food bank, were without power more than 12 hours after a monsoon storm knocked down trees, damaged buildings and toppled a tractor-trailer on a freeway...
Facility being built at Rhode Island university collapses
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — An athletic building under construction at a private university collapsed Tuesday, injuring six construction workers and leaving crumpled steel strewn across the site.

Pre-season Jaguars depth chart features 13 returning starters

Valley Center high School is in its 18th year. Coach Rob Gilster has coached VCHS Jaguars football for 17 years. ‘Nuff said. Gilster has a 125-75-2 as Jaguars coach and 191-118-2 record over a 25-year ...more»

8th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk afoot on Sept. 12

Check your calendar or iPad to see what you will be doing around, say, 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. Oh, that’s right, you will be at the eighth annual Friends of the Poor Walk....more»

People behaving badly, VC style

I covered the Delta. That’s the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for our purposes although I occasionally covered the Mississippi Delta for newspapers in Louisiana and Arkansas, which is a whole ‘nother ...more»

Do you remember

40 years ago, Aug. 28, 1975: Kittens started the house fire? Really? Leading the news, or rather on the bottom of the front page was an intriguing headline: "How’s That Kittens Start Fire!" "Are ...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»

Chargers say Seahawks rookie attacked QB Rivers
San Diego offensive linemen have accused Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive lineman Frank Clark of trying to punch Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers during a pre-season game. Several Chargers players were angered when team-mate King Dunlap was given a 15-yard penalty for unnecessary roughness as he yanked Clark from a pile of players after Rivers had been sacked in the Saturday night contest...
Daly out of hospital after collapsing on course
Two-time major winner John Daly was out of hospital on Sunday, a day after collapsing at a local golf event in Mississippi, his agent said. Daly, 49, collapsed on the 18th tee at Deerfield Golf Club on Saturday and was taken by ambulance to hospital, where he was treated and released, his agent Bud Martin said in a statement...
Golf-European Tour Czech Masters scores
Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Czech Masters at the par-72 course on Sunday in Prague -20 Thomas Pieters (Belgium) 66 68 65 69 -17 Pelle Edberg (Sweden) 66 67 67 71 -16 Matthew Fitzpatrick (Britain) 66 67 71 68 -14 Robert Dinwiddie (Britain) 69 67 68 70 -11 Roope Kakko (Finland) 67 72 68 70 Thorbjorn Olesen (Denmark) 67 69 67 74 Renato Paratore (Italy) 65 73 70 69 -10 Damien McGrane (Ireland) 69 70 71 68 Gregory Bourdy (France) 70 70 71 67 Eduardo De La Riva (Spain) 65 76 69 68 Craig Lee (Britain) 68 71 69 70 Kristoffer Broberg (Sweden) 67 73 69 69 -9 Sam Hutsby ...
Belgium's Pieters wins first EPGA tournament
Belgian youngster Thomas Pieters won his first EPGA tournament on Sunday as he surged to a three-shot victory at the Czech Masters. The 23-year-old from Antwerp came into the final day with a one shot lead and kept his nerve down the stretch with a rock solid three under par round of 69 to finish on 20-under and relegate Sweden's Pelle Edberg into second...

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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