Wednesday, October 07, 2015 • 09:19

Ambulance dispatched to infant who struck head

On Friday, October 2, at 12:24 p.m., Valley Center Fire Engine 1611 and Mercy Ambulance 1691 were dispatched to medical incident where an infant had fallen and struck its head....more»

We’re Back! Newspaper once more locally owned

The Roadrunner has a new owner, lifelong Valley Center resident Justin Salter, who is taking over a publication that has a long and proud history. The cycle of life of Valley Center’s traditional ...more»

Democratic Club: registration and getting people to vote is their goal

Nothing says commitment to community like being willing to stick your feet in politics. Both major political parties have always relied on local volunteers to labor in the grassroots....more»

On the Menu

I am a mom of a 7-year-old boy and have a full time career just like many of you. On the side my passions are food and music. I have been published in various wellness and healthy eating newsletters throughout ...more»

Church News

St. Stephen Catholic Church Now that school has started, St. Stephen Church will hold Faith Formation for all youth Kindergarten through High School. CCD (K through grade 5) is each Wednesday afternoon ...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, thought-provoking ...more»

Southern California woman alleges excessive police as force
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California woman is suing the city of Carlsbad, alleging that police in the San Diego suburb unjustly beat her after she was pulled over for a seat belt violation.
Fantasy Sports 'Insider Trading' Allegations Spark Regulatory Debate
An employee of DraftKings was accused of using "insider" NFL data to make money.
12-year-old arrested for bringing inoperable gun to school
GRANITE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy has been arrested for bringing an inoperable gun to a middle school about 40 miles northeast of Seattle.
US, Japan museums united on Missouri, Yamato battleships
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. and Japanese museums are forming a partnership to preserve and promote the history of the battleship USS Missouri and the Japanese battleship Yamato.
UAW threatens strike in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike against Fiat Chrysler after its membership rejected a tentative contract deal with the company.
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
U.S. GAO upholds Harris protest about FBI contract plan
The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Tuesday upheld a protest by Harris Corp filed against the FBI's plans to award a sole-source contract to rival Motorola Solutions Inc for two-way radios under a larger umbrella contract...
Model sues Bill Cosby over alleged 2008 sexual assault
A model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 sued the comedian on Tuesday for sexual assault.

Reilly-Hernandez Combo Torches West Hills in 35-12 VC Victory

To say quarterback Rhett Reilly and receiver Nieko Hernandez have got chemistry is an understatement. These guys have rapport to the max. The simpatico they share is remarkable....more»

Home Run Hitter Hernandez is Valley Center’s Lethal Weapon

Man, Nieko Hernandez can be one scary dude. Not in the conventional sense. Off the football field, he’s a pleasant and accommodating young man. But put him in a uniform and place a football in his ...more»

The running of the bull

So, after two years of wandering in the wilderness, putting out first the Valley Center Press and then the Times Advocate, I have arrived back where I started—my old home at The Roadrunner just ...more»

Why Lilac Hills Ranch should not be approved

Valley Center is a very special rural community in San Diego County. The members of the Valley Center Community Planning Group volunteer their time and efforts to work towards making our fair community ...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»

Astros launch postseason with win over Yankees
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Houston Astros blasted into the next round of the Major League Baseball postseason with a 3-0 shutout of the New York Yankees in their Wild Card playoff game on Tuesday...
Hornets forward Kidd-Gilchrist has shoulder op
Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the NBA team said. The Hornets called Tuesday's operation a success, with the 22-year-old player expected to be sidelined for some six months...
MLB seeks explanation from DraftKings after disclosure about employee winnings
Major League Baseball said on Tuesday it was surprised to learn that fantasy sports operator DraftKings, in which it has an equity investment, allowed its employees to participate in contests and has reached out to the company to discuss the matter...
NFL Colts hope to have QB Luck for Thursday game at Houston
Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck is "trending in the right direction" as he recovers from a sore shoulder and could be on the field when the Colts play at Houston on Thursday. Luck sat out the Colts' overtime win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday...

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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