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False bomb report leads follow-up list

Following up on crime-related stories, here are updates on a few of the recent stories relating to Palomar Country. Lockdown at the middle school revisited Frits Leo Versteegh went a little, shall we ...more»

Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower stands tall at age 100

The Mission San Antonio de Pala bell tower at 3015 Pala Mission Road has been an iconic landmark and symbol on the road from Pauma Valley through Pala to Temecula for two centuries....more»

Concert in the Park set for an atomically groovy evening

Valley Center Parks and Recreation is hosting its ever-popular "Concert in the Park" on Friday, June 26 at the Community Center. Bring a lawn chair, picnic treats and beverage of your choice to the event....more»

Celebrating a big day at the Valley Center Library

It was business as unusual at the Valley Center Library on Wednesday, June 17. Or maybe it was the new normal, as around 1,300 patrons set what was believed to be a one-day attendance record for the multipurpose ...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»

Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma lethal injection process
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a drug used by Oklahoma as part of its lethal injection procedure does not violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment, dealing a setback to opponents of the death penalty...
U.S. top court agrees to weigh affirmative action in college admissions
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday waded into a new major battle over the future of affirmative action in university admissions by agreeing to take up for the second time a challenge to the process for picking students used by the University of Texas...
NJ mayor calls out Gov. Christie for storm response
Frustration is growing for the thousands of New Jersey residents dealing with power outages and storm damage. One mayor is now calling out Gov. Chris Christie for not coming to their aid.
First marriage licenses for same-sex couples issued in Louisiana
Two women were granted a marriage license in Jefferson Parish near New Orleans, according to the receptionist at the local court clerk. The Louisiana Clerks of Court Association advised clerks not to issue licenses for 25 days, the period in which the Supreme Court could be petitioned for a rehearing, according to local reports...
Flames quickly tear through homes in Washington state
SEATTLE (AP) — A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood, destroying properties and forcing residents of several hundred homes to flee, authorities said Monday...
Survey: Sibling punches aren't only assaults US kids face
CHICAGO (AP) — Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey found...
New Jersey man charged with conspiracy to provide material support to Islamic State
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A New Jersey man has been charged with conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group and witness tampering, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday...
Man convicted in sledgehammer slayings is sentenced to death
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend's parents by beating them with a sledgehammer has been sentenced to death.

Jaguars of the gridiron learn fundamentals at football camp

Jaguar Stadium at Valley Center High School was alive last week with the sound of football. In other words, led by the VCHS football coaching staff and a select group of varsity football players, the ...more»

Field hockey honors, soccer, highlight list

Field hockey academic honors Valley Center High School’s field hockey came in for academic honors of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) San Diego Section kind....more»

We are all fighting drought together

We are nearing the end of our Drought Response Implementation Program — Week 2. Suffice it to say, it has been a couple of weeks of bringing awareness to our customers and a very high level of activity ...more»

Woman’s death recalls family’s famous past

When Ruth Fairbanks Causey died recently at age 97, no one in Valley Center took notice, yet she was descended from one of the wealthiest, most famous, and most influential families in the nation, and ...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»

Larrazabal wins second Munich title
Pablo Larrazabal won his second BMW International Open crown by one shot after firing a six-under-par final round in Munich on Sunday. The Spaniard was five shots adrift of England's overnight leader James Morrison heading into day four, but he carded an unblemished fourth round 66, featuring six birdies, to pip Sweden's Henrik Stenson by a single stroke on 17-under par...
Golf-Larrazabal holds off Stenson challenge to win in Munich
Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal fought off a late challenge by world number seven Henrik Stenson to card a final round of 66 and clinch victory by a stroke at the BMW International Open in Munich on Sunday...
Golf-European Tour BMW International Open scores
June 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour BMW International Open at the par-72 course on Sunday in Munich -17 Pablo Larrazabal (Spain) 70 66 69 66 -16 Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 67 71 69 65 -15 Chris Paisley (Britain) 69 67 66 71 -14 Carlos Del Moral (Spain) 69 71 65 69 Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand) 67 71 68 68 Retief Goosen (South Africa) 68 70 69 67 -13 Michael Hoey (Britain) 69 65 71 70 Peter Hanson (Sweden) 69 68 67 71 -12 David Howell (Britain) 69 70 72 65 Daniel Gaunt (Australia) 65 73 70 68 -11 Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 65 67 74 71 David Horsey (Britain) 70 68 69 70 ...
Choi eagles 18 to grab Arkansas Championship lead
Choi Na-Yeon rolled in a 45-foot eagle putt on 18 to cap an eight-under par 63 for a two-shot lead after the second round of the NW Arkansas Championship on Saturday. Choi finished two rounds at 13-under 129 which broke the tournament's 36-hole scoring record...

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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