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April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month

One of the most important events for the ASPCA is the Prevention Of Cruelty to Animals month in April. The local Escondido Humane Society also contributes to the cause....more»

No sponsors, no Fourth of July fireworks

Time is running out for sponsors to step forward in support of the Valley Center fireworks for the Fourth of July. The deadline for registering as a presenting or logistical sponsor is April 25....more»

Friends of the Valley Center Library announce new scholarship

The Friends of the Valley Center Library will award a $500 scholarship to one Valley Center High School senior to help offset college rising fees. Criteria for application for this scholarship include: ...more»

Sheriff’s Blotter April 6-13

April 1 -Two men were arrested during a subject stop on Harrahs Rincon Way at 1:58 p.m. for possession of a controlled substance, a felony and for being under the influence of a controlled substance, ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church A cross-section of Valley people; from wood-carvers to attorneys, cow-girls to head-bangers — great music and sermons that are entertaining, illuminating, and usually not boring ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church Whether you are a motor-crosser, quilter, desk jockey or horse jockeys, Ridgeview Church provides killer music and sermons that are entertaining and inspirational....more»

Supreme Court limits restitution in child pornography case
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a man convicted of possessing child pornography is only required to pay a proportion of the total damages that victims can seek in restitution...
U.S. soldier convicted of WikiLeaks crimes granted name change
A judge in Kansas on Wednesday ruled that former U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over classified files to WikiLeaks, could change his name to reflect his desire to be treated as a woman...
High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3...
United flight diverts to LA with engine problem
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to San Diego diverted to Los Angeles International Airport because of an engine issue...
Judge denies mistrial in killing of 2 Minn. teens
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge on Wednesday denied another request for a mistrial in the case of a homeowner who shot and killed two teens who entered his home.
Judge denies mistrial in killings of Minn. teens
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge has denied another request for a mistrial in the case of a homeowner who killed two teens who entered his home.
Wellness programs grow more popular with employers
That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal health care overhaul...
9th suspect in NC kidnapping turns self in to FBI
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A woman facing charges in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father has turned herself in to authorities.

Jags Varsity Volleyball fall prey to Cougars and Bulldogs

It was a long week for Valley Center High School boy’s varsity volleyball team. With recent wins over Orange Glen on April 2 (3-0) and San Pasqual on April 4 (3-2), the Jags came in pretty confident ...more»

Lady Jags score win over Orange Glen

Lady Jags were in their zone this past week when they defeated the Orange Glen Patriots. The Jags took advantage of their experience and some of the hardest hitting batters in their league....more»

A different type of underage drinking

In the early 1980s, the drinking age wasn’t enforced as rigorously as it is now. So, from 1981 until I turned 21 in January 1985 I was pretty successful in my efforts to obtain alcoholic beverages....more»

Molly’s Column

Hey everyone, this is Molly! Today this blue colored pen I am holding will write about school, an interview with our afternoon librarian, five facts about Easter and bunnies, shout outs, three fun and ...more»

Huge win for solar homes

The California Public Utilities Commission made a final decision today that has solar homeowners celebrating. The Commission unanimously voted to protect California’s solar customers’ net ...more»

100 places offering free tax help

Getting something for free does not happen often for Linda McIntear. So when she heard from a neighbor last year that the International Rescue Committee in City Heights was helping file taxes for free, ...more»

Emmy Award winner to discuss film

On February 3, the Pauma Valley Lions Club will host a discussion with Kilma Lattin, a member of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, U.S. Army veteran and business executive....more»

See you at the Library

The Friends of the Valley Center Library has good news for Valley Center and Library supporters. We now have a beautiful web site and a new email address, so that we can stay in touch with the community....more»

Westwood ends two-year drought in Malaysian rain
Lee Westwood ended a two-year wait for a title with an emphatic seven-stroke victory to clinch the rain-soaked Malaysian Open in style on Sunday. A four-hour delay due to torrential rain at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club did nothing to deter the former world number one, who carded two birdies after the delay...
Westwood canters to win in Malaysia to end two-year drought
(Reuters) - A four-hour weather delay was the only obstacle for Lee Westwood as the Englishman cantered to a seven-stroke win in the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Sunday to end an almost two-year trophy drought...
Pujols 1st to hit HRs No. 499, 500 in same game
WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 499.
Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead
CHICAGO (AP) — This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.

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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