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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»

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' ruling
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two...
Suspect charged with vehicular homicide after off-duty officer killed in Northeast Philadelphia
Vehicular homicide charges have been filed against a 59-year-old Philadelphia man who police say struck and killed an off-duty Philadelphia officer then fled the scene.
Papal welcome at US seminary expected to be rowdy, reverent
The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome. "Viva! Viva Papa!" the seminarians shouted.
Russian speaker to address conference by video after US ban
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The global parliamentary organization says the speaker of the Russian Parliament's upper house will address its world conference Monday afternoon by video — and not in person because the U...
Suspect charged after off-duty police officer killed in Northeast Philadelphia hit-and-run
Charges have been filed against a 59-year-old Philadelphia man who police say struck and killed an off-duty Philadelphia officer then fled the scene.
Sheriff: Suspect kills mother, step-father, grandmother
Authorities say a 19-year-old man dressed in a camouflage jacket and armed with a high-powered rifle gunned down his mother, step-father and grandmother at his family's home in eastern Tennessee.
The Latest on the Houston deputy: Texas flags at half-staff
HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):
Missouri man faces execution for raping, killing 15-year-old
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The attorney for convicted killer Roderick Nunley is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his client's execution because the death penalty amounts to cruel and unusual punishment...

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»

Golf-Ernst leads by one at weather-hit LPGA event in Alabama
Austin Ernst moved into a one-shot lead at the weather-hit Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic as darkness forced the suspension of third-round action on another frustrating day for the players in Alabama on Saturday...
Ernst edges ahead of Tseng in weather-hit LPGA
LPGA players endured a frustrating day at the Senator course as multiple weather delays saw the leaders complete just four holes of the LPGA Classic third round. American Austin Ernst, who started the third round a shot behind 36-hole leader Tseng Ya-ni, had edged ahead through four holes when darkness halted play...
Tackle Williams re-signs with Redskins for reported $66 million
Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Washington Redskins reported on Saturday to be worth $66 million. "Happy to announce I will be a Redskin for the next 5 years," the 27-year-old said on Twitter...
Day, Bae share Barclays lead
PGA Champion Jason Day and Bae Sang-Moon jumped on the birdie bandwagon on Saturday, both firing seven-under-par 63 to share the 54-hole lead at the Barclays. Australia's Day, who captured his first major title at Whistling Straits two weeks ago, had six birdies and an eagle with just one bogey as he joined playing partner Bae on 11-under-par 199 at Plainfield Country Club...

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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