Friday, September 04, 2015 • 07:33
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The Roadrunner has been sold

The Roadrunner has been sold to a local owner, Justin Salter. Two and a half years after purchasing the Valley Roadrunner, Eric Buskirk has sold the paper to Justin Salter, who grew up in Valley Center ...more»

Where the rubber once met Cole Grade Road

For a short period of time around World War I, Valley Center was a place where the rubber truly met the road. Now, what remains of Valley Center’s guayule plant rubber plantation sits idly by on ...more»

Rollicking ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ comes to Patio Playhouse

"Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig, author of "Lend Me a Tenor," is now in session at Patio Playhouse Community Theater. Margo Essman directs. You may remember her from work a few years ago with the ...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»

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»

Ex-Las Vegas firefighter guilty in cocktail waitress murder
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas firefighter and U.S. Military Academy graduate was found guilty Thursday of hiring a homeless ex-convict to hide in an apartment and kill his estranged wife with a claw hammer nearly three years ago...
Metrolink evaluating train car safety in wake of accident
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Metrolink is evaluating the safety of its crash-resistant cars and removing them from the front of trains in the wake of a deadly Southern California derailment, the railroad said Thursday...
Car wedged under school bus in Juniata
A car became wedged beneath a school bus in the Juniata section of Philadelphia.
Prosecutors call last witness in trial of Alabama officer
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A second colleague of an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force against an Indian grandfather said Thursday that he thought the takedown used to subdue the man was improper, and a dispatcher said she helped "stack" the officer's probable cause information by searching for recent incidents he could mention in his paperwork...
1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting near Sacramento college
Police say three people have been shot and one of them has died near a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College.
ACLU fights U.S. funding for Los Angeles police body cameras
A civil rights group asked the U.S. government on Thursday to deny Los Angeles police the funding they sought for body cameras for patrol officers, objecting to a policy that would allow the police chief to withhold video footage from the public...
U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on
A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a U.S...
Shooting kills one, wounds two at community college in Sacramento
One person was killed and two others wounded after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting, a school official and police said on Thursday. All three of the shooting victims were male, said Sacramento police Sergeant Doug Morse...

Fourth-quarter fumble derails Jaguars’ football opener

If football games lasted three periods instead of four quarters, life would be sweet for Valley Center High School’s fighting Jaguars. Same goes true for Friday afternoon rush-hour traffic....more»

Kiwanis Club getting set for 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

With two annual tournaments under its belt, the Kiwanis Club of Valley Center looks forward to its 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct....more»

Let’s get children back to school safe and sound

It has been a summer filled with vacations, working new jobs and making new friends as our neighborhoods grow. It has also been a summer where as a community we have experienced sad and tragic events ...more»

Regular school attendance of utmost importance

In the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District, we work to ensure that every student graduates academically, socially and physically fit, ready to be a success in the college or career of their choice....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»

Donaldson stays hot in AL MVP race, Trout still in hunt
(Reuters) - The American League MVP race continued to heat up on Wednesday as joint-favorites Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout each strengthened their case for the award. Toronto All-Star Donaldson and Los Angeles Angels reigning MVP Trout are currently the front-runners to capture the honor with the duel almost certain to extend through the final month of the regular season...
Rockets' Dwight Howard detained after gun found in carry-on bag
Houston Rockets centre Dwight Howard was detained by authorities at a Texas airport after trying to board a flight with a handgun in his carry-on luggage, police said. Houston police spokesperson Kese Smith said the gun was discovered on Friday by Transportation Security Administration officials in Terminal E at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport...
Pujols hits 555th home run to tie Ramirez on all-time list
Oakland (United States) (AFP) - Albert Pujols blasted his 555th career home run to tie Manny Ramirez for 14th on the all-time list as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland A's 9-4 at the O...
Studio denies 'Concussion' film softened to appease NFL
Sony Pictures on Wednesday hit back at a New York Times report saying it had "softened" the upcoming Will Smith movie "Concussion" to avoid antagonizing the National Football League...

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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