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Suspect Wanted in Valley Center Library Burglaries; Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Valley Center Sheriff's Substation want the public's help to identify and locate the suspect wanted in connection with two burglaries at the ...more»

Pastor walks road to glory with heavy wooden cross in tow

Pastor Wes Mauch took a road less traveled through Valley Center last Thursday, carrying a 38-pound wooden cross, a well-worn Bible and message all the way to Rancho Santa Fe....more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....more»

North Dakotans find their way to Valley Center History Museum

The Valley Center History Museum can now claim that it has had visitors from every state in the Union. Since its opening in 2013, the local museum has welcomed guests from 49 of the 50 states....more»

Church News

Ridgeview Passion for God, compassion for others. Ridgeview Church is "the church for people who don’t do church". Cool people, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Jury selected to hear Boston Marathon bombing trial
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The jury that will hear the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was selected on Tuesday on the eve of opening statements. The jury selection process began in early January when more than 1,350 potential jurors filled out questionnaires on their ties to the attack and their views on the death penalty...
Oklahoma House passes bill to use nitrogen gas for executions
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday allowing nitrogen gas as a means of execution, a measure that comes after a troubled lethal injection last year raised questions about how the state executes inmates...
Federal agents raid 20 suspected 'maternity hotels' in California
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Federal agents raided about 20 Southern California locations on Tuesday suspected of involvement in "maternity tourism" schemes offering travel and lodging services to pregnant foreign women seeking to give birth in the United States, U...
Drew Peterson pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire plot
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson, a former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth wife's disappearance, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in prison...
GOP: House to vote on Homeland bill without conditions
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major victory for President Barack Obama, the Republican-led House relented on Tuesday and will back legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year, without restrictions on immigration...
Engineer from California train derailment has died: local news
(Reuters) - An engineer who was hospitalized after a train derailment in Southern California has died, local television news reported on Tuesday, citing police. The death of train engineer Glen Steele, 62, was the first fatality from the Feb...
Jury seated in trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect
BOSTON (AP) — After two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...
Fire ravages historic church in Hainesport, NJ
Fire heavily damaged a historic church in Hainesport, Burlington County early Tuesday morning.

Trout bite still solid at Lake Wohlford

To protect Lake Wohlford from invasive exotic Quagga mussels, there is still a ban on private watercraft and equipment that could have been exposed to mussels....more»

Jaguar roundballers playoffs bound

While the Valley Center High School boys basketball team fell just a win short of the Valley League title, the Jaguars had a remarkable season and are headed to the playoffs....more»

From Boone County Hospital to San Pasqual Village and back

As a kid from Connecticut with degrees from Rice and Wisconsin, naturally I was sent up to the Ozark Mountains by John Robert Starr, legendary executive editor of the statewide Arkansas Democrat....more»

VC house numbering system explained

Why do homes and businesses in Valley Center have addresses with five digits and how was the town's house numbering system decided? These were among questions asked recently at a talk on local street ...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»

Transient Occupancy Tax ordinance modified to clarify exemptions

The County of San Diego’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT,) basically a hotel tax, will remain at eight percent, but changes to the TOT ordinance will ensure that those whose exemption from payment ...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»

Victim's sister takes stand in ex-NFL star's murder trial
By Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Massachusetts (Reuters) - The sister of a man allegedly shot to death by former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez said on Monday she saw her brother get into a car outside their family's Boston home shortly before he was killed...
Harden suspended a game for kicking James below the belt
(Reuters) - Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been suspended one game without pay for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the groin, the NBA announced on Monday. Closely guarded by James, Harden lost his footing, fell to the floor and then lifted his left leg and kicked James below the belt...
Top receivers Bryant, Thomas get 'franchise' tag
Two top National Football League receivers, Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys and Demaryius Thomas of Denver, were among those given a "franchise player" tag on Monday by their clubs. On the deadline day for teams to decide which players will be given the label, Dallas made the move to keep Bryant off the free agency market...
Bulls lose top scorer Butler for up to six weeks
Chicago Bulls scoring leader Jimmy Butler will be sidelined for up to six weeks with a sprained left elbow, the struggling NBA club said Monday. The team's announcement that Butler's MRI exam showed a sprained ulnar ligament and small bone impaction injury adds Butler to an injury list that includes former NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose and forward Taj Gibson, nursing a sore left ankle...

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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