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Neighbors express concerns about Cool Valley solar project

In response to 45 notices mailed to property owners located within 1,000 feet of the Cool Valley Reservoir Solar Project, five residents appeared before the Valley Center Municipal Water District Board ...more»

VC-Pauma USD preschool program to expand next year

Preschool education for Valley Center four-year-olds gets a boost next fall as state funding is increased for the California State Preschool Expansion program....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»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving 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, awesome 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, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Woman struck, killed by tow truck in Holmesburg ID'd
Family members have identified the woman struck and killed by a tow truck on Tuesday evening in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.
After NYC deaths, a surge of support for police
NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Jon Bon Jovi donned a New York Police Department T-shirt on stage. Well-wishers delivered home-baked cookies by the hundreds to police in Cincinnati. In Mooresville, North Carolina, police and sheriff's officers were treated by residents to a chili dinner...
Officer kills armed 18-year-old near Ferguson
BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — Violent protests broke out again in suburban St. Louis after another black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer.
Feline fame in cyberspace gives species a boost
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cats these days aren't associated with deities the way they were in ancient Egypt, but the Internet has gotten them a little closer.
Cops: Baby sitter stole tot's gift from under tree
WATSONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania baby sitter stole a 2-year-old's Christmas present from under the tree and returned it to the store so he could pocket a $30 refund.
Teen wounded in Montgomery County murder spree out of hospital
A Montgomery County teenager is out of the hospital a week after he was wounded in a shooting, slashing and chopping frenzy that left his parents, sister and three other relatives dead.

Oops, VC boys’ basketball team did it again: Can you say 7-0?

When the going gets tough, the 2014-15 Valley Center varsity boys’ basketball team goes winning. A season of redemption continued apace last week before holiday break as the Jaguars opened the Grossmont ...more»

Valley Center varsity girls’ soccer team duels to 0-0 tie

Valley Center Lady Jaguars varsity girls’ soccer team has started out slowly for the 2014-15 season, but will persevere in the new year to get it done, according to the coaching staff....more»

Holiday shout-outs

Whoa, where do we begin when it comes to shout-outs for all the folks who pitched in this holiday season to help others enjoy the special season? Before we begin on our journey through some of the good ...more»

Spirit of the season

Christmas is a season of giving. It’s that magical time of year when we make a point to show the ones we love how much they mean to us. It is also a time to look beyond our own lives and find ways ...more»

San Diego Sockers take care of business at Valley View Casino Center

With a blend of youth and veteran talent, the San Diego Sockers have re-established themselves at the top of the MASL Pacific DIvision table. Matias Kruger and Jeff Hughes scored twice as the San Diego ...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»

The Heat is on as LeBron returns to Miami
LeBron James plays in Miami for the first time since leaving the Heat for Cleveland when the Cavaliers visit Thursday to highlight five Christmas holiday NBA clashes being televised globally. The schedule opens with Washington at New York followed by Oklahoma City at defending NBA champion San Antonio before the latest episode in James' city-switching saga plays out in Miami, where he led the Heat to the past four NBA Finals and brought the city two NBA crowns...
Heat lose McRoberts after knee surgery
Miami forward Josh McRoberts has undergone successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee but will probably miss the remainder of the NBA season, the Heat said Tuesday. The move might allow Miami to have a salary cap exception under NBA rules that could make the Heat a top bidder for forward Josh Smith, who was dropped by Detroit and is now a free agent...
Peavy signs new deal with World Series champions
Veteran pitcher Jake Peavy, who helped San Francisco win the World Series for the third time in five seasons, has signed a two-year deal to remain with the Giants. The team announced Tuesday that the 33-year-old right-hander would remain in San Francisco, who obtained him from Boston in July just ahead of the Major League Baseball trade deadline...
Struggling coaches gird for Black Monday
By Larry Fine (Reuters) - Six teams head into Week 17 of the National Football League with a last chance to reach the Super Bowl tournament, while half a dozen head coaches may be facing their last game with axes poised to fall on Black Monday...

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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