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America's letter carriers delivering hope in Valley Center

Over 2,000 pounds of nonperishable food items were collected Saturday, May 9, for America’s Letter Carriers Delivering Hope food drive. The food collection is held each year on the first Saturday ...more»

Western Days kicks off with a non-starter

Western Days began with a whimper rather than a shout. The Saturday night, May 16, Western Days Kick-Off Event was cancelled as a result of bad weather....more»

Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands compete at Coronado

The Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands competed in the biggest jazz festival of the year in San Diego this past Saturday, May 9 at Coronado, according to VCMS music teacher Jeff Beck....more»

Panelists needed for Valley Center High School ‘Senior Presentation Days’

Would you like to see what is expected of Valley Center High School seniors? This is your chance. VCHS is seeking community panelists for "Senior Presentation Days," which take place 7:30 a....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 practical....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»

AP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing
WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said...
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said...
Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia trip
NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said...
Suspect sought in Port Richmond shooting
A man is in critical condition after a shooting on Monday evening in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia.
Man rescued from burning house in Minquadale, Del.
Authorities say a man was rescued from a burning home in Minquadale.
Corporate maneuver at Samsung strengthens heir's influence
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two key Samsung companies are merging in a step toward giving the son of the group's ailing chairman control of the theme parks to smartphones conglomerate.
Drexel police catch two men after pursuit
Drexel University police caught two men after a brief pursuit on Monday evening.
Home's wall partially collapses in Southwest Philadelphia
The wall of an abandoned home in Southwest Philadelphia partially collapsed on Monday afternoon.

Rainy days and a quest for .500 mark end of VCHS baseball season

Getting rained out not once, but twice, during California's longest-ever drought? It's been that kind of a season for Valley Center High School's snake-bitten Jaguars baseball team....more»

Brewster-Leek VCHS boys lacrosse connection gaining titles and attention

The Jaguars won their first Valley League boys lacrosse title this year and have their sights set on a second straight CIF title. That's a big change over just four years ago when they won one game all ...more»

Small town pride and Western Days

The view from here is joyful. As my daughter and I were volunteering by grooming horses at Falcon Ridge Equine Rescue this weekend, I couldn’t help but let my mind wander about this wonderful ...more»

What Veterans Mean to Me

Editor's Note: Valley Center High School's Connor Head was one of four winners of Veterans Association of North County (VANC) 2015 scholarships to North County San Diego Students....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»

Raptors swingman Ross undergoes ankle surgery
Toronto Raptors swingman Terrence Ross, who fought through injury to compete in the NBA playoffs, has undergone surgery on his sore left ankle, the Canadian club announced Saturday. The 24-year-old American, who serves as a small forward or shooting guard for the Raptors, had bone spurs and other loose bodies removed from the ankle on Friday...
Another cigar for Jimenez after record 10th ace
By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Record-breaking Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez reached another new landmark when he struck the 10th hole-in-one of his career in the BMW PGA Championship third round on Saturday...
Golf-Molinari and An lead as Jimenez and Fleetwood sparkle
* Hole-in-one record for Jimenez * Fleetwood claims rare albatross * Molinari and An two shots clear (Adds detail, quotes) By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 23 (Reuters) - Francesco Molinari and An Byeong Hun shared the lead after the BMW PGA Championship third round but the hair-raising golf was supplied by Miguel Angel Jimenez and Tommy Fleetwood on Saturday...
Molinari and An tied for PGA Championship lead
Relatively unknown Englishman Tommy Fleetwood produced the first albatross of his career, and only the third in the tournament's history, at the par five fourth hole while veteran Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez made the tenth hole-in-one of his European Tour career...

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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