Monday, April 20, 2015 • 06:27

Water district chief sounds alarm for a ‘nightmare scenario’

It’s "on" with the State Water Resources Control Board and the Valley Center Municipal Water District. Longtime VCMWD general manager Gary Arant went all Paul Revere sounding the alarm with a shot ...more»

Lake Turner water isn’t going anywhere

Lake Turner sits like a smiling water-filled Sphinx at the end of Betsworth Road. Water, water everywhere and what the heck is going on, the ancient mariner might ask....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»

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 practical....more»

Grief, sadness after St. Joseph's Prep football player collapses, dies during practice
Grief counselors were on hand at St. Joseph's Prep Monday after a freshman football player collapsed and died during practice.
Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Sameer Mohiuddin grew more confused by the second as panelists speaking at his Southern California mosque trumpeted a new national initiative to prevent violent extremism...
Six Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State
By David Bailey MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have charged six men from Minnesota with planning to join Islamic State and fight for the militant group in Syria, the U.S. attorney for Minnesota said on Monday...
Ethiopia's Desisa wins men's Boston Marathon
Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa notched his second win in the men's race of the Boston Marathon on Monday in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 9 minutes and 17 seconds, easily beating 2014 champion Meb Keflezighi, who last year became the first U...
No confirmation of Iranian charges against U.S. journalist: State Department
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Monday it has no official confirmation of charges being filed in Iran against detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said it would be "patently absurd" if reports of espionage charges against Rezaian are true...
Tulsa County sheriff apologizes for fatal shooting by reserve deputy
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz apologized on Monday to the family of Eric Harris, who was shot in the back and killed earlier in April by a reserve deputy who has said he mistakenly pulled his gun instead of a taser...
3 cars stuck in high water on Wilmington road
Three cars were trapped in high water on a road in Wilmington, Delaware during heavy rain on Monday morning.
Utah woman to be sentenced in deaths of her 6 newborns
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman who pleaded guilty to killing six of her newborn babies and storing their bodies in her garage is facing up to life in prison at a sentencing hearing set for Monday...

What goes up, unfortunately goes down for 7-8 VC High baseball squad

Like Ol’ Man River, the Valley Center High School baseball team just keeps rolling along. After an exhilarating run of five wins in a row, the 7-8 Jaguars plummeted back to planet Earth with a squeaker ...more»

VC Little League fundraiser teeing off Saturday

Fore. Three, two, one time to tee off at the 2nd Annual Valley Center Little League Golf Tournament. It’s all good to go at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Woods Valley Golf Club....more»

State-mandated 35 percent water-use reduction threatens VC agriculture and people

Editor’s note: Valley Center Municipal Water District chief Gary Arant this week appealed to state regulators to revise proposed water cutbacks because most of its users are farmers and they fear ...more»


In early March, officials reported that the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and that 2015 is on track to join the record years of 1977 and 1991 as one of the driest on record....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»

Golf-Thai Kiradech prevails in playoff to win in Shenzhen
Big-hitting Thai Kiradech Aphibarnrat eagled the penultimate hole to force a playoff and then prevailed over Chinese teen Li Hao-tong at the Shenzhen International to claim his second European Tour title on Sunday...
Golf-European Tour Shenzhen International scores
April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Shenzhen International at the par-72 course on Sunday in Shenzhen PLAY-OFF 1 Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand) after 1 2 Li Haotong (China) after 1 REGULAR ROUNDS -12 Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand) 67 69 68 72 Li Haotong (China) 71 73 65 67 -11 Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 70 69 69 69 -10 Marco Crespi (Italy) 69 70 72 67 Yang Yong-Eun (Korea) 72 71 66 69 Tom Lewis (Britain) 72 71 66 69 Peter Uihlein (U...
Kim Sei-Young tops Park in playoff for LPGA LOTTE win
Kim Sei Young chipped in for par to force a playoff then holed a shot for eagle to beat Park In-Bee in the LPGA LOTTE Championship. She was joined there by world number three Park, who posted a one-under 71 in the final round...
Warriors hold off Pelicans to launch playoff race
The Golden State Warriors powered to a big lead Saturday, but had to battle late to hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in the first game of the NBA Western Conference playoffs. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and the Warriors looked like living up to their status as the top team in the regular-season with a blowout...

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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