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Art association sets dates for future shows

The second Valley Center Art Association art sale held last week at The Clubhouse at Woods Valley Golf Course, 14616 Woods Valley Road, was so successful that several other dates have been added to the ...more»

Move over Oscar, Valley Center played host to its share of movie madness

Oscar held sway at Hollywood last week when the stars came out to shine, which brings us back home to Valley Center where some of the stars landed from time to time....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»

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»

UN: Almost half a million people in Darfur displaced in 2014
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new report from the U.N. secretary-general says nearly half a million people were displaced in Darfur last year, the highest number in a decade.
Snowstorm cancels flights, strands motorists in eastern U.S
A winter storm reaching from Texas to New England closed schools, canceled nearly 4,000 flights and stranded hundreds of drivers overnight in Kentucky, where as much as 21.5 inches (55 cm) of snow fell...
Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia in New York; airport closes runways
A plane has skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport in New York and crashed into a fence.
Jodi Arias escapes death penalty after Arizona jury deadlocks
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - A jury in Arizona failed to reach a verdict on Thursday in the sentencing retrial of Jodi Arias, sparing the former waitress from the death penalty for murdering her ex-boyfriend in 2008...
Mistrial in Jodi Arias case after jury deadlocks on sentence
A judge has declared a mistrial in the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial after jurors deadlocked on whether the convicted murderer should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008...
No criminal charges to be filed against NASCAR's Busch
No criminal charges will be filed against suspended NASCAR driver Kurt Busch in a domestic abuse case involving his former girlfriend, prosecutors in Delaware said on Thursday. Patricia Driscoll said Busch grabbed her by the neck inside his motor home at Dover International Speedway in Delaware on Sept...
Appeals court tosses gag order in ex-coal company CEO's case
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday invalidated a sweeping gag order in the case of a former coal company executive accused of violating safety standards at a West Virginia mine where an explosion killed 29 men...
10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see...

All good things must come to an end for 21-8 Jaguars’ hoop dreams

A tough one-point playoff loss Friday night at the Jaguars Den ended Valley Center High School's boys basketball season to be sure. However, the team played hard and put up a 21-win season rebounding ...more»

‘Friday Night Lights’ at Valley Center CrossFit

Valley Center CrossFit holds weekly "Friday Night Lights" competitions as a way of challenging and improving athletic skills. Referred to as CrossFit Games 2015, the weekly competitions started on Feb....more»

The View From Here: Boys and Girls Club forever

The view from here is hopeful. As I sit and watch my son practice basketball in the front yard, I am reminded of the great people in our community who help children....more»

Three-Dot Lounge, Valley Center style

It's been nearly a decade since famed San Francisco journalist Herb Caen died. For journalists and San Franciscans, Caen was a superstar. Known as "Mr....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»

Rodriguez hits single in exhibition return to plate
Disgraced drugs cheat Alex Rodriguez was greeted with a mixture of cheers and boos as he hit a single in his first exhibition game at-bat since returning from a performance-enhancing scandal. The New York Yankees slugger hit a two-strike single to left field Wednesday in a spring training plate appearance...
Gasol's game winner lifts Grizzlies past Rockets
Marc Gasol sank a jump shot with 0.01 seconds left as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Houston Rockets 102-100 in a Southwest Division showdown. The Grizzlies on Wednesday led by seven points (98-91) with three minutes left but they let the Rockets back in it...
Rodriguez gets walk in first game in 18 months
(Reuters) - Alex Rodriguez singled in his first at-bat in nearly 18 months as the formerly banished player began his attempted comeback with the New York Yankees with a Spring Training contest in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday...
Yankees' Tanaka on track for pre-season debut
Japanese hurler Masahiro Tanaka is moving closer to his first game of spring training for the New York Yankees. The Yankees have been keeping a close eye on Tanaka, looking for trouble related to the partially torn right elbow ligament that sidelined him for part of last season...

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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