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Crowning Achievements

"It's Springtime" was the theme. Valley Center's Maxine Theater was the place. With about 350 guests in their seats, the "47th Annual Miss Valley Center" and the Seventh Annual Junior Miss Valley Center ...more»

Heon K. Kim and the World Kuk Gung Federation

Heon K. Kim's World Kuk Gung Federation training center at 29745 Lilac Road is the only place to go to learn traditional Korean archery. Literally....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." At Ridgeview, there are cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, ...more»

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...
More than 15,000 structures without power after Oklahoma tornadoes
About 15,000 homes and businesses in Oklahoma and Arkansas were without power on Thursday after tornadoes touched down in the states a day earlier, leaving at least one person dead and scores of structures damaged...
U.S. lawmaker to Homeland Security: 'clean up' Secret Service
A U.S. lawmaker on Thursday questioned Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's choice of a veteran agent to lead the U.S. Secret Service and said the agency that protects the American president needs to be cleaned up...
Trial of ex-NFL star Hernandez interrupted by bomb threat
FALL RIVER, Massachusetts (Reuters) - The Massachusetts courthouse that is hearing the murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez was evacuated on Thursday just after 1200 pm ET due to a bomb threat...
Two U.S. men arrested in plot to attack Illinois military base: Justice Dept
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army National Guard soldier and his cousin have been arrested on charges of conspiring to support Islamic State, the Department of Justice said on Thursday. The two Chicago area men spoke of using army uniforms, military knowledge and access to attack an Illinois military installation, the department said in a statement...
Boston bombing jury hears details of explosives used in attack
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The bombs that tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon in a deadly 2013 attack were sparked by a remote control from a toy car and powered by flash powder from fireworks, FBI experts said on Thursday as prosecutors approach the end of presenting their case...
Case continued for Virginia student in bloody arrest
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a show of solidarity, supporters crowded into a courtroom Thursday as a University of Virginia student made his first court appearance after a bloody arrest outside a bar that sparked a police investigation...
Sheriff: Young brothers cooking before shooting kills 2
HUDSON, Fla. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was cooking with his older brother when an argument erupted, and the boy shot his 6-year-old brother to death, wounded his older brother in the leg and killed himself, a sheriff said Thursday...

March 2015 Jaguars of the month

As is its monthly wont, Valley Center High School this week named its March Jaguars of the month. The first honoree is Nina Montejano, 17, a senior who has lived in Valley Center since the age of 3 and ...more»

Dynamic duo on and off court fueled stellar Jaguars basketball squad

Another Valley Center High School basketball season has faded into 21-9 memory. For the dynamic backcourt duo of junior Terrence Becvar and senior James Schwindt, however, life continues to soar....more»

Pala Rez Radio takes a trip back in time to B-100 FM programming

"Video Killed the Radio Star" was a landmark song and music video in the early days of MTV. The song from the one-hit wonders that were the Buggles debuted in September 1979....more»

Research animals deserve another chance; communicating with 21st-century technology

We all love animals, and many, if not most of us have pets. These non-human members of our families become integral parts of our lives. Even when they destroy furniture, carpets or eat our pot-roast dinners ...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»

NBA to play in Shenzhen as league seeks China growth
The NBA Wednesday announced two games to be played this fall in China in the US pro basketball league's latest effort to mine a massive market with an insatiable taste for hoops. The Charlotte Hornets will go up against the Los Angeles Clippers in Shenzhen and Shanghai in October exhibition games to kick off the 2014-15 season for Chinese National Basketball Association fans...
Golf-Happy return for holder Nordqvist to Kia Classic
For a second time this year, Sweden's Anna Nordqvist will get the chance to defend an LPGA Tour title at the same venue when she tees off in Thursday's opening round of the Kia Classic in Carlsbad, California...
Clippers and Hornets to play two pre-season games in China
(Reuters) - The Charlotte Hornets and Los Angeles Clippers will play two pre-season games in China, including a first visit to Shenzhen, the National Basketball Association said on Wednesday. As part of the league's Global Games China 2015 program, the Clippers, led by eight-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul and five-time All-Star Blake Griffin and Hornets will meet in Shenzhen on Oct...
Germany backs Faldo-designed course for Ryder Cup bid
A successful German bid to host the 2022 Ryder Cup would see the event staged at the Nick Faldo-designed A-Rosa course at Bad Saarow, near Berlin, the organising committee announced on Wednesday. We are delighted to reach agreement with the A-Rosa Resort," said Marco Kaussler, head of the German bid...

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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