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VC museum showcases gems desired by Chinese Empress

The last Empress of China never set foot in Valley Center or in the nearby community of Pala. But, after Tzu-Hsi died in 1908, it was revealed that her body was covered with hordes of gems and gemstones ...more»

Planning Group discusses options for beekeeping

The Aug. 11 Valley Center Community Planning Group meeting began with Tracy Ellis of the County Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures who provided an update on options to promote and protect ...more»

Mandatory water restrictions implemented in VC

The governor of the State of California has ordered the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory water use restrictions for all retail water providers....more»

Valley Center Municipal Water Board Employees of the Quarter

July 2014 Employees of the Quarter Awards were presented to nine members of the Operations and Facilities Department of the VCMWD. They were recognized for working two 24-hour shifts in a week to repair ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview The "church for people who don’t do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons ...more»

Former Vatican City governor Szoka dies at age 86
DETROIT (AP) — Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican and was a confidant of St. John Paul II, has died at age 86.
Weather system east of Caribbean could turn into tropical storm
(Reuters) - An area of low pressure located east of the Caribbean Sea has a 50 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm in the next 48 hours, U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) meteorologist Dennis Feltgen said, referring to the weather system now about 350 miles (563 km) east of the Lesser Antilles islands...
Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge
CINCINNATI (AP) — A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells...
British Muslim calls for action on jihadi subculture after beheading video
By Kate Holton and Raheem Salman LONDON/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A senior British Muslim called on Thursday for action to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U...
Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine hearing officer has postponed a decision on a Marine accused of deserting his unit in Iraq 10 years ago.
Man pleads guilty in fatal Purdue campus attack
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A court official said the man accused in the fatal shooting and stabbing of a fellow Purdue University student pleaded guilty Thursday to murder.
Doctor: No health risk from 2 US Ebola patients
A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk.
British Muslims urge cooperation in Foley murder hunt
By Kate Holton and William James LONDON (Reuters) - British Muslim leaders urged people to contact police if they knew the identity of the man with an English accent who appeared in a video showing the beheading of an American journalist...

VCHS student wins big at Arabian Youth Nationals

Valley Center High School student Ryan Melendez returned home after successfully competing in the Arabian/Half Arabian Youth nationals in Albuquerque, New Mexico in July....more»

Lady Jags volleyball displaying renewed effort

Coach Macall Deaver is taking her Lady Jaguars varsity volleyball team into a new season of new opportunities and challenges. With the season just a few weeks away, Deaver is working hard to prepare ...more»

Landmark legislation passed

The California Legislature this week passed bi-partisan, landmark legislation that marks the largest investment in the state’s water infrastructure we have seen in decades! For us in inland San ...more»

How to use credit cards

The closure of Chandler’s Office Supply in Evanston, Illinois, in 1995 was caused by the retirement of the owners along with competition from national chain stores....more»

Amazing outpouring of emotion for Padre #19 Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padre baseball fans paid tribute and respect to possibly the greatest man to ever play Padre Baseball, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn was a man who accomplished as much on the field as off the field....more»

Letters to the Editor

Small business is the backbone of the nation’s economy, but its impact is often much wider. Through involvement in areas outside the world of business, small businesses often become part of the ...more»

Harrah’s Resort hosts Under the Sun Tour

Harrah’s Resort invites Southern California to rock out to all the top songs of the 90s and 2000s at the Under the Sun Tour featured this month. Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler, and Uncle ...more»

Valley Center Symphony presents classical concert

The Valley Center Symphony will present a classical concert on Aug. 13 at the Valley Center Library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A special piece, "Crypsis," will be performed....more»

Hoyer wins Browns' quarterback job over Johnny Manziel
(Reuters) - Journeyman Brian Hoyer got the nod over charismatic rookie Johnny Manziel on Wednesday when the Cleveland Browns named their starting quarterback. The two had been vying for the job for most of the off-season before Browns coach Mike Pettine and his staff opted for Hoyer, mainly because of his previous experience in the National Football League (NFL) and his leadership qualities...
History meets modern at revamped College Football Hall of Fame
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A new museum in Atlanta honoring the greatest U.S. The College Football Hall of Fame has received an overhaul after being relocated from South Bend, Indiana, near the University of Notre Dame and is due to open on Saturday...
Cowboys extend reign as NFL's most valuable team: Forbes
(Reuters) - The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable National Football League (NFL) team for an eighth consecutive year, more than double the average league value, according to an annual survey by business magazine Forbes The Cowboys, whose total revenue during the 2013 season was $560 million, are worth $3...
Kluwe and Minnesota Vikings reach settlement
Former punter Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a settlement that will stop the ex-Viking from suing the team over his release. Kluwe had accused the Vikings of cutting him in May of 2013 because of his vocal support of marriage equality and gay rights...

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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