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Fight Club at Valley Center Community Planning Group

In what was sometimes a free-for-all worthy of Vince McMahon’s WWE, developers and Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) members squared off the night on Monday, Aug....more»

Betty Crocker, the 1849 California Gold Rush and VC Cemetery

Lest we forget, the historic Valley Center Cemetery at 28953 Miller Road draws us back with a timeless beauty and sense of awe. The cemetery was a part of current Valley Center news this week....more»

‘September Hort’ from Marilyn’s Garden Design and Dos Valles Garden Club

Editor’s Note: Talented landscape designer, and longtime Dos Valles Garden club fellow traveler, Marilyn Guidroz, provides some summer horticulture tips for plant lovers....more»

Welk Theatre says ‘Hello Dolly’ for 13-week run

Welk Theatre presents ‘Hello Dolly’ starring Cynthia Ferrer and Randy Doney The Welk Theatre in Escondido has assembled a sterling cast of actors for its production of "Hello Dolly....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 ...more»

Man admits stabbing son to death during fight over eviction
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to stabbing his son to death for trying to evict him for stealing money for drugs.
Murder victim found shot in the head in Southwest Philadelphia
Philadelphia police are investigating a deadly shooting in Southwest Philadelphia.
Judge acquits Chicago lawyer of coaching clients to lie
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge who returned a surprise not-guilty verdict at the trial of a Chicago lawyer charged with coaching lies says practices that prosecutors described as illegal are actually the mark of good legal work...
AccuWeather: Staying Hot All Week
Meteorologist Karen Rogers is tracking another heat wave for the first week of September.
Hurricane Ignacio rapidly weakens, moves away from Hawaii
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hurricane Ignacio is rapidly weakening and has moved farther away from the Hawaiian Islands, allowing forecasters to lift the tropical storm watches for the state.
Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy held without bond
HOUSTON (AP) — A man charged with killing a suburban Houston officer first shot the 10-year veteran in the back of the head and fired a total of 15 times, authorities said Monday.
Police: Woman said boys weren't loved, so she drowned them
PHOENIX (AP) — Police in suburban Phoenix say a 22-year-old woman accused of drowning her 2-year-old twin sons says she did it because nobody loved them or her.
Illinois' history museum is latest target in political fight
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The skeleton of a massive mastodon, thousands of Native American artifacts and a giant shark could be the next casualties in an increasingly ugly fight over Illinois' state budget that has dragged on for months with no sign of ending...

Pre-season Jaguars depth chart features 13 returning starters

Valley Center high School is in its 18th year. Coach Rob Gilster has coached VCHS Jaguars football for 17 years. ‘Nuff said. Gilster has a 125-75-2 as Jaguars coach and 191-118-2 record over a 25-year ...more»

8th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk afoot on Sept. 12

Check your calendar or iPad to see what you will be doing around, say, 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. Oh, that’s right, you will be at the eighth annual Friends of the Poor Walk....more»

People behaving badly, VC style

I covered the Delta. That’s the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for our purposes although I occasionally covered the Mississippi Delta for newspapers in Louisiana and Arkansas, which is a whole ‘nother ...more»

Do you remember

40 years ago, Aug. 28, 1975: Kittens started the house fire? Really? Leading the news, or rather on the bottom of the front page was an intriguing headline: "How’s That Kittens Start Fire!" "Are ...more»

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....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»

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»

Arrieta no-hitter as Chicago Cubs blank LA Dodgers
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta threw a no-hitter in a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, the sixth no-hitter in Major League Baseball this season. Arrieta's pitching masterclass -- the first Cubs no-hitter in seven years -- made the 29-year-old the major leagues leader in victories...
Golf-FedEx Cup rankings
Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (2) Jason Day (Australia) 4459 2. (1) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 4169 3. (3) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 3167 4. (41) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 2152 5. (11) Zach Johnson (U...
Dawning of a 'new' Day in pursuit of number one
By Larry Fine EDISON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Jason Day had made a habit of getting close to the big victory, but now that the Australian is closing the deal on the golf course he has joined Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth at the top of the game...
Brilliant finish gives American Tamulis her first LPGA win
(Reuters) - Kris Tamulis emerged from obscurity for a surprise one-stroke victory at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic on Sunday. The 10-year LPGA veteran edged fellow American Austin Ernst and Taiwan's Yani Tseng at the Senator Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Prattville, Alabama...

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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