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Valley Center Library volunteers take top honors

It's awards season for Valley Center Library volunteers with one volunteer, in particular, winning top honors on the big stage. That would be Marian Klein, longtime library volunteer and president ...more»

Rancho Guejito matriarch Nancy Coates dies at age 94

The death earlier this month of Nancy Coates at age 94, left a void from Valley Center to Philadelphia, her two hometowns. The widow of oil and real estate magnate Benjamin Coates Sr....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 ...more»

Colorado theater shooting case costs $2.2M before trial
DENVER (AP) — Public spending to investigate and prosecute Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes has surpassed $2.2 million, weeks before opening statements in his trial, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press...
Getty oil heir's death latest in string of family tragedies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a family name that has long been associated with unimaginable wealth and sometimes unspeakable tragedy.
Police: 4 dead in Tulsa home in apparent murder-suicide
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The bodies of four people, including two young boys, were discovered in a Tulsa home in what police suspect was a murder-suicide.
Victims' family at exec's crash sentencing: You're heartless
NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — Family members of a Vermont couple killed in a car crash were unflinching during a sentencing hearing Wednesday as they poured out their anger toward a New Hampshire man who admitted causing the wreck, which also killed their unborn fetus...
Key provisions of California's new water cuts
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday ordered California's first mandatory, statewide water cutbacks by cities and towns as the state's nearly 40 million people head into a fourth summer of severe drought...
Suspect in violent attack shot by police in Hamilton Township
Police officers were forced to shoot a man who they say was violently attacking his parents with a knife in an apartment in Hamilton Township, New Jersey.
Antiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museum
HONOLULU (AP) — An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art.
Student charged with sexual abuse at campus day care center
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — A Bridgewater State University student accused of sexually abusing two preschool boys at a campus day care center where he worked has pleaded not guilty.

Valley Center High baseball squad has a tough week

Valley Center High School baseball coach Ron Sisler wasn't having any idle chatter at the Jaguars dugout last week before a tilt against Mission Hills High School of San Marcos....more»

Valley Center boys lacrosse team off to a good start this season

So far so good for the Valley Center High School boys lacrosse team and perhaps the best is yet to come. The Jaguars stick-and-ballers have sprinted out to a 3-1 season with two home wins, the latest ...more»

Valley Center boasts rich Jewish history

Editor's Note: Robert Lerner is historian of the Valley Center Historical Society and History Museum. Visit www.vchistory.org for more information. This column originally was printed in the San Diego ...more»

Eagle Scout takes flag to heart

My name is Dustin Prayther and I am 16 years old. I started scouting in 2007 with Valley Center Cub Scout Pack 619. I am now a Life Scout in Valley Center Boy Scout Troop 619....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-Winners of the ANA Inspiration
March 31 (Reuters) - Winners of the ANA Inspiration, being played this week from April 2-5 at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California, since the inaugural edition in 1972 (U.S. ...
Ex-NFL star 'swore on his baby's life' he didn't commit murder
By Daniel Lovering FALL River, Mass. (Reuters) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez insisted he had nothing to do with the shooting death of an acquaintance near his home when the team's owner and security director confronted him, a jury at his trial heard on Tuesday...
Whan gets six-year contract extension as LPGA boss
Mike Whan has received a six-year contract extension to remain as LPGA commissioner that will keep him in the position through 2020, the tour's board of directors announced Tuesday. Since arriving in 2010 to a women's golf tour that had lost several tournaments and key sponsors, Whan has guided a rebound that has seen the LPGA grow from 23 events and $40 million in prize money to more than $60 million in prize money and 33 events...
China closes 66 'illegal' golf courses
China's Communist rulers have turned against the exclusive sport of golf with the government saying nearly 70 "illegal" courses have been closed, seemingly enforcing a decade-old ban for the first time...

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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