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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»

The Latest: Brothers file lawsuit, say civil rights violated
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest on two brothers wrongly convicted in North Carolina three decades ago in the killing of an 11-year-old girl (all times local):
Court: No visitation rights for woman after same-sex divorce
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland appeals court has ruled that a lesbian woman has no right to visitation or custody of a child whom the woman's former partner gave birth to before the couple married...
Family of teen killed by police petitions state's high court
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a South Carolina teen killed by police during an apparent drug bust wants the state's highest court to get involved in the case and remove the local prosecutor...
NYC council speaker endorses Hillary Clinton for president
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.
The Latest: Broader hunt for suspects in officer's death
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):
US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials are gathering on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end.
Wrongly convicted brothers each get $750K payout
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina brothers were awarded $750,000 each in compensation Wednesday for the three decades they were wrongfully imprisoned in the killing of an 11-year-old girl.
Baltimore judge: Charges against police in Gray case can go forward
By Ian Simpson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday rejected defense motions to drop charges against six police officers in the case of a black man who died in April from injuries in police custody...

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»

Braves honor fan who died in stadium fall
The Atlanta Braves paid tribute Sunday to Gregory Murrey, a longtime fan who died after falling from an upper deck in the stands at Turner Field. Murrey, 60, was identified on Sunday morning by the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office...
Harman fires pair of aces at Barclays
Brian Harman fired not one but two holes-in-one on Sunday in the final round of the Barclays, just the third time in US PGA Tour history a player has aced two holes in one round. Harman, who started the day 11 shots off the overnight lead shared by Jason Day and Bae Sang-Moon, jump-started his morning round with a hole-in-one with a seven-iron from 183 yards at the par-three third hole at Plainfield Country Club...
Harman makes pair of aces at The Barclays
Brian Harman never had a hole-in-one in 121 PGA Tour events but at The Barclays on Sunday he made up for lost time by achieving the rare feat of posting a pair of aces during the final round. The American left-hander hit a seven-iron from 183 yards at the third hole, and struck a four-hybrid from 218 yards into the cup on 14 for his second hole-in-one to become only the third player ever to enjoy that double in a PGA Tour event...
Golf-Harman makes pair of aces at The Barclays
Brian Harman never had a hole-in-one in 121 PGA Tour events but at The Barclays on Sunday he made up for lost time by achieving the rare feat of posting a pair of aces during the final round. The American left-hander hit a seven-iron from 183 yards at the third hole, and struck a four-hybrid from 218 yards into the cup on 14 for his second hole-in-one to become only the third player ever to enjoy that double in a PGA Tour event...

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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