Friday, September 04, 2015 • 05:30
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The Roadrunner has been sold

The Roadrunner has been sold to a local owner, Justin Salter. Two and a half years after purchasing the Valley Roadrunner, Eric Buskirk has sold the paper to Justin Salter, who grew up in Valley Center ...more»

Where the rubber once met Cole Grade Road

For a short period of time around World War I, Valley Center was a place where the rubber truly met the road. Now, what remains of Valley Center’s guayule plant rubber plantation sits idly by on ...more»

Rollicking ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ comes to Patio Playhouse

"Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig, author of "Lend Me a Tenor," is now in session at Patio Playhouse Community Theater. Margo Essman directs. You may remember her from work a few years ago with the ...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»

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»

Police: 11-year-old fatally shoots intruder, 16, in Missouri
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police say an 11-year-old boy fatally shot a 16-year-old intruder during a home invasion.
Man faces charges after tweeting 'kill all the white people'
LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — Police say a 20-year-old man has been charged after he tweeted about killing "all the white people" in a Maryland town.
California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway plan
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation...
North Dakota frat probed in alleged assault, anti-gay taunts
A gay man believes his outfit of metallic red shorts and a tank top was what triggered what he said was an assault and homophobic taunting during a weekend incident at a University of North Dakota fraternity house that police are investigating...
Report faults VA management for construction cost overruns
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Huge cost overruns and long delays at new VA hospitals in Colorado, Florida and Louisiana were caused by multiple design changes, mismanaged contracts or poor budget controls, according to Army Corps of Engineers reports released Thursday...
10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
Judge: Suspect's confession OK in California pier shooting
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge declined Thursday to toss out the confession of a suspect charged with murder in a San Francisco shooting at the center of the national immigration debate.
New indictment adds charges against Washington state auditor
SEATTLE (AP) — A new indictment from a federal grand jury on Thursday added money laundering and tax evasion counts to a long list of charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, who has been on unpaid leave while fighting allegations that he stole more than $1 million from clients of his former business...

Fourth-quarter fumble derails Jaguars’ football opener

If football games lasted three periods instead of four quarters, life would be sweet for Valley Center High School’s fighting Jaguars. Same goes true for Friday afternoon rush-hour traffic....more»

Kiwanis Club getting set for 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

With two annual tournaments under its belt, the Kiwanis Club of Valley Center looks forward to its 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct....more»

Let’s get children back to school safe and sound

It has been a summer filled with vacations, working new jobs and making new friends as our neighborhoods grow. It has also been a summer where as a community we have experienced sad and tragic events ...more»

Regular school attendance of utmost importance

In the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District, we work to ensure that every student graduates academically, socially and physically fit, ready to be a success in the college or career of their choice....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»

Brady's ban reversal gives Patriots an early edge
Bill Belichick is an NFL mastermind at overcoming obstacles and getting the best out of his New England Patriots, but the head coach's job was made much easier Thursday when Tom Brady's suspension by the league was overturned...
Grand Slam of golf canceled
The 2015 Grand Slam of golf featuring the year's major champions has been canceled as the PGA of America found it too complicated to move it from Donald Trump's Los Angeles course. The PGA had announced in July that it was pulling the October event from Trump National Los Angeles over the billionaire presidential hopefuls controversial remarks about Mexican immigrants...
Boston relieved as judge overturns Brady's 'Deflategate' suspension
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Bostonians ranging from workaday football fans to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker reacted with relief on Thursday to the news that a federal judge had overturned an NFL decision to suspend star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for four games...
NFL will not seek to put 'Deflategate' ruling on hold pending appeal
The National Football League will not seek to put on hold a judge's ruling that threw out Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension while it appeals the decision, a spokesman said on Thursday. The decision not to seek a stay while the appeal is pending ensures that the New England Patriots star quarterback will be allowed to play in the season opener next week...

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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