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Lilac Hills Ranch to go before county planners

Sort of like Monty Python’s Knights Who Say Ni who persistently keep on trucking, The proposed Lilac Hills Ranch project keeps on keeping on despite vociferous opposition from every North County ...more»

Valley Center History Museum closed for expansion project

In case you were thinking about visiting the Valley Center History Museum, don’t. The museum is dark through October. "The Valley Center History Museum has closed temporarily as the popular 12-year-old ...more»

Rincon Band donates $10K to the 2015 San Diego Film Festival

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians are fans of independent filmmaking. The Band, which also owns Harrah’s Resort Southern California, gave $10,000 to the San Diego Film Foundation in support of ...more»

Pala Safety Committee offers summer barbecue safety tips

Here are your August barbecue tips provided by the Fire Prevention & Control Board and the Pala Safety Committee. To make summer barbecues a safe and fun experience for everyone: * Keep children away ...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»

Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case...
Fmr. teacher sentenced in Delaware County for inappropriately touching students
The sentencing for a former second grade teacher charged with sexually assaulting a dozen young students got underway Tuesday.
EB Pa. Turnpike closed in Southampton after crash
A car and tractor trailer collided on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, closing the eastbound lanes of the highway in Southampton, Pa.
AccuWeather: Storms give way to more heat
Meteorologist David Murphy says this morning's thunderstorms will give way to more high heat and humidity.
Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it's not clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning, as 60 mph winds collapsed the tent, killing two spectators and sending about 32 others to hospitals...
Ex-Tulsa sheriff's spokesman says he was wrongfully fired
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former spokesman for an Oklahoma sheriff's office says he was wrongfully fired following the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a volunteer deputy.
Police: Tombstone of 'Roots' author's grandmother vandalized
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Police say the tombstone of a relative of "Roots" author Alex Haley has been vandalized with the words "White Lives Matter."
The Latest: Final phase of James Holmes' sentencing begins
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):

Valley Center’s Steve Becvar going to the Gulls

The times they are a-changin’ for Valley Center’s Steve Becvar. He’s going from executive director of the Greater San Diego Chapter of the ALS Association to its Board of Directors as ...more»

Hiking Wilderness Gardens Preserve, 14209 Highway 76, Pala

Editor’s Note: Canyoneers are San Diego Natural History Museum volunteers trained to lead interpretive nature walks that teach appreciation for the great outdoors....more»

California should be a ‘No ALEC Zone’

Editor’s Note: State Sen. Joel Anderson, (R-38th District) who represents Valley Center in the California Legislature, doubles as ALEC’s legislator of the year....more»

VC residents urged to oppose Lilac Hills Ranch

Thanks Roadrunner. I was very glad to see your write-up on all the projects coming to Valley Center. I have been very puzzled to learn just how many residents in this town do not know about all this growth ...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»

Merritt, Chappell share lead, Tiger slips back
(Reuters) - Americans Troy Merritt and Kevin Chappell, both looking for their first PGA Tour wins, shared a one-shot lead after Saturday's third round of the Quicken Loans National, while tournament host Tiger Woods fell from contention...
Tiger falters as Merritt, Chappell share PGA lead
Troy Merritt fired a tournament record 10-under par 61 Saturday to share the PGA Quicken Loans National lead with Kevin Chappell while Tiger Woods struggled and fell out of contention. Merritt, a 29-year-old American ranked 180th in the world, birdied the first five holes and finished with 11 birdies against a lone bogey in the third round at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club...
Swing struggles return as Tiger stumbles back
Tiger Woods, who raised hopes of ending a two-year win drought with a solid start at the PGA Quicken Loans National, stumbled from contention Saturday with a three-over par 74. A day after a shooting a 66, his lowest round of the year in relation to par, Woods was back to the erratic play that has dominated his past two seasons, campaigns marked by back surgery, swing changes and the worst rounds of his career...
Korean Ko and Taiwanese Lu share Turnberry lead
South Korean Ko Jin-young and Teresa Lu of Taiwan shared the lead after the third round of the Women's British Open at Turnberry on Saturday. Both players carded three-under-par 69s to finish level on 208, eight under, one ahead of overnight leader Suzann Pettersen of Norway (72)...

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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