The Valley Vocal Ensemble (formerly the Inland Chorale), under the direction of Randy Dawkins and accompanied on piano by Virginia Pritchard, will present its 'Christmas: Past and Present' concert at ...more» The future for economic expansion in Valley Center is looking bright this week. Thanks to more participation than originally expected, the South Village Wastewater Expansion Project is moving forward ...more»
There are many important numbers in life, like Sweet 16, turning 40, AARP senior status at 50, Medicare at 65. However, the crown jewel of numbers is 100 — not how fast you are traveling through ...more» Over the past several years, the Valley Center varsity boys basketball team has established itself as a successful program that can contend with much larger schools in the area....more» The cooler, wetter weather means more ticks in San Diego County, and the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) wants you to be aware of the increased possibility of contracting a tick-borne disease....more» Artists usually have a hard time turning a profit in today’s world, but one Valley Center eighth grader has devised a festive plan to do just that. Although she has loved drawing for many years ...more»
|As wine fakers get sharper, industry fights back
SAINT-EMILION, France (AP) — An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes — too new looking, not on the right kind of paper...
Insurance agents feeling left out of "Obamacare"
MIAMI (AP) — When insurance agent Kelly Fristoe recently spent 30 minutes helping a client pick a mid-level health plan and the federal marketplace website froze, he called the government's hotline and tried to finish the application...
Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs...
No hugs allowed? Madison targets pro cuddlers
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's ultra-liberal capital city is a place where just about anything goes, from street parties to naked bike rides. But city officials say a business is pushing even Madison's boundaries by offering, of all things, hugs...
Bride goes to trial in Glacier Park newlywed death
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The bride was having second thoughts eight days after the wedding, sparking an argument between the newlywed couple that carried from their Kalispell, Mont., home to a popular trail in Glacier National Park...
Internet giants weigh in on Ohio defamation suit
CINCINNATI (AP) — From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge's decision in a defamation lawsuit by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader convicted of having sex with her former high school student...
US vet Merrill Newman, 85, home from North Korea
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A tired but smiling 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained in North Korea for several weeks has returned home to applause from supporters, yellow ribbons tied to pillars outside his home and the warm embrace of his family...
Conn. suspect in 3 deaths lets baby go, kills self
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A man suspected of killing three women in an apartment complex shot himself to death in front of police officers after letting a 13-month-old child go free, authorities said Sunday...