Sunday, October 04, 2015 • 06:27

Ambulance dispatched to infant who struck head

On Friday, October 2, at 12:24 p.m., Valley Center Fire Engine 1611 and Mercy Ambulance 1691 were dispatched to medical incident where an infant had fallen and struck its head....more»

We’re Back! Newspaper once more locally owned

The Roadrunner has a new owner, lifelong Valley Center resident Justin Salter, who is taking over a publication that has a long and proud history. The cycle of life of Valley Center’s traditional ...more»

Democratic Club: registration and getting people to vote is their goal

Nothing says commitment to community like being willing to stick your feet in politics. Both major political parties have always relied on local volunteers to labor in the grassroots....more»

On the Menu

I am a mom of a 7-year-old boy and have a full time career just like many of you. On the side my passions are food and music. I have been published in various wellness and healthy eating newsletters throughout ...more»

Church News

St. Stephen Catholic Church Now that school has started, St. Stephen Church will hold Faith Formation for all youth Kindergarten through High School. CCD (K through grade 5) is each Wednesday afternoon ...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, thought-provoking ...more»

Bermuda starting to feel the effects of Hurricane Joaquin
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Bermuda was bracing on Sunday for Hurricane Joaquin, which was tracking northward toward the wealthy financial haven and tourist destination after plowing through the Bahamas...
Former president healing nicely after summer spill
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is healing well after taking a fall this summer, feeling good enough to go out on his speedboat and even visit a local biker bar with his wife...
How drunk? Estimates questioned in drunken-driving cases
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — The way prosecutors see it, Oneil Sharpe Jr. was drunk when he raced down a Long Island highway at nearly 100 mph this summer and slammed into a car carrying a family home from a church gathering, causing a fiery wreck that killed a father and his two children...
The Latest: Power restored in rain-soaked New Jersey
The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local):
Man dies after hit-and-run in Wilmington
A man is dead after a hit-and-run in Wilmington.
The Latest: Hurricane Joaquin menacing Bermuda
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — The latest on Hurricane Joaquin and the storm's predicted path. (All times local):
Ohio mom says son knew risks of painkiller-laced heroin
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio mother whose adult son died of a drug overdose this year said her son knew the risks posed by painkiller-laced heroin flooding the state.
Police officers' names still secret 3 years after shooting
RIDGEWAY, S.C. (AP) — It's been nearly three years since Gregory McDaniel was shot twice, losing a kidney, during a police drug raid on a South Carolina home where he was sleeping. But no one will tell McDaniel who shot him...

Reilly-Hernandez Combo Torches West Hills in 35-12 VC Victory

To say quarterback Rhett Reilly and receiver Nieko Hernandez have got chemistry is an understatement. These guys have rapport to the max. The simpatico they share is remarkable....more»

Home Run Hitter Hernandez is Valley Center’s Lethal Weapon

Man, Nieko Hernandez can be one scary dude. Not in the conventional sense. Off the football field, he’s a pleasant and accommodating young man. But put him in a uniform and place a football in his ...more»

The running of the bull

So, after two years of wandering in the wilderness, putting out first the Valley Center Press and then the Times Advocate, I have arrived back where I started—my old home at The Roadrunner just ...more»

Why Lilac Hills Ranch should not be approved

Valley Center is a very special rural community in San Diego County. The members of the Valley Center Community Planning Group volunteer their time and efforts to work towards making our fair community ...more»

VC Fire District begins paramedic service locally

As of today, if you need an ambulance in Valley Center, you will get the highest level of medical attention available. It’s the service that "people in Valley Center always thought they had," ...more»

Patty Gomez: on a mission to give everyone a massage

"It’s not a job to me, it’s a passion," says Patty Gomez, a massage therapist who opened Well-Being Massage in May. "I’m on a mission. I want everyone to receive a massage sometime in ...more»

CCAE offers two dance productions in October

Coming up on October 22 & 24 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, two celebrated dance productions including Shaping Sound (October 22) and MOMIX: Alchemia (October 24) will dazzle San Diego ...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»

Rangers lock up playoff spot
The Texas Rangers clinched a wild card berth and moved to the cusp of their sixth division title with a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels. Adrian Beltre blasted a three-run double for Texas who can do no worse than a wild card after their third straight Major League Baseball win...
Desperate Ravens finally get into win column
The Baltimore Ravens took a step towards putting their disappointing start to the season behind them by avoiding late mistakes en route to a 23-20 overtime win over Pittsburgh on Thursday. Justin Tucker belted a 52-yard field goal with 5:08 remaining in overtime as the Ravens won their first game after having lost their first three contests by a combined 14 points with each defeat marked by untimely late errors...
Superior kicking leads Ravens past Steelers in OT
(The Sports Xchange) - Justin Tucker stood at the podium, faced the media and cracked a joke while cradling the game ball under his right arm. "You probably don't want to hear some kicker stand up here and give a detailed explanation about a kick," Baltimore's kicker said on Thursday after the Ravens beat the Steelers 23-20...
Rangers clinch playoff berth with 5-3 victory
(The Sports Xchange) - The Texas Rangers guaranteed themselves a post-season spot by beating the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday with third baseman Adrian Beltre driving in three runs for Texas, though just making the playoffs was not enough for the team...

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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