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Valley Center man accused of masterminding $6.5M ‘pump-and-dump’ scam

Valley Center has had its share of scandals and curmudgeons to be sure, but multimillion-dollar money-laundering and stock manipulation schemes aren’t associated generally with this rural lifestyle ...more»

Planning group raises Valley development and road concerns

The Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) this week was raising road and development "concerns" based on resident input at group meetings. "The public meetings of late have focused on the South ...more»

A walkabout through Valley Center history

This is the way it was around Valley Center and Palomar Country per the Valley Center History Museum with some national and world events thrown in for good measure....more»

Catch a bite, enjoy view at Smokey’s Lake Wohlford Cafe

Thought I’d get out my East County posting "rut" and still stay within San Diego County, which is about 4,200-square-miles. I had a long story about how we got here, but will leave that for another ...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»

Authorities: 4 dead after small plane crashes in Wisconsin
AMERY, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say four people have died after a small plane crashed in a field in rural western Wisconsin.
AccuWeather: Heat Wave #3 On the Way
Meteorologist Cecily Tynan says heat and humidity will build through Thursday.
Body found in luggage near Seattle, second time since May
The body was discovered at about 8:30 a.m. when a maintenance worker came across the suitcase at a dumpster in an apartment complex in SeaTac, home to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, King County Sheriff's spokesman Stan Seo said...
Man, woman sought in Montgomery County identify theft spree
In Montgomery County, authorities are trying to track down a man and a woman who are using identity theft to steal well over $100,000.
VIDEO: Police chase ends with van flip, driver arrest
The police chase ended with an overturned van and an arrest.
Fiat Chrysler settlement with gov't could prove costly
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out billions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls...
New York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," Vice President Joe Biden helped unveil an ambitious plan Monday to rebuild its collection of aging terminals into a modern, unified hub while easing congestion by doubling the space available for planes to operate...
Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

Kersplat!

Red, white and/or blue, maybe yellow, green and orange, Mr. Paintball USA is shooting up Lake Wohlford Road, but in the fun, non-lethal way. "When we’re reffing," Raúl Anda said, "We get shot ...more»

No-contact period in effect for CIF and school coaches and their players

If you wanted to think about coverage of Valley-Center Pauma Unified School District sports of any kind this week, think again. It’s the heart of the annual CIF no-contact period....more»

State Sen. Joel Anderson comes home to ALEC

Earlier this year, following his sub rosa Washington D.C. meetings with the chief Geico lobbyist, we asked the question: Where in the world is state Sen....more»

Humane Society is doing a lot of good

Animal control is, indeed, a misnomer. The County Department of Animal Services hasn’t gone by that name in many years. It was changed to more accurately reflect their mission, which is to focus ...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»

Hearn eyes history at Canadian Open
David Hearn will try to become the first home-grown golfer in 61 years to win the Canadian Open when he takes a two-stroke lead over Bubba Watson and Jason Day into Sunday's final round. Hearn had five birdies and a bogey in a four-under par 68 on Saturday, his 54-hole total of 201 putting him two shots in front of two-time Masters champion Watson and Australia's world number nine Day...
Hearn closes in on ending 61-year Canada drought at Canadian Open
By Tim Wharnsby OAKVILLE, Ontario (Reuters) - A star-studded group that includes Australian Jason Day and American Bubba Watson will attempt to prevent Canada's David Hearn from making history at the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday...
Phillies' Hamels throws no-hitter against Cubs
(Reuters) - Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies pitched a no-hitter including 13 strikeouts against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Saturday in a 5-0 win. Backed by Ryan Howard, who crushed a three-run homer in the third, the 31-year-old Hamels (6-7) allowed just two baserunners on a pair of walks as he threw 129 pitches to register the first no-hitter at hitter-friendly Wrigley Field in 43 years...
Salas surges four ahead at LPGA Classic
(Reuters) - American Lizette Salas, bidding for a second LPGA title, made a fast start and strong finish to take a commanding four-shot lead after the third round of the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Saturday...

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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