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Lilac Hills Ranch hits Shakespearean note at meet

Lilac Hills Ranch management went all Hamlet at the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce last week during its "Lunch and Learn" session. Which is to say, much like Osric’s call on the early swordplay ...more»

VCPUSD between sacred rock and a sports field place

A funny thing happened on the way to building the new soccer and lacrosse sports fields at the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District (VCPUSD) property off Cole Grade Road....more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....more»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving 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, awesome 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, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Obama to propose protecting U.S. Arctic wildlife refuge from drilling
By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will propose expanding the protected area of Alaska's Arctic refuge by 12.28 million acres (4.97 million hectares), including the state's Coastal Plain where oil and gas are drilled, the Interior Department said on Sunday...
Senior House Republican says housing finance reform 'huge priority'
A top U.S. Republican lawmaker will revisit a plan to reduce government involvement in the country's housing finance system, and expects Senate colleagues to be receptive to potential changes, according to an interview aired on C-SPAN on Sunday...
UPDATED MAPS: Two winter storms
AccuWeather is tracking two storms headed our way: a clipper system Sunday into Monday, and a potentially major winter storm Monday night into Tuesday.
'American Sniper' holds top spot at weekend box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "American Sniper" hit the mark with moviegoers again.
Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the Coastal Plain, as a wilderness area...
National NAACP leader urges pursuit of justice
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The national leader of the NAACP says people should not be deterred from pursuing justice while possible hate crimes are being investigated, including an attempted bombing in Colorado Springs near the headquarters of the NAACP...
Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia Airport
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing hours, over bridges or through a tunnel, to travel a mere eight miles from midtown Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport in Queens...
Residents: Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Throughout the quieter parts of the French Quarter, residents and businesses have posted signs that read "Caution: Walk in Large Groups. We (heart) N.O.P.D. We Just Need More...

Valley Center High School varsity boys basketball falls to 13-4

The Valley League is going to be tough this year, but despite a 56-48 loss to Poway high last week, the Valley Center High boys varsity basketball team sat atop league standings recently with a 13-4 record....more»

VC staff, students square off in charity basketball bash

It was time for students to turn the tables on staff at Valley Center High School basketball court last week. A friendly, but highly competitive first-ever annual student-staff basketball game to raise ...more»

VC High names students of the month

James Schwindt James Schwindt is a senior at Valley Center High School. He prides himself with being diligent and industrious and said he is extremely grateful to be chosen for Jag of Month....more»

We asked. You spoke. We listened.

A few weeks ago we ran a polite solicitation for feedback on what people liked or didn’t like in the Valley Roadrunner. What the heck? It’s kind of a pointless exercise putting out a newspaper ...more»

VC Bike Park takes shape

The much-anticipated future is now in sight for the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park at Cole Grade Park behind the softball field, 28751 Cole Grade Road....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»

Compton shares PGA lead as Kuchar stumbles late
Erik Compton, a runner-up at last year's US Open, fired a five-under par 67 to grab a share of the lead after Saturday's third round of the US PGA Tour Humana Challenge. In a tournament that uses three courses in the California desert, two-time heart transplant recipient Compton finished his round on the PGA West Nicklaus course level after 54 holes with fellow Americans Bill Haas, Justin Thomas and Michael Putnam on 17-under 199...
Pacesetting Kuchar slips back with messy finish
(Reuters) - Overnight leader Matt Kuchar surprisingly dropped three shots in his last four holes to finish the third round of the $5.7 million Humana Challenge one stroke off the pace at La Quinta on Saturday...
Golf-Pacesetting Kuchar slips back with messy finish
Overnight leader Matt Kuchar surprisingly dropped three shots in his last four holes to finish the third round of the $5.7 million Humana Challenge one stroke off the pace at La Quinta on Saturday. Two ahead and seemingly cruising on another gorgeous day of dazzling sunshine in the California desert, Kuchar bogeyed the 15th, 17th and the last for a one-under-par 71 on the Palmer Private course at PGA West, one of three co-hosting venues...
Aldridge to play, delay surgery on injured thumb
Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has postponed planned surgery on an injured left thumb and will stay in the lineup, the NBA club said Saturday. The update came two days after the Trail Blazers announced Aldridge could miss between six weeks and two months of the season for an operation on a torn ligament...

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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