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Valley Center Library volunteers take top honors

It's awards season for Valley Center Library volunteers with one volunteer, in particular, winning top honors on the big stage. That would be Marian Klein, longtime library volunteer and president ...more»

Rancho Guejito matriarch Nancy Coates dies at age 94

The death earlier this month of Nancy Coates at age 94, left a void from Valley Center to Philadelphia, her two hometowns. The widow of oil and real estate magnate Benjamin Coates Sr....more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...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»

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»

Careless smoking blamed for 4-alarm fire in Trenton
Officials say they believe careless smoking was to blame for a 4-alarm fire in Trenton that left residents displaced.
Police: Officers shoot man violently attacking parents
Police officers were forced to shoot a man who they say was violently attacking his parents with a knife in an apartment in Hamilton Township, New Jersey.
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges
Sen. Bob Menendez predicted he would be "vindicated" and said "this is not how my career is going to end" in a defiant statement in front of reporters and cheering supporters Wednesday evening...
Indiana family says their pizzeria won't cater gay weddings
WALKERTON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman whose family owns a small-town pizzeria says the state's new religious objections law supports the restaurant's right to deny service to any same-sex couples who might ask them to cater their wedding...
Arizona recycling truck driver saves kitten from the trash
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A recycling truck driver in suburban Phoenix is being credited with saving a kitten from the trash.
Assistant fire chief in Indiana demoted after tying noose
MARION, Ind. (AP) — An assistant fire chief in Indiana has accepted a demotion after tying a rope into a noose in the presence of a black firefighter whose wife belongs to the family of a lynching victim...
Woman charged with killing lawyer in DC hotel
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have charged a 21-year-old woman in the stabbing death of a lawyer at an upscale hotel in Washington, D.C.
Colorado theater shooting case costs $2.2M before trial
DENVER (AP) — Public spending to investigate and prosecute Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes has surpassed $2.2 million, weeks before opening statements in his trial, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press...

Valley Center High baseball squad has a tough week

Valley Center High School baseball coach Ron Sisler wasn't having any idle chatter at the Jaguars dugout last week before a tilt against Mission Hills High School of San Marcos....more»

Valley Center boys lacrosse team off to a good start this season

So far so good for the Valley Center High School boys lacrosse team and perhaps the best is yet to come. The Jaguars stick-and-ballers have sprinted out to a 3-1 season with two home wins, the latest ...more»

Valley Center boasts rich Jewish history

Editor's Note: Robert Lerner is historian of the Valley Center Historical Society and History Museum. Visit www.vchistory.org for more information. This column originally was printed in the San Diego ...more»

Eagle Scout takes flag to heart

My name is Dustin Prayther and I am 16 years old. I started scouting in 2007 with Valley Center Cub Scout Pack 619. I am now a Life Scout in Valley Center Boy Scout Troop 619....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»

Transient Occupancy Tax ordinance modified to clarify exemptions

The County of San Diego’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT,) basically a hotel tax, will remain at eight percent, but changes to the TOT ordinance will ensure that those whose exemption from payment ...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»

Golf-Webb, Tseng not ready to concede spotlight to new breed
By Andrew Both March 31 (Reuters) - As the LPGA focus turns to the glut of youthful talent, two former number ones are showing that women's golf is not exclusively a preserve of the very young. Karrie Webb and Yani Tseng have won 12 majors between them but are not prepared to rest on their laurels and might just make their presence felt at this week's ANA Inspiration in California, the first major of the year...
Golf-Ko's consistency a major topic at Mission Hills
By Mark Lamport-Stokes RANCHO MIRAGE, California, March 31 (Reuters) - World number one Lydia Ko has yet to win a major title but the 17-year-old prodigy has already achieved so much in golf that she enters this week's ANA Inspiration envied by many of her rivals...
Golf-Winners of the ANA Inspiration
March 31 (Reuters) - Winners of the ANA Inspiration, being played this week from April 2-5 at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California, since the inaugural edition in 1972 (U.S. ...
Ex-NFL star 'swore on his baby's life' he didn't commit murder
By Daniel Lovering FALL River, Mass. (Reuters) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez insisted he had nothing to do with the shooting death of an acquaintance near his home when the team's owner and security director confronted him, a jury at his trial heard on Tuesday...

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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