Tuesday, September 16, 2014 08:35

Obituary: Charlene Marie Ball (1927 2014)

Charlene Marie Ball, 87, of Valley Center, died at 10:05 p.m. on May 26 at her home following a brief illness and hospice care. Charlene, the daughter of Herman and Alice Mielke, was born July 29, 1927 in Pittsburg, KS....more»

Homesteaders hosting open enrollment event

The Homesteaders 4-H Club of Valley Center is seeking new members for the 2014-15 program year. All youth ages five to 19 may join. Find out more at the group's enrollment open house on Sept....more»

Bates Nut Farm features fall festivities

This year, autumn is celebrated at Bates Nut Farm with the largest, oldest, and most famous pumpkin patch in San Diego County. For over 30 years, families have made an annual visit to the Pumpkin Patch in search of the perfect pumpkin....more»

Valley Briefs


The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Center. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling Capacity in the VC Villages, will be hosted by VC Municipal Water District and presented by General Manager Gary Arant, and district engineer Wally Grabbe.


BLOOD DRIVE Harrah's Resort Southern California will host the San Diego Blood Bank for a community blood drive today, September 4 from 7 a.m. 5 p.m....more»

SD Archaeological Center presents 'Wine and Chocolate'

Chocolate lovers are in for a real treat at the San Diego Archaeological Center's Ancient Indulgences Wine and Chocolate event scheduled for Sept. 13....more»

Lake Wohlford set to change to fall hours

The local Lake Wohlford is open from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. every day of the week. The dock closes at 7 p.m. The last plant was 1,000 pounds of channel catfish on July 31....more»

Mandatory water restrictions implemented in VC

The governor of the State of California has ordered the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory water use restrictions for all retail water providers....more»

Henry (Dick) Richard Kraus

Long time Valley Center resident Dick Kraus passed away peacefully in his home on Aug. 4, 2014. He was 89 and lived a very full life. Born in Los Angeles in 1925, Dick joined the Navy at 18 and received his wings as a naval aviator just as the war was winding down....more»

Valley Center Municipal Water Board Employees of the Quarter

July 2014 Employees of the Quarter Awards were presented to nine members of the Operations and Facilities Department of the VCMWD. They were recognized for working two 24-hour shifts in a week to repair a 42-inch water main pipe, which ruptured on Memorial Day 2014....more»
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