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DUI Checkpoint in Valley Center Friday

The Oceanside Office of the California Highway Patrol will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Friday August 22, 2014, within the unincorporated area of Valley Center, San Diego County....more»
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VC museum showcases gems desired by Chinese Empress

The last Empress of China never set foot in Valley Center or in the nearby community of Pala. But, after Tzu-Hsi died in 1908, it was revealed that her body was covered with hordes of gems and gemstones from local mines....more»
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Planning Group discusses options for beekeeping

The Aug. 11 Valley Center Community Planning Group meeting began with Tracy Ellis of the County Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures who provided an update on options to promote and protect beekeeping operations in San Diego County....more»
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County gives approval to shoot feral pigs

County employees and contractors now have permission to shoot feral pigs in county parks. The first reading and introduction of the ordinance was approved on a 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote July 30....more»

Valley Briefs

EVENING STARGAZING Valley Center Trails Association in conjunction with Friends of Hellhole Canyon Preserve will offer a Guided Evening Stargazing program on Saturday, Sept....more»

Sheriff's Blotter August 9 - 17

August 9 - Two men reported being the victims of an undefined robbery on Harrahs Rincon Way at 3:53 a.m. Stolen was a watch valued at $50 and a ball cap valued at $25....more»
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Valley Center's Cosmic Solar succeeding, expanding

Like many successful businesses, Cosmic Solar, Inc. started in a home. In the case of Cosmic Solar, it was the guest house over Bahram and Judith Shadzi's garage in Valley Center....more»
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Palomar Mountain Fire Department presents barbecue fundraiser

The 37th annual barbecue fundraiser sponsored by the Palomar Mountain Volunteer Fire Department will take place Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Food, music, fun, and games will be featured at the event including The Best of the Best Firefighter Games....more»
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Weaker El Niño pattern could mean less rain for So. Cal

A weaker El Niño pattern than originally predicted could mean less rainfall for drought ridden California this winter, according to a report issued by weather forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society last week....more»
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Loading zones near VC school to be modified

The loading zones on the south side of Fruitvale Road near Valley Center Primary School will soon be modified. A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote Aug....more»
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Water supply alert imposed on Valley Center

Effective Aug. 4, a water supply alert condition exists in Valley Center. The water alert was announced at the VCMWD meeting. During the board meeting, a report was provided on the July 15 action of the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) followed by the July 25 action by the San Diego County Water Authority Board addressing the shortage alert level of their programs and requesting member agencies implement mandatory water use restrictions within their jurisdictions....more»
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Local Boy Scouts improve trail in Palomar Park

Major improvements have been made to Doane Nature Trail, one of Palomar Mountain State Park's most popular trails, by Boy Scout Troup 384 in Temecula....more»

VALLEY BRIEFS

EVENING STARGAZING Valley Center Trails Association in conjunction with Friends of Hellhole Canyon Preserve will offer a Guided Evening Stargazing program on Saturday, Sept....more»

Tribal summit next steps include transportation collaboration

This year's annual San Diego Regional Tribal Summit was held April 11 on the Barona reservation, and on July 26 the San Diego Association of Governments' Borders Committee unanimously recommended that the "next steps" of the proceedings be considered for incorporation into SANDAG's next regional plan....more»

Emergency Calls August 4-9

August 4 - Traffic collision on Lilac Road. Non-injury. August 5 - Medical aid on Lonesome Oak Way for a fall. Patient transported to Palomar Medical Center (PMC)....more»

Sheriff's Blotter August 2-8

August 2 - A special detail report on Harrah's Rincon Way at 1:41 p.m. resulted in the arrest of a man and woman for being drunk in public, Both were charged with being under the influence of alcohol, drugs or a combination of both....more»
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