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Chimes ringing as Liberty Bell Plaza gets down to business

With development issues front and center around Palomar Country this week, a blast from the past appeared primed for takeoff. After nearly a decade of trying to get the show on the road, Liberty ...more»

Housing development by any other name proceeds at former Konyn Dairy site

You can call it Touchstone. Or you can call it True Life. Or you can call it Park Circle. Like the old Natural Light Beer "You can call me Ray" tagline, the old Konyn Dairy property on Valley Center ...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»

Police: Blood, phone link suspect to slain Indiana student
NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Court documents released after a man was charged in the slaying of an Indiana University student say investigators found blood in the suspect's vehicle and discovered his cellphone next to the woman's body...
Boston bomber's lawyer urges 'unrelenting punishment' over death
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was adrift and following his obsessive older brother when he carried out the deadly 2013 attack, a defense lawyer said on Monday as he urged a jury to spare his client's life...
Mourners line up for Baltimore man who died in police custody
By Ian Simpson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Mourners lined up on Monday before the funeral of a Baltimore black man who died in police custody, a death that has led to protests in the latest outcry over U.S...
Jury in case of missing N.Y. boy starts ninth day of deliberations
By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jurors in the trial of a former deli worker who confessed to killing Etan Patz in 1979 began a ninth day of deliberations on Monday with a re-reading of testimony that implicated another, earlier suspect in the case of the missing 6-year-old boy...
Police ID, charge mom after 4 kids locked in basement
Police have identified and charged a mother who they say left her four children locked inside the basement of their Kensington home for more than 12 hours as a punishment.
1 dead after trucks collide and burst into flames in Lower Providence
Police said it was too early to tell if charges would be filed after 2 trucks collided and burst into flames in Lower Providence Township, killing one of the drivers.
Suspect arrested after crashing through Utah airport fence
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man has been arrested after crashing through a fence and sprinting onto a runway at the Salt Lake City airport early Monday.
Storms hamper search for 4 sailors missing on Alabama coast
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Thunderstorms rolling across the Gulf Coast hampered the search Monday for four boaters still missing two days after a deadly squall overturned sailboats during a yearly race in Mobile Bay...

Jaguars baseball team early Valley League leaders

For now, Valley Center High School's baseball team sits in the catbird seat atop the Valley League tote board. However, the league season is early and the major tests for the Jaguars and their 2015 league ...more»

Awards highlight Valley Center High School's annual wrestling team banquet

The Valley Center Wrestling Team held its annual team banquet at the Valley Center High School on April 6. Coach Wesley Jones thanked his assistant coaches and staff, all of whom worked very hard ...more»

The VCCPG case against Lilac Hills Ranch

(Editor's Note: After nearly three hours of often contentious discussion, the Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) gave the proposed 1,760-home Lilac Hills Ranch the thumbs down by a 11-2 vote ...more»

Lilac Hills Ranch responds

(Editor's Note: On Wednesday, April 15, the Roadrunner asked Lilac Hills Ranch management to provide an op/ed piece to run side-by-side the excerpted Valley Center Community Planning "Comments on the ...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»

Late birdies spur Rose to PGA Zurich Classic win
Justin Rose capped a marathon with back-to-back birdies at the last two holes to clinch the US PGA Tour's Zurich Classic by one stroke in a thrilling finale. Rose had six birdies in his six-under 66 in the final round of the New Orleans tournament -- which was beset by weather delays -- and Sunday's victory represents a satisfying follow-up to the Englishman's share of second behind Jordan Spieth at the recent Masters...
Cavaliers, Wizards reach second-round NBA playoffs
Battered but unbowed, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 101-93 to reach the second round of the NBA playoffs. With 27 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists from LeBron James, the Cavs on Sunday withstood the early exit of star forward Kevin Love with a dislocated shoulder to complete a 4-0 sweep of the Celtics in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round series...
Ko beats Pressel in playoff to claim seventh LPGA title
(Reuters) - Lydia Ko secured a late birthday present when she birdied the second extra hole to beat American Morgan Pressel in a playoff at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic in California on Sunday. "It's been a great birthday week again," Ko told the Golf Channel after sinking her winning putt from four feet at the Lake Merced course in San Francisco...
Golf-World Rankings
April 27 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 11.21 2. (2) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 9.08 3. (3) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 7.35 4. (4) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 7.18 5. (5) Jim Furyk (U...

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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