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Donating avocados to a local food bank

Julie Wright and her family live on three acres in Valley Center. They have 150 avocado trees that produce 800 pounds of avocados each year. "The commercial value if we sell them is approximately $500....more»

Boys and Girls Club, History Museum

The Valley Center branch of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater San Diego and the Valley Center History Museum were allocated Neighborhood Reinvestment Program grants April 15....more»

Spring Fling includes Country Flea Market

The second annual Country Flea Market will take place at Bates Nut Farm on April 26 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Country Flea Market coincides with an entire weekend of activities including the Spring ...more»

Broken Rock Ranch is a Valley Center gem

Managers Will and Cami Voertman of Broken Rock Ranch want to share a secret with the community. They believe that their ranch is the best-kept secret in Valley Center....more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church Ridgeview Church This church includes a cross-section of valley people from ranchers to desk-jockeys, the greatest generation to gen X’rs, music that incorporates classic hymns ...more»

Church News

Ridgeview Church A cross-section of Valley people; from wood-carvers to attorneys, cow-girls to head-bangers — great music and sermons that are entertaining, illuminating, and usually not boring ...more»

Fire continues at Wyoming natgas facility, disrupts supply: Williams
A fire is still raging at Williams Companies Inc's natural gas processing plant in Opal, Wyoming, that exploded on Wednesday afternoon, disrupting regional supplies, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday...
Group committed to Afghanistan despite shooting
LEMOYNE, Pa. (AP) — Officials at a U.S. health care nonprofit say they are working closely with authorities investigating a shooting at their Kabul hospital that killed three American physicians and wounded a U...
Big riders mean big horses on Western trails
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain...
UN Security Council threatens sanctions at S.Sudan
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expressing rare "horror" at the recent massacre of civilians in South Sudan and threatens sanctions.
GOP senators attack Obama deportations review
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the nation's deportations policy...
Philadelphia newspaper guild won't bid for company
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The local newspaper guild has dropped out of the upcoming auction for Philadelphia's two largest newspapers.
Man gets life in prison in retirement home deaths
DETROIT (AP) — A 67-year-old grandfather was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with no chance of parole in the killing of two women at a Detroit retirement home.
Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury
NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a Manhattan hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said...

Jaguars host track and field invitational

Despite Spring Break, participant turnout was remarkable as the Jaguars of Valley Center hosted their annual track and field invitational last Saturday at the high school athletic field....more»

VCHS girls lacrosse defeated by Del Norte

The Valley Center girls varsity lacrosse team was dealt a hard-fought defeat by the Del Norte High School Nighthawks on their home turf on Monday evening....more»

Adults should act like adults

As reported in last week’s Valley Roadrunner, Valley Center Pauma Unified School District member Michael Robledo angrily stormed out of a recent school board meeting during a discussion on school ...more»

The Jaguars’ Spot

Dr. Seuss wrote, "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." It’s been years since this classic children’s tale has been read ...more»

Huge win for solar homes

The California Public Utilities Commission made a final decision today that has solar homeowners celebrating. The Commission unanimously voted to protect California’s solar customers’ net ...more»

100 places offering free tax help

Getting something for free does not happen often for Linda McIntear. So when she heard from a neighbor last year that the International Rescue Committee in City Heights was helping file taxes for free, ...more»

Emmy Award winner to discuss film

On February 3, the Pauma Valley Lions Club will host a discussion with Kilma Lattin, a member of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, U.S. Army veteran and business executive....more»

See you at the Library

The Friends of the Valley Center Library has good news for Valley Center and Library supporters. We now have a beautiful web site and a new email address, so that we can stay in touch with the community....more»

Seahawks to open NFL season vs. Packers
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike McCarthy promises there won't be any bad memories plaguing his Green Bay Packers when they open the NFL season on Sept. 4 at Super Bowl champion Seattle.
Stars even with Ducks after 4-2 win in Game 4
DALLAS (AP) — The young Dallas Stars keep overcoming early 2-0 deficits. With their latest comeback in Game 4, they are now even with the top-seeded Anaheim Ducks.
Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues, 4-3 in OT
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane had his shot all along. Same for his dazzling puck-handling skills and the vision that sees the plays before they happen.
Announcer relishes role as voice of Kentucky Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From his perch with a panoramic view of the world's most famous racetrack, the new voice of Churchill Downs will sit out one of the most anticipated moments of the tradition-soaked Kentucky Derby...

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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