Tuesday, July 22, 2014 • 10:56

Rock Legend shares insights through books, music

When Rick Springfield plays at Harrah’s Casino on July 20, attendees won’t just be enjoying his music, they’ll be seeing a real renaissance man in action....more»

Upcoming wildfire season necessitates: Fight or Flight

San Diego County is learning to live with wildfires year round. It is not going away anytime soon. The perennial warm climate grows any flammable fuels back almost annually and everyday seems to be fire ...more»

Palomar Mountain Road: Beautiful and dangerous

Anyone who has traveled along the road winding around Palomar Mountain will agree the views are exhilarating and the scenery is spectacular. A traveler on Palomar Mountain might see an owl, eagle, or ...more»

Valley Briefs

BARK FOR LIFE Bark For Life Valley Center will hold its first fundraiser, Waggin for Brews on Sunday, July 27 from noon to 3 p.m. at RIP Current Brewing located at 1325 Grand Ave,....more»

Summerland Tour 2014 at Harrah’s Resort

alifornia celebrates summer with alternative rock music of the 90s when Summerland Tour hits the stage at The Event Center on July 19 at 8 p.m. featuring Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog....more»

Emergency Calls July 7 - 13

July 1 - Illegal burning on Lilac Road. Unable to locate. July 8 - Medical aid on Lilac Road. Patient remained against medical advice. - Medical aid on Soldier Oaks Way....more»

Sheriff’s Blotter July 6 - 12

July 6 - A subject stop on Nyemii Pass at 2:52 a.m. resulted in the arrest of a man for felony possession of a controlled substance; for use/under the influence of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor; ...more»

Lilac Hills Ranch subcommittee approves letter

Members of the Lilac Hills Ranch Subcommittee voted to send a cover letter addressing the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report (REIR) to the Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) for approval....more»

Valley Briefs

OFFICERS RE-ELECTED AT VALLEY CENTER MUSEUM All officers of Valley Center History Museum, Inc. were re-elected at the organizations recent annual meeting....more»

Two Pauma Valley growers recognized by Sunkist

The Lyall and Kariya families of Pauma Valley have been selected to participate in the Sunkist Family Stories by sharing every day experiences providing a glimpse into the lives of today’s Southern ...more»

Mobility Subcommittee replies to intersection alternatives

During the June 30 meeting of the Mobility Subcommittee of the Valley Center Planning Group, discussion was primarily focused on Cal Trans’ three project alternative designs for the Highway 76 and ...more»

Kertz takes supreme grand champion at fair

For the second year in a row, Zachary Kertz earned supreme grand champion honors for market beef at the San Diego County Fair. Kertz, who graduated from Valley Center High School last year and competed ...more»

Emergency Calls July 1 - 6

July 1 - Snake removal on Calle De Vista. - Medical aid on Paradise Mountain Road for chest pain. Cancelled en route. - Medical aid on Cole Grade Road....more»

Sheriff’s Blotter June 30 - July 5

June 30 - A subject stop at Valley Center Road at 1:29 a.m. resulted in the arrest of a man for a felony bench warrant and for felony possession of a controlled substance....more»

Emergency Calls June 25 - 30

June 25 - Medical aid on Lilac Road. Fall patient with knee injury. Patient remained against medical advice. - Traffic collision near the intersection of Valley Center Road and Mira De Valle....more»

2 South Texas police officers shot serving warrant
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) — Two police officers in South Texas were shot Tuesday while serving a warrant, authorities said, and the suspected shooter was barricaded inside the house, holding officers at bay with multiple rounds of gunfire...
GOP voters in Georgia decide Senate nominee
ATLANTA (AP) — Early returns Tuesday suggest a long night of vote counting in a tight race for Georgia's Republican Senate nomination between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue...
U.S. court rulings create new uncertainty over Obamacare
By David Morgan and Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. judicial panels on Tuesday injected new uncertainty into the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conflicting rulings over whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans...
Obama government looks to satisfy religious groups on Obamacare
The Obama administration is developing a method for religious organizations opposed to contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act to opt out of providing the coverage in their health plans without filling out a form...
U.S. announces arrests in border crackdown on human smuggling
U.S. officials have made almost 200 arrests and seized more than $625,000 in illicit profits in a month-long crackdown on human smuggling in response to an influx of illegal immigration into Texas, the Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday...
Today in History
Today is Wednesday, July 23, the 204th day of 2014. There are 161 days left in the year.
Dog found chained, choking in Philly park
The Pennsylvania SPCA is offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest after a dog was found chained up and choking in a Philadelphia park.
Local families keep track of teens in Israel
Because it's the summer, there are thousands of American students from Jewish communities in Israel right now at camps and on tours.