Friday, February 27, 2015 • 04:32

Suspect Wanted in Valley Center Library Burglaries; Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Valley Center Sheriff's Substation want the public's help to identify and locate the suspect wanted in connection with two burglaries at the ...more»

Pastor walks road to glory with heavy wooden cross in tow

Pastor Wes Mauch took a road less traveled through Valley Center last Thursday, carrying a 38-pound wooden cross, a well-worn Bible and message all the way to Rancho Santa Fe....more»

VCPUSD: From safety to summer school

The Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District has issued a school safety update report based on a review of safety and security by San Diego Sheriff's Juvenile Department, the San Diego County Office ...more»

Got art gourds? Valley Center Art Association Feb. 28 sale has them

The second Valley Center Art Association Art Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at The Clubhouse at Woods Valley Golf Course, 14616 Woods Valley Road....more»

Beethoven concert on tap at arts center

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido presents an afternoon of Beethoven's music at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1. Two of Ludwig Van Beethoven’s works, the "Choral Fantasy" and the "Mass in C Major," ...more»

Pala Casino Spa & Resort embarks on $5 million expansion

Pala Casino Spa & Resort has started a $5 million construction project that will add new venues to the property and renovate several existing restaurants....more»


21ST ANNUAL IRISH STEW COOK-OFF Calling all Irish Cooks for the annual Stew Cook-Off to take place at St. Stephen’s Community Hall from 5:30-8 p.m. March 12....more»

Valley Center Library wants dance party; needs instructor

Before you can hold a dance party, you need to get a great dance instructor. The Valley Center Library is looking for a volunteer dance instructor to teach a course in the basics of ballroom dance ...more»

Sheriff's Blotter February 13 - February 18

February 13 Michael Morales, 21, was arrested at Valley Center Road and West Tribal Road around 1:20 a.m. on suspicion of being drunk in public on alcohol, drugs or a combination and was transported ...more»

Emergency Calls February 12 - February 18

February 12 8:03 a.m. Medical aid at Lilac Road with patient transported to Palomar Medical Center. 9:22 a.m. Medical aid at Sunningdale Road with patient transported to Palomar Medical Center....more»

VCFPD pins six newly minted captains

Six new Valley Center Fire Protection District captains were pinned last week, making the Chief Joe Napier appointments official. New captains were Rick Delaney, Phil Carreon and Mike Shore at Station ...more»

Dos Valles Garden Club still blooming at 60

Interested in gardening activities? Valley Center has just the club for you. Dos Valles Garden Club just celebrated its 60th year as it reaches out to the Valley Center and Pauma Valley communities....more»

Rincon Chairman Bo Mazzetti honored at Western Indian Gaming Conference

Bo Mazzetti, chairman of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, was presented with the Fifth Annual Anna Sandoval Leadership Award at the Western Indian Gaming Conference’s Tribal Leaders’ luncheon ...more»

Valley Center Middle School lockdown lifted at 1:20 p.m.

Valley Center Middle School was placed on lockdown around 10:15 a.m. as officials check a nearby house for explosives, officials said. The San Diego Sheriff's Department responded to a domestic disturbance ...more»

Pala’s ultimate underground radio station

Move over WKRP in Cincinnati. Palomar Country has Pala Rez Radio, 91.3 on your dial — that is, if you can get it. And Pala Rez, an iHeartRadio partner, has got "Mark's Groovy Trip" courtesy ...more»

'Just So Tragic': Mom of Slain Hostage Pities 'Jihad John'
Parents of James Foley say terror group must be stopped.
Credit card thief swallows diamond ring, police say
VICTOR, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a New York man suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy expensive jewelry tried to hide some of the evidence by swallowing a diamond ring.
911 caller: Girlfriend confessed to killing chief's brother
CLEVELAND (AP) — A 911 caller reporting the fatal shooting of the brother of Cleveland's police chief said the man's girlfriend confessed to killing him, according to a recording of the call released by the city...
Soldier surprises young daughters at birthday party in Cherry Hill
It was a surprise like no other for two sisters today in Cherry Hill.
Police: 7 killed, gunman dead in southern Missouri
A gunman went house to house, fatally shooting seven people and wounding one overnight in a small southern Missouri town.
New York banana mogul faces prison after beating, fatal sex romp
By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Long Island banana import mogul faces up to 16 years in prison in a series of sentencings that begin on Friday, first in the beating of his girlfriend and then in the 2009 death of a woman who joined him in a three-way sex party...
Police: Mom let tot sip margarita, poured some in sippy cup
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts woman allowed her 2-year-old daughter to sip her margarita at a restaurant and poured some of it into the girl's sippy cup.
House Republicans advance plan for security funding extension
A Republican bill to provide a three-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security cleared a procedural hurdle in the House of Representatives on Friday, indicating support for final passage in the chamber...