Sunday, November 23, 2014 • 06:40

Valley Center ranch owner on trial for alleged fake cancer cures

Valley Center ranch owner Robert Oldham Young was due for a San Diego Superior Court appearance on Nov. 20 on six felony charges related to offering fake cancer cures to terminally ill people....more»

Planning Commission Mobility Subcommittee examining several traffic options

Limiting tractor-trailer size on West Lilac Road, posting larger speed signs south of Woods Valley Road at Valley Center Road, and adding a yield sign for Vesper Road at Valley Center Road will be considered ...more»

Emergency Calls November 7 - 13

November 7 - Medical aid on Mesa Crest Road. Fall. Patient transported to Palomar Medical Center (PMC). - Medical aid on Bridlewood Lane. Patient transported to PMC....more»

Sheriff’s Blotter November 7 – 13

November 7 - A vandalism report was taken on Red Iron Bark Drive at 1:33 p.m. Reported stolen were household goods valued at $83,500. - A woman reported being the victim of a garage burglary on Lilac ...more»

Thanksgiving dinner shouldn’t be for pets

Valley Center resident Dorothea Boughdadly, founder of Hoofs and Woof’s Animal Rescue, believes that for Thanksgiving dinner the turkey should be stuffed, not the dog, or even humans for that matter....more»

Annual Teddy Bear Drive kicks off

Nothing brings a smile to a child’s face faster than a teddy bear according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. That is why they chose to host the 24th Annual San Diego Regional ...more»

Brewster, Fiehler, Sisler sign letters of intent

The Nov. 12 letter of intent signing ceremony at the San Diego Hall of Champions drew 178 high school seniors from 58 different schools, including three Valley Center High School twelfth-graders....more»

Church News

Ridgeview Passion for God, compassion for others. Ridgeview Church is "the church for people who don’t do church". Cool people, awesome music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and ...more»

Crime corner: Holiday season safety tips

Criminals do not take the holidays off and fortunately, neither do our deputies. As the holiday season approaches, we often see certain types of crimes increase....more»

Fresh, local, organic turkeys going from Valley Center farm to local tables

All turkeys aren’t created equal. Many of those huge birds are frozen and sold at grocery stores. Something different comes to tables this year in the form of fresh, organically produced turkeys....more»

11-Day restricted water use In effect for Valley Center West Side

In a move unrelated to California’s severe drought, water distribution was scheduled for severe cutbacks along the western edge of the Valley Center Municipal Water District from Nov....more»

Nutcracker to be on stage in Valley Center

For the first time, "The Nutcracker" will appear in Valley Center. A beautiful production of the traditional ballet is being presented by North County Academy of Dance (NCAD)....more»

Local results for 2014 elections

The following are the final election results with 100 percent of the county’s precincts reporting. These results are for San Diego County only. California Governor Jerry Brown (I) 3,049,385 58....more»

A new and improved Palomar Mountain State Park

Through the generosity of donors with their support and contributions to Friends of Palomar Mountain State Park, there have been ongoing park improvements on Palomar Mountain....more»

Emergency Calls October 30 – November 6

October 30 - Medical aid on Lilac Road. Patient transported to Palomar Medical Center (PMC). - Traffic collision on Lake Wohlford Road. Non-injury. October 31 - Medical aid on Crescent Moon Drive....more»

Man struck and killed in Burlington City
New Jersey State Police are investing a fatal accident in Burlington City.
Obama defends moves on immigration
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday dismissed Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States...
Philadelphia Marathon winners cross finish line, check detours
The winners of the Philadelphia Marathon have crossed the finish line.
Flooding could follow heavy snow in western New York
By Mark Blinch BUFFALO (Reuters) - Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet (2 meters) of snow...
Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D...
Fort Drum powered by wood in renewable energy push
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — Bulldozers rumble up and down steaming mountains of wood chips 24 hours a day, stoking the boilers that provide electricity to all 168 square miles of Fort Drum, home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division...
Police: Mother who shot 3 children in Tabernacle dies
State Police say the mother believed to have shot three children in an attempted murder-suicide in Tabernacle, New Jersey has died.