Saturday, October 25, 2014 • 10:05

Fire District vote crucial to success of independent department

With the decision to create its own fire department in August, ensuring the right candidates are elected to the VCFPD to see the implementation through is crucial for success....more»

Flu season is here, time to prepare

Flu season is here and local Palomar Health is prepared. Each year, Palomar Health makes certain the flu shot program is available to Valley Center and surrounding communities....more»

Proposition 45 would put regulations on health insurance

California’s Proposition 45, the Public Notice Required for Insurance Company Rates Initiative, is up for vote this year as an initiated state statute....more»

Deer Springs Fire District, a ‘critical decision’

Editors Note: As Election Day fast approaches the Valley Roadrunner is striving to be your leading source for election coverage. From candidate profiles to Election Day Coverage, the Valley Roadrunner ...more»

Emergency Calls October 10 – 16

October 10 - Medical aid on Lilac Road. Chest pain. Patient transported to Palomar Medical Center (PMC). - Traffic collision near the intersection of Cole Grade Road and Cool Valley Ranch Road....more»

Sheriff’s Blotter October 9 – 15

October 9 - A man reported being the victim of a simple battery on Harrah’s Rincon Way at 11:45 p.m. October 10 - A stolen vehicle report was taken near the intersection of Nyemii Pass and North ...more»

Zombies invade Grape Day Park

Zombies of all ages are invited to attend the second annual Zombie Food Truck Festival hosted by Lucks Media Group. The zombie invasion will take place at Grape Day Park in Escondido on Oct....more»

Valley Center Art Association hosting show

Valley Center Artists, save the date! The Valley Center Art Association (VCAA) will hold the 2014 annual Open Art Show at the Valley Center Library on Nov....more»

The Addams Family – A ghoulish stage production

Valley Center is invited to join The Addams Family for a musical comedy celebration with an upcoming production sponsored by the Christian Youth Theater (CYT)....more»

Five vie for Parks and Rec Board, water bond up for consideration

Editors Note: As Election Day fast approaches, the Valley Roadrunner is striving to be your leading source for election coverage. From candidate profiles to Election Day Coverage, the Valley Roadrunner ...more»

SANDAG approves final 2014 RTIP

The San Diego Association of Governments approved the final 2014 Regional Transportation Improvement Program. A 15-0 SANDAG board vote September 26, with representatives from four cities absent, approved ...more»

Emergency Calls October 3 - 8

October 3 - Medical aid near the intersection of Lilac Road and Keys Creek. Assault. Cancelled by Sheriff’s Dept. - Medical aid on Lilac Road, No assistance needed....more»

Sheriff’s Blotter October 3-7

October 3 - A stolen white 4-door sedan valued at $5,000 was recovered near the intersection of Hollyhill Road and Gopher Canyon Road at 8:38 a.m. - Extra patrol on Nyemii Pass at 11:57 a....more»

Block Party returns to roots

The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce’s third annual block party will return to where it all started on Nov. 8. This year’s event will be held at A1 Irrigation Do It Best Hardware, the same ...more»

Jag Students of the Month: October 2014

Suzy Henderson is enjoying the start to her senior year at Valley Center High School. She has anxiously watched both of her older brothers graduate from VCHS in recent years and eagerly awaits the day ...more»

2 painters killed in Ohio water tower accident
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say two men have been killed in an accident while painting a water tower.
Man struck with baseball bat and shot in Queen Village
Police say a man was beaten with a baseball bat and shot in Philadelphia's Queen Village section early Saturday morning.
Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him...
Boy, 9, among 4 youths charged in robbery beating
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say four Rhode Island boys ranging from 9 to 14 years old robbed and beat a man in Providence.
AccuWeather: A Beautiful Fall Weekend
Meteorologist Chris Sowers says expect a mild weekend with plenty of sunshine.
Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast
NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start...
Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola
New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation.
Police: Man in wheelchair steals donation money in South Philly Wawa
Police say a man who entered a Wawa store in a wheelchair, stole money from a donation jar in South Philadelphia early Saturday morning.
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