A recent slow-speed chase through Valley Center ended with a whimper rather than a shout when a motorist was bitten into submission by a police dog. The man, who police didn’t identify, did not ...more» Led by Valley Center Community Planning Group member Jon Vick, the advisory board last week discussed its continuing push to turn part of the Valley Center-Pauma Valley Unified School District sports ...more» With Thanksgiving just days away, VCFPD would like to remind residents about the dangers that home fires pose during the holiday season. "Holidays always seem to increase the chance and frequency of ...more» Two brothers and another man wanted on suspicion of stabbing a man on Nov. 9 were found nearly two weeks later at Lilac Oaks Campground, according to sheriff’s Sgt....more» At an elevation of 6,138 feet, Palomar Mountain offers a clear view of the vast expanse of night sky filled with millions of brilliantly shimmering stars....more» Valley Center farms continue to struggle with drought conditions by cutting down on acreage and watering along with using well water when available. "It costs a lot of money to feed our plants," said ...more» November 14 - Medical aid near the intersection of Miller Road and Miller Way. No aid required. - Traffic collision on Miller Road. Patient transported to Palomar Medical Center (PMC)....more» November 14 - A man was arrested on Oos Place at 12:42 p.m. for being drunk in public. He was charged with simple battery and being under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or a combination....more» There are only a few days left to file a property tax assessment appeal for fiscal year 2014-2015. Residents can appeal if they feel the value of their property as determined by the county assessor exceeds ...more» The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has received a federal "Reducing Impaired Driving" grant, which will fund 150 sobriety checkpoints, 75 DUI task force operations, proactive DUI enforcement patrols ...more» The holiday season is here and many of us are already planning special celebrations with family, friends, coworkers, classmates, and our church families....more» 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» 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» 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» 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»
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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Several suspected arsons and other incidents are being investigated following the violent protests that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, this week after a grand jury declined to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown...
Oregon police dog fired for poor performance
CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) — A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes...
Against odds, Chicago school aims for championship
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Small quake rattles California wine country
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled Napa County wine country in California, but no injuries or property damage was immediately reported.