Friday, October 31, 2014 • 11:08
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The Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. The tradition originated in Mexico, but it is now celebrated throughout Latin America. The dead are honored with festivals and altars (ofrendas)....more»

Emergency Calls October 16 – 23

October 16 - Medical aid on Mountain View Drive. Patient transported to Palomar Medical Center (PMC). October 17 - Residence fire alarm on Lilac Hill....more»

Sheriff’s Blotter October 16 - 22

October 16 - During foot patrol on Harrah’s Rincon Way at 10:59 a.m., a white noncommercial van valued at $20,000 was recovered after being reported stolen from another jurisdiction....more»

VCPUSD election offers diverse candidates

Common Core Standards and keeping local control are two of the hottest topics for the group of candidates vying for three seats on the Valley Center Pauma Unified School District Board of Trustees....more»

VCCPG candidates focus on responsible growth, rural values

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»

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’

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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

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NY judge dismisses murder charge in 1986 killing
NEW YORK (AP) — A Miami man charged in the fatal shooting of a New York City restaurant owner in 1986 is a free man after a judge dismissed his murder case after finding prosecutors took too long to charge him...
Trick-or-treating back on after manhunt ends
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Trick-or-treating was back on Friday in a northeastern Pennsylvania town that spent the last seven weeks under siege as hundreds of law enforcement officers searched for the survivalist accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and injuring another...
Multi-vehicle crash on Route 55 in Franklin Township
A multi-vehicle crash caused delays on Route 55 in Franklin Township, NJ early Friday.
Missing domesticated exotic cat in Wilmington found
The domesticated exotic cat known as "Boo" returned home Thursday night and is now quarantined for the next 10 days.
Judge enforces Ebola isolation of defiant Maine nurse
By Joel Page FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - A judge on Friday ordered an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone for the disease to obey a state-imposed quarantine after she defied Maine officials and went for a bike ride...
U.S. envoy to U.N. defends Ebola guidelines; praises airlines
By Louis Charbonneau and Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Friday defended federal guidelines for monitoring health workers returning from three Ebola-stricken West African countries and praised the airlines still flying there...
Accused Pennsylvania sniper appears in court after $10 million manhunt
By Joe McDonald MILFORD Pa. (Reuters) - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and detained with the handcuffs of the Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of killing, was held without bail on Friday after facing murder charges in court...
Young, terminal, new face of right-to-die
Saturday was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it, but her latest message seems to suggest she intends to live, at least for a while.
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