Monday, July 06, 2015 • 01:05

Valley Life

Warm weather reminds us to be careful when dealing with snakes

Recent warm days in Valley Center and all around San Diego County area is a sure sign that summer is at our doorstep. There may be a few other things at our doorsteps....more»

Concert in the Park set for an atomically groovy evening

Valley Center Parks and Recreation is hosting its ever-popular "Concert in the Park" on Friday, June 26 at the Community Center. Bring a lawn chair, picnic treats and beverage of your choice to the event....more»

Celebrating a big day at the Valley Center Library

It was business as unusual at the Valley Center Library on Wednesday, June 17. Or maybe it was the new normal, as around 1,300 patrons set what was believed to be a one-day attendance record for the multipurpose ...more»

‘Into the Woods’ notable for fine performances

Stephen Sondheim’s "Into the Woods" is in Escondido, and not just at the Regal Theaters. The 413 Project’s rendition is now being staged at the California Center for the Arts....more»

Transported to a simpler time at Valley Center’s Yellow Deli

Yellow Deli is more than a menu. It’s a lifestyle with a passionate following and religious bent with restaurants nationwide. But that’s a story for another day....more»

Bands ready to jam at MusicFest

If it’s the first Saturday in June, it must be time for the 4th Annual Valley Center MusicFest. The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters sponsors the event at Bates Nut Farm with proceeds going to ...more»

Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands compete at Coronado

The Valley Center High School and Middle School Jazz Bands competed in the biggest jazz festival of the year in San Diego this past Saturday, May 9 at Coronado, according to VCMS music teacher Jeff Beck....more»

Panelists needed for Valley Center High School ‘Senior Presentation Days’

Would you like to see what is expected of Valley Center High School seniors? This is your chance. VCHS is seeking community panelists for "Senior Presentation Days," which take place 7:30 a....more»

Valley Center High School Jaguars of the Month selected for May

As per tradition, Valley Center High School leaders name students of the month for every month school is in session. Meet your May VCHS students of the month....more»

Do you remember ...?

35 years ago, February 14, 1980: Planning, pies, volunteer firefighters and quilts The Valley Center Planning Group was scheduled to hear a proposal to designate property lying within a stream ...more»

Valley Briefs

CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valley Center Pauma Music Boosters will host the 2nd annual Free Community Christmas Concert on Monday, Dec. 15 at the Maxine Theater located at Valley Center High School....more»

New All Tribes Elementary Charter School nearing completion

Work continued this week in earnest on the new $3.8 million All Tribes Elementary Charter School now slated for opening early next year. The last portable building arrived just before Thanksgiving and, ...more»

Arts, crafts, and Bates Nut Farm come together

From marshmallow shooters to primitive dolls, jewelry, and succulents, the annual "Santa’s Coming!" Arts ‘n Craft Fair over Thanksgiving weekend drew crowds in the hundreds to Bates Nut Farm....more»

Valley Center Art Association stages another grand fall display

The 2014 annual Valley Center Art Association (VCAA) fall show was a big success by all accounts. It brought together 23 artists from Valley Center and Pauma Valley on Nov....more»

Valley Center Teacher Parent Group Offers Holiday Shopping

Valley Center Teacher Parent Club wants enjoy the holidays and maybe help out the volunteer group that raises funds to help local schools provide the best in education for its students, i....more»

Valley Briefs

BOOK SALE The Friends of The Valley Center Library will hold their annual Holiday Book Sale on Dec. 6 at the Valley Center Library from 9:30 a.m. — 5 p....more»

Valley Briefs

BOOK SALE The Friends of The Valley Center Library will hold their annual Holiday Book Sale on Dec. 6 at the Valley Center Library from 9:30 a.m. — 5 p....more»

Valley Center Art Association offering painting sessions

Talk about your culture and art. Valley Center Art Association Painting Sessions are now up and running. Geared to adults and older adults, Miss Annie of the Valley Center Art Association works with about ...more»

Friends of VC Library seek one (working) baby grand piano

Friends of the Valley Center Library continued this week to look for a friend with a baby grand piano. Two years ago, the group first sounded the call for a new spinet piano, but it went for naught....more»

VC Brewery to hold grand opening this weekend

The Valley Center Brewery & Tasting Room will hold its grand opening on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. The local brewery features a plethora of unique craft beers designed to please every palate....more»

Buffett donates record $2.84 billion to Gates, family charities
The 10th annual donation, Buffett's largest, comprised 20.64 million Class "B" shares of Berkshire, and increased Buffett's total contributions to the charities to more than $21.5 billion...
Body found in Delaware River near Queen Village
A body was found in the Delaware River on Monday morning near the Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Man injured in West Philadelphia robbery and stabbing
A man in his 30s was stabbed after at least two men broke into his West Philadelphia home.
Amber Alert cancelled in New Jersey; child and father found
New Jersey State Police have cancelled an Amber Alert after a child was allegedly taken at knifepoint by his father.
Police check report of 1 shot fired at Walter Reed hospital
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Police say they are checking on a report of a single shot fired at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington.
UN chief says questions unanswered about Hammarskjold crash
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says an independent review of new information about the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold puts to rest claims that he was assassinated after surviving the crash but leaves many questions unanswered about a possible aerial attack or other interference...
Box cutter under bed sent terror defendant back to custody
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man living at a halfway house while awaiting sentencing on a terror charge was returned to custody in April after a box cutter was found under his bed, according to a court document filed Monday...
Man shot and killed in Port Richmond
A man was shot and killed in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia.