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Valley Life

Mandatory water restrictions implemented in VC

The governor of the State of California has ordered the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory water use restrictions for all retail water providers....more»

Valley Center Municipal Water Board Employees of the Quarter

July 2014 Employees of the Quarter Awards were presented to nine members of the Operations and Facilities Department of the VCMWD. They were recognized for working two 24-hour shifts in a week to repair ...more»

Henry (Dick) Richard Kraus

Long time Valley Center resident Dick Kraus passed away peacefully in his home on Aug. 4, 2014. He was 89 and lived a very full life. Born in Los Angeles in 1925, Dick joined the Navy at 18 and received ...more»

Local church and Salvation Army team up to feed hungry

Valley Center Community Church, which meets at Valley Center High School’s Maxine Theater on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m., has partnered with the Salvation Army of Escondido to assist the Army’s ...more»

Scares and family fun abound at Bates in August

The dog days of summer have arrived and Bates Nut Farm is beating the summer heat with some fun activities for all ages with the Great Horror Campout and for the third year, the Valley Center Summer Food ...more»

Squirrels test positive for plague

Two squirrels trapped in routine monitoring at an empty outdoor school on Palomar Mountain have tested positive for plague, prompting San Diego County officials to remind people to take simple steps to ...more»

100 years down hoping for many more

Valley Center resident Clyde Maulding celebrated being 100 years old with children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren....more»

Local children invited to Pauma Valley Church vacation Bible school

Children three years of age through those entering the eighth grade can join in the adventure of SonRock Kids Camp Vacation Bible School at Pauma Valley Church beginning July 28 and running through Aug....more»

All Tribes FFA students successful at fair

On June 29, the All Tribes FFA members moved into the San Diego County Fair with their livestock projects. The students exhibited their market hogs, lambs, and cattle on June 30 and July 1 ....more»

CCC Interest Group loses appeal

Judges in the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division One have issued a ruling in the dispute between the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Interest Group and Valley Center Pauma Unified School District ...more»

Valley Center jumping on solar bandwagon

Rooftop solar in California had a record year in 2013. The amount of rooftop installations more than doubled the previous year, closing out 2013 with more than 2,000,000,000-watts of solar power in California....more»

Real Estate Professionals announce scholarship winners

The Valley Center Real Estate Professionals, under their charitable umbrella The Valley Center Community Aid Group, announced the list of scholarship winners from this year’s senior class....more»

All-breed dog show to be held at Bates Nut Farm

Over 1,000 dogs of all breeds will be at Bates Nut Farm to compete in the Cabrillo Kennel Club, AKC licensed, dog show. The event will take place July 12 and July 13, beginning at 7 a....more»

Plenty of catfish to be caught at Lake Wohlford

The local Lake Wohlford is open from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. every day of the week. The dock closes at 7 p.m. The last plant was 3,000 pounds of channel catfish on July 3....more»

Wounded Warriors Open to be held at Woods Valley

Woods Valley Golf Course will be hosting the Warrior Open on Sept. 20 of this year. The event will be supporting the Wounded Warrior Project. The Wounded Warriors Projects mission is to raise awareness ...more»

Keeping the Fourth of July fun, safe for all

As the Fourth of July approaches, officials in San Diego County are reminding residents that fireworks are illegal unless at a professionally run, licensed show....more»

VC Fire Board discusses fiscal year budget

The Valley Center Fire Protection District at its June 19 meeting began with President Weaver Simonsen addressing comments. Jon Landen, member of the Risk Assessment Subcommittee, requested the Board ...more»

Dos Valles Garden Club offers scholarships

Dos Valles Garden Club held its Annual Awards Luncheon to present their scholarships, awards, and donations to the community on June 17 at St. Stephen Community Hall in Valley Center....more»

New librarian comes to Valley Center

Laura Zuckerman, who has been with San Diego County Library for 13 years, has been named librarian at the Valley Center branch. A onetime elementary school teacher, she has devoted much of her career ...more»

Quality senior bus service available for North County

At last, multiple years of determined efforts by public servants Tom Bumgardner and Jan Imonti have paid off. Two 14-passenger buses were recently delivered to the community of Valley Center....more»

VIDEO: Philly police commissioner takes Ice Bucket Challenge
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey made a splash in his debut on Twitter by doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Man who ate pot candy must stand trial in killing
DENVER (AP) — A judge ordered a Denver man on Friday to stand trial in the killing of his wife, who told dispatchers moments before her death that he was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy...
Action News TroubleShooters: Couples seek missing wedding videos
A number of area newlyweds contacted Action News Troubleshooters with claims that their wedding videographer was paid in full and disappeared with their videos.
Man shot in the head, killed in Juniata Park
Authorities say a man has died after he was found shot in the head in Philadelphia's Juniata park section.
Police: Mother shoots son inside Germantown home
Authorities say a mother has been taken into custody after police say she shot her son inside a Germantown home.
Man shot in Germantown home, woman in custody
A woman has been taken into custody after a shooting inside a Germantown house that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition.
Police: Woman with fake baby cited for trespassing
MERCED, Calif. (AP) — A California woman is under investigation after trying to enter a hospital maternity ward carrying a doll that looked like a living baby, police said Friday, but the woman says the dolls are meant to be therapeutic for patients...
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