Saturday, November 28, 2015 • 03:56

Valley Life

Time to Order Garden Club Poinsettias

The Dos Valles Garden Club is once again selling their Christmas favorite: holiday poinsettias. Sunday, Nov. 22 is the deadline to pre-order holiday poinsettias from the club for pick-up at the Holiday ...more»


Cooking absolutely comes from the heart and tastes better when a loved one makes a meal for you. My amazing mom cooked for my brother and I every single day growing up....more»

Skyline Ranch Women’s Golf Tournament Raises Money for The Elizabeth Hospice

Over a hundred golfers and guests participated in the annual Skyline Ranch Women’s Golf Club golf tournament, luncheon and silent auction that raised $4,471 for The Elizabeth Hospice....more»


NOVEMBER DEADLINES The Roadrunner will print a day earlier on the week of Thanksgiving. Our deadlines for that issue will be correspondingly early as well....more»


Valley Folks is a collection of snippets of news and newsy gossip from around town. If you’d like something considered for Valley Folks, contact the editor at editor@valleycenter....more»

Artists invited to enter November show at library

Valley Center Art Association is inviting local artists to enter the 2015 Open Art Show Friday, November 20 to Saturday Nov. 21 in the Community Room at the Valley Center Library....more»

Gentle Yoga at the VC Library

The Friends of the Library are now sponsoring three free weekly Gentle Yoga classes at the Valley Center Library. Gentle Yoga emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath and attention to alignment....more»

Optimists honor Students of the Quarter

The Valley Center Optimist Club honored the VC Middle School students of the quarter at their recent dinner meeting. Principal Jon Peterson introduced students Alyssa McKeever and Michael Yarish to the ...more»

Honoring our Veterans

Veterans Day was first celebrated as Armistice Day to commemorate the end of World War I. The guns officially fell silent at the Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month, 97 years ago....more»

Betty Crocker house once was town's social center

In 1900, the grand Victorian home known today as the Betty Crocker house was the social center of Valley Center. Every significant social event was held here in what was then called "the showplace of ...more»


Valley Folks is a collection of snippets of news and newsy gossip from around town. If you’d like something considered for Valley Folks, contact the editor at editor@valleycenter....more»

Library adds new audiovisual system

The Valley Library this week is expected to unveil a new, state-of-the-art audiovisual system that will bump up the ability of speakers and presenters to provide high quality media....more»


Did you know that if you put the planet Saturn, in a large body of water it would float? As soon as I read this I wanted to share it with you all. This week I will be talking about what I am doing ...more»

Vaqueros plan a busy holiday season

The Valley Center Vaqueros are planning a busy holiday season ahead. Currently they are in the nomination period for their 2016-17 board term. They have three open board seats and two officer seats....more»

Jon Peterson honored for his efforts to eliminate tetanus

Gina Roberts, current president of the Valley Center Kiwanis Club, recently awarded last year's president, Jon Petersen, the Walter Zeller Award for his efforts in leading the Club to support the worldwide ...more»

Halloween in Hellhole Canyon

Years ago when the Friends of Hellhole Canyon decided to create their signature event for the year, Halloween seemed appropriate and it has proved to be true....more»

Water efficient tech subject of Nov. 10 garden club talk

The Dos Valles Garden Club November 10 will present a talk by Matthew Noreen of Grangetto’s in Valley Center on water-efficient technologies for landscape, vegetable and orchard irrigation....more»

Classic Cars and Crafts at Bates Nut Farm, November 7 & 8

Fall family fun continues at Bates Nut Farm during the weekend of November 7 & 8 with a classic car show, "Christmas on the Farm" craft fair, live music, and barbecue....more»

VCAA Meet and Greet November 7

Valley Center Art Association (VCAA) and the Valley Center Library will present an "Artist Meet and Greet," November 7 from 2 — 4 p.m. in the Community and Seminar Rooms of the Valley Center Library....more»


Valley Folks is a collection of snippets of news and newsy gossip from around town. If you’d like something considered for Valley Folks, contact the editor at editor@valleycenter....more»

Police find spiked baseball bats throughout San Francisco
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Friends reunite for 40-year hockey tradition on Black Friday
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Maine ski resort focuses on safety after chairlift accidents
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Political corruption museum could become Albany tourism draw
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A resident of New York's capital city has an unusual economic development plan to harness what he says is one of Albany's most abundant renewable resources: political corruption...
Town demolishes veteran's house while he has surgery
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Hogs, residents compete for Kansas county's water supply
TRIBUNE, Kan. (AP) — Only 1,200 people live in Kansas' smallest county, where using irrigation to quench thirsty crops is no longer an option for many because the water source underneath this flat, arid prairie is nearly exhausted due to decades of overuse...
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