Friday, October 31, 2014 • 03:27

Valley Life

Valley Briefs

FREE VETERAN’S DAY CONCERT The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters will host the 11th annual free Veteran’s Day Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Maxine Theater located at the Valley Center ...more»

Valley Briefs

ZOMBIE FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL — Food Truck Nation will present a Zombie Food Truck Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 1 — 7 p.m. at Grape Day Park in Escondido....more»

Valley Center’s Oktoberfest—traditional Bavarian fun

A tradition for Valley Center is the annual Oktoberfest sponsored by the VC Knights of Columbus. This is the event of the season where wonderful food, music, dancing, and entertainment provide an evening ...more»

October is about apples on Palomar Mountain

Autumn is recognized for more than just pumpkins on Palomar Mountain. Oct. 26 is the day the community is invited to celebrate Palomar Mountain State Park’s Fourth Annual Apple Festival....more»

Halloween Costume Contest includes the family dog

This weekend is the time for families to bring their kids and their dogs dressed in their favorite costumes to enter into the Halloween Costume Contest....more»

Valley Briefs

HALLOWEEN AT HELLHOLE CANYON PRESERVE The Friends of Hellhole Canyon Open Space Preserve will once again host a fun, spooky family event for Halloween at the preserve on Oct....more»

Hellhole Canyon trail haunted for Halloween

A spooky Halloween family event will be hosted by the Friends of Hellhole Canyon Open Space Preserve on Oct. 18 from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. The popular canyon trail in the preserve will be transformed ...more»

Fall festivities abound at Bates Nut Farm

There is always something going on at Bates Nut Farm. Currently, fall festivities are continuing, featuring live entertainment of local bands. Starting the weekend, Heidi & the Hurricane will storm the ...more»

Obituary: Joan Elizabeth Morales

Joan Elizabeth Morales died on Sept. 22 at age 87. The daughter of Canton Bulldog professional football great Pete Calac, Joan came from Miami, Florida, home to the Rincon Indian Reservation in 1976....more»

Fallbrook fire stations extinguishing electric bills with solar

Four fire stations and the Fleet Maintenance Facility in Fallbrook are declaring energy independence this month with solar energy. Together, these stations will offset 2,484 tons of pollutants each year....more»

Fun-filled fall festivities at Bates Nut farm

This weekend, the Pumpkin Festival will kick off the Craft Fair at Bates Nut Farm, celebrating fun-filled festivities for the entire family. Before visiting the fair, guests can begin fall mornings delighting ...more»

Valley Briefs

GOLF TOURNAMENT The Valley Center Kiwanis Club is sponsoring its second annual golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 10 at Woods Valley Golf Course in Valley Center....more»

Lake Wohlford has new hours in the fall

The local Lake Wohlford is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and is closed on weekdays. The dock closes at 6:30 p.m. The last plant was 1,000 pounds of channel catfish on July 31....more»

Memorial services for Henry Kraus announced

The community is invited to attend services for Henry Richard (Dick) Kraus who passed away Aug. 4. A graveside service is planned for Sept. 27 at 2 p....more»

Valley Briefs

LUNCH N LEARN The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Hall. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling Capacity ...more»

Local concerns voiced at Parks and Rec meeting

Valley Center Parks and Recreation began its Sept. 17 meeting with The Optimist Club announcing it is taking over Western Days 2015 in conjunction with the rodeo....more»

Valley Briefs

LUNCH N LEARN The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Hall. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling Capacity ...more»

Bates Nuts hosting Bark For Life event this weekend

Bates Nut Farm will host the second annual Bark For Life in Valley Center to help tell cancer it barked up the wrong tree. The emcee for the event is Gary Lee from KSON radio....more»

Valley Briefs

LUNCH N LEARN The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Center. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling ...more»

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.
Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients...
AccuWeather: Chilly Halloween
Accuweather says the weekend looks windy and very chilly. Saturday looks wet with off and on showers.
Jury could start deliberating in Fla. hazing trial
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys are set to give closing arguments in the case of a former Florida A&M University band member charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a drum major who was beaten on a band bus during a hazing ritual...
AP NewsAlert
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Judge rejects Maine's bid to restrict movement of nurse who defied state's Ebola quarantine.
Giants fans start early to snag prime parade spots
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of fans in Giants gear who were eager to cheer the World Series champions in rainy downtown San Francisco grabbed prime viewing spots early Friday, hours ahead of the celebratory parade expected to draw up to 2 million revelers...
Union appeal denied in NY stop and frisk case
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has denied a request by police unions to continue challenging New York City's stop and frisk ruling.
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