Saturday, October 03, 2015 • 10:06

Valley Life

Democratic Club: registration and getting people to vote is their goal

Nothing says commitment to community like being willing to stick your feet in politics. Both major political parties have always relied on local volunteers to labor in the grassroots....more»

On the Menu

I am a mom of a 7-year-old boy and have a full time career just like many of you. On the side my passions are food and music. I have been published in various wellness and healthy eating newsletters throughout ...more»

Bates Nut Farm to Host “Pumpkin Festival” Craft Fair and Fire Safety Expo

Bates Nut Farm will be home to the annual "Pumpkin Festival" Craft Fair and Fire Safety Expo over the weekend of October 3 & 4. This year’s craft fair showcases many retuning artisans, and introduces ...more»

Gourdstock brings art form as old as the Bible to VC

For the third year in a row Bates Nut Farm hosted "Gourdstock," a fun-filled celebration of one of humanity’s oldest arm forms. The two-day festival over the weekend included exhibits, awards and ...more»

New location for Innovative Surface Solutions

Innovative Surface Solutions is moving into its new location, formerly the location of Controlled Entrances, at 29010 Lilac Rd., near the Harvest Farms center....more»

Former developer of 2,000 homes goes green

Michael Crews—who says he has built two thousand homes during his career—has changed his stripes—and the stripes are green. Crews, who built a few hundred high-end homes in Valley Center ...more»

Local nonprofit ‘shoots’ for filmmaking

About10 years ago, local Valley Center residents Charles and Marsi Carr created a theatrical group with the purpose of presenting plays and other live events to raise money for needy local charities....more»

Lake Wohlford closing weekdays

Now that Labor Day has passed Lake Wohlford will be closed to weekday fishing. It will remain open on weekends only until mid-December and the first trout plant....more»

Phantom of the library

It must be getting on towards October and all of the scary happenings! Saturday September 19 at 2 p.m. Myekah Beyond will present Phantom Of The Library....more»

Meet SDG&E’s senior leadership

September 15, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will join the San Diego North Economic Development Council to host the North County Community Spotlight event at California Center for the Arts Escondido, ...more»

VC Trails Assn. to hold annual meeting

The VC Trails Association’s Annual Open House & Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, October 3, 3—6 p.m. at the VC Library. This will feature special musical guest Mike Klingbeil....more»

Firearms training at Escondido Fish & Game

Valley Center Republican Women Federated have reserved the Escondido Fish & Game Firing Center for October 21 to hold a day of firearm instruction. Women On Target (WOT), a program offered by the National ...more»

Hello Dolly Now Playing

Hello Dolly is currently playing at Welk Theatre. Heading the cast are Broadway and Television/Movie Artists Cynthia Ferrer and Randy Doney. Ferrer has appeared in the First Broadway National Tour of ...more»

Experience world class art just next door

If you want to see some world class art nearly on a level with Picasso or Matisse and you don’t want to hunt up a metropolitan art museum to do it, visit neighboring Escondido’s Kit Carson ...more»

Rollicking ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ comes to Patio Playhouse

"Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig, author of "Lend Me a Tenor," is now in session at Patio Playhouse Community Theater. Margo Essman directs. You may remember her from work a few years ago with the ...more»

‘September Hort’ from Marilyn’s Garden Design and Dos Valles Garden Club

Editor’s Note: Talented landscape designer, and longtime Dos Valles Garden club fellow traveler, Marilyn Guidroz, provides some summer horticulture tips for plant lovers....more»

Welk Theatre says ‘Hello Dolly’ for 13-week run

Welk Theatre presents ‘Hello Dolly’ starring Cynthia Ferrer and Randy Doney The Welk Theatre in Escondido has assembled a sterling cast of actors for its production of "Hello Dolly....more»

Dynamic duo ‘Fresh Play’ to perform at Pala

They’re savvy enough to employ a persistent public relations agent. They have a bunch of social media pages and websites with all sorts of stuff. Who knows, they even may be pretty good....more»

Another season, another food truck festival at Bates Nut Farm

If you liked this spring’s Valley Center Food Truck Festival, you’ll probably like this summer’s Gourmet Food Truck Festival. Both events offer unique and delicious fare....more»

‘Breaking Up Is Hard To Do’ comes to Welk Resort Theatre

What do you get when you combine two young, single Brooklyn women in search of romance, a Catskills resort, Labor Day Weekend and talented singers performing the works of the classic Neil Sedaka? The ...more»