Tuesday, June 30, 2015 • 05:42

Valley Life

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 you...to 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»

Pure CERT trains for disaster response Water

Approximately two dozen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members from Valley Center and the surrounding area attended academy training during an exercise held at a residence off of Lilac Road ...more»

Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency installed weather cameras and took other steps in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes like the one that crashed last week and killed all nine people aboard, officials said Monday...
Fight over gumbo spices leads to fatal stabbing in Florida
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Police say a fight over gumbo spices ended with the fatal stabbing of a Florida restaurant worker and former Florida State mascot.
Swedish woman gets $18M in sex harassment suit against boss
NEW YORK (AP) — A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking was awarded $18 million by a federal jury Monday...
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
Wawa Welcome America festivities begin under heightened security
After a weekend of attacks in other countries, there are new security concerns here for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.
Family of businessman killed in train crash sues Amtrak
The family of a businessman killed when a speeding passenger train derailed in Port Richmond accused Amtrak of negligence and outrageous conduct in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed Monday.
A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive
When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s...
Police ID plane crash victims as Tennessee doctor, family
The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend have been tentatively identified as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities said Monday...