The 19th Annual Del Mar Kiwanis Ugly Dog Contest returns to Bates Nut Farm on Sunday, March 9. This popular contest features categories for a variety of 4-legged friends — not just the ugly ones....more» Eric Michael Bertrand of Escondido was named to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Deans’ List/Honor Roll for the fall semester of the 2013-14 academic year....more» William Bonney, a resident of Valley Center, Calif., was among more than 2,900 students who graduated from the University of Houston (UH) for the fall 2013 semester....more» The Escondido Senior Anglers will hold their monthly meeting this month on Friday, March 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the senior center located at 210 Park Ave....more» Palomar Health will host a variety of FREE and low-cost health-education classes and screenings led by physicians and other health professionals during the month of March....more» I believe that eliminating plastic grocery bags will help the environment about as much as environmentalists believe Toby Keith’s remark that red Solo cups decompose in 14 years....more» Undergraduate students who earn 12 or more graded semester hours during a semester in residence at ASU with a GPA of 3.50 or higher are eligible for the Dean’s List....more» The 19th Annual Del Mar Kiwanis Ugly Dog Contest returns to Bates Nut Farm on Sunday, March 9. This popular contest features categories for a variety of 4-legged friends — not just the ugly ones....more» Motor vehicle injuries are the number one cause of death among children in the Unites States — and the number one tool to prevent those injuries is a child car seat....more» Thin Mints, anyone? Or how about Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-Si-Dos or Savannah Smiles? If you crave ‘em, your neighborhood Girl Scouts have ‘em! Girl Scouts in Valley Center are among ...more» Many girls dream of being a princess at one point or another in their lives. There is just something about wearing a sparkly tiara and being loved by millions of people that appeals to pint-sized girls ...more» Valley Center Stampede Rodeo Committee would like to thank Armstrong Feed & Supply for their generous Gold Sponsor level donation of $3,500 to the 2014 Valley Center Stampede Rodeo....more» Jason Blasius was born on May 20, 1996. He has lived in Valley Center since 2004 and loves the VC community. His life starts with his love of family which includes his Dad, Mom, and brother, Justin....more» Pack 619, chartered by the Valley Center Optimist Club, recently held their annual Blue & Gold Banquet celebrating the founding of Cub Scouts. A silent auction was held during the event to raise money ...more» The Valley Roadrunner is currently undergoing a redesign to improve the reader experience. This reflects not only a new look, but the expansion of local content and news coverage readers have requested, ...more» Rotary Students of the Month for February 2014 were announced during the club’s regular meeting held on Monday, Feb. 3. Pictured left to right are VCPUSD Superintendent Lou Obermyer, Blaine Fletcher ...more» What was the last great movie you saw in theatres? Mine was "Frozen" — which I have seen four times already might I add — but good film requires a lot of work....more» Hi everyone! This Molly! How are you doing? Well, I am doing awesome. Guess what I learned how to spell awesome. Aw-e-some. They should totally make that into a song....more» Hey Thunderhawks! On Jan. 24th we started a Pasta for Pennies program so start saving your change. There will be competition between fourth period classes....more» February promises to be a fun-filled month for the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce beginning with the Sundowner on Thursday, Feb. 20 at Ridgeview Church on 28094 N....more»
|Avalanche hits Washington state resort chairlift
CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, Wash. (AP) — An avalanche that was intentionally triggered by the Ski Patrol brought down more snow than expected and wiped out a chairlift at the Crystal Mountain resort at Mount Rainier...
Despite scandal, DC mayor makes pitch for 2nd term
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit from allegations that he led a "shadow campaign" with a convicted donor nicknamed "Uncle Earl...
Federal jury convicts former Arkansas treasurer
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A jury convicted former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner of federal bribery and extortion charges Tuesday, saying her acceptance of $36,000 from a bond trader who did business with the state was a felony rather than just a lapse in ethical judgment...