Friday, February 27, 2015 • 01:14

From Boone County Hospital to San Pasqual Village and back

As a kid from Connecticut with degrees from Rice and Wisconsin, naturally I was sent up to the Ozark Mountains by John Robert Starr, legendary executive editor of the statewide Arkansas Democrat....more»

VC house numbering system explained

Why do homes and businesses in Valley Center have addresses with five digits and how was the town's house numbering system decided? These were among questions asked recently at a talk on local street ...more»

Do you remember ...?

40 years ago Feb. 27, 1975: Winter elections and girls baseball It may have been February, but an election was in the offing for ballot issues and local offices....more»

Letter to the Editor:

I thoroughly appreciated Dan Weisman's article, "Where in the world is state Sen. Joel Anderson?" which appeared in the Feb. 5. issue of the Roadrunner....more»

What’s in a name, part two: The ‘other’ VC and other musings

Curse you Valley Center historian Robert Lerner and Google alerts. I can't get you out of my mind when it comes to the weekly op/ed piece designated for discussions of Valley Center, Calif....more»

Do you remember ...?

40 years ago, Feb. 20, 1975: Optimist Club party raises funds for new community center The Optimist Club party lived up to its billing as "the greatest show in town," drawing around 200 people to ...more»

Taking care of business

I'm not a Chicago Cubs fan by any means, but I used to love it when Harry Caray, voice of the Cubs, following the Cardinals, White Sox and A's, would say, "It was a tough fight pa, but we won," after ...more»

New York City cold weather aerials
A ferry makes its way through ice at the tip of Manhattan in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. A wide swath of the country was shivering in freezing, record-breaking temperatures while other areas were expecting more winter precipitation Tuesday...
Crazy cat people
Sabrina with cats. (Andreanne Lupien/Caters News)
Jon Stewart mocks media questioning Bill O'Reilly's Falklands 'war zone' stories
Jon Stewart weighed in on the controversy swirling around the Fox News host's assertion that where he was covering the 1982 Falklands War — in Buenos Aires, Argentina — was a "war zone."
War crimes and genocide: IS systematically killing religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq, study finds
Human rights groups are building the legal case against the Islamic State for war crimes and genocide in their targeting of minorities.
Sources: Phil Jackson likely to be fined for commenting on draft-ineligible player
New York Knicks president Phil Jackson will likely face an NBA fine for publicly commenting on Ohio State freshman guard D'Angelo Russell, league sources told Yahoo Sports.