Tuesday, June 02, 2015 • 02:37

VC CERT needs supplies, cash donations

In anticipation of what could be an active fire season, I have a couple of announcements regarding the Valley Center CERT program, and a schedule of classes and training opportunities....more»

Enforcement of water-use cutbacks begins June 1

The Drought Response is a very complex issue to cover and understand. Following are some points of clarification: 1. All of Our Customers Face Cutbacks - Our ag customers will deal with percentage reductions....more»

Do you remember

40 years ago, June 2, 1975: Hold on to your hat, podner. The Wild, Wild West is coming Western Days was scheduled for the weekend with most of the "biggie event" scheduled for Saturday....more»

Small town pride and Western Days

The view from here is joyful. As my daughter and I were volunteering by grooming horses at Falcon Ridge Equine Rescue this weekend, I couldn’t help but let my mind wander about this wonderful ...more»

What Veterans Mean to Me

Editor's Note: Valley Center High School's Connor Head was one of four winners of Veterans Association of North County (VANC) 2015 scholarships to North County San Diego Students....more»

Do you remember…?

40 years ago, May 22, 1975: Questioning the school superintendent's Ph.D. Valley Center schools superintendent Dan Fischer called for a town meeting that week in the elementary school multipurpose ...more»

Local couple achieved political immortality in 2000 hanging presidential chad debacle

Fittingly obscured by the passage of time, and a long private driveway off Valley Center Road, a transcendental historical anomaly quietly passes time....more»

Bernie Sanders talks to Katie Couric live
This afternoon at 3 p.m. EDT, Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric will interview presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders about his bid for the White House, whether he can realistically defeat Hillary Clinton, the midnight expiration of controversial provisions of the Patriot Act and why he may be voting for the USA Freedom Act, which would allow some counterterrorism tools — including the NSA's controversial bulk data collection — to continue...
Record-breaking 2005 Hurricane Season
A Jamaican man walks next to the waves provoked from Hurricane Emily, in Kingston, Jamaica Saturday,July 16, 2005. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Photos of the day - June 1, 2015
An exercise rider jogs a race horse on the wet track during a workout at Belmont Park, Monday, June 1, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharaoh will try for the Triple Crown during Saturday's 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race...
Lightning strikes One World Trade Center (again)
Anthony Quintano, a photographer and self-proclaimed "weather geek," captured footage of lightning striking the One World Trade Center building from Liberty State Park in New Jersey.
Dennis Hastert: a look back at the former House Speaker's career
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Dennis Hastert (R-IL) walks from a meeting between Congressional leaders, senators and U.S. President George W. Bush at the White House in Washington December 6, 2004...