Friday, October 24, 2014 05:10

Updating privacy laws to reflect 21st century realities

Maintaining a sense of personal privacy in an era of surveillance cameras and widespread use of drones and other intrusive technologies can be challenging, to say the least....more»

Molly's Column

Hi, this is Molly. How are you doing on this beautiful day? Today I will talk about school, Rachel’s Challenge, youth group, five fascinating facts about beans, shout outs, and goals....more»

Government transparency and informed voters

This week you will see the first article in the Valley Roadrunner’s election series. As a news organization and as an important part of our community we believe in a transparent and open government....more»

AB 1447 will get California moving, save gas, reduce pollution

For most of us, the automobile remains our only effective means of transportation. In a state as auto-dependent as ours, it makes sense to do all we can to see that traffic moves safely and efficiently, ...more»

Letter to the editor: VC residents should landscape with native plants

In this time of high water prices and shrinking open space, I would like to encourage people to choose California native plants for their landscaping....more»

Molly's column

Hi, this is Molly! How are you doing this week? Today I will talk about school, five cool facts about the month of October, energy, shout outs, and goals....more»


B.B. Carlson would like to retract her letter to the editor entitled "Inappropriate Signs in Valley Center must go," which ran in the last edition of The Valley Roadrunner....more»

Why New York's Ebola case won't be a rerun of Dallas's
NEW YORK — Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned from Guinea, became the fourth person ever diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil on Thursday night. He was rushed to Bellevue Hospital Center by paramedics in hazmat suits and placed in the site's isolation ward...
Why don't Ebola doctors returning from West Africa quarantine themselves?
That's what some Americans are wondering after officials revealed that Craig Spencer -- the 33-year-old New York City doctor who was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday -- rode the subway, visited a bowling alley in Brooklyn and took a cab back to his Harlem apartment hours before he was hospitalized...
Senate Midterm Elections
The 2014 midterm elections are just around the corner, and so far forecasts are not indicating blue skies for the Democratic Party. On Nov. 4, it's all about control of the United States Senate. Republicans will maintain control of the U...
NYPD officers seen discarding gloves, masks into garbage can near Ebola patient's apartment
New York City officials urged the public to remain calm after a doctor became the first person in the city to test positive for Ebola. But the image of two NYPD officers disposing protective masks and gloves into a garbage can on the sidewalk near the doctor's apartment is raising some eyebrows, at least online...
How the North Carolina Senate race became ground zero for what's wrong with 2014
But with less than two weeks left until the midterm elections, it's clear the Tar Heel State has indeed emerged as a ground zero — though not in the way the GOP chairman meant. The highly competitive Senate race in North Carolina is the multimillion-dollar epicenter of the negative campaigning that has come to define this election and that parties are using to try to win tight races nationwide...