Friday, December 19, 2014 • 07:11

Gift of giving locally

There’s the lady ringing that bell constantly outside the supermarket. There’s the guy running around town as a "secret Santa" passing out sawbucks to random people on the street....more»

Letter to the Editor: Don’t mess With VCPUSD sports fields

This letter is in response to the planning group feet for recognition of CCC on land where the district would like to build a lacrosse field. I would like to present my personal perspective as a former ...more»

Lake Wohlford Road to ruin

There’s Kabul. And there’s Baghdad, Beirut, Gaza and Damascus. Then, there’s Lake Wohlford, more specifically Lake Wohlford Road. These just may be some of the deadliest places on Earth....more»

Gregory Peck and the Valley Center Fire Department

Gregory Peck was a true renaissance man, a great actor, and all around-top of the entertainment food chain A-list Hollywood type when in his prime. A native of La Jolla, he co-founded La Jolla Playhouse ...more»

Rodney King, sensible solutions, and new Valley Center sports fields

Kids playing soccer and lacrosse is good. Remembering the past is good. Why not have both take place at the same place? It seems like a no-brainer. Yet, the issue has lingered for more than two years ...more»

Wherefore art thou, Valley Center avocados?

Some say tomato and some say tomatah, just like some say Fallbrook avocados and some say Valley Center avocados. Unfortunately, not all avocados are created equal....more»

The election is behind us…

Now that the election is over, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the people of the 75th Assembly District, for the trust you have placed in me by allowing me to continue to serve as ...more»

After Alan Gross release, Obama seeks to resume full diplomatic ties with Cuba
In a move to wipe away one of the last vestiges of the Cold War, President Barack Obama launches negotiations with Cuba on resuming diplomatic ties five decades after they broke off. Obama's decision comes after Cuba freed US aid contractor Alan Gross...
Jerry Garcia's letter to Vogue cover model going up for auction
A rare handwritten letter by Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia to an unnamed Vogue cover model he had met at a party in New York City in 1980 is going up for auction.
Clinton early 2016 front-runner — but 'barely': NBC News/WSJ poll
While Hillary Clinton may be the prohibitive favorite to win the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, the margin of American voters who would support her in a general election is razor thin.
Vastly changed electoral system presents risks and opportunities for Jeb Bush
Jeb Bush is often said to have a big advantage in being able to raise money from his family's network of donors. But it may be the Internet that represents his best hope of becoming the GOP nominee...
Democrats go searching for a message ahead of 2016
Democrats are worried that they've become too focused on specific groups within their coalition and have lost focus on winning over moderate voters who care most about the economy and view government with skepticism...