Fishing good to go again at Lake Wohlford



Bill Alaksin of Temecula had the biggest trout of the week weighing 10.25 pounds. photo by Courtesy image.The trout bite is brisk following Wednesday’s plant with both size and numbers coming out of Boat Dock Cove and along Senior Shoreline. Bill Alaksin of Temecula had the biggest trout of the week weighing 10.25 pounds. It was caught on rainbow powerbait […]

Baseball skills camp set for weekend



Valley Center High School’s Jaguar Baseball program will host the 2nd Annual Baseball Skills Camp on Friday, February. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 21 at the VCHS Varsity Baseball Field. The camp will be aimed at developing baseball skills for boys and girls, ages 7-to-14, in anticipation of the upcoming season. The camp will offer clinics in hitting, pitching, throwing, catching, […]

VC Jaguars of the month named



Edwin Sanchez photo by Contributed images.Valley Center High School’s Jaguars of the month have been named for February. They are Edwin Sanchez and Brooke McKenzie DeLauder. Edwin Sanchez Edwin Sanchez, 17, is a Valley Center High School senior. He lives in a household consisting of two hard-working parents, a brother and a sister. He has lived in Pauma Valley since […]

Lady Jaguars water polo season concludes on a 10-16 note



File photo of Lady Jaguars girls water polo in action. photo by File photo.The Valley Center girls water polo team coached by Kyle Kline is third in Valley League play, according to MaxPreps, with a 3-2 league record and 10-16 overall record. Water polo powerhouse Fallbrook leads the league at 5-0 with an overall 19-10 record. The Lady Jaguars, according […]

Lady Jaguars winding down basketball season this week



Junior guard Hannah Keller shows some good passing form in a recent game against Oceanside. photo by Rene Sanchez / Valley Roadrunner.The Valley Center Lady Jaguars basketball team has had a disappointing season on the scoreboard with a 6-16 (1-7) record, good for fifth place in the six-team Valley League, tied with arch-rival Orange Glen, 7-15 (1-7). Coach Tony Casillas […]

Despite tough Ramona loss, Jaguars are two wins away from a Valley League crown



Junior forward Rhett Reilly leaves senior Oceanside forward Arnold Mark flat-footed. photo by Rene Sanchez / Valley Roadrunner.Following a dynamic win against Fallbrook earlier in the week to give the Valley Center High basketball squad one leg up in the competitive Valley League with three league games to go, the Jaguars fell back to earth against Ramona. They lost 72-53 […]

Romance the theme of one-night performance for ‘Off the Cuff: Improvaganza’



A one-night-only performance featuring improvisational scenes will be presented at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22 at the Patio Playhouse in Escondido. This unusual production appears in a different version every month throughout the calendar year. It is the brainchild of Patio veteran director, actress and lighting designer, Deborah Zimmer. “This time the theme is keeping Valentine’s Day alive and bringing […]

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 the new Valley Center Elementary School multipurpose room. Club members enjoyed a turkey and ham dinner along with entertainment. The highlight of the evening, however, […]

Lake Elsinore man arrested for Pauma Valley campground stabbing



Rancho Corrido Campground during better days. photo by Courtesy image.Valley Center sheriff’s deputies arrested an 18-year-old Lake Elsinore man early Monday on suspicion of attempted murder by stabbing. The multiple stabbing incident took place around 7:20 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8 at Rancho Corrido Campground at 14715 Highway 76, according to sheriff’s Sgt. Jeff Lauhon. Frank Luis Valdez later was identified […]

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. and the state of journalism. This is not to say future Palomar Country generations won’t be thanking Lerner for his yeoman’s work in protecting and preserving the […]