2018-12-20

Parks & Rec grants use of community center for parade staging


Erik Jockinsen: “The Parks & Rec has no business telling people where to go” The Valley Center Parks & Rec District Monday indicated it would be making part of the Community Center available for Western Days Inc. to use for the parade on the Saturday of the Memorial Day Weekend. Next year Western Days intends to run the parade the […]

New school board takes oath

Photos By Lenny Kerbs

Board members took the oath at Thursday’s organizational meeting of the Valley Center Pauma Unified School District board. The elected officers of the board for 2019 are Mike Adams, president; Julie Stroh, vice president; and Craig Adams, clerk.  The organizational election is held every year. Photos by Lenny Kerbs The new Valley Center-Pauma school board: (from left) Mike Adams, president; […]

Contractor Stages for North Village Collection System Project

Property at the corner of Cole Grade Road & Valley Center Road is a staging area for the Valley Center Municipal Water District’s $2.4 million North Village Collection System, which will serve various businesses in the area, such as the new Rite Aid on the former Corner Skillet property, as well as the Weston Town Centre project behind the bank […]

Christmas in the Valley has record crowds

Christmas in the Valley, which was held December 7 & 8 at Bates Nut Farm, drew in record crowds, according to Sherrie Ness, one of the organizers of the free event for children. Mrs. Ness told The Roadrunner, “We gave out a 1000 lighted beanies on Friday night and had record crowds both Friday and Saturday.  Thanks go out to […]

Four new Palomar Health board members take oath

The Palomar Health Board of Directors seated four new members effective Monday, December 10 when John Clark, Laurie Edwards-Tate, Richard Engel and Linda Greer took the oath of office at 6:40 p.m. They join incumbents Doug Moir, Jeff Griffith and Tom Kumura. Clark, Edwards-Tate, Engel and Greer were elected to four-year terms on November 6 by voters living in the […]

Pala Casino puts up gingerbread house

This Gingerbread House display went on public view last week at the entrance to Choices the Buffet at Pala Casino Spa & Resort.  It is the result of the culinary creativity of Choices Chef Eber Morales and his team.  It will be displayed throughout the holidays.

GEAR UP sponsors “Adulting 101” workshops

The Palomar College GEAR UP Partnership Program at Valley Center High School is sponsoring “Adulting 101” workshops for 9th graders.  Topics include: Effective Study Habits, Career Exploration, Pre Advanced Placement and Honors, College Pathways, Resume Writing Techniques, Interview Skills, Mock Interviews and PSAT Presentation.  Workshops are right after school for one hour.  Their Kick-Off was held in November with 30 […]

Letter to the Editor: WHY NO CARR COLUMN?

Editor, Roadrunner:     I writing to ask why you are not running the columns written by Mr. Charles Carr (The Southpaw)?     My husband and I are moderates, politically speaking, and enjoy them immensely as do many people we know.     I met Mr. Carr recently after attending his (excellent!) new production at the Calif. Center for […]

Letter to the Editor: BOYCOTT RITE AID

Editor, Roadrunner:  I don’t like Rite Aid telling us they don’t care about our Community Plan. I say we tell them we plan on boycotting their store. I don’t plan on going to their store.  If enough people say they will boycott, maybe we can get them to change their site plan. DENNIS PRIBIL, Valley Center