Fatal head-on collision on Lilac Road

On Tuesday March 15, 2022, at approximately 5:50 p.m., a two-vehicle traffic collision occurred on Lilac Road, west of Via Piedra. A 62-year-old (male) Valley Center resident was driving a grey Lexus ES 350 in the eastbound lane of Lilac Road, while a 73-year-old (male) was driving with a 76-year-old (female) passenger in a black Chevrolet Bolt.  The Chevrolet Bolt […]

Child hospitalized over snake bite

A Valley Center boy 9-years old was bitten in the lower leg by a baby Southern Pacific rattlesnake. This was the first snake bite of the year, according to Valley Center Fire Protection Chief Joe Napier. The boy was bitten outside of his home on Mesa Verde Drive about 3:45 p.m. He had been getting ready for baseball practice when […]

Miss VC Pageant Saturday at the Maxine

The Junior Miss & Miss Valley Center Scholarship Pageant is this Saturday March 19, at the Maxine Theater.  The doors to the theater open at 5 p.m. and the pageant starts at 6 p.m.   This year’s theme is “Women in History.” Debra Jockinsen, pageant director , told The Roadrunner, “Come out and cheer these young ladies on.”  You can […]