Letter to the Editor: WORKING ON A PLACE FOR THOSE WITH DISABILITIES

Editor, Roadrunner: Hi, my name is Regina.  I’m a mother of a medically complex child, who I adopted.  We moved to Valley Center three weeks ago.  I moved my family to Valley Center,  because I want my son to grow up in a “community.”  Also, to create a free space for children like my son Sebastian, to engage with animals, […]

Letter to the Editor: THANKS FOR THE “OPPENHEIMER” REVIEW

Editor, Roadrunner: Thanks to you and Mr. Board for the “Oppenheimer” review. I was looking forward to going out this weekend to see the film, but your mention of the volume level in the theatre made me change my mind. I’ll wait and rent a copy of the DVD from Netflix. Oops, I can’t do able that anymore. Oh well, […]

Letter to the Editor: AUTHENTIC, HONEST JOURNALIST

Editor, Roadrunner: I think both Republican and Democratic readers were “Woke” by the recent David Ross commentary on the re-emergence of the “America First Movement” led by Donald Trump. In our conservative community, it took substantial courage for David to criticize former FOX commentator, Tucker Carlson, and to make comparisons with Hitler and Nazi Germany.  David tells us “Facts are […]

VC Dance celebrates “Alice in Wonderland”

VC Dance held a free showing of their Alice in Wonderland production at the VC Community Center Saturday night, August 5.  In the first photo, performers enact the tea party scene that includes Alice, the queen and The White Rabbit. The second photo shows a scene in the forest.  Photos by Lenny Kerbs    

Letter to the Editor: POLITICIAN BAMBOOZLED US

Editor, Roadrunner: I presume everyone knows our local politician bamboozled the S.D. Traffic Advisory Committee to install a traffic light at Ridge Ranch Road, so everyone, including trucks and trailers, has to stop while coming UP the grade, just so another local politician can turn left coming out of Ridge Ranch, instead of making a U-turn at Woods Valley like […]

Fischer named director of transportation

The Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District has named Charlene Fischer Director of Transportation for the Valley Center Pauma Unified School District.  Fischer has been in the school bus industry for 17 years. In 2012, she became a California State Certified School Bus Driving Instructor, and in 2022, she received the State of California Transportation Administration Certification. Fischer finds it “very […]

Adoption event finds many critters homes

The Animal Welfare Coalition event Saturday at Tractor Supply found forever homes for many dogs, kittens, and even guinea pigs. Mari Guernsey of the coalition told The Roadrunner: “I’m proud of all the Animal Welfare Coalition (ladies)  that chipped in to help animal services, help the animals, the general public who came to check out the animals and then pack […]

Michael Mitchell

On July 15, 2023, Michael Mitchell (Mike) passed away at Palomar Hospital, surrounded by his loving children, brother (Damian Mitchell), and parents (Janice and Mike Mitchell).  Michael was born and raised in Barrington, Rhode Island, along with his brothers, Damian and Jeffery, and sister, Cynthia. He then attended the University of Rhode Island, eventually working for Raytheon as an engineer. […]

Trenton John Bozarth, 32

Trenton John Bozarth, 32, of  Valley Center, CA passed away on July 13, 2023. Trent was born in Escondido, CA on June 5th, 1991. He attended confirmation classes and was confirmed at Community Lutheran Church. Growing up he attended the Valley Center School System and graduated from Valley Center High School in 2009. He actively participated in Cub Scouts and […]