St. Stephen Church presents Passion play for first time in 13 years

St. Stephen Catholic Church presented The Passion of the Lord on Good Friday. The Passion of the Lord was a spiritual musical drama depicting the life, ministry, trials and crucifixion of Christ. The 65 cast and crew members were from the St. Stephen’s parish. There was a full house for the production. Several members of the audience commented that the […]

July 4 fireworks show is going forward, says organizer

Kelly Crews, organizer of the July 4 fireworks show tells The Roadrunner the event will go forward this year. “However, a few folks I had expected to receive money from have not stepped forward. So we are putting out the word that we need $10,000 more to pull together the logistical support we need,” she said. Sponsors to date are […]

Services April 4 for Pete Caylor

Services will be held April 4 for Pete Caylor, a 45-year resident of Valley Center, who died March 31 at his home. Services will be at Bonham Stewart Mortuary, 321 D. St. in Ramona at noon on Thursday, April 4. Mr. Caylor will receive military honors at graveside. The Roadrunner will run a full obituary next week.

Kiwanis Shotgun Golf Tournament seeks contestants

VC Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Shotgun Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 27 at the Woods Valley Golf Course. Tee off time is at noon. Tickets are $75 apiece. Funds raised will go to Rachel’s Challenge, a program that was generated as a result of the Columbine shooting. The parents of Rachel read her diary and learned that she […]

Snake activity up over warm weekend

Warm weather has brought our reptilian brethren out of their holes, and according to Fire Marshal George Lucia, local doctors were busy treating snakebite over the Easter weekend. “As is usual, when the weather warms up, it brings out the snakes, and the baby rattlers are the most potent,” Lucia told The Roadrunner. “The fire department has had lots of […]

You can help send a child to his first Padres game

You can send a child to his or her first Padres game, thanks to a program sponsored by the Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego. Their goal is to send 500 kids to Petco Park. All you need to do is donate $10 per kid. The San Diego Padres have announced that the BGCGSD will be a featured […]

Sign up for Mutton Bustin’ May 5

Mutton Bustin’ will be offered again at the Valley Center Stampede Rodeo, which will be held over the Memorial Day weekend. Kids age 5 thru 7 and weighing under 50 pounds are eligible to ride a sheep in the arena. Sign-ups will be held at Armstrong Feed & Supply (28520 Cole Grade Rd.), on May 11, from 9 a.m.–noon. Bring […]

PVCSD employee retires after 30 years service

Pauma Valley Community Services director Peggy West holds the sliver watch that board President Bill Winn (left) presented to Daryl Jackson Tuesday on the occasion of his retirement as a district employee.Daryl Jackson, who served with the Pauma Valley Community Services District for 30 years, retired on March 31. His retirement was marked by a recognition at the agency on […]

Bilingual students win state and national writing awards

Bilingual students were honored for winning state and national writing awards at the March school board meeting. Shown are (from left), Monica Gonzalez, Alina Gonzalez and Antonio Flores (see story).The VCPUSD School Board, at the March meeting, recognized three VCP Dual Language Program students who received the CABE – California Assn. of Bilingual Educators, and NABE -National Assn. of Bilingual […]

Woods Valley Golf Club will host fundraiser April 27 to benefit Rachel’s Challenge anti-bullying efforts in VC schools

“Each day 160,000 students do not go to school because they are bullied, teased and harassed,” reports Karen Burstein of Valley Center Kiwanis, which is sponsoring an April 27 golf tournament fundraiser at Woods Valley Golf Club to benefit Rachel’s Challenge, a worldwide anti-bullying effort. Seventeen-year-old Rachel Scott was the first student killed at Columbine High School in 1999. “By […]