ARTS in the Valley: so many things to do

In our small community of Valley Center, the performing and visual arts are plentifully and readily available to enjoy. Summertime is no exception. If you or your children have musical and/or artistic skills, there are several camps and classes for you to enjoy. If you’re a senior, the Valley Center Library offers a painting class as well. I’m here to […]

Jaguars’ volleyball season comes to an end in CIF clash at Bishop’s

(L-R) Paul Schaner, Benjie Schechter, Sean Cutrell, CJ Gittleson, Anthony Cozzi, Laura Rush, Mitchell Rush, Dylan Fredenburg, Daniel DeLeonBecause of an uncommon spirit of teamwork and friendship, the 2013 season for the Valley Center varsity boys volleyball team will be remembered for more than just what the Jaguars accomplished on the court. Don’t be misled—the Jags were tremendously successful on […]

VC lacrosse programs continue to have success at all levels

With the success of both the boys and girls varsity lacrosse teams this season, Valley Center Lacrosse Foundation President Rich Russell shared with us an update about how lacrosse is seeing success at all levels, thanks to the hard work of all the parents, coaches and supporters in the community. I’m the president of the Valley Center Lacrosse Foundation (VCLF), […]

VC Avengers to hold free rugby clinic on Saturday

The Valley Center Avengers Rugby Club (VCARC) is proud to announce the kick-off of another summer rugby league season, and the club is hosting a free skills clinic and tryouts this weekend. The clinic and tryouts run from 9 a.m.–noon on Saturday at the VC Lower Elementary School football field off of School Bus Lane. All kids ages 6–18 are […]

Rodeo Mutton Buster Lilah Langat wins Longest Ride

A handful of local youngsters put on a great show in the Mutton Bustin’ competition at this year’s rodeo, but when the dust settled, six-year-old Lilah Langat clinched the prize for Longest Ride by holding on to a running sheep for nearly four seconds. Lilah earned a trophy for taking part in the event and was awarded a big bag […]

VC track & field teams earn three top-ten finishes in CIF finals

Hannah Nealis took 16th in the 100M hurdles, Kaylee Hudson finished 7th in the 1,600M and Michael McInerny took 4th in the 400M race.The Valley Center varsity track and field teams capped another outstanding season with an excellent performance in the CIF San Diego Section prelims and finals over the past two weekends. The Jaguars brought home three top-ten finishes […]

Lady Jaguars fall to Mater Dei in softball team’s first trip to CIF Division IV title game

The Lady Jaguars cap off their best season in history taking second place in CIF Div. IV.After all the pitches, hits, throws and catches of another softball season, the CIF San Diego Section Division IV championship came down to one ball and one glove. Specifically, the glove of Valley Center pitcher Emma Sloman and the ball in her right hand, […]

Distinguished School Gets Award

Dignitaries from Valley Center High School (VCHS) and the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District last week attended the official awards ceremony for the California Distinguished Schools Awards program which was held on Tuesday in Orange County. VCHS was honored as one of California’s Distinguished Schools. Shown are (from left) Dennis Zabinsky, Robin Macomber, Susy Sanchez, Principal Ron Mc Cowan, Supt. […]

Poster Contest—

2013 North County Water Agencies/VCMWD Annual 4th Grade Water Awareness Poster Contest Winners. VCMWD Board President Gary Broomell (center back) and Trish Garcia, VCMWD Water Conservation Coordinator/Engineering Services and GIS Supervisor (far left, front row) are pictured along with the fourteen 2013 poster contest winners. This year’s theme was “Water for Life.” The three top winners, third place, Arleth Zuniga, […]

VC Historian Lerner fascinates Paumans with stories of their past

A while ago Valley Center Historian Bob Lerner was chagrined to discover that the VC History Museum only had a few items about Pauma Valley, even though Pauma is part of the territory it has committed to collecting history for. This was brought to the museum’s attention when several students from Pauma Valley wanted to use the museum as a […]