Sheriff’s Blotter September 3 – 12

September 3 – A suspicious person report taken on Harrah’s Rincon Way at 3:52 a.m. resulted in the arrest of a man for a felony bench warrant. – A special detail assignment on Quail Hollow Lane at 5:56 a.m. resulted in the arrest of a man for a felony bench warrant. – A woman was arrested for a felony bench […]

Lady Jags place second in home field hockey tournament

Grace Martineau takes control of the ball from an Escondido Cougar player in last Saturday’s home field hockey tournament. The Jags were able to place second by winning two of their three matches. For the full game story and updates on Valley Center High football and water polo, turn to PAGE B1.

Highway proposed to be named after local rancher

The Joel Mendenhall family at Palomar Mountain. A proposed stretch of local highway is set to be named after Joel, the local rancher who lost his life last year. photo by Courtesy photos.Assemblywoman Marie Waldron has been diligently working to name a portion of Highway 76 after Joel Mendenhall, a local rancher who lost his life last year. Waldron’s Bill, […]

Water board manager addresses planning group

On Sept. 8, Valley Center Municipal Water District Board General Manager Gary Arant addressed the planning group on the impact of Stage 2 water reduction and sewer expansion for new development projects and existing users. On Aug. 4, the VCMWD Board of Directors voted for a Level 2 water supply alert based on the State Water Resources Control Board imposed […]

Digital Literacy Curriculum coming to VCHS

Rand Green, Department Chair for the Computer Science and Information Technology Department of Palomar College, was recently awarded a $5,000 grant to collaborate with local high schools to implement a Digital Literacy Curriculum. “Of course, I chose Valley Center High School as this is my hometown,” said Green. “I am currently working with Valley Center High School Instructor Mark Hailwood […]

County strips San Pasqual VFD of firefighting ability

After a series of violations, the San Pasqual Volunteer Fire Department has been dissolved. The county of San Diego has stripped the San Pasqual Volunteer Fire Department of recognition as a volunteer firefighting agency, thus taking away the entity’s legal ability to provide fire protection and emergency medical services. The 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote Sept. 16 […]

Valley Briefs

LUNCH N LEARN The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch N Learn on Sept. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Hall. The presentation, Expansion of the Wastewater Recycling Capacity in the VC Villages, will be hosted by VC Municipal Water District and presented by General Manager Gary Arant, and district engineer Wally Grabbe. […]

Pala ThundHerStruck appearance first in county since 2007

The all female AC/DC tribute band ThunderHerStruck rocked Pala Casino last weekend. The all-female AC/DC tribute band ThundHerStruck was formed in the Los Angeles area in early 2004. In July 2004 ThundHerStruck played at Cane’s in San Diego and in April 2007 the band performed at a charity fundraiser in Pacific Beach. ThundHerStruck was not on stage in San Diego […]

Emergency Calls September 5 – 12

September 5 – Medical aid on West Glen Oak. Patient transported to Palomar Medical Center (PMC). September 6 – Medical aid on Utarlan Road. Patient remained against medical advice. September 7 – Public assistance for snake removal on Star Haven Lane. Cancelled. – Medical aid on Anthony Road. Patient remained against medical advice. – Medical aid on Calle De Vista. […]

Lady Jags field hockey captures second in home tournament

Lady Jaguar Emily Tuttle hustles for control of the ball in this weekend’s home tournament. photo by Ray Flores / Valley Roadrunner.Valley Center High School Lady Jaguars came in second place in the Valley Center High School Field Hockey Tournament. A Lady Jaguar slams the ball toward the goal in last Saturday’s Valley Center Field Hockey Tournament.Coach Kaitlin Gates had […]