Family History Fair will be held March 7

Come find your story at the annual Family History Fair on March 7, located in the Escondido Family History Center, 2255 Felicita Road in Escondido (just off I-15). Doors open at 8 a.m. for class registration. Keynote speaker is at 9 a.m. Classes are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Preregister at http:// Activities will include classes, displays and […]

Plein-air exhibition planned for California Center for the Arts

The Art in Nature Alliance (ANA), a partnership of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (The Center), Plein-Air Painters of America (PAPA), and the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC), announce the 2015 Plein-Air exhibition and sale in San Diego County—“Art in Nature: Legacy of the Land,” featuring an exhibition and sale of work by the Plein-air Painters of […]

18 stews, step dancers, fun and blarney and 21st annual Irish Stew Cook-off March 12

Time to be Irish again and wear your finest and most outrageous Gaelic getups for the only Irish Stew Cook-off in San Diego County. The 21st annual Irish Stew Cook-off— a huge event—will be held Thursday, March 12, 5:30–8 p.m. at St Stephen’s community hall located at 31020 Cole Grade Road in Valley Center, located near the high school. For […]

Palomar College, Pt. Loma Nazarene team up to offer 4-year nursing degree

Starting fall semester this year, Palomar College nursing graduates can receive a coveted Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in just 15 months without ever leaving the Palomar College campus. This new partnership between the two institutions was unanimously approved by the Palomar College Governing Board at their February 10 Board meeting. “This […]


VALLEY CENTER SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH The church will host CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Training classes beginning on Sunday, March 1 from 1– 4 p.m., with continuing instruction each consecutive Sunday afternoon in March, (March 8, March 15, March 22,) and concluding with the graduation and certification program on Sunday, March 29 from 1- 5 p.m. This training is being […]

Escondido company wins 2014 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics

The Better Business Bureau serving San Diego, Orange and Imperial Counties recently hosted its 17th annual Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics. Five local companies received a Better Business Bureau Torch Award in recognition of their dedication to ethics and integrity in the San Diego marketplace. One of them was Vows From The Heart Ministries, based in Escondido. “Each year we […]

A Christian’s sense of hearing

We have a dog named Fancy. She is mid-sized, white with a pink nose and possessed of an excellent disposition. In her prime, Fancy was quite athletic and full of energy. Don’t tell our other dogs, but Fancy is my wife’s favorite. The years, though, have crept up on our loyal canine. She doesn’t jump anymore and must be lifted […]

Financial Peace University will help you get your finances in order

Do your New Year’s resolutions for 2015 include getting your family finances in order? Tired of running out of money each month before the month is over? Looking for a proven way to manage your money that honors God? You need a plan! Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan. FPU teaches ways of handling money. Through video […]

New owner at Valley Center’s Allstate Insurance agency

John DelZio is the new owner of the Valley Center Allstate Insurance, located at 31034 Valley Center Rd. He recently purchased the business from Robin Schultz, who plans to stay on board as a service agent. DelZio has been in the insurance and financial services industry for 20 years. He was a financial planner for ten years and worked at […]

Man arrested for attempted murder at Rancho Corrido

Sheriff’s deputies from the Valley Center Substation February 10 responded to a reported stabbing at the Rancho Corrido Campground in Pauma Valley. They located a male in his 40s with multiple stab wounds. The victim was flown by helicopter to a hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. Valley Center detectives learned the identity of the suspect during a follow-up investigation. […]