VC oil nearing liquor license approval



Valley Center Oil received ap­proval at the November Valley Center Community Planning Group (VCCPG) hearing to move forward with their application to sell beer and wine. The application filed by Dave Bohorguez, Principal and acting manager of VC Oil was present at the meeting along with authorities who normally involved with the ap­proval of such a license. “We have no […]

Around Valley Center



Deadline for holiday poinset­tias is approaching fast— Sun., Nov. 22 is the deadline to pre-order holiday Poinsettias from the Dos Valles Garden Club for pick-up at the Club’s Holiday Poinsettia and Plant Sale, 8 am to noon, Sat., Dec. 5 at the Martin Gang Ranch, 28933 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center. Seven variet­ies of Poinsettias in six-inch pots are available […]

Valley Center Fire Prevention meets and greets local farmers



The Valley Center Fire Prevention Division participated in meeting, greet­ing and teaching fire and safety to local farmers at the San Diego County Farm Bureau’s first annual Agriculture Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on November 5. Farming and nurseries remains a large part of the Valley Center lifestyle and although often hidden in the coun­try backdrop, the VCFPD Fire […]

Valley Center Road may be getting a roundabout



Members of the Valley Center Com­munity Planning Group approved board member John Vicks’ motion to investi­gate further the potential for installing a roundabout at Mirar de Valle and Valley Center Road. The motion carried with the sup­port of all board members except James Garritson, local planning board mem­ber who boldly rejects any vote that im­poses government control over private property […]

San Marcos city council meets, says no marijuana



San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond opened the latest city council meeting with the observation that it was unusu­ally well-attended, probably due to the item on the agenda regarding marijua­na. The proposed ordinance would ex­pressly prohibit the cultivation of mari­juana, including medical marijuana and edible products, and all associated busi­nesses, such as the delivery of marijua­na, in the city of San […]

Art studio and garden tour to benefit dog rescue



A local Escondido artist will be hosting a charity event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 5 and 6 to help raise funds for local animals in need. Cathy Carey, of Escondido, will be hosting an art studio and garden tour in continued support of the Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue. Suggested donations start at $10, and Carey […]

Valley Center Sheriff Blotter



• Tuesday, October 27, at 9:30 am Grand Theft was reported in the 29600 block of Wilkes • At 2:53 pm, Wednesday, October 28, a prisoner was transported from the Pala Casino to the Vista Detention Facility on charges of commercial burglary, receiving known stolen property, fraud with other’s ID, and, oh yes, possession of a controlled substance. • At […]

Kallee Krong- McCreery’s Recipes



Kallee is a cook, recipe writer, and a field editor of the Taste of Home family of magazines. Her recipes have been featured in Sim­ple and Delicious, Country Woman, and Taste of Home magazines. Slow Cooker French Dip Beef 2 1/2 lb to 3 lbs chuckroast1/2 c soy sauce2 c beef broth (or waterwith 1 1/2 Tbl beef bouil­lon) 1 […]


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