2015-04-23

2015-04-23 E-Edition

Rotary sponsors e-waste collection April 25 at elementary



VC Rotary Club and VCHS Interact Club bring you a free community event: E-Waste Collection & Document Shred Event Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m.- noon at the Valley Center Elementary School 28751 Cole Grade Rd. Do you have old, broken or unwanted computers, televisions or other home electronic items that you want to dispose of? Well, don’t place them […]

Mayor to have town hall meeting May 13



Escondido Mayor Sam Abed will jave one of his quarterly Town Hall Meetsing on May 13, 7 p.m. During these periodic meetings between the mayor and his constituents, you can expect to hear the mayor talk about progress in reaching city goal, future goals and to take questions from the public. The public is, of course, invited.

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So I was Thinking…

Spoiler alert”

If you are reading this column expecting a warm and fuzzy feeling, thinking we’ll be standing around holding hands and singing “Kumbaya” by the end of it ***Spoiler Alert*** you might as well stop reading, because I can tell you that’s probably not going to happen. You see, I’m not feeling particularly warm and fuzzy right now; in fact, I’m […]

Library dedicates Grand Piano with concert



A capacity crowd flooded the VC Library April 12 to hear four local pianists perform on the recently acquired Bechstein Grand Piano. Marian Klein led the 33rd annual meeting of the Friends of the Valley Center Library on April 12 at the library. In a quickly held business meeting Klein and the other officers of the group were reelected. “It’s […]

Five cities along Hwy 78 unite to promote job creation with Innovate78



Last week the mayors of the five cities that straddle Hwy 78 gathered at Cal State San Marcos to announce the Innovate78 initiative to fuel job creation along that highway corridor that stretches from Escondido to the coast. The mayors of Carlsbad, Escondido, Oceanside, San Marcos and Vista April 7 announced the launch of “a branding and economic development initiative […]

VCCC sponsors National Day of Prayer observance on May 7



Valley Center Community Church will be sponsoring the upcoming National Day of Prayer at our main church campus in Valley Center in May. Looking for answers to life’s tough questions and challenges? Are you troubled, or even frightened, when watching the national and world news? Are you feeling powerless to do anything about it? As Pastor Franklin Graham of VCCC […]

Tennis Club seeks to upgrade court lighting



The Tennis Club is having a fair on Saturday April 25 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Adams Park tennis courts. The fair is open to all and there’s no charge. The club seeks funding to upgrade the lighting at the courts. Paul Herigstad, a member of the club’s board, is asking community support to tap some of the money […]

Local minister honored for her commitment to preventing violence



The 14th annual Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Awards were presented last week by the County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) at the County Administration Center. Among those honored was Dr. Faith Conklin, senior pastor at First United Methodist Church of Escondido. Rev. Conklin has been a champion for violence prevention in Escondido for almost 16 years. […]


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