SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH A spiritual growth seminar will be hosted at the Valley Center Seventh Day Adventist Church beginning Wednesday, April 29 and concluding Sabbath (Saturday) afternoon. The six sessions are being presented by well known evangelist, Jack Sequeria, and will give greater emphasis and understanding on the full gospel of Jesus Christ and of Righteousness by Faith and […]

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Do the ‘Cha cha cha!’

Get your dance moves ready and your feet on the floor. Friday, April 24 you could be dancing with the stars at Valle Center Middle School. A spaced themed, cha cha filled, all school dance party! Don’t miss it because this will be the last all school dance party of the 2014-2015 school year. For just $5 you can find […]

Cruin’ Grand so far: ‘Stellar and Awesome’

“Stellar and awesome!” are the words that Cruisin’ Grand organizer Steve Waldron is using for the first few Fridays so far in this six month-long celebration of the American automobile. On April 10 the festival welcomed the Willys Americar. “We had a huge amount of spectators and cars that I’ve never seen before,” said Waldron. The festival also welcomed a […]

International soccer exhibition attracts hundreds to Ryan Park

On April 8, FC Heat and Escondido Soccer Club hosted its 2nd annual international exhibition event at Ryan Park in Escondido. The playing field was adorned with Adidas flags and banners and looked conditioned for a cup final. Hamburgers, hot dogs and tacos made this a great family occasion that approximately 300 people showed up for. FC HEAT GIRLS 1 […]

Water district adds new hires for first time in several years

It is a rare event indeed when the Valley Center Municipal Water District hires new personnel. No new hires have been made in six years now at the district, which provides water for all of the Valley Center area as well as parts of Escondido. However, recent developments, including the governor’s executive order cutting water usage throughout the state by […]

Valley Center’s biggest charity fundraiser is happening this weekend: Jag Auction

The 17th Annual VCHS Jaguar Auction will be held on Saturday, April 25 at the VCHS Gymnasium at 31322 Cole Grade Rd. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Valley Center High School (VCHS) Foundation, along with its many helpers, are preparing for the annual tradition of opening the VCHS Gym to the public for Valley Center’s largest fundraiser. Tables are […]

Taylor Pamplin scores 518.05 at April dive meet

Escondido Charter High School senior Taylor Pamplin met her goal of scoring at least 500 points in a high school diving meet April 11 at the April Dive Meet at Fallbrook High. Pamplin’s score of 518.05 points led the 19 competitors in the girls 11- dive event and gave the three-time defending CIF champion at least 500 points for the […]

Misfits heading to Western Days to try to disrupt festival

Western Days is upon us once again and as in past years there is a group of individuals who are going to try to disrupt our community from having fun during Western Days. This year the MILLER MISFIT’S who are headed up by the notorious Shady Shain are planning to come to town starting on Saturday May 16 at Smokey’s […]

Calvin Christian High Junior is among track and field elite

Calvin Christian High School’s Ryan Thomsen, a current junior, was invited to participate in the very prominent Arcadia Invitational recently. Ryan finished in the top ten taking 7th overall, was the top junior in the meet, and was also the top California finisher, which is awarded the “California Greatest Athlete Award.” Over the two days of the meet, Ryan scored […]

Escondido Art Assn. to hold annual fundraiser

The Escondido Art Association, an all volunteer non-profit organization promoting the arts in North County San Diego, will hold its annual garage sale fundraiser on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 1 – 3. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. all days. The sale, to be held at the Nicolaisen residence, 333 Cypress Crest Terrace, Escondido, 92025, will […]

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