Relay for Life raises $2,500 during two hour boot drive

Relay For Life of Valley Center Leadership Team Members along with Rincon Fire Station #64 held its first boot drive this year on Saturday, April 11 at the corner of Cole Grade & Valley Center roads. They raised over $1,500 in less than two hours; to support the mission of the American Cancer Society; to fund research for a cure […]

Youth rodeo forms now available online

Valley Center RODEO Entry forms are now available on www.VCStampede.com For children that dream of being a rodeo competitor, the Valley Center Stampede Rodeo is a dream come true. During the Valley Center Rodeo kids up to 15 get to compete just like the professionals. It’s meant to be fun for everyone, but also a chance for competitors to shine. […]

Library to host Dos Valles Garden Show May 7-9

The Valley Center Library will host the 32nd Dos Valles Garden Club Flower Show, entitled A World of Learning. The show is free to the public and will be open Thursday, May 7, 7-7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 8, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday, May 9, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The library, located at 29200 Cole Grade Rd., will be transformed into […]

Youthful Cooper is VCHS’s go-to-linkster

Valley Center was once home to one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures, Gary Cooper. The iconic Cooper was lean, with a folksy manner and a believability that was hard to match. In so many ways, Cooper projected the image of being the real deal. Nowadays, there’s another Cooper making a name for himself in and around the Valley Center area. […]

Learn to de-clutter your space

Coffee and Conversation ~~ Too Much Stuff? De-clutter Your Way to a Better Living Space Saturday, April 25 at 10 a.m. at the Valley Center Library. Organize your office or home space with tips to get started from professional organizing consultant Judi Warren of Designing Order. Learn how you can create more living space, reduce your stress and enhance your […]

VC Baseball Club to Host pitch, hit and run competition

The Valley Center Baseball Club last week announced plans for the local level of the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition sponsored by Scotts on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2 p.m. Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. It is designed to provide young people with an opportunity to compete, free […]


In last week’s story on Western Days and the VC Stampede Rodeo we stated incorrectly that children 12 and under would get into the rodeo for free. Actually, it’s children 5 and under who will get in free. We regret the error.

Eagle Scout project provides a place to retire American flags

Dustin Prayther’s Eagle Scout project provides a place where American flags can be retired according to the proper etiquette that should be afforded to Old Glory. Dustin, 16, began scouting in 2007 with Valley Center Cub Scout Pack 619. He is now a Life Scout in Valley Center Boy Scout Troop 619. He is working towards earning the rank of […]

Western Days vendor applications now available online

Western Days vendor applications are now available at WesternDays.org or at Facebook.com/WesternDays. The Western Days magazine and guide will be coming soon.. Visit the Western Days Website (www.westerndays.org/) for more information, including how to be included in the magazine as it becomes available. Western Days is the biggest festival in Valley Center. It takes places during the Memorial Day weekend […]

North County Conservatives to meet April 28

The next meeting of the North County Conservatives will be Tuesday, April 28, 6–8 p.m. at Mike’s BBBQ in Escondido. Guest speaker s will be Ruth Weiss of Election Integrty Project and Joseph Spenceer of onemancan.org. Mike’s BBQ is located at 1356 W. Valley Pkwy.

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