2015-04-23

Candidates for honorary mayor tell their platforms



Mayor’s candidate Kami Voertman Part of a series on the 2015 Honorary Mayor’s Race in Valley Center. There are five candidates. We will be profiling all of them. * * * “I’m promising to show up,” said Kami Voertman, the Chamber of Commerce’s candidate for honorary mayor. “If you elect me all you have to do is call me and […]

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Around Valley Center



LITTLE COWGIRL, COWBOY CONTEST—One of the first activities of Western Days will be the Best Little Cowboy, Cowgirl contest at the Vaqueros kick-off May 16 at 5:30 p.m. at 28210 Lilac Rd., next to the Lilac fire station. The contest is jointly sponsored by the Republican Women Federated and the Vaqueros. Buy tickets in advance at www.vcrwf.org and www.valleycentervaqueros.com. FREE […]

Tousleys named to lead the Western Days parade



Last week when Bob & Pat Tousley learned they were to be the grand marshals of the 2015 Western Days parade he declared, “You’ve heard of shock? Well, we’re in shock! We didn’t expect it. We never in thought about it.” She added, “It totally took us by surprise.” The Tousleys moved to Valley Center in 1970. He served in […]

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. […]


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