Art show features work of two local photographers

During July, the Escondido Art Partnership, will play host to two Escondido photographers, Richard Schultz, and Ted W. Snoddy. The Gallery known for its wide range of art on display, from photography to paintings, watercolors to hip clothing and deco jewelry, will feature a month long photography journey of “Escape.” Snoddy’s recent trip to Thailand will feature some local flair […]

VC’s Copeland wins Junior Barrel Race at Lakeside Rodeo

Valley Center’s Chloe Copeland returned last weekend from participating in the California High School Rodeo State Finals, where she did very well. She went there after participating in this year’s Lakeside Rodeo where she competed in Junior Barrel Race, where she had the fastest time. The 17-year-old Copeland posted a time of 17.35 seconds on her April 17 run, giving […]

Enjoy ‘Movies in the Park’ this summer

Enjoy “Movies in the Park” this summer at Grape Day Park. 7 p.m. games, movie airs at dusk July 11 “Despicable Me”July 25 “Big Hero 6”August 8 “Wreck-It Ralph” Movies in the Park is back for the 8th season of free fun in Grape Day Park. First there are games with The Escondido History Center and its partner Escondido Recreation […]

VC Rodeo queens impress at Lakeside Rodeo

The queens selected at the Miss Rodeo Valley Center pageant made their debut as royalty at the recent Lakeside Rodeo. Miss Rodeo Valley Center winner Bridgette LaHaye, Junior Miss Rodeo Valley Center queen Molly Fagan, Young Miss Rodeo Valley Center titlist Kaylee Tate, and Little Miss Rodeo Valley Center titleholder Samantha Picot were at the four performances at the Lakeside […]

Around Escondido

Escondido SATURDAY Market, Held every Saturday from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. on Kalmia between Grand Ave and Second. North County’s newest artisan market in historic Downtown Escondido. Come for unique products and fresh produce in a hip urban market. Escondido Farmers Market, Tuesdays 2:30-6 p.m., Year-Round, event is held on Grand Avenue between Juniper and Kalmia Street downtown. Local, farm […]

What are they doing now?

Valley Center High School softball coach Bill Dunckel shared with the Times Advocate what some former Jaguar athletes are doing these days. Sukie Turner (shown above), who was a VCHS basketball standout earlier this year, has signed with University of Dallas. Brie Dunckel has signed with Central Arizona College. VCHS softball star Hana Gilbert is at her second year at […]

The Beauty of Rancho Guejito Art Exhibition at VC Library

“The Jewel of North County,” an Art Exhibition sponsored by Valley Center Art Association and Friends of the Library, is currently on display at the VC Library Community Room. The art is inspired by historic Rancho Guejito. The exhibit is on display courtesy of a private collector. Mixed media, photographs, and watercolors by long time residents and neighbors of Rancho […]

Chamber’s Sundowner features Black Walnut Creek estate

Around Valley Center

DESIGN REVIEW BOARD— The Valley Center Design Review Board will next meet July 6, 5-7 p.m. at VC Library’s History Room. The public is invited to attend and to speak on any matters on the agenda. Editor’s note: Longtime Chairman Lael Montgomery recently announced that she will be retiring soon from the DRB. DOS VALLES GARDEN CLUB held their annual […]

VCHS Class of 2005 brings back the memories with 10-year reunion

The Valley Center High School Class of 2005 held its ten-year reunion Saturday evening at Black Walnut Creek. About 125 alumni attended. They did memorial autograph pots for both James Cottrell and Ashleigh Roach. They had a station where people wrote a letter to themselves for the 2025 reunion. There was also a map of the world where people pinned […]