Library features artworks inspired by Valley Center’s Rancho Guejito

The Valley Center Library and Valley Center Art Association are presenting an exhibit of the work of VC artists Barbara Scharnau and Gloria Warren featuring their works of art inspired by Rancho Guejito. “The Jewel of North County,” exhibition features watercolor, photography and mixed media art inspired by the last remaining intact Mexican land grant in California. “My Mixed Media […]

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VC Cemetery District board has two openings. If you live in VC and are interested in serving, you can apply! Contact Carolyn Kurtz at 760-749-7868. The board’s meeting times have changed. They now meet at the Valley Baptist Church, 30053 Miller Rd., on the second Tuesday of each month at 10 am. The public is always welcome. The district has […]

Friends of the Poor Walk Sept. 12 to benefit area needy

The 8th annual Friends of the Poor Walk will be held September 12, starting at 8 a.m. in Adams Park. Sponsored by the local Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP)—based at St. Stephen Catholic Church—the annual event benefits the needy who live in Valley Center and Pauma Valley. It is the only fundraiser for the SVdP, which operates the […]

A hot weather favorite—

Just in time for the hottest days of summer, Frank McCarron and Michelle Kobayashi are serving up genuine Hawaiian shave ice at Tropical Snow, at the corner of Valley Center Road & Cole Grade Road. According to McCarron, “Michelle and I thought bringing shave ice to valley center would be a great idea, She was born and raised in maui, […]

Around Valley Center

CALLING ALL ROBOTICISTS-LINE FOLLOWING COMPETITION The Valley Center Library will sponsor an Autonomous Line Following Robot Competition on the 5th of September, 2015 Robot Competition. The competition will be held on the grounds of the library. This competition is open to all North County residents between the ages of 10-18. Judging will be performed by leading Electrical and Computer Science […]

S. Robert Polito, MD, 93, longtime resident of VC

S. Robert Polito, “Dr. Bob” of Valley Center, died of congestive heart failure, peacefully in his home in the presence of his family on August 13, 2015. He was 93. Born in Hollywood on January 20, 1922, the second son of Sol & Frances Polito, he graduated from St. Catherine’s Military Academy, Anaheim (1936), Loyola High School, L.A. (1940) and […]

Pauma Valley Church to host Beth Moore simulcast Sept. 12

Pauma Valley Church will host the Living Proof Live Simulcast, a live Internet streaming event features life-transforming Bible teaching with popular women’s author and speaker Beth Moore on Saturday, September 12, from 9:30 a.m.¬–4 p.m. This event will both challenge and encourage women to grow deeply in their faith. Join 250,000 women around the world for this live, global, Internet […]

Ruth Ann Blankenship Wright of Escondido

Ruth Ann Blankenship Wright peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 27th, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Ruth was born February 6, 1934 in Laborcita Canyon near La Luz, New Mexico. In the early 30’s her family moved to California, where she met and married Jessie Oscar Wright, Jr., her husband of 61 years. […]

Sept. 12 Grape Day festival continues century-old tradition

• 500 plus runners expected for 10-K run

Learn about the history of the city you live in by participating in the Grape Day festival, which includes the city’s five Rotary clubs, a 5K walk/run, and an old-fashioned downtown parade straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting. The celebration happens on Saturday, September 12 in downtown Escondido and Grape Day Park. You can expect to see several thousand […]

WROTE Ministries’ ‘Enchanting Garden Tea’ Sept. 27 will feature singing and flute music

The upcoming outreach tea event (fundraiser) is organized by WROTE (Women Reaching Out Through Evangelism) Ministries & Networking With Purpose, comprised by all volunteers and is non-profit. The “Enchanting Garden Tea” will take place Sunday, September 27 at 2–4:30 p.m. at the Pala Mesa Resort (76 & Old Hwy 395/Fallbrook). The tea program will be highlighted with a live auction […]