Kiwanis golf tournament benefits scholarships for local seniors

The 3rd annual Valley Center Kiwanis Golf Tournament Friday, October 16 at Woods Valley Golf Course will raise money for scholarships for VC High School (VCHS) seniors and for character education and anti-bullying programs in the lower grades. Tournament registration is at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Dinner is at 5 p.m. The $99 donation per […]

Jags Secure 21-14 Win Over Brawley

The Valley Center High football team was hardly in a panic. With 13 returning starters and armed with more than an ample amount of confidence, the Jaguars figured they’d do plenty of winning in 2015. But the fact remained that the Jags must have felt a bit of a sense of urgency heading into Friday night’s road game versus Brawley. […]

Around Valley Center

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION— Sponsored by Valley Center Friends of the Library Saturday, September 26th 10 a.m. at the library fireplace Marilyn Guidroz, the owner and president of Marilyn’s Garden Design and a certified member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, will speak to us on “Gardening in a Dry Climate.” She will cover the highlights of a California Friendly […]

ECHS Defense Gets Little Help in Disappointing 24-7

The outcome of Friday night’s contest between Escondido Charter and Vincent Memorial (Calexico, Calif.) hinged on one thing. Could the White Tiger defense, so stout and gallant for 43 minutes-plus, make one more huge play? The game had reached its seminal moment. With EC clinging to a 7-3 lead, the visiting Scots were faced with a make-or-break 4th and 7 […]

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‘Cravings Vs. Convictions’

Don’t you just hate that? You know, when your cravings run right smack dab into your convictions? (Or is it the other way around?) Either way, it’s a head-on collision just waiting to happen, and it always leads to casualties. Oh, you can swerve and weave all over the road for awhile, trying to evade the inevitable, but, eventually (wham!) […]

Friends of the Poor Walk Sept. 12 will raise money for food closet

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 […]

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 […]


Randle Loyd Taylor April 19, 1928 – August 29, 2015 Randle Loyd Taylor, Age 87, passed away on August 29, 2015 in Escondido, California. Mr. Taylor’s life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always. Arrangements are under the direction of McLeod Mortuary in Escondido, California * * * Lloyd Lyman Barnes October 4, […]

Boys & Girls Club opens new computer lab in Escondido


ST. STEPHEN CATHOLIC CHURCH Friends of the Poor Walk begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 12 at Adam’s Park. Walk a Mile in their shoes and raise funds for the Food Pantry which serves our less fortunate families, friends and neighbors in Valley Center and Pauma Valley. There will be free T-shirts for the first 100 walkers and free […]

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