Praise for parks staffThe Barstow Park and Recreation District staff who are taking care of our parks are doing a very good job. Please notice how nice the parks are looking. It takes hard work to keep the weeds pulled, everything trimmed, and trash picked up. Plus it takes workers who take pride in their work and are diligent in doing the work.Please give them a big thank you!Raynette […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/opinion/20161020/letters-to-editor-10-21-16?rssfeed=true
The paranormal investigation fellow reporter Charity Lindsey and I participated in on Oct. 9 was a first for us, but not for the Daily Press.Since 1999, the year David Meyer co-founded the now defunct High Desert Paranormal Society, several former reporters have tagged along with the group on similar investigations.I didn’t know […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161020/this-desert-life-night-stuart-kellogg-caught-ghosts?rssfeed=true
Wednesday night’s Showdown on the Strip in Las Vegas, the last debate between presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, is history. Now begins the sprint to the finish of what seems like it has been a never-ending campaign season.Election Day is less than three weeks away. Those voters who don’t mail in their ballots will head to the polls on Nov. 8 knowing they will be selecting a leader to succeed President Barack Obama.For that we can be thankful. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/opinion/20161020/our-view-debates-over-campaigns-begin-sprint-to-finish?rssfeed=true
MIAMI — Conservative activist James O’Keefe has released secretly recorded, selectively edited video footage that includes a Democratic activist bragging about deploying troublemakers at rallies held by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.After O’Keefe began releasing videos this week, two Democratic operatives stopped working on the presidential race and both the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton’s campaign denounced the tactics described in the footage. Both said […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161020/video-dem-activist-bragged-about-disrupting-trump-rallies?rssfeed=true
Donald Trump started off on a good note of lighthearted jokes at a charity dinner in Manhattan on Thursday, but the mood turned once he started attacking Hillary Clinton more heavily.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/zz/elections/20161021/things-got-uncomfortably-awkward-after-trump-jabbed-clinton-at-charity-dinner/1?rssfeed=true
Ken Bone, the man who became an internet sensation when he asked a question at the second presidential debate earlier this month, is now starring in an ad for the company that manufactures his now-famous red sweater.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/zz/elections/20161021/ken-bone-is-starring-in-ad-for-brand-that-makes-his-now-famous-red-sweater/1?rssfeed=true
San Bernardino County Supervisors unanimously approved this week a cooperative funding agreement for Victorville’s Green Tree Boulevard Extension Project after the city and a regional transportation agency agreed on terms of a loan expediting the major undertaking.The town of Apple Valley is expected to vote on the agreement next week for the four-agency $45 million project, which will stretch Green Tree Boulevard about a mile from Hesperia Road to Ridgecrest/Yates roads and includes […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161020/county-oks-funding-agreement-for-green-tree-extension?rssfeed=true
Halloween is quickly approaching and there is no shortage of spooky activities in the High Desert. Both this weekend and next are filled with family-friendly fun, from haunted house attractions to pumpkin carving and costume contests. To help you plan your holiday, the Daily Press compiled a list of local Halloween events to check out over the next 10 days.All Saints Lunatic Asylum — Fridays and SaturdaysAll Saints Lunatic […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161020/prepare-to-be-scared-how-to-celebrate-halloween-in-high-desert?rssfeed=true
What’s up with mortgage rates? Jeff Lazerson of Mortgage Grader in Laguna Niguel gives us his take.
RATE NEWS SUMMARY
From Freddie Mac’s weekly survey: This week, the 30-year fixed averaged 3.52 percent, five basis points higher than last…
A Linda Isle house featured in Architectural Digest four decades ago and recently rebuilt has sold for $20 million, the 2nd priciest, publicly listed Orange County home sale so far this year.
The contemporary, 6,788-square-foot house in the…