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Barack Obama lands in familiar Rancho Mirage as Donald Trump enters White House
Los Angeles Times
As new commander-in-chief Donald Trump settles into the White House, former resident and President Barack Obama has touched down in Southern California’s Coachella Valley. Obama and his wife, Michelle, on Friday arrived at Thunderbird Heights in …
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How well do local housing and new presidents mix?
The late 1980s real estate boom in Southern California ended harshly amid the early 1990s nationwide recession that got Clinton elected in 1992. Early in the Clinton presidency, the local housing market was weakened by a regional economy hard-hit by …
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced price changes for mailing and shipping services. These new rates will go into effect today. First-Class Mail Letters up to 1 ounce: price increase from 47 cents to 49 cents. First-Class Metered Mail: price decrease from 46.5 cents to 46 cents. Metered mail discount is now 3 cents when compared to stamped letters. First-Class Mail Flats up to 1 ounce: price increase from 94 cents to 98 cents. First-Class Mail Parcels (retail): pay one price up to 4 […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170121/postal-rates-to-increase-today?rssfeed=true
The Twilight Wish Foundation will hold a chili cook-off from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., Barstow. Prizes of $100, $50 and $25 will be awarded. Taster cost is $7, which includes sample of each chili entry, one ticket to vote for one entry and a bowl of Moe’s chili and a slice of cornbread. Children will be charged $5 and receive a bowl of Moe’s chili and a slice of cornbread. Free bingo card for the first 50 (12 and over). For more information, call […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170121/chili-cookoff-at-senior-center?rssfeed=true
The Mojave Water Agency will host its next ABC’s of Water session, “From Precipitation to Tap,” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at its operations center, 7620 Deep Creek Road, Apple Valley. Staff from MWA’s operations department will be on hand to answer questions about MWA facilities as well as how water becomes potable or drinking water. Seating is limited and refreshments will be provided, so registration is required by contacting Gloria Golike at 760-946-7001 or by email at […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170121/mwa-to-hold-informational-session?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Maribeth Knight bends down on her knees as she helps 8-year-old Heaven Kent zip up her new sweater while her brothers, Hezekiah and Jezekiah Kent, are given hot chocolate and something warm to eat.“God is good. I came to try and turn in some cans so I could buy dinner for my kids to eat tonight,” said Tammy Kent, 30, of Victorville, as she stood beside her three children wearing only their pajamas. Maribeth Knight and her husband Jason […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170121/lending-hand-local-group-shows-compassion-to-those-in-need?rssfeed=true
BARSTOW — Many in the High Desert are mourning the loss of community leader and city advocate Carol Randall, who died last week.Randall, the vice president and partner of Lee & Associates, died at a friend’s home in Barstow on Thursday. Known by many as a pillar in the community, Randall was 63, company President Don Brown said.“She had cancer and she was on hospice care for a short time. The cancer was aggressive and took Carol very quickly,” […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170121/community-mourns-passing-of-carol-randall?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Oak Hills resident Tim Hill snapped photos of his damaged community mailbox on Thursday and took a trip to the U.S. Post Office in Hesperia to put a hold on his mail.Hill, who thought his community mailbox in the Summit Hills area had been broken into Wednesday night, was surprised when a Post Office employee handed him three days worth of mail.”The employee told me that this happened three days ago and handed me three days worth of mail,” Hill said. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170121/mail-theft-on-rise-problem-plaguing-not-just-high-desert-but-all-of-southern-california?rssfeed=true
Selling your house is a big decision. How you get your house ready to sell is also a big decision. Here are just a few options you have to choose from when it comes to selling your house today.
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