The Daily Press staff has conducted 13 Facebook Live forums with political candidates in the past three weeks. Candidates were asked a variety of questions covering several issues. If you haven’t had a chance to decide who you plan to vote for in local elections on Nov. 8, we encourage you to watch our forums. They should help you make an informed decision on Election Day. Stories about each forum also can be found on our website. Go to www.vvdailypress.com […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161023/view-local-candidate-forums-on-our-website?rssfeed=true
San Bernardino County 1st District Supervisor Robert Lovingood has brought in more than $458,000 this year toward his re-election bid, dwarfing his competitor Angela Valles’ fundraising efforts by a nearly 6-to-1 margin, campaign finance records show.Lovingood continued to pad his war chest during the latest reporting period. As one sign of his campaign’s robust financial infrastructure, he received almost $10,000 more in contributions between July 1 and Sept. 24 than Valles has all […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161024/lovingood-dominating-valles-in-fundraising-for-1st-district-supervisor-race?rssfeed=true
Election day is almost here, but unfortunately, the majority of Americans probably won’t be heading out to the polls. I find it fascinating that some people in the U.S. claim to be patriotic and preach the superiority of democracy, yet too many of us don’t participate in the most basic democratic right and principle — voting.Currently, we have about 240 million voting age Americans of which nearly 100 million constantly choose not to exercise their voting right. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/opinion/20161023/valley-voices-voting-matters-no-matter-what-anyone-says-or-thinks?rssfeed=true
The recent (Friday, Oct. 21) article about First District Supervisor candidate Angela Valles’s concerns regarding the resettlement of Syrian refugees in her community without public notification (Valles Angered over Syrian Refugees’ entry into Victorville, October 20, 2016) misled readers about federal immigration law while also attempting to tarnish the reputation of one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious immigration reform organizations in the process. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/opinion/20161023/commentary-article-misleads-about-immigration-law-is-unfair-to-organization?rssfeed=true
Eric Trump, the second son of Donald Trump, cast his father as the victim of a smear campaign when asked to respond to numerous new allegations from women, who have said the Republican presidential nominee made sexual advances toward them against their will over the past three decades.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/zz/elections/20161024/eric-trump-says-his-father-will-accept-election-results---if-theyre-fair?rssfeed=true
On the issue of health care in the United States, the two major party candidates could not be more divided — Hillary Clinton would expand the federally funded Affordable Care Act, and increase federal oversight of the insurance companies that dominate the market. Donald Trump says, if elected, he would repeal the landmark 2010 healthcare law. He cites runaway costs, websites that don’t work, greater rationing of care, higher premiums, less competition and fewer choices for American families.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/zz/elections/20161024/where-do-hillary-clinton-and-donald-trump-stand-on-health-care?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Firefighters knocked down a “suspicious” blaze late Friday at an unoccupied commercial business, thwarting the progress of flames before they could tear through attic space or the interior portion of the building, officials said.The fire was reported at 7:20 p.m. to the rear of a two-story building in the 14000 block of Culley Court. San Bernardino County Fire Medic Engine 311 arrived on scene in roughly four minutes where crews found the exterior stairwell […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161023/officials-investigating-commercial-fire-as-suspicious?rssfeed=true
It’s no surprise rents usually go up every year. And typically, the rate of increase slightly exceeds the overall rise in the cost of living.
However, if you want another reason why most of today’s local renters feel a financial squeeze –…
Virgil Chis knows all about the loss of American factory jobs.
He also has seen firsthand the benefits of Chinese money flowing freely into the U.S.
Chis, 43, lost his job tuning engines when Fisker Automotive, the luxury electric car company based in Anaheim, collapsed into bankruptcy in 2013….Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-china-trump-california-20161024-snap-story.html
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Saturday kicked off a speech about his plan for his first 100 days as president by announcing intentions to sue every woman who has come forward and accused him of sexual misconduct over the past several weeks.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/zz/elections/20161022/trump-kicked-off-speech-about-his-first-100-days-by-vowing-to-sue-every-one-of-his-accusers?rssfeed=true