BARSTOW — More than 100 people huddled around the family of Ahjanee Phillips, an 11-year-old girl who died in a rollover crash on Interstate 15 last Saturday, to honor her memory with a candlelight vigil on Friday evening.Ahjanee Phillips, or “China” as her family endearingly nicknamed her for her china doll-like features, was identified by San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department officials on Sunday as the only victim of a […]
HESPERIA — A coalition of public interest groups on Friday filed a lawsuit that challenges the city of Hesperia’s approval of the controversial Tapestry Project.The City Council approved the project last month after the Texas-based Terra Verde Group presented the project to the public in January 2015. The master-planned community, which would feature more than 16,000 housing units, is scheduled to be constructed in southeast Hesperia.“This poorly sited and […]
INDIANAPOLIS — Jack Conklin walked to the podium in Indianapolis, glanced down at the surrounding crowd and shook his head in disbelief.Four years ago, Conklin had only one scholarship offer and was ready to attend prep school. Now the left tackle from Michigan State, who started his college career as an invited walk-on, is one of the most coveted offensive linemen in the nation.”It’s crazy just […]
ADELANTO — A plan that lays the groundwork for the city to potentially arm its animal control officers also authorizes Adelanto workers with concealed weapons permits to holster their legal guns to the hip, city officials say.It was a byproduct of an ordinance passed 4-0 Wednesday that largely concentrated on the implications for animal control, but apparently also conjoined the concealed carry weapons (CCW) provision. As this was a second reading, the ordinance will take […]
APPLE VALLEY — The Town Council awarded a contract Tuesday to Riverside Construction Company, Inc., for construction services on the widening of Yucca Loma Road, which leads to the nearly completed 1,600-foot Yucca Loma Bridge.With a bid of approximately $8.2 million, Riverside Construction Company, Inc., outbid five other companies — including Apple Valley Construction Company’s more than $10 million bid — for the job. Work is scheduled to start April 11, […]
APPLE VALLEY — Authorities quickly responded to a call about a vehicle having been hit by a train Friday afternoon near Dale Evans Parkway.Apple Valley Fire Protection District Capt. Sid Hultquist said reports of a vehicle that had exploded after being hit by a train were received at 1:02 p.m. at Quarry Road between Central Road and Dale Evans Parkway in Apple Valley.Upon arrival, firefighters and Apple Valley officials discovered a Roto-Rooter truck stuck in the middle […]
Outside of a few local thrift stores, there really haven’t been any places to buy used baby clothing and goods in the area, according to High Desert mom Brandi Tiffin. But that all changed back in September when Tiffin opened Kay-Tee Baby Boutique on Highway 18 in Apple Valley.The mother of four said her store carries just about everything baby-related one can imagine. Saturday, residents will have the opportunity see for themselves what Tiffin’s boutique has to […]
I’m so excited! I can’t even sit still because Fannie Mae made a bombshell announcement this week: Allowing zero skin-in-the-game for a new title holder to gain homeownership via a refinance transaction. Oh my Goodness!
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Real estate website Zillow will face a class action lawsuit by members of its California ad sales force over alleged overtime and break violations, a federal judge ruled Friday in Santa Ana.
After 15 months of litigation, U.S. District Judge…
Orange County’s price of paradise keeps getting steeper.
The gap between the share of people who can comfortably afford to buy a home here and elsewhere in the U.S. has, sadly, never been wider, according to the National Association of Home…