If a bald eagle wrapped in an American flag sat on Uncle Sam’s shoulder while he set off fireworks and ate apple pie … well, that STILL wouldn’t be half as patriotic as we are.Original Article: http://elections.gatehousemedia.com/quiz-how-patriotic-are-you/?sitename=VVdailypress?rssfeed=true
A group of High Desert students recently received a firsthand look at the justice system during a week-long “Justice Camp” put on by the nonprofit Millionaire Mind Kids organization.With the assistance of representatives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, District Attorney, Public Defender and Probation offices, 25 local students visited jails, surveyed a crime-scene investigation, spoke with probation officers and participated in a mock trial concerning a murder […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160629/camp-offers-students-firsthand-look-at-justice-system?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — A local firefighter and nonprofit leader is leading the local charge to stop dogs from being tortured and consumed halfway around the globe.Diley Greiser told the Daily Press she took action after discovering that some restaurant owners in China were butchering dogs for the annual Yulin Meat Festival, a 10-day event where some 10,000 dogs are tortured, killed and eaten.”They actually torture the dogs before killing them because they believe it brings […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160629/local-womans-message-stop-eating-dogs?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — A local school was the victim of a burglary last weekend, according to authorities.Reports of a burglary at La Petite Academy in the 14000 block of Bear Valley Road were received early Monday morning. The school, which describes itself as an “educational daycare,” was broken into sometime over the weekend and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said several items were taken.Victorville Sheriff’s Station […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160628/authorities-investigating-burglary-at-la-petite-academy-in-victorville?rssfeed=true
ADELANTO — High Desert piled up 10 hits but fell to the Lancaster JetHawks 6-3 on Tuesday night. The loss is the Mavericks’ second in a row.High Desert led 2-1 after two innings but the JetHawks scored three times in the fourth to take a lead they wouldn’t surrender. Lancaster (37-38, 3-3 second half) got to Mavericks starter Ariel Jurado (6-2, 3.44 ERA) for four runs on eight hits over just four innings of work. Jurado struck out five and didn’t issue a […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20160629/high-desert-fails-to-capitalize-on-opportunities?rssfeed=true
Rita Rudner just sold a five-bedroom house in Monarch Bay with panoramic ocean views for $8.3 million – no joke.
But her YouTube home tour, a spoof on selling a house, is full of them.
“This is the living room where we do roughly 33 and a half…
For the first time in 20 years, Disney officials have submitted plans to the city of Anaheim to build a new luxury hotel.
The project, which would be the fourth hotel at the Disneyland resort, is slated for a 10-acre parking lot on the west end of Disney’s property. The proposed hotel would take…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-disneyland-hotel-20160607-snap-story.html
The California State Board of Equalization has announced that the state excise tax on gasoline will drop by 2.2 cents per gallon on Friday. This will lower the excise tax rate from 30 cents to 27.8 cents per gallon for the 2016-17 fiscal year, effective through June 30, 2017. The board approved the 2.2-cent tax rate reduction at its February 2016 meeting. The board has been tasked with adjusting the excise tax rate on gasoline since 2010, when two pieces of legislation (AB […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160628/gasoline-excise-tax-to-drop-friday-for-2016-17?rssfeed=true
Heavenly Scent Cleaning Service will be hosting a car wash Saturday to raise money for the family of Robert Russell “Rusty” McFarlane, who was killed in a crash on Palmdale Road on June 16. The car wash will be held at the Pep Boys at 15659 Main Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, contact Melissa Rocks with Heavenly Scent Cleaning Service at 760-780-8133.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160628/car-wash-for-man-killed-in-crash-to-be-held-saturday?rssfeed=true
Donald Trump’s new senior communications adviser had bashed the real-estate mogul on Twitter in a series of now deleted tweets.Original Article: http://elections.gatehousemedia.com/donald-trumps-new-adviser-repeatedly-bashed-sleazydonald-bunch-now-deleted-tweets/?sitename=VVdailypress?rssfeed=true