Sterling Commons Memory Care is seeking volunteers to assist with activities for their residents. Sterling Commons needs compassionate, caring individuals who have some experience dealing with those with memory loss. Volunteers must be 18 years old and pass a background check. If interested, call Sterling Commons at 760-245-3300 and ask for Annie.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160730/sterling-commons-memory-care?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Children and teenagers of all ages dressed in long robes and striped scarves were transported to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft on Saturday Night as they gathered for a magical night of fun at the fourth annual Harry Potter Party.Hosted by the Victorville City Library, the event was filled with a night of sorcery as 60 children between the ages of 10 to 17 took part in spellbinding games and activities in honor of Sunday’s release of J.K. Rowling’s latest […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160730/lumos-maxima-victorville-city-library-hosted-fourth-annual-harry-potter-party?rssfeed=true
AUSTIN, Texas — A shooting in a crowded entertainment district in downtown Austin early Sunday caused a chaotic scene, leaving one woman dead and three others wounded and police searching for a suspect.Austin Police Chief of Staff Brian Manley says police received reports of gunshots in the crowded entertainment area shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday, and found that five people had been shot.”It was a very chaotic scene,” Manley said. “A lot of people running in […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160731/officials-1-dead-3-hospitalized-in-austin-shooting?rssfeed=true
HESPERIA — Authorities plan to resume an emergency search-and-rescue operation Sunday morning for a man who may have fallen the day before into the California Aqueduct, possibly during an effort to save his service dog.Just after 9:30 a.m. Saturday, officials received reports from a witness who was traveling down Main Street and said they saw a man bobbing his head up and down in the aqueduct before disappearing under water.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160730/update-search-suspended-for-man-who-may-have-fallen-into-aqueduct?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Two women were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening on Air Expressway, an official said.The incident occurred near Nevada Avenue just south of Southern California Logistics Airport. It was reported at 7:22 p.m., according to San Bernardino County Fire spokesman Jeff Allen.Two “immediate” patients were both flown to trauma centers by Mercy Air helicopters, Allen said. County Fire, meanwhile, responded with two paramedic engines and a […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160731/two-women-seriously-hurt-in-air-expressway-crash?rssfeed=true
BIG BEAR — A mountain biker who fell in a remote location near a ski resort, leaving her with major injuries and unable to walk, was hoisted to safety by authorities Saturday morning.Jamie Adamson, 57, of Lakewood, was riding her mountain bike near Snow Summit ski resort at about 10:40 a.m. when she fell from the bicycle, suffering major injuries that left her unable to walk.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Air Rescue 07 helicopter crew was dispatched to the scene as were […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160731/mountain-biker-rescued-after-fall-near-ski-resort?rssfeed=true
The median home price record was smashed. Twice. Apartment rents reached new heights, too.
Orange County saw the highest sale ever of a publicly listed residence, one set on a twin promontory jutting into the Pacific Ocean.
As more homes tipped over…
“Pokemon Go” has taken the world by storm, with more than 50 million downloads of the augmented reality mobile-app game so far. While children and adults alike are enjoying the real-life outdoor adventures the app takes them on, it also puts them at risk of real-life safety concerns, Here are a few tips for staying safe while playing Pokemon:Don’t Pokemon and drive… or bike, or skateboard, or even run […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160730/no-charizard-is-worth-your-life-or-safety-5-safety-tips-for-pokemon-go-players?rssfeed=true
I thought it was just me, that it was a sign of getting old. But I mentioned to Daily Press weeklies editor Bryan Kawasaki recently that it seemed like 2016 was flying by and he agreed with me. Given that he’s only in his early 20s, I was immediately relieved. I suddenly felt like it wasn’t me, that maybe time was somehow moving faster than it used to.Has some evil genius quietly reformulated time so that 40 seconds feels like a minute? So that 40 minutes feels like an hour? So that […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160730/editors-notebook-time-out---is-it-really-almost-august?rssfeed=true
CAJON PASS — A pickup truck was hoisted back onto Interstate 15 after falling 150 feet over the side of the freeway early Saturday morning, bringing traffic to a standstill, officials said.Just after 10 a.m., San Bernardino County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol officials received reports of a traffic collision involving a pickup truck having fallen over the side of the northbound I-15 just south of Cleghorn Road.According to County Fire Capt. Jared […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160730/traffic-snarled-after-pickup-truck-falls-150-feet-off-freeway?rssfeed=true