HESPERIA — A woman was transported to a local hospital with complaints of pain after falling off the back of a motorcycle on northbound Interstate 15 Saturday afternoon, authorities said.The woman, 29, was a passenger on the back of a black Harley Davidson being driven by a 30-year-old man just north of the Main Street exit, according to California Highway Patrol officials.Both riders were a part of the […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170729/woman-transported-to-hospital-after-falling-off-motorcycle-on-i-15?rssfeed=true
HESPERIA — The City Council approved an ordinance that amended the registration and regulation of housing rental businesses in the city as it pertains to the Crime Free Rental Housing Program, essentially making the program voluntary. The move came in response to a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union.The ordinance revision removes the mandatory prospective tenant screenings, mandatory use of a crime free lease addendum and mandatory evictions of tenants who violate […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170728/hesperia-amends-crime-free-housing-program?rssfeed=true
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and FABIOLA SANCHEZ
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro asked for global acceptance on Sunday as he cast an unusual pre-dawn vote for an all-powerful constitutional assembly that his opponents fear he’ll use to replace his country’s democracy with a single-party authoritarian system.
Accompanied by close advisers and state media, Maduro voted at 6:05 a.m. local time, far earlier and less publicly than in previous elections. The run-up to the vote has been marked by months of clashes between protesters and the government, including the fatal shooting of a 61-year-old nurse by men accused of being pro-government
The newly selected teen advisers for a United Nations Foundation campaign called Girl Up come from three countries and 14 U.S. states — including one 16-year-old girl from Adelanto.University Preparatory student Leslie Arroyo is one of 21 teen girls selected out of more than 400 that applied to the position through Girl Up, a “borderless movement” with nearly half a million supporters around the world that share the common goal […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170729/giving-to-girls-adelanto-teen-becomes-adviser-for-united-nations-foundation-campaign?rssfeed=true
ADELANTO — The High Desert Yardbirds wrapped up their inaugural regular season in fitting fashion Saturday night at Adelanto Stadium as they jumped on the scoreboard early and often in an 11-4 victory over the Monterey Amberjacks.Next up for the Yardbirds (36-27), a best-of-three series against the Bakersfield Train Robbers.Bakersfield hosts Game 1 at 7:45 p.m. Sunday. The Yardbirds will host Game 2 at 7 p.m. Monday and if necessary, […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20170730/yardbirds-are-playoff-bound?rssfeed=true
July 30 marks the 85th anniversary of the opening ceremony of the 10th Olympic Games, which introduced the world to Los Angeles (population 1.2 million in 1932).
A look back at those Games shows a glimpse of the success the city would like to repeat in 2024 or 2028.
The campaign to bring the Olympics to Los Angeles began in 1919. Once the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was open in 1923, the International Olympic Committee awarded the city the Games – the only city to bid. Los Angeles was relatively unknown to Europeans and, according to Paul Zimmerman,
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If you’re bemoaning that summer’s almost over and you never took the kids to the San Diego Zoo, cheer up. If you wait until October, it’s all on sale. This will be the 6th annual “Kids Free” October in San Diego,