HESPERIA —Mayor Paul Russ said it’s “very difficult” for him to raise the money that will help cover expenses for his costly double organ transplant.“It’s easy to raise funds during a campaign because the money is focused on public service,” the Hesperia mayor told the Daily Press. “But it’s another issue to ask friends, family and the community to help you with something as personnel as this.”Russ said it’s also […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171029/hesperia-mayor-ready-to-relocate-to-louisiana-for-organ-transplant?rssfeed=true
Forest managementThe Wildfire Funding bill backed by Rep. Paul Cook is one vote that helps keep him close to 50 percent voting in the interest of the voters in the 8th Congessional District.The Daily Press, in its opening subtitle “Legislation improves forest management authority,” attributed to Cook’s office, is not the case. The various government agencies have the authority, and have had this authority since the inception of those agencies being […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/opinion/20171029/letters-to-editor-10-29-17?rssfeed=true
The High Desert seems to continually grapple with several problems, not the least among them finding ways to increase employment opportunities for young people and providing a good talent pool for regional employers.Last week, the Hesperia Unified School District embarked on a program that could help address both.At the direction of new Superintendent David Olney, the district invited top business leaders from several industries to meet and explore ways the school […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/opinion/20171029/our-view-we-can-all-help-prepare-youngsters-for-workforce?rssfeed=true
NFL protest suggestionIf these NFL protesters really want to help the issue between blacks and police, I have a suggestion.Why not take some of the millions they make and go into the inner cities and set up community youth programs? Give these kids from broken homes with no parental guidance or respect for authority a good option to belong to. Right now in order to feel part of something, they form gangs. They don’t respect authority, so when confronted […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/opinion/20171029/letters-to-editor-10-30-17?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Mt. San Jacinto kicked a 37-yard field goal in the second overtime period to beat Victor Valley College on Saturday night at Silverado High School.After the Rams’ Sean White scored the second of his two touchdowns on the night to open overtime play, VVC stalled on its second drive. Rams’ quarterback Trey Cox’s pass on 4th-and-17 was intercepted, to set up Coby Perine’s winning field goal for Mt. San Jacinto (4-4).White ran for 141 yards on 31 carries […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20171030/eagles-outlast-rams-in-double-overtime?rssfeed=true
The business forum is scheduled 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall, 11600 Air Expressway. Lunch will be provided.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171029/adelanto-county-to-host-business-forum-at-city-hall?rssfeed=true
A Walmart in Garden Grove was evacuated Sunday, Oct. 29, after reports of an armed man in the store, but no weapon or suspect was found, authorities said.
Two men were arguing outside the store at 11822 Gilbert St. around 5:45 p.m. when one thought he saw the other run off with a gun, said Garden Grove police Lt. Jeff Nightengale.
He told a Walmart employee the man may have run inside the store, prompting the evacuation, Nightengale said.
Police responded, along with Anaheim an police K-9 unit and an Orange County Sheriff’s Department helicopter, and did not find the man or a weapon.
The Orange County high school football schedule for Week 10 – Nov. 2-3.
O.C. FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
All games 7 p.m. unless noted
THURSDAY, NOV. 2
NORTH HILLS LEAGUE
El Modena vs. El Dorado at Valencia High
Katella vs. Savanna at Glover Stadium
Anaheim vs. Magnolia at Western High
Foothill vs. Canyon at El Modena High
Fountain Valley vs. Los Alamitos at Veterans Stadium, Long Beach
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE
University vs. Beckman at Tustin High
GARDEN GROVE LEAGUE
Rancho Alamitos vs. Santiago at Garden Grove High
ORANGE COAST LEAGUE
Costa Mesa vs. Saddleback at Segerstrom High
As he met with business leaders recently in downtown Los Angeles, Stephen Cheung listened carefully as a Mexican official expressed financial concerns about President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA.
Cheung, president of the World Trade Center Los Angeles, which leads the region’s efforts to attract foreign investors, soon realized why Salomón Chertorivski, Mexico City’s secretary for economic development, was so concerned.
Though Trump administration’s announcement on DACA wasn’t a direct attack on Mexico, Cheung explained that the perception among Chertorivski and many other foreign investors is that the decision is