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‘There’s been a potential breach’ of Hillary Clinton’s ‘electoral firewall,’ Nate Silver says

Money flows like water in Apple Valley amid Measure V/W battle

APPLE VALLEY — The most contentious ballot issue Apple Valley voters face in Tuesday’s election is that of competing measures revolving around the takeover attempt of Liberty Utilities.An aggressive war of words playing out on social media, in mailboxes, in Council chambers, over the airwaves and between epistles sent by lawyers has divided a community in the drawn-out run-up to Nov. 8.But the campaign finances of Measures V and W tell two stories — one of a […]

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LifeStream blood bank aims to boost numbers despite small donor pool

SAN BERNARDINO — Potential donors vetted by strict U.S. regulations are sometimes disqualified from giving blood for reasons as seemingly innocuous as having lived in Europe during a certain period of time, forcing blood banks already struggling to attract sufficient eligible volunteers to dig harder to reach targets.In fact, only 37 percent of the general population is eligible to donate blood and nonprofit LifeStream blood bank in San Bernardino counts just 2.5 percent of the […]

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ICYMI: One week before the elections, and some amazing stuff happened

Concert for a cause

VICTORVILLE — Featuring performances from a lineup of local musicians and welcoming attendees with raffles and concessions, Victor Valley College’s Cans for Concert sought to be “more than just your average canned food drive.”The event, hosted by VVC’s Associated Student Body and High Desert Concerts for a Cause, was held Friday evening in the college’s Student Activities Center after more than a month of […]

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‘Something has to change’ for High Desert Farmers Market to survive

VICTORVILLE — After nearly 25 years of serving the community, the High Desert Farmers Market has fallen on hard times.Founder and Manager Kerri Santoro told the Daily Press the sluggish economy and location of the market, on the lower campus of Victor Valley College, has taken a financial bite out of her vendor’s wallets.“We’re not only a State Certified Farmers Market where people pick up fresh produce and other items, we’re also the home for […]

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Diabetes Awareness Fair aims to educate the public

APPLE VALLEY — November is Diabetes Awareness month and medical professionals in the High Desert are spreading the word that education about the health condition is vital.Carrie Dixon, wound care director for St. Joseph Health, St. Mary, said the Community Health Department and Wound Care Center will host a Diabetes Awareness Fair this weekend where a variety of resources and health professionals will be available to the community.The fair will include the latest […]

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Apple Valley Unified School District board appoints new trustee

APPLE VALLEY — During a special board meeting on Friday the Apple Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees appointed a provisional board member to fill the seat recently vacated by Lisa Lawrence.Ronald James Powell, Ph.D, was both appointed and sworn in during Friday’s meeting, his role as a provisional board member beginning immediately.Powell has taken the place of […]

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Prep Football: Apple Valley tops Hesperia in hard-fought contest

HESPERIA — Apple Valley got a good test from Hesperia in the regular season finale and ultimately prevailed 28-14.The Sun Devils (8-2, 3-2 MRL) never trailed and hung on after stopping Hesperia (1-9, 0-5 MRL) in the red zone twice.”I’m proud of our team tonight for sticking to it,” Apple Valley head coach Matt Rohrbaugh said. “My hat’s off to the Hesperia team that gave us a real tough game all the way through. I’m glad we were able to score in […]

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Blacks and Latinos in L.A., O.C. have toughest time getting home loans, report says