The annual Perseid meteor shower, known as one of the best celestial events of the year, is predicted to be especially impressive this year, and the High Desert provides several great viewing areas, according to Victor Valley College astronomy professor David Meyer.Here’s how to watch the Perseids:When: Go outside between midnight and dawn on Friday morning, NASA said in a recent report. Meyer said the peak time will be about 1 a.m. NASA suggests allowing 45 […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160810/how-to-watch-perseids-meteor-shower-in-high-desert?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after firing a gun at his ex-girlfriend Wednesday morning, officials said.At 11:50 a.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Victorville Station responded to a call of shots fired in the 14000 block of Rockrose Street. As deputies arrived on scene, they were met by a 27-year-old woman near the intersection of Arlette and Kimberly drives.The woman told deputies she had gone to her […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160810/victorville-man-arrested-after-attempting-to-murder-ex-girlfriend?rssfeed=true
The Hesperia Unified, Apple Valley Unified and Oro Grande school districts announced Wednesday afternoon that they will reopen all their schools on Thursday. All three school districts canceled classes Tuesday and Wednesday because of heavy smoke from the Pilot Fire near Silverwood Lake. Meanwhile, Apple Valley Christian School officials said they plan to open their school year on Thursday after postponing it one day because of the poor air quality.Hesperia and Oro Grande […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160810/victor-valley-schools-to-reopen-thursday?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority recently laid off 13 workers, or 28 percent of the agency’s workforce, as part of a company restructuring effort.The layoffs occurred at both the management and staff levels within the last two weeks. VVWRA General Manager Logan Olds confirmed the number of impacted employees in a statement to the Daily Press.Olds said the agency’s unique revenue model, “solely based on how much (wastewater) flow it receives,” […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160810/vvwra-cuts-13-workers?rssfeed=true
APPLE VALLEY — As smoke and ash from the Pilot Fire continues to move through the Victor Valley, three school districts have decided not to reopen schools Wednesday and one private institution chose to postpone its opening day.Spokeswoman Kristin Hernandez with the Apple Valley Unified School District told the Daily Press the district will keep all schools, programs and offices closed on Wednesday due to poor air quality.“The weather forecast is calling for […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160809/victor-valley-schools-remain-closed-as-smoke-fills-air?rssfeed=true
ADELANTO — After roughly a decade in the city’s industrial park, DeVoll Rubber Products, Inc. will be moving by the month’s end to an old hangar at Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, according to owner John DeVoll.It wasn’t a planned migration, to which both DeVoll and the company’s old landlord can attest, but simply the result of a tenacious medical marijuana proprietor making an offer that couldn’t be refused.Adelanto-based property owner Ron […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160809/after-property-sold-to-marijuana-proprietor-rubber-product-company-migrating-to-scla?rssfeed=true
SAN JOSE — The Mavericks scored just once in a 3-1 defeat to the San Jose Giants on Tuesday. High Desert’s only run came in the fourth inning while the Giants rallied late to take the opening game of the three-game set.Collin Wiles pitched six innings of one-run ball and gave up only seven hits while striking out five and not walking any San Jose (59-56, 20-25 second half) batters. The only run Wiles allowed was a solo home run to Miguel Gomez. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20160809/high-desert-mavericks-offense-stymied?rssfeed=true
It’s always fun to get a peek inside homes that noted architects have built for themselves.
Award-winning Orange County architect Horst Noppenberger and his wife, designer Arianna Noppenberger, are selling their contemporary, oceanview house in…
IRVINE – Plans to develop town homes, apartments and a hotel at the Irvine Business Complex got the green light, as part of the city’s effort to transform the aging industrial district into a mixed-use community.
The city’s Planning Commission…
In today’s mobile-centric, technology-stimulated world, children’s ways of thinking and learning are being shaped often before they’re even in grade school. To capitalize on this wireless influence, educators have found ways to bring new technologies into the classroom. Here are three things local schools are doing to stay current:BYODPerhaps the fastest-growing […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160809/3-classroom-technology-trends-to-watch-in-2016?rssfeed=true