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A grand opening at last, Wright launches Fat Boyz Grill

ADELANTO — Donning a bright orange shirt and black backward ball cap, Mayor Pro Tem Jermaine Wright gave the clinching speech to a room of dignitaries and city workers that not often enough have had an occasion to celebrate here in his opinion.In hosting the grand opening last Tuesday for his new restaurant, Fat Boyz Grill, Wright also brought back a ribbon-cutting ceremony to Adelanto, which had been in a year-long drought since Dollar […]

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Sheriff’s station roof needs repair

ADELANTO — The City Council recently approved $25,000 for an emergency roof repair at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Victor Valley Station after the facility was damaged by a recent storm that compromised the protection of police records.The roof damage occurred directly over the police records area at the station, according to a city staff report.”… It is important that we protect these records from damage caused by weather,” the report said.The Council on […]

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Bellflower widening bid awarded

ADELANTO —With the design work and Caltrans collaboration completed, and the permit ready to be issued, the City Council recently approved a roughly $650,000 bid to widen Bellflower Street north of Palmdale Road.Vance Corporation was deemed the lowest qualified bidder, according to a city staff report. The project’s total cost is estimated to run nearly $750,000, and will be paid for by a combination of Measure I funds and Traffic Impact Fees.The Council approved the bid […]

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Prep Boys Soccer Playoffs: Slow start costs Adelanto

ADELANTO — The Adelanto boys soccer team collected its first playoff victory before its first league title with a first-round win last year.Now they will have a chance for a second league title before that second playoff victory after losing to San Jacinto 3-2 in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 5 playoffs on Friday.Adelanto faced an uphill climb for almost the entire game despite being the […]

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Adelanto school locked down after report of man with gun

ADELANTO — Authorities locked down local elementary school briefly on Thursday afternoon after a man was reportedly seen with a gun near the campus.Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman Staci Parks said no suspect with a gun was located after “an extensive area check.” The information about the man was reportedly received from a third-hand source, Parks said.Reports of a man with a gun near the Victoria Magathan Elementary School campus in the 14100 block of Holly […]

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Will celebrities flock to Adelanto medical marijuana industry?

ADELANTO — The budding medical marijuana industry that has been tied to a multi-million dollar rejuvenation in Adelanto could also become an enterprise for entertainers, City Councilman John “Bug” Woodard hinted at Wednesday.Speaking as a guest on KCRW 89.9’s “Press Play” with Madeleine Brand, Woodard said rapper Snoop Dogg would be a player in the city’s cultivation industry and that singer Willie Nelson was also supposedly involved.”They have a lot of people from the […]

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Adelanto man sentenced in accidental shooting of son

VICTORVILLE — An Adelanto man who pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter in December for accidentally shooting and killing his 7-year-old son was in court earlier this month after being sentenced to 270 days in county jail, court records show.Julio Cervantes Sr. had a probation hearing Feb. 5, three weeks after his sentencing that included 48 months probation, according to court records. Cervantes received a conduct credit that could cut his jail sentence in half. […]

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Firearm vote spurs confusion

ADELANTO — The City Council last week passed an ordinance to authorize the city’s animal control officers to carry firearms, or at least it would appear that they did.”The city has no immediate plans to arm their officers,” city spokesman Michael Stevens said Thursday, a day after a vote on the first reading of a municipal code amendment that seemed to confuse just about everyone inside City Council Chambers.The fog even led to City Councilman Charley Glasper suggesting […]

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City seeks water rate study

ADELANTO — The City Council recently backed a staff-recommended five-year water rate study at a cost not to exceed $25,000, a move that comes as the city’s public utility faces a tightening budget and in response to four years without a water rate increase.The study was initially expected to be conducted in-house, but former Assistant Finance Director Vanessa Martinez, who had been retained in a consulting capacity, informed the city Jan. 22 that hiring a firm would be the best […]

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High Desert Mavericks introduce first-ever ‘Education Day Games’

ADELANTO — Despite a somewhat uncertain future, the High Desert Mavericks continue to plan out the events of the 2016 season, including “Education Day Games,” a first-ever educational event aimed toward local students.The Adelanto City Council’s unanimous vote to terminate the agreement with the Mavericks earlier this month did not deter the minor […]

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