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In wake of couple’s killing, some residents worry elderly are being targeted

APPLE VALLEY — In the quiet neighborhood where Louis and Rose Giuntini lived, neighbors say they are shocked, concerned, and disappointed at the lack of details provided by authorities since the elderly couple was killed late last month.The Apple Valley couple was found dead at their home in the 19900 block of Highway 18 on Feb. 29. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials later announced it was a homicide case. The […]

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Woman killed on Hwy 18 Sunday evening ID’d

APPLE VALLEY — Authorities have released the identity of the woman killed after she was struck by a car Sunday evening.The San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department said Tuesday Melanie Nina Villanueva, 54, of Ontario, died after she was struck by a Dodge Durango on Highway 18 near Dale Evans Parkway Sunday evening.Villanueva was wearing dark clothes and […]

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Cow’s visit to school an udder success

APPLE VALLEY — A small army of wide-eyed children squealed with joy as Buttercup the cow used her foot-long tongue to lick her lips and runny nostrils during an early morning, outdoor assembly at Yucca Loma Elementary School.The 2-year-old brown Jersey cow was part of the Dairy Council of California’s Mobile Dairy Classroom, which reaches over 400,000 students a year with the message that milk, proper nutrition and exercise does a body good.Tuesday’s presentation […]

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Weatherman Fritz Coleman good for laughs at pet rescue benefit

APPLE VALLEY — A weatherman walks into a bar. He later takes the stage, assumes the microphone and through his roughly hour-long set here, he’s surprisingly funny.For more than three decades, NBC4 weathercaster Fritz Coleman has informed viewers about the temperature highs and lows, incoming cold fronts and the chances of rain falling onto the Southland — a career that’s made him a household name, but one he also flipped upside down to poke fun at on Sunday night. […]

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Area Roundup: AAE’s Marcel Etheridge named CVL boys basketball MVP

Academy for Academic Excellence’s Marcel Etheridge was recently named the Cross Valley League’s boys basketball MVP.Etheridge averaged almost a double-double, posting 21.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game, and helped the Knights to a second-place finish in the CVL behind Riverside Prep. Etheridge also averaged 2.3 assists, 2.1 steals and 1.9 blocks per game.AAE placed two more on the All- […]

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Woman dies after being struck by car

APPLE VALLEY — A woman died after she was struck by a vehicle Sunday evening, authorities said.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said the woman ran across Highway 18 near Dale Evans Parkway around 6:30 p.m. Sunday and was struck by a Dodge Durango. She died shortly after, according to Deputy Cashion from the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station.The woman was reportedly wearing dark clothes when she was hit. Authorities said in a Monday news […]

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Authorities: Apple Valley man accused of beating woman unconscious

LENWOOD — Authorities arrested a man who allegedly broke into a woman’s home and assaulted her late Saturday.Dwight Darnell Brown, 19, of Apple Valley, was arrested on suspicion of burglary and inflicting corporal injuries on a spouse or cohabitant Saturday, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said in a Monday news release. The assault occurred at a home in the 34000 block of Birch Road in Lenwood at 10:30 p.m.  Through […]

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Area Roundup 3-4-16: Oak Hills’ Hughes is MRL Player of the Year

Jade Hughes helped lead Oak Hills to a Mojave River League girls basketball title and she was named the league’s Player of the Year on Friday.Hughes, listed at 6-foot-1, helped the Bulldogs dominate teams in the paint. Oak Hills went 10-0 in league and won by an average of 41.6 points. For that the Bulldogs were well represented on the All-MRL team. Three players made the first team and another made the second team. […]

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Elderly couple killed in Apple Valley

APPLE VALLEY — Authorities began a homicide investigation after an elderly Apple Valley couple was found dead inside their home Monday afternoon.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials on Tuesday identified Louis Giuntini, 95, and Rose Giuntini, 92, both of Apple Valley, as the man and woman found dead inside a home in the 19900 block of Outer Highway 18.Sheriff’s spokeswoman Jodi Miller told the Daily Press on Tuesday afternoon the Giuntinis were homicide […]

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Perfect attendance pays off big time for Apple Valley girl

VICTORVILLE — Makenzie Lopez’s strategy of keeping her fingers off the snooze button for a semester paid off in a big way.For achieving perfect attendance as an Apple Valley High School freshman, Lopez qualified for the annual Victorville Motors “It’s a Gas to Go to Class” competition and is now the proud owner of a new 2015 Ram 1500 truck after beating out 600 other eligible students at the “Celebration of Education” event recently at the Victorville […]

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