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VICTORVILLE — The Adelanto boys basketball team survived another tight Desert Sky League battle to improve to 2-0 in league play.The Saints beat Victor Valley 55-53. Elijah Acevedo led the Saints with 26 points and seven rebounds and Henry Simmons added seven points and had seven rebounds.The Saints’ two DSL wins have come by a combined seven points. They started league play with a 55-50 win against Silverado.Adelanto (5-4, 2-0 DSL) travels to […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20171212/area-roundup-12-12-17-adelanto-outlasts-victor-valley-to-improve-to-2-0-in-dsl-play?rssfeed=true
By ZEYNEP BILGINSOY and SARAH EL DEEB
ISTANBUL — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Arab and Islamic leaders on Wednesday that the United States is no longer fit to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal and should be replaced as mediator by the United Nations, outlining a significant policy shift in response to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
In an impassionate speech, Abbas said his people will no longer accept the United States as a peace broker but added that they remain committed to international resolutions which have formed the basis of the process.
Abbas was speaking at the
ANAHEIM >> Anaheim Elementary School District Superintendent Linda Kimble announced Tuesday she has accepted a similar position with the Vista Unified School District in San Diego County.
The Vista school board voted unanimously tonight to appoint Kimble. She will begin the job in early January.
Kimble became superintendent of the Anaheim district in 2012 after serving as superintendent for the Monrovia Unified School District.
During her tenure, the district implemented a district-wide music curriculum and passed a $318 million bond measure intended to improve school buildings and facilities across the district, according to Keith Sterling, the district’s director of communications & public
Exceptional watches are a delicate expression of practicality melded with artististic craftsmanship. The second hands mark blocks of time while evoking the constant feeling that life does not stop. No matter what we build, what we accomplish, it’s time that keeps us grounded. Steady movements married with technical expertise remind us to seize the moment and savor each minute.
SANTA ANA >> Santa Ana Tuesday began enforcing a new ordinance in a popular homeless encampment next to the Orange County Superior Courthouse, pushing many of the transients out.
For the past few years, a growing number of area homeless started residing in the Plaza of the Flags next to the Central Justice Center.
City officials in recent months began putting together a plan to clean up the plaza, spurred by concerns raised when a homeless encampment in San Diego led to a hepatitis outbreak.
For the past month, city officials have been advising the transients that they could no longer
Most Christmas holiday theater productions operate at one level – a basic G-rated approach everyone in the family can relate to and enjoy.
Lythgoe Family Panto’s shows, though, aren’t like their peers.
The British entertainment form of panto works at two levels – one for kids, the other for the rest of us.
“Aladdin and His Winter Wish,” the Los Angeles-based troupe’s latest new show to visit Laguna Playhouse, is no different in that respect from past LFP shows.
The story, characters and songs will appeal to kids of all ages. The double-entendres of Kris Lythgoe’s script, meanwhile, tickle adult funny bones while
The online photo sharing service Instagram earlier this month reported that Disneyland was the most popular place on Earth from which its users uploaded photos during the past year. Other Disney theme parks claimed another four spots in Instagram’s Top 10 locations for the year.
As some of the world’s most popular theme park attractions, it makes sense that theme parks such as Disneyland would become the world’s most popular personal photos studios, too. But it’s not just people sharing vacation pictures with their friends that is driving Disneyland to the top of Instagram’s list.
Many people who visit Disneyland these
Westfield Corp., which operates upscale shopping malls in Los Angeles and in dozens of other U.S. cities and in Britain, agreed to be acquired for nearly $16 billion by French commercial real estate giant Unibail-Rodamco, the companies said Tuesday.
The deal underlined how even operators of marquee…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-westfield-mall-deal-20171212-story.html
VICTORVILLE — U.S. Marshals were seeking a female inmate who walked away Friday from the minimum-security Satellite Prison Camp, a Federal Bureau of Prisons spokeswoman said.Faily Chavez, 22, was discovered missing from the facility at about 11 p.m. Friday, according to spokeswoman Alicia Chandler.The facility houses about 270 female offenders and is part of the Federal Correctional Complex.The U.S. Marshals Service and other law enforcement agencies were notified […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171211/female-inmate-walks-away-from-minimum-security-prison-in-victorville?rssfeed=true
APPLE VALLEY — Citing concern over natural disasters, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has announced it will relocate its operations center here to Glendale, Arizona, a move that leaves 136 jobs in uncertain territory.The newly acquired, 185,000-square-foot building is situated near Alaska USA’s data center, which opened in 2012, according to spokesperson Daniel McCue, who said moving the operations center to Glendale allows the credit union proximity between the two […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171211/alaska-usa-moving-operations-center-out-of-apple-valley?rssfeed=true