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APPLE VALLEY — For nearly three decades, thousands have attended Pastor Greg Laurie’s Harvest Crusades and events that include live Christian music and a gospel-based message.The three-night SoCal Harvest event comes to Angel Stadium in Anaheim starting Friday, where the venue will echo with the sound of several musical artists, including Brennley Brown, an Apple Valley native who recently performed on TV’s “The Voice” and […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170817/socal-harvest-will-include-brennley-brown-local-churches?rssfeed=true
Eight vernal pools at Fairview Park will get much-needed fencing in an effort to protect that area’s biological habitat and prevent encroachment from visitors.
Costa Mesa plans to spend upwards of $150,000 to install 6,500 linear feet of cable rail fencing around seven vernal pools on the park’s west side and one on the east side.
The project is in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
“It’ll help the public and city crews in understanding what the limits of these pools are and where people should be and stay away from,” said Raja Sethuraman, director of public services
Mark Henriquez found an escape at the same time his mom slipped back into drugs.
While she was out getting high, the then 11-year-old turned inward, listening to hip-hop in his room and drafting raps about his dreams of success.
Fourteen years later, their once divergent pursuits have come together in a compelling rap video they made about conquering addiction. “All for You” has been viewed nearly 6 million times on Facebook since May.
LOS ALAMITOS – A hazardous-materials team sifted through debris in a parking lot here on Thursday, Aug. 17, searching for the origin of an odor that sickened two men.
Around 7:50 a.m., the truck’s driver emptied a large trash bin at SemiDice, a die-processing company at 10961 Bloomfield St. The driver and a man who works at SemiDice, both in their 40s, were overcome by fumes from the trash bin, becoming nauseous and vomiting, said Capt. Larry Kurtz of the Orange County Fire Authority.
Both were transported to Los Alamitos Medical Center; their conditions were not immediately known.
Los Alamitos Medical Center officials allowed the Fire Authority to
What’s up with mortgage rates? Jeff Lazerson of Mortgage Grader in Laguna Niguel gives us his take.
Rate news summary
From Freddie Mac’s weekly survey: The 30-year fixed rate improved, averaging 3.89 percent, one basis point better than last week’s 3.90 percent. The 15-year fixed improved to 3.16 percent, two basis points better than last week’s 3.18 percent.
The Mortgage Bankers Association reported loan application volume was unchanged from the previous week.
Bottom line: Assuming a borrower gets the average 30-year fixed rate on a conforming $424,100 loan, last year’s rate of 3.43 percent and payment of $1,888 was $110 less than this
The Department of Fair Employment and Housing has settled a complaint against a landlord who allegedly refused to rent to a couple because the husband was a Marine who might be deployed.
Viridiana Mendez asked about renting a Dana Point condo in April 2016 to share with her husband Albert Quintanilla and their daughter, according to the DFEH.
Mendez said the landlord had no issue renting to her until learning that Quintanilla was a Marine and the family might vacate the unit before the end of the lease term if he was deployed overseas. The landlord allegedly would not even give
By BARBARA ORTUTAY
NEW YORK — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence.
In the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia, major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals for violating service terms.
What took so long? For one thing, tech companies have long seen themselves as bastions of free expression.
But the Charlottesville rally seemed to have a sobering
VICTORVILLE — Authorities arrested a 28-year-old transient who they say attempted to break into a business and strike a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department deputy Monday evening.Deputies responded to a report of an attempted break-in at a business in the 17100 block of D Street in Victorville at 11:08 p.m.The suspect, identified as Marcus Joseph Dewitt, had tried to break into a business but left the location on foot after the business owner […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170815/authorities-victorville-transient-arrested-after-trying-to-break-into-business-attempting-to-strike-deputy?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — A 61-year-old man is behind bars after authorities say he sexually abused a young girl.At 9:03 a.m. on Aug. 9, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department deputies were requested to investigate allegations of sexual abuse against a child.The female victim, who is under the age of 14, told her mother that Carlos Franco, of Victorville, had engaged in sexual behavior with her, according to authorities. The alleged abuse had been occurring over an unknown […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170815/61-year-old-victorville-man-arrested-on-suspicion-of-sexually-abusing-young-girl?rssfeed=true
Schmidt Park, located on George Boulevard at Southern California Logistics Airport, is one of the city’s oldest parks, attracting more than 3,000 visitors monthly, mostly children.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170815/victorville-to-use-grant-for-new-playground-at-schmidt-park?rssfeed=true