Latest news & information from Barstow, CA
In a tangible show of support, local San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stations and stations throughout the county have been receiving cards, flowers and other gifts from their communities in the wake of the Dallas shootings.Last week’s slaying in Dallas took the lives of five police officers, sending shock waves throughout the country and opening a fierce debate over racial tensions, police shootings and support of law enforcement all over the nation.The […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160712/communities-show-support-gratitude-for-local-law-enforcement?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Now that the smoke has cleared at the High Desert Event Center, many are calling the weekend cannabis-themed Chalice California Music Festival a major success.The three-day hash, music, glass and art festival at the San Bernardino County fairgrounds ended Sunday after attracting nearly 24,000 visitors from the High Desert and across the country, Fair CEO/General Manager Geoff Hinds told the Daily Press on Monday.“I think everybody had a great time at […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160711/with-estimated-24000-visitors-chalice-festival-dubbed-blazing-success?rssfeed=true
SAN DIEGO — The Futures Game has become a place where Amir Garrett shines.This year it was a place where the left-handed pitcher, who spent time growing up in Barstow, got to finally show his stuff in front of family.Garrett pitched two scoreless innings while representing the USA team for the second straight year Sunday at Petco Park. Garrett threw 31 pitches for 19 strikes while touching 96 mph. The World team won 11-3.Garrett, a Cincinnati Reds […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20160711/barstows-garrett-pitches-two-scoreless-innings-at-mlb-futures-game?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Authorities said a man died following a crash on Interstate 15 early Tuesday morning.Reports of a crash involving two vehicles on southbound I-15 and the Dale Evans Parkway off-ramp were first received at 6:12 a.m. Tuesday. California Highway Patrol officials said a 30-year-old man was struck by a white 2016 Dodge Dart and sustained fatal injuries.The man was legally parked on the right shoulder of the freeway just south of Dale Evans Parkway apparently […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160712/man-changing-tire-on-southbound-i-15-near-dale-evans-parkway-struck-and-killed-early-tuesday?rssfeed=true
The Apple Valley Town Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday for its regularly scheduled meeting. Here are some of the key issues expected to be presented to or discussed by the Council:Consent Agenda• A vote on approval of a request for proposals to reliably meet the electric supply and operational requirements of the Apple Valley Choice Energy (AVCE) program.• A vote on the approval for data management and customer call center services […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160711/apple-valley-town-council-meeting-what-to-watch-for?rssfeed=true
Welcome to this special edition of Commercial Connections, with highlights from the commercial perspective and activities during the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. While it’s a condensed glimpse of what happened during the week, the important conversations had by your commercial real estate colleagues involved at the national level has great importance and long-lasting impact. Thanks to the many members and staff who contributed photos and quotes used in this publication.
We encourage you to dig deeper, attend future meetings and help continue to… Read MoreOriginal Article: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/RealtororgCommercialHeadlines/~3/Y-xXbvKi9a0/summer-2016-special-edition-commercial-recap-from-the-realtors-legislative-meetings-in-dc
VICTORVILLE — A blaze that tore through a Victorville home’s garage was quickly doused early Monday morning, authorities said.San Bernardino County Fire Department officials received reports of a fire at a home in the 13700 block of Finch Way at around 6:10 a.m. Monday. County Fire public information officer Jeff Allen said the first crews arrived within minutes and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the garage.A total of 18 fire personnel responded to the […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160711/blaze-in-victorville-home-quickly-extinguished-monday?rssfeed=true
David Witting was enjoying July 4th fireworks with a few friends on his Irvine patio when, suddenly, his garden sprinklers went off.
“I didn’t miss a beat,” he recalled. “I didn’t have to rush into my garage with a flashlight to find the…
Add another feather to Sean Garcia’s cap. The 16-year-old Victorville native and Silverado High student captured the 110-pound junior division title at the 2016 Junior Olympic and Prep National Championships in Dallas on July 2.To get there, Garcia needed to win a district, state and regional titles. Once he arrived in Texas, it took three more wins to claim the national title. He defeated both the No. 1 and No. 2 boxers in his age and weight class to capture the title. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20160709/victorvilles-sean-garcia-wins-title-at-nationals?rssfeed=true
APPLE VALLEY — A 21-year-old man was charged with attempted murder Saturday following a hit-and-run which left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries, authorities said.Shelby Morin of Hesperia was driving a gray Dodge truck when he struck a pedestrian outside of the AMPM gas station on Bear Valley and Kiowa roads around 2 a.m. Saturday.Deputies were able to find and stop the truck on Main Street in […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160709/hesperia-man-charged-with-attempted-murder-after-pedestrian-hit-and-run?rssfeed=true