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Editor’s Notebook: There’s still time to get tickets to Tom Stevens’ show

When my wife and I first moved to Hesperia in 2003, we were constantly driving down the hill to shop, eat and go to concerts and shows. The High Desert was a little entertainment challenged, to say the least.Things have changed quite a bit since then. We have more restaurants, more shopping, more entertainment. But I think we could still use even more of all of those things. That’s one reason why it has been one of my goals to try to bring more entertainment to the region. That’s why […]

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Date: 1503258472

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Victorville man charged with carjacking after short chase

HIGHLAND — A Victorville man was arrested for carjacking following a short vehicle pursuit on Friday, authorities said.Aspenn Jones, 28, was driving a stolen vehicle near the intersection of 9th Street and Sterling Avenue in Highland and refused to stop for deputies, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials.Deputies from the Central station assisted during the pursuit, at which time Jones yielded the vehicle and its four occupants were […]

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Firefighters tackle blaze at George Air Force Base Saturday

VICTORVILLE — An abandoned apartment complex at the George Air Force Base burned for over three hours Saturday morning before firefighters got it under control, authorities said.The fire was first reported around 3:25 a.m., with callers seeing it from five miles away, according to San Bernardino County Fire Department officials.An old, two-story military housing apartment off Phantom Way was fully engulfed when units arrived on scene approximately eight minutes after the […]

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Church leads ‘Stop the Violence’ march, candlelight vigil in Victorville

VICTORVILLE — With the battle cry of “stop the violence, increase the peace,” about 200 people marched here Saturday afternoon, prompted by recent tragedies in the High Desert community.Victory Outreach Church organized the march, which began on Hesperia and Nisqualli roads and concluded with a candlelight vigil outside the home of 12-year-old Makiya Walls, who was recently killed in a shooting.“We’re here to take a stand against the violence […]

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Lights out: Eclipse to have big impact on California power

SACRAMENTO — When the moon passes in front of the sun during Monday’s eclipse California will lose enough solar energy to power more than 1.5 million homes, a figure that underscores the state’s growing reliance on energy from the sun.California has rapidly deployed renewable energy and now produces 40 percent of the nation’s solar power. The eclipse presents an unusual challenge for those who manage the state’s power grid because the solar energy will drop off and re-emerge […]

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Date: 1503171436

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How to see the Great American Solar Eclipse in the High Desert

On Monday, all of North America will see what NASA calls “one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights” — an eclipse of the sun. While millions of people are expected to travel to the 14 states where the eclipse can be seen in its totality, just about anyone can see a partial eclipse from their own backyard.Many High Desert schools will be participating in eclipse events, some of which are open to the community. Here’s a quick guide for seeing the […]

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Date: 1503171425

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Vehicle strikes back of school bus near Hesperia Junior High

HESPERIA — No injuries were reported after a vehicle struck the back of a school bus in front of Hesperia Junior High Friday, authorities said.California Highway Patrol officials said the collision occurred at 2:25 p.m. on Willow Street, just east of Cypress Avenue, and involved a white Kia Optima.”The school bus was stopped within the eastbound lane of Willow Street, with its left turn signal activated, waiting to make a left turn into the school’s […]

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Date: 1503171415

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Bad fire season predicted, authorities call for safety preparation

HESPERIA — Fire officials believe the phrase “creating defensible space” is not a suggestion, but an action essential to improving a home’s chance of surviving a wildfire.Tracey Martinez, spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Fire Department, told the Daily Press the upcoming fire season looks like a bad one and property owners should take safety measures in case of a wildfire.“Rain is always a double-edged sword for us — we get […]

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Date: 1503171404

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A year after major fires, lessons and takeaways by those involved

Looking Up: Clouds or not, a solar eclipse is coming!

More Content Now The much anticipated solar eclipse is days, even hours away. On Monday, August 21, 2017, the New Moon will block the Sun, providing the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States, in 99 years. The total eclipse is limited to a narrow path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina, but the rest of America will witness a partial solar event. That is- if skies are not completely cloudy!Clouds are the bane of astronomers both amateur and professional […]

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Date: 1503084411

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