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California fires cause $1B in damages, burn 7,000 buildings

SAN FRANCISCO — The wildfires that have devastated Northern California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities increased the count of homes and other buildings destroyed to nearly 7,000.Both numbers were expected to rise as crews continued assessing areas scorched by the blazes that killed 42 people, a total that makes it the deadliest series of fires in state history.State Insurance Commissioner Dave […]

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Man arrested after holding girlfriend at gunpoint in Lenwood

This Desert Life: Let the veterans speak

Pragmatism kept Harry Hay in Barstow.The U.S. Navy veteran moved to California City 30 years ago. He lived there about 20 years when, one day, he decided to make the 67-mile trek east to the Veterans Home of California-Barstow.”I went over to do some volunteer work, actually,” Hay said. “But about the time I got there gas prices went from a buck-ninety-eight to $3.50 a gallon. And my car at the time was a Cadillac, and it required premium gas only, and it just […]

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Local cannabis collective holding job fair in Hesperia Saturday

HESPERIA — Organizers of the Medical Marijuana Educational Center have scheduled a cannabis-themed job fair this weekend.The job fair for the High Desert-based collective is scheduled for Saturday at the Courtyard Marriot in Hesperia, where the company will interview job candidates for a new delivery business they plan to open once they obtain a license from the city.Rick Casas, a board member and compliance office for MMEC, told the Daily Press his team will […]

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‘Operation Desert Guardian’ nets over 800 arrests; illegal firearms, drugs and cash seized over summer

HESPERIA — Fresh off the heels of a successful crime sweep that netted hundreds of felony arrests, illegal firearms, and drugs throughout the High Desert, Sheriff John McMahon re-emphasized his commitment to curbing violent crime in the region.Together with San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Chairman Robert Lovingood and county District Attorney Mike Ramos, McMahon presented the results of the summer sweep, dubbed “Operation Desert Guardian,” during a […]

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1 injured in deputy-involved shooting in Pinon Hills Wednesday

PINON HILLS —Authorities are continuing to investigate a deputy-involved shooting that occurred here Wednesday afternoon.Details are scarce, but San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said the shooting occurred near Daisy Lane and Oasis Road after a pursuit.“The suspect was struck and transported to a local area hospital. [His] condition is unknown,” Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Jodi Miller said.  […]

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‘Absolutely dynamite’: Six military veterans earn high school diplomas

PHELAN — Harry Adrian Hay dropped out of Huntington Park High School at the beginning of his junior year to enlist in the U.S. Navy.Though underage, Hay was able to join thanks to what’s called the “Kiddie Cruise,” slang for a now-defunct Navy program that allowed 17-year-olds to enlist and serve until just before their 21st birthdays.So in January 1959, one week after he turned 17, Hay entered boot camp, later serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis. His […]

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Trump warns ‘I fight back’ after McCain hits foreign policy

Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Trump’s travel ban

Apple Valley’s town manager search discussed in special meeting

APPLE VALLEY — The Town Council met in closed session Tuesday during a special meeting to review what Council member Barb Stanton called “a large pool of applicants” for the town manager position left vacant since Frank Robinson’s retirement in July.The nationwide search began in earnest following the Council’s June 27 approval of a $26,200 contract with Ralph Andersen & Associates for headhunting services, but Tuesday’s meeting marked the […]

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