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Man injured after felony hit and run crash

VICTORVILLE — Authorities were searching for a vehicle that reportedly hit and injured a man Wednesday evening before fleeing.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials received reports of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Mariposa and Bear Valley roads around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Victorville Sheriff’s station Deputy Getts said the man appeared to have jumped in front of a silver Dodge Magnum, which struck the man with its front bumper, […]

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Meetings and events around town

Hi-Desert Genealogical Society meetingThe Hi-Desert Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Family History Center, 12100 Ridgecrest Road, Victorville. Guest speaker this month will be Gregg Legutki. He will be presenting a workshop, Creating Google Maps for Genealogy. Please bring your computer.If you need help with a genealogical problem, a member is available at 6:30 p. […]

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Fat pets on the rise

APPLE VALLEY — As Americans continue to fight off excess pounds added over the holidays, one agency has revealed that many pets are also dealing with major weight issues.According to several pet experts and owners, the High Desert is not immune from the problem of overweight and unhealthy pets.Nationwide, the country’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, recently reported that the pet obesity rate has risen the last two years, with insurance […]

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Morongo Valley dedicates sign to new Sand to Snow National Monument

MORONGO VALLEY — Members of the Morongo Valley Chamber of Commerce, along with other regional, local leaders and residents, celebrated President Barack Obama’s designation last week of three new national monuments in the California desert by dedicating a new community sign welcoming visitors to “The Home of the Sand to Snow National Monument” on Tuesday.The designation of Sand to Snow, in the Sonoran Desert, and Mojave Trails and […]

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Biz Bits: Think ‘inside the box’ to protect your financial well-being

Tip of the WeekFrom complicated passwords to smart home security systems, it seems like everyone these days is coming up with novel ways to protect themselves and their family and keep their valuables secure.We all want to feel safe. However, almost 60 percent of adults believe the overall level of risk facing their family – whether to personal safety or financial assets – is increasing, according to Travelers 2015 Consumer Risk Index.With so many creative and often confusing ways […]

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Blood drive set at Westech College

A Lifestream community blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Westech College, 14554 Seventh St. in Victorville. Donors will receive, while supplies last, a coupon for a small combo meal, courtesy of Jack in the Box. Donors also will receive a free cholesterol screening and Gift of Life Donor Loyalty points that may be redeemed in the online donor store at www. LStream.org. Those 15 and older are eligible to donate, but 15and 16-year-olds must provide […]

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AARP offers free tax help for seniors

AARP will offer free tax preparation for seniors every Tuesday through April 14 at the Apple Valley Senior Citizens Club, 13188 Central Road, Apple Valley. You must have your Social Security or Medicare card, picture ID and last year’s return. Hours are 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Preparation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 760-247-3155 for more information.

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Man trapped in truck successfully rescued

PHELAN — Firefighters successfully rescued a man trapped in his vehicle after a crash Monday night, authorities said. San Bernardino County Fire Department officials said in a Tuesday news release the man was trapped in his vehicle for 40 minutes, and was taken by a Mercy Air helicopter crew to a trauma hospital for treatment of his injuries.Firefighters and California Highway Patrol officials responded to a crash at the intersection of Duncan Road and Johnson Road […]

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Flagging continues for Highway 138 widening

Caltrans is continuing work on the $52.1 million State Route 138 Widening (West) Project. Through Friday this week, there will be daytime flagging between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. on SR-138 at Beekley Road. The flagging is necessary to complete curb and gutter concrete work at at Beekley, Phelan, Honey Creek and Tamarind roads. The flagging is necessary to complete electrical work at Beekley and Phelan roads and to install k-rail at Honey Creek and Tamarind roads. […]

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Victorville’s Community Cleanup Day April 9

Individuals or groups interested in volunteering for the city-wide Community Cleanup Day on April 9 must submit a registration/waiver form by March 24 to receive a free t-shirt. Volunteers also receive discount coupons for lunch at more than a dozen participating Victorville restaurants. The city is currently seeking sponsors for the event as well, which are listed on the back of the t-shirt worn by hundreds of volunteers. Sponsors […]

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