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Students discover ‘living history’

OAK HILLS — Inside a room large enough to fit three full basketball courts, a spirit of gratitude and appreciation filled the air.The Oak Hills High School gymnasium played host Saturday to this year’s Veterans Holiday Tribute, an annual lunch event where students, teachers and administrators from Hesperia Unified School District join to honor those who’ve served in all branches of the U.S. military.The event, sponsored primarily by the Don Ferrarese […]

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Date: 1512917744

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Editor’s Notebook: Perfect gifts for the Cajon Pass commuter

I got an email the other day from a website claiming to know the 20 best gifts for the road-warrior commuter. I perused the 20 and found a few to be good ideas, but most to be nothing that would have interested me when I was commuting from Hesperia to West Covina daily.But it got me to thinking. What would have been gifts I would have appreciated during my Cajon Pass commuting days?Here’s what I came up with:1) An Auto Club membership. Now I’ve been a […]

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Date: 1512917728

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Recount requested after tight race: Falling 30 votes short, Barstow remains hopeful over Measure J

BARSTOW — The city has requested a recount of the recent special election results after Measure J was narrowly defeated last month.The recount request was filed by City Manager Curt Mitchell on Dec. 4, a week after official election results showed Measure J — a half-cent sales tax meant to bolster the struggling Barstow Fire Protection District — failed to reach the two-thirds majority needed to pass.City Clerk JoAnn Cousino listed the certified results […]

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Date: 1512917711

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Fire engulfs California retirement areas, racehorse stables

Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur

Local dance studio takes on classic holiday ballet ‘The Nutcracker’

APPLE VALLEY — Local ballet studio A Dancer’s Pointe will be staging its 3rd annual production of “The Nutcracker” this weekend at Granite Hills High School, with three chances to catch the holiday-favorite ballet.The show incorporates 75 dancers and is slated to run for approximately 1 1/2 hours. Preparations for the December production last throughout the year, with rehearsals beginning in September.“All the parents chip in setting up the set, helping to […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171208/local-dance-studio-takes-on-classic-holiday-ballet-the-nutcracker?rssfeed=true
Date: 1512830589

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Authorities identify suspect in Apple Valley bank robbery

APPLE VALLEY — Authorities identified a 28-year-old man Friday afternoon as the suspect in a reported robbery at the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union on Nov. 10.Jonathan Woodcock, of Utah, was identified as the suspect in the robbery that occurred on Nov. 10 at the branch in the 15900 block of Apple Valley Road.According to authorities, Woodcock entered the credit union and handed the teller a note demanding money.”The teller handed an […]

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Date: 1512830572

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VVC board to wait on redistricting vote

VICTORVILLE — Victor Valley College trustees reportedly won’t vote on adopting a new voting district map this week, opting to continue studying options and gauging public opinion into early next year.VVC spokesman Robert Sewell confirmed to the Daily Press this week the college’s board will abstain from voting at their scheduled regular meeting on Tuesday to adopt one of at least four maps presented to them last month.Under the California Voting Rights Act, […]

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Date: 1512830555

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Ariz. Rep. Trent Franks resigns amid ethics investigation

Hesperia extends aqueduct guardrail near scene of fatal crashes

HESPERIA — Safety precautions have been taken at the the location where two vehicles left the roadway, plunged into the California Aqueduct and resulted in the death of multiple lives.Mayor Russ Blewett told the Daily Press employees with the City of Hesperia began work to extend the guardrail along Main Street near the aqueduct “the moment” the city received permission from the State of California.“We applied to the state for an encroachment permit […]

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Date: 1512743577

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