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Johnson Valley’s shared use area closure shortened

The Johnson Valley shared use area will be temporarily closed to the public Aug.11-25 while the Marine Corps conducts training to support a large-scale exercise. It was determined the window of closure for military use could be shortened from the previous announcement of Aug. 1-30 after the Marine Corps refined the scope of training. The closure period will include the time required to ensure the Shared Use Area is clear of recreation activity prior to training and to confirm the […]

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A son’s perspective: Larry Porras reflects on his father’s lessons

APPLE VALLEY — Twenty-seven years ago, Larry Porras wrote a letter.Reflection had offered a new perspective on his father — a veteran of the Korean War — and in 10 pages, he thanked Luis Porras for “his life lessons.”“As a boy, you think that you know everything,” Porras, now 57, said. “You see your dad as being this out of touch, old-fashioned guy … Men of his generation, they weren’t great at communication, but […]

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Date: 1497775824

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Greater Hope Foundation honors two special high school graduates

VICTORVILLE — The Greater Hope Foundation hosted a lunch where it honored high school graduates who were under the care of local resource families.Surrounded by Pacific Island decorations, graduates Shyan and Yiwen opened gifts as parents, friends and foundation officials took their photos during a special lunch at Shakey’s Pizza Parlor in Victorville on Friday.Greater Hope Director of Operations Reako Davis said Shyan and Yiwen are two special students who have […]

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Date: 1497775818

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Editor’s Notebook: It feels like ‘Mad Season’ in America

I grew up in the 1960s. Other than the music and the sports, I’m not sure I’d want to go back to that decade, even for a visit.Don’t get me wrong, it really wasn’t too bad being a kid in the ’60s. We enjoyed ourselves most of the time. But it really was hard to just be a kid.The world was in turmoil. Divorces were skyrocketing, leaving many of us to figure out how to cope with split families, step-parents and step-brothers and sisters. I’m sure that’s one reason why “The Brady […]

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Date: 1497775812

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Two pedestrians struck by vehicles on Ranchero Road Friday night

HESPERIA — Two pedestrians were struck by vehicles on Ranchero Road in two separate crashes on Friday night, according to authorities.The crashes both occurred late Friday night, one at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Ranchero and the other at Lassen Road and Ranchero, according to San Bernardino County Fire Department officials. A man was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center with […]

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Date: 1497775805

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Barstow man arrested in connection to hit-and-run death

LENWOOD — A man accused of intentionally ramming his vehicle into another man, causing fatal injuries, was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday, authorities said.Abelardo Reyes Jaramillo, 50, of Barstow, was placed behind bars after San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials say he deliberately hit Larry Tortes, 35, also of Barstow, with his vehicle late Tuesday. Tortes died of his injuries early Friday morning, authorities said. […]

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Date: 1497688846

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Cycling for a cause: Journey of Hope team aims to raise awareness, support for people with disabilities

VICTORVILLE — A group of cross-country cyclists with a passion to raise awareness and support for people with disabilities made a pit stop to connect with the community.The Journey of Hope South bike team, consisting of 29 cyclists and eight crew members, arrived at Hook Community Center in Victorville on Friday on the second day of their 3,745-mile cycling trip from Long Beach to to Washington, D.C.One of three Journey of Hope teams, consisting of collegiate members of […]

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Local firefighter coming full circle

Dad’s wish list: Family time, food top list for High Desert men

VICTORVILLE — Over 70 million dads will be showered with traditional Father’s Day gifts such as cologne, ties and socks on Sunday.But what do High Desert dads really want on the special day that was first celebrated over 100 years ago? Here are the results of a recent Daily Press online survey that asked local dads what they most desired for Father’s Day.1) Family timeThe No. 1 most requested “gift” by dads was to spend […]

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Date: 1497688827

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Man airlifted after being struck by vehicle Friday

HESPERIA — A man was airlifted to a trauma center after being struck by a vehicle in a crash late Friday, authorities said. Authorities were dispatched to the intersection of Maple and Ranchero roads at 8:37 p.m. Friday following reports of a vehicle-versus-pedestrian crash in the area.Specifics on the crash are still scarce, but San Bernardino County Fire Department spokesman Ryan Vaccaro said the man suffered “serious injuries” from the impact. An airship was […]

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Date: 1497688820

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